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Music Express Celebrates 45th Anniversary With Special October Features

Music Express Celebrates 45th Anniversary With Special October Features
It’s hard to believe it, but October 2021 will mark the 45th anniversary of Music Express and how some snot-nosed British kid working at the sports department of the Calgary Herald, got pissed off because that paper’s entertainment department  rejected his feature story on The Stampeders. The reason being; because they had trashed the band’s concert in a mean-spirited review the... Read More

Myles Goodwyn Releases Striking Statement on Residential School System in “Some Of These Children (They Never Grew Up)”

Myles Goodwyn Releases Striking Statement on Residential School System in “Some Of These Children (They Never Grew Up)”
Multi-Platinum selling and award-winning Hall of Fame producer, songwriter, and artist Myles Goodwyn, relays a sombre and striking statement on the residential school system in this, his new song “Some Of These Children (They Never Grew Up) — available now. “It’s a personal response by Jim Henman and I to the recent finding of unmarked graves of Indigenous children in Canada,” Goodwyn... Read More

Tonic for Our Troubled Times, Chris de Burgh Re-Imagines a Fabled Tale & Folklore Favourite in New Album, The Legend of Robin Hood

Tonic for Our Troubled Times, Chris de Burgh Re-Imagines a Fabled Tale & Folklore Favourite in New Album, The Legend of Robin Hood
Re-imagining the fabled tale of a folklore favourite has been the latest creative challenge for Chris de Burgh, and his new album, The Legend of Robin Hood, finds the iconic artist at his imaginative best. Available now, the compelling release breathes music and lyrical life into a centuries-old and much-loved classic, re-telling the story with a cinematic vision coupled seamlessly... Read More

The Legendary El Mocambo Announces Intimate Pop-Up Concert Series

The Legendary El Mocambo Announces Intimate Pop-Up Concert Series
#Keeplivealive El Mocambo Entertainment Inc. along with Michael Wekerle, owner of the El Mocambo announced that the legendary venue will welcome the return of live music events with a series of mini pop-up concerts beginning this Friday, September 17th. Following all safety protocols, the pop-up concert series kicks off with Andre Pettipas and The Giants on September 17th and 18th... Read More

Rock On The River – Set To Rock Timmins

Rock On The River – Set To Rock Timmins
By John Emms   Rock On The River has a new venue at the Hollinger Park on October 1st and 2nd, and it’s big news for the entire region’s music scene. Let’s face it, John Olaveson and the entire committee at Timmins Festivals and Events (TFEC) have done it again. Olaveson, the chair for the festival, commented, “The feedback has been off the chart; people are... Read More

“Triumph: Rock & Roll Machine” Feature Doc Makes Its World Premiere At The Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF), Friday, September 10th

“Triumph: Rock & Roll Machine” Feature Doc Makes Its World Premiere At The Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF), Friday, September 10th
“Triumph: Rock & Roll Machine” Feature Doc Makes Its World Premiere At The Toronto International Film Festival Friday, September 10Th International Rights Handled By Wazabi Films Watch The Trailer  HERE Banger Films, in association with Revolver Films, is proud to announce its latest feature, “TRIUMPH: ROCK & ROLL MACHINE,” will make its world premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF).... Read More

The Trews Acoustic Trio, Corey Hart & The Tragically Hip’s Gord Sinclair Join Canadian Non-Profit Make Music Matter’s September 9th Exclusive Event, #UnpluggedTogether

The Trews Acoustic Trio, Corey Hart & The Tragically Hip’s Gord Sinclair Join Canadian Non-Profit Make Music Matter’s September 9th Exclusive Event, #UnpluggedTogether
The Trews Acoustic Trio, Corey Hart & The Tragically Hip’s Gord Sinclair Join Canadian Non-Profit Make Music Matter’s September 9th Exclusive Event, #UnpluggedTogether September 9th — The Trews Acoustic Trio w/ Special Performance by Corey Hart & Live Q&A with The Trews & The Tragically Hip’s Gord Sinclair Tickets September 23rd — Cone McCaslin (Sum 41), Ian D’Sa (Billy Talent) &... Read More

CMAOntario Announces 2021 Award Winners

CMAOntario Announces 2021 Award Winners
The Country Music Association of Ontario Announces Winners of the 9th Annual CMAOntario Awards The Country Music Association of Ontario (CMAOntario) tonight celebrated the talent and achievements of Ontario’s country music industry across 17 categories with a drive-in award show at Ancaster Fairgrounds in Hamilton. Meghan Patrick from Bowmanville, Ontario lead with three wins, followed by Aaron Allen from London, Ontario with two wins.... Read More

Snotty Nose Rez Kids To Release New Album Life After On October 22

Snotty Nose Rez Kids To Release New Album Life After On October 22
Today, award-winning Vancouver hip-hop duo, Snotty Nose Rez Kids, officially announce their forthcoming new full-length album – Life After, set for release on October 22nd – and share the record’s third single, Wild Boy. Pre-order Life After here. Listen to Wild Boy here and check out the video here.   Produced by longtime collaborator, Boogey The Beat, Wild Boy came about... Read More

