The ninth edition of the annual conference drew delegates and showcase acts from around the globe. The Stingray Rising Star award was presented to BC Indigenous BC artist Kym Gouchie (pictured).
Chasing some dollars to fund your next recording or cross-country tour? Hoping to enter your songs into a lucrative competition? Seeking showcase opportunities at festivals and conferences? Check our calendar and get into the groove. Mundial Montreal (pictured), North America's premier world music conference, starts next week.
Shawn Mendes (pictured) has set a new chart record; Mundial Montreal announces its lineup, and the return of Caribou. Also in the news are Canadian Blast, NSMW, La Bohème, Discogs, Clark Drive Studios, Michael Stipe, Alberta Music, and Ginger St. James.
Linda Schuyler and Stephen Stohn (pictured) are honoured by MusiCounts, Veld Festival announces a formidable lineup, and the RBC Canadian Open gets musical. Also in the news are Mundial Montréal, Hayloft Dance Hall, Tourist Company, Canadian Music Therapy Trust Fund, Soundtrack fest, Stratford Summer Music, Oshawa Music Week, Deeps, Chrissie Hynde, Simon Brault, Cliburn Competition,, Gregg Lawless, and farewell to Andre Williams, Chauncey “Chick” Crumpacker, and Bernie Torme. Videos added for your enjoyment.
Country duo The Lovelocks (pictured) call it a day, CIMA heads to AmericanaFest UK, and the SOCAN Montréal Awards Gala celebrates female creators. Also in the news are Jonathan Torrens, Mundial Montreal, AfrotroniX, SOCAN, El Coyote, The Tea Party, Rob Webster, and a farewell to Geoff Emerick. Videos provided for your enjoyment.
The seventh annual edition of this important world music summit is set to run Nov. 14-17. Indigenous artists are prominent on the just-announced schedule.