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@Feldman Agency
BMI Salutes Renowned Singer/Songwriter Paul Anka at 71st Annual NAB Dinner in Las Vegas
Anka was honored with the BMI Board of Directors Award for his immense impact on contemporary music. Read » more
@mtv.com
Bop Shop: Songs From Taylor Swift, Carly Rae Jepsen, Cuco, And More
Trey Alston 2m ago The search for the ever-elusive "bop" is difficult. Playlists and streaming-service recommendations can only do so much. They often leave a lingering question: Are these songs reall... more
@The Feldman Agency
NEW SIGNING: Villages
Ringing like a rural anthem, the debut self-titled album from these four young Nova Scotians serves as a reminder that while it's easy to leave home, for some, it's never quite possible for that home to leave you. Meet Villages! » more
@Spanish Love Songs
RT @emotivesunday: Today's release info @Tradewindband https://t.co/aIBY3MTSDQ @SpanishLuvSongs https://t.co/xMAg2XS3yJ lord snow https://t… more
 
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NEW SIGNING: Pkew Pkew Pkew
“On their new third album Optimal Lifestyles, this Toronto band shows off the world-weary wisdom that comes from too much drinking on your couch”. A new wave of punk existentialism Now Toronto says you need to know about. Meet Pkew Pkew Pkew! »
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@Big Wreck
Just announced! We'll be making our way to Nova Scotia Sunday August 4th for the #RiverfrontJubilee 2019! Tickets a… https://t.co/NiDfEtXWXS more
 
@The Feldman Agency
NEW SIGNING: Maddie Storvold
From emotive finger picking to righteous ballads, her music seeks to tell a story, to challenge us, and to touch a fragile part of the human spirit. Meet Maddie Storvold » more
@Letterkenny Problems
Closest you’re gettin’ to any action this weekend is givin’ the dairy cows teets a good scrubbin’. more
 
@rollingstone.com
Corey Feldman Wants To Expose Hollywood's Darkest Secrets. Why Isn't Anybody Listening?
Print Out in the leafy suburbs of Woodland Hills, California, in an OK house in an OK neighborhood, the actor Corey Feldman is wandering around, saying he soon might name the name of the man he says r... more
@pollstar.com
Live Nation Grows Reserved Lawn
Live Nation Grows Reserved Lawn 4:58 PM, Thursday, 4/25/2019 4:58 PM, Don Muret / VenuesNow Courtesy Live Nation Walnut Creek Reserved seating is often situated in the lower center of the lawn, though... more
@Exclaim
The Beaches Share New Song "Snake Tongue"
Watch a video for the Toronto outfit`s latest now » more
@Bif Naked
A #flashbackfriday to honour my little King, my long-gone babydog, Nicklas. His Birthday was April 25, and he was b… https://t.co/ZdTLMcosoz more
 
@Elvis Costello
Elvis Costello & The Attractions - 'Pump It Up’ #FBF - https://t.co/QmE6nJaFYg more
 
@digitalmusicnews.com
UMG's Trademark Application for "As Heard On TV" Denied by USPTO - Digital Music News (23 visits)
UMG HQ in Santa Monica, CA The Trademark Trial and Appeal Board has denied Universal Music Group’s application to register “As Heard On TV” as a trademark. The board ruled that the phrase merely descr... more
@CMAOntario
TFA`s Meghan Patrick and Tim Hicks Lead 2019 CMAOntario Awards Nominations
The Reklaws, Kira Isabella, Jessica Mitchell, James Barker Band, Eric Ethridge, and Jade Eagleson all land on this year`s nominations list. Read » more
@Ben Caplan
RT @glennsumi: My review of @moscotweets @xtianbarry and @bencaplanmusic’s extraordinary OLD STOCK: A REFUGEE LOVE STORY @tarragontheatre i… more
 
