Ziggy Sigmund

Ziggy Sigmund

Balaklava Blues  Facebook photo
March 13, 2022
by Kerry Doole

Ukrainian-Canadian musicians like Balaklava Blues (pictured) fight grief and rage, Matt Andersen keeps it simple, and Bryan Adams will keep playing the hits. Also in the headlines are the Halifax scene, Holger Petersen, Ziggy Sigmund, boycotted Russian artists, Men Without Hats, Sony Music, Warner Music, Kobalt, Ernest Tubb Record Shop, Michael Huppe, Dream Syndicate, RHCP, King Crimson, and Traci Braxton.

The current lineup of The Strumbellas. Jimmy Claveau third from right.
March 10, 2022
by Kerry Doole

Ottawa's RBC Bluesfest returns after two years, The Strumbellas (pictured) name a new frontman, and the Indie awards are accepting nominations. Also in the news are Gala Dynastie, Hugh’s Room Live, Country Music Alberta Awards, Paper Bag Records, Lily Frost and Kate Boothman, Beny Esguerra and New Tradition Music, Tennyson King, and farewell Ted Jones and Ziggy Sigmund.