James Corden and Céline Dion (pictured) clown around in Vegas, a tough month for Toronto music venues, and Woodstock 50 attracts a new investor. Also in the news are Frank Dukes, Sultans of String, Peak to Shore, CIMA, Squamish Constellation Festival, Tom Avis, Music PEI, Home Routes, Festival of Friends, and farewell Mike Wilhelm.
The CCMA Awards to feature a tribute to Shania Twain (pictured), Ria Mae announces a cross-country tour, and a cancelled Drake and Migos Toronto show arouses anger. Other newsmakers include Kim Cooke, the CCMA Fan Village, CMAOntario, the VMAs, Indie Week, Lucinda Williams, CME Awards, Cadillac Lounge, Jet Black, and a farewell to Spencer P. Jones. Videos added for your enjoyment.
Alessia Cara (pictured) will perform at the 2018 iHeartRadio Much Music Video Awards, a Canadian connection to a major Joe Strummer retrospective, and a chance to spend the day with Sarah McLachlan. Also in the news are the Cadillac Lounge, '77 Montreal fest, Top Gunna, Denis Wolff, Edmonton Music Awards, Merlin, Sebastian Olzanski, Saul Holiff, Crack of Dawn, and farewells to Alan Longmuir and Steve Soto.
Drake's new hit video features a Degrassi reunion, Jay and Bey release a surprise joint album, and Murda Beatz gets charitable. Others making news include Loud, RealMind and Ruffsound, Festival of The Sound, CFMA, the Vancouver Mural Festival, Eric Abramovitz, Kultrun, Cadillac Lounge, Harvest Moon Festival, Shipped, Prime Boys, and a farewell to Nick Knox and Matt 'Guitar' Murphy.
The Massey Hall Revitalization project gets a huge boost, Justin Bieber checks out his exhibit in Stratford and Gibson files for bankruptcy. Also in the news are The Cadillac Lounge, SOCAN at CMW, Jann Arden, TSO, Kresnt, Andrei Talbot, Matt Andersen, Lindsey Walker, Elizabeth Shepherd, Michael Occhipinti, Mark Howard, and Nick Smash. Videos added for your enjoyment.
Myles Goodwyn releases his first blues album and Bryan Adams announces a Canadian summer tour. Also in the news are David Bray, Arkells, the Cadillac Lounge, a Blue Jays Game industry fundraiser, Rusty, Prism Prize, Bella Bankz, Rapp Battlez, Kasador, Jolie Holland and Samantha Parton, and farewells to Eddy Amoo and Barbara Ann Alston. Videos featured for your enjoyment.
Canadian hip-hop anthem "Northern Touch" turns 20, and Drake hits the top Down Under. Also in the news are Feist, the BC Music Fund, Neil Young, Celine Dion, Music Moves Me, Ellevator, Best Buy, and farewells to Leon Chancler and Dennis Edwards (pictured).