By: Curtis Sindrey – Visiting Calgary is an experience not like any other. At first glance, it looks like your typical bustling western Canadian city. But with a booming economy and a thriving arts scene, Calgary has cemented itself as a go-to destination. Every June, music fans descend on Calgary for the city’s annual Sled Island Music … Continue reading
By: Staff – Calgary-based singer-songwriter Michael Bernard Fitzgerald is back with his new single “Rip My Heart Out”. Fitzgerald, who cites artists such as Bryan Adams, Springsteen, and Paul Simon and influences, has been crafting his forthcoming album with Grammy award winning producer Dennis Herring (Modest Mouse, Ra Ra Riot, Wavves), which is set for release this September. … Continue reading
Photos by: Adriana Malinowska – 90s alt-rock band I Mother Earth, who released their newest album, The Quicksilver Meat Dream, on April 8th, 2003 via Universal, which was co-produced by David Bottrill (Tool, Dream Theater, The Smashing Pumpkins), performed at the Palace Theatre in Calgary last night (April 27th) with Canadian alternative rock band Finger … Continue reading
Photos by: Adriana Malinowska – Vancouver-based pop-rock quartet Hedley, who released their newest album, Cageless, on September 29th, 2017 via Universal Music Canada, which featured the singles “Love Again”, and “Better Days”, performed at Stampede Corral in Calgary last night (Feb. 12th) with Canadian Pop/Electronic/Rock singer-songwriter Shawn Hook, who released his newest EP, My Side of Your Story, on June 16th, … Continue reading
Photos by: Adriana Malinowska – Hard Rock band Pop Evil, who released their fourth album, Up, on August 21st, 2015 via eOne, which was produced by Adam Kasper (Nirvana, Foo Fighters, Queens of the Stone Age, Pearl Jam), performed at Marquee Beer Market & Stage in Calgary on July 26th.
Photos by: Jay Munoz – Australian indie folk-rock band The Paper Kites, who released their second album, Twelvefour, on August 28th, 2015 via Sony, which featured the singles “Electric Indigo”, “Revelator Eyes”, and “Renegade”, and which was written entirely between the hours of midnight and four am, performed at the Gateway in Calgary last night with Oklahoma City-based indie rock band … Continue reading
Photos by: CARAS – It was a victorious weekend for The Weeknd, who earned an outstanding total of five JUNO Awards during the 45th annual music awards last night in Calgary. The alternative R&B sensation scooped up two statuettes for Single of the Year and Album of the Year during the live broadcast at the Scotiabank Saddledome. Having already won … Continue reading
Photos by: CARAS – Canada’s biggest music stars, including: Nickelback, Walk Off The Earth, Young Empires, Brett Kissel, Lights, Marianas Trench, Scott Helman, and Death From Above 1979 walked the red carpet prior to the 2016 JUNO Awards at the Scotiabank Saddledome in Calgary last night.
Photos by: CARAS – The 2016 JUNO Songwriters’ Circle brought together some of the most talented Canadian singer-songwriters last night including Matthew Good, Paul Brandt, Old Man Luedecke, Autumn Hill, Alex Cuba, Ria Mae, and Alan Doyle, where they shared songs and stories on stage.
Photos by: CARAS – The Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (CARAS) crowned 35 new JUNO Award winners during the 2016 JUNO Gala Dinner & Awards last night in Calgary. Following a hugely successful year with the release of his chart-topping album Beauty Behind the Madness, alternative R&B singer-songwriter The Weeknd scored a hat-trick tonight, snagging wins for Artist of the Year, … Continue reading