Samantha Martin

Samantha Martin

CIMA's Stuart Johnston addresses the AGM in Toronto last night
October 5, 2018
by Kerry Doole

A strong turnout of  VIPs in the Canadian independent music sector attended the combined AGMs in Toronto last night. A new CIMA Board of Directors for 2018-2019 was elected, and the heads of the two industry groups reflected on the past year, and the challenges ahead.

Sawdust City Festival founder Miranda Mulholland
June 25, 2018
by Kerry Doole

Miranda Mulholland (pictured) announces the Sawdust  City Music Festival lineup, Tim Hicks releases a new album, and the Northern Touch Music Festival returns to Winnipeg. Also in the news are CIMA, the Downie Wenjack Fund, SOCAN, Mick Thomas, the A2IM Libera Awards, Music BC, and farewells to Geoffrey Oryema, David Bianco, and Vinnie Paul.

Justin Timberlake
March 16, 2018
by Kerry Doole

Justin Timberlake dazzles in Toronto, and HBO installs a Westworld attraction at SXSW. Also in the headlines are The Junos, Neil Young, Cody Critcheloe, Joni Mitchell, Samantha Martin, Rich Aucoin, Carlos del Junco, and Jann Arden.