Jesse Cook Called on Fans to Collaborate in New Single, “One World, One Voice”

Jesse Cook Called on Fans to Collaborate in New Single, “One World, One Voice”
Two weeks ago, Canadian multi-award winning and Internationally acclaimed guitarist, composer and producer Jesse Cook called on his tens of thousands of fans to collaborate on his newest song. The result was an overflowing inbox of contributions from around the globe and a new song, “One World, One Voice” — available now! “I asked if we could sing a song,... Read More

Big Sugar Celebrates the Release of Eternity Now with a Live-Stream Album Performance this Friday, May 8 at 10pm ET

Big Sugar Celebrates the Release of Eternity Now with a Live-Stream Album Performance this Friday, May 8 at 10pm ET
Tune-in here to the Eternity Now live-stream album release performance Album available for pre-order HERE Big Sugar will be releasing its brand-new studio album Eternity Now next Friday, May 8, via Universal Music Canada. Initially scheduled to drop at the end of March and with a robust Canadian touring schedule planned to support the launch, all live shows continue to... Read More

Bruce Cockburn and True North Records Announce 50th Anniversary Box Set

Bruce Cockburn and True North Records Announce 50th Anniversary Box Set
Arrives September 25, 2020 LIMITED EDITION 5x180g VINYL BOX SET PRE-ORDER to reserve a signed and individually numbered box set containing three of Bruce’s most significant recordings. SET INCLUDES The self-titled debut, Bruce Cockburn, along with two albums that have never before been released on vinyl; The Charity of Night and Breakfast in New Orleans, Dinner in Timbuktu. To be... Read More

The Spoons Latest Video – Featuring Lots Of Celebrity Cameo Appearances.

The Spoons Latest Video – Featuring Lots Of Celebrity Cameo Appearances.
Can you identify the following celebrities!? Corey Hart (Singer) Alan Frew (Glass Tiger) Mike Score (A Flock Of Seagulls) Curtis Joseph (NHL) Clive Farrington  (When In Rome – The Promise) Nick Feldman (Wang Chung) Bif Naked (Singer) Dale Martindale (Images In Vogue) Jane Siberry (Singer) Mauve (Singer) Delyn Grey (Singer) Felix Duenas (Felix & The Foreshadow) Stacie Mystasyn (Degrassi High)... Read More

Barenaked Ladies, Michael Buble, Sofia Reyes Team Up On New Single ‘Gotta Be Patient’ Out Today

Barenaked Ladies, Michael Buble, Sofia Reyes Team Up On New Single ‘Gotta Be Patient’ Out Today
WHO: Michael Bublé, Barenaked Ladies, Sofia Reyes WHAT: Team Up On Timely New Single, “Gotta Be Patient” On Warner Records WHERE: Video Available Here | Song Available Here WHY: Proceeds Donated to Various Charities WHEN: Friday, May 1, 2020 THE STORY BEHIND THE SONG:  Grammy Award-winning singer Michael Bublé heard the song “Gotta Be Patient,” written by Spanish artists Stay Homas, while... Read More

COVID-19 Fails To Stop Washboard Union Momentum

COVID-19 Fails To Stop Washboard Union Momentum
  By Keith Sharp The year 2019 was a breakthrough year for the Vancouver-based Washboard Union. Riding on the success of their 2018 release, `What We’re Made Of’, the trio of Chris Duncombe (vocals/banjo), Aaron Grain (vocals/guitar) and David Roberts (vocals/harmonica/washboard) claimed their second consecutive CCMA Group Of The Year award to go along with their Roots Album win, claimed... Read More

Avril Lavigne Releases New Single “We Are Warriors” With Net Proceeds To Be Donated To Workers On The Front Lines

Avril Lavigne Releases New Single “We Are Warriors” With Net Proceeds To Be Donated To Workers On The Front Lines
In light of the current global COVID-19 health crisis, eight-time Grammy-nominated pop-rock icon Avril Lavigne released today a re-recorded, new version of the track “Warrior” from her sixth studio album Head Above Water, fittingly re-titling it “We Are Warriors” – listen to the song, released via BMG, HERE. Coinciding with the song’s release, The Avril Lavigne Foundation has partnered with Project Hope, a global health organization dedicated... Read More

2020 CMAOntario Award Nominees Announced

2020 CMAOntario Award Nominees Announced
The Country Music Association of Ontario Announces  2020 CMAOntario Awards The Country Music Association of Ontario (CMAOntario) is excited to announce the nominees for the 8th Annual CMAOntario Awards taking place Sunday, October 4, 2020, at Centennial Hall in London. Leading the nominations are 12-time CMAOntario Award winner Meghan Patrick, and two-time CMAOntario Award winners The Reklaws, with six nominations... Read More

‘We Are One’ Hits Canadian Country Radio As #1 Downloaded Canadian Single Upon Release 

‘We Are One’ Hits Canadian Country Radio As #1 Downloaded Canadian Single Upon Release 
LONG & MCQUADE PARTNERS WITH WE ARE 1 WORLD PROJECT April 23, 2020 (Toronto, ON) – Just one week after the release of ‘We Are One’, the lead track from Jason McCoy’s collaborative initiative We Are 1 World, the official video has spread across the globe, amassing an impressive 25K views, while the single hit Canadian country radio as the... Read More

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

Harbourfest Organizers Have Their Fingers Crossed

Harbourfest Organizers Have Their Fingers Crossed
Heather MacMurphy Harbourfest 2020 Heather MacMurphy looks across the near-deserted Kenora harbour front at the picturesque Lake Of The Woods and envisions a time when 13,000 plus spectators will congregate in this area to celebrate the city’s Harbourfest 2020. For the past 29 years, this annual three-day event, spanning the August long-weekend, has traditionally appeared on the calendar as the... 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