Toronto Silent Film Festival speaks through music
The live music of silent films was the focus of a weekend festival in Toronto. The Toronto Silent Film Festival showed a collection of films from the early half of the 20th Century at the Royal Cinema on College Street on Saturday. The festival’s special guest was Ben Model, a film historian,... Read more
Skedline’s April live-music roundup
Now that spring is finally beginning to show its true colours, it’s the perfect time to head out and see some live music in the city. Skedline brings you event listings for 10 of the most popular venues in Toronto, along with some of our most anticipated shows. XXYYXX (April... Read more
Talking Stomachaches with FrnkIero andthe Cellabration
FrnkIero andthe Cellabration, the solo project of former My Chemical Romance rhythm guitarist, Frank Iero, is on its first headlining tour. Iero, along with touring members Matt Olsson, Rob Hughes, and Iero’s brother-in-law Evan Nestor, stopped in Toronto to play an all-ages show at Hard Luck in February. We... Read more
Company uses guitar strings to raise money for charity
Fans of every genre can now show off their love for music while giving back to the community by buying a bracelet from Wear Your Music. Wear Your Music is a Rhode Island-based company that reuses guitar and bass strings by making them into jewelry. Along with earrings and... Read more
Sam Smith cleans up with four Grammy wins
British soul singer, Sam Smith stole Sunday’s 57th Grammy Award show after winning four major categories. The 22-year-old new comer was crowned best new artist and record of the year for his hit song “Stay with me” “Before I made this record, I was doing everything to try and... Read more
President Obama urges stars to end domestic violence
The highly anticipated trio, Paul McCartney, Kanye West and Rihanna weren’t the only powerful trio of the 57th Grammy Awards. President Barack Obama, Katy Perry, and a domestic violence survivor took their fight against domestic abuse on the most important night of the music industry. “It’s not OK and... Read more
For viewers, attendees, and performers alike, the performances at the Grammys are some of the most anticipated events of the year. Sunday night’s acts lived up to the hype with exciting performances, with many made notable by undertones of civil rights and social activism. British singers Tom Jones and... Read more
Hamilton’s first electronic music festival
Hamilton hosted its first electronic music festival in Gage Park called the Eighth Day. Joshua Moran, a graduate of Berklee Music School, created the event to bring together those who have a love for electronic dance music. There were twelve performances and two stages. Hometown DJ’s and artists supported... Read more
Toronto Independent Music Awards celebrates 10 years
The best of Toronto’s independent music scene gathered at Tattoo Queen West to celebrate the tenth anniversary of the Toronto Independent Music Awards. Artists, executives, and fans crowded the downtown Toronto venue for Decade Party on Sept. 25, where musicians showed off their talent and rocked the stage. Started... Read more
Next Level Syndicate is Toronto’s first Math Rock label, and next month’s equation is the first ever Math Rock festival. Thirteen bands from across the continent will travel to Toronto on November 15th to mark the first annual Syndicatefest. Although the venue is still unannounced, it is rumored to be... Read more