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Derek Andrews at Koerner Hall
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The 20th Maple Blues Awards Gala Will Be Held On Monday

The most important date on the calendar of the Canadian blues scene is fast approaching in Toronto. This year, the awards show is supplemented by the Blues Summit 8 conference and showcase event. Pictured: executive producer Derek Andrews.

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19
Jan

Around the Dial: Broadcast & Media News Today

News about media and the regulatory environment both inside and beyond Canada's borders.

Thu
19
Jan
 CBC Searchlight 2016 winner Desirée Dawson

CBC’s 'Searchlight' Music Competition Returns

This year’s grand prize will include an original song commission for Canada’s 150th-anniversary celebration and a two-week songwriting residency with a celebrity mentor from the Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity.

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19
Jan

Liner Notes: Bullet News for Jan. 19th

In today's edition, Prozzäk returns with a new album and tour, crowdfunding for Jake Thomas, Canadian Screen Awards and Music PEI Awards nominations announced, Bublé bows out of Brits, and Tuff Gong returns to vinyl.

Thu
19
Jan
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FYI Calendar of Grant and Funding Deadlines

In this weekly FYI feature we keep you apprised of all the deadlines you need to know about for applications for music festivals and conferences, grants and funding opportunities. We trust you’ll find this of value.

Thu
19
Jan

Around The Web: Stories You Will Want To Read

Current news and features we unearthed from around the web we thought you might like to read today...

Thu
19
Jan
Ben, Neil and Pegi in happier times. Photo from Neil Young blog

Neil Young's Heart Of Gold

The Canadian-born singer-songwriter is many things to many people and his songs have become part of the fabric of life for people young and old the world over, but there's another aspect of his life that he hasn't talked much about -- his relationship with his three children and in particular his middle-child, Ben...

Wed
18
Jan
Music Canada Executive V-P Amy Terrill

2017 Forecast...with Music Canada's Amy Terrill

The following is the third in a series of forecasts and reflections about the music business in Canada that readers can expect to see in FYI in the coming weeks. Today we feature a submission from Amy Terrill, Executive V-P of Music Canada.

Wed
18
Jan

Around the Dial: Broadcast & Media News Today

News about media and the regulatory environment both inside and beyond Canada's borders.

Wed
18
Jan
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Buffy To Be Celebrated For A Life In Music

The Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences has announced that Buffy Sainte-Marie will be the recipient of the 2017 Allan Waters Humanitarian Award at the Junos in Ottawa this spring.

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