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Sarah Greene

Hillside, the Guelph music festival, has outlasted bigger ones like WayHome by sticking to its principles: community, spontaneity and good vibes. Here were the standouts: Jeremy Dutcher, Cadence Weapon, Lido Pimienta, U.S. Girls and more. more

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Arnulfo Maldonado

The Magnetic Fields' 50 Song Memoir came to life at Luminato. Over two nights at the Elgin Theatre, Stephin Merritt sang a song for every year of his life and dramatized it with costumes, video and countless instruments and props. more

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Samuel Engelking

CMW reviews so far: Cupcakke, Nate Husser, Lydia Lunch, Jaunt, Yonatan Gat, Moscow Apartment, and more from the Toronto music festival Canadian Music Week. more

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Sean Ryan

Wolfe Island Records is throwing an anniversary show at this year's CMW festival. Just across the St. Lawrence from Kingston, the Ontario label has fostered a community of interconnected artists and unconventional success stories more

Features

Inmates at Kitchener’s Grand Valley Institution for Women wrote and recorded the album as part of the Pros and Cons program more

Features

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

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

Features

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

Features

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

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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

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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

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

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Dream Serenade

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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

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Chuck Guarino

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

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

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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

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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

Features

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

Album reviews

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

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    Sarah Greene

    The Rec Room's future live events space.

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    Sarah Greene

    The Rec Room

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    Sarah Greene

    The Rec Room's David Terry and Sarah Van Lange

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    Sarah Greene

    The Rec Room

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    Sarah Greene

    The Rec Room

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    Sarah Greene

    The Rec Room