High Valley (pictured) announces a May tour, CIMA heads a Mission to AmericanaFest UK, and the Johanna Metcalf Performing Arts Prize names the winners. Also in the news are Gordon Lightfoot, Dine Alone, RSD, Pussy Riot, CMW, Maple Blues Awards, and Haviah Mighty.
Ace producer Gavin Brown launches Inside Pocket Music at CMW, classic songs that will enter the public domain, and Buddy Guy helps farewell B.B. King's Blues Club. Also making the news are Westward fest, Dina Alone at RSD, Nyssa, Nick Mason, Aasiva, Jules, Dana Sipos, Tenille Townes, and Byron Stoehr. Videos added for your enjoyment.