Richard Trapunski


John Londono

From local hardcore heroes to Halloween concerts to a lo-fi legend, these are the 20 Toronto concerts we can't wait to see in October. more

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David D. Goldberg

While long-running Toronto music venues vanish, legendary blues bar Grossman's Tavern on Spadina is still operating more or less the same as it always has more


A roundup of our favourite local songs and videos of the week, including the Toronto electronic artist Joel Eel's LP Performing A Crime, Devontée's Head Gone, plus new ones from Sean Leon and Catl. more

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Tim Saccenti

Our list of the best Toronto music festivals happening in fall 2018. Each offers something different, from Chinese music to hardcore, psych, hip-hop and more. more


The 10-day comedy fest starts up tonight (September 20): don’t miss these must-see shows more

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Enigmatic Americana, cosmic jazz, Indigenous hip-hop and a lo-fi legend – these are the shows to catch this season more



Dustin Rabin

Jeremy Dutcher, the Indigenous singer/songwriter, won the $50,000 Polaris Prize for his debut album, Wolastoqiyik Lintuwakonawa. Here's what else went down at the gala. more



Vincent McMillen

The MVP Project, a partnership between RBCxMusic and the Academy of Canadian Cinema & Television, which has acquired the Prism Prize, will provide production grants between $5,000 and $15,000. more


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Review: Haim at TIFF's RBC Music House party in Toronto. The sisterly Los Angeles pop-rock trio kicked off the film festival in quirky style, trying their best to cut through the private party pretension more

Concert reviews

Wu-Tang Clan are coming to Toronto: The legendary hip-hop group will play a free concert September 30 at Rebel, put on by Never Jaded more



Vanessa Heins

Dilly Dally, the Toronto rock band, want to provide hope instead of anger, and they've found affirmation in femininity, therapy and the music of S Club 7. Read this interview with Katie Monks leading up to their sophomore album Heaven. more


British producer Sophie comes to Toronto to play a set with lots of hype, Aqua and Prozzäk's nostalgia overload, plus a few more outdoor festivals and lots more coming your way this month. more

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Samuel Engelking

Charlotte Day Wilson and Fantavious Fritz's Work Film Grant will award $10,000 to emerging female and non-binary music video and short film directors more



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iHeartRadio MMVAs 2018 review: With its latest subtle rebranding and move from June to late-August, does the Canadian awards show still have a pulse? more


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Samuel Engelking

Concert review: Less of a one-off special occasion vibe than previous years, Drake's twice-delayed Aubrey & The Three Migos show still felt impressive, with a special guest appearance from Travis Scott. more

Concert reviews

Drake and Migos come to Toronto in August (but no OVO Fest?), along with David Byrne, Beach House, The National and others; plus Manifesto, Veld and Caribbean Carnival festivals. more

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Mari Santos

Big3's halfcourt three-on-three games, played by retired NBA players, are not broadcast in Canada, but that didn't stop nearly 10,000 fans from showing up at Scotiabank Arena in Toronto. more




Radiohead Toronto concert review: It was a powerful and bittersweet night at Scotiabank Arena as the band returned to the city for the first time since the stage collapse tragedy and the first show in a decade. more

Concert reviews

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Samuel Engelking

This year's 10 Polaris Prize short list contenders include albums from Daniel Caesar, U.S. Girls, Pierre Kwenders, Jeremy Dutcher, Snotty Nose Rez Kids and more. more


A roundup of our favourite Toronto songs and videos of the week: A pair of premieres from CARES and Fond, a new video from Witch Prophet and Lido Pimienta, one from Shad, and a whole playlist of great new local music. more