Kate Killet

The cozy all-day art and music event is free with admission to the AGO. Plus: more just announced Toronto shows Read more



Kate Killet

Portraits and live shots of fans and artists at Venus Fest, Toronto's second annual community-focused celebration of women and non-binary artists in music. Bully, Zola Jesus, OSHUN, Partner and others. Read more



Heather Rappard

Best Toronto music of the week: A roundup of our favourite local songs and videos of the week, including a brand-new Bile Sister track, new stuff from K-OS, and a full playlist of fresh tracks. Read more


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Tim Saccenti

Zola Jesus, Bully, Moor Mother, Elle Barbara's Black Space, Isla Craig and Vallens will also play the Toronto event, which features all women and non-binary musicians Read more


Our top local releases of the year as voted by NOW’s music critics Read more

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These are the shows NOW critics are most looking forward to this month Read more

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Nic Pouliot

The event features all local artists, including Majid Jordan, Allie, BADBADNOTGOOD and Jazz Cartier, all in one-off collaborative concerts Read more


“I don’t feel like I necessarily fall into the category of this Toronto sound that’s happening,” says the singer/songwriter. “It’s very male-dominated, it’s very hard, and I do want to be a softer counterpoint." Read more


The Toronto R&B singer displayed a confidence and stage presence usually reserved for more seasoned artists Read more

Concert reviews

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Album reviews

This week's round-up of new music by Toronto artists includes songs by Allie, BADBADNOTGOOD, Career Suicide, Belly, Maylee Todd and LA Timpa Read more


Third edition of our new local music series turns up daydreamy R&B, melancholy soul and grimy hip-hop discoveries Read more