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Midnight Oil & Matthew Good - The Great Circle 2017 Canadian Tour Announce
MIDNIGHT OIL ADDS FIVE CANADIAN DATES TO TRIUMPHANT SOLD OUT REUNION TOUR.
Matthew Good To Join Canadian Dates
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Apple Music to display local currency pricing in nine markets
Apple Music to display local currency pricing in nine markets 5 shares Apple Music will now be available in local currency pricing across nine markets. Previously, all prices within the following onli... more
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Universal’s Bravado starts working with another hot entertainment brand… Paddington Bear
Universal’s brand and merchandise company Bravado has secured a hot new signing. Are you ready for the US and Canada debut of British character Paddington Bear? For the uninitiated, Paddington is a ch... more
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Richard Mills Takes A Bow, But Expect An Encore!
Richard Mills signs off from The Feldman Agency this week after two-plus decades of travelling the world and doing what many peer agents might think the impossible, namely developing careers and generating income for a genre of artists that don’t often fit the mold of today`s hits.

But let’s start at the beginning, shall we?

Born in Trinidad, and raised in the prairies, Mills is a formidable figure in person. One might guess him as an IT executive, or perhaps a linebacker... more
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Washed Out Returns with New Song "Get Lost"
By Brock Thiessen While Washed Out last left us with 2013's Paracosm , Ernest Greene is now reviving the project in a flurry of new activity. Following the recent announcement of some U.S. tour date... more
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Classified, Ria Mae, Lennie Gallant Big Winners At ECMAs
Held over four days this year, The East Coast Music Awards (ECMAs) in Saint John, NB, closed out yesterday with the Music Industry Awards reception at Delta Hotels by Marriott Saint John. more
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EUROPE 2017 - JUST ADDED GERMANY & RUSSIA Tickets: https://t.co/HKpSW8yMaw... https://t.co/QbzRmjfD1Q more
 
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Brent Cobb on Playing in Manchester: 'You Just Have to Live'
All Stories Musicians the world over have expressed their shock and sadness over the bombing at Ariana Grande's concert in Manchester, England, on Monday, an attack that claimed the lives of 22 peopl... more
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Nominees announced for 2017 CMAO Awards hosted in London
The Country Music Association of Ontario has announced the nominees for the fifth annual CMAO Awards, to be held in London in June.

The awards recognize talents and achievements of Ontario’s country music industry across 16 categories, with Meghan Patrick leading the pack this year with seven nods. James Barker Band, River Town Saints, Jessica Mitchell, Cold Creek County, Jason Blaine, Tim Hicks, and The Abrams each have multiple nominations. more
@Ron Sexsmith
So I'm off to Chester with my whole squad today A sort of Squad-Ron you might say RS more
 
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Live Review: The Growlers, 02 Academy, Birmingham, 24/05/17
by Harley Cassidy Contributor | Photos by Michael Jamison Live Review: The Growlers, 02 Academy, Birmingham, 24/05/17 Pure unadulterated pleasure Photo: Michael Jamison In the UK especially, The Gr... more
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Vince Staples And Danny Brown Are Going On Tour With Gorillaz
music / News Vince Staples And Danny Brown Are Going On Tour With Gorillaz The two rappers will join the group for their upcoming North American dates and the Demon Dayz Festival in the U.K. — gorilla... more
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Watch Lydia Loveless' Unsettling 'Same to You' Video
Watch Lydia Loveless' Unsettling 'Same to You' Video Collage-like clip accompanies kiss-off tune from singer-songwriter's album 'Real' Lydia Loveless' DIY spirit comes through in the collage-style vid... more
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'Transparent' Writer Faith Soloway Sets NYC Cabaret Show, Teases Musical
All Stories Faith Soloway, the sister of Transparent creator Jill Soloway and a writer for the Emmy-winning Amazon series, will stage a cabaret show featuring original songs for a potential Transpare... more
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Congrats to our roster for their seven #MMVA nominations!
Congrats to our roster for their seven #MMVA nominations! Tune into MUCH on June 18th to see who brings it home! ?? more
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Fake Shark Brings New Single "Heart 2 Heart" to Life in Colorful Video Premiere
Fake Shark unveiled its latest single "Heart 2 Heart" on March 24, a groovy electronic indie-pop track that`s almost irresistible to dance to. The groovy song now has a video to bring it to life, premiering on Billboard today (April 11).

