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Ani DiFranco’s playlist

If you want something done right, you gotta do it yourself. That’s Ani DiFranco’s motto, and it has been for the last 30 years. The DIY queen of indie folk rock was just 19 when she launched Righteous Babe Records, her own label through which she has released more than 20 albums on her own […]

Lady Gaga gives special thanks to Canada for 10 years of support

Lady Gaga is celebrating 10 years of fame this year. April 8 marked the 10th anniversary of the superstar’s breakout hit single, “Just Dance,” and come August 19, Gaga’s debut studio album, The Fame, will also turn 10. “Just Dance,” written by Gaga herself, R&B hip hop star Akon and renowned producer RedOne, and featuring […]

Get Osheaga-ready

The countdown to Osheaga is on. Arctic Monkeys, Florence + The Machine and Travis Scott are set to headline Montreal’s scorching hot summer music festival running Friday, August 3 through Sunday, August 5. The superstars will be joined by other sizzling acts like Blondie, Dua Lipa, Franz Ferdinand, James Bay, James Blake, Lykke Li, Manchester […]

There’s something Ed Sheeran will never get used to

Ed Sheeran is the biggest male pop star on the planet. Earlier this year, the British superstar was named the world’s best-selling artist of 2017. That’s just one of many international headlines Ed has made since he released his 2014 award-winning album x. Ed is of course famous for hit songs like his Grammy Award-winning […]

Shawn Hook is coming out to play

Shawn Hook is taking his latest EP My Side of Your Story out for a spin. The popstar is set to kick off his Good Days Tour on October 16 in Montreal. Neon Dreams will join Shawn as a special guest on the nationwide trip. My Side of Your Story, released last summer, chases the […]

Charlie Puth plans biggest tour yet

Charlie Puth is getting ready to head out on the biggest headlining tour of his career thus far. The popstar’s Voicenotes Tour, named after and in support of his upcoming second album, is scheduled to hit 32 cities across North America. The ride is set to kick off in Toronto on July 11 and will […]

Travis Cormier’s playlist

Travis Cormier, a finalist of La Voix, the French Canadian version of the American hit singing competition The Voice, has been handpicked to open for Bon Jovi at Montreal’s Bell Centre. The show promoters held a contest to give local artists the chance to play the opening gig for the legendary rock band and the […]

25 years later Ace of Base revisits the origin of their name

If you know your pop music history then you’re familiar with Ace of Base. The Swedish quartet was one of the biggest pop ensembles in the world and dominated radio airwaves after the release of their 1993 debut album The Sign. In North America, that breakthrough album and its No.1 hit singles “All That She […]

Ace of Base’s playlist

Twenty-five years ago the Swedish pop group Ace of Base released their explosive debut album The Sign to North America. Generating more revenue that year than the Sweden-based vehicle empire VOLVO, the record went on to sell over 23 million copies, and is among the most successful debut albums of all time. In Canada, the […]

Star Trek’s Karl Urban revealed as Ottawa Comiccon’s guest of honor

Karl Urban was just announced as a guest of honor at this year’s Ottawa Comiccon. The New Zealand-born actor is famous for loads of roles including Éomer in the second and third installments of Peter Jackson’s The Lord of the Rings trilogy, Judge Dredd in the 2012 sci-fi action Dredd, Lord Vaako in the Riddick film […]

Caroline Neron extends warehouse sale April 25-26

Great news for jewelry lovers and fans of fashion accessories in the Montreal area. Caroline Neron just extended her warehouse sale! For two final days, Wednesday April 25 and Thursday, April 26, take advantage of up to 80% off on an exclusive selection of jewelry and accessories for men and women. You’ll find samples pieces, […]

The second coming of Lorde: New world tour brings the star back to Canada

Right now Lorde is at the half-way point of her second international concert series, the Melodrama World Tour. The outing in support of Lorde’s second album Melodrama brings the superstar to Quebec City’s summer music festival le Festival d’été de Québec on July 18. The New Zealand singer’s arrival will put her atop the lineup […]

Caroline Neron’s warehouse sale April 19-21

Caroline Neron’s warehouse sale is back! If you’re in the Montreal area between Thursday April 19 and Saturday, April 21, drop by Neron headquarters. Caroline and company are offering up to 80% off on an exclusive selection of jewelry for women and men as well as leather bags and other accessories. You’ll find samples pieces, […]

X-Files star Mitch Pileggi to appear at Montreal Comiccon

Mitch Pileggi, famous for playing Assistant Director Walter Skinner on The X-Files, is the latest guest to be added to Montreal Comiccon’s celebrity lineup. The announcement comes on the heels of the cancellation of Gillian Anderson’s appearance due to a conflict in her filming schedule. “I know Gillian works her ass off, so that doesn’t […]

Khaki is the new black! The color is all over Caroline Neron’s men’s collection

“Khaki is a big trend right now and it’s all over our men’s collection!” Caroline Neron tells her Facebook followers. Right she is. This season, khaki is the new black. You’ll see it everywhere from the runway to the subway. Military and camouflage have also made a big return. How could Caroline not include one […]

Gillian Anderson is guest of honor at Montreal Comiccon

Update: Gillian has since cancelled her appearance due to a filming schedule conflict. Gillian Anderson and her X-Files co-star David Duchovny are set to be guests of honor at Montreal Comiccon this summer. The 10th edition of the con marks Gillian’s return to Montreal (the superstar was among the celebrity guests in 2013), and says she […]

Montreal Comiccon program & celeb lineup revealed

The program and celebrity guest appearances for the 10th edition of Montreal Comiccon continues to grow. Leading the stars set to appear at this year’s event are guests of honor Gillian Anderson and David Duchovny of The X-Files and the legendary Chuck Norris. Horror icon Danny Trejo, famous for his roles in films like Machete, […]

Caroline Neron launches eyewear collection

Quebec’s favorite fashion accessories designer Caroline Neron just launched her first collection of eyewear for men and women. The line, which naturally takes its cue from Caroline’s successful collection of sunglasses, features four frames for him and four for her. Caroline has designed classic, edgy and colorful frames and each model is available in different […]

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