Interview with Jim Dan Dee

Jim Dan Dee, a self-described ‘bourbon fuelled funkabilly grunge blues’ band from Toronto, have been making some substantial waves in the Toronto music scene lately.  They have performed several shows locally, including two at the famous Cherry Cola’s and have an upcoming Eastern Canadian tour planned in co-operation with Jim Beam bourbon.  The band is […]

Taiwan’s music scene to be represented at Canadian Music Week

The Rivoli will play host to Taiwan Beats, a showcase featuring three bands from Taiwan; including bluesy garage band, 88 Balaz, Indigenous group, Outlet Drift, and electro-indie band, P. C. B.  The show is in partnership with The Wall, one of Taiwan’s premiere event hubs.  It will take place on Thursday April 20th with doors and cocktail reception at 6:00 pm […]

New single released by DYLYN

Toronto-based artist, DYLYN (Gwendolyn Lewis) has released a new single, “Secret”,  She has been described as 80s synths, sultry vocals and a dose of rock and roll. DYLYN’s inspiration for this song was personal: “My life was turned upside down and as a result this song emerged. ‘Secret’ became therapeutic, it helped me deal with this crazy thing […]

Photo Review – RALPH EP Release Party

Who: RALPH Venue: Drake Underground Where: Toronto, ON Toronto-based pop/disco/soul artists, RALPH, performed to a SOLD OUT crowd last night at the Drake Underground for her EP Release Party.  Her self-titled EP debuted on March 3 with 604 Records.  RALPH has been identify by both Spotify and Buzzfeed as an artist to watch in 2017.   The Drake Underground provided a warm, intimate […]

Interview – The Nursery

We recently caught up with Alex Pulec of Toronto based pop rockers The Nursery to discuss the release of their debut album Life After Wartime, their win at the Jim Beam Make History Talent Search, and what’s next for the band. Read on to see what the band will be up to, and be sure […]

Photo Review – Steve Strongman & Sean Pinchin

Who – Steve Strongman, Sean Pinchin When – March 9, 2017 Where – The Rivoli, Toronto, ON Juno award winning blues musician Steve Strongman performed at The Rivoli in Toronto on March 9th, 2017 in support of his new album No Time Like Now. Strongman is a seasoned live performer and does not disappoint. Canadian […]

New additions to the Canadian Music Week lineup announced

Canadian Music Week just keeps getting bigger and better with every announcement including Detroit M.C and G.O.O.D. Music, Gold selling artist BIG SEAN, indie rockers and JUNO Award winners THE STRUMBELLAS, Inuk throat singer, JUNO Award and Polaris Prize winner TANYA TAGAQ, Juno Award winning alt-folk duo WHITEHORSE, Canadian rock veterans 54•40, two-time JUNO Award […]