Canadians are passionate about live music. They love the thrill of a rock concert, the energy of a hip hop show, and the exuberance of a country music gig. They flock to venues like the Air Canada Centre or Rogers Arena to see and hear their favorite artists. Of course those aren’t the only venues Canadians visit. Small venues are also a favorite destination of music fans … [Read more...] about Where To Find The 50 Best Canadian Small Music Venues
I owe Coleman one Hell of an apology. A big one. Last night at Ottawa's RBC Bluesfest, Coleman Hell had the crowd bouncing on their feet, waving their hands in the air, and singing at the top of their lungs for the entire hour he performed - ironically - on the Monster stage. You couldn't help but become captivated by Coleman's mesmerizing, energetic, and enthusiastic … [Read more...] about Coleman Hell Captivates Ottawa With One Hell Of A Performance At The RBC Bluesfest! #RBCBluesfest2016
According to National Geographic, 75% of Canadians live within 100 miles of the American border. Think about that. This means that most of our urban areas (cities) are roughly within an hour and a half drive from the American border. My American friends, those of you who live close to the 49th parallel, that's not far when it comes to planning a colossal road trip to … [Read more...] about 9 Must-See Canadian Summer Music Festivals For Americans
Canada's capital city is gearing up to host one of North America's most important music events - RBC Bluesfest 2016! My love affair with the RBC Bluesfest started way back in 1997, and is still going strong! "The RBC Bluesfest is one of Canada’s largest outdoor music festivals and is ranked as one of North America’s most important music events. Over the years, … [Read more...] about 15 Tips To Help You Rock Your Time At The RBC Bluesfest In Ottawa!
Music has been a passion of mine since I was a kid. I spent hours spinning my sibling's records long before I was ten years old (much to their annoyance!). I may have put a scratch or two in some of their LPs and 45s thanks to my obsession with playing my favourite songs over and over...and over again. Not much has changed through the years. I still have that passion for … [Read more...] about Hold Me Closer Tony Danza