Seymour Stein (pictured) leaves Sire and Warner, CCMA and MMVAs add more gala performers, and The Glorious Sons announce a major Canadian tour. Also in the news are Bruce Springsteen, Lights, Women In Music Canada, Wanda Jackson, Music BC, Chloe Watkinson, Desirée Dawson, and Carmen Toth. Videos added for your enjoyment.
Jazz Cartier (pictured) announces the release of Fleurever, Colin James has Miles To Go, and Roy Orbison's hologram tour. Also in the news are The Julian Taylor Band, Music BC, Gord Bamford, NewFound Talent Contest, Niagara Jazz Festival, Colter Wall, Fergus Hambleton, Major Love, and farewell Ponty Bone. Videos provided for your enjoyment.
Miranda Mulholland (pictured) announces the Sawdust City Music Festival lineup, Tim Hicks releases a new album, and the Northern Touch Music Festival returns to Winnipeg. Also in the news are CIMA, the Downie Wenjack Fund, SOCAN, Mick Thomas, the A2IM Libera Awards, Music BC, and farewells to Geoffrey Oryema, David Bianco, and Vinnie Paul.
Drake scores with a new single and video, Lisa Conway forges ahead, and SOCAN dishes out more No. 1 Song Awards. Also making news today are Lemon Bucket Orkestra, Dire Straits, CHMR-FM, Music BC, Upstream Music Fest, In My Coma, Jill Barber, the Daytime Emmys, Fast Forward, and a farewell to David Kavanagh. Videos added for your enjoyment.
Two new studies plan to convince governments that the music scene produces a big economic benefit to the province, and the music org also has plans to create synergies with other Pacific coastline music hubs in the US.
Julian Taylor has a birthday, Inuit singer-songwriter Charlie Panigoniak finds friends, Pemberton Fest bites Ticketfly...hard, Edmonton Music Prize announces winners, Lindi Ortega goes on tour, and it's a sad farewell to France Gall, Ray Thomas, and Chris Tsangarides.
Making the news today: Gordon Lightfoot donates canoes, Unison's smashing Schmoozefest, new Rock Hall of Fame inductees, Manitoba Music's Bonspiel, Junos launch BC live program, Quincy launches his own Qwest TV channel, Sam's sign lights up, and farewells to Carl Horton and Pat DiNizio.