Born Ruffians

Canadian Music Week 2019 has announced a new slate of names, which also includes Tokyo Police Club, the Dirty Nil, Tasha the Amazon, James Barker Band and more. Read more


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Matt Barnes

Born Ruffians are following in the footsteps of Alvvays and Daniel Caesar and are choosing multiple nights at Lee's Palace over one at a bigger venue like Danforth Music Hall or Massey Hall. Here's why. Read more


These are the shows NOW critics are looking forward to this month. Charlotte Day Wilson, U.S. Girls, Majid Jordan, Born Ruffians and Frigs play hotly anticipated hometown gigs, plus shows by Ty Segall, Lil Berete, Yaeji and more. Read more

, Music

For their fifth album, the long-running Toronto indie rock band got some chill Read more

Album 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 Read more

Concert reviews

Sponsored feature: presented by Stiegl Read more


Guess what the band's new tropical blond ale is called? Read more


Arkells, the Elwins, Sam Roberts, Born Ruffians, Shotgun Jimmie and Jim Guthrie have contributed to a 22-track tribute album marking Canadian indie band By Divine Right’s 25th anniversary. Read more


Done-good local rockers play small, medium and large homecoming shows Read more


Tory Lanez goes major label and Fresh Snow gets vocal in the latest edition of our local music round-up Read more


Ottawa band joins Born Ruffians and The Holy Gasp for free, all-ages show Read more


Caribou, Florence and the Machine and Nas headline the Toronto Island fest Read more