Six must-see May concerts in the 6

(By: Angela McLean) If you think April showered Toronto with great shows, May is bringing in a whole new flower bed of killer live music options across the city. There is something for everyone in the diverse mix of artists playing in Toronto this month, from international EDM stars to homegrown indie-pop talents. Check out our list of the six concerts you can’t miss this … Continue reading Six must-see May concerts in the 6

EXCLUSIVE: MAX celebrates ‘Hell’s Kitchen Angel’ and The Sleepover Tour

(By: Angela McLean) If you are in search of a fresh artist with a long list of poppy-soul tunes, a massive stage presence and a heart of gold, “holla” at MAX. The New York-based singer probably spends more of his days on the road than he does at home, but it is just another symbol of his years of hard work paying off. He has … Continue reading EXCLUSIVE: MAX celebrates ‘Hell’s Kitchen Angel’ and The Sleepover Tour

Review: Clean Bandit and Zara Larsson earned their way into Toronto’s ‘symphony’

(By: Angela McLean) British trio Clean Bandit and Swedish singer Zara Larsson recently released their collaboration “Symphony,” a track about wanting to be a part of someone’s life. If the Toronto crowd they performed for earlier this week (April 24) was their end goal, they were welcomed into the ‘symphony’ with open arms. The pair’s current tour is in anticipation of Clean Bandit’s upcoming sophomore … Continue reading Review: Clean Bandit and Zara Larsson earned their way into Toronto’s ‘symphony’

Six must-see April concerts in the 6

(By: Angela McLean) There is no doubt that the month of April is showering Toronto music fans with a wide variety of great shows. An already-packed month of music is being bolstered on the national stage with the annual Canadian Music Week, taking place April 18-23 around the city. We have rounded up six of the best shows happening this month to add to your … Continue reading Six must-see April concerts in the 6

Review: John Mayer brought his Search to Toronto

(By: Nick Baxter) John Mayer had the whole Air Canada Centre harmonizing Monday night as he returned to Toronto in the midst of releasing a new album. The singer/songwriter decided to take a creative approach to the release of ‘The Search for Everything’ by only releasing four songs every month until the album is complete. When he arrived in Toronto, eight of his new songs … Continue reading Review: John Mayer brought his Search to Toronto

Review: Bastille kicked off North American tour with a bang in Toronto

(By: Valerie Dittrich) Despite being extremely jet-lagged and exhausted from spending the day prior touring the city, the London-based indie-pop band Bastille kept fans dancing to the rhythm of the night during the kick-off show of their North American tour. The crowd slowly filled the seats of the Air Canada Centre on Mar. 24, eventually becoming an almost full house by the time the main … Continue reading Review: Bastille kicked off North American tour with a bang in Toronto

Review: Vince Staples locked down Toronto with the Life Aquatic Tour

(By: Sorcha Beirne) Vince Staples may have stumbled into his role as a rapper, but his talent and focus creates an undeniably magnetic stage presence. Staples never disappoints, and such was clear at this weekend’s Toronto stop of his The Life Aquatic Tour. As the crowd began to pile into the venue, The Phoenix Concert Theatre, on Friday night (Mar. 24), they were met with … Continue reading Review: Vince Staples locked down Toronto with the Life Aquatic Tour

Review: Passenger brought fans along for magical Toronto show

(By: Emma Johnston-Wheeler) Michael Rosenberg, better known by his stage name Passenger, is a man of charm and well…immaculate manners. The English singer/songwriter had an incredible stage presence during his show at Rebel on Mar. 15. Following an opening performance by Australian indie rock-folk band The Paper Kites, Rosenberg emerged on the stage with the familiarity of a person whose spent every day of their … Continue reading Review: Passenger brought fans along for magical Toronto show

CONTEST: Win tickets to Toronto’s Bassweek 2017

(By: Angela McLean) Get ready to feel the bass. Toronto’s annual Bassweek music series returns this weekend to kick off a two-weekend fiesta of hard-hitting beatmakers playing in the 6. In celebration of Bassweek’s seventh year in Toronto, we want to hook up one RUtv News reader with a pair of tickets to each of the four main shows and post-party: Fri., Mar. 17 – … Continue reading CONTEST: Win tickets to Toronto’s Bassweek 2017

Review: Amber Run releases new album ‘For a Moment, I Was Lost’

(By: Valerie Dittrich) After a rocky beginning to their career, the U.K. band Amber Run has found success in the new year – signing to a new record label and releasing their second studio album, ‘For a Moment, I Was Lost.’ The record dropped in the U.S. and Canada on Feb. 10 digitally, with the CD and vinyl set to be released Mar. 17. Following … Continue reading Review: Amber Run releases new album ‘For a Moment, I Was Lost’