Corb Lund (pictured) fights open pit coal mines, Kim Mitchell enters the CSHF, and The Horseshoe Tavern resumes live music. Others in the headlines include John Orpheus, “Gunner” Smith , Charlotte Day Wilson, Vivendi, UMG, Doug Morris, Lorde, Sony Music Publishing, The Faces, Inhaler, Bob Dylan, Rick Laird, Tony Bennett and Lady Gaga, Coldplay, Surf Curse, and Chuck E. Weiss.
Chris Cornell will be honoured with a Seattle statue, R. Kelly fights back, and Rich Aucoin wraps his marathon cycling trek. Others in the headlines include Fairland Funhouse, Lorde, Interstellar Rodeo, Toto, Ryuichi Sakamoto, MorMor, Wallgrin, Big Pond, and the Home County fest.
Rod Stewart has a soft spot for Canada, SXSW remains relevant, and Johnny Reid is back on the road. Also making the headlines are Lorde, Canadian country acts, Pussy Riot, Katy Perry, Nels Cline, Superorganism, Pharis and Jason Romero, Sir Ringo Starr, vintage T-shirts, and a musical Soviet spy.
My Way inspiration, France Gall, passes, Canadian clown busted in Japan, music downloads in trouble, Harris Institute named best-in-class, Nashville show doubles down on talent, plus a newsstand of other headlines to keep you from your work today.
Bono incites feminist ire with his comments and a Leonard Cohen collection at the U of T offers gems. Those also featured in today's headlines include Lady Gaga, Major Love, Cheapies, Doug Paisley, Lorde, Rihanna, The Killers, and more Best of 2017 albums lists.
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