The Open Waters Festival begins this week, Justin Bieber (pictured) goes tats-less in his new video, and Tenille Arts wins for best Saskatchewan album. Also in the news are Indigenous Music, the Bovine Sex Club, Music PEI Awards, David Browning, and farewell to Gerry Marsden, MF DOOM, Claude Bolling, and Alto Reed.
Tenille Arts and WOTE get anthemic, hip-hop and basketball are intertwined, and PUP returns to its roots. Also in the headlines are Don Brownrigg, Black Mountain, EWF, Billboard's new charts, streaming, Dr. John, Madonna, UTA, Paradigm, and Spotify .
The Tenors and (pictured) Sean Jones, Boots & Hearts, and SCMA Awards nominees are announced. Also in the news are YYC Music Awards, Broken Social Scene, CIMA, The Great Escape, Selina Martin, James Bryan, Arcade Fire, Michael Davidson and Dan Fortin, Jackie Richardson, Daniel Romano, Sonic Publishing, Dave Sampson, Blue Standard, and farewell Sara Romweber and Keith Flint. Videos added for your enjoyment.