The visual sees the band (frontman Kevvy Mental, guitarist Louis Wu and bassist Tony Dallas) playing their new tune against a bright pink backdrop -- similar to the neon hue of Kevvy`s hair -- that changes colors throughout the video. On top o... more
@Matthew Romeo
RT @SubstanceGroup: #TBT to great vibes last weekend at @studiogranville in Vancouver for @NewAmsterdam with @itsMatthewRomeo on the decks… more
 
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Charles Bradley Completes Cancer Treatment, Plots North American Tour
TOURS Charles Bradley Completes Cancer Treatment, Plots North American Tour "I am honoured and glad to be back and am going to give you all of my love" Published May 25, 2017 Photo: Mark Shaw Followin... more
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Iggy Pop Narrates the First Trailer for 'Turn It Around: The Story of East Bay Punk'
PUNK Iggy Pop Narrates the First Trailer for 'Turn It Around: The Story of East Bay Punk' The documentary was executive produced by Green Day and features interviews with members of Rancid, Metallica,... more
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Gorillaz Get Vince Staples & Danny Brown as Tour Openers
By Brock Thiessen Published May 25, 2017 With Humanz officially out among the masses, Gorillaz are gearing up to kick off their world tour in support of the album. Now, in anticipation for the trek, t... more
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Inside the Best Pot Party in California
Inside the Best Pot Party in California New marijuana-enhanced events have cropped up across the state, but most are boring at best. We found one that took an entirely new approach Immersion offers ... more
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10 New Country Artists You Need to Know: April 2017
Delta Rae

Sounds Like: Harmony-drenched Southern pop-rock with slick production and giant hooks

For Fans of: Little Big Town, the Lumineers, Grace Potter

Why You Should Pay Attention: Durham, North Carolina six-piece Delta Rae have been regional favorites for years, drawing enthusiastic crowds at major festivals like Bonnaroo and Lollapalooza. Now the band is signed to the Valory Music Co. (under Big Machine Label Group), having just released a four-song EP titled ... more
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Chris went to the hotel as soon as the show ended! . https://t.co/m9YJ73xjKy more
 
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Jack Antonoff Gets Deliriously Nostalgic On New Bleachers Song
Madeline Roth madfitzroth 7h ago Jack Antonoff has shared another new Bleachers song, and it takes everything you already love about Bleachers — ’80s pop influences, ecstatic songwriting, etc. — and ... more
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Luke Bryan Details 2017 Farm Tour - Rolling Stone
Luke Bryan Details 2017 Farm Tour Ninth annual trek supporting agricultural communities launches September 28th, with guest Jon Pardi Luke Bryan will launch his ninth annual Farm Tour in late Septembe... more
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Zac Brown Band Sings New Songs, Allman Brothers on 'Kimmel' - Rolling Stone
All Stories Zac Brown Band's "Roots" looks into the humble, just-scraping-by origins familiar to nearly every musician, reasserting the position that those days still inform them now that they're sta... more
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Watch Paramore Unleash Feisty 'Told You So' on 'Corden' - Rolling Stone
Watch Paramore Unleash Feisty 'Told You So' on 'Corden' Band dashes through Eighties pop-tinged single off new album, 'After Laughter' Paramore unleashed a spirited version of their 'After Laughter' s... more
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iHeartRadio Announces Packed Lineup for the First-Ever iHeartRadio WestFest, Descending on Calgary July 8
iHeartRadio WestFest lineup includes Fifth Harmony, Hedley, Iggy Azalea, Massari, Midland, Noah Cyrus, Ruth B, Scott Helman, and Virginia to Vegas –
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Johnny to Perform at the 100th Anniversary of the Battle of Vimy Ridge
The Government of Canada will mark the 100th anniversary of the Battle of Vimy Ridge with commemorative ceremonies at the National War Memorial in Ottawa and at the Canadian National Vimy Memorial in France. Veterans Affairs Canada will lead these commemorations, with support from various partners, including the Department of National Defense, Global Affairs Canada, the Royal Canadian Mounted Police and others. Some people of note who are expected to be in attendance will include the C... more
@FOZZY
RT @hannahb9202: Had a great time seeing @FOZZYROCK @IAmJericho at @Fubar_Stl ! #FozzyStLouis https://t.co/7zplLOXNkm more
 
