Paul Brandt (pictured) fights human trafficking, baseball nut Geddy Lee speaks out, and Holly Cole discusses her new album. Also in the headlines are The Weeknd, Patti Smith, Soundgarden, Jess Moskaluke, Against the Grain, Scooter Braun, Justin Bieber, Som Livre, Kanye West, Brit Awards, Lorde, Britfunk, Malcolm Cecil, Bhad Bhabie, and Amy Winehouse.
The fast career ascent of Tate McRae (pictured) pauses, a good deed from Michael Buble, and a Suzi Quatro biopic is coming. Also in the headlines are Drake, Little Richard, Colin James, fan pods, Nav, Everyseeker fest, Mirvish, Live Nation, Scooter Braun, Hayley Williams, and Soundgarden.
The differing perspectives of Ian & Sylvia Tyson, picks for Mattyfest, and the longevity of Said the Whale. Others in the headlines include Menno Versteeg, Walter Homburger, Out of Earshot, Azrieli Foundation, VMAs, BMG, Tencent, Pink Floyd, Hipgnosis, Hasbro, Spotify, Scooter Braun, Riot Grrrl, Taylor Swift, and Ken Burns.
The takeover of Big Machine Label Group by Ithaca Holdings LLC., a media holding company, led by SB Projects founder and artist ma
The Stones show dominates the media (pictured Mick Jagger), CMW nears gender parity, and things to know about Scooter Braun. Others in the headlines include The Beaches, Spotify, Yesterday, Sara Bareilles, Daniel Caesar, the Black Keys, Leonard Cohen, David Clayton-Thomas, Willie Nelson, Taylor Swift, Nick Cave, Johnny Marr, Dr. John, Troye Sivan, and 7digital.
The Stompin’ Tom (pictured) hockey classic enters the Canadian Songwriters Hall of Fame, After The Storm benefit is coming to Ottawa, and Carole Pope and Kevin Hearn deliver a protest song. Also in the news are CMW, Drake, Hugh's Room Live, Derek Andrews, Creative Manitoba, Shuffle Demons, Schmoozefest, Project WILD, Rogers Hometown Hockey, Ann Vriend, Meghan Patrick, Ethan Ardelli, and a farewell to Tony Joe White. Videos included for your enjoyment.
Molly Johnson (pictured) returns with her jazz fest, vinyl standards to be updated, and Rosanne Cash defends free speech. Also in the headlines are Childish Gambino, Scooter Braun, Westward fest, Deep Purple, Gary Gersh, Kate Bush, Michael McDonald, Warren Zevon, The Dirty Nil, and Kaleido fest.
He helped Justin Bieber find God and Ariana Grande respond to the Manchester Arena attack, while having to keep tabs on Kanye West. Scooter Braun explains why managing pop stars is perfect training for politics.
Scooter Braun (pictured) opens up, the beauty of the Red Rocks venue, and an essential look back at Devo. Others in the headlines include Neko Case, Drake, North Carolina musicians, summer hits, Boots Riley, the Hunter Brothers, feminist pop anthems, Foo Fighters, Raffi, Chastity, and Karimah.
Scooter Braun makes a passionate plea for the music biz to shine a light on the issue of sexual harassment, while others included in our wrap of the headlines include Barbra Streisand, Chromeo, and Mayday, termed the Beatles of Asia.
"Tonight I got home and took my parents out to dinner. Korean BBQ. We drank and ate and laughed with the tables next to us.