JUNOfest kicked off in London, Ontario last night as the city ramps up to host the 2019 JUNO Awards, with Canadian bands taking the stage at small venues across the city.
London’s Old East 765 showcased a sprawling (and very heavy) set of progressive death metal by JUNO nominees Beyond Creation.
Three Comedy Album of the Year JUNO nominees took the stage at London Music Hall Friday night.
LIVE! On Elgin showcased three talented female songwriters for International Women’s Day.
“I’ve done a lot of crazy shit,” said Greg Sestero, introducing his film Best F(r)iends Volume Two at the Mayfair Theatre Friday night. “This is the craziest movie I’ve ever made.”
“Tonight, the Canadian Tire Centre is a non-denominational Church of Rock and Roll,” announced Arkells lead singer Max Kerman Friday night. “And you are the choir!”
Canada’s Metal Queen Lee Aaron rocked The Brass Monkey on Valentines Day.
Hamilton blues-rocker Terra Lightfoot was the master of ceremonies for a freewheeling evening of top-tier Canadian folk, blues and country on Wednesday.
Toronto surf-punks Goodbye Honolulu headlined a beach party at Ottawa’s House of TARG Friday night.
Lisa Leblanc’s set at the 27 Club was rife with French-language sing-alongs, heavy metal covers, and odes to stolen cars, dive bars, cowboys, and Kraft Dinner.
The Beaches delivered a high-octane set of glam rock at the Bronson Centre this Saturday – and in return, they left with an autographed picture of eighties sitcom star Tony Danza.
Synth-rockers Dear Rouge played a killer show at Ottawa’s Bronson Centre this weekend.
Mixing slick pop songcraft with pure rock’n’roll energy, the Juno-winners delivered with a mesmerizing set of stylish new wave numbers, epic electro anthems, and lively dance rockers.
Ottawa bluesman JW Jones marked the release of his latest album with two sold out shows at Live on Elgin on Friday night.