Kingston honours Gord Downie with a memorial pier (pictured), B.C. Entertainment Hall of Fame inductees are announced, and Justin Bieber teams up again with DJ Khaled. Also in the news are Awkwafina, Northern Power Summit, Alan Doyle, CIMA, Manitoba Music, Jacob Hoggard, Kadooh, Kirk Hammett, and Alberta Music.
Kiefer Sutherland co-headlines Sirius XM House at CMW, the iHeart Radio FanFest announces its lineup, and Classified will perform on the ECMAs. Also making news are Searchlight, Aquakultre, Indigenous Music Awards, Drake, Danielle Bourjeaurd, A3C Festival, Patrick Watson, Sugar Brown, Joe Keithley, Steven Tyler, CMTTF, and Battle of Santiago. Videos added for your enjoyment.
Record a track in the men’s room with nearly 50 of Canada’s most celebrated musicians? That is one for the history books.
A fundraising campaign for Spirit of the West singer John Mann is seeking an additional $5,000 to help pay for the musician’s medical and personal needs.
In the news today are Drake, Alan Doyle, ECMA's Music Aficionado program, Joni Mitchell, a Re:Sound benefit for Unison, John David Martin, Mirvish Productions, DPG, Sue Foley, The Beaches International Jazz Festival, and Johnny Burke.
It was a big night for Ron Kitchener's RKG Entertainment team last night as star act Dean Brody headlined at the 16,000 seat amphitheatre in Toronto.
Another banner week for homegrown acts on Canadian radio, with Dean Brody's "Soggy Bottom Summers" featuring Alan Doyle topping the list.
Among the 99 appointees are Daniel Lanois, Alan Doyle and retired Montreal studio owner Andre Perry who famously produced John & Yoko's "Give Peace A Chance."