Keonté Beals (pictured) leads the Music Nova Scotia Awards nominees, Tenille Townes announces a headlining Canadian tour, and Festival (506) launches next month. Also in the news are Fall BeerFest T.O., MNS Artist in Residence, Hopscotch Festival, The Chris Buck Band, World of Jazz Festival, The Ontario Creates Film Fund, Tricky Woo, Ronley Teper, Virtual Voices Series, Music PEI, CIMA, Lorraine Leckie, June Garber, Christine Petrowska Quilico, and farewell Bennie Pete.
Paul McNair (pictured) fronts a revamped Streetheart, HMV's Irish bid founders, and the CFMAs change dates. Also in the news: Garth Brooks, Interstellar Rodeo, NSMW, Festival (506), Forest City London Music Hall of Fame, CD Baby, Thrush Hermit, Raising The Bar, Bill King, Allison Lupton, and The Washboard Union. Videos added for your enjoyment.