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Original Sweet Band Now Down To One Survivor With The Passing of Steve Priest

Original Sweet Band Now Down To One Survivor With The Passing of Steve Priest
By Keith Sharp The Sweet bassist Steve Priest passed away Thursday, June 4th leaving the four-member British glam band which chalked up 20 hit singles during the 1970s with just one surviving member, guitarist Andy Scott. Priest, age 72, who had recently been touring with his own Los Angeles-based version of The Sweet, died of unspecified causes although he had... Read More

Corey Hart Releases “Never Surrender (Angels) 2020”

Corey Hart Releases “Never Surrender (Angels) 2020”
Watch Beautiful Video For New Rendition Of The Timeless Classic Now Legendary Canadian singer-songwriter Corey Hart has released a moving new rendition of his iconic 1985 hit “Never Surrender.”  The reworked edition of this classic anthem, “Never Surrender (Angels) 2020” was released today and can be heard here. It arrives with a beautiful new video, which fans can click here to watch. Aspirational... Read More

Scott Helman Opens A New Chapter With The Single ‘Wait No More’

Scott Helman Opens A New Chapter With The Single ‘Wait No More’
The evolution of Scott Helman continues today as the singer-songwriter releases “Wait No More.” (DOWNLOAD/STREAM) “Wait No More” will be featured on Scott’s next collection of music, due out later this year. A music video for “Wait No More,” shot in Scott’s Toronto home while self-isolating, will be released June 17. Says Scott: “For as long as I can remember... Read More

Canadian Country Music Industry Honours The Fallen Captain Jennifer Casey

Canadian Country Music Industry Honours The Fallen Captain Jennifer Casey
May 29, 2020 (Toronto, ON) Brian John Harwood of Kansas Stone and Dustin Bird have gathered their friends in the industry to deliver the inspirational single Together We’re Strong, in support of the Unison Benevolent Fund’s COVID-19 relief efforts. The duo co-wrote the track which features 18 Canadian country artists including Cory Marks, Jason McCoy, Aaron Pritchett, Alee, and Jason... Read More

Fast Romantics Announce New Record Pick It Up; Premiere Video For Title Track

Fast Romantics Announce New Record Pick It Up; Premiere Video For Title Track
Today, acclaimed indie-rock band Fast Romantics have announced that their highly anticipated new album, Pick It Up will be released on August 6, 2020, via Postwar Records.  Alongside the album announcement, the band has unveiled the title track and its accompanying quarantine-friendly video. Inspired by lead singer Matt Angus’ lifelong battle with depression and anxiety, “Pick It Up” is a... Read More

Update: Brett Kissel Sells Out 6 Drive-In Concerts! First Ever Drive-In Country Music Concert together with Safeway Canada, in support of Food Banks Alberta

Update: Brett Kissel Sells Out 6 Drive-In Concerts! First Ever Drive-In Country Music Concert together with Safeway Canada, in support of Food Banks Alberta
Shows Will Be Held June 13 And 14 Together With Safeway Canada, In Support Of Food Banks Alberta UPDATE Edmonton, AB – Brett Kissel leads the charge in a new era of safe, responsible live entertainment experiences with an unprecedented rollout of five additional shows after tickets for “Brett Kissel – Live at the Drive-In” sold out in less than... Read More

Francesco Yates, The Reklaws, Courage My Love, Allan Rayman Star in 6-Day Online Concert for Jack org, Unison Benevolent Fund & Meals to Heal

Francesco Yates, The Reklaws, Courage My Love, Allan Rayman Star in 6-Day Online Concert for Jack org, Unison Benevolent Fund & Meals to Heal
Link for Donations Instagram Facebook Twitter Stir crazy music fans craving a festival experience for the ages are set to find one in the upcoming Homebody Music Festival — available online for six dates this May via YouTube Live. Hosted and with a performance by Canadian R&B alt-pop artist, CTV’s The Launch finalist and 2019 JUNO Awards Green Room performer... Read More

Kitchener Blues Festival Cancelled

Kitchener Blues Festival Cancelled
Sad news for Kitchener music community and artists, TD Kitchener Blues Festival 2020 was to celebrate its 20th year has officially cancelled. However, the festival is striving for some other type of musical presentation and possibilities reshaping in support of the local artists and local businesses. Statement from Kitchener Blues Festival With much regret, we are cancelling the 2020 edition... Read More

Barenaked Ladies Announce Postponement Of Last Summer On Earth 2020

Barenaked Ladies Announce Postponement Of Last Summer On Earth 2020
Announce Postponement Of Their 2020 Last Summer On Earth North American Tour With Gin Blossoms And Toad The Wet Sprocket To 2021 Barenaked Ladies announce the postponement of their extensive 2020 Last Summer On Earth tour of North America until 2021. The tour was originally set to kick-off next month in Florida. Gin Blossoms and Toad the Wet Sprocket will join Barenaked Ladies with the original lineup... Read More

Gord Sinclair Shares “Get Back Again”