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Hear Bleachers' Rousing New Song 'I Miss Those Days' - Rolling Stone
Hear Bleachers' Rousing New Song 'I Miss Those Days' Jack Antonoff unveils Bruce Springsteen-influenced track from upcoming album, 'Gone Now' Bleachers unveiled a Springsteen-ian and nostalgic new son... more
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Manchester Parents Vow: Our Kids Won't 'Live in Anger or Fear' After Concert Bombing
The Smith Street Band: Break-Ups, Bipolar and Cathartic New Album After the deadly terror attack at Ariana Grande's Manchester Arena concert on Monday night, which killed 22 and injured 59, local par... more
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A Conversation with... Edmonton Folk Music Festival Producer Terry Wickham
A Conversation with... Edmonton Folk Music Festival Producer Terry Wickham Terry Wickham working the phone A Conversation with... Edmonton Folk Music Festival Producer Terry Wickham Live May 25, 2017 ... more
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CANADIAN EXCLUSIVE: Q&A with Midnight Oil Frontman Peter Garrett .
Legendary Australian rock band Midnight Oil has reformed for its first global tour in more than 20 years after frontman Peter Garrett left his music career for politics and a good decade in the Labor Party as a cabinet minister. The man who sang fiercely about protecting the environment, Aboriginal rights, anti-jingoism and more — and served as president of the Australian Conservation Foundation for 10 years combined — infiltrated the policy makers and became one of them. more
@Theo Fleury
Great show in Speedy Creek tonight. Thanks to all that came out. @lyrictheatre_sc #oldschoolcountry #metoo #DVR see… https://t.co/1ylnXvyrRU more
 
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Sarah Blackwood from Walk Off the Earth on the secrets to a great cover video
Walk Off the Earth is playing the CBC Music Festival in Toronto this Saturday, May 27. The band's Sarah Blackwood stopped by CBC Music to tell us how to make a really great cover video. And she should... more
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Radio 2 Top 20, May 25: Tanika Charles, Sarah Slean, Haim debut, Serena Ryder stays at No. 1
The Radio 2 Top 20 is broadcast Thursdays at 7 p.m. and Sundays at 5 p.m. on CBC Radio 2. Click here to vote on next week's chart . Radio 2 Top 20, May 25 with Angeline Tetteh-Wayoe Counting down the ... more
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F minor: The Fighter
The key signatures of music are kind of like the signs of the zodiac. If you take all the music in a given key, you’ll discover certain characteristics — characteristics that can define your personali... more
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10 Canadian–South Asian artists you need to hear right now
Pop South Asian Mix Blending hip hop, R&B, and pop music from top South Asian artists - in both English and South Asian languages. Hear: Raghav, Master-D, Anjulie and Raxstar. World Bhangra Plus Showc... more
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ONE NIGHT ONLY - Carly Rae Jepsen with Live Orchestra
One night only! Three-time JUNO Award–winning and GRAMMY-nominated singer-songwriter Carly Rae Jepsen makes her must-see TSO début. more
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How Working in a Record Store Saved Nelly Furtado`s Career
Where has the Canadian singer-songwriter been the last five years? Stocking music-shop shelves and rebooting herself. But now she`s back—with her sixth album, The Ride. more
@Theo Fleury
RT @PrairiePostSC: Theo Fleury shared his music & life story during a performance with the Death Valley Rebels in #SwiftCurrent. @TheoFleur… more
 
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Princess Leia's theme: a detailed analysis
"Governor Tarkin, I should have expected to find you holding Vader’s leash," says Princess Leia Organa upon being taken prisoner on the Death Star in Star Wars IV: A New Hope . "I recognized your foul... more
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Rob Stringer sets out his vision for Sony Music leadership
Rob Stringer sets out his vision for Sony Music leadership 51 shares By Tim Ingham Rob Stringer plans to “drive a culture of entrepreneurship” across Sony Music as CEO – while spearheading a “very ag... more
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The Timeless Joy of Todd Rundgren - MTV
Molly Lambert mollylambert 9h ago In this life of strife and complication, it's so nice to occasionally just love something — and man, do I love Todd Rundgren. The Pennsylvania power-pop savant is b... more
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15th-ranked player in the world looks to deliver US a men's Grand Slam title for first time since 2003 - RollingStone.com
All Stories As the French Open gets set to begin, the biggest American tennis news on the men's side has nothing to do with an active player. Fans are buzzing after 2016 champion Novak Djokovic annou... more
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Bryan Adams will perform first concert at new Mosaic Stadium
Canadian rock superstar Bryan Adams will break in Regina`s new Mosaic Stadium at a special concert in May.

Alt-rockers Our Lady Peace and country music star Johnny Reid will join Adams at the inaugural concert.

"Bryan Adams has played some of the biggest and best stadiums in the world," said Mayor Michael Fougere in a news release.

