On a ‘cursed’ sunny, warm Toronto evening, the Patio at Roy Thomson Hall is a perfect venue for the cities office tower denizens to relax comfortably against the backdrop of the city-scape & live music in the background. A FAMILY CURSE features father & daughter duo Neil Osbourne (of 54-40 infamy) and rising star KANDLE […]
Rockabilly legend “Slim” Jim Phantom of The Stray Cats fame landed in Toronto for an intimate show at the Cadillac Lounge. Rejuvenating one of the earliest styles of rock and roll music in the 1980s, The Stray Cats exposed a new generation to the early 1950s rockabilly sound. Opening the night was Toronto rockabilly icons The Royal Crowns.
A special TIFF premiere of “Quincy” with arguably one of the most successful, influential artists of all time — Quincy Jones. With Quincy’s daughter Rashida Jones leading the charge in creating the documentary, the audience was treated to compelling insights into Quincy’s life. A very special performance from another great Chaka Khan (w. Mark Ronson & Yebba […]
LYNYRD SKYNYRD: LAST OF THE STREET SURVIVORS FAREWELL TOUR w. ZZ TOP, 38 SPECIAL & BLACKFOOT @ Budweiser Stage (Aug 11, 2018)
“I love people, I love black people, I love gay people, I’m a left-wing liberal hippie…” Lynyrd Skynyrd: If I Leave Here Tomorrow (2018) Much to the chagrin of a few wearing “God, Guns & Trump” t-shirts, during intermissions, Showtime previewed their latest documentary Lynyrd Skynyrd: If I Leave Here Tomorrow to the hardcore southern rock faithful. Demonstrating […]
Hailing from nearby Detroit, Michigan for two sold out shows in Toronto, Greta Van Fleet (GVF) practically exploded onto the world stage on the strength of their first single, “Highway Tune”. Unfairly, the band has been assigned the burdening task of “carrying the torch” for rock music (even overhearing a few in the crowd making […]