Tag: music

A crowd surfing Captain Morgan

Captain Morgan hosted the Toronto leg of their “Rock the Boat” tour at the Phoenix Concert Theatre featuring Nova Scotia’s Juno award-winning artist, Classified. The evening started off with a DJ, Captain Morgan cocktail samples and photoshoots with Captain Morgan himself. The live entertainment included a lively fire show followed by what the packed house came out to see. The crowd was jumping on their feet as Classified performed and the mosh pit went wild for Captain Morgan as he…

David Bowie Exhibition at the AGO

Toronto is lucky to be the first North American destination of the acclaimed retrospective work from David Bowie celebrating the legendary pop culture, musical pioneer and style icon at the Art Gallery of Ontario (AGO). In the exhibition, David Bowie fans will be able to view more than 300 items collected from the 5 decades of Bowie’s career including memorabilia such as his own handwritten set lists, lyrics, diary entries, instruments, music videos, and sketches. The “David Bowie is” exhibition…

On Tuesday, April 2, TIFF Bell Lightbox hosted the JUNOS for a special showcase celebrating Canadian music on film. Hosted by MuchMore’s Matt Wells, The JUNOS at TIFF highlighted the creative connections between music and film. The JUNOS at TIFF showcased the 2013 nominees for “Video of the Year” and “Music DVD of the Year”. The evening featured clips from the nominated films and videos followed by conversations and Q&A’s with their directors. The directors shared their behind-the-scenes stories about…

Pierre Bouvier, A Simple Plan

The Annual Canadian Music & Broadcast Industry Awards gives recognition to the pioneers and builders of the Canadian music and broadcast industry.  In the 31st annual awards event , a Slaight Humanitarian Spirit Award was given to the band, A Simple Plan. This award gives recognition of Simple Plan’s global fundraising efforts and dedication to youth welfare, both individually and through the Simple Plan Foundation. Aware of the problems and struggles faced by teenagers, both through the connection to their…