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NAC pic of Sarah McLachlan appearing Saturday at the Centre.

| NAC Golden Gala Hits The Jackpot

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This past Saturday, Ottawa's National Arts Centre celebrated its 50th anniversary with an announcement of a $10M gift from the O'Born family, owners of the 70-plus chain of Print House stores, and an evening gala that raised more than $750K. Pictured is Sarah McLachlan who starred in the show's second half.

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Media Beat

L-R: Elizabeth May (Green Party), Jagmeet Singh (NDP), Justin Trudeau (Liberal), Andrew Scheer (Conservative), Yves-François Blanchet (Bloc Québécois) and Maxime Bernier (People's Party of Canada). Image: Canadian Debate Production Partnership

| Media Beat: October 07, 2019

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Leaders of the six major federal parties are preparing to face off in two official debates starting tonight. We offer a guide on where to watch, and how to listen in 12 languages.

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| Dan Mangan, NMC Top WCMA Trophy List

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Breakout West had Whitehorse buzzing this past weekend with a series of showcases and two separate award shows honouring music biz practitioners and artists from Manitoba, Saskatchewan, Alberta, BC and territories.

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On The Charts

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| The Beatles Chart In A Post Malone World

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Post Malone takes the cake, but reissue albums from the Beatles and the Tragically Hip make a strong showing on the Albums chart. With videos.

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Top New Tracks From Yangaroo DMDS

L-R: Dan Smyers, Justin Bieber and Shay Mooney. Pic: Dan + Shay / Instagram

| Top New Tracks From Yangaroo DMDS: October 07, 2019

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Among this week's highlights, Justin Bieber breaks the silence from his recording career with an unlikely guest spot on a new single from American Country duo Dan + Shay, and Alberta Country sibling duo High Valley win big with an emotive dancefloor ballad celebrating motherhood.

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Amplify BC Live Music Program

| FYI Calendar of Grant and Funding Deadlines: Oct. 7, 2019

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Chasing some dollars to fund your next recording or cross-country tour? Hoping to enter your songs into a lucrative competition? Seeking showcase opportunities at festivals and conferences? Check our calendar and get into the groove. Amplify BC's Live Music Program (pictured) is accepting applications.

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| Prism Prize Video: Mother Mother – It’s Alright

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The 2019 Prism Prize for Best Canadian Music Video was awarded to Kevan Funk, for his clip for Belle Game’s Low. We will continue to profile prominent Canadian videos, including this one from a very popular modern rock band from BC.

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Music News Digest

 Jason McCoy

| Music News Digest, Oct. 7, 2019

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Tickets are on sale soon for the 2020 CMAOntario Awards hosted by Jason McCoy (pictured), the CSHF will induct classic Toronto songs, and The Violins of Hope head to Montreal. Also in the news are SRCVinyl, Winnipeg Public Library, Indie Week, JazzAhead, Wolf Den, and farewells to Larry Willis, Larry Junstrom, Diahann Carroll, and Ginger Baker.

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Music Biz Headlines

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| Music Biz Headlines, Oct. 7, 2019

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City and Colour's Dallas Green (pictured) finds beauty in sadness, VR concerts are expanding, and the impact of A.I. musicians. Others in the headlines include Vic Vogel, Alexina Louie, T. Thomason, PETA, Spotify, Twitch, MGM, Ginger Baker, Sarah McLachlan, Steve Miller, Aerosmith, Haim, and Doch Chkae.

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Today's new track

Jessie Reyez - Far Away

The Polaris Prize shortlister's emotionally expressive vocals deliver a powerful message on her latest single and accompanying video.

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