Choir! Choir! Choir! (pictured with Rick Astley) is a feel good sensation, John Mann is remembered, and Shania slams ageist country stations. Also in the headlines are Celine, Keith Urban, Hipgnosis, Bruce Cockburn, Drake, Harris Institute, Viagogo, Billboard, audiobooks, Andrea Bocelli, the AMAs, and Eric Clapton.
The charismatic and much-loved frontman of the platinum-selling Vancouver roots combo passed away on Wednesday, of Early Onset Alzheimer’s Disease, at age 57.
Inspired by Spirit Of The West singer John Mann, this annual fundraiser for The Alzheimer Society Music Project regularly draws star guests. This year's event featured a special honour for the host band (pictured).
Terri Clark to enter the Canadian Country Music Hall of Fame, Koerner Hall announces its 10th anniversary season, and John Mann inspires a new beer. Others in the news include Steven Himmelfarb, TMC, Music Canada certifications, Roncy Rocks, Aurora Illumination, Jeremy Ledbetter, Obia Le Chef, The Andrew Collins Trio, and farewells to Brian Browne and Clarence Fountain. Videos added for your enjoyment.
Record a track in the men’s room with nearly 50 of Canada’s most celebrated musicians? That is one for the history books.
A fundraising campaign for Spirit of the West singer John Mann is seeking an additional $5,000 to help pay for the musician’s medical and personal needs.
News about musicians and the music biz with a focus on Canadians at home and abroad.
The finalists for the Allan Slaight Juno Master Class are announced, Max Webster and Kim Mitchell get the de-luxe reissue treatment, Shania will serenade the Grey Cup, Zaphod's is reborn as the 27 Club, a slice of Toronto music history is preserved, an Alzheimer's benefit is inspired by John Mann, Ann Vriend and Megan Nash are on the road, and RIP jazz singer Barbara Cook.