Dan Mangan (pictured) facilitates do-it-yourself concerts via Side Door, The Horseshoe Tavern is bringing back live shows, and the Calgary Stampede announces covid vaccine rules. Also in the headlines are Stratford, Kim Mitchell, Gowan, Boots and Hearts, Sony, Roblox, Hipgnosis, Bandcamp, Viagogo, John Fogerty, Morrissey, Shamrock Capital, Queen, queercore, Dua Lipa, John McLaughlin, and Sinead O’Connor.
Canadians fare well in the iHeartRadio Music Awards nominations, Lindsay Hyslop (pictured) is promoted at Anthem Records, and another Hall of Fame honour for Kim Mitchell. Also in the news are Sultans of String, RBC Bluesfest, Forest City London Music Hall of Fame, Lara St. John, Horseshoe Hootenanny, Junos stamp, AFROWAVETO, Lowell, The International Indigenous Music Summit, The Dead South, Gene Champagne, Jazz Congress, and farewell DMX.
Rufus Wainwright (pictured) is getting talked about, Canada’s concert venues need help, and Alanis Morissette discusses irony. Others in the headlines include TikTok, Amazon, Kasabian, Kim Mitchell, eMERGEnce, Neil Young, Lady A, Jessie Reyez, Gerry Atwell, Alex Cuba, Eric Wong, Hipgnosis, Eminem, The Grammys, Sony, Muzak, Pop Smoke, Coldplay, and Bob Marley.
The much-loved veteran, still doing his rock ‘n roll duty, recently signed to El Mocambo Records. Here he talks about his upcoming album, life in a pandemic, a love of Tom Petty, his stint as a star radio host, the stress of touring, and much more.
Kim Mitchell teases his next album, his first for the El Mocambo imprint, with a Facebook Live acoustic session today that include
The veteran rocker has signed to the legendary Toronto venue’s label imprint. A new single comes out next week, followed by his first full-length recording in 13 years.
The Go For A Soda hitmaker is being recognized for his work with Max Webster and as a platinum-selling solo artist. The induction takes place at CMW’s Canadian Music & Broadcast Industry Awards on May 21 in Toronto.
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It’s easy to forget what an innovative and influential band Max Webster was during their heyday in the late 1970s. But that history has finally been put into its proper context with an essential new box set simply entitled The Party.
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.