Kilometre Music Group partners with hit songwriter Shaun Frank (pictured), Heal the Earth features CanCon notables, and Boots and Hearts is cancelled. Also in the news are the CMAOntario Festival and Awards, Amplify BC, LyricFind, Zack Werner, Lyne Tremblay, Six Shooter Records, Wavelength, The Fringe, Jesse Cook, and farewell Bob Lanois and Jim Steinman.
A new documentary about Shawn Mendes (pictured) is coming to Netflix, Tom Wilson is arrested at a protest near Hamilton, and the CIMA/Music Ontario AGM takes place today. Also in the headlines are The Hope State, Jim Beam National Talent Search , Music NB, Tom Jackson, Darcy James Argue, Witch Prophet, BreakOut West: Home Edition, Amanda Hagel, John Cody and Perla Batalla, Indie Week, Mariposa, Joni Mitchell, Nick Cordero, Al Qawha Ensemble, Jordyn Pollard, and Something Else.
It's not often I've engaged in philosophical exchanges during the era of Trump.
Last night (April 5), Tom Jackson launched Almighty Voices, a new artist-led series in aid of a music community affected by COVID-19.
Tom Jackson (pictured) heads a star-studded benefit series, Justin Bieber postpones his 2020 tour, and Drake releases a new track. Also making news are Dan Mangan’s Side Door, CFMAs, Michael Buble, ATMA Classique, TOArtist COVID-19 Response Fund, CIMA, Tiny Kingdom, Music Nova Scotia, BreakOut West Festival, Kate Schutt, Orville Peck, and farewell Adam Schlesinger, Gary Salzman, Bucky Pizzarelli, Ramsey Kearney, and Ellis Marsalis Jr.
"The Huron Carol,” written by Jesuit Priest Jean de Brébeuf, set to the melody of a 16th Century French carol, “Une jeune pucelle” (“A Y