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Big Wreck To Release Cover Of Sting Classic “Russians”

Big Wreck To Release Cover Of Sting Classic “Russians”
L-R Sekou Lumumba, Chris Caddell, Ian Thornley, Dave McMillan 100% Of Proceeds From Bandcamp Sales To Be Donated ToThe UNHCR (United Nations Refugee Agency) Big Wreck – consisting of Ian Thornley (vocals, guitar), Dave McMillan (bass), Chris Caddell (guitar) and Sekou Lumumba (drums) will release a special cover of the powerful and emotive Sting song, “Russians”, originally released in 1985.The... Read More

Weeknd Launches After Hours Til Dawn Tour

Weeknd Launches After Hours Til Dawn Tour
Dawn FM – Photo by Matilda Finn The After Hours Til Dawn stadium tour will kick off up north in The Weeknd’s hometown of Toronto on Friday, July 8th at the Rogers Centre, with stops at iconic U.S. stadiums including Metlife in New York City, Soldier Field in Chicago, Hard Rock Stadium in Miami, Allegiant Stadium in Las Vegas, and more, before... Read More

Juno Award Winning Singer-Songwriter Barney Bentall To Release New Album ‘Cosmic Dreamer’ On April 22

Juno Award Winning Singer-Songwriter Barney Bentall To Release New Album ‘Cosmic Dreamer’ On April 22
Soaring with sentiments of hope, love, longing, and loss, multi-Platinum selling, and JUNO award-winning artist Barney Bentall plots a sonic constellation of Americana to traditional Folk with the upcoming release of his new album, Cosmic Dreamer. Set for release April 22, 2022 via True North Records, the album includes the title track, “Cosmic Dreamer”. Pre-Order Album With special guests Ruth Moody,... Read More

Amanda Jordan – Everything’s Coming Up Roses

Amanda Jordan – Everything’s Coming Up Roses
by Roman Mitz Smith Falls native and Nashville transplant Amanda Jordan has been on a pretty wild ride as of late. The country chanteuse released the singles “Pretty Girl” and “Love You To Pieces” in March and August of 2021. It ended up being a breakout year for Amanda which saw the two songs amass over half a million streams... Read More

Classic Rockers Join Forces for Mega Stadium Tour: Motley Crue, Def Leppard, Poison, Joan Jett On Same Bill

Classic Rockers Join Forces for Mega Stadium Tour: Motley Crue, Def Leppard, Poison, Joan Jett On Same Bill
After two summers of delays it is FINALLY happening!! The world’s most iconic and celebrated rock legends will hit the road together this summer for a co-headlining tour SO MASSIVE that it could only be held in North America’s biggest stadiums. THE STADIUM TOUR featuring, MÖTLEY CRÜE, DEF LEPPARD with POISON and JOAN JETT & THE BLACKHEARTS will hit select... Read More

Sting Sings My Songs At Multiple Canadian Venues

Sting Sings My Songs At Multiple Canadian Venues
The Cherrytree Music Company and Live Nation have confirmed that Sting will perform six very special My Songs concerts in Canada this summer. Tickets for all shows go on sale next Friday, Feb. 25th. May 02               Halifax, NS                       Scotiabank CentreMay 04               Ottawa, ON                     Canadian Tire CentreMay 05               Montreal, QC                  Bell CentreAug 25                London, ON                     Budweiser Gardens.Sept. 13              Moncton, NB                   Avenir CentreSept. 16              St. Johns, NF                  Mary Brown’s Centre... Read More

What We Like About Mike Skill

What We Like About Mike Skill
Mike Skill – Photo By MeredithLordEcole By Keith Sharp Romantics guitarist/vocalist Mike Skill constantly hears his band’s two biggest hits; “What I Like About You” and “Talking In Your Sleep” being played on North American classic radio but it constantly bugs him that the full potential of those songs were never fulfilled. Skill performed a pop-up show Sunday, February 27th... Read More

The Who Announces 2022 North American Tour
 – The Who Hits Back!

The Who Announces 2022 North American Tour
 – The Who Hits Back!
Legendary rock band The Who have announced a brand new tour for 2022, THE WHO HITS BACK!  The iconic band’s upcoming North American trek promises to be another rock n’ roll knockout, bringing singer Roger Daltrey and guitarist/songwriter Pete Townshendback to U.S. venues two years after their acclaimed MOVING ON! Tour, which wowed audiences with a series of sold-out dates. THE WHO HITS BACK! Tour (see complete list... Read More

Blue Rodeo Announces Rescheduled Tour Dates

Blue Rodeo Announces Rescheduled Tour Dates
Thursday, November 10, 2022Thunder Bay Community Auditorium – Thunder Bay, On Saturday, November 12, 2022Sunday, November 13, 2022Burton Cummings Theatre – Winnipeg, Mb Tuesday, November 15, 2022Conexus Arts Centre – Regina, Sk Wednesday, November 16, 2022Tcu Place – Saskatoon, Sk Friday, November 18, 2022Saturday, November 19, 2022Northern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium – Edmonton, AbTuesday, November 22, 2022Queen Elizabeth Theatre – Vancouver,... Read More

Michael Bublé Announces Release Of New Album Higher On March 25.

