MusiCounts honours the legacy of Mike Taylor, Chad Brownlee has a new single, and the Hornby Island Blues Society is 2019's Blues Booster of the Year. Also in the news are Carole Pope (pictured), Sound of Music, Dissident Mindset, Jon Brooks, Guitar Wars, David Francey, Lady Gaga, Eliza Doyle, and farewells to Steven Ripley, and Christine McGuire. Videos added for your enjoyment.
The El Mocambo hosts the Live Music Industry Awards, Monster Truck (pictured) returns to the road, and UMC spotlights its domestic roster. Also in the news are the Canadian Music Class Challenge, TD Discovery Series, Big Fun Festival, Radiohead, Edmonton Music Prize, FAI, NYE gigs, Bumbershoot, Music BC, Rock the Joint, Surauchie, The Drake, and Jacob Hoggard. Video added for your enjoyment.
Halifax modern rockers Wintersleep release their seventh album, In The Land Of, on March 29 via Dine Alone.
The music-focused organizations ranged in scope from Toronto's The Hammer Band to Charlotte Street Arts Centre and Fredericton Girls Rock Camp.
Canada's music education charity hosted the six recipients for a five-day mentoring and networking experience to help establish their musical careers. The scholarships are worth $4K each.
The company helps celebrate its 15th anniversary by launching MusiCounts’ new school instrument grant increase with a large donation.
Meghan Patrick and MusiCounts boost a Hamilton school's music program (pictured), Shawn Mendes makes a foray into Nashville, and Celine Dion's summer tour is a blockbuster. Also in the news are Royal Tusk, the Manitoba Country Music Awards, Music BC, Andrew Hyatt, the FCAA, La Force, and a farewell to Mac Miller. Videos added for your enjoyment.
Last week, the country star's philanthropic foundation raised a huge amount via its annual golf classic and star-studded gala. A cheque for $100K was presented to MusiCounts head Allan Reid (pictured) at the gala.
The hometown team may have lost Tuesday night's game, but Unison Benevolent Fund and MusiCounts were big winners at this third annual music industry fundraiser. Over $11K was raised and 720 attendees had a great time.
The annual is carrying on a tradition: $1 per every ticket sold will be donated to MusiCounts, the music education charity associated with the Juno Awards.
A new $3M three-year program announced Wednesday partners Music Canada with the Government of Ontario to help increase the inventory of musical instruments in Ontario’s publicly funded schools.
Canada's premier music education charity announces this impressive sum will go to 80 schools through its Band Aid program. A special Juno Week show by the MusiCounts StarBand features Dear Rouge as special guest.