June 1, 1977

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On this day in 1977, Bob Marley and The Wailers performed the first of four nights at the Rainbow Theatre in London. There were six nights booked at the Rainbow, but the last [...]

May 17, 1989

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On this day in 1989, Rolling Stone ex-bassist Bill Wyman opened the first of his Stones-themed restaurants, Sticky Fingers, in [...]

May 7, 1967

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On this day in 1967, Jimi Hendrix was on his first European tour when he performed at Brian Epstein’s Saville Theatre in London. In the audience was Brian Jones, Ringo [...]

September 16, 1970

September 16, 2015 // 0 Comments

On this day in 1970, Jimi Hendrix performed live for the last time. Hendrix joined Eric Burdon and War on stage at Ronnie Scott’s club in London. He would be dead less [...]

Mark Martyre :: London

January 3, 2014 // 0 Comments

Toronto-based singer-songwriter Mark Martyre has had a great year. He was nominated for NOW Magazine‘s Best Songwriter and released his second studio album, London. [...]

London Grammar :: If You Wait

November 27, 2013 // 0 Comments

In terms of debut albums, few bands can claim to have received such acclaim, and attention as London Grammar has. The usual formula is: 1) “Hello, my name is. . . .” [...]

newsies: Mark Martyre releases new album

November 26, 2013 // 0 Comments

Toronto native Mark Martyre released his second studio album, London, today. The 10-track record, which is available in select stores and via iTunes, offers a spotlight on [...]

September 24, 1966

September 24, 2013 // 0 Comments

Today in 1966, Jimi Hendrix arrived in London with his manager, Chas Chandler. Arriving from New York City, Hendrix had only the clothes he was wearing; he had sold all of [...]