Countdown to World Fiddle Day Toronto – Interview with DnA

World Fiddle Day Toronto takes place in two days, on Saturday May 20 but we felt it definitely deserved some exposure, so today and tomorrow we will post interviews with two of the musicians that will be performing at the event. Today, we had the chance to ask Toronto based DnA (Diana and Andrew Dawydchak) […]

5th Annual World Fiddle Day Toronto takes place May 20

On May 20, 2017 the fifth annual World Fiddle Day Toronto takes place at Aga Khan Museum. There will be 100 fiddlers playing tunes from all over the world accompanied by a stellar back-up band consisting of world percussion, clarinet and keys. Special guest artists are Pascal Gemme/ Yann Falquet (Quebec fiddle/guitar), Kousha Nakhaei (Persian […]

The Budweiser County Fair is the place to be this July

On July 14-15, 525 King Street West in Toronto is the place to be. The inaugural Budweiser County Fair will take place, and will fill the city with Country music. The two-day festival will bring 6000 people to King West for live music from some great country music stars, BBQ from some of Toronto’s top […]

Canadian Beats Passport – The Edge Secret Thing 3 sees Royal Blood play Velvet Underground

When: May 12, 2017 Venue: Velvet Underground Where: Toronto, Ontario When Toronto radio station 102.1 The Edge decides it’s time to host one of their Secret Thing concert series you know you’re going to be in for a treat. First it was The Lumineers at Mod Club, then we saw Billy Talent at the Legendary […]

5 must see bands at the CBC Music Fest

The CBC Music Festival takes place at Echo Beach in Toronto on May 27,2017 this year. It features an already impressive line-up which by the way is 100% Canadian. 5. Keys N Krates are a Canadian electronic music band formed in 2008 out of Toronto, Ontario. The group consists of drummer Adam Tune, keyboardist David […]

Photo Review – Teo Milea & Terry Lim

Who: Teo Milea & Terry Lim When: May 13, 2017 Where: Al Green Theatre, Toronto Teo Milea debuted his piano and flute concert A New Beginning, alongside fellow musician Terry Lim on May 13, 2017 to a full house at the Al Green Theatre in Toronto. Together they played six songs total, written by Milea in Romania and Toronto. In […]

Laura Marling at Danforth Music Hall

Canadian Beats Passport – Show Review – Laura Marling and Valley Queen

Who: Laura Marling, Valley Queen When: May 10, 2017 Where: Danforth Music Hall, Toronto Words by Dave Pihlaja, edited by Janine Wong The stage and equipment were decorated with flowers, looking more akin to a wedding reception than a concert venue when Laura Marling and her band took to the stage. Opening the night was Valley […]