Included are first-time charting and nominated artists New City, Felix Cartal, Romes, River Town Saints, and The Reklaws.
Is Don Shafer's dream of a community FM for the people and about the people of Vancouver just a pipe dream–or will new investors come to the table and spin a grand vision into an urban moneymaker?
No new money is on the table, but a roadmap for greater cooperation between relevant provincial government departments and presenters is now realized.
Notables include two of Canada's fastest-rising stars, R&B artist Daniel Caesar and Jessie Reyez, Iskwe and Pierre Kwenders.
Here is this week's Nielsen Marketwatch report which features Canadian music stats for the current week and YTD with comparisons to last year.
One of the projects resulting from the deal is a three CD/DV disc-set capturing a CBC special that featured performances by some of the blues greatest names.
Stuart Jolliffe, GM at Marriott Hotels, who helped nurture a strong music industry inside Nova Scotia, as well as aiding many musicians on the road, died in Toronto on April 11.
Those being added to the honour roll of the Music Managers Forum Canada next month are Susan de Cartier of Starfish Entertainment, Live Nation's Riley O'Connor, and Daniel Caesar and his management team of Matthew Burnett and Jordan Evans.
Canadian music publishing advocate Jennifer Mitchell heads Red Brick Songs and Casablanca Media Publishing that collectively represent the song folios of 40 acts. The company has a global presence and thinks Ottawa could extend Canada's IP wealth by bringing more assets to the table.
Michelle Wright, Cold Creek, Meghan Patric, Jason McCoy, Tim Hicks, Tebey, and Western Swing Authority are all performing at the Country Music of Ontario Awards annual hoedown set in London on June 3.
The annual twister that brings the world to our doorstep is a complicated affair to navigate, so we've cribbed the agenda and simplified it for you all. Grab your spreadsheet or mobile calendar and mark down what's to 'like' and when to hit the fern bar for a respite from the crazy world known as CMW.