Gordon Lightfoot bids a temporary farewell to Massey Hall, members of The Hip still mourn their Gord, and Arthur Fogel reflects on the concert business. Others in the headlines include James Blake, Kanye West, Shania Twain, D.O.A., Joe Jackson, streaming, Kensington Market, Friar's Music Museum, Vance Joy, Jesse Zubot, and Jiants.
The Friar's Music Museum (pictured) celebrates Toronto's history, Drake's new album arrives, Prince's catalogue finds a new home, and the SOCAN Foundation launches an ncubator program. Also in the news are the Radio Starmaker Fund, Amplify BC, Avril Lavigne, Michael Buble, Guns 'N Roses, Celtic Colours fest, Jim Galloway, Halifax Urban Folk Festival, Jr. Gone Wild, The Lowest Of The Low, and a farewell to Joe Jackson.
The first album written and recorded at a federal women’s prison in Canada is released, the McMichael gallery spotlights the history of Canadian hip-hop, and Bob Lefsetz will interview AEG's Rick Mueller at CMW. Also in the news are Canadian Specimens, Senator Winebar, Joe Jackson, OLP, Go North fest, Sting, and farewells to Charlie Quintana and Matt Dike.