City And Colour Debuts New Song ‘Astronaut’; North American Tour Announced

City And Colour Debuts New Song ‘Astronaut’; North American Tour Announced
(June 3, 2019 – Toronto, ON) City and Colour, acclaimed singer, songwriter and performer Dallas Green, debuts a new song, “Astronaut”, today. Produced by three-time Grammy-winning Jacquire King (Kings Of Leon, Tom Waits, Modest Mouse, Norah Jones) and mastered by Emily Lazar (Beck, Coldplay, Dolly Parton, The Chainsmokers), the first female mastering engineer to win a Grammy for the best-engineered... Read More

Lowest of the Low Release Agitpop

Lowest of the Low Release Agitpop
Lowest of the Low’s Ron Hawkins says that Agitpop is one of the most overtly political records he’s ever written – a response to the current state of the world we live in. That’s quite a statement from someone whose first band was called Social Insecurity and whose debut album contained the songs “Salesman, Cheats And Liars” and “Eternal Fatalist.” While Ron... Read More

Our Lady Peace To Perform With Bush And Live On Massive North American Tour

Our Lady Peace To Perform With Bush And Live On Massive North American Tour
(New York, NY) Alternative rockers Our Lady Peace are set to support Bush and Live on an upcoming massive North American tour; The ALT-IMATE Tour kicks off in Mashantucket, CT at Foxwoods Resort Casino on Thursday, June 6th and runs through mid-September. Of the upcoming trek, OLP’s Raine Maida commented, “The ALTI-MATE Tour is magic. Coming up in the late 90’s... Read More

Cardi B Releases Highly Anticipated New Single “Press”

Cardi B Releases Highly Anticipated New Single “Press”
Cardi B releases her much anticipated new single, “Press.” “Press, ” produced by Slade Da Monsta with additional production by Key Wane For the Win, comes fresh off the heels of Cardi’s triumphant 6 Billboard Music Award wins earlier this month. “Press” is the follow up single to the Platinum-certified hit “Please Me,” the second collaboration between Cardi and labelmate... Read More

Austin Jenckes – The Voice That Roared by Roman Mitz for Open Spaces

Austin Jenckes – The Voice That Roared by Roman Mitz for Open Spaces
When Austin Jenckes wrapped his gravelly pipes around covers of Lynyrd Skynyrd’s ‘Simple Man’ and The Bee Gees’ ‘To Love Somebody’ during season five of the television series ‘The Voice’, you simply knew you were hearing someone special who would soon be on the radio with original material.  The only thing you did not expect was that it would take... Read More

Canadian Music Icon Corey Hart Joins MusiCounts to Surprise Torbay Students

Canadian Music Icon Corey Hart Joins MusiCounts to Surprise Torbay Students
TORONTO, ON – Today, Canadian music icon Corey Hart joined MusiCounts, Canada’s leading music education charity, to surprise the students of Juniper Ridge Intermediate in Torbay, NL with a special performance, and $10,000 in new instruments from the MusiCounts Band Aid Program. Juniper Ridge Intermediate is one of 20 schools who received instruments this year, thanks to the generous support of Canada’s Great Kitchen Party.... Read More

The Beaches Add Rolling Stones Gig To Impressive Resume

The Beaches Add Rolling Stones Gig To Impressive Resume
The Beaches guitarist Jordan Miller is in an ecstatic mood as she and bandmates (sister) Kylie Miller (vocalist), Eliza Enman-McDaniel (drums) and Leandra Earl (guitar/keyboards) wind down a U.S tour supporting Passion Pit by heading to a date in Michigan prior to a brief Ontario stop at Peterborough’s Venue theatre. The Toronto-based quartet had just learned they would be appearing... Read More

Carly Rae Jepsen Announces Dedicated Canadian Tour Dates

Carly Rae Jepsen Announces Dedicated Canadian Tour Dates
Today, Multi-platinum GRAMMY, JUNO Award and Polaris Prize-nominated singer/songwriter Carly Rae Jepsen announces her Dedicated Canadian tour dates. Kicking off August 28, 2019 in Vancouver, BC the tour will hit 12 cities wrapping September 19, 2019 in London, ON. The Canadian tour announcement comes on the heels of the release of Jepsen’s fourth album Dedicated (604 Records) which includes the singles “Party For One”, “Now... Read More

Country Thunder Format Provides Boost For Canadian Talent

Country Thunder Format Provides Boost For Canadian Talent
Gerry Krochak and his CEO partner Troy Vollhoffer maybe good ole Saskatchewan boys but even though they have created a series Country Thunder music festivals which feature some of Country Music’s biggest names, they still get a big kick out of presenting Canadian talent to U.S audiences. With a network of festivals which spans Twin Lakes Wisconsin, Florence Arizona, Craven... Read More

