Drake sets a new record, Hard Rock announces a new hotel in London, ON, Coeur de pirate (pictured) buys Dare To Care Records, Corb Lund and Paul Brandt protest Albertan coal mining, and a new Montreal jazz series is launched. Also in the news are TiKA, MNS, Church of Trees, Carole Pope, Neil Young, Cartel Madras, Tyler Shaw, Soran, Bruce Guthro, Justin Nozuka, and farewell Duke Bootee, Phil Spector, Chris Murphy, and Syl Sylvain.
Tyler Shaw (pictured) gets inspired by an astronaut, Celine Dion does Aretha proud, and Dallas Green on the perils of touring. Also in the headlines are Jack Pine and The Fire, the Junos, The Strumbellas, Cat Empire, Fist of Facts, Johni Esho, Pointed Sticks, Danielle Todd, Theatre Calgary, Drake, De La Soul, Johnny Rotten, Ryan Cook, Britney Spears, Mötley Crüe, Martin Phillipps, Lou Pearlman, David Byrne, and Gordon Lightfoot.
Canadian pop singer-songwriter Tyler Shaw (pictured) goes gold, Bif Naked and K-os join the Canada Winter Games' music lineup, and Michael Bublé returns to NBC. Also in the news are SaskMusic, FAI, Cold Manitoba Project, Koerner Hall, the Breithaupt Brothers, Miranda Mulholland, Music Canada, RecordFund Inc., Grace Lachance, Titans Of Toronto Reggae,and farewell Alex Brown, Harold Bradley, and Ayub Ogada. Videos added for your enjoyment.
(Pictured) Shawn Mendes and Alessia Cara triumph at MTV Euro Awards, RBC's Emerging Musicians showcase in Toronto, and biopic Bohemian Rhapsody is already a smash hit. Others making news include Jon Anderson, Jack Lenz, KTOE, Tyler Shaw, Carole King, Coalition, Myles Goodwyn, Tom Wilson, ole, Simone Morris, and farewells to Dave Rowland and Roy Hargrove. Videos added for your enjoyment.
Alessia Cara (pictured) will perform at the Grey Cup, Sharon and Bram announce a farewell tour, and pot-sponsored concerts raise eyebrows. Also in the news are Seas, Tyler Shaw, The Del-Fi's, Patricia Cano, and farewells to John Leimseider, Otis Rush, and Marty Balin. Videos included for your enjoyment.
It's Christmas time and Walk Off The Earth leads the pack with a spirited in-flight performance of "Deck the Halls," followed by a mix of originals and standards performed by Jess Moskaluke, Tyler Shaw, Madeline Merlo, and Emma-Lee (videos included).