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Paul McCartney delivers marathon concert at the Air Canada Centre

Paul McCartney delivers marathon concert at the Air Canada Centre At 73 years old, the Beatles co-founder delivered a set that would leave younger musicians reaching for their water bottles. Nick Krewen Music, Published on Sun Oct 18 2015   Paul McCartney, 73, churned out an impressive 41 songs during a three-hour marathon at the Air Canada Centre on Saturday night, with nary a water bottle in sight. To put…


Emm Gryner – musical multi-tasker

  Between her new solo album, her bands Trent Severn and Trapper, and her family, singer stays busy but focused. Nick Krewen Music, Published on Mon Oct 12 2015   Emm Gryner has become quite the proficient juggler. A couple of weeks ago, the Juno-nominated, Sarnia-born singer and songwriter released her 16th studio album, 21st Century Ballads. On Oct. 9, Trillium — the sophomore effort from Trent Severn, Gryner’s hoser…


Taylor Swift delivers flawless performance in Toronto

  During 1989 tour stop at Rogers Centre Swift gives shout out to the Jays, sings with guest Keith Urban.   Nick Krewen Music, Published on Sat Oct 03 2015 When it comes to giving stellar performances, Taylor Swift is in a league of her own. The 25-year-old singer and songwriter delivered another flawless gem of a concert at Rogers Centre Friday for the first of two sold-out nights, a…


Tobias Jesso Jr. captivates crowd in solo show: review

The young performer has plenty of room to grow, but the charisma he exudes is certainly half the battle in advancing his career. Nick Krewen Music, Published on Mon Mar 23 2015 Tobias Jesso Jr. 3 stars At the Drake Hotel Underground, Sunday, March 22. Tobias Jesso Jr. knows how to charm his audience. About a half-hour prior to Sunday’s show at the Drake Underground, the 29-year-old Vancouver-born piano balladeer…


John Legend’s effortless concert also effort-free: review

Nick Krewen Music, Published on Sat Aug 09 2014 John Legend 2.5 stars At the Molson Amphitheatre, Aug. 8 John Legend is a man is without a care in the world, it seems. And why shouldn’t he be? Life is good for the Ohio born-and-bred singer and songwriter. Just under a year ago, he tied the knot with his Sports Illustrated model wife Chrissy Teigen. In a recording career that’s…