Emmylou Harris (pictured) tops a Calgary benefit concert, Drake turns 33 in style, and the Unison fund seeks help. Also in the headlines are Amazon, Eminem, Spotify, Sony, Catherine MacLellan, AR Paisley, PledgeMusic, Twitter, Lizzo, and the theremin.
An achingly pure voice and poetic lyrics have earned the Juno-winning PEI folk artist a reputation as a master of melancholy, and this gently haunting new single serves as confirmation.
Indigenous roots artist William Prince signs to Glassnote and SOCAN member Eric Radford wins Olympic gold. Others in the news today include Dallas Smith, Radiohead, Elton John, Grand Analog, Ludacris, Winterfolk, Bomargo, Drake, Catherine MacLellan, Laura Hubert, and farewells to Didier Lockwood, Stormin, and Alexander Sevastian. Videos included for your enjoyment.
Featured in the news today: Bjork, Theory Of A Deadman, Joni, Gord Downie, Shawn Mendes, Rodney Crowell, Unison Schmoozefest, CASBY Awards, Van Morrison, Big Loud, Tim Gibbons, Kashka, Yardbird Jazz Festival, Blackbear, The Tenors, Catherine MacLellan, and Robert Knight. Also included, a reel of music videos.