Earlier this year the city gambled on a super-sized, eight-day spectacle dubbed Stars & Thunder Festival, the likes of which no northern town had ever seen before.
The live music fest and Indies 101 conference component are running Nov. 7-12, with 250 acts performing at over 20 Toronto venues.
The seventh annual edition of this important world music summit is set to run Nov. 14-17. Indigenous artists are prominent on the just-announced schedule.
A large number of festivals attracting industry professionals are offering bands little more than exposure and a free ticket to the events, and this has the musicians union riled up.
Folk Music Canada’s board of directors have announced that Charlie Wall-Andrews will be the Executive Director, taking charge of FMC’s operations, programming, member services, and advocacy work.
Brower's salesmanship, love of R&R and ability to attract investors is more than a story. It's pure entertainment and its plot more fanciful than any fiction.
A jamboree of festivals in Toronto last week was clouded over by rain showers that may have dampened attendances.
Now in its 15th year, this festival in a remote part of Quebec manages to attract high-calibre artists, including a noteworthy First Nations component.
You can’t escape history when visiting the capital of Quebec; Quebec City.
The weather gods smiled upon the Arts & Crafts-curated Toronto festival on the weekend, ensuring that sizeable crowds checked out Broken Social Scene, Feist and more.
The annual Toronto summer fest celebrates the milestone with a strong bill featuring two acts from year one, Broken Social Scene and Feist.