Ron Sexsmith (pictured) encounters Robert Plant, Canadian women making waves in Nashville, and Rufus Wainwright bids Trump farewell. Others in the headlines include Michael Fonfara, Brian Blain, Jenius, Dee Lippingwell, Shingoose, Garth Brooks, Glastonbury, Tommy James, Cardi B, Bob Dylan, Yoko Ono, and Nils Lofgren.
Gordon Lightfoot announces a live-stream from the El Mocambo (pictured), Drake and The Weeknd excel on Spotify's 2020 chart, and The Washboard Union wins big at the BCCMAs. Also in the news are Cancer Bats, Arts & Crafts, David Bray, Michael Asante, IRIE festival, Breaking Down Racial Barriers, Perryn Leech, James Clark Institute, Bachman + Bachman, Songistry and MusicNL, Ron Sexsmith, FAOC, Carly Rae Jepsen, and Honeypaw.
The Juno-winning songsmith previews his 16th album with an engaging tune employing judicious strings and inventive vocal arrangements.
Jack De Keyzer (pictured) is a Canadian blues survivor, Shawn Mendes storms Rogers Centre, and David Crosby boosts Michelle Willis. Also in the headlines are Robbie Robertson, Rae Spoon, The Bassment, Van Morrison, Brittany Howard, Sonny Rollins, John Paul Jones, and Zimdancehall.
British knight and songwriting legend Elton John loves Canadians, and not just his husband, David Furnish.
Shawn Mendes (pictured) will perform at the VMAs in NYC, Honey Jam returns, and CNW showcase applications are now open. Others in the news include Daisy Peterson Sweeney, Music PEI, Ron Mann, Ron Sexsmith, Joe Robertson, Manitoba Music, CNE, Tragedy Ann, and Harrison Brome. Videos added for your enjoyment.
(Un)natural Acts star Sean Cullen emcees Andy Kim’s 13th annual Christmas concert that takes place December 6 at Toronto’s Queen Elizabeth Theatre with this year’s proceeds going to the CAMH Gifts of Light charitable program.
News about musicians and the music biz, with the camera angle tilted towards Canadians.
Terry David Mulligan assembled a diverse cast of socially conscious Canadian songwriters for a radio show hosting their comments and their music.