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September 12, 1989

September 12, 2017 // 0 Comments

Today in 1989, police in Toronto gave Alice Cooper a $105 ticket for disturbing the peace. Cooper was touring the downtown area of Toronto in a garbage truck, blasting some [...]

April 15, 2001

April 15, 2017 // 5 Comments

On this day in 2001, Joey Ramone passed away after a seven year battle with lymphoma. He died in New York, New York, at the New York Presbyterian Hospital. He had been [...]

Where to go for CMW 2017

April 11, 2017 // 0 Comments

Canadian Music Week is fast approaching. And, really, who has time to listen to every single artist on the bill? (We do. Check out our long, long list here.) Well, we’ve [...]

August 25, 1970

August 25, 2016 // 0 Comments

Today in 1970, Elton John made his U.S. debut at the Troubadour club in Los Angeles. Mike Maitland, president of MCA Records, was in the audience that night. He later signed [...]

EMERGE Artist Showcase :: preview

June 17, 2014 // 0 Comments

The summer heat is finally soaking in and the annual Redpath Waterfront Festival, from June 20 to 22, is here to help celebrate the season. Among the many events is the [...]

Canadian Music Week 2014 :: Wrap-Up

May 13, 2014 // 0 Comments

Mounties perform at the Indies for CMW 2014. Canadian Music Week is more than just five days of live music and music-related conferences; it’s a whirlwind week of shows [...]

Canadian Music Week 2014 :: the Indies

May 12, 2014 // 0 Comments

Hollerado performs at the Indies during CMW 2014. On the last evening of Canadian Music Week, I walked into the packed Sirius XM Indies at the Kool Haus in the midst of the [...]

Canadian Music Week 2014 :: Day 4

May 12, 2014 // 0 Comments

The Great Hall on Friday night during Canadian Music Week featured a variety of music from a trio of bands, starting with the energetic, foot-stomping folk rock of Good for [...]
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