@Classified
Video coming next week... @torylanez https://t.co/OZWA7Rp9yl more
 
@exclaim.ca
Guitar Wolf Ready 'LOVE&JETT' for Third Man Records
Guitar Wolf Ready 'LOVE&JETT' for Third Man Records The album arrives through Jack White's label in May By Calum Slingerland Over three decades into their career, Japanese trio Guitar Wolf have announ... more
@pollstar.com
The Enduring Legacy Of Ticketing Queen Shelley Lazar
The Enduring Legacy Of Ticketing Queen Shelley Lazar 5:30 PM, Tuesday, 4/23/2019 5:30 PM, Tuesday, 4/23/2019 By: Andy Gensler Courtesy MJ Kim / Marshall Arts A Fan First The late great Shelley Lazar w... more
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Lizzo Announces ‘Cuz I Love You Too’ Fall North American Tour
Lizzo Announces ‘Cuz I Love You Too’ Fall North American Tour 4:00 PM, Wednesday, 4/24/2019 4:00 PM, Wednesday, 4/24/2019 By: Sarah Pittman Photo by Timothy Norris/Getty Images for Coachella Lizzo per... more
@Exclaim
Prism Prize Announces 2019 Top 10 Finalists
Of the Top 10 finalists, six videos feature Feldman artists. Read » more
@Dan Davidson
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Live Mixing Tool For Fans PEEX Announces Pricing For Europe
Live Mixing Tool For Fans PEEX Announces Pricing For Europe 5:20 AM, Thursday, 4/25/2019 By: Gideon Gottfried PEEX wearable hardware Fans can rent out the device at select dates on Elton John As previ... more
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CTS Eventim Launches Face Value Resale Platform Fansale In Switzerland
CTS Eventim Launches Face Value Resale Platform Fansale In Switzerland 5:12 AM, Gideon Gottfried Fansale.ch Switzerland is the next market, in which CTS Eventim As planned and previously reported , CT... more
@pollstar.com
Asia: Ed Sheeran Disneyland, Tokyo Olympics Website, Another Church Concert Shutdown
Ed Sheeran Sheeran Plays HK Disney Ed Sheeran performed his “first large-scale outdoor concert series” April 17-18 at the Hong Kong Disneyland Resort's open-air venue, which was reconfigured especiall... more
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Live Nation’s National Concert Week Brings $20 Tickets To More Than 2,800 Shows
Live Nation’s National Concert Week Brings $20 Tickets To More Than 2,800 Shows 9:20 AM, Thursday, 4/25/2019 By: Francisco Rendon Todd Gay / ToddGayPhotography.com Ed Kowalczyk Infinity Music Hall, No... more
@Spanish Love Songs
We out here at @groezrock and loving it. Catch an acoustic set at 16:30 at the @americansocks area and then our ful… https://t.co/yBJ3kdlE0Q more
 
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Executive Profile: Sally Williams Rules The Nashville Roost (And Beyond) At Opryland Entertainment
9:21 AM, Thursday, 4/25/2019 By: Deborah Speer Robby Klein Sally Williams Sally Williams oversees programming and artist relations at Ryman Auditorium, the Mother Church of Country Music, among many o... more
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Live Nation Acquires New England Grassroots Festival Levitate
Live Nation Acquires New England Grassroots Festival Levitate 10:44 AM, Thursday, 4/25/2019 By: Ryan Borba Red Eye Media Levitate Festival 2017 Live Nation has acquired Levitate Music & Arts Festival,... more
@pollstar.com
Adam Friedman Out As President Of Banc Of California Stadium Entertainment: Breaking
By: Pollstar Staff Imad Bolotok Adam Friedman poses at Banc Of California Stadium Adam Friedman, who less than a year ago was appointed president of Banc Of California Stadium Entertainment , has exit... more
@The Coast
Wintersleep Covers Ground
On its seventh album In the Land Of, the band explores the great outdoors as well as its internal psychological land. more
@Dan Davidson
Hey guys - I need some help. Im a semi-finalist on a sweet Sirius XM contest You can vote once a day per device. I… https://t.co/FtzUfDo2U4 more
 
