NXNE announces Kaytranada to perform at Port Lands in place of Tyler The Creator

North By Northeast (NXNE) is happy to announce that Canadian DJ, producer, Prism Prize and Polaris Prize winner, Kaytranada will be performing at the Port Lands on Saturday, June 24. He will be performing in place of Tyler The Creator, who will no longer be performing at the festival due to circumstances out of their […]

Nominees announced for the 2017 iHeartRadio MMVAs

The list of nominees for the 2017 edition of the iHeartRadio MMVA’s has been announced and it looks like Shawn Mendes, Grimes and A Tribe Called Red are leading the pack! The Canadian artists have an impressive four nominations each and they’ll be seeing their directors face off against each other in the category of […]

PONY are bringing pop punk to Mississauga

Toronto pop punk group PONY will be making their Mississauga debut May 28 at Clarke Hall in Port Credit. The show, presented by local promoter Daniel G. Wilson, will feature PONY along with Mississauga punk favourites River Groves, Oakville slowcore darlings Poor You, and a very exciting secret band. This will be the second stop […]

Countdown to World Fiddle Day Toronto – Interview with Anne Lederman

World Fiddle Day Toronto takes place tomorrow, on Saturday May 20. Yesterday we had a chat with Toronto based duo, DnA. Today we are happy to have the opportunity to have a short chat with fiddler and founder of the event, Anne Lederman. Enjoy! First off, care to introduce yourself to the Canadian Beats readers? […]

First wave of performers announced for the 2017 Canadian National Exhibition

Its hard to believe that we can already share with you, a list of performers for the 2017 Canadian National Exhibition, an event held annually in Toronto that marks the unofficial end of summer.  But this week the CNE has announced that the Sam Roberts Band, Kiefer Sutherland, USS (Ubiquitous Synergy Seeker), Aaron Pritchett, Chad Brownlee, John Kay […]

NXNE launch party announced featuring Peaches

North By Northeast (NXNE) has just announced that they will host a launch party on June 19, 2017 at The Phoenix Concert Theatre featuring electro-pop artist, Peaches. Peaches is a well known name in Canada, from her acclaimed theatre productions to her cinematic debut at Toronto International Film Festival, her ‘Live at Massey Hall’ show […]

CBC Music Festival announces additional artists

CBC Music today announced that Daniela Andrade, The Beaches, Jon Bryant and Birds of Bellwoods will join the slate of talented Canadian musicians set to perform at Toronto’s RBC Echo Beach for the CBC Music Festival on Saturday, May 27. Limited tickets are still available through Live Nation at cbcmusic.ca/festival for $39.50 + fees; admission for children 12 and under is free. Set times for the CBC Music […]