On the eve of his 15th studio album and a four-plus decade career, Bryan Adams and frequent co-writing partner Jim Vallance are named as
Guitar hero Domenic Troiano (pictured) is remembered, Bryan Adams has cinematic ambition, and Kensington Sound turns 50. Also in the headlines are The Weeknd, theatre shutdowns, Jack Long, Catseye, Sean Kelly, Denise Ho, David Bowie, Spotify, 2022 predictions, Kodak Black, Elton John, Nirvana, Slade, and David Lee Roth.
A stellar cast will salute Joni Mitchell (pictured), omicron sinks Bryan Adams’ NYE show, and Samantha Martin and Delta Sugar head back on the road. Also in the news are Jaymz Bee, Unison, Anne Murray, Yukon Blonde, Canzona Chamber Players, and farewell Renée Martel, Ian Worang, Phil Chen, Leonard Hubbard, and Wanda Young.
Toronto's Glenn Gould School joins the new Sir Elton John Global Exchange Programme, Alicia Toner leads the 2022 Music PEI Award nominees, and the CP Holiday Train goes online. Also in the news are Arkells, Greg Godovitz, Air Canada, Frank Davies, Sakamoto Agency, River Town Saints, Art Napoleon, Cue-Sheet-Palooza Hackathon, FAI, Aline Morales, Bryan Adams, and farewell Les Emmerson (pictured), Peter Mann, David Bigham, Steve Bronski, Barry Harris, David Lasley, Mensi, Mike Nesmith, and Ralph Tavares.
Stewart Goodyear (pictured) partners with the RCM, Bryan Adams contributes to the Pirelli calendar, and it is Messiah season again. Also in the headlines are Massey Hall, the Boathouse, Mozart’s Requiem, Billy Bragg, Motley Crue, Believe, Stephen Sondheim, Rihanna, Tony Bennett, Alice Cooper, Virgil Abloh, Kronos Quartet, Neil Young, Let It Be, Trey Songz, and Adele.
Massey Hall (pictured) reopens with Gordon Lightfoot, Buffy Sainte-Marie speaks out, and insurance rates emperil music venues. Also in the headlines are Genesis, industry awards, Leeroy Stagger, Celine Dion, Rod Stewart, Bryan Adams, The Edge, Adele, Courtney Barnett, and Bob Dylan.
Onetime Cadence Music VP Steve Nightingale has been named as Vi
His career highlights include 20 Juno Awards 15 Grammy nominations, a very long list of ‘70s and ‘80s top 40 hits and 14 studio albums resulting in two million sellers in Canada.
Neil Young is on a lonely crusade, Bryan Adams teases new music, and Nettwerk’s Terry McBride (pictured) talks content quotas. Others in the headlines include the Edmonton Folk Festival, Devours, Tom Macdonald, HMV, Spotify, Bruce Springsteen, Woodstock 50, Katy Perry, Blockchain, RIAA, Slayer, Q&A, Elvis, Shaggy, $not, and earbuds.
Bryan Adams (pictured) lost work in the Universal fire, Stan Dunford books the Stones, and Ariana Gillis is on the comeback trail. Also in the headlines are Gustavo Gimeno, Denise Valle, Diana Ross, Doomsquad, Hillsong, Jade Jackson, Woodstock 50, Tom Waits, Madonna, and Taylor Swift.
Bryan Adams is shining a light on the environment with a simple but effective gesture for his current world tour in support of his new album, S
Bryan Adams and Billy Idol (pictured) set to tour together, Loreena McKennitt announces fall Canadian dates, and Robbie Robertson keeps busy. Others making news include Avril Lavigne, Peter Frampton, AE West, Triumph, CMW, Woodstock 50, Squamish Constellation Festival, Reid Jamieson, Bruce Moss, The Holy Gasp, and farewell Phil McCormack and John Singleton.