FYI Music for Mar 15th, 2019 - Junos Corey Hart T Bone Burnett Bad Child

News Story

 
Corey and Julie two years ago with River, India, Rain and Dante. Photo: Patrice Laroche, Le Soleil
 

| Corey Hart Is A Dad With A Plan

 
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Corey Hart is back in the news and is a central figure in Sunday's night's Juno Awards telecast. We gathered some intel on the boy in the box, and his never surrender campaign to pick up where he left off some 20 years ago. Pictured with family.

 
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Media Beat

 
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| Media Beat: March 15, 2019

 
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Postmedia, the CBC, Quebecor, Facebook, The Globe and Mail, TSN, the CBC, and automating news are all part of the news in today's column.

 
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News Story

 
CARAS prez Allan Reid. Image by Megan Stacey, The London Free Press
 

| London Swings With Junos In Town

 
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There's no getting around the fact that London, ON has gone all out in making the Juno week an event like no other. Sharing the enthusiasm is CARAS president Allan Reid who is interviewed by the London Free Press.

 
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Pictured at Midem’s Folk Alliance VIP event in Montreal are Miranda Mulholland, entrepreneur, artist, advocate and featured Midem keynote speaker. and Midem NA boss, David Hazan.
 

| Midem Hosts A Canadian Pavilion

 
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Canada's profile heightens at the annual music trade fair in the south of France. Pictured at Midem’s recent Folk Alliance VIP event in Montreal are Miranda Mulholland, entrepreneur, artist, advocate and featured Midem keynote speaker, and Midem Head of North America, David Hazan.

 
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| Kevin Hearn And Famous Friends Support MusiCounts

 
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The Barenaked Ladies multi-instrumentalist is partnering with Record Store Day Canada to release an exclusive and star-studded EP with a superheroes theme. All proceeds go to the music education charity.

 
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| A Smorgasbord Of Fun Juno Facts

 
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With the addition of a three-night, outdoor tailgate party called Juno Side Stage that's held in the Budweiser Gardens parking lot, fans can enjoy free music from a wide array of Juno nominees that includes The Reklaws, Jess Moskaluke, Killy, and Loud Luxury.

 
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Five Questions With...

 
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| Five Questions With… Charlotte Cornfield

 
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The Toronto singer-songwriter and club booker releases her third full-length album on April 5, accompanied by some illustrious peers. Here she describes its recording, her favourite new song, her natural artistic growth, and current fave artists.

 
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King’s Column

 
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| Free Speech Crisis Hits Campus Radio And Newspapers

 
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The Ford government in Ontario has now set out the rules that give students the right to opt-out of paying levies for campus clubs and organizations, among them student papers and radio stations. This represents a real attack on free speech.

 
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Calendar

 
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| FYI Schedule of Upcoming Releases, March 15, 2019

 
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Notable artists with new releases out today include The Cinematic Orchestra, Gary Hoey, Tim O’Brien Band, Over the Rhine, and Skylephant, with reissues coming from The Fall, Foreigner, and Nat King Cole. The Canadian contingent is led by country star Dallas Smith (pictured), Johnny Orlando, and Sleepy Tom.

 
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Music News Digest

 
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| Music News Digest, March 15, 2019

 
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Michael Buble (pictured) releases his TV special on audio, Rock Hall of Fame announces an impressive lineup, and a Juno power scare in London. Also in the news are Roxodus Music Fest, FACTOR programs, Rolling Stones, Thymeless, Christina Martin, Stephen Stohn,  Grimes, grandson, Taste Of The 6ix, Radio-Canada, Music BC, Soleil Sound, Red Hot Chili Peppers, and farewell Danny Kustow and JoAnn Brooks. Videos provided for your enjoyment.

 
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Music Biz Headlines

 
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| Music Biz Headlines, March 15, 2019

 
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Tyler Shaw (pictured) gets inspired by an astronaut, Celine Dion does Aretha proud, and Dallas Green on the perils of touring. Also in the headlines are Jack Pine and The Fire, the Junos, The Strumbellas, Cat Empire, Fist of Facts, Johni Esho, Pointed Sticks, Danielle Todd, Theatre Calgary, Drake, De La Soul, Johnny Rotten, Ryan Cook, Britney Spears, Mötley Crüe, Martin Phillipps, Lou Pearlman, David Byrne, and Gordon Lightfoot.

 
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Quoted

 
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| T Bone Burnett Tackles Tech At SXSW

 
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We live in a time in which artists are being stampeded from one bad deal to another worse deal.

 
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Good Friday

 
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| Juno Festivities Benefit MusiCounts

 
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Since 1997, MusiCounts has awarded over $12 million in musical instruments and equipment to more than 1200 schools across Canada, supporting over 350 post-secondary music program graduates. The charity has also honoured 13 music teachers and two ambassadors.

 
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Today's new track

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Bad Child: Breathing Fire

This young Toronto singer/songwriter/producer is now attracting international attention and this third single will fuel the buzz. It packs plenty into just 2:36, and the hiphop meets alt/art rock hybrid is fascinating.