Gord Sinclair Shares  “Get Back Again”
Gord Sinclair Photo Copyright Andrew Budziak Gord Sinclair Shares The Tragically Hip Fan Favourite “Get Back Again” Watch Live Video Here  HERE Sinclair Solo Album TAXI DANCERS Out Now (Toronto, ON – May 15, 2020) – Gord Sinclair, best known as the bass player for beloved rock band The Tragically Hip, recently released his acclaimed debut solo record Taxi Dancers, co-produced with The Trews John-Angus... Read More

Nikki Yanofsky Releases New Single Loner

Nikki Yanofsky Releases New Single Loner
LONER IS NIKKI YANOFSKY’S ANTHEM FOR THE OUTSIDERS Toronto, ON – May 15, 2020  – Nikki Yanofsky releases her latest single, Loner, from her forthcoming album, Black Sheep, out July 10 on eOne Music. An anthem for the outsiders, Loner is a celebration of the power in choosing how one socializes. Listen to Loner here. “There’s a power in being selective... Read More

Protest The Hero Reveal New Single ‘From The Sky’- New LP Palimpsest Out June 19

Protest The Hero Reveal New Single ‘From The Sky’- New LP Palimpsest Out June 19
Protest the Hero reveal the second single from their upcoming much-anticipated album PALIMPSEST which will be released on June 19, 2020. The album features 10 new tracks and is the first music from the band since Pacific Myth in 2016. A pre-order is available HERE. While Protest the Hero’s last effort was a project designed to limit the band’s “over-thinking... Read More

The ‘First Lady of Guitar’ Liona Boyd is “Sending Love In The Time Of Corona” with New Song

The ‘First Lady of Guitar’ Liona Boyd is “Sending Love In The Time Of Corona” with New Song
The ‘First Lady of Guitar’ Liona Boyd is “Sending Love In The Time Of Corona” Proceeds from the JUNO Award-Winning, Order of Canada & Lifetime Achievement Artist’s New Single to Benefit the Unison Benevolent Fund Watch “Love in the Time of Corona” via YouTube Here Multi-award winning and Gold and Platinum-selling Canadian, ‘First Lady of the Guitar’ Liona Boyd is... Read More

Liam Gallagher ‘MTV Unplugged’ Release Date Moves To June 12th

Liam Gallagher ‘MTV Unplugged’ Release Date Moves To June 12th
“Liam shines in an acoustic setting.” **** – Q The release date of Liam Gallagher’s ‘MTV Unplugged’ live album has moved back to June 12th. Last summer Liam Gallagher joined the list of all-time greats (Paul McCartney, Page and Plant, Nirvana and many more) who have filmed a prestigious MTV Unplugged session. Having missed Oasis’s 1996 session through illness, the... Read More

Jesse Cook Called on Fans to Collaborate in New Single, “One World, One Voice”

Jesse Cook Called on Fans to Collaborate in New Single, “One World, One Voice”
Two weeks ago, Canadian multi-award winning and Internationally acclaimed guitarist, composer and producer Jesse Cook called on his tens of thousands of fans to collaborate on his newest song. The result was an overflowing inbox of contributions from around the globe and a new song, “One World, One Voice” — available now! “I asked if we could sing a song,... Read More

Big Sugar Celebrates the Release of Eternity Now with a Live-Stream Album Performance this Friday, May 8 at 10pm ET

Big Sugar Celebrates the Release of Eternity Now with a Live-Stream Album Performance this Friday, May 8 at 10pm ET
Tune-in here to the Eternity Now live-stream album release performance Album available for pre-order HERE Big Sugar will be releasing its brand-new studio album Eternity Now next Friday, May 8, via Universal Music Canada. Initially scheduled to drop at the end of March and with a robust Canadian touring schedule planned to support the launch, all live shows continue to... Read More

Bruce Cockburn and True North Records Announce 50th Anniversary Box Set

Bruce Cockburn and True North Records Announce 50th Anniversary Box Set
Arrives September 25, 2020 LIMITED EDITION 5x180g VINYL BOX SET PRE-ORDER to reserve a signed and individually numbered box set containing three of Bruce’s most significant recordings. SET INCLUDES The self-titled debut, Bruce Cockburn, along with two albums that have never before been released on vinyl; The Charity of Night and Breakfast in New Orleans, Dinner in Timbuktu. To be... Read More

Barenaked Ladies, Michael Buble, Sofia Reyes Team Up On New Single ‘Gotta Be Patient’ Out Today

Barenaked Ladies, Michael Buble, Sofia Reyes Team Up On New Single ‘Gotta Be Patient’ Out Today
WHO: Michael Bublé, Barenaked Ladies, Sofia Reyes WHAT: Team Up On Timely New Single, “Gotta Be Patient” On Warner Records WHERE: Video Available Here | Song Available Here WHY: Proceeds Donated to Various Charities WHEN: Friday, May 1, 2020 THE STORY BEHIND THE SONG:  Grammy Award-winning singer Michael Bublé heard the song “Gotta Be Patient,” written by Spanish artists Stay Homas, while... Read More