Strumbellas frontman Simon Ward (pictured) reveals his health crisis, Oscar Peterson’s Heritage Minute omits his music, and a major Leonard Cohen exhibition is now free online. Others in the headlines include Joni Mitchell, Duane “D.O.” Gibson, Drake, Pineo & Loeb, No Frills, UMG, Irving Azoff, The Beach Boys, Virgin, Kimye, Marilyn Manson, WMG, Panic! At The Disco, Kat Von D, Dolly Parton, Johnny Pacheco, Bruce Springsteen, the White Stripes, and Meredith Monk.
Measha Brueggergosman and Jully Black join forces onstage (pictured), HOROJO Trio shines in Memphis, and Danny Michel’s star-studded 50th fundraising party. Also in the news are Strumbellas, Kevin Hearn, APA, Brian Ahern, Jason Wilson, and farewell Andy Gill and Ivan Kral.
The Strumbellas are poised to release a fourth album and take on the world. For the fans at home, tour dates have yet to be announced here other than a high-profile show at the Canada Winter Games in Red Deer on March 1.
(Un)natural Acts star Sean Cullen emcees Andy Kim’s 13th annual Christmas concert that takes place December 6 at Toronto’s Queen Elizabeth Theatre with this year’s proceeds going to the CAMH Gifts of Light charitable program.