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Tanja-Tiziana

Concert review: King Princess at Danforth Music Hall. The 20-year-old rising Brooklyn pop star invited the audience to get sad with her – and Toronto fans were eating it up. Read more

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Samuel Engelking

Concert review: Chicago rapper Valee lacked the energy of Just John x Dom Dias and Sydanie, but new concert series It's OK*'s first event at Sully's Boxing Gym was still a success. Read more

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Concert review: Kacey Musgraves at Toronto's Danforth Music Hall. Along with opener Natalie Prass, the rising crossover star showed she's just as comfortable reinventing country tropes as branching out into 70s disco. Read more

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Chantal Anderson

The 27-year-old Chicago-born rapper's energy was irresistible, even if the crowd had some post-holiday sluggishness Read more

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Kate Killet

Concert review: The Drake Hotel's Headlines New Year's Eve party featured a stacked lineup of local hip-hop and electronic musicians including Ryan Hemsworth, Sean Leon, Jimmy Prime and more. Read more

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Richard Trapunski

It's been awhile since Parts & Labour's basement concert venue got a proper punk show, but Metz and Teenanger gave the crowd one to remember before it shuts down. Read more

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Swedish metal band Ghost descended on Toronto's Sony Centre, and we turned it into a comic concert review. Read more

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Concert Review: Jessie Reyez at Danforth Music Hall: In the first of two sold-out nights, the Toronto singer/songwriter showed off intense stage presence and serious gratitude. Read more

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Concert review: Playboi Carti at Rebel. The 22-year-old mumble rap stalwart sleepwalked his way through most of his performance while the crowd turned up, but he saved it in the final 15 minutes. Read more

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All photos courtesy of iHeartRadio

Dua Lipa, The Chainsmokers, Alessia Cara and more played iHeartRadio's third annual Jingle Ball marathon mega-concert at Scotiabank Arena. Read more

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Ebru Yildiz

Concert review: Marissa Nadler at the Baby G. The singer/songwriter's shows feel rare here, and so the Baby G crowd met her with an appreciative hush that was almost unsettling Read more

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Courtesy of Après Noir

Tickets for Drake's's show at Après Noir supper club in Woodbridge started at $550 and topped out close to $3,000, but the performance felt loose and intimate. Read more

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David LaChapelle

Travis Scott Toronto concert review: the Houston rapper brought some of his hometown magic to Scotiabank Arena, while also making it clear his ties to our city run deep. Read more

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Emily Butler

Puddles Pity Party and Mac Sabbath brought very different musical clown acts to Toronto, suggesting the modern fear of clowns might be exaggerated Read more

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Cheol Joon Baek

Concert review: H.E.R. at Toronto's Rebel. Daniel Caesar wasn't there to reprise their duet, but the versatile R&B artist did get an assist from local star dvsn. Read more

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Lera Pentelute

Concert review: boygenius at Toronto's Danforth Music Hall. The trio of Phoebe Bridgers, Lucy Dacus and Julien Baker carried serious weight when they came together. If only they did it more. Read more

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Samuel Engelking

A roll-call of rising Canadian and American artists including Gunna, NAV and Bryson Tiller helped the Toronto pop superstar launch his creative entrepreneurship incubator Hxouse Read more

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Paul Husband

Concert review: Low at the Great Hall in Toronto. The long-running Minnesota band leaned on their newest album, Double Negative – a gauzy, textural departure from the sound they're associated with. Read more

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Natalia Manzocco

Review: Carly Rae Jepsen did a rare Toronto performance at Hudson's Bay and Saks Fifth Avenue's holiday window unveiling, playing a wholesome four-song set that was half Christmas songs. Read more

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Cheol Joon Baek

Concert review: In Dreams: Roy Orbison In Concert – The Hologram Tour. The long-dead singer "performed" at Toronto's Sony Centre, opening several cans of worms in the process. Read more

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