FYI Music for Sep 11th, 2019 - Careers Strumbellas Winspear Centre, PPMs

News Story

Southeast view of the Winspear Centre expansion showing the Music Box area

| Edmonton’s Winspear Centre for Music’s $65M Expansion Plan

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Construction will begin in the new year to expand the Winspear Centre in downtown Edmonton. The $65M project is to include a second, smaller music hall being hailed as “the jewel of the addition.”

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Media Beat

Media Beat

| Media Beat: September 11, 2019

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Cineplex, TIFF, Corus CEO Doug Murphy, Canadian podcast listener habits, Elections Canada, Valerie Plame, DirecTV, BMI, Spotify, Australian content regs and Rod Coneybeare make headlines in today’s column.

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News Story


| The Strumbellas Announce Canada-Wide Rattlesnake Tour

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The Juno-winning pop-folkies will trek across the country in January, following more international touring. Shows in five different Toronto venues promise to be a highlight.

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| Nielsen Market Watch Facts & Figures: Sep 5th, 2019

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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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| David Bray Offers Analysis Of Top Line Summer PPM Survey Results

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The new PPM numbers from Numeris complete the thirteen-week survey period covering May 27 to August 25, 2019. David Bray dives into the top five PPM markets to offer his analysis of what's hot and what's not.

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Five Questions With...

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| Five Questions With… Clayton Bellamy

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The  Road Hammers singer/guitarist returns with a new band, album and musical approach. Here he discusses Welcome To The Congregation, artistic evolution, life as a single dad, and a scary encounter in Wyoming.

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| Careers: September 10, 2019

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This week the Careers section hosts 152 positions across the country that span entry-level to corner-office positions in the sectors of broadcasting, entertainment and communications. The confusion of titles that employers use to scout talent escalates, but this week's highlight is an opening for a telecom regulatory analyst for something calling itself the Commission for Complaints.

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Music News Digest

Arkells are heading to HPX

| Music News Digest, Sept. 11, 2019

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A strong HPX lineup includes Arkells (pictured), ArtHaus is up and running, and David Wiffen is honoured in Ottawa. Others in the news include Linus, Jazzahead, CIMA, Sam Weber, Banksy, Naxos World, Rose Cousins, Stickman, Shad, Jon Brooks, Aviva Chernick, and farewell Robert Frank.

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Music Biz Headlines

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| Music Biz Headlines, Sept. 11, 2019

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Dubmatique (pictured) makes Quebec hip-hop history, David Foster gets candid, and advice from Terry McBride. Also in the headlines are The Weeknd, MattyFest, Jason Cloth, Jonathan Batiste , Nicki Minaj, Steve Hackett, Liz Phair, DJ Muggs, Tyler, The Creator, Billie Eilish, Robert Plant, and Helen Reddy.

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Today's new track

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Ruben Young: Colors

The Calgary R&B artist impresses with the pleading soulful vocal, subtle production, and original lyrical conceit of this new cut.


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