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Live Nation Canada Details COVID-19 Entry Requirements For Fall Concerts

By: Staff – Committed to bringing concerts back in the best ways, today Live Nation Canada announced that it will be rolling out protocols requiring all artists and fans to either show proof of COVID vaccination OR a negative COVID test to enter shows at Live Nation Canada’s fully owned and operated venues, where permitted … Continue reading

Osheaga and îLESONIQ Postponed to 2022

By: Staff –  The Osheaga and îLESONIQ music festivals, which take place annually in Montreal, have officially been postponed to 2022 due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.  In a statement, festival promoter Evenko, said, “Evenko’s priority has always been the health and safety of festival attendees and, due to an ever-evolving COVID-19 situation, the decision has been taken … Continue reading

Interview: DVSN on Their Creative Process, Staying Inspired, & Mentoring Emerging Canadian Artists With “First Up with RBCxMusic”

By: Sasha Lindsay – The R&B duo DVSN, consisting of singer Daniel Daley and producer Paul ‘Nineteen85’ Jefferies talk about their creative process, staying inspired and making art in a bubble during the COVID-19 pandemic. They address mentorship, community outreach and the importance of being ambassadors for First Up with RBCxMusic, for emerging Canadian artists. Citing … Continue reading

Interview: Dr. Chris Gibbs Talks Return of Live Music, Socially Distanced Concerts, & The Future of Entertainment

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

Dark Days for Toronto’s Live Music Venues: New Study Finds Venues at Risk of Closure

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

Podcast: Dakota Arsenault of Contra Zoom Talks Media Consumption During Quarantine

By: Staff – In a new feature to Aesthetic Magazine, we are proud to announce that we are the new presenting partner for Toronto-based film podcast Contra Zoom. Your host, Dakota Arsenault, goes in depth about everything film; from lists, to reviews, and more! On this episode Royce Benson returns after guesting on the Top Ten … Continue reading

Waxahatchee Announces Full Album Livestream Series

By: Staff – In the wake of her postponed spring tour, Waxahatchee has announced a series of livestreams that will take her through her entire discography. A full schedule and rundown is below. Tickets $15 per show and $50 for the entire series. Katie had this to say about the shows: “I’m announcing a run … Continue reading

Brett Kissel Announces Drive-In Country Music Concert

By: Staff – Tough times don’t last, tough people do. Those words have never been more relevant as the world faces the challenges of the unprecedented COVID-19 pandemic. Together with Safeway Canada, Brett Kissel has announced ‘Brett Kissel – Live at the Drive-In,’ a social distancing drive-in country music concert taking place on Saturday, June … Continue reading

July Talk Announces Toronto Drive-In Theatre Concerts

By: Staff – Toronto’s July Talk has always straddled the line between cinema and rock and roll, which makes the setting for the band’s first post-lockdown concert – a drive-in movie theatre – just the ticket. The event, the first of its kind announced in Canada, will bring one of the country’s best live bands … Continue reading

Interview: 7 Music Photographers and How They’re Coping During COVID-19

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

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