Bruce Cockburn (pictured) speaks out on Indigenous issues, Raptors energy fuels NXNE, and the Rickshaw Theatre turns 10. Others in the headlines include Corey Hart, Raptor Foot, Saweetie, Sir Lucian Grainge, Madonna, Noel Gallagher, Merck Mercuriadis, and US music publishing.
Today has been proclaimed Massey Hall Day (pictured), Bruce Cockburn announces a new album, and Festival Village at NXNE gets underway. Also in the news are CMW, Kelly Jay, The Key of X, HUFF, Cabana Room tribute, Indie Week, Pride Hamilton, Carole Pope, Greg Keelor, and Music NB. Videos added for your enjoyment.
The Junos run back to Saskatoon, The Dirty Nil (pictured) join Canadian Blast at SXSW, and competing bids for Universal Music. Also in the news are Bryan Adams, Facebook, Emm Gryner, Justin West, Talking Stick, Music Manitoba, The Barr Brothers, Paul Reddick, Music Nova Scotia, Darryl Hurs, Michael Jerome Browne, Blues Hall of Fame, MusicOntario and farewell Ross Lowell. Videos added for your enjoyment.
Late great Canadian poet Al Purdy helped this veteran troubadour rediscover his muse. More US dates have been announced, with Canadian shows expected.
Spotify is helping Germans pair up with dogs sharing their musical tastes, and stars were given a pre-Grammy security briefing. Also in the headlines, ticket reselling, Barbara Hannigan, Fifty Shades, Toronto rap, Bruce Cockburn, Lights, First Aid Kit, Kathleen Battle, and Neil Portnow.
After a five-year absence, the CSHF (Canadian Songwriters Hall of Fame) made a welcome return on Saturday night at the fittingly storied Toronto venue, Massey Hall.
Headlines that caught our attention today feature Stephen Stills, Judy Collins, Glenn Gould, Ronnie Hawkins, Keith Moon, Vancouver and Toronto's punk heritage, Jan Lisiecki, Bruce Cockburn, Quake Matthews, Stevie Wonder and the Rolling Stones.
Those featured in today's roundup include Michael Jackson, Rolling Stone, Pitchfork, Hillside Festival, The Georgia Straight, Charlotte Cardin, New Order, Bruce Cockburn, David Myles, Dan Wilson, and LA session musicians.
His quest for redemption has often made him a solitary man in a world occupied by fabulists, crooks, conniving psychopaths and obdurate fools.
The Agency for the Performing Arts has expanded its operations into Canada with former UTA Canada COO and CEO Jack Ross and Ralph James heading the Toronto-based division.
The famed folk songsmith will be inducted into the Canadian Songwriters Hall of Fame in September. He reflects upon the honour, his upcoming 33rd album, and much more here.
Neil Young and Bruce Cockburn are among the latest inductees into the Canadian Songwriters Hall of Fame.