Serena Ryder (pictured) and manager Sandy Pandya discuss ArtHaus, Ricky Martin and Enrique Iglesias bring arena shows back to Canada, and Keith Hampshire recalls the hit Blue Jays song. Others in the headlines include Feist, Paul McCartney, the SOCAN Gala, Tanya Tagaq, Supercrawl, Gord Downie, Kobalt, Hipgnosis, Paul McCartney, Bing Crosby, TikTok, Sony Music, Adele, Tears For Fears, the Stones, and Olivia Rodrigo.
Lowest Of The Low will launch a live album (pictured) with five Toronto shows, CIMA hosts a showcase at the Reeperbahn Festival, and Feist will premiere new music at Meridian Hall. Also in the news are Marc Jordan, Miesha & the Spanks, Paul Brandt, Jay Feelbender, The Upper Canada Choristers and Cantemos, CityXLab, and farewell George Mraz.
Feist (pictured) discusses her new project, Bieber shines at VMAs, and the Alanis Morissette doc sparks controversy. Also in the headlines are Yangaroo, UMC, Jim Clayton, Dionne Warwick, TIFF, Ida Nilsen, the Hip, Sir Lucian Grainge, the Stones, The Monkees, and Nicki Minaj.
The finalists in the Jim Beam Virtual National Talent Search are named, two classics by Cano (pictured) enter the CSHF, and Leslie Feist re-emerges. Also in the news are Leonard Sumner, David Owen, Cedric Noel, Slow Leaves, Music PEI, CityView Drive-In, Libera Awards, and farewell Patrick Mokoka.
Feist (pictured) was a hit on Sesame Street, Massey Hall regains former glory, and Neil Young advocates for immigrant children. Others in the headlines include Dan Boeckner, Fred Fortin, Lisa Bell, Northern Haze, George Canyon, Orville Peck, Martha Argerich, Eminem, Motown, Miles Davis, Aretha, Art Pepper, Billie Eilish, Taylor Swift, and K-pop.
Fleetwood Mac's new guitar team at work, Jessica Mitchell opens up, and a ranking of all the artists in the Rock Hall of Fame. Also in the headlines are Feist, R Kelly, Grimes, Jay-Z, Ticketmaster, CMW, Paul Shaffer, Guns N' Roses, Paul Simon, music downloads, and the Canadian Opera Company.
Feist is included in the lineup for the Interstellar Rodeo fest and Metric headlines Field Trip. Jim Cuddy receives the 2018 MusiCounts Inspired Minds Ambassador Award, and also making news today are musical Oscar nominees, Todor Kobakov, The Sorority, ticket scalping, Major Love, Fyre Festival, RootsMusic.ca, Neon Dreams, and a farewell to Brian Murphy. Videos included for your enjoyment.
Canadian hip-hop anthem "Northern Touch" turns 20, and Drake hits the top Down Under. Also in the news are Feist, the BC Music Fund, Neil Young, Celine Dion, Music Moves Me, Ellevator, Best Buy, and farewells to Leon Chancler and Dennis Edwards (pictured).
The Hawk's legendary nest in the Kawarthas has been sold. Also in today's news, a major new Live Nation venue for Toronto, Hedley boosts MusiCounts and Depeche Mode's record-breaking tour, plus items on Curve Music, Rumble, Feist, The Eagles, Steven Taetz, and Dan Burke.
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