Tyler Joe Miller (pictured) is Top of the Country, BreakOut West announces its final wave of artists, and Drake and Kanye team up. Others in the news include Avril Lavigne, Jon Mullane, Music NL, Linda Byrne, Indie Weekly, Laura Simpson, Floodstock, BROS, Bryce Clifford and farewell Jim Skarratt and Stephen Sondheim.
The Weeknd announces a massive global tour and a new compilation, Men Without Hats (pictured) sign with Sonic Envy and Cerberus Management, and MVP Project recipients are named. Others in the news include Neon Dreams, the Denis Parker Industry Builder Award, CIMA, Maple Blues Awards, Margaret Atwood, Jon Mullane, CMW, the ANSMA Awards, and farewell Rude van Steenes, and Tom Stevens.
Audiotree North announces a strong presence at CMW, The Washboard Union launches its new album with a YouTube performance, and Civic Theatres Toronto wants you to help change names. Also in the news are Lindsay Ell, Santa Teresa fest, Haley Blais, Paul White, Jon Mullane, George Thorogood, Lonely Parade, and farewells to Mark Rye, Vanessa Staples, and Fraser Loveman.