Review: Toronto’s Summerdaze starts the season off right | May 15th, 2016

By Kaivan Adjedani, Senior Editor. On Sunday May 15th, the Summerdaze concert series returned for it’s fifth season inside Toronto’s infamous Steamwhistle Brewery. Toronto has always held the highest standard standard when it comes to the planning and execution of summer events in the city, and Summerdaze was no exception.  Toronto’s popular brewery felt more…

Preview: Toronto’s Electric Island 2016 | Line-Up Release

By Kaivan Adjedani, Senior Editor. Electric Island, Toronto’s most anticipated underground electronic event series, just released the line-up for their 2016 concerts. The acts seem to be catered to all genres of the electronic music spectrum, from the more mainstream-friendly tech house of Green Velvet all the way to the hardcore Berlin techno sounds of Ben…

REVIEW: TURF @ Fort York | Sept 18th-20th, 2015

By Toni Rose Castillo. Photos by Winnie Surya. This year marked the third annual Toronto Urban Roots Festival (TURF) and it definitely did not disappoint. This year’s lineup featured artists such as The Pixies, Wilco, Cake, Of Monsters and Men, and Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros. I immersed myself in TURF’s relaxing atmosphere, partly thanks to a crowd that ranged…

Festival Review: Staff Highlights – Bestival Toronto

On June 12th and 13th, the original UK award-winning festival BESTIVAL made its North American debut right here on Toronto Island. A creative wonderland set upon the iconic and picturesque Hanlan’s Point Beach, and with a multitude of special attractions such as the Bestival Inflatable Church, Circus Troupes and Custom Party & Parade – and not to mention the…