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Sam Roberts Band Share Video for “Youth”

Sam Roberts Band Share Video for “Youth”
Last week, Sam Roberts Band announced the release of their anticipated forthcoming studio album All of Us will be out October 16. Today, the band have shared another track from the upcoming album – “Youth”. Watch the video below “Youth” is straightforwardly nostalgic, lamenting the inevitability of time passing while seeking to maintain the parts of ourselves that encounter the world with... Read More

Jann Arden Announces New September 25 Release Date For Hits & Other Gems

Jann Arden Announces New September 25 Release Date For Hits & Other Gems
Multi-platinum award-winning singer, songwriter, actor and author Jann Arden announces September 25 as the new, rescheduled release date for Hits & Other Gems, out on Universal Music Canada, the country’s leading music company. The release of Hits & Other Gems will follow the return of the CTV Original Comedy series JANN for its second season, airing Mondays at 8pm ET/PT on CTV and everywhere CTV content can... Read More

Meet your Jim Beam National Talent Search Regional Finalists!

Meet your Jim Beam National Talent Search Regional Finalists!
New Dates Announced October 13-20, 2020 The Jim Beam National Talent Search will now take place virtually October 13 – 20, 2020, with 30-minute episodes spotlighting five bands from eight Canadian cities. Hosted by Josie Dye of INDIE88, each episode will focus on one city and feature interviews and performances from five talented local bands. Visit INDIES.CA to vote for... Read More

The Tragically Hip And Cineplex Theatres presents: The Ultimate Double Feature 

The Tragically Hip And Cineplex Theatres presents: The Ultimate Double Feature 
Limited Theatrical Run Of Long Time Running And A National Celebration Across Canada In Select Cineplex Cinemas Starting September 18th Today legendary Canadian icons The Tragically Hip announced that a special double feature of their celebrated films, Long Time Running and A National Celebration, will screen at select Cineplex Theatres across Canada. For the first time ever, starting on September 18th, fans across the country will have the... Read More

Petric React To Current Pandemic With Planned Album Roll Out.

Petric React To Current Pandemic With Planned Album Roll Out.
The current COVID-19 pandemic may have knocked the stuffing out of the global music community but Transcona Manitoba country trio Petric are taking all these hurdles and barriers in stride. They are on course to release their first full album ‘Flashback’ January 13th and will roll out three singles with accompanying videos in advance of the album being issued. “Our... Read More

El Mocambo Finally Opens With Big Wreck Livestream Concert

El Mocambo Finally Opens With Big Wreck Livestream Concert
El Mocambo Productions along with Michael Wekerle, owner of the El Mocambo announced that the legendary venue will officially reopen its doors to the public on September 10, with a live concert event headlined by award-winning rock band Big Wreck, presented by Jim Beam in association with Wahlburgers, Nobis, and powered by Mogo. Described as an “ultramodern broadcast studio with... Read More

McBowl Events Too Popular For Their Own Good

McBowl Events Too Popular For Their Own Good
Illustration of Ed Sousa by Sam Villareale So what do you do when you’ve presold 2,200 tickets for a pair of charity music concerts which currently can only accommodate 50 patrons per night? This is the quandary facing Ed Sousa who has been forced to reschedule his popular Ronald McDonald House McBowl Concert Series to Friday, May 14th, 2021 and... Read More

Ron Sexsmith Announces 25th Anniversary Vinyl Reissue OF Self-Titled Debut Album

Ron Sexsmith Announces 25th Anniversary Vinyl Reissue OF Self-Titled Debut Album
INCLUDES THE HIT SINGLE “SECRET HEART” WHICH REMAINS ONE OF SEXSMITH’S TOP STREAMING TRACKS 02 SEPTEMBER 2020 (TORONTO, ON) – Today, Universal Music Canada, the country’s leading music company, announces the 25th-anniversary reissue of three-time JUNO Award-winning Canadian singer-songwriter Ron Sexsmith’s self-titled major-label debut album. The mastered for vinyl reissue of Ron Sexsmith will be available on 180g vinyl on... Read More

Johnson’s Creek Aurora performance showcases new song “Burn It Up”

Johnson’s Creek Aurora performance showcases new song “Burn It Up”
Johnson’s Creek – All Photo by Glenn Rodger Johnson’s Creek is positioned behind mobile sheets of plexiglass. The audience of 100 patrons (maximum allowed) spread out on the lawn in designated squares, each 10 feet apart, everyone wearing masks. Is this the future of concert activity in the current age of COVID-19? Well, this was the set-up Wednesday, August 19th when... Read More

