Lido Pimienta (pictured) launches the City Hall Live Spotlight series, Early Music Vancouver announces a strong program, and Rafael Payare is named the new music director of OSM. Also in the news are CMI, Rhye, Jacob Hoggard, Country Music Alberta Awards, USS, Cam Blake, and farewell Michael Apted and Jamie O’Hara.
The music industry veteran and co-founder of the not-for-profit CMI talks about the expansion of its mentorship services online and the impact of the pandemic on the org and the music industry in general.
Kandle (pictured) lights up Lula Lounge, Canadian acts showcase Down Under, and The Trews deliver a vintage video. Also in the news are Mint Records, CMI, Frank Walker, Mike Plume, Made in Sauga, Rondeau The Musical, Lori Yates, Lost Cousins, and farewell Glenn Schwartz. Videos added for your enjoyment.