Earlier this week, Corey Hart joined MusiCounts, Canada's leading music education charity, to surprise the students of Juniper Ridge Intermediate in Torbay, NL with a special performance, and $10K in new instruments from the MusiCounts Band Aid Program.
The beloved Canadian music industry leader can be remembered by donations to the music education charity that was close to his heart.
The Barenaked Ladies multi-instrumentalist is partnering with Record Store Day Canada to release an exclusive and star-studded EP with a superheroes theme. All proceeds go to the music education charity.
Mark Cohon, chair of the Canadian Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences (CARAS), which puts on the annual Juno Awards, was tasked at the nominee
Kim Hastings of Pioneer Middle School in Rocky Mountain House, AB, is the recipient of the 2019 MusiCounts Teacher of the Year Award. Pictured here with Kristy Fletcher, Executive Director, MusiCounts.
Arkells celebrate the 2018 MusiCounts Passion Prize recipient (pictured), T. Thomason wins on The Launch, and Royal Mountain Records establishes a mental health fund. Also in the news are Audrey Ochoa, Edmonton Music Prize, Spotify, ole, Al Pedecine, CMA International Awards, Grammy odds, Sharon and Bram, TR/ST, and Said The Whale. Videos added for your enjoyment.
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.