FYI Music for Nov 25th, 2021 - Rosalie, Massey Hall, WoF, CMRRA, Andy Kim

News Story

 
Jesse Kumagai, Pres/CEO of Massey and Roy Thomson Halls, turns on the lights
 

| Massey Hall's Magnificent Makeover

 
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The Grand Old Lady is kicking up her heels again. After being shuttered for the past three years and four months, Massey Hall finally reopens its doors tonight with a concert by the Canadian legend who has played the hallowed venue on more occasions than anyone else - Gordon Lightfoot. Pictured: Massey's president & CEO Jesse Kumagai.

 
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Media Beat

 
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| Media Beat: November 25, 2021

 
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Shaw, Rogers, Bell Media, B.C. flooding, the Tolkien Estate, Aden Global Capital, and Hugh Stephens make headlines in today's edition.

 
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News Story

 
Angel Baribeau, 2021 Canada's Walk Of Fame RBC Emerging Artist Grand Prizae Winner
 

| Angel Baribeau Wins WoF Emerging Musician Grand Prize

 
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Queer, non-binary and Indigenous singer-songwriter Angel Baribeau from Montreal is $20K richer as the victor of the 2021 Canada's Walk Of Fame RBC Emerging Musician Program.

 
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| RIP: Legendary CKLW Music Director Rosalie Trombley

 
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Rosalie Trombley, the legendary music director at Windsor-Detroit Top 40 powerhouse CKLW-AM “The Big 8,“ passed away Tuesday. She was 82.

 
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CMRRA president Paul Shaver (photo: Dustin Rabin)
 

| CMRRA Delivers $18.6M In Royalties In Q3

 
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CMRRA reports a significant domestic Q3 distribution of $18.6M to its clientele, a year-to-year increase of 45 percent. Pictured here, CMRRA President Paul Shaver.

 
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| Bieber, Allison Russell Head Canadian Grammy Nominees

 
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The eclectic grouping of Canadians earning award nominations include a pop superstar, a rising roots music star (pictured), maestro Yannick Nezet-Seguin, Drake, and The Weeknd.

 
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| Andy Kim Christmas Charity Show Back For Gifts of Light

 
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Music Hall of Famer Andy Kim is excited about returning to live. His long-running annual Christmas show had to go virtual last year because of the pandemic, albeit it did allow the Sugar Sugar/ Rock Me Gently hitmaker to finally have the fundraiser televised and taken to a national audience, raising over $200,000.

 
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Essentials

 
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| Essentials… with SATE

 
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Each week, Essentials allows Canadian musicians to share the things that have helped them get through the pandemic, and why they still can’t live without them. Here are the choices of a fiery Toronto rocker.

 
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News Story

 
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| MRC Data Market Watch Facts & Figures: Nov 18th, 2021

 
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Here is this week's MRC Data 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...

 
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A Conversation With…

 
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| A Podcast Conversation With .. The Tea Party's Jeff Burrows

 
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CanRock veterans The Tea Party release a new EP on Nov. 26. In this FYI podcast chat, the band’s ace drummer discusses the record, the effects of separation and time away had on him and the group, and more.

 
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Calendar

 
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| FYI Schedule of Upcoming Releases, Nov. 25, 2021

 
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Covid-19 has impacted many facets of the music biz, but new releases and reissues continue apace.  Notables include Deep Purple, the Gertrudes, Black Label Society, David Bowie,  Abdullah Ibrahim, Titus Adronicus, Christina Perri, and Thundercat. Another busy week for Canadian artists includes albums by Local Natives, Theo Tams (pictured), The Spoons, The Tea Party, Shuffle Demons, CFCF, Catherine MacLellan, Jon Mullane, Mad Ones, and Art Of Time Ensemble.

 
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Music News Digest

 
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| Music News Digest, Nov. 25, 2021

 
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The Weeknd breaks a charts record, Corb Lund (pictured) and Dallas Smith announce major tours, and the Phoenix is alive and well. Others in the news include Shania Twain, Stingray Music, Balaklava Blues, Ember Swift, Blue Standard, Tom Jackson, Sam Broverman, The Redhill Valleys, and farewell Cliff Jones and Billy Hinsche.

 
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Music Biz Headlines

 
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| Music Biz Headlines, Nov. 25, 2021

 
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The shows go on for D.O.A. (pictured), Danko Jones and Monster Truck trade blows, and Caribou expresses optimism. Also in the headlines are The Rex Hotel, Rainbow Bistro, Raine Maida, Grimes, holiday records and concerts, Hipgnosis, NetEase, Levantine Music, the Grammys, Brit awards, Peter Jackson, Leo Nocentelli, and William Orbit.

 
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Today's new track

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Allegories: Pray

Electronica with groove and heart.