By: Curtis Sindrey – In a new interview with CBC, an Ottawa woman has accused Hedley lead singer Jacob Hoggard of rape. The unnamed 24-year-old woman attended Algonquin College when she first connected with Hoggard in Nov. 2016. She served as a volunteer at the WE Day Concert in Ottawa, where Hedley were scheduled to perform. They … Continue reading
By: Curtis Sindrey – Juno Award-winning band Hedley has lost their Canadian tour opener, Neon Dreams, radio station support, and their management team, following sexual misconduct allegations that came to light earlier this week. Canadian four-piece EDM band, Neon Dreams, who was scheduled to open for Hedley on their ongoing “Cageless Tour”, posted a statement to their … Continue reading
Photos by: Orest Dorosh – San Francisco-based garage rock band Black Rebel Motorcycle Club, who released their eighth album, Wrong Creatures, on January 12th, 2018 via Vagrant, which featured the singles “Little Thing Gone Wild”, “Haunt”, “Question of Faith”, and “King of Bones”, performed at Rebel in Toronto last night (Feb. 6th) with Seattle-based garage rock band Night Beats, who released their … Continue reading
Photos by: Orest Dorosh – R&B/Hip-Hop artist Janet Jackson, who released her newest album, Unbreakable, on October 2nd, 2015 via BMG, performed at the Air Canada Centre in Toronto last night during her ongoing “State Of The World Tour”.
Photos by: Orest Dorosh – Rock singer-songwriter Steven Van Zandt, who released his newest solo album, Soulfire, on May 19th, 2017, and who is best known as a member of Bruce Springsteen’s E Street Band, performed at the Danforth Music Hall in Toronto last night (Oct. 9th).
Photos by: Orest Dorosh – Lido Pimienta has won the 2017 Polaris Music Prize for the album, La Papessa. “Not in English, not in French. But we’re here,” said Pimienta after accepting the award. Held at the historic Carlu in Toronto last night (Sept. 18th), the evening featured performances by six of the 10 nominees, including Weaves, Lido … Continue reading
Photos by: Orest Dorosh – Irish soft rock singer-songwriter Imelda May, who released her fifth album, Life Love Flesh Blood, on April 7th, 2017 via Decca, which was produced by T Bone Burnett (Roy Orbison, Elton John, Elvis Costello, Diana Krall), performed at the Danforth Music Hall in Toronto last night with Guelph, ON-based singer/songwriter NEFE, who won … Continue reading
Photos by: Orest Dorosh & Curtis Sindrey – Alessia Cara and Joe Jonas reigned Toronto last night as hosts of the 2017 iHeartRadio Much Music Video Awards, where Canadian DJ collective A Tribe Called Red took home their first ever hardware for Video of the Year (“R.E.D.”) and Best Director (“Stadium Pow Wow”, Kevan Funk). Meanwhile, hometown hip-hop sensation Drake won two … Continue reading
Photos by: Orest Dorosh – The 2017 CMAO Awards took place at Centennial Hall in London, Ontario last night, which featured performances by Aaron Pritchett, Cold Creek Country, James Barker Band, Jessica Mitchell, Tim Hicks, and more. Check out the full list of winners below. Single of the Year “Beer Weather” – Cold Creek County “Cherry Bomb” … Continue reading
Photos by: Orest Dorosh – Welsh indie rock band Catfish and the Bottlemen, who released their second album, The Ride, on May 27th, 2016 via Capitol, which followed up their 2014 debut album, The Balcony, and featured the singles “Soundcheck”, “7”, “Twice”, and “Outside”, performed at Rebel in Toronto last night with Columbus-based psychedelic rock band Worn Flints, who released a new song … Continue reading