OSHEAGA Get Together | October 1-3, 2021 at Parc Jean-Drapeau, Montreal

OSHEAGA Get Together | October 1-3, 2021 at Parc Jean-Drapeau, Montreal
The nation’s top emerging talent has been assembled for the OSHEAGA Get Together this fall, and the music emanating from Parc Jean-Drapeau between October 1 and 3 will be the unmistakable new sound of Canada.  True to form, the OSHEAGA team has put together an incredible array of top tier talent to lead festival-goers on a journey of musical discovery... Read More

The Road Hammers – Back At It

The Road Hammers – Back At It
Roman Mitz – Open Spaces An undeniable staple in Canadian country rock since 2004, The Road Hammers (singer/guitarists Jason McCoy and Clayton Bellamy, and bassist Chris Byrne) have had six Top 10 hits and nine Top 20 singles, amassed over 25 million streams and collected five CCMA Awards and one Juno Award along the way. After a two-year hiatus, the... Read More

Crown Lands Announce Expansive EP White Buffalo To Be Released September 16

Crown Lands Announce Expansive EP White Buffalo To Be Released September 16
JUNO Award-winning, powerhouse rock duo Crown Lands – Cody Bowles (vocals and drums) and Kevin Comeau (guitar, bass, and keys) – reveal details of their upcoming EP, White Buffalo, set to release September 16 through Spinefarm Records/Universal Music Canada, the country’s leading music company.  The four-track record includes the previously released title track “White Buffalo” and the thirteen-minute, multi-part composition “The Oracle” along with... Read More

George Street Festival Gets The All Clear For 2021

George Street Festival Gets The All Clear For 2021
George Street Festival, St. John’s, NL  By Keith Sharp Known as ‘The Biggest Little Street In North America’ located in the centre of St John’s Newfoundland, the George Street Festival is set to execute its 36th annual festival on Friday, August 27th, 2021 with six nights of concert activities on a stage setting located directly on the street which is comprised of... Read More

Rush: Cinema Strangiato Returns To Cinemas With Director’s Cut Featuring Revamped Setlist & New Bonus Tracks

Rush: Cinema Strangiato Returns To Cinemas With Director’s Cut Featuring Revamped Setlist & New Bonus Tracks
 Tickets On Sale in Canada Beginning September 1 at cinemastrangiato.com View the Event Trailer HERE Trafalgar Releasing and Anthem Entertainment are proud to announce that RUSH—Geddy Lee, Alex Lifeson, and Neil Peart—are set to return to the big screen as Rush: Cinema Strangiato – Director’s Cut comes to select movie theatres worldwide on September 9, 2021. “Rush: Cinema Strangiato –... Read More

Men Without Hats Return September 24 With Covers EP ‘Again (Part 1)’

Men Without Hats Return September 24 With Covers EP ‘Again (Part 1)’
After over four decades, Canada’s legendary electro-pop band Men Without Hats (MWH) is still going strong and still taking its trademark sound to unexpected places. On September 24, MWH will release Again (Part 1), a five-song EP featuring covers of The Tragically Hip, Lou Reed, The Rolling Stones and David Bowie, along with an all-new reimagined version of the group’s signature hit... Read More

Jesus Jones New Addition To 5th Annual McBowl Lineup

Jesus Jones New Addition To 5th Annual McBowl Lineup
Classic Bowl Promotions chief Ed Sousa claims the constant reorganization of his McBowl Charity Concerts for Ronald McDonald House is akin to undergoing root canal surgery. But the 5th Annual Event has been rescheduled over two nights with the Rock Night set for Friday, May 13th, 2022 and an Alternative Techno Pop night scheduled for Saturday, May 14th, 2022. Due to the... Read More

One Ugly Cowboy – Making Beautiful Noise

One Ugly Cowboy – Making Beautiful Noise
By Roman Mitz – Open Spaces Up and coming Toronto-based country-rockers ONE UGLY COWBOY are a relatively new band but the quintet is steeped with experience, and it shows on their latest album “Ride With The Wind”. The group is fronted by dynamic vocalist Jane Sowerby and her axe-wielding soul mate Richard Zwic, who has written and worked with several... Read More

Bachman/Cummings Postpone Planned North American Tour

Bachman/Cummings Postpone Planned North American Tour
By Best Classic Bands Randy Bachman and Burton Cummings have cancelled the 2021 U.S. leg of their reunion tour, citing travel issues in and out of Canada. The Guess Who mainstays had formally announced the “Together Again” North American tour on February 24, 2020, just prior to the lockdown, for that summer. The U.S. dates had previously been pushed to September... Read More

Emerging Vancouver Pop Star Uses Jim Beam Win To Draw Attention

Emerging Vancouver Pop Star Uses Jim Beam Win To Draw Attention
By Keith Sharp The raging pandemic that has affected the entire global music industry has forced virtually every musician to adapt accordingly. In the case of White Rock B.C native Richard Tichelman it has simply meant recording and releasing a series of singles which have attracted over 560 thousand youtube followers to his initial three singles; “Proud”, “The One” and... Read More