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Dozens of Additional Canadian Artists, Athletes, and Icons Announced for Historic STRONGER TOGETHER, TOUS ENSEMBLE Broadcast this Sunday

Dozens of Additional Canadian Artists, Athletes, and Icons Announced for Historic STRONGER TOGETHER, TOUS ENSEMBLE Broadcast this Sunday
TORONTO April 23, 2020 More than four dozen big-name Canadians have signed on for the historic broadcast STRONGER TOGETHER, TOUS ENSEMBLE, it was announced today. Airing commercial-free Sunday, April 26 at 6:30 p.m. across all markets/7 p.m. NT and now on hundreds of platforms, Canadian artists, activists, actors, and athletes will share their stories of hope and inspiration in a national... Read More

High Valley Share Track Listing For New EP Grew Up On That, Due May 22

High Valley Share Track Listing For New EP Grew Up On That, Due May 22
“Ricky Skaggs on the vinyl, King James on the bible” – brothers Brad and Curtis Rempel of High Valley really did grow up on details such as those. Their new EP, aptly titled Grew Up On That, is due May 22 and shares universal themes from their unique upbringing. Beginning with its title track (listen HERE), the six-song project tells... Read More

Canadian Pop Star Shawn Desman Joins Forces With Country Star Tebey For New Venture RadioClub

Canadian Pop Star Shawn Desman Joins Forces With Country Star Tebey For New Venture RadioClub
Platinum-selling Canadian pop star Shawn Desman and Award-winning country star Tebey are excited to announce their new venture RadioClub with the release of their new single ‘Never Gonna Give You Up’, a re-imagined cover of the worldwide, chart-topping 80’s hit by the legendary Rick Astley, out on April 24 via Jayward Artist Group. The duo has long discussed the idea... Read More

Crystal Shawanda’s “Church House Blues” Out Now!

Crystal Shawanda’s “Church House Blues” Out Now!
Evoking the spirit and strength of Koko Taylor and the contemporary delivery of Beth Hart, Church House Blues showcases one of the most powerful new voices in the Blues. Crystal Shawanda is an Indigenous musician, who grew up on the Wikwemikong reserve on Manitoulin Island in Ontario, Canada. Her parents taught her to sing and play guitar and encouraged her... Read More

Ron Sexsmith Releases “Hermitage” Album, November Tour

Ron Sexsmith Releases  “Hermitage” Album, November Tour
Canada’s most accomplished singer-songwriter, Ron Sexsmith has today released his new album HERMITAGE, the troubadour’s first since his move from his longtime home of Toronto to a more bucolic life in Stratford, Ontario.  In creating this album, Sexsmith partnered with producer Don Kerr, setting up in Sexsmith’s living room to record the album, with Ron playing all the instruments except... Read More

The Washboard Union Announce New Album – Everbound – Coming April 24

The Washboard Union Announce New Album – Everbound – Coming April 24
The Washboard Union, Canada’s leading country band, will release a brand new studio album on April 24 called Everbound. The album is the follow up to their 2018 album What We’re Made Of, which led the band to a JUNO Award win for Breakthrough Group of the Year and multiple Canadian Country Music Association Award wins including Group/Duo of the... Read More

Our Lady Peace Release Live Concert Footage From 2019 Summersault Festival

Our Lady Peace Release Live Concert Footage From 2019 Summersault Festival
BAND DONATES 100% OF MERCHANDISE SALES OVER THE FOLLOWING 72 HOURS TO FEEDINGAMERICA.ORG AND FOODBANKSCANADA.CA  In 2019, Our Lady Peace relaunched their iconic music festival, Summersault, nearly two decades after its last tour. Joined by fellow ‘90s alt-rock heroes, Bush, and Live, along with performances by Dear Rouge and Human Kebab, the festival toured from Quebec City to Moncton, Montreal, Ottawa... Read More

David Clayton-Thomas Says Somethin’

David Clayton-Thomas Says Somethin’
By Keith Sharp And when he does, people have a tendency to listen. David Clayton-Thomas former lead vocalist for multi-Grammy-winning blues/jazz band, Blood Sweat & Tears has just released a collection of 10 songs on his latest solo album titled, `Say Somethin’ (Linus Records), the subject matter of which is bound to spark controversy on both sides of the 49th parallel. Dealing... Read More

Canadian New Wave Icons THE SPOONS Serve Appreciation & Inspiration For Frontline Workers Amid COVID-19 Containment

Canadian New Wave Icons THE SPOONS Serve Appreciation & Inspiration For Frontline Workers Amid COVID-19 Containment
Canadian new wave icons the Spoons are serving a bright dose of inspiration and immense gratitude in this, their newest video for “Landing Lights” — available now! Members Gord Deppe and Sandy Horne’s sentiments stretch two ways, but first and foremost to medical professionals and their ongoing efforts in the face of COVID-19. “We wanted to create a video that... Read More

Deadly Virus Cancels The Wild!’s European Tour And Hijack’s Album Release Plans.

