The 19-year-old Texan returned to Toronto and balled out — breezing through ‘American Teen’ and its one-hitters (“Location”, “Shot Down”).
Jacob Bannon and co. absolutely floored Buffalo’s Waiting Room — buzzsawing through ‘Jane Doe’, ‘Axe To Fall’, and ‘All We Love We Leave Behind’.
Max Kakacek and Julien Ehrlich’s indie ensemble blissed out the Danforth Hall with Dolly Parton covers and a barrage of midsummer feels.
Metallica’s ‘WorldWired’ Tour hit Toronto with a deafening thud as the foursome tore through one of their most electrifying performances in years.
Thursday bombarded The Danforth with a career defining headliner that retraced ‘Full Collapse’, ‘War All The Time’, and 2011’s ‘No Devolución’.
Single Mothers’ ‘Our Pleasure’ release show was pure chaos as it hit like a baseball bat caked in battery acid and rusted barbed wire.
Deftones and Rise Against’s joint summer tour hit Toronto and barrelled through ‘White Pony’, ‘Wolves’, ‘The Sufferer & The Witness’, and more.
Even on a cloudy day, Governors Ball went for it — hitting high speeds with Tool, Mac DeMarco, Phantogram, Skepta, and Cage The Elephant.
Gov Ball continued its reign as a summer classic with defining sets from Childish Gambino, YG, Banks, Stormzy, A$AP Ferg, and Local Natives.
Governors Ball set the bar high on Friday as it showcased Lorde, Beach House, Schoolboy Q, Majid Jordan, Charli XCX, Tove Lo, and more.
Kehlani’s world tour hit Toronto on Sunday and popped off as the Bay Area heroine underlined every R&B delight that’s on ‘SweetSexySavage’.
Jack Johnson and Bahamas wowed at Toronto’s Budweiser Stage — flipping through album cuts and covers of Sublime and Jimmy Buffett.
Broods hit several new levels at The Danforth — diving into their ‘Evergreen’ and ‘Conscious’ LPs while underlining their own flawless take on pop.
Chance’s set at Budweiser Stage was damn near perfect as it was full of rainbows, ‘Acid Rap’ cuts, and spiritual deep dives into ‘Coloring Book’.
The xx’s mini revue at Toronto’s Echo Beach was undeniably flawless as the London trio retraced ‘I See You’, ‘Coexist’, and their loud-quiet-isms.
Mac DeMarco’s two-night stand at The Danforth kicked off with a good time that retraced ‘2’ and pinned ‘This Old Dog’ to everyone’s hearts.
The Garden State indie rockers teamed up with Frankie Cosmos and sketched out their records — including ‘Days’, ‘Atlas’, and ‘In Mind’.
Little Dragon and GoldLink grooved out at the Danforth Music Hall — anatomizing every bit of ‘Season High’, ‘Ritual Union’ and ‘At What Cost’.
Josh Tillman’s double-header in Toronto echoed a flair for the dramatic as night one embraced a much grander form of entertainment.
The Silver Dollar’s final au revoir went out with a bang as METZ, Fake Palms + New Fries helped the venue crowd surf its way into history.
Dilly Dally and FRIGS turned The Silver Dollar’s final Friday show into a sweaty, fully charged assault that split ‘Sore’ and ‘Slush’ wide open.
Scott Hansen’s quick return to Toronto resulted in a two-parter that turned Massey Hall theatre into a wonderland for nostalgic minimalism.
Skepta’s recent trip up north was everything as the UK grime savant found a Les Ferdinand flow and shut down Rebel Nightclub with ease.
Simon Green’s post-Coachella set in Toronto was utterly mesmerizing as he re-illustrated his new ‘Migration’ LP with the powers that be.
The Beaches served up a shot of sweet napalm at The Shoe — riffing through new material and shades of ‘Strange Mercy’ and ‘White Blood Cells’.
Dine Alone and Buzz Records’ #CMW2017 party was a win for local bands as it went full tilt with Greys, Solids, NOBRO, New Swears + more.
The Toronto singer-songwriter’s two night stand at The Mod Club was a clear highlight of CMW Week as it echoed intimacy and confidence.
Toronto’s own Goodbye Honolulu wrecked shop at Mar On Music’s CMW bash alongside Dentist, Faith Healer, and Eliza & The Delusionals.
Italy’s Emanuela Drei – aka GIUNGLA – riffed, shredded, and blitzed The Hideout’s new College Street and cued up a mess of emotional textures.
R&B prodigy Xavier Omar kicked off CMW 2017 by shutting down The Velvet Underground with a “crooner’s playlist” that was way too real.