Garth Hudson (pictured) and Buffy Sainte-Marie receive Order of Canada honours, Kathryn Calder is an Artist in Residence, and Charlotte Cornfield leaves Burdock. Others making news include Measha Brueggergosman. CLMA, Festival of Friends, Ori Dagan, Bentway Block Party, Danforth Music Hall, Polaris Music Prize, and Jimmy Scopes.
This track from the Toronto folk artist's highly-praised new album is complemented by a video directed by Kevin Drew. The piano-based ballad showcases warm vocals and imaginative lyrics.
The Toronto singer-songwriter and club booker releases her third full-length album on April 5, accompanied by some illustrious peers. Here she describes its recording, her favourite new song, her natural artistic growth, and current fave artists.
The Toronto folk-rocker has just signed to Outside Music imprint Next Door Records. This advance single from a third album features unaffected vocals, smart lyrics, and crisp guitar, and is accompanied by a charming video.
Music Canada's 2018 certifications include Loud Luxury (pictured), CBC Music’s Searchlight contest returns, and CMW conference passes are now on sale. Also in the news are Voivod, Music PEI Week, Rusty, Alicia Keys, Coeur de pirate, Creative Manitoba, Jordan Davis, Sound of Pop, Tomato/Tomato, and a farewell to Lorna Doom. Videos provided for your enjoyment.