City politicians know that live music supports local economies by bringing tourists and attracting young people to settle and gentrify neighbourhoods, but there needs to be greater forethought given by planners in town halls across the country.
Ticketmaster Canada COO Patti-Anne Tarlton is the latest inductee into the Canadian Music & Broadcast Industry Hall of Fame. The ceremony will be held on May 10 at Toronto's Rebel during Canadian Music Week.
A tale of lunacy, drunks, guns, rip-off artists and jack-asses that think they can spin an audience and get paid for it. Wild Bill King rides shotgun for these third-rate actors and not only lives to tell the story but has fourty bucks to show for it. Cool or what?
With the Feldman organization for almost 30 years, he was named President of the agency in March 2013 and has been instrumental in the expansion of the firm’s talent portfolio and helping shape career strategies for a wide range of Canadian acts that have transformed themselves from club to theatre and arena marquee draws.
Cities that want to attract diverse, thriving populations should look at creative musical culture in new ways and take steps to create conditions for live music to continue and thrive.
Following Wednesday's passage of the Ontario Ticket Sales Act, Jeff Poirier, GM, Concerts and Theatre – North America at StubHub wrote the following letter to fans of live events in Ontario outlining the company's reaction to the legislation and it's worth a read.
All told, Reid’s 2018 tour has sold over 70,000 tickets in advance of his hitting the stage on Feb. 26 in Sidney, B.C.
Venues in Canada should take a cue from those in Japan or the UK that have created a live music culture that still allows people to get to bed by 11 pm and work the next day.
Neil Young returned to his boyhood hometown of Omemee on Friday night and performed an acoustic set featuring classics like "Helpless," "Heart of Gold," "Old Man," as well as rarer numbers such as “There's a World" and “Don’t be Denied.”
Justin Bieber, Alessia Cara, Leonard Cohen, Michael Buble and Sarah McLachlan are the Canadian artists headlined in this week’s Grammy nominations list, but there are others who are in the spotlight and hope to benefit from that, win or not win.
After Windsor Castle, Oprah and tonight's performance in Manhattan the question is where next for Canada's platinum-selling operatic stars: the Taj Mahal, Great Wall of China; maybe the Grand Canyon?
New owner Michael Wekerle and his team expect the newly renovated Elmo complex to open its doors in spring and in time for the launch of CMW in May.