"We are thrilled that he will give us an amazing show and play a big role in helping us tune up our concert stage before we officially ... more
@FOZZY
RT @aManinBrown: Went into the @FOZZYROCK show because of @IAmJericho, left the show with a newfound respect for the whole band. They kille… more
 
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Watch Lindsey Buckingham, Christine McVie Behind-the-Scenes of New LP
Fleetwood Mac 's Lindsey Buckingham and Christine McVie offer a behind-the-scenes look at the making of their upcoming LP, Buckingham/McVie , in a new short documentary. The album arrives June 9th. Re... more
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Phil Lesh on Grateful Dead Doc: 'It's Not the Whole Story' - Rolling Stone
All Stories A new, four-hour documentary about the Grateful Dead , Long Strange Trip , is opening in theaters tomorrow, and it promises to tell "the untold story" of the band. And while bassist Phil ... more
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An Actual Beer Pipeline Is Coming to the Wacken Open Air Metal Festival
By Calum Slingerland Nothing is more frustrating during festival season than being trapped in a seemingly endless line at the beer tent, but organizers behind Germany's Wacken Open Air metal festiva... more
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The Lumineers on Opening for U2, Getting Advice From Bono - Rolling Stone
The Lumineers on Opening for U2, Getting Advice From Bono Americana band will perform 13 shows on the Irish rock titans' stadium tour The Lumineers' leader Wesley Schultz talks opening for U2 on the m... more
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PRESS RELEASE: Veteran Music Agent Richard Mills announces his retirement from TFA
TORONTO, April 24, 2017, After 24 years at The Feldman Agency, our friend and colleague Richard Mills is headed on a different career path. more
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Junos honour music vets as Gord Downie, Leonard Cohen pick up top prizes
Gord Downie was not in Ottawa for the Juno Awards Sunday evening but his music was the talk of the show.

That`s because Downie took home two of the night`s seven prizes: songwriter of the year for his solo Secret Path project along with group of the year for fronting the Tragically Hip.

Downie did appear over video however, thanking the crowd for embracing Secret Path and "recognizing our friends who were here before us." more
@FOZZY
RT @IAmJericho: Awesome to see @FOZZYROCK get some love from @FoxNews! https://t.co/TMUY9mrsgr more
 
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​What I Play - SlowPitchSound
By Daryl Keating Slow. Things. Down. This is the motto and method of Toronto producer Cheldon Paterson, aka SlowPitchSound . Listeners of his previous releases, like Emoralis and THK SKN , will know... more
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2 Chainz - 2 Lives 2 Live
By Erin Lowers As one of rap music's most celebrated artists, Tauheed "2 Chainz" Epps is the embodiment of second chances — two lives, two names, two careers and perhaps more importantly, two eras o... more
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Summer Festivals 2017: 5 Stories to Watch | Rolling Stone
All Stories As many major artists gear up to hit the road for big summer tours, others are preparing for a festival-heavy season. Here are five stories to watch, from the arrival of the Eagles and Fl... more
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2017 Juno Awards` Red Carpet Was Filled With Canadian Pride
The 2017 Juno Awards red carpet was not only packed with Canadian talent, but Canadian pride.

Russell Peters, Shawn Mendes, Sarah McLachlan and A Tribe Called Red were just a few of the homegrown talents that graced the awards` show this year. While none wore Canadian tuxedos (to our disappointment), many did take the opportunity to pose with Mounties who were on hand for the occasion. more
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The Specials, Isle Of Wight, Kasabian among those clubbing together for Manchester fundraiser | Gigwise
by Cai Trefor Contributor | Photos by Creative Juice MCR The Specials, Isle Of Wight, Kasabian among those clubbing together for Manchester fundraiser Jam for Manchester curates live music and a rock... more
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Ex-Genius exec Andre Torres named VP of Urban Catalog at Universal Music Enterprises
Ex-Genius exec Andre Torres named VP of Urban Catalog at Universal Music Enterprises 1 share By Music Business Worldwide Andre Torres, founder of Wax Poetics magazine and the former Executive Editor ... more
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​Slowdive - Return Trip
By Cam Lindsay When Slowdive reunited in 2014 , many assumed it was for the obvious reason to return two decades after breaking up: money. And while that likely played some part in the decision — ho... more
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Twickets launches in Australia with Ed Sheeran partnership
Twickets launches in Australia with Ed Sheeran partnership 0 shares By Music Business Worldwide Fan-to-fan face value ticket resale service Twickets has launched its face-value ticket resale service ... more
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The Feldman Agency - CMW Day 4
CMW Saturday night is going to be one to remember with Youngblood at the Drake and Port Cities at the Rivoli. more
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From Feist to the Tragically Hip: a look at the best moments from the 2017 Junos
The Juno Awards were handed out last night in Ottawa. Two of the night`s biggest winners were the Tragically Hip and its lead singer Gord Downie, who won for his solo project Secret Path, as well as the late Leonard Cohen. The latter also received a beautiful tribute performance by singer-songwriter Feist.

