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What the Toronto-based band lacked in theatrics, they more than made up for in stellar songwriting more

Dec 13, 2017 5:02 PM Concert reviews


Mark ONeill

Kelly Clarkson, Cardi B, Jessie Reyez and Fifth Harmony were flawless. The TV taping? Not so much more

Dec 11, 2017 3:25 PM Concert reviews 1 Comments


Graham Macindoe

Singer Matt Berninger dedicated a song to the newly crowned MLS Cup champions Toronto FC more

Dec 11, 2017 11:30 AM Concert reviews 1 Comments

LCD Soundsystem at the Air Canada Centre

Samuel Engelking

In their first post-reunion set in Toronto, the band finally let fans who missed them the first time say "I was there" more

Dec 4, 2017 3:03 PM Concert reviews

Cold Specks

Samuel Engelking

The show often lost its way, but Cold Specks' Ladan Hussein wowed with powerful empathy and soul when she let her walls down more

Dec 1, 2017 3:50 PM Concert reviews

Andy Shauf at Massey Hall

Jag Gundu

Opener Jennifer Castle, meanwhile, was completely in her element, stunning with both old and new songs more

Nov 24, 2017 4:11 PM Concert reviews

Jay-Z at Air Canada Centre in Toronto, November 22

Samuel Engelking

His show had plenty of arena rap bells and whistles, but Jay-Z is still old-school at heart more

Nov 23, 2017 5:12 PM Concert reviews 1 Comments

Kobo Town at the CFMAs.

Karen Atcheson

We made the trek to Ottawa to attend the annual ceremony, which this year felt more like a mini-festival more

Nov 20, 2017 6:46 PM Concert reviews

The 69-year-old horror master's Danforth Music Hall set was mostly a celebration of himself and his films, and it was a hell of a night more

Nov 13, 2017 11:48 AM Concert reviews

Dream Serenade

Jag Gundu for Massey Hall

Fourth annual fundraiser felt like an intimate community gathering, with Sloan, Tanya Tagaq, Kevin Drew with Gord Downie's brother Patrick Downie, among others more

Nov 12, 2017 7:45 PM Concert reviews

Arcade Fire's Win Butler and Regine Chaisson at Air Canada Centre


Fans and critics have not been infinitely content with their latest antics, but Arcade Fire showed they still know how to connect more

Nov 6, 2017 3:44 PM Concert reviews

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Samuel Engelking

Kyle Dixon and Michael Stein's performance of their Netflix score was the draw, but Wolfgang Voigt's GAS and the mysterious Polish band Ksiezyc stole the show more

Nov 4, 2017 6:03 PM Concert reviews

Kurt Vile & Courtney Barnett

Danny Cohen

They might not have had much rapport in their banter, but the two rambling, laid-back songwriters communicated seamlessly through music more

Nov 1, 2017 1:00 PM Concert reviews

The singer/songwriter/storyteller was intimate, vulnerable and triumphant in her solo show more

Oct 31, 2017 1:23 PM Concert reviews 1 Comments

U.S. Girls

Samuel Engelking

Meg Remy's project has expanded to a 10-piece and the first of her two hometown shows was a glimpse into where they're headed more

Oct 28, 2017 2:48 PM Concert reviews


Phoebe Sequino

A live-scored screening of Under The Skin raised tension before Jlin and Wayne McGregor's Autobiography Edits heralded the cyborg art age more

Oct 28, 2017 2:39 PM Concert reviews

Jay Electronica

Maria Jose Govea, courtesy of Red Bull Content Pool

The Toronto band played their version of the Last Waltz at 3 Days In Toronto, with guests Charlotte Day Wilson, River Tiber and Jay Electronica more

Oct 21, 2017 1:37 PM Concert reviews

Majid Jordan

Maria Jose Govea, courtesy of Red Bull Content Pool

Red Bull Sound Select’s 3 Days In Toronto festival kicked off with soulful sets from Majid Jordan, dsvn, Allie and others more

Oct 20, 2017 3:13 PM Concert reviews

The New Pornographers

Jenny Jimenez

Along with local openers Born Ruffians, the long-running indie collective proved they can thrive in any shape or form more

Oct 16, 2017 6:05 PM Concert reviews

After their last arena-conquering tour, they’re playing spaces where their full spectrum of pop shines through more

Oct 14, 2017 2:35 PM Concert reviews