zArchive – 2020 Entertainment Lineup2023-02-20T18:28:10-05:00

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Ben Hudson

Ben Hudson is a country singer-songwriter from Uxbridge, Ontario. His smooth, rich vocals have been compared to Josh Turner and Brothers Osborne although his country-rock influenced songwriting is similar to that of Eric Church and Aaron Lewis. His self-titled EP was released in early 2016, gaining the attention of CMT [...]

Chris McKhool

CHRIS MCKHOOL - Kids sing-along JUNO Award nominee Chris McKhool is one of Canada's hottest musicians for young people. He is hailed as a "Children's musical star" (National Post) and "Canada's greatest eco-troubadour for young people" (Mississauga Living Arts Centre), and has been touring across Canada with his children's concerts for two decades, reaching [...]

Cory Feigen

Cory Feigen is a singer songwriter from Toronto. His acoustic bluesy riff, close-to-heart lyrics, and pop-like melodies are primed to attract the likes of music lovers from a wide range of genres. With musical influences including Jack Johnson, James Taylor, Michael Buble, and John Mayer, Cory is able to draw [...]

Courtney Bowles

In era of global discourse, Courtney Bowles smiles at adversity. Born in Scarborough, Ontario this towering, vivacious amazon bares her soul for an audience starved for the more beautiful aspects of life. A multi-instrumentalist who rejected conventional music theory in favour of organic expression, Courtney is adamant about sharing her [...]

Dear Rouge

If there’s one constant in life, it’s this: nothing stays the same. Change is inevitable, for better or for worse—it’s the sinister shadow lurking behind the sunniest day, the silver lining that offsets every cloud. That mutability is something with which the members of Dear Rouge are intimately familiar. Since [...]

Debbie & Phil

Debbie & Phil play traditional old style Canadian fiddle music suitable for dancing and celebrations - dances, concerts, weddings, celebrations, divorces...whatever. Deb is a great pianist, and Phil plays fiddle. They met at a fiddle-doo organized by mutual friends in the mid 90’s and have been performing together since then [...]

Don Myers

Don Myers is a singer/songwriter of folk inspired originals and classic covers for over 15 years. Starting his career in rural Whitchurch-Stouffville, Don moved to Halifax where he honed his performance skills. Upon his return to Ontario, Don Myers consistently performed at family oriented festivals, private shows, and gigs all [...]

Future History

"Haunting music accompanied by heart wrenching lyrics, Future History creates songs that are honest and intensely personal, yet pleasing to the masses" In early 2018, Future History took refuge at The Tragically Hip's Bathouse Studios to record their fourth album, 'For'. Available now on all streaming services and limited edition [...]

Jenn Hisko

Jenn Hisko is a singer/songwriter from Aurora, Ontario with a dynamic voice that exudes passion and emotion. With influences such as Gillian Welch, Carole King and Sarah McLachlan, you will appreciate her vocal range, stylings and tone. With a unique blend of bluegrass, rock and country, it is evident that [...]

Jess Leung

Jess Leung is a charming and relatable singer-songwriter with songs that reflect on self-discovery and life’s intimate moments. With a sweet jazz-tinged voice and piano at her fingertips, Jess captures hearts and with a contemporary folk pop sound, spreading love and hope in the face of life’s most challenging moments. [...]


Jitensha creates upbeat, insightful songs with a highly emotional concept, combining catchy melodies, rich 1950s style harmonies, and lo-fi indie aesthetics with understated song writing skills. These two charismatic musicians bridge gaps between internal and external worlds, linking themes such as self-discovery, determination and empathy to the societal struggles of [...]

Kaleidscope Horse

Kaleidoscope Horse is a psychedelic art-rock collective from Toronto, ON, spear-headed by queer femme producer-musicians Sam Maloney and Desiree Das Gupta. Theatrical and dreamy, they are driven both by strong song-writing and abstract sound-play. Their emotional debut album release "SLOW, SLOW" (2018) is lead by both singers with powerful back [...]

Matt Gunn

Born and raised in small town Ontario, Matt Gunn combines a mix of soul, motown, and reggae to prove to the world there is more to the country than just honky tonks and cowboy boots. Influenced by Van Morrison, Marvin Gaye, and The Slackers, Matt creates a blend of sounds [...]

Maura Mapes

Maura Mapes is an Oshawa based singer/songwriter. Drawing from life’s experiences, her melodies and lyrics paint pictures of past regret, love and loss, growing old and growing into oneself. Influenced by artists like Brandi Carlile, Maggie Rogers, the Indigo Girls and the Lumineers, her stripped-down takes on her favourite songs [...]

Missy Bauman

Described by Rrampt Magazine as “ exploration of the ethereal...the work of a truly talented artist”, Missy Bauman delivers ‘dreamy drug folk’ - an empowering voice for the odd girl out. A timid woman by nature, Missy transforms beautifully through music; bright. Bold. Girl power Website: Social Media Links:   [...]

Moscow Apartment

Moscow Apartment create lush, folk imbued indie rock that is interwoven with the timeless and perceptive writing of singer-songwriters Brighid Fry and Pascale Padilla. The harmonious teenage duo are slated to release their sophomore EP, Better Daughter, on June 26, 2020. The EP presents an evolution of their sound from [...]


17-year old, SENAIDA, is a classically-trained pianist, singer-songwriter, producer and multi-instrumentalist. She has performed at Carnegie Hall in New York City, won multiple national and international music competitions, and has performed at venues including Nathan Phillips Square, Indie Week, nookFest, the Burdock, Toronto Centre for the Arts, and Koerner Hall. [...]

Skye Wallace

Skye Wallace is what happens when a trained singer with east coast roots discovers punk rock in their youth and writes music that makes you feel excited. Skye’s upcoming self-titled album embodies Canadiana. From living on BC’s west coast to spending time at residencies from Norris Point, Newfoundland to Dawson [...]

Sultans of String

Three-time JUNO Award nominees and Billboard charting band Sultans of String creates “energetic and exciting music from a band with talent to burn!” according to Maverick magazine. Thrilling their audiences with their genre-hopping passport of Celtic reels, flamenco, gypsy-jazz, Arabic, Cuban and South Asian rhythms, the group celebrates musical fusion and human creativity with warmth and virtuosity. [...]


Toronto’s Wildlife have been captivating lovers of brazen, fully charged indie rock for over a decade. Audiences have experienced their infinitely catchy sound in the form of dramatic live shows throughout the United States and in every nook and cranny of their beloved Canadian homeland. Website: Social Media Links:

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