If you didn`t get a chance to watch the big ceremony, we will fill you in on everything that happened on today`s show.

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RT @Eryn09: @FOZZYROCK @IAmJericho @thedukeofmetal @billy_grey @Frankplaysdrums #fozzy #FozzyStlouis \m/ https://t.co/Uf0XUWnGMK more
 
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Mass Appeal expands into music publishing after striking JV deal with Pulse
Mass Appeal expands into music publishing after striking JV deal with Pulse 4 shares By Music Business Worldwide New York-based media and content company Mass Appeal has inked its second major music-... more
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Summer 2017's Hottest Tours: Kendrick Lamar, Lady Gaga, Metallica and More
All Stories Summer is when music's biggest names hit the road with their grandest spectacles, and 2017 is no exception. The coming months will see tours from pop superstars (Lady Gaga, Justin Bieber,... more
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See Lorde's Robust 'Green Light' Performance on 'Jools Holland'
Lorde performed a strong, solo rendition of "Green Light," the lead single from her upcoming Melodrama LP, on Later… with Jools Holland . Related 10 New Artists You Need to Know Now Tee Grizzley, Midd... more
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The Last Hair-Metal Band: Inside Poison's Never-Ending Party
All Stories Inside a room inside an arena in Manchester, New Hampshire, the guys from the ancient Eighties hair band Poison are going about the rigors of the traditional meet-and-greet with fans, all... more
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The JunoFest schedule is out, and it’s massive.
The artists are booked and JunoFest is about to go off. More than 100 acts will be blowing up the Ottawa-Gatineau area over the weekend leading up to the Juno’s, including these incredible acts represented by The Feldman Agency.
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@FOZZY
RT @Jensykkamore: My voice will be non-existent tomorrow because of all the yelling at the @FOZZYROCK show. Most entertaining band I've see… more
 
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Festival d'Été de Quebec Adds Danny Brown, Anderson .Paak to 2017 Lineup
Festival d'Été de Quebec Adds Danny Brown, Anderson .Paak to 2017 Lineup Kelela, Kid Koala, Mix Master Mike and more will also now perform By Calum Slingerland Published May 25, 2017 Nearly a month af... more
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Katy Perry Is The Perfect American Idol Judge
Anne T. Donahue 12h ago Earlier this month, Katy Perry was announced as the newest American Idol judge — which, for some, was surprising news. The series, tentatively scheduled to relaunch with its 1... more
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Andreya Triana: 'I've written a Bond theme. I have put one forward.' | Gigwise
by Cai Trefor Contributor | Photos by Press Andreya Triana: 'I've written a Bond theme. I have put one forward.' She was hand-picked by the filmmakers to submit a song for consideration Photo: Press... more
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The Feldman Agency -CMW Day 3
Don`t miss some of TFA`s finest tonight at CMW. more
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Zedd discusses `Stay` Collaborator Alessia Cara`s `Incredible Vocal Ability` and ACLU benefit show
With the help of vocal powerhouse (and Feldman Agency client) Alessia Cara, hit-producer Zedd is back climbing the charts with his new single “Stay”. And now he’s taking things beyond the studio and organizing an ACLU benefit event at the Staples Centre that’s a virtual who’s who of EDM. Zedd sits down with Billboard to discuss details of the ACLU benefit event and his creative collaboration process with Alessia. more
@Little Destroyer
RT @iheartmoosiq: Dark bristling alt pop meets heavy pulsing electro rock on new Vancouver trio @littledestroyer's SAVAGES... https://t.co… more
 
