A posthumous album from Nick Cordero (pictured) is coming, the perilous state of Toronto venues, and Sebastian Bach makes a splash. Also in the headlines are Gordon Lightfoot, Alanis Morissette, Peter Green, Amy Klobuchar, TikTok, Spotify, eOne, CAA, Taylor Swift, Alan Menken, Lollapalooza, BeatStars, Jon Hassell, The Chainsmokers, Miss Mercy, Mike Scott, Malik B., and Kevin Costner.
BreakOut West 2020 (pictured) announces a Home Edition, Dine Alone and Dallas Green raise big bucks for BLM charities, and CIMA and Music Publishers conduct an important survey. Others making news include Spotify, Emanuel, This Ain't Hollywood, John Cody, Natalie MacMaster and Donnell Leahy, The Rivoli, Purity Ring, The Bros. Landreth, Kathleen Edwards, Steve Waxman, Graeme Williamson, Julien Corriveau, Lindsay Ell, the Senator Restaurant, Comedy Records, and farewell Ennio Morricone, Nick Cordero, and Charlie Daniels. With video.