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The Rathburns: A Sign Of The Times

The Rathburns: A Sign Of The Times
The Rathburns’ lead vocalist Frances Virgillio had to renege from executing a planned phone interview with Music Express – something about having to work a double shift as a server at Earl’s Kitchen restaurant/bar in Woodbridge Ontario – balancing one paying job to sustain her budding music career. “You got to work so you can work,” laughed Virgillio when we... Read More

Twin Kennedy: Double Barrel Country

Twin Kennedy: Double Barrel Country
Things can become a little confusing when you’re interviewing country singing twins over the telephone. In this case it’s Carli and Julie Kennedy, the siblings that front Twin Kennedy who are calling to talk about their hot new country platter “It’s A Love Thing”. Because of the similarity of their voices we devise a method to ensure that quotes are... Read More

Bryan Adams To Be Honoured with Allan Slaight Humanitarian Spirit Award at CMW 2015

Bryan Adams To Be Honoured with Allan Slaight Humanitarian Spirit Award at CMW 2015
Canadian Music Week is pleased to announce Bryan Adams as the 2015 recipient of the Allan Slaight Humanitarian Spirit Award. The award – bestowed to the singer-songwriter in recognition of his social activism and benevolent support of humanitarian interests and causes – will be presented on Thursday, May 7, 2015 at the Canadian Music & Broadcast Industry Awards gala in... Read More

Cowboy Junkies Announced as 2015 Canadian Music Industry Hall of Fame Inductees

Cowboy Junkies Announced as 2015 Canadian Music Industry Hall of Fame Inductees
Canadian Music Week is pleased to announce Cowboy Junkies as the 2015 inductees to the Canadian Music Industry Hall of Fame. One of Canada’s iconic alternative country/blues/folk rock bands, Cowboy Junkies have been producing their signature brand of roots music for more than three decades, simultaneously playing a seminal role in building the foundation of Canada’s independent music sector. On... Read More