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Ariana Grande cancels remaining European tour dates | Gigwise
Ariana Grande cancels remaining European tour dates Show at the O2 Arena in London affected Photo: Press The remaining dates of Ariana Grande’s European tour have been suspended following the tragi... more
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Chris Cornell's widow writes him an open letter | Gigwise
Chris Cornell's widow writes him an open letter She says, 'I will fight for you' Photo: Press Chris Cornell’s widow has written a heartfelt open letter to her late husband in which she says that sh... more
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Ronnie Wood has lung lesion removed by doctors | Gigwise
Ronnie Wood has lung lesion removed by doctors He's operated on a week before his 70th birthday The Rolling Stones Tickets Buy tickets safely & securely with Seatwave The Rolling Stones’ guitaris... more
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Here's how to get the Isle Of Wight festival stage times | Gigwise
Here's how to get the Isle Of Wight festival stage times Be sure to get the best of the festival Photo: Press We’ve all been there: you quite fancy seeing Zara Larsson but you’re worried about miss... more
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Discover New Twitter Features Just for Event Organizers
“Through Twitter event targeting, brands can effectively reach these consumers who are not only clicking into content but actively listening.” — Twitter more
@Raffi Cavoukian
not one GOP has the guts to say Gianforte should step down. https://t.co/I22PKZ6Kcl more
 
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Flashback: Temple of the Dog Play 'Say Hello 2 Heaven' in 1990
All Stories Pearl Jam were still billing themselves as Mookie Blaylock when they played their third ever concert at Seattle's Moore Theater on December 22nd, 1990. The completely unknown band – featu... more
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Guns N' Roses Expand "Not in This Lifetime Tour," Add Toronto Show
TOURS Guns N' Roses Expand "Not in This Lifetime Tour," Add Toronto Show The trek's opening acts will include Deftones, Sturgill Simpson, the Kills, Mark Lanegan, Our Lady Peace and more By Brock Thie... more
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Terrace Martin Talks New Jazz Supergroup, Producing for Herbie Hancock
All Stories Saxophonist Terrace Martin plays jazz, though even listeners who don't follow the genre closely have likely sampled his work. A producer on Kendrick Lamar's To Pimp a Butterfly , the L.A.... more
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The Feldman Agency - CMW Day 2
Big day for TFA at CMW! Make sure to check out The New Electric, Courage My Love, The Blue Stones, The Veleveteins, Michelle Treacy, Port Cities, Bad Child and Featurette. more
@Raffi Cavoukian
RT @Newsweek: A new report finds 73 percent of sunscreens on the market don’t actually work. Here’s how to find the ones that do https://t.… more
 
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Ariana Grande Manager on Manchester Attack: 'Fear Cannot Rule the Day'
All Stories Ariana Grande 's manager, Scooter Braun, posted a string of emotional tweets about the Manchester terror attack on Wednesday. "I will choose to live than to be afraid," he wrote. On Monda... more
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Spotify now officially has more UK listeners than BBC Radio 1
Radio 1 keeps losing listeners for 3 reasons alone. The music they play and the DJs are pish, and also the rise of alternatives to listening to Radio 1. Radio 1 still has massive potential - it's a na... more
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See Paul Simon Debut Forlorn 2011 Song 'Question for the Angels' on 'Colbert'
All Stories For the first time ever, Paul Simon performed his languorous, lightly political 2011 song "Question for the Angels" on The Late Show on Wednesday night with help from the revered guitaris... more
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Epic Grateful Dead Doc 'Long Strange Trip': 10 Things We Learned
All Stories It sounds like a punch line: "There's a new Grateful Dead documentary – and it's four hours long. " But Long Strange Trip , directed by Amir Bar-Lev ( The Tillman Story, Happy Valley ) an... more
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RT @madelyncale: The Clearwater Festival, founded by Pete Seeger, June 17 & 18 #PeteSeeger https://t.co/sQI3vUflqp https://t.co/iNoUgSrGPs more
 
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Guns N' Roses Extend 2017 North American Tour
Guns N' Roses Extend 2017 North American Tour Band adds ZZ Top, Deftones, Sturgill Simpson, more to select summer dates Guns N' Roses Extend 2017 North American Tour All Stories Guns N' Roses will em... more
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Remembering 'It's All Too Much,' the Great Lost Beatles Song
All Stories Rob Sheffield's new book Dreaming the Beatles: The Love Story of One Band and the Whole World is a celebration of the band, from the longtime Rolling Stone columnist. It tells the weird s... more
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Beatles' 'Sgt. Pepper' at 50: How George Harrison Found Himself on 'Within You Without You'
All Stories The Beatles ' Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band , which Rolling Stone named as the best album of all time , turns 50 on June 1st. In honor of the anniversary, and coinciding with a ne... more
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Careers: May 25, 2017
David Farrell David Farrell has worked at the forefront of Canadian music journalism for over 30 years, founding and editing The Record in the 1980s, before launching FYI Music News... more
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The Feldman Agency CMW Day 1
Come out an meet Tom Kemp, VP here at TFA and Agent to Artists like Classified, Ria Mae, Coleman Hell to name a few. He will be speaking at 12:40pm in the Osgoode Ballroom West. more
@JoJo Mason
Can't wait Sabeen!! See you bright and early!!🤗 https://t.co/S3831JMGEg more
 
