Crown Lands (pictured) announce their biggest tour yet, The Axis Club takes over from The Mod Club, and Charlotte Cardin will tour in January. Also in the news are Sal Slaidy, JazzinToronto Live, Jane Bunnett, Justin Nozuka, The TD Halifax Jazz Festival, Drom Taberna, POP Montréal, The Casbah, Lowest of the Low, Folk Music Ontario, MMF Canada, and farewell Skinny Tenn, Jeff LaBar, and Byron Berline.
The francophone SOCAN Awards winners included Jean-Phi Goncalves (pictured), Variety names Sal Slaiby Manager Of The Year, and the CLMA’s new board is announced. Also in the news are Steve Waxman, MusicNL, Suzie LeBlanc, Ronley Teper, MMF Canada, Chilly Gonzales, Make Music Matter, Tara MacLean and Adam Brazier, Raj Ramayya, Rhye, Oh Susanna, Manitoba Music, and farewell Harold Budd.
Super-manager Sal Slaiby (pictured with The Weeknd) is profiled, Harmonium get symphonic, and a rave review of the new Shawn Mendes album. Others in the headlines include Ron Hawkins, Lyor Cohen, Commodore Ballroom, Stars, Jully Black, Drake, Opera Atelier, RCM, Hipgnosis, Human Re-Sources, Stevie Nicks, Roland Gift, Black Sabbath, Miles Davis, and Prince.