Michael Owen

Michael Owen

August 26, 2020
by Jason Schneider

For over 20 years, this Juno-nominated musician has supported the development of Canadian music internationally by breaking new ground and developing opportunities for artists domestically and worldwide. His latest move is the not-for-profit organization Trade Routes, and here he discusses the venture and his Nomadic Sound Series project, while sounding a note of optimism about post-pandemic touring.

The Kings  Photo supplied
August 24, 2020
by Kerry Doole

The Kings (pictured) celebrate two milestone anniversaries, Toronto music venues get a boost, and Tory Lanez is in hot water. Others making news include The Dead South, The Tragically Hip, Unison, Michael Owen, RUShfest, Arkells, Cory Marks, Kaia Kater, Love Mansuy, Alberta Music, Colter Wall, Holly Woods, and farewell Jack Sherman, Frankie Banali, Ron Gaskin, and Justin Townes Earle.