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Liam Payne nears Top 10 singles finish while Harry Styles chases Ed Sheeran in the albums chart | Talent | Music Week
by Ben Homewood May 24th 2017 at 5:45PM Liam Payne remains on course to match his One Direction bandmates and hit the Top 10 with his debut solo single. As things stand, Payne’s Strip That Down (fea... more
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Music Week Presents: HEBE | Music Week Presents | Music Week
by Alex Goddard May 24th 2017 at 11:31AM Rising Amsterdam based singer-songwriter HEBE isn't ashamed of expressing her emotions on her new single “Take Him Down” . Produced by Jack van de Ven and co-p... more
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Radio 1 Big Weekend to go ahead | Live | Music Week
by Daniel Gumble May 25th 2017 at 7:03AM The BBC Radio 1 Big Weekend will go ahead as planned this weekend, with various extra security measures in place following Monday night’s Manchester Arena atta... more
@Tami Neilson
RT @fource_canada: Just over a month until @tamineilson hits @TheModClub on June 28th - Grab your tickets before they're gone: https://t.co… more
 
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Royal Blood will 'grow globally' on second album, says Warner Bros. president Phil Christie | Talent | Music Week
by Ben Homewood May 25th 2017 at 6:00AM Phil Christie, president, Warner Bros. UK, has told Music Week that Royal Blood’s upcoming second album will be “as big as album one, if not bigger”. Speaking i... more
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Ariana Grande suspends tour in the wake of Manchester concert tragedy | Live | Music Week
by Ben Homewood May 24th 2017 at 7:30AM UPDATED (19:30pm, May 24) Ariana Grande has suspended her Dangerous Woman tour in the wake of Monday night’s tragedy at her concert in Manchester . The news c... more
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Royal Blood out to 'break the rules' with upcoming second album | Talent | Music Week
by Ben Homewood May 25th 2017 at 9:55AM Royal Blood frontman Mike Kerr has said he feels it’s the band’s duty to “disrespect rock’n’roll”. Speaking to Music Week ahead of the release of the Brighton ... more
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Global EDM industry now worth £5.7 billion | Live | Music Week
by James Hanley May 24th 2017 at 5:47PM The value of the global electronic dance music industry rose 3% to $7.4 billion (£5.7bn) in 2016, according to a new report. The IMS Business Report 2017 by K... more
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Simple Plan is bringing their "No Pads, No Helmets...Just Balls" 15th Anniversary Tour to CANADA
Simple Plan is bringing their "No Pads, No Helmets...Just Balls" 15th Anniversary Tour to CANADA with friends Courage My Love and Selfish Things PLUS Not By Choice reunite for ONE show only in Toronto!
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The TSA agent at the Las Vegas airport just accidentally told us to check our bags for drugs instead of water. Hahahaha more
 
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Brexit, the general election and record breaking 2016 dominate PRS AGM | Publishing | Music Week
by Daniel Gumble May 24th 2017 at 6:34PM The PRS For Music AGM took place earlier today (Wednesday, May 24) at the British Library in London, with Brexit, the upcoming general election and a record-br... more
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On The Radar: Stevie Parker | On The Radar | Music Week
by Ben Homewood May 24th 2017 at 10:01AM You can relate to Stevie Parker. That much is obvious when she says she’s just hanging around her parents’ house not doing much, a week ahead of the release o... more
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Music Week Presents: Kojo Rigault | Music Week Presents | Music Week
by Alex Goddard May 25th 2017 at 9:48AM Born in Trinidad, Kojo Rigault, started his singing career with childhood friends he grew up with in his hometown, St Anns. They formed boy band New Creation a... more
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@TheCitizenKay @ONETWOhq This dude, and this song rule more
 
