Chuck D (pictured) to be honoured by CMW, Make Music Matter's Darcy Ataman receives the Order of Manitoba, and The Color has a big week. Also in the news are the Halifax Jazz Festival, Something Else!, Mixto, Lulaworld, FAI, Ori Dagan, TUNS, Troy Junker, Sweet Alibi, Rip Pop Mutant, Sarah McLachlan, Lucinda Williams, Neko Case, and Amanda Rheaume.
Two acclaimed Indigenous artists team up on a new single featuring defiant lyrics, powerful vocals, and a compelling video.
Singer/songwriter Amanda Rheaume releases her fifth studio album, The Skin I’m In, on Feb.
The title track of an upcoming album from the award-winning roots artist, this highly personal song has an empowering message of universal resonance. Warm vocals, crisp production, and a well-choreographed video combine to make this a winner.
Myles Goodwyn reunites with a beloved guitar (pictured), Alan Doyle hosts Juno Songwriters’ Circle, and the VSO celebrates its centennial. Also in the news are Meghan Patrick, Jason Plumb, Neil Young. Tune Up Toronto, Bedtracks, Brian May, a Clash exhibit, Ron Wood, John Brunton and Barbara Bowlby, Dave McEathron, and farewells to Daryl Dragon, Pegi Young, and Dean Ford. Videos provided for your enjoyment.