Author Archives: Joe Taylor

Yiannis- Master of Awakenings

Yiannis- Master of Awakenings

Lula Lounge hosted a very elegant event with dinner and a concert performed by Yiannis Kapoulas. He is a highly attuned and aware form of vitality. His precision of various stringed instruments brings forth conjuring of mystical landscapes where you let your fervor be free. His opening number, “A Rose in the desert”, is both… Continue Reading

Gord Downie – Tragically Hip…

Gord Downie – Tragically Hip…

The year was 1993 and Molly Johnson organized a very important concert to bring awareness to AIDS. The show was called The Kumbuya Festival. I was sent there as a photographer to cover the show for Performer magazine. Ontario Place Forum was packed with all kinds of other media people, including Much Music with almost… Continue Reading

A Resounding YES!

A Resounding YES!

It has been 13 years since Lead singer, Jon Anderson has fronted Yes and middle aged Torontonians could not have been more enthusiastic.  I was very impressed with the reaction, not only when they got on stage but the reaction throughout the entire concert. I was one of the fans that stood my ground when… Continue Reading

Minotaurs – Weird Waves

Minotaurs – Weird Waves

I have to start off this review with a short story. I told my girlfriend I was going to a review a party in the Junction to see a Band called Minotaurs. She jumped up and said, I saw them perform and Gord Downie came out and played with them, it was a great show!… Continue Reading