The countdown for the Polaris Music Prize (pictured) is on, WCMA Awards details are announced, and the SOCAN Foundation names five award winners. Also in the news are Julie Title, FMO Awards, Canada’s Walk of Fame, Sultans of String, The Washboard Union, Lou Molinaro, Rainbow Bistro, The Weather Station, Michael Kaeshammer, and farewell Commander Cody, Pee Wee Ellis, Alan Lancaster, and Steve Strange.
Shawn Mendes (pictured) heads the Canadians nominated for the 2019 MTV Video Music Awards, and Paradigm and CODA Agency merge. Others in the news include the Canadian Live Music Association, Corridor, Etsy, Reverb, Big Wreck, Hot Docs, WTFest, FMO, Kelly Jay, and farewell Art Neville. Videos added for your enjoyment.
George Canyon (pictured) announces a major fall tour, Arkells set a date for their new album and a Foreigner-based musical premieres in Calgary. Others in the news include Jack White, POP Montreal, Focus Wales, CNE, Folk Music Ontario, FAI, Drake Underground, Not Of, and Northern Power Summit. Videos included for your enjoyment.