FYI Music for Jun 12th, 2019 - Bachman–Cummings CIMA N Pikes Whitehorse

News Story


| Bachman–Cummings Reunite For Walk of Fame Fundraiser Concert

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Randy Bachman and Burton Cummings, the two Winnipeg-born musicians who were the creative force in the Guess Who between 1966 and 1970, are set to reunite for a charity fundraising event for Canada’s Walk of Fame at Casa Loma in Toronto on July 18.

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Media Beat

Media Beat

| Media Beat: June 12, 2019

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A headline of news about media here and beyond fills today's column. We even manage to include a Raptors story.

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News Story

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| Not Raptors Or A Rain Squall Could Spoil CIMA's Gala

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The 235 spirited entrepreneurs who turned out Monday night for CIMA’s 5th annual did so despite a rainstorm that more resembled a monsoon and the Raptors Game 5 that was scheduled to start midway through the evening’s proceedings. It was a night to remember and pictured here is a small gathering of the clan that attended the $150 a plate event.

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Left to Right: Kevin Kane (guitar), Don Schmid (drums), Bryan Potvin (guitar) and Jay Semko (bass)

| Rejuvenated Northern Pikes Release First Album in 16 Years

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The recent addition of Kevin Kane from The Grapes of Wrath has energized the veteran rock band, founding member Bryan Potvin explains in this revealing interview.

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l-r: Lesley Barber, Ashley Jane, Timon Wientzek, Antonio Naranjo, Suad Bushnaq, Jason Couse, Steve Krecklo, Derrick Ross

| Slaight Music Residents Showcase Their Film Compositions

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The six graduates of the 2018 program (pictured here with Lesley Barber and Derrick Ross)  at the Canadian Film Centre took centre stage in Toronto on Monday night.

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Port Cities, one of four 2018 Allan Slaight Juno Master Class winners

| Allan Slaight Juno Master Class Applications Now Open

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A week in Toronto, Juno Week in Saskatoon in 2020, performance opportunities and $5K in cash are just some of the prizes awaiting three lucky artist finalists of the 2019/2020 Allan Slaight Juno Master Class. Deadline for entries is June 28, 5 p.m. Pictured here is Port Cities, one of last year's finalists:

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Five Questions With...


| Five Questions With… Terry Savage

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The gritty honky-tonker from Orillia has released a new album Rollin’ Heavy. Here he discusses its approach, his artistic evolution, life balance, and tripping at Waynestock.

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News Story


| Nielsen Market Watch Facts & Figures: June 6th, 2019

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Here is this week's Nielsen Marketwatch 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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| Careers: June 11, 2019

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This week's Careers column contains more than 120 jobs ranging from entry-level to executive posts nationwide. Please feel free to share with colleagues and others you know who are seeking new horizons.

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Music News Digest

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| Music News Digest, June 12, 2019

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Arcade Fire (pictured) raise $250K in Montreal, Hot Child in the City enters Canadian Songwriters Hall of Fame, and a celebration of the life of Ralph Murphy is planned in Toronto. Also in the news are Elvis Costello, CIMA’s Road Gold, Supercrawl, Toronto Fringe, Canada’s Walk of Fame, Acoustic Guitar Project, Woodstock 50, The Sadies, and farewell Bushwick Bill. Videos added for your enjoyment.

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Music Biz Headlines


| Music Biz Headlines, June 12, 2019

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Martin Scorsese's new Dylan rock doc (pictured) is reviewed, Tin Machine explored, and controversy over a UMG archives fire. Also in the headlines are NXNE, Gordon Lightfoot, John Doe, video games, Courtney Love, Lil Nas X, music catalogues, and Radiohead.

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Today's new track

Whitehorse: Sweet Melissa Jean

The ever-prolific and shape-shifting duo returns with another winner, a slow and haunting bonus cut from the acclaimed Panther In The Dollhouse album.


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