Burton Cummings is doing his bit to boost the morale of his fans.
On July 18, the two Canadian rock legends will reunite for a one-time charity fundraiser for Canada’s Walk of Fame at Toronto’s Casa Loma. Nicholas Jennings caught up with Randy and Burton to discuss what is, what was...and even what may be to come.
Alexisonfire (pictured) adds support bands, Hillside announces lineup, and Aretha honoured. Also making news: VivaFest, J Mascis, On The Grand, ticketing laws, Steven Van Zandt, CD Baby, and farewell Joe Terry. Video added.
Alvvays (pictured) headlines CBC Music Festival, Rock The Rink adds live music, and The Raconteurs return to the road. Others in the news include Marshmello, Norah Jones, Celine Dion, Jazz Lives, ArtsFest, SCMAs, Jasper Dandy, Crazy Horse, Fleetwood Mac, RSD, Bob Dylan, TDJ News Corps, Phish, and Jonathan Bauer. Video added.
Burton Cummings (pictured) moves to Moose Jaw, Mumford & Sons stay electric, and the Toronto hardcore scene inspires a book. Also in the headlines are Toronto concerts, Mackenzie Porter, top albums, Choir! Choir! Choir!, Foxwarren, Handsome Furs, used digital music, Christmas classics, record collecting, artist development, Matt Ross-Spang, and Michael Buble.
Colter Wall flies the flag for outlaw country, Kate Bush turns 60, and Elvis Costello announces a new album. Others in the headlines include Jazz Cartier, Kidz Bop, Abba, Marilyn Manson, Dub J, Burton Cummings, Thorgy Thor, Homeshake, Brian Blade, and Bobby Brown.
A top tier list of Canadian songwriters, composers, music publishers and music industry executives convened at the Sheraton Centre Toronto Monday evening for the annual gala where they were treated to an impressive line-up of homegrown performers.
The Awards Gala will be held in Toronto on June 18, but the performing rights org has already announced five Achievement Award winners.
The Winnipeg-born singer said he suffered a concussion, cuts and bruises to both his arms and other injuries to his back and left leg, after a collision with a vehicle transporting five people, including a baby, on Mother's Day.
The Winnipeg singer shares his thoughts and emotions with his fans in a series of Facebook posts following a serious automotive crash in Los Angeles on Mother's Day that has him hospitalized and prevented his singing the national anthem at a hometown Jets game last Sunday.