@mtv.com
Halsey Sings An Emotional Frank Ocean Number In New Tour Movie
Trey Alston 9h ago Halsey took to Twitter and released an absolutely riveting, damn near tearjerking, cover of Frank Ocean 's "Solo." Here, her distant, dragging voice does the song justice — but wher... more
@rollingstone.com
Frank Zappa Hologram Tour Review – Rolling Stone
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@✨diet cig ✨
RT @Do617: About Last Night.... @hotdogtaco was at @puptheband @dietcig @ratboysband at @RoyaleBoston presented by @boweryboston! Full Phot… more
 
@cbcmusic.ca
Top 20, April 25: The Head and the Heart, Sorrey, Nick Murphy debut, the Lumineers take No. 1 - CBC Music
The CBC Music Top 20 is broadcast Thursdays at 7 p.m. and Sundays at 5 p.m. on CBC Music. Click here to vote on next week's chart. New to the chart Australian singer Nick Murphy debuts on the countdow... more
@cbcmusic.ca
Listen to Alessia Cara's stripped-down cover of Nelly Furtado's 'I'm Like a Bird' -
Alessia Cara got her start posting covers of songs on YouTube, so it's no surprise that the Canadian pop star still likes to take on another artist's song now and then. This week, she covered a fellow... more
@exclaim.ca
​Herpes Diagnoses Surge in California Following Coachella
By Sarah Murphy Published Apr 25, 2019 While pop stars were lip-syncing and forgetting their own lyrics at Coachella the last couple of weekends, festivalgoers were out in the crowd getting busy — and... more
@The Sault Star
Jesse Cook takes `big step` with PBS special
Cook, working with roadie William Went, used nine cameras to film 25 Canadian concerts to create Beyond Borders that aired on PBS stations this month. Read » more
@Shotty Horroh
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Montreal Jazz Fest Adds alt-J, Bahamas, Norah Jones to 2019 Lineup
Montreal Jazz Fest Adds Alt-J, Bahamas, Norah Jones to 2019 Lineup Morcheeba, Nikki Yanofsky, Alan Parsons, Holly Cole Trio and more will also perform By Calum Slingerland Published Apr 25, 2019 The M... more
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Vancouver's Sigh Showcase Indie Rock Sweetness on 'Images'
Vancouver's Sigh Showcase Indie Rock Sweetness on 'Images' Listen to the debut album now By Alex Hudson Published Apr 25, 2019 Vancouver indie rock combo Sigh — not to be confused with the Japanese ex... more
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​Martin Scorcese's Bob Dylan 'Rolling Thunder Review' Doc Gets Netflix Release Date
By Sarah Murphy Published Apr 25, 2019 Martin Scorsese is continuing his documentarian dive into Bob Dylan 's life with a tour film dubbed Rolling Thunder Revue: A Bob Dylan Story by Martin Scorsese ,... more
@Shotty Horroh
I still can't believe that song I wrote for me and 🦉 #HorrohGang #JA #JArmy more
 
@iq-mag.net
Ticketcorner launches Fansale resale platform
Ticketcorner launches Fansale resale platform Ticketcorner’s face-value ticket resale platform Fansale goes live in Switzerland, offering fans a “reputable platform” for the re-selling of concert tic... more
@iq-mag.net
Lewis Capaldi embarks on UK, Ireland arena tour
Lewis Capaldi embarks on UK, Ireland arena tour Yet to release his debut album, Capaldi has announced a 2020 UK and Ireland arena tour, as well as the launch of an initiative to safeguard the mental ... more
@iq-mag.net
Imogen Heap releases updated Mi.Mu gloves
Imogen Heap releases updated Mi.Mu gloves Grammy winner and music tech pioneer Imogen Heap has announced the release of newly designed Mi.Mu gloves, allowing artists to map hand gestures to music sof... more
@Pitchfork
Carly Rae Jepsen Announces New Album Dedicated
After a four-year wait, the E•MO•TION follow-up is out this May. Read » more
@Shotty Horroh
Pmck is my right hand. I'm gonna make sure man knows we are grateful. more
 
