Top Toronto venue The Mod Club closes its doors, Michael McCarty (pictured) is set to leave SOCAN, and Robert Bennett is named as that org’s CFO. Also in the news are The Weeknd, Sam Roberts Band, John Till and Ken Kalmusky, Serena Ryder, Quartetto Gelato, Chilly Gonzales, The Commodore Ballroom, Colin James, and farewell Ken Hensley, Len Barry, and Bones Hillman.
The veteran from Vancouver (pictured) took home five trophies from the biggest night in Canadian blues. Also making regular trips to the podium were female musicians, with Ellen McIlwaine receiving the coveted Blues With A Feeling Award.
Canada's premier blues event places two veteran singers and guitar-slingers at the top of its just-announced nominations. Pictured: Sue Foley. Online voting for the Awards, held on Feb. 4, is open from Nov. 1.
Colin James (pictured) announces a major 2019 tour, Gord Bamford partners with Kubota, and Shad will hit the road. Also making news are Emm Gryner, Nova Scotia Music Week, Steph Cameron, The Voices of Freedom Concert, Juno judges, Willie and Van, Deeps, FMO, Folk Under The Clock, and Steven Taetz. Videos provided for your enjoyment.
Jazz Cartier (pictured) announces the release of Fleurever, Colin James has Miles To Go, and Roy Orbison's hologram tour. Also in the news are The Julian Taylor Band, Music BC, Gord Bamford, NewFound Talent Contest, Niagara Jazz Festival, Colter Wall, Fergus Hambleton, Major Love, and farewell Ponty Bone. Videos provided for your enjoyment.
The Toronto-based music publishing and rights management firm has announced significant additions to its roster, including Colin James, Gavin Brown, Séan McCann, and Kassner Music Publishing. The acquisitions include two seminal rock classics.