Deadly Virus Cancels The Wild!’s European Tour And Hijack’s Album Release Plans.
The Wild! – Photo by Joelsview Photography An interview feature by Keith Sharp If things had gone according to plan, The Wild! Would have been basking in the adoration of their European fans right now. A 17-date jaunt through Hungary, Poland, Germany, Switzerland, France, Holland and England was all set to launch the Kelowna B.C band’s third album `Still Believe... Read More

Get Into The Spirit Of Rush’s ‘Permanent Waves’

Get Into The Spirit Of Rush’s ‘Permanent Waves’
Canadian rock legends commemorate classic album’s 40th anniversary with imagination-capturing expanded reissues on May 29 On May 29th, UMe/Mercury/Anthem label group continues its extensive Rush 40th-anniversary album series with a new, imagination-capturing expanded edition of all the magic music that comprises the band’s remarkable 1980 release, Permanent Waves. Permanent Waves, Rush’s seventh studio album, was originally released in January 1980, and... Read More

Gord Sinclair Shares New Video For Single

Gord Sinclair Shares New Video For Single
Photo Copyright Andrew Budziak 2020 “FORWARD MARCH FIGHT” (– Gord Sinclair, best known as the bass player for the beloved rock band The Tragically Hip, recently released his acclaimed debut solo record Taxi Dancers. An album that is both winsome and sorrowful, Taxi Dancers speaks not only about loss but recovery. Taxi Dancers has received praise from across the country and is a... Read More

The Wild! Release Still Believe In Rock And Roll

The Wild! Release Still Believe In Rock And Roll
Today, West Coast Canadian rockers, The Wild!, return with their new full-length album, Still Believe In Rock And Roll, out now via Entertainment One (“eOne”). As COVID-19 impacts artists worldwide, The Wild! were set to hit the road for a tour across Europe this week. In lieu of this being postponed, the band will deliver a live set via Facebook... Read More

Nikki Yanofsky Releases New Song Nerve

Nikki Yanofsky Releases New Song Nerve
Nikki Yanofsky Releases New Song Nerve Inspired By Songwriter Rod Temperton   Toronto, ON – March 20, 2020   Nikki Yanofsky releases her new song, Nerve, from her forthcoming album, Black Sheep, out later this year on eOne Music. Recorded at Planet Studios in Montreal and produced by Zachary Seman and Roger Kleinman (Joey Bada$$, ASAP Rocky), Nerve is Nikki’s attempt to capture the aesthetic... Read More

The Washboard Union Release Acoustic Version Of Latest Hit ‘Country Thunder’

The Washboard Union Release Acoustic Version Of Latest Hit ‘Country Thunder’
With “Country Thunder” entrenched in the Top 10 at Canadian Country Radio, The Washboard Union today have released their acoustic take of the song to all digital streaming services and retailers as well as an accompanying video. (DOWNLOAD/STREAM | WATCH). “We hope to see everyone again on tour very soon but as we weather this storm, we wanted to share... Read More

Gordon Lightfoot Solo Available Today

Gordon Lightfoot Solo Available Today
Solo Marks First New Album In Over A Decade LISTEN HERE March 20, 2020 – Canada’s most celebrated songwriter and international folk legend Gordon Lightfoot has released today his new album SOLO.  The album sees Lightfoot returning to the studio to release his first album of new music since 2004’s HARMONY.  The album showcases Lightfoot at his most pure, alone in... Read More

The Sadies Announce Archives Vol. 1 Rarities, Oddities and Radio 1995-2019

The Sadies Announce Archives Vol. 1 Rarities, Oddities and Radio 1995-2019
Photo by Heather Pollock “…while others in Americana field get stuck in a groove, that will never be a problem with the Sadies…a now-veteran act who refuse to be pigeonholed.” – American Songwriter March 16, 2020 – Toronto, ON The Sadies, have announced a very special collection titled Archives Vol. 1 Rarities, Oddities and Radio: 1995-2019. The record which features... Read More

Corb Lund Releases New Song “Old Men” From Agricultural Tragic Album Release

Corb Lund Releases New Song “Old Men” From Agricultural Tragic Album Release
Corb Lund Photo by Credit Scott Council WATCH AGRICULTURAL TRAGIC ALBUM TRAILER:  https://youtu.be/IS7AI27rzG4  Corb Lund has released the second song from his forthcoming album Agricultural Tragic, Lund’s first album of original material in five years.  The new track, “Old Men,” celebrates those that have taken the time to perfect their craft.  Click here to hear “Old Men” now. Agricultural Tragic is due out on April... Read More