Universal Music Group and Sir Lucian Grainge (pictured) dominate the news this week, consumers weigh the risk of concerts, and Toronto designates music hubs. Also in the headlines are the Shaw Festival, Stratford, Hopscotch, TIFF, Arkells, Genesis, The Reklaws, RIAA, Bjorn Ulvaeus, Merck Mercuriadis, Twitch, Tracklib, the San Diego Symphony, Eric Clapton, Nirvana, and Guns N Roses.
COVID-19 concerns are wreaking havoc, Rose Cousins (pictured) dances solo, and Shania’s fashion sense. Also in the headlines are Caribou, a famed console, Diego Gomes, Lucian Grainge, Orchid Ensemble, Apple Music, BPI, Blondie, and Mick Jagger.
Toronto musician Richard Armin disputes Green Book's veracity, the extraordinary life of Jackie Shane (pictured), and Avril Lavigne’s faith Others making headlines include Queen, Music and Motion, Ryan Adams, Hollerado, C-pop, Mark Hollis, Teddy Pendergrass, Roxy Music, Liberty Media, Harry Nilsson, Lucian Grainge, Lee Scratch Perry, drill, Neverland Ranch, Austin Music Awards, Gene Simmons, Jerry Lee Lewis, and Frank Gehry.