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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

Bill Murray

Lisa Sakulensky, courtesy of The Royal Conservatory/Koerner Hall.

Along with cellist Jan Vogler and friends, the actor led a variety show that mixed great American literature, classical music, drinking and prancing more

Oct 14, 2017 1:43 PM Concert reviews 1 Comments

He's hinted at a hiatus, but his show with Actress showed he's got plenty more ideas to explore more

Oct 12, 2017 5:22 PM Concert reviews

The long-running Manitoba punk band stuck mostly to 2017 album Victory Lap and had nothing to apologize for more

Oct 12, 2017 10:52 AM Concert reviews

The New York rapper's sold-out Opera House show was so electrifying, it was like the last six years of controversy and stalled release dates didn’t happen at all more

Oct 9, 2017 1:21 PM Concert reviews 1 Comments

Moses Sumney at Mod Club.

Samuel Engelking

The Los Angeles singer/songwriter was precise and controlled but also wild and showy, and the audience ate it up more

Oct 6, 2017 2:37 PM Concert reviews

Harry Styles at Massey Hall.

Samantha Pennington

Before he jets into the stratosphere for the never-ending stadium rock tour, the former One Direction singer treated his faithful more

Oct 5, 2017 2:18 PM Concert reviews

Lido Pimienta at Venus Fest


Lido Pimienta, Weaves, Grouper and others shone at the new festival played and staffed by women and non-binary people more

Oct 2, 2017 7:30 AM Concert reviews 1 Comments

Drab Majesty at the Baby G

Suzanne Alyssa Andrew

Tragic-wave duo Deb Demure and Mona D are non-gendered vessels, redefining what it means to be a performer more

Sep 28, 2017 4:23 PM Concert reviews 2 Comments


Sarah Greene

In his first show of his three-night residency for the club's 70th anniversary, the British folk-punk songwriter was both political and sentimental more

Sep 27, 2017 5:56 PM Concert reviews


Anders Marshall

Last year's 6 Fest debacle didn't clear the high bar set by Drake's guest appearances at past frosh shows, but this one set a new one more

Sep 23, 2017 2:43 PM Concert reviews

This was likely the final time Toronto will get such an intimate concert from the heart-on-their-sleeves New Jersey band more

Sep 23, 2017 1:09 PM Concert reviews

Mount Eerie at the Great Hall

Sarah Greene

In his solo performance, Phil Elverum showed that both songwriting and grieving are an ongoing process more

Sep 21, 2017 3:36 PM Concert reviews

In their joint set, Nas played throwback classics, while Hill delivered a complex and cerebral performance that nonetheless went hard more

Sep 11, 2017 10:28 AM Concert reviews


Dominick Mastrangelo

At the release show for their debut album, the Windsor-via-Sackville slacker rock band were the guitar heroes we need right now more

Sep 9, 2017 12:21 PM Concert reviews

The pop star gets illustrated in this comic concert review of her Joanne World Tour more

Sep 8, 2017 1:07 PM Concert reviews

Carey owned her diva campiness and Richie owned his dad-joke corniness more

Aug 25, 2017 12:16 PM Concert reviews


Samuel Engelking

She claimed to be a wallflower, but the rising R&B singer commanded the room like a star more

Aug 24, 2017 11:27 AM Concert reviews


Samuel Engelking

The eighth edition also included tons of Atlanta hit-makers, a couple of wild card guests, and a teachable moment between Drizzy and Tory Lanez more

Aug 8, 2017 12:24 PM Concert reviews