Monday night in Montreal, on the eve of the first anniversary of his death, his presence was keenly felt by the 17,000 people who attended a sold out, three-hour, star-studded concert in his memory.
This year, the CFMAs are spread out over two nights in Ottawa, Nov. 18 and 19. The impressive list of performers features both established veterans and rising young roots music stars.
The ticket bundle has emerged, this year, as a formidable tool for increasing sales and thus spiking chart numbers.
"Brown girls move to the front?" "White people move to the back?" CP says it happened. Lido Pimienta says it didn't.
Backers of the show are four producers (pictured above): US-based Canadian entertainment impresario Michael Cohl, American entertainment mogul and lawyer David Sonenberg, UK superstar manager and theatrical producer Tony Smith, and Bell Media President Randy Lennox.
The plans include a state-of-the-art retractable seating system, the addition of two new venues and the restoration of the original, 124-year-old stained glass windows.
TFA’s growth has come from developing talent both inside the company with our staff and outside with the artists represented on our roster.
The CCMA Awards' reigning Male Artist of the Year has announced a three-month, 44-show Canadian tour beginning in January.
The deadliest mass shooting in US history took place at a country music festival on Sunday night. Music Canada Live, promoter Live Nation and Sony Nashville quickly responded with official statements.
Alan Willaert and the Canadian Federation of Musicians (CFM) are on the warpath to change how music showcases have operated for aeons in Canada and abroad.
Eighty-percent of the artists showcasing at this year’s festival are not members of the American Federation of Musicians union or its Canadian counterpart, organizers say.