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Metric Levels Up With Major Canadian Tour

Metric’s taking their newly-released Synthetica album on a major world tour with 10 Canadian dates. Metric tickets are available now! Old world underground, where have you truly gone now? Would the same Metric who released the cult indie classic Old World Underground, Where Have You Gone? 10 years ago have ever thought they’d be experiencing the major activity they’re enjoying in 2012? Probably not. Yet a worldwide arena tour and an industry-leading independent album release are the facts of Metric’s career now. With the ongoing popularity of their latest album Synthetica, Metric is undoubtedly at the top of the Canadian … Continue reading

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North Americana: Neil Young & Crazy Horse Announce U.S./Canada Tour!

Neil Young and Crazy Horse have just announced a major North American tour to promote their new album Americana. The tour includes 5 major Canadian shows. It’s been a long time coming, but Neil Young fans have always kind of known that the Canadian folk rock legend would pony up his own renditions of classic American folk songs. And that’s exactly what he did along with the help of his long time musical collaborators, Crazy Horse. Americana, Neil Young and Crazy Horse’s new album of American ‘old songs,’ has just been released today! Naturally, the album was preceded by considerable … Continue reading

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Canada’s Gettin’ More Gotye!

Gotye returns to Toronto for a bigger show at the Molson Amphitheatre on September 20th after making 3 late August stops in Edmonton, Calgary and Burnaby. Clearly, Gotye’s March 31st performance at the Kool Haus only whetted Toronto’s appetite for the rising Aussie star’s brand of synth pop. Gotye’s coming back to Toronto. And he’s going to make sure more fans can see him live this time! Sure, The Kool Haus can hold roughly 5,000 fans – sizeable enough for many well-established bands. But for musicians looking to level up their game, there’s the 18,000 seat pseudo-outdoor Molson Amphitheatre. “18,000 … Continue reading

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Biebs + Jeps: Justin Bieber, Carly Rae Jepsen Team Up For Believe Tour

Justin Bieber announces his 2012-2013 Believe Tour dates and invites Carly Rae Jepsen to handle opening performance duty Two Canadian teen pop stars are teaming up for a major North American tour. And by “teaming up” I mostly mean the big star – Justin Bieber – cordially inviting up-and-comer Carly Rae Jepsen along for a ride. This morning, Justin Bieber confirmed the dates for his highly anticipated 2012-1013 North American Believe Tour that will support his upcoming album, aptly titled Believe. The album may be a ways off, but the lead single “Boyfriend” has already grabbed the pop world by the emotional … Continue reading

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Calgary Represents Canada Well, UFC 149 Tickets Selling Quick!

UFC 149 tickets demand stays strong even as the supply is getting thin. Clearly, Calgarians are eager to host the UFC! Canada has proven it’s “UFC fan mecca” fan status yet again with the speedy sales of the UFC 149 tickets this past weekend. Tickets to UFC 149: Aldo vs. Koch – which takes place on Saturday, July 21st at the Scotiabank Saddledome – went on sale to the general public last Friday at 10:00AM. The bulk of the tickets available for purchase were sold within the hour. The frenzied rush to acquire UFC 149 Calgary tickets mimics all of … Continue reading

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