Rufus Wainwright (pictured) has announced a spring Canadian tour, Nova Scotia Music Week will celebrate its 25th anniversary in Cape Breton, and The Music Cities Convention begins today. Also in the news are Music PEI Week Awards, Side Door, SXSW, Bad Waitress, CMAOntario Awards, Dream Café, Laila Biali, Bob Luhtala, Sweet Alibi, Séan McCann, Bruce Cockburn, Rhythms and Resistance , Terry Gomes MMF Canada, and farewell Michael Jones, George Crumb, and Betty Davis.
The Nova Scotia music booster now works alongside Dan Mangan on an online platform dedicated to house concerts. Here she explains its approach, offers sage advice to independent artists, and explains her love of Joel Plaskett.
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