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Name/Contact Info Description
African-Canadian Music
A source of information on the African-Canadian music scene, with information on: Calypso/Soca, Reggae/Dancehall, Steelpan, Hip Hop, Soul/R&B, Folk/Gospel, African/Worldbeat, Classical, and Blues/Jazz/Acid Jazz/Fusion.
Canadian Hip-Hop Online
Canadian Hip Hop Online is a website dedicated to promoting all aspects of hip hop culture, the Canadian hip hop scene, and its many artists. In January 1997, the site came into being as a one-page text only list of breakdancing moves, and since that time has evolved into its current state.
Primarily a ministry (based in Toronto) which attempts to promote the gospel through new media.
Jim Roy's Ottawa Blues Jazz & Swing Guide

Live & special events, clubs & pubs, and musicians' guide

Local London Ontario Music Scene
Site specializing in the London Ontario independent music scene.
Northern Ontario Music Directory
P.O. Box 2310, Station 'A',
Sudbury, Ontario, Canada
P3A 4S8

(705) 56.MUSIC
(705) 566.8484 fax

"The objective of the Northern Ontario Music Directory is to serve as a musical database, a comprehensive registry of musicians, artists, composers and industry-related agencies throughout the North. From Parry Sound to Thunder Bay, the NOMD hopes to help bring together those who dedicate their art, talents and ambitions to the creation and enjoyment of music."
Opry North
77 Falby Court, Suite 1705
Ajax, Ontario
L1S 4G7
(905) 686-8611
contact: Kimberlee Jamieson

Canada's #1 stop for all things country.

A site dedicated to country music and independent artists in Canada and the fans who love everything country. Monthly features on unsigned artists.

Scott Indie Music
R. Scott Norrena
843 Manning Ave
Toronto, Ontario
M6G 2X1
Specializing in original alternative rock.

Experimental Music, Free Improvisation, Sound Art


SoundList is an emailing list devoted to announcements of free-improvisation, experimental music and sound art events in the Toronto area. Many more announcements are posted to the list than are reproduced on the
webpage, so to get the most complete and current information available, send a message to the email address at left to subscribe.

Toronto Downtown Jazz Society
416-928-2033 phone
416-928-0533 fax
82 Bleecker Street
Toronto, Ontario
Lots of info on the jazz scene in TO, with concert/club dates, artist news and profiles, jazz radio station listing, and the Jazzfest mailing list

Originally the home of the Toronto-Goth Mailing list, the site is now a resource for anyone interested in Toronto's Gothic/industrial scene.

Toronto Hip Hop
Toronto Hip Hop is dedicated strictly to the hip hop scene in Toronto, with info on concerts, clubs, radio shows, labels and the artists.

Wezel's Web
Suite 142 - 3044 Bloor Street West
Toronto, Ontario
M8X 2Y8

(416) 233-3989

contact: Louise Peacock

Wezel's Web is dedicated to Art, Music and Gardening. Target audience is quite wide - includes anyone (anywhere) from age 20 and up, interested in art, music or gardening. The site features many Canadian artists, has an extensive music links page, and hosts pages for international music clients.

the types of music found at the site include blues, jazz, easy listening, electronica, pop and rock.

Some of the artists hosted there include: Nash the Slash, Frank Cosentino, Michael Fonfara, etc.

Name/Contact Info Description
46 Lepage Court
Toronto, Ontario
M3J 1Z9
(416) 638-5900
(416) 638-8167 fax is a free service to Canada's music community, and is a comprehensive, easy-to-use tool for our country's musicians to add and update their own profiles. is a forum for discussion, interaction and the enjoyment of sonic art. Our goal is to help people achieve a greater appreciation for Canadian music.

30 St. Clair Ave West, Suite 103
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
M4V 3A1


Partially owned by Universal Music Canada, with distribution by same.

Name/Contact Info Description
(based in Toronto, Ontario)

Promoting indie artists world-wide (although concentrating on Canadian artists).

Provides the indie artist: space on our server which can be used to post sample mp3s of your original music, CD release information, concert and club dates, photos, video, lyrics, band history, band bios, touring schedules, reviews, and more.

Singer/Songwriter Directory
Links to sites dedicated to singer/songwriters. You can find links to official home pages as well as fan sites, to well known artists as well as starting musicians. Listings are made up from artist submissions of their site URL and description.

Virtual Street Corner
PO box 4424
St Augustine, Fl, USA

(256) 239-8592

contact: Louise Peacock (webmaster)

This site is devoted to keeping street music alive in North America. Future projects are recording street musicians in South America. The target audience is any lover of blues/folk style music of any age, anywhere at all.

This project is the brainchild of street musician/poet/songwriter Britt Craig.

Currently the music styles are blues and folk and there are two artists featured: Britt Craig and John Prosser. Britt will be recording more artists over the next few months.

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