The ability to discover music is now coupled with the ease of creating and distributing one’s own music to the masses. A listener can discover new music from established and emerging artists through social media, curated playlists via streaming providers, as well as the traditional radio and word of mouth methods, among others.
However, with an increased supply of music, over-saturation has grown to be one of the biggest obstacles for emerging artists to overcome. In Toronto alone there is an abundance of artists who are truly talented but have been lost in the shuffle between glaring amateurs and polished stars.
On August 29th, the Momentum Radio team (Vibe 105.5 FM) and WellTurnt are bringing a handful of these artists to The Shop at 1566 Queen Street West in the heart of the megacity. The concert is aptly entitled To Be Famed Later as each artist has demonstrated they have what it takes to transition to the next level.
Attendees will see the likes of: Marcus Haran, Tony James, Joéllen, LASTXCALL, Ricky Balboa and JoshTheLoser while past acts include K-Cuzz, JR Jermz, Audre, Noel and Sirius. DJ Andre 905 and DJ Gio will be providing the soundtrack in between artists and the No Ceiling collective will be carrying the vibe forward to the after-party.
The spirit of the basement house party will be captured and blended with that of a concert where banging on the ceiling is as good, if not better, than the typical applause. This is not a showcase, but yet a place to enjoy talented acts that are on the verge of breaking through.
Check out the To Be Famed Later Spotify playlist below for a taste of what to expect from the event.
Listen to Momentum Radio (@MomentumOnVibe) every Wednesday from 10 p.m. to midnight on Vibe 105.5FM.
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