Avril Lavigne (pictured) remakes a track for a good cause, Alanis Morissette offers a Diagnosis, FAI cancels, and Ryan Langdon runs Buck Wild. Also making news are Walk Off the Earth, Craig Cardiff, the Calgary Stampede, Astrocolor, Taylor Janzen, William Prince, Benny The Butcher, and farewell Harold Reid, Hamilton Bohannon, and Fred the Godson. With video.
Walk Off The Earth
Walk Off The Earth
Walk Off the Earth (pictured) releases a new single, Lisa MacLeod angers Billy Talent, and Ian and Sylvia Tyson are to be honoured. Also in the news are Jacob Hoggard, Michael Moore, HPX, Kiesza, Castro's, Manitoba Music, Kresnt, and VIFF Soundoff. Video added.
The Burlington, ON, hitmakers are still mourning the death of keyboardist, Mike “Beard Guy” Taylor. This new tune is a touching tribute to their comrade, one that is simultaneously sad and stirring.
Bryan Adams and Billy Idol (pictured) set to tour together, Loreena McKennitt announces fall Canadian dates, and Robbie Robertson keeps busy. Others making news include Avril Lavigne, Peter Frampton, AE West, Triumph, CMW, Woodstock 50, Squamish Constellation Festival, Reid Jamieson, Bruce Moss, The Holy Gasp, and farewell Phil McCormack and John Singleton.
The pop pride of Burlington, ON, partners with a top US comedian for a refreshing new take on the 1979 Buggles hit.
Today's column includes Mike “Beard Guy” Taylor (pictured) receiving a star-studded celebration of life, Canadian nominees in the International Folk Music Awards, and disquieting reports that Adele may well not be touring again. Others in the news: Music BC, Pickathon, Steve Strongman, Mr! Mouray, Mad Ones, Winterfolk Blues and Roots Festival, Tallies, NSCC, and farewells to Artie Irwin and Alan R. Pearlman. Videos added for your enjoyment.
Mike "Beard Guy" Taylor, keyboardist and vocalist in Walk off the Earth, died peaceably from “natural causes” in his sleep, Dec.
Marie-Mai is honoured by SOCAN (pictured), Chris Blackwell attends ole's party, and Walk Off The Earth announced a world tour . Also in the news are Wacken fest, Music NL, TD Markham Jazz Festival, Garth Brooks, Music PEI, and farewell Nancy Wilson. Videos added 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).