Category Archives: Live Reports

KANSAS – 4/5/2024 – Massey Hall, Toronto

May 11, 2024

Although KANSAS’ “50th Anniversary Tour – Another Fork in The Road” is a celebration of the American ensemble’s glorious past, the line-up which graced Massey Hall, the venerated Ontarian venue, during this road trek might well be pointing towards their … Continue reading

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Judith Owen – 2/2/2017 – Windsor Arms, Toronto

February 8, 2017

One may be forgiven for having not heard of Judith Owen, but there’s no excuse for not falling in love with her songs after listening to them live. Presenting a perfect mix of well-honed theatricality and raw sincerity, with a … Continue reading

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Peter Asher & Albert Lee – 10/08/2016 – Hugh’s Room, Toronto

August 16, 2016

On the face of it, their coupling seemed strange but, as said to me shortly before the show, he and have rather much in common. Very much, it turned out, because the veterans’ repertoire during their joint evenings onstage is … Continue reading

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Crystal Shawanda – 20/05/2016 – Hugh’s Room, Toronto

May 27, 2016

She’s a force of nature, Crystal Shawanda, and she seemed to be in her natural habitat on the stage of Toronto’s “Hugh’s Room” belting out – with a tasteful nuance – the blues. The Canadian singer may reside in Nashville, … Continue reading

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Mick Abrahams Benefit – The Borderline, Soho, London, May 9th, 2016

May 17, 2016

Revived – And Live! “Just to see him get on that stage, put his guitar around his neck and play when people were saying ‘Oh, he’ll never play again!’ is everything… and seeing everyone here who’ve come to support and … Continue reading

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