Not-to-be-missed performances at 2017 Festival d’été de Québec

Two of our Toronto contributors, Cassandra Popescu and Nicole Wolfe, will be packing their bags and heading east to cover the 2017 Festival d’été de Québec in July.  This festival runs from July 6-16 at many indoor and outdoor venues across the city and is absolutely JAM-PACKED with a wonderful lineup of Canadian and International artists. […]

Canadian Music Week announces final round of 2017 programming

In less than two weeks, Canadian Music week will take over Toronto with showcases celebrating the best local and international talent in the industry. Some of the exciting new announcements to the festival include The Dandy Warhols, Canadian indie stars Yukon Blonde, Toronto producer Tasha the Amazon, Juno award winner Jess Moskaluke, James Barker Band […]

Festival d’été de Québec announces lineup additions

Festival d’été de Québec has already announced a tremendous lineup including Arkells, Andy Shauf, Backstreet Boys, Lady Antebellum, P!NK and so much more…but they are not done! The festival has just announced a slew of lineup additions for their 50th anniversary. Some of the new additions to the already killer lineup are indie-rock band, Wolf […]

More artists added to the Canadian Music Week Line-Up

Canadian Music Week, Canada’s biggest new music and discovery festival, has announced even more artists for their festival to an already impressive line-up including Earl Sweatshirt, Wolf Parade, Good Charlotte, Danko Jones, The Beaches, Frigs and many many more.  CMW 2017 takes place April 18 – 23 at over 30 venues across downtown Toronto. “CMW is a unique event, as […]

Review – Dante DeCaro

Album:  Kill Your Boyfriend Release Date:  November 4, 2016 Download Genre:  Acoustic, Big Bass Drummed, Gentle Vocal, Synth Tunes When one is on the road playing a reunion tour with the much beloved Wolf Parade, is the lead singer of Johnny and the Moon, and is a founding member of Western Canadian sensation Hot Hot […]

Wayhome Music & Arts Festival: Highlights Day 1

Photo Credit: Cassandra Popescu & B Hartling Two of Canadian Beats photographers are having an amazing time covering Wayhome Music & Arts Festival in Oro-Medonte, here are some day 1 highlights from B Hartling and Cassandra Popescu, and stay tuned to Canadian Beats for more coverage, as they are back at it today for Day 2! Tennyson: […]

Wayhome is back for year Two and is looking to blow 2015 out of the water

Wayhome Music & Arts Festival, billed by many as “Bonnaroo North”, is the brain child of Republic Live (producers of Boots & Hearts Festival, Canada’s largest country music camping festival) and Bonnaroo co-founders AC Entertainment. The festival combines music, art installations, a nightly silent disco and some of the best food trucks Ontario has on […]