By: Curtis Sindrey – It was a Saturday night in a world of possibilities as Arkells took the stage last night (Aug. 14) at Toronto’s Budweiser Stage for their second of three shows dubbed the “Arkells Long Weekend.” In one of their first shows in over 500 days, the Hamilton-based band brought along an optimistic outlook … Continue reading
Photos by: Joanna Glezakos – Toronto-based singer-songwriter Scott Helman, who released his newest album, Nonsuch Park (SA), on September 4th, 2020 via Warner Music Canada, performed at the CityView Drive-In in Toronto last night (Aug. 7th).
By: Staff – The Prism Prize announced today the Top 20 Canadian music videos of the year eligible for the 2021 Grand Prize, as voted by a jury of more than 130 Canadian music, film, and media arts professionals. The Grand Prize winner will be revealed and awarded $20,000 as part of a virtual presentation … Continue reading
By: Sasha Lindsay – Dr. Chris Gibbs, Chair, School of Creative Industries, Faculty of Communication and Design at Ryerson University discusses the roadmap to recovery for live events, touches on nostalgia’s role in increased digital revenue, the theatrical side that is emerging in live events, how music and community will still thrive with safety measures being met … Continue reading
By: Staff – A new study measuring the economic and cultural impact of Toronto’s live music venues was released today at a virtual news conference by the City of Toronto and the Canadian Live Music Association. The long-awaited study entitled Re:Venues: A Case and Path Forward for Toronto’s Live Music Industry, outlines the contributions and status of … Continue reading
Photos by: Joanna Glezakos – Juno Award winning Canadian rock band, Sam Roberts Band, who released their newest album, All Of Us, on October 16th via Secret Weapon/Known Accomplice Records, performed at the OLG Play Stage in Toronto last night (Sept. 30th).
Photos by: Joanna Glezakos – Alt-Rock band The Sheepdogs, who released their sixth album, Changing Colours, on February 2nd, 2018 via Warner Music Canada, performed at the OLG Play Stage in Toronto last night (Sept. 17th) with soulful rocker Terra Lightfoot, who will release her new album, Consider the Speed, on October 16th via Sonic Unyon, which will … Continue reading
Photos by: Joanna Glezakos – Canadian indie rock band Walk Off The Earth, who released their newest album, Here We Go!, on October 25th, 2019 via Golden Carrot, which received Group of the Year, and Pop Album of the Year nominations at the 2020 Juno Awards, and which followed up their EP, Subscribe to the Holidays, which … Continue reading
By: Staff – The Prism Prize has announced that they will celebrate the Top 20 Canadian music videos of the year and reveal the 2020 Grand Prize winner during a livestream event on July 23 at 8:00 PM ET on PrismPrize.com and the @PrismPrize Facebook, Twitter and YouTube channels. Following the cancellation of the 2020 … Continue reading
By: Curtis Sindrey – As the coronavirus pandemic continues to dominate the world, the music photography community, along with the music industry as a whole, has been heavily impacted as music venues close and tours are postponed. With an end not quite in sight, photographers are forced to adapt to this “new normal” as they struggle to … Continue reading