Photos by: Justin Roth – Alternative Hip-Hop band Dirty Heads, who released their sixth album, Swim Team, on October 13th, 2017 via Five Seven Music, performed at the Danforth Music Hall in Toronto last night (Oct. 23rd).
Photos by: Brendan Albert – Jamaican reggae artist Ziggy Marley, who released his newest album, Rebellion Rises, on May 18th, 2018 via Tuff Gong Worldwide, performed at the Opera House in Toronto last night (Sept. 20th).
By: Curtis Sindrey – Jamaica’s beloved Reggae Sumfest music festival brought the best of reggae, and dancehall to Montego Bay in a celebration of creativity and talent. The festival, which launched in 1993, has since hosted a variety of both international stars and iconic Jamaican artists including 50 Cent, Rihanna, Usher, Damian Marley, Stephen Marley, Beres Hammond, and … Continue reading
By: Adam Harrison – In a new feature to Aesthetic Magazine, we are proud to announce a collaboration with Toronto-based writer/photographer/podcast host Adam R. Harrison and his new show, The Adamantium Podcast, which features local and celebrity guests engage in casual conversations on art, culture, and entertainment. In episode 15, 90s Canadian reggae artist, Snow, join us … Continue reading
Photos by: Andrew Hartl – Toronto-based blues rock-reggae band Big Sugar, who released their newest album, Calling All The Youth, on August 28th, 2015 via Bread and Butter Productions, which followed up their 2014 album, Yardstyle, which featured acoustic versions of their catalogue of hit songs, performed at the Danforth Music Hall in Toronto last night.
Photos by: Justin Roth – Huntington Beach, California-based reggae band Dirty Heads, who released their self-titled fifth album on July 15th, 2016 via Five Seven, which featured the single “That’s All I Need”, and which followed up their 2014 album, Sound of Change, which featured the singles “My Sweet Summer”, “Sound of Change”, and “End of the World”, performed at the … Continue reading
Photos by: Jaime Espinoza – Acclaimed Jamaican reggae singer-songwriter Ziggy Marley, who is the oldest son of Bob Marley, and who released his self-titled sixth solo album on May 20th, 2016, which followed up his 2014 album, Fly Rasta, performed at the Danforth Music Hall in Toronto last night with New Jersey-based indie folk singer-songwriter Anthony D’Amato, who … Continue reading
Photos by: Justin Roth – Juno Award-nominated Toronto-based reggae rock band IllScarlett, who released their self-titled fifth album on September 2nd, 2014 via Universal Music Canada, which featured the single “Down for Whatever”, and which followed up their 2009 album, 1UP!, performed at The Horseshoe Tavern in Toronto last night with Toronto-based singer-songwriter Jarek Hardy, who is best known … Continue reading
Photos by: Dan Fischer – Australian folk/rock/reggae singer-songwriter Xavier Rudd, who released his eighth album, Nanna, on March 17th, 2015, which features a diverse group of musicians from Australia, South Africa, Samoa, Germany, Ireland and Papua New Guinea, performed at The Danforth Music Hall in Toronto last night.
Photos by: Steve Danyleyko – Argentina-based reggae artist Dread Mar-I, who released his seventh album, On The Path, in 2014, performed at The Phoenix Concert Theatre in Toronto last night.