Jazz star Ranee Lee (pictured) launches her debut art exhibition, The Weeknd wins a BET Award, and Boris Brott is honoured by Hamilton. Also in the news are the Forest City London Music Awards, Harvest Home Festival, Nick Nurse, TBS Talent Search, Festival of Friends, Searchlight, Chad Price, Women in the Studio National Accelerator, Mundial Montreal, OHSOTO’KINO Music Incubator, Mauvey, Ori Dagan, Julian Taylor, The Heavyweights Brass Band, The Kliffs, and Big Rude Jake.
Music Publishers Canada
Music Publishers Canada
Arcade Fire (pictured) releases a new single today, Alex Lifeson has written a song in tribute to Neil Peart, and Tenille Arts grabs two CMT Awards noms. Also in the news are Music Publishers Canada, a Cape Breton Music Hall of Fame, Laketown Ranch, Folk Alliance, NSMW, MMF Canada, 604 INFINITE, Geoffroy, Rory Taillon, and farewell Donald Coakley and Barry Bailey.
Sarah Harmer (pictured) begins extensive touring in early 2022, a notable Garth Hudson album gets a deluxe reissue, and a new album and tour from Jesse Cook. Also in the news are Thirteen Strings, Kensington Sound, Canadian Guild of Music Supervisors, Music Publishers Canada, Jadea Kelly, Okavango African Orchestra, Davidson-Carn, and Music PEI.
Music Publishers Canada (MPC) has promoted Margaret McGuffin to Chief Executive Officer, effective immediately.
Johnny Orlando (pictured) shines on a new track with DVBBS, Credit Union Music PEI Week 2021 launches tomorrow, and the CLMA continues to lobby. Also in the news are Music Publishers Canada, Maple Blues Awards, Moneka Arabic Jazz, The MVP Project, Justin Rutledge, Women in Music Canada, CityView Drive-In, Suzie Ungerleider, Mike Field, The Discarded, Al Qahwa Ensemble, Beams, CBC Music, and farewell Connie Bradley and Freddie Redd.
The 2021 Canadian Folk Music Awards announce their performers and name Ava Kobrinsky (pictured) as the recipient of the Slaight Music Unsung Hero Award. The Weeknd dazzles with a charts record, and the CLMA’s #ForTheLoveOfLIVE campaign wants your help. Also in the news are Music Publishers Canada, NMC, Supercrawl, CMW, Serafin, Alessia Cara, Music Nova Scotia, TD Sunfest, Reid Jamieson, Brent Mason, Terra Lightfoot, Music NB, and farewell Syd Kessler and Lou Ottens.
July Talk (pictured) outlines its drive-in concerts, new non-profit org Advance moves forward, and Music Nova Scotia creates two new investment programs. Also in the news are Music Publishers Canada, Audiam, Toronto Shines, John Finley, Bob Wiseman, Melissa Payne, Lawson Vocal Studios, Owen Barney, Jay Douglas, Kyle Meagher, Nikko DeTranquilli, and farewell Lil Marlo.
More presenters for the Junos are announced, Burton and Randy (pictured) add US dates, and Dan Mangan headlines the Ottawa Dragon Boat Festival free concert series. Also in the news are Music Publishers Canada, Pearl Jam, Music March for Music Therapy, Shirley Gnome, Split Enz, Nas, Festival of Beer, Coachella, The Treble, and farewell Keith Olsen and Charlie Baty.
Music Publishers Canada has signed an open letter to the MPs and Senators of the 4
On now, the inaugural export mission to London pairs nine Canadian songwriters and 17 UK songsmiths and provides networking opportunities for Canadian publishers.
Chilly Gonzales (pictured) returns to Canadian stages in 2020, the CMPA is transformed as Music Publishers Canada, and Eric Lapointe goes to court. Others in the news include Anthem Entertainment, Allison Hamamura, Jason Collett, Coco Love Alcorn, Gentiane MG, Gillian Snider & Leslie Stanwyck, and Nick Drake. With video.