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Sarah Greene

The Blue Rodeo frontman's album is nostalgic and approachable, but just a little too boxed-in and careful more

Feb 2, 2018 1:47 PM Album reviews

To launch his soulful new Earthtones album, the Toronto singer/songwriter is inviting all his fans onstage with him at Massey Hall, then throwing a skating party more

Jan 17, 2018 8:30 AM Features

From Girls Rock Camp alumni to punk-inflected “Native Americana,” these artists are making folk and country music exciting more

Jan 10, 2018 12:45 PM Features 2 Comments

What the Toronto-based band lacked in theatrics, they more than made up for in stellar songwriting more

Dec 13, 2017 5:02 PM Concert reviews

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Nic Pouliot

From Choir! Choir! Choir! to the Wooden Sky to Teenanger, here's where you can party while supporting a good cause more

Dec 2, 2017 2:28 PM , Music

The Stephen Stanley Band

Sean Ryan

Stanley, the former Lowest of the Low guitarist, has been thinking about the long lost parts of the city and the community he's found elsewhere more

Nov 22, 2017 12:24 PM Features

Kobo Town at the CFMAs.

Karen Atcheson

We made the trek to Ottawa to attend the annual ceremony, which this year felt more like a mini-festival more

Nov 20, 2017 6:46 PM Concert reviews

Dream Serenade

Jag Gundu for Massey Hall

Fourth annual fundraiser felt like an intimate community gathering, with Sloan, Tanya Tagaq, Kevin Drew with Gord Downie's brother Patrick Downie, among others more

Nov 12, 2017 7:45 PM Concert reviews

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Chuck Guarino

Forty years after they formed, the 70s CBGB regulars finally release their debut LP more

Nov 2, 2017 11:19 AM Features

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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

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

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Samuel Engelking

As they drop their first album in over a decade, the local legends walk us through their version of the city, past and present more

Sep 6, 2017 12:14 PM Features

The former Young Rival singer's self-titled album is idiosyncratically crafted and nostalgically familiar more

Aug 17, 2017 1:03 PM Album reviews

The Toronto singer/songwriter's debut full-length album is fuzzy, toe-tapping, summery Canadiana more

Jun 21, 2017 12:23 PM Album reviews

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Samuel Engelking

The Toronto singer/songwriter on the carceral system, the Appropriation Prize and booze-free shows more

May 24, 2017 12:41 PM Features

Thirteenth album The Last Rider is the acclaimed singer/songwriter's most Toronto album yet and a farewell to the city more

Apr 25, 2017 3:24 PM Features

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Sarah Rix

Japanese Breakfast, Charlotte Day Wilson, Amelia Curran, Tim Darcy and Nyssa are among the early stand-outs at this year's CMW more

Apr 21, 2017 1:08 PM , , , , , , Concert reviews

As the folk-rock heroes prepare to play their first shows in more than 20 years, the group's lead singer retraces their deep Toronto connections more

Apr 7, 2017 4:33 PM Features 1 Comments

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Sarah Greene

The monthly music and food series started late, but its solid lineup (and tasty crepes) were worth the wait more

Apr 3, 2017 11:46 AM Concert reviews