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The Black Keys Announce New Album '"Let's Rock"'
The Black Keys Announce New Album '"Let's Rock"' Hear the duo's latest single "Eagle Birds" By Brock Thiessen The Black Keys have finally announced their full-length album return. The record is called... more
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Bradley Cooper Shoots Down Possibility of Touring 'A Star Is Born' with Lady Gaga
Bradley Cooper Shoots Down the Possibility of Touring 'A Star Is Born' with Lady Gaga But he does have a pretty good idea for a live show By Josiah Hughes Published Apr 25, 2019 A Star Is Born is one ... more
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JustJohn and Dom Dias Complete the 'DON' Trilogy, But Their Ambitions Are Much Bigger
JustJohn and Dom Dias Complete the 'DON' Trilogy, But Their Ambitions Are Much Bigger Photo: Antonio Velarde By Erin Lowers Published Apr 25, 2019 The gift of social media has allowed artists to plug ... more
@Dan Davidson
I need your help guys! I’m a semi finalist on @siriusxmcanada ‘s #topofthecoubtry and the voting is OPEN NOW! With… https://t.co/trSEvyiT8y more
 
@exclaim.ca
A Special Evening with the National Roy Thomson Hall, Toronto ON, April 24
A Special Evening with the National Roy Thomson Hall, Toronto ON, April 24 Photo: Jennifer Hyc Published Apr 25, 2019 8 The National 's days of writing sweaty rock tunes are over, and so are their day... more
@thefader.com
FKA twigs announces tour
Share FKA twigs has announced details of her first live shows in three years. The British artist returned with new song "Cellophane" this week and will make her live comeback with a series of shows in... more
@Now Toronto
Interview: Jann Arden wants to make you cringe with her CTV show
The Calgary-born singer/songwriter talks playing a washed-up version of herself on TV, music industry sexism and rejecting labels. Read » more
@Shotty Horroh
You know what, our yard in Canada is massive innit. Man have a big boy porch n that and I love waking up early when… https://t.co/SjFAHvK7RZ more
 
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Toronto's Lulaworld Unveils 2019 Lineup
By Calum Slingerland Published Apr 25, 2019 Toronto music venue Lula Lounge will once more celebrate music from around the globe with its annual Lulaworld festival, and organizers have now rolled out ... more
@thefader.com
Irish band The Murder Capital aim high with “Green & Blue”
Share The Murder Capital , alongside Fontaines D.C. and Just Mustard , are one of a raft of exciting new bands emerging out of Ireland right now. The group have done things the old fashioned way, keep... more
@iq-mag.net
Ticket to nowhere: festival ticket scams on the rise
news Ticket to nowhere: festival ticket scams on the rise Ahead of the upcoming summer festival season, Barclays bank issues warnings to protect at-risk fans from ticketing scams and fraudsters By An... more
@Shotty Horroh
But yh, good morning from Toronto. I hope you have a 10/10 day. I woke up smiling 💙 more
 
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EU songwriters unite against Greek govt-ran PRO
news EU songwriters unite against Greek govt-ran PRO An EU collective of music creators has lodged an appeal with the EU Commission regarding the Greek government's “unlawful intervention” into music... more
@iq-mag.net
Full of Eastern Promise: The Middle East matures
feature Full of Eastern Promise: The Middle East matures Dubai's new arena and Saudi's emergence could transform the Middle East into a viable touring market, with the opportunity to string together ... more
@iq-mag.net
Peex comes to Europe on Elton John farewell tour
news Peex comes to Europe on Elton John farewell tour After a successful debut run stateside, the wearable tech that allows fans to create their own sound mix launches in Europe this summer By IQ on ... more
@Spindle Magazine
Spindle Session: Craig Stickland ‘Rolling River’
Craig Stickland`s incredibly versatile range allows him to perform beautifully orchestrated pieces as demonstrated in ‘Rolling River`. Watch » more
@Shotty Horroh
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@Shotty Horroh
Edgware Rd is the best best I've heard in time more
 
@Exclaim
Thrush Hermit Announce `Clayton Park` 20th Anniversary Reunion Shows and Vinyl Release
Billed "Thrush Hermit Revisits Clayton Park 20 Years On," the tour will feature performances in Moncton, Halifax, Ottawa, London and Toronto. Read » more
@Shotty Horroh
How is LD this good? Best drill rapper ever more
 
