iHeartRadio FanFest - CMW 2019

In Photos: Marshmello and more at iHeartRadio FanFest during Canadian Music Week 2019

(By: Angela McLean) Each year at Canadian Music Week, the iHeartRadio FanFest brings together a mix of trending and emerging talent dominating Canadian airwaves. This year (May 8), that mix included the likes of “Happier” artist Marshmello, The Launch favourites Elijah Woods x Jamie Fine and producer/DJ Frank Walker, with special guests. Scroll down for photos and inside scoop from each performance at the star-studded night. Neon … Continue reading In Photos: Marshmello and more at iHeartRadio FanFest during Canadian Music Week 2019

Kevin Garrett Toronto

Interview: Kevin Garrett on Canadian fans, ‘Hoax’ and writing for Beyoncé

(By: Angela McLean) No ‘hoax’ here — Kevin Garrett is the real deal. The indie pop singer-songwriter may not be a household name (yet), but his work speaks volumes. Garrett’s debut 2015 EP ‘Mellow Drama’ introduced the world to a soft-spoken artist with a lot to say through his music. Another EP, ‘False Hope,’ and several singles later, he shared his eagerly anticipated debut LP … Continue reading Interview: Kevin Garrett on Canadian fans, ‘Hoax’ and writing for Beyoncé

Alec Benjamin on stage at the Mod Club Theatre in Toronto on April 14, 2019

Interview: Alec Benjamin on Alessia Cara, John Mayer and Outrunning Karma

(By: Angela McLean) Just a few years ago, pop singer-songwriter Alec Benjamin was hustling his way to future stardom, performing for teenage fans in line to see the likes of Shawn Mendes and Troye Sivan. Now, he’s the artist people are paying to watch, with Benjamin on his second near sell-out tour in six months. His current Outrunning Karma Tour follows the November release of … Continue reading Interview: Alec Benjamin on Alessia Cara, John Mayer and Outrunning Karma

Six April concerts to celebrate spring

(By: Ella Bonaldi) April means the start of sunny weather, and although Toronto always gets one last burst of snow, spring is definitely on its way. Concerts are a great way to usher in the sunshine, and whether you’re at a huge venue like the Scotiabank Arena or a more intimate hall like the Danforth, these six concerts are must-sees for April. Ariana Grande Wednesday, … Continue reading Six April concerts to celebrate spring

Interview: Max Frost on Gold Rush, summer festivals and Twenty One Pilots

(By: Angela McLean) It would appear that recording artist Max Frost has struck gold. The October release and subsequent success of his debut album, ‘Gold Rush,’ has set him on his first 31-stop headlining tour across the U.S. and Canada, continuing until April 27. He’s already drawing sizable crowds, thanks in part to his previous gigs opening for alt-rock heavyweights Twenty One Pilots on their … Continue reading Interview: Max Frost on Gold Rush, summer festivals and Twenty One Pilots

Interview: Wes Mack on new music, new movies and new approaches

(By: Angela McLean) Wes Mack is a jack of all trades. The Alberta-born, B.C.-living singer and songwriter, who just released his latest single “Never Have I Ever” with Canadian duo Sons of Daughters, skyrocketed to country fame after scoring an opening slot on Shania Twain’s Rock This Country tour in 2015. Night after night, he crashed Twain’s set and jammed out with his fellow Canadian … Continue reading Interview: Wes Mack on new music, new movies and new approaches

Review: Greyson Chance was “Good as Gold” in Toronto

(By: Angela McLean) Greyson Chance has all the makings of a star – an extensive discography, refined sound, creative vision, and dedication to his craft. This weekend (March 2 and 3) at The Drake Underground in Toronto, Chance rounded out his star talents by proving his live show is worth the watch. “Last year I was in college and now I’m out here playing shows … Continue reading Review: Greyson Chance was “Good as Gold” in Toronto

Six concerts in Toronto worth a night off this March

(By: Angela McLean) Spring is finally set to arrive this month and we’re ready to start adding fun, upbeat tunes back to our playlists—anything to help us forget the bitter cold winter. Thankfully, the artists set to bless Toronto with their presence this March boast discographies with many light and groovy tracks we can’t wait to shout the words to in person. Make it a … Continue reading Six concerts in Toronto worth a night off this March

Cassidy Mackenzie

Interview: Cassidy Mackenzie makes her smash debut with “Wish”

(By: Angela McLean) We have a new artist for you to add to your radar – Vancouver-born songstress Cassidy Mackenzie. Releasing her debut single “Wish” today (Feb. 22), Mackenzie is already a star in the making, boasting a unique sound that blends together pop, electronic and R&B influences. The result is high-energy, radio-ready tracks that touch on love, loss and lust. If you like what … Continue reading Interview: Cassidy Mackenzie makes her smash debut with “Wish”