Arcade Fire (pictured) raise $250K in Montreal, Hot Child in the City enters Canadian Songwriters Hall of Fame, and a celebration of the life of Ralph Murphy is planned in Toronto. Also in the news are Elvis Costello, CIMA’s Road Gold, Supercrawl, Toronto Fringe, Canada’s Walk of Fame, Acoustic Guitar Project, Woodstock 50, The Sadies, and farewell Bushwick Bill. Videos added for your enjoyment.
Moscow Apartment (pictured) makes major moves, the new Foreigner musical gets dissed, and the noble mission of Ace of Wands. Also in the headlines are Sting, Ray Walsh, Billie Holiday, Michael Chugg, Peter Frampton, Las Vegas, Slipknot, Creem, British blues-rock, Celine Dion, Neil Young, Roger Waters, Kelly Clarkson, and Ariana Grande.
The teen duo has had meteoric success in the relatively short span of 18 months. With Jeff Rogers managing, Brighid Fry and Pascale Padilla can now up their game with this latest win that includes $100K in marketing and career enrichments.
In their first year together, Brighid and Pascale have played several important showcase clubs, performed at a whirlwind of festivals, released an indie EP and won two notable awards.