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Landon Bahl Named Booking And Marketing Manager At Chesapeake Energy Arena
Landon Bahl Named Booking And Marketing Manager At Chesapeake Energy Arena 10:06 AM, Wednesday, 4/24/2019 By: Ryan Borba Landon Bahl SMG has announced notable promotions and hires at the Chesapeake En... more
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Life Is Beautiful Throws A Lucky 7 In Vegas With 2019 Lineup
Life Is Beautiful Throws A Lucky 7 In Vegas With 2019 Lineup 2:50 PM, Wednesday, 4/24/2019 By: Deborah Speer "Life Is Beautiful Festival" Life Is Beautiful rolls a lucky seventh year in downtown Las V... more
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Lizzo Announces Fall North American Tour ‘Cuz I Love You Too’
Lizzo Announces Fall North American Tour ‘Cuz I Love You Too’ 4:00 PM, Wednesday, 4/24/2019 4:00 PM, Wednesday, 4/24/2019 By: Sarah Pittman Photo by Timothy Norris/Getty Images for Coachella Lizzo per... more
@Bif Naked
Awesome 🤘🏼🤘🏼🤘🏼 https://t.co/BHo5cVL0lD more
 
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German Car Toll: CTS Eventim & Kapsch JV Appoints Managing Directors
12:44 AM, Thursday, 4/25/2019 By: Gideon Gottfried In charge of developing the company that will collect Germany Volker Schneble (left) and Dr Michael Blum CTS Eventim and TrafficCom, the companies th... more
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Nick West Named VP Of Operations At Knitting Factory And CMoore Concerts
Nick West Named VP Of Operations At Knitting Factory And CMoore Concerts 5:06 PM, Wednesday, 4/24/2019 By: Francisco Rendon Courtesy of CMoore Concerts / Knitting Factory Entertainment Nick West Nick ... more
@Rolling Stone
Alessia Cara: How I Wrote This
Singer-songwriter explains dual meaning of ‘The Pains of Growing’ ballad "A Little More". Read » more
@Bif Naked
Can’t wait guys!!!! 👍🏼👍🏼👍🏼 https://t.co/VvbpAXme9i more
 
@mtv.com
Why Madonna’s Legacy of Reinvention Is More Relevant Than Ever
By Erica Russell She’s been a dance-floor cowgirl. A disco diva in leg warmers. A punky bubblegum pop star. An erotic mistress. A spiritual guru. An American dream girl. A rebel heart. We’re four deca... more
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​Better Oblivion Community Center Share New Song "Little Trouble"
​Better Oblivion Community Center Share New Song "Little Trouble" They've also delivered a new version of "Sleepwalkin'" By Sarah Murphy Published Apr 24, 2019 Conor Oberst and Phoebe Bridgers have un... more
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The Damned Things High Crimes
Published Apr 24, 2019 8 Much to everyone's surprise, supergroup the Damned Things have reformed, having initially disbanded seven years ago. The unexpected move was announced earlier this year when t... more
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Vancouver's Westward Music Festival Unveils 2019 Lineup with Black Mountain, Owen Pallett, Joji
Vancouver's Westward Music Festival Unveils 2019 Lineup with Black Mountain, Owen Pallett, Joji Paper Kites, Lissie, the Wonder Years, Leikeli47, Titus Andronicus, Le1f and more will also play By Broc... more
@Bif Naked
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@Indie88
Listen: Pup Share `Sibling Rivalry` And `Scorpion Hill` Off Forthcoming Album
`Morbid Stuff` hits shelves April 5. Listen » more
@Michelle Treacy
On route to #Toronto more
 
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You Can Get $20 Tickets to Alexisonfire, Marilyn Manson, Smashing Pumpkins, Slayer as Part of National Concert Week
Contests You Can Get $20 Tickets to Alexisonfire, Marilyn Manson, Smashing Pumpkins, Slayer as Part of National Concert Week Other Canadian shows include Beck, Ghost, Slipknot, Korn, Alessia Cara, the... more
@Joel Plaskett
New single by ⁦@Mo_kenney⁩ that we recorded a few months back at the Yard. Out today! https://t.co/ZKK0hKlpq3 more