FYI Music for Feb 26th, 2020 - Burton & Randy, The Weeknd, Bob Segarini

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| Live Nation Has Bachman, Cummings ‘Together Again’

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After bringing an end to years of acrimony at a Canada Walk of Fame charity fundraiser late last year, the professional relationship between Burton Cummings and Randy Bachman has warmed to the point where these two former bandmates have committed to a 17-city Canada-wide tour this summer.

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Media Beat

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| Media Beat: February 26, 2020

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A chop suey collection of headlines with the spotlight firmly placed on the backstage panther, Mr. Bruce Allen.

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| The Weeknd's Global Tour Includes Six Canadian Concerts

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In one of the biggest tours this summer, the Toronto R&B superstar will play 57 arena shows in Canada, the US, the UK and Europe, promoting a new album due March 20.

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| Listen Up, Bob Segarini Has A Confession To Make

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The following is a self-authored account of Bob Segarini’s colourful and often chaotic life. Wildly creative, light and bright, sometimes his own worst enemy, ever-amusing—well, Bob can do the talking from here.

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| Nielsen Market Watch Facts & Figures: Feb 20, 2020

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Here is this week's Nielsen Market Watch report which features Canadian music stats for the current week and YTD with comparisons to last year. This chart is published every Tuesday. The abbreviation...

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Five Questions With...

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| Five Questions With… Picastro

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In 2019, Picastro—the long-running experimental folk project led by Toronto singer/songwriter Liz Hysen—independently released Exit, its first album in five years. The record has just been re-issued digitally by Weewerk Recordings, allowing more opportunities for people to hear what Stuart Berman described in Pitchfork as Picastro’s “most tumultuous, unpredictable, and deviously playful music to date.”

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| Careers: February 26, 2020

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The section includes 96 positions open in the sectors of broadcasting, entertainment and media this week. Please feel free to share with friends and colleagues seeking new professional horizons.

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Music News Digest

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| Music News Digest, Feb. 26, 2020

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Justin Bieber (pictured) breaks an Elvis record, The CFMAs announce programming, and Neil Young & Crazy Horse will tour. Also in the news are New Order and Pet Shop Boys, Six Shooter, CIMA, Leonard Cohen, The Shuffle Demons, Rocks the Park, Bloodshot Bill, We Are The Stronghold, Land of Talk, Festival of Beer, and 5X Festival.

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Music Biz Headlines

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| Music Biz Headlines, Feb. 26, 2020

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Guitar wizard Domenic Troiano (pictured) is profiled, Sarah Harmer reflects upon spring, and the streaming boom continues. Also in the headlines are Grimes, Jagged Little Pill, Mark Cohon, VSO, Justin Haynes, Paul Rosenberg, Sega, Rihanna, TikTok, Miles Davis, Bushfire Relief, Plácido Domingo, and Kraftwerk.

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Today's new track

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Harrow Fair: Dark Gets Close

The dynamic Toronto roots duo returns with a cut showcasing strong vocal harmonies, crisp instrumental work, and a positive message.


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