Renowned Hamilton conductor Boris Brott (pictured) is remembered, Alex Lifeson is excited about his Envy of None project, and The Weekend replaces Kanye at Coachella. Also in the headlines are the TSO, Sister Swire, Sam the Record Man, Canadian Screen Awards, blockchain, NFTs, Latin music, Elvis Presley, Portishead, Pink Floyd, Ed Sheeran, Bob Mould, Wet Leg, Jack Harlow, El Sistema, Charlotte Gainsbourgh, Prince, Billie Eilish, Dizzee Rascal, and The Clash.
Ace producer Gavin Brown launches Inside Pocket Music at CMW, classic songs that will enter the public domain, and Buddy Guy helps farewell B.B. King's Blues Club. Also making the news are Westward fest, Dina Alone at RSD, Nyssa, Nick Mason, Aasiva, Jules, Dana Sipos, Tenille Townes, and Byron Stoehr. Videos added for your enjoyment.