RBC Bluesfest’s lineup includes Jann Arden (pictured), the Manifesto festival turns 15, and a British metal band covers Avril. Also in the news are CityFolk, Savannah Ré, Orchestre Métropolitain, Gord Downie, Catherine MacLellan, Supercrawl, Skratch Bastid, Indie Weekly, Carson Koa, Slaight Music Unsung Hero Award, Gregory Oh, Stereos, CMW, Jenie Thai, and farewell Brian Travers.
Drake is a surprise performer at the Wireless fest in London, US vinyl album sales soar, and the rebirth of Arista. Also in the news are Tokyo Police Club, Public Limited Ltd., Manifesto, Julian Kuerti, Voivod, Elizabeth Shepherd, Halifax Jazz Fest, Canibales, Crystal Shawanda, Kultrun, and a farewell to Carmen Campagne.
Spotify backtracks, Cowboy Junkies concert draws industry heavyweights, and the GG Performing Arts Awards are nearing. Also in today's edition are Manitoba Music, Terra Lightfoot, Amplify BC, Jason Blaine, Manifesto, Speng Squire, Fred Eaglesmith, and The Sadies. Videos added for your enjoyment.