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The British pop queen played Rebel in Toronto and we turned the concert into a comic Read more

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Maria Jose Govea

The Toronto artist's songwriting and vocal talent radiated from within his projection-screened cube at Berkeley Church, even if he didn't let us all the way in Read more

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Samuel Engelking

The California rapper donned alter-ego regalia to perform his most mature, choreographed and biggest Toronto concert to date at Scotiabank Arena Read more

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Samuel Engelking

The Nigerian afrobeats singer had a disappointing false start last weekend, but he made up for it with a concert that showed his full star power Read more

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Nick Wons / Roy Thomson Hall

At Roy Thomson Hall, both the legend and relative newcomer refused to be confined to a genre, coming together on an exhilarating final jazz-funk jam Read more

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In front of a giant NBA championship trophy, Drake welcomed surprise guests including Cardi B, Megan Thee Stallion, Meek Mill and – frustratingly – Chris Brown Read more

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Maggie Stephenson

The annual EDM mega-fest brought sensory overload, big-name headliners and a nightmare of a time getting out of Downsview Park. Here's what stood out. Read more

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Colin Medley

The Dinosaur Jr. guitar hero joined the local singer/songwriter for a full set of psych jams for a crowd of 40 crammed into the Dundas West record store Read more

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Ann and Nancy Wilson's Love Alive tour hit Toronto with Sheryl Crow in the opening slot Read more

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Renaud Philippe

Gucci Mane's first performance in Canada, Blink-182's full-album performance of Enema Of The State, Mariah Carey makes it through the rain and more Read more

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Tanja-Tiziana

Back at the Harbourfront Centre after a decade, your hometown band brought July Talk, Charlotte Cornfield, an Arcade Fire cover and Anthems with an actual 15-year-old girl Read more

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Dave Hogan

At Burl's Creek in Oro-Medonte, Mick Jagger congratulated the Toronto Raptors and referenced Doug Ford as the band ripped through an ecstatic set of their biggest hits Read more

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It was a special night for the zeitgeist-capturing pop star, but for a singer with such a clearly defined sound and persona something felt missing from her concert Read more

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Johann Sauty

The Bueno Vista Social Club singer is on the final North American tour of her more than 70-year career, but she's as strong and glamorous a singer and dancer as ever Read more

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Samuel Engelking

Just hours after the NBA championship celebration spilled into Yonge-Dundas Square, NXNE turned it into Festival Village Read more

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Samuel Engelking

While the Toronto Raptors were completing their historic championship run, our reviewers were catching festival sets by CupcakKe, Le1f, Sir Babygirl, Swamp Dogg and more Read more

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Samuel Engelking

Plus: more early NXNE reviews of Haviah Mighty, Dizzy and others Read more

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Samuel Engelking

Higher Brothers, the Chinese rap group brought unwavering energy and undeniable bangers to their concert at Toronto's Rebel, but their immersion into western hip-hop culture opens up a larger conversation. Read more

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Tanja-Tiziana

Concert review: Lizzo at Danforth Music Hall in Toronto: With a bigger Toronto show already announced, the ascending R&B/hip-hop show's concert was like a group hug, or a motivational seminar with catsuits. Read more

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Samuel Engelking

Reviews of Black Mountain, Zaki Ibrahim, Badge Époque Ensemble, Casey MQ and more from Canadian Music Week 2019. Read more

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