Michael Bublé Announces Release Of New Album Higher On March 25.
Multi-Grammy-winning superstar Michael Bublé will be releasing HIGHER, his 11th studio album on Warner Records / Reprise Records on March 25th. Bublé’s first single, “I’ll Never Not Love You” finds the multi-Grammy, multi-Juno and multi-platinum selling global superstar entertainer at the peak of his vocal and creative powers. Produced by Greg Wells and Bob Rock along with Allen Chang, Jason ‘Spicy G’ Goldman and Sir Paul McCartney, HIGHER is Bublé’s first studio album in three years and follows his hugely... Read More

James Faces Liberating Challenge With Buddy Guy U.S. Tour

James Faces Liberating Challenge With Buddy Guy U.S. Tour
By Keith Sharp Think of Colin James and you focus on the Regina native being the consummate Canadian blues artist. Someone who has won a staggering 27 Maple Blues Awards and no less than seven Juno Awards while releasing a total of 20 studio albums during his 34-year career. So, it’s strange then that James finds himself in a position... Read More

Our Lady Peace Embraces Music and Tech Intersection with New Album Release

Our Lady Peace Embraces Music and Tech Intersection with New Album Release
“We just had 500 fans lean into the future of web 3.0 with us and be the first to purchase our forthcoming album, Spiritual Machines 2, as an NFT,” says Raine Maida, lead singer and co-founder of Our Lady Peace. “We have firmly embraced this critical intersection between music and tech and are leveraging the power of the blockchain to build better communities and... Read More

Moist’s New Album ‘End of the Ocean’ OUT NOW

Moist’s New Album ‘End of the Ocean’ OUT NOW
After almost 8 years since their 2014 release Glory Under Dangerous Skies, Canadian rockers Moist have shared their highly anticipated full-length End of The Ocean. Listen to the album here.  To coincide with the album release, the band shared a nostalgic video for the album opener track “Ammunition.”  Created by Moist bass player Jeff Pearce, the video is composed of old touring footage... Read More

Mother Mother To Release Deluxe Edition Of Inside

Mother Mother To Release Deluxe Edition Of Inside
“It’s a revenge tale… but not necessarily a bloody one.” – Ryan Guldemond Canada’s biggest alternative-rockers Mother Mother have announced a very special deluxe edition of their hit album INSIDE.  The updated edition will feature seven new recordings, including the brand new single “Life.”.    The new tracklist for the deluxe edition includes “Hayloft II,” a follow-up to their breakout hit “Hayloft” which exploded onto... Read More

Ocean Drive Shares New Music Video For “Losing Sight” In Protest Of Government-Sanctioned Racism In Quebec – Watch!

Ocean Drive Shares New Music Video For “Losing Sight” In Protest Of Government-Sanctioned Racism In Quebec – Watch!
Symbolizing the collective responsibility in the surge of uprisings against Muslims and other racist movements in the Western World, the “Losing Sight” music video focuses on the idea that political decisions should reflect the right of every person to live a life without having to fear for their beliefs or their lives. It is available today to watch at THIS location.   Ocean... Read More

Avril Lavigne Announces Seventh Studio Album “Love Sux” Out February 25

Avril Lavigne Announces Seventh Studio Album “Love Sux” Out February 25
Today, eight-time GRAMMY® Award-nominated multi-platinum singer, songwriter, designer, and philanthropist Avril Lavigne has announced her new album, Love Sux, due out February 25, 2022 – Available for pre-order HERE, via Travis Barker’s DTA Records. The 12-track album is Avril’s seventh studio album and marks the first new music to be released from the star since 2019.    The announcement comes alongside the release of her... Read More

Iron Maiden’s Bruce Dickinson Invites You To A Unique Spoken Word Event

Iron Maiden’s Bruce Dickinson Invites You To A Unique Spoken Word Event
By Keith Sharp If one were to look at this guy’s CV, one would wonder what Bruce Dickinson can’t achieve. Frontman for the world’s biggest rock band, Iron Maiden, commercial airline pilot, Olympic status fencer, brewmaster, published author, solo recording artist, and oh, yes throat cancer survivor, Dickinson has now established himself as a top-notch motivational speaker. Based on the... Read More

Joni Mitchell Premieres First Official Video For “River” For 50th Anniversary

Joni Mitchell Premieres First Official Video For “River” For 50th Anniversary
“‘River’ expresses regret at the end of a relationship…but it’s also about being lonely at Christmas time…A Christmas song for people who are lonely at Christmas! We need a song like that.” – Joni Mitchell It was just in time for Christmas, Joni Mitchell debuted the first official music video for “River,” her wistful contribution to the Christmas songbook, taken from her landmark... Read More

Reklaws Announce `Winter’s A Beach’ National Tour

Reklaws Announce `Winter’s A Beach’ National Tour
The weather might be cooling off but The Reklaws are bringing the heat with the return of their Winter’s A Beach Tour, kicking off in the New Year. Continuing the celebration from their recent wins at the 2021 CCMA Awards for Group or Duo of the Year and Top Selling Canadian Single (“Can’t Help Myself” with Dean Brody), the pair... Read More

Roman Mitz’ Open Spaces – Country Holiday Wrap 2021!     

Roman Mitz’ Open Spaces – Country Holiday Wrap 2021!     
Petric End-of-year music releases are typically few and far between, but this year we’ve seen a plethora of country recordings from both emerging artists and go-to favourites. This may be due to the fact that performers are preparing to hit the road again now or in the New Year, and they need some new product to trot out before the... Read More