Cloutier Aims To Keep Kitchener Blues Festival Lineup Fresh

Cloutier Aims To Keep Kitchener Blues Festival Lineup Fresh
For the past 18 years, Claude Cloutier has culminated a year-long search to present the best-established performers and new artists to the Kitchener Blues Festival, in Kitchener, Ontario, which hits year 19 this year from August 8-11 at four major downtown locations. It doesn’t get any easier as old guard blues performers pass away but Cloutier is diligent enough in his... Read More

The Rolling Stones Announce Re-Scheduled North American Tour Start Me Up In June to August 2019

The Rolling Stones Announce Re-Scheduled North American Tour Start Me Up In June to August 2019
The Rolling Stones are delighted to announce the rescheduling of their 2019 ‘No Filter’ North American tour in full. All the cities from the previously postponed shows are locked in with full details of 17 concerts announced today. The only Canadian date at Burl’s Creek in Ontario remains scheduled for Saturday, June 29, 2019. Additionally, Canada Rocks with The Rolling... Read More

Carly Rae Jepsen ~ Releases New Album “Dedicated” Today, May 17

Carly Rae Jepsen ~ Releases New Album “Dedicated” Today, May 17
TORONTO, ON – Multi-platinum Grammy, Juno and Polaris Prize nominated singer/songwriter Carly Rae Jepsen releases her new fourth album, Dedicated,  May 17th on 604 Records. Jepsen worked with a crew of trusted songwriters and producers, among them John Hill, Jack Antonoff, Captain Cuts, Patrik Berger, and her longtime collaborator Tavish Crowe, on Dedicated. Jepsen released “Party For One,” the first... Read More

Brand-New Song “(I’m Gonna) Love Me Again” From The Forthcoming Album, Rocketman: Music From The Motion Picture, Is Out Today

Brand-New Song “(I’m Gonna) Love Me Again” From The Forthcoming Album, Rocketman: Music From The Motion Picture, Is Out Today
15 May 2019 (Toronto, ON) – “(I’m Gonna) Love Me Again”, a brand-new song written especially for ROCKETMAN by Elton John and Bernie Taupin, and performed by Elton and Taron Egerton, was premiered this morning on BBC Radio 2. Listen HERE. The song is taken from the eagerly anticipated album Rocketman: Music From The Motion Picture out May 24 via Virgin EMI/Universal Music Canada, the country’s leading music company, which sees celebrated producer... Read More

Lights Announces Skin&Earth Acoustic Album & Tour

Lights Announces Skin&Earth Acoustic Album & Tour
MAY 14TH – Universal Music Canada, the country’s leading music company is pleased to announce Lights’ new album Skin&Earth Acoustic, which is available for preorder now. Skin&Earth Acoustic is heralded by “Lost Girls,” one of three new tracks appearing on the album alongside seven acoustic versions of tracks taken from 2017’s Skin&Earth album (see attached tracklisting). “Lost Girls” is accompanied by an official video which is streaming now... Read More

Delhi 2 Dublin Hits A Multi-Cultural Groove

Delhi 2 Dublin Hits A Multi-Cultural Groove
Sanjay Seran sounds a little frustrated as he reports on the Canadian Music Week showcase performance of Vancouver’s Delhi 2 Dublin Wednesday, May 8th at Toronto’s Rivoli Nightclub. Apparently, sound glitches had disrupted the quartet’s debut of their latest `We Got This’ CD release and their unique blend of Bhangra, reggae, dub, electropop influences. “It’s a bit frustrating, you want to... Read More

Enter to Win a Signed CD – New Album 2.0 by Aldo Nova

Enter to Win a Signed CD – New Album 2.0 by Aldo Nova
Win One Of 10 Personally Autographed Aldo Nova 2.0 CDs ~ Ten lucky Music Express readers will win one of 10 personally autographed CDs by Montreal superstar Aldo Nova~ To submit go to the Music Express online contest form and simply answer the skill-testing question – submit the contest form no later than Friday, June 7th 5 pm for your chance to... Read More

The Northern Pikes Return With First New Album In 16 Years, Forest Of Love, Out June 7

The Northern Pikes Return With First New Album In 16 Years, Forest Of Love, Out June 7
14 MAY 2019 (TORONTO, ON) – The legacy of Canadian rockers The Northern Pikes continues in 2019 with the release of their brand-new ninth studio album, Forest of Love. Slated for release on June 7 via Universal Music Canada, the country’s leading music company, Forest of Love is available for preorder now on digital, CD and limited-edition opaque white coloured vinyl LP. To coincide with today’s... Read More

Facing Alan Frew’s Mortality Put Glass Tiger Back In The Game

Facing Alan Frew’s Mortality Put Glass Tiger Back In The Game
Ask Glass Tiger lead vocalist Alan Frew if his recovery from a near-fatal stroke, suffered August 20th,2015, has played any role in the band’s accelerated level of activity over the past couple of years (two album releases, two major national tours) and he will shrug off the mishap as just a major inconvenience. But probe a little deeper and the... Read More