Recent blog posts

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June 14th
How To Keep A Fit Body & Mind On The Road

With festival season just around the corner, music-makers all over Canada are gearing up for tons of work! If this is you, it’ll be important to incorporate purposeful movement so you optimize your performance both on and off stage. I’ve got three simple exercises - something for everyone - to make sure those running shoes see the light of day and that you’re getting the most out of your tour this summer. 

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June 7th
Getting Proper Rest & Nutrition on the Road

Over the last few months, we’ve started to bring you regular tips on prioritizing self-care within the music industry. We want to break down some of the points we’ve touched on into more detail, such as sleep. Our last few blogs focused on the links between mental health, nutrition, and exercise.

Upcoming events

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Four Chords and the Truth

A series of songwriter showcases to be held quarterly in Toronto at the Dakota Tavern, featuring a blend of top-notch songwriters and songs in an intimate environment. Each show is hosted by award-winning songwriter Andrea England and will feature four nationally and/or internationally acclaimed songwriters (and maybe a surprise guest or two). The songs are performed “in the round,” a style made famous by Nashville’s Bluebird Café, in which all songwriters share the stage at once, each introducing and performing one song acoustically per round for a series of 3 rounds.

Toronto Canadian Entertainment Charity Golf Classic

The Canadian Entertainment Charity Golf Classic returns to Toronto July 30, 2019 at Lionhead Golf and Country Club. With 288 golfers, the tournament utilizes both of Lionhead's magnificent courses –- the Legends and Masters. And not to be missed, World Famous BBQ Guru, Ted Reader is back as our celebrity chef for lunch once again.

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