Toronto rockabilly

24Sep

TORONTO 1980’s Punk Time Line

1979-80 Punk in transition, from old school to quirky New Wave to rockabilly.  Only the Viletones, Teenage Head and Forgotten Rebels played continuously in one form or the other into the 1980’s, 1990’s and 2000’s.  In the early to mid-1980’s, first wave bands splintered into new groups such as the Jitters (ex-Mods), Wayouts (ex-Tyranna), Australia […]

14Jul

SHADOWY MEN ON A SHADOWY PLANET

Shadowy Men On A Shadowy Planet reformed to play a few shows in memory of bassist Reid Diamond who died of cancer 11 years ago. Guitarist Brian Connelly and drummer Don Pyle were joined by the Sadies‘ Dallas Good on bass. And that was a special bass Dallas was playing. […]

20Oct

WANDA JACKSON 70th Birthday Party

The original rockabilly wild woman, Wanda Jackson, is still putting on shows with energy, class, style and a powerful voice that belies her age. In a ToBeScene exclusive, Aldo Erdic captured a song from her 70th birthday performance at the Cadillac Lounge on October 20, 2007 with London, Ontario’s the […]