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The Music Week Playlist: May 22, 2017 | Playlists | Music Week
The Music Week Playlist: May 22, 2017 May 24th 2017 at 10:32AM Sheer Mag Just Can’t Get Enough, Static Shock Records Resistance is futile; this is the song of 2017 so far and its juicy punk chorus is... more
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Tastemakers: What's Loud & Quiet's Greg Cochrane listening to this week? | Tastemakers | Music Week
Tastemakers: What's Loud & Quiet's Greg Cochrane listening to this week? May 24th 2017 at 6:30AM Loud & Quiet’s Greg Cochrane on Gotts Street Park’s Sleep There’s as much appeal in the way Gotts Str... more
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Kurt Deutsch named SVP theatrical and catalogue development at Warner/Chappell | Publishing | Music Week
May 24th 2017 at 1:38PM Kurt Deutsch has been appointed SVP, theatrical and catalogue development for Warner/Chappell Music. Based in New York, he will report to Warner/Chappell chairman and CEO Jon... more
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Sony Music US Latin partners with Landmrk for new Shakira album | Digital | Music Week
by Ben Homewood May 24th 2017 at 4:21PM Sony Music US Latin has teamed up with the location-based experiences platform Landmrk for the launch of Shakira’s eleventh album El Dorado. It follows 2014’s... more
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Welcome @TheCitizenKay to the @ONETWOhq team! His new track 'These Kicks' is out now. Check it HERE https://t.co/DNJ86FSNAB more
 
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'We've had relationships and friendships on the line...': Music Week meets Linkin Park | Talent | Music Week
by George Garner May 24th 2017 at 6:01AM This week, Linkin Park are back in the charts - sitting at No. 2 in the midweeks - with their new album, One More Light. Their biggest push away from the sign... more
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Nugs.net to offer live gig recordings in MQA high res sound | Digital | Music Week
by Daniel Gumble May 24th 2017 at 4:00PM Nugs.net, a fan site for downloading official live recordings from some of the world’s biggest artists, has announced a new partnership with high res audio pla... more
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Sir Lucian Grainge labels Manchester attack 'evil' in letter to Universal Music Group staff | Labels | Music Week
by Ben Homewood May 24th 2017 at 7:20AM Universal Music Group chairman Sir Lucian Grainge has said Monday night’s terrorist attack at Ariana Grande’s Manchester Arena show “reflects a level of evil b... more
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Music Week's gigs of the week, May 25-31 | Talent | Music Week
by Ben Homewood May 25th 2017 at 10:49AM The best in live new music this week takes in political punk, a Green Man Festival preview and a sure to be sweaty night in brixton. Read on to find out more... more
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"Happy When I Cry", "Kinda Yours" more
 
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Jon 'Webbo' Webster steps down as MMF president | Management | Music Week
by James Hanley May 25th 2017 at 7:40AM Jon Webster has stepped down as MMF president in order to pursue a number of external projects - including completion of a book about his time at Virgin Record... more
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Fergie signs global partnership deal with BMG | Publishing | Music Week
by Daniel Gumble May 25th 2017 at 7:18AM BMG has entered into a worldwide partnership with Black Eyed Peas star Fergie and her newly formed record label Dutchess Music. Double Dutchess will be the fir... more
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Catherine McGrath and Adam Naas to play Music Week's RADAR showcase | Talent | Music Week
by Ben Homewood May 25th 2017 at 10:18AM Music Week’s new music night, RADAR, is set to return to West London’s Under The Bridge next month, with rising star Catherine McGrath among the line-up. Pre... more
@Host and performers announced for 2017 JUNO Gala Dinner & Awards Presented by SOCAN
Host and performers announced for 2017 JUNO Gala Dinner and Awards Presented by SOCAN
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with any decency, he'd have resigned. #bodyslam https://t.co/y9hsloKDCj more
 
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‘Music industry legend’ Jon Webster steps down as MMF President
‘Music industry legend’ Jon Webster steps down as MMF President 150 shares By Music Business Worldwide Jon ‘Webbo’ Webster has stepped down as President of the UK-based Music Managers Forum (MMF). T... more
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Vancouver's Khatsahlano Street Party Unveils 2017 Lineup with the Zolas, D.O.A., the Courtneys, Louise Burns
With summer coming up fast, Vancouver's West 4th Avenue Khatsahlano Street Party has revealed this year's lineup. Set to take place on July 8, the free party will feature the likes of the Zolas, the... more
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Randy Newman Announces His First New Album in Nearly a Decade
By Brock Thiessen Last year, American songwriting legend Randy Newman gave us his new song "Putin," promising at the time that a new album was heading our way fast. Now said record — Newman's first ... more
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RT @ONETWOhq: The new track from Citizen Kay is featured on Spotify's New Music Friday playlist this week! Scan/save this code... https://t… more