Late great Canadian poet Al Purdy helped this veteran troubadour rediscover his muse. More US dates have been announced, with Canadian shows expected.
An all-star cast celebrates the work of Al Purdy (pictured), William Shatner delivers a Christmas record, and Drake performs at a Toronto supper club. Also in the news are The Last Pogo, Unesco, reggae, Julian Thomas, Music Manitoba, Jacob Hoggard, Jesse Parent, Maple Blues Awards, and Ariana Grande. Videos added for your enjoyment.
Kaia Kater (pictured) is on a roll, Headstones stay relevant, and Elizabeth Shepherd brings Montreal stories to life. Others in the headlines include the El Mocambo, Leonard Cohen, Harrison, Kris Wu, Dave McEathron, Al Purdy, Reuben and the Dark, Tokyo Police Club, USMCA, Chinese streaming, Universal Music, ticketing, Pirate Studios, cassettes, promoters, Latin Grammys, Jeff Tweedy, Ted Nugent, George Clinton, and Justin Bieber.