rock

Celebrating five years of the SoundClash Music Awards

This year, Harbourfront Centre presents the fifth edition of the SoundClash Music Awards. To mark the occasion, we’ve given the idea of “letting the city hear your sound” a fresh new take. For this year’s competition, the five finalists will all perform at July’s Party on the Block, a brand-new weekend festival celebrating diverse street cultures from around the world. Hundreds of Toronto-area …

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Tirgan: Blurred Vision

The world renowned Toronto based band Blurred Vision is performing at the Tirgan (Largest celebration of Iranian culture) festival. The theme for Tirgan 2013 is Hope, for hope is that which sustains us in hard times and calls us into the future.

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How well do you know Robbie Robertson?

Planet IndigenUS, a celebration of contemporary native cultures from Canada and around the world, would not be complete without a tribute to Robbie Robertson. Robertson is a Canadian legend who has been an intrinsic part of some of the greatest rock albums and concerts of all time. He was lead guitarist and songwriter for The Band, backed Bob Dylan on …

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Darren Eedens rocks out for Saskatchewan

Singer/Songwriter Darren Eedens, along with a group of cheerful Harbourfront employees took to the streets of the Toronto this afternoon to promote this weekends Love, Saskatchewan festival.

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Hey, Hey Rosetta!

Check out our video interview with indie rock band Hey Rosetta! just before they played at the Canadian Voices festival at Harbourfront Centre. They talk to us about how they got started and the Polaris prize.

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Broken Social Scene

How can we describe the Broken Social Scene concert at Beats, Breaks and Culture this past weekend? We bring you two videos: One from inside the media pit and 7/4 Shoreline live with BSS and Feist.

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Being DD/MM/YYYY

We interviewed experimental indie rock band DD/MM/YYYY, asking for illustrated answers. Their imaginative responses prove a picture really is worth a thousand words.

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Rodriguez Returns

Rodriguez may well be the best-kept secret of rock from the 60’s. After releasing his first album, he disappeared into relative obscurity, until one day, an avid fan tried to find him.

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