The Toronto Blues Society’s Maple Blues Awards traditionally kicks off the music award season in Canada every January.
The show must go on.
That’s the message from Erin Benjamin, Canada’s Live Music Association president and CEO.
A coalition from the travel and tourism, hospitality, the Canadian Live Music Association
The Slaight family is a beacon of hope and generosity in a world tightly held in the grip of anxieties. Today, the Slaight Family Foundation has bequeathed $5-million to a fund established to refurbish and modernise Massey Hall. That's $5M on top of a previous donation of $5M made in 2017. That's amore, and music to all our ears.
The Canadian Live Music Association-commissioned report,
With Toronto music venues threatened with extinction from the double whammy of the pandemic and insurance underwriters' refusal to renew liability insurance policies, the Canadian Live Music Association has commissioned a Nordicity report that offers eight recommendations to help elevate the live music industry out from its current state of crisis. Pictured: Assoc'n president Erin Benjamin.
As if dealing with the pandemic isn’t enough, Canadian live music venues are encountering an unexpected adversary that’s threatening their survival
The dynamo behind SING! The Toronto Vocal Arts Festival discusses this year’s virtual edition, the challenges in putting it together, the ongoing support of sponsors, and Jackie Richardson (pictured with Micah Barnes), winner of the Slaight Music Sing! Toronto Legacy Award.
Toronto and LA-based New Metric Media has created a new content development company with
With virtually all of Ontario about to enter phase 3 tomorrow, indoor music venues will be allowed to reopen. Severe restrictions in the province and across Canada means it will not be business as usual, however, as our man in the clubs, Cam Carpenter, discovered.
There are no live performances in Toronto but other cities are starting to see stirrings of life return in pubs and clubs. Cam Carpenter explains.