FYI Music for Aug 11th, 2017 - Kesha, Shania Twain, Honey Jam

News Story

Friday August 11th, 2017
 
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| Feds Launch Consultations On Copyright Board Reform

 
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Budget cuts and the complexity of copyright law in the digital era have slowed the Copyright Board's decision-making process to a snail's pace. The federal government wants to make changes and is seeking input from stakeholders through until Sept. 29.

 
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Media Beat

 
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| Media Beat: August 11, 2017

 
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Bell Media, The Tragically Hip, Jazz.FM91, the CRTC, Steve Faguy and Michael Hollett all make the headlines in today's edition.

 
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Music News Digest

 
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| Music News Digest, Aug. 11, 2017

 
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The finalists for the Allan Slaight Juno Master Class are announced, Max Webster and Kim Mitchell get the de-luxe reissue treatment, Shania will serenade the Grey Cup, Zaphod's is reborn as the 27 Club, a slice of Toronto music history is preserved, an Alzheimer's benefit is inspired by John Mann, Ann Vriend and Megan Nash are on the road, and RIP jazz singer Barbara Cook.

 
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Music Biz Headlines

 
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| Music Biz Headlines, Aug. 11, 2017

 
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Amongst the topics making headlines today are folk music, festival meltdowns, Elvis Presley, stars losing their voices, Liam Gallagher, Coldplay's Montreal concert, the Big Valley Jamboree, and a new play inspired by Hank Snow.

 
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Calendar

 
Kesha is back with a new look and a new album out today
 

| FYI Calendar of Upcoming Releases, Aug. 11, 2017

 
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AJ Croce, Paul Kelly, Peter Himmelman, Kesha, Paula Cole and Son Real are amongst the new albums out today. As usual, we post the week's top titles and offer a snapshot of what's to come.

 
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Careers

 
Careers, Music, Entertainment, Broadcasting, Media, Marketing
 

| Careers: August 10, 2017

 
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The latest collection of active job postings in the sectors of broadcasting, music, entertainment, marketing, media, and PR. Please share with colleagues, friends, and others who are seeking new horizons.

 
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Calendar

 
FYI Calendar of Grant and Funding Deadlines
 

| FYI Calendar of Grant and Funding Deadlines, Aug. 10, 2017

 
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The weekly FYI feature that keeps you apprised of grant and event deadlines and upcoming festivals and conferences. From Singapore to Nashville to Hamburg, we have you covered.

 
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Five Questions With...

 
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| Five Questions With… Slow Leaves

 
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Country-folk songsmith and Allan Slaight Juno Master Class graduate Grant Davidson is about to release a self-produced album, Enough About Me. 

 
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A Conversation With…

 
Ebbonie Rowe
 

| A Conversation With .. Ebbonie Rowe of Honey Jam

 
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PhemPhat Entertainment Group was formed in 1995 to educate and promote women in the music business and establish a presence for them in areas traditionally seen as “boyz clubs." The mandate covers women in all aspects of the industry, including artists, DJs, producers, engineers, managers, label owners, and promoters.

 
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Quoted

 
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| Jimmy Webb Mourns The Loss Of Glen Campbell

 
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I am full of grief. I am writing because I think you deserve some sort of message from me but I am too upset to write very well or at any great length. It’s like waking up in the morning in some Kafkaesque novella and finding that half of you is missing.

 
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