The first Police Picnic (pictured) turns 40, Sarah McLachlan sells her Whistler retreat, and a big honour for Joni Mitchell. Also in the headlines are Drake, Mirvish Productions, Aerosmith, Warner Music Group, TuneCore, mandatory vaccinations, the Rolling Stones, Sex Pistols, Sirius XM, Tom T. Hall, Holly Gleason, Pixies, Billie Eilish, Newport Jazz Festival, and Nirvana.
Sarah McLachlan (pictured) offers solace to Nova Scotia, Griffen Palmer gets a big break, and Sonic Boom launches live streams. Also in the news are the Oshawa Music Awards, Bandcamp, ACM, Jesse Parent, MusicTogether, CION, Flamingo Bay, Tony Bennett, Terra Lightfoot, and farewell John Cheesman. With video.
Published this week, the hardcover book explores the transformative power of music. Contributors include Sarah McLachlan and Chris Hadfield, and proceeds benefit music and mental health research.
The Print House chain duo of Earl and Janice O’Born is known for their philanthropy in the Arts and Sciences and Saturday it was made official that
Tickets are on sale soon for the 2020 CMAOntario Awards hosted by Jason McCoy (pictured), the CSHF will induct classic Toronto songs, and The Violins of Hope head to Montreal. Also in the news are SRC Vinyl, Winnipeg Public Library, Indie Week, JazzAhead, Wolf Den, and farewell to Larry Willis, Larry Junstrom, Diahann Carroll, and Ginger Baker.
Susan Aglukark (pictured) is the 2019 Western Canadian Music Hall Of Fame Inductee, the YYC Music Awards nominees are announced, and the COC's Alexander Neef will become head of Opéra de Paris. Others making news include Valdy, Woodstock 50, Eamon McGrath, Tegan and Sara, Nikki’s Wives, Sarah McLachlan, CIMA, Midnight Desires, and MusicNL. Videos added for your enjoyment.
London, ON: It was Corey's night.
Jann Arden (pictured) shines in her new show, the attractions of house concerts, and plenty of Juno-related stories. Also in the headlines are Bry Webb, Robyn, Jesse Parent, Madison Olds, Sook-Yin Lee, The Greatest Showman, Ed Sheeran, Sandstorm, Spotify, Avril Lavigne, Special Olympics, The Sadies, Hal Blaine, K-pop, The Mekons, the 45 RPM single, and The Pixies.
Mark Howard, the Grammy-winning and Juno-nominated producer and engineer who has worked with everyone from Bob Dylan and U2 to The Tragically Hip a
Following a casting call this spring, CTV's The Launch is getting ready for a relaunch with production on Season 2 beginning on Sept. 28 with a new round of stars that include Sarah McLachlan, Arkells' Max Kerman, Quebec superstar Marie-Mai and American star Ryan Tedder.
Alessia Cara (pictured) will perform at the 2018 iHeartRadio Much Music Video Awards, a Canadian connection to a major Joe Strummer retrospective, and a chance to spend the day with Sarah McLachlan. Also in the news are the Cadillac Lounge, '77 Montreal fest, Top Gunna, Denis Wolff, Edmonton Music Awards, Merlin, Sebastian Olzanski, Saul Holiff, Crack of Dawn, and farewells to Alan Longmuir and Steve Soto.
A top tier list of Canadian songwriters, composers, music publishers and music industry executives convened at the Sheraton Centre Toronto Monday evening for the annual gala where they were treated to an impressive line-up of homegrown performers.