The Odds with special guests. 07.19.2019. The Horseshoe Tavern. Toronto

It was an all-star CanCon jam at The Horseshoe Tavern on Friday night. The capacity crowd packed into the sweltering room to rock out to the band performing the 1995 classic “Good Weird Feeling” in its entirety and a whole lot more.

The Odds (Craig Northey, Pat Steward, Doug Elliot and Murray Atkinson) were joined by a few friends, including Moe Berg (The Pursuit of Happiness) Steven Page (Barenaked Ladies) Tom Wilson (Junkhouse, LeE HARVeY OsMOND) and Chris Murphy and Jay Ferguson (Sloan).

Corey Hart w/Glass Tiger, A Flock of Seagulls. 06.14.2019. Budweiser Stage, Toronto.

Montreal’s Corey Hart is back in a big way. After his Induction into the Canadian Music Hall of Fame in March at the 2019 JUNO Awards, Hart has released his new EP “Dreaming Time Again” and embarked on his first world tour in over 20 years. The Never Surrender Tour made a Toronto stop at Budweiser Stage on June 14th, 2019 along with Glass Tiger and A Flock of Seagulls

Corey Hart

Glass Tiger

A Flock of Seagulls

Donna Grantis. 06.24.2019. Mod Club Theatre, Toronto

Toronto guitarist Donna Grantis played a triumphant homecoming show at Mod Club in support of her new record Diamonds & Dynamite (eONE).


Arkells w/ Judah & The Lion, Bonjay. 06.22.2019. Budweiser Stage. Toronto

Arkells phenomenal RALLY CRY tour continues to sell out across the country and they made their second stop in Toronto at Budweiser Stage with Nashville’s Judah & The Lion and Toronto dancehall duo Bonjay

Arkells


Judah & The Lion


Bonjay

CBC Music Fest 05.25.2019. Echo Beach. Toronto

CBC Music Fest kicks off festival season in Toronto once again. Featuring wonderful performances from Canada’s top musicians such as Buffy Ste-Marie, Charlotte Cardin, Nuela Charles, Samantha Martin & Delta Sugar, The Courtneys, Emmanuel Jal, Couer De Pirate

Greta Van Fleet w/ Ida Mae 05.28.2019. RBC Echo Beach. Toronto

Michigan rockers Greta Van Fleet took Echo Beach by storm, promoting their latest record Anthem of the Peaceful Army (Republic, Universal)


 

Nashville-via-Norwich blues rock duo Ida Mae (Chris Turpin, Stephanie Jean) join Greta Van Fleet on their North American tour, in support of their upcoming album ‘CHASING LIGHTS’ out June 7th


Lizzo. w/ Tayla Parx. 05.16.2019. Danforth Music Hall, Toronto.

The phenomenon that is the Lizzo “Cuz I Love You’ tour experience touched down in Toronto at Danforth Music Hall last night. If you missed it you might have a chance of catching her on the second leg of the tour back in Toronto on September 19th at Budweiser Gardens. Yup, 2019 has blown up huge for the MPLS singer/rapper and rightly so!


I am lucky to have had the chance to capture this show up close and personal in the relatively intimate environment.

Opener Tayla Parx has a new album “We Need To Talk” (Atlantic Records) available on Spotify

Lizzo


Talya Parx