Lindsay Ell – Songs From and For The Heart

Lindsay Ell – Songs From and For The Heart
Lindsay Ell – Heart Theory – Photo by Jeremy Cowart In a short period of time, Lindsay Ell has compiled a mind-blowing list of accomplishments. Lindsay’s last recording, “The Project” her first full-length album, debuted at No. 1 on the Country Album Sales Chart and was named Billboard’s Best Country Album of 2017. Over the course of her career, she... Read More

Adams To Stage German Stadium Concert Date To A Restricted Audience

Adams To Stage German Stadium Concert Date To A Restricted Audience
Canada’s Bryan Adams will be the first major rock artist to headline a stadium concert in several months – since the global COVID-19 pandemic effectively shut down the concert industry-  when he headlines September 4th at Dusseldorf’s soccer stadium in Germany. The “Summer of 69” singer is scheduled to perform alongside a lineup that will also feature Sarah Connor, Rea... Read More

The Jim Beam National Talent Search is Now Virtual – September 26 – October 3, 2020

The Jim Beam National Talent Search is Now Virtual – September 26 – October 3, 2020
Canadian Music Week Announces Dates for the Virtual Jim Beam National Talent Search Tour September 26 – October 3, 2020 Featuring 40 Bands from Toronto, Halifax, Ottawa, Montreal, Edmonton, Vancouver, Calgary, and Saskatoon Canadian Music Week (CMW) is pleased to announce the Jim Beam National Talent Search Tour will take place virtually September 26 – October 3, 2020, with 30-minute episodes spotlighting... Read More

Fast Romantics: Too Commercial To Be Cool, Too Cool To Be Commercial.

Fast Romantics: Too Commercial To Be Cool, Too Cool To Be Commercial.
By Keith Sharp According to Fast Romantics’ lead vocalist and chief songwriter, Matthew Angus, the band had plans for the release of their new album`Pick It Up’ (on Postwar Records) all pre-planned.  A national fall tour including a headline gig at Toronto’s iconic Horseshoe Tavern to be launched by a special pre-album surprise concert for their fans at Toronto’s Dakota... Read More

Madeline Merlo Releases Alluring New Video For Latest Single, “Kiss Kiss”

Madeline Merlo Releases Alluring New Video For Latest  Single, “Kiss Kiss”
Songland Season 2 Winner’s Visual Premieres With CMT Music and CMT.com Rising star Madeline Merlo released a sultry new visual for her latest single “Kiss Kiss” today – the video premiered exclusively with CMT Music and CMT.com, and offers viewers an element of mystery, depicting Merlo attending a masquerade with her love interest.  “The video for ‘Kiss Kiss’ mirrors a... Read More

John Oates & The Good Road Band ‘Live In Nashville’ Set For September 18th Release

John Oates & The Good Road Band ‘Live In Nashville’ Set For September 18th Release
Four new originals along with covers of Mississippi John Hurt, Jimmy Rogers, Don Gibson highlight second Thirty Tigers album Roll Hall of Famer John Oates has had a home in Nashville for more than a decade, performing with some of the city’s most sought-after musicians. John’s Thirty Tigers debut, Arkansas, performed with The Good Road Band, was released in 2018, proving... Read More

Watch: Scott Helman’s Emotional Video For Papa

Watch: Scott Helman’s Emotional Video For Papa
New Album Nonsuch Park (sa) Out September 4 Scott Helman has shared an emotional new video for his new track “Papa,” a tribute to his late grandfather Alan who passed away last summer. Scott created a strikingly raw video to accompany the release, sharing his completely unedited reaction while watching the personal home video footage for the very first time.... Read More

Peter Green, Original Fleetwood Mac Founder, Passes Away

Peter Green, Original Fleetwood Mac Founder, Passes Away
For those Fleetwood Mac fans who can only remember the band’s hit-laden Fleetwood Mac and Rumours albums of 1975 & 1977, it should be noted that well before Lindsey Buckingham and Stevie Nicks came along and turned the band into a multi-million selling, hit-making, pop-rock machine, the original Fleetwood Mac were a solid blues-based band built around the guitar histrionics... Read More

Fionn Battles Their Critics With Tongue-In-Cheek EP Release

Fionn Battles Their Critics With Tongue-In-Cheek EP Release
In the past seven years, Brianne and Alanna Finn-Morris, known collectively as Fionn, have graduated from busking Taylor Swift songs, at the age of 12 at Vancouver’s Granville Island location to release their second EP, “Everyone’s A Critic” on the prestigious 604 Records indie label (Nickelback, Theory of A Dead Man, Carly Rae Jepsen) Spurred on by their classical music... Read More