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Newstrike’s Up Cannabis Enters Into Exclusive Partnership with Canada`s Leading Entertainment Group The Feldman Agency
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A Conversation With.. Gord Bamford
At one time, nearly every roadside diner sported a jukebox. Early on, a nickel would suffice and, depending if you were downtown or between towns, the music would vary. This is where you got your country music education. Those old Seeburgs with the booming bass filled cafes and pit-stops with a big sound and the DJ? The person with pockets loaded with nickels. Replays were constant.
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James Barker Band and Other Music Videos That Gave Us “Chills” in 2017
2017 was filled with tons of new songs that moved us and gave us new life. One of those: “Chills” by James Barker Band. The Canadian band has achieved impressive success up north with their debut single, “Lawn Chair Lazy” charting in the Top 10 on Canadian Country radio and winning the “Most Played Country Song of 2016” at the28th SOCAN Awards. Their follow-up single, “Just Sayin’” also finished in the Top 10. But like the saying, “third time’s the charm,” their third single, “Chills” ... more
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Used to get your mouth washed out with soap when you’re bad as a kid and now people are voluntarily eating soap pod… https://t.co/g9pXvhY49U more
 
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Tommy Emmanuel Talks New Duets LP Featuring Jason Isbell, Rodney Crowell
All Stories Throughout his 50 years as a working musician, guitarist Tommy Emmanuel has been one of acoustic music's premier performers, integrating his unique fingerpicking technique into a wide var... more
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Laura Swanson named EVP, Media & Strategic Development at Warner Bros Records
Laura Swanson named EVP, Media & Strategic Development at Warner Bros Records 0 shares By Laura Swanson has joined Warner Bros. Records (WBR) as Executive Vice President, Media & Strategic Developm... more
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Stormzy signs major deal with Atlantic Records
One of the UK’s most successful and celebrated independent artists, Stormzy, has inked a landmark deal with a major label – Warner’s Atlantic Records. Stormzy’s debut album, Gang Signs & Prayer, hit N... more
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Reviews: Steve Martin / Martin Short, The Killers & More
Reviews: Steve Martin / Martin Short, The Killers & More 10:56 Francisco Rendon John Davisson Lil Uzi Vert Lil Uzi Vert is a repeat performer at Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival at Empire Polo... more
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Johnny Reid`s REVIVAL has officially been certified GOLD in Canada
REVIVAL has officially been certified GOLD in Canada, after just 3 weeks of sales. Thank You to everyone that has picked up the album. I can’t wait to perform these songs live on the road next year. - J #JohnnyReidOnTour #JohnnyReidRevival #JohnnyReid more
@Loverboy🎸
RT @delLagoResort: Mark your calendars for Thursday, March 1 when @loverboyband takes The Vine stage! 🎸 #delLagoNY #AtTheVine Tickets on sa… more
 
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Kauffman Stadium Hosts First Concert In 39 Years
Kauffman Stadium Hosts First Concert In 39 Years 11:33 Ron Camacho Jamie Squire / Getty Images Kauffman Stadium Billy Joel is returning to Kansas City, Miss., to play at Kauffman Stadium , marking t... more
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Lucius Ready New Acoustic LP 'Nudes,' Features Roger Waters
Lucius Ready New Acoustic LP 'Nudes,' Features Roger Waters Us + Them tour singers recruit Pink Floyd bassist, Wilco's Nils Cline for upcoming album Lucius will release 'Nudes,' a collection of acoust... more
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Flashback: See Dolly Parton, Willie Nelson's Mournful 'Happy, Happy Birthday Baby'
, in tiny Locust Ridge in the Smoky of east Tennessee , turns 72 years old today. Having recently set two world records , Parton is presumably having a good birthday week. Probably a better one, at le... more
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Big Wreck 20th Anniversary Tour
Good news! Big Wreck released more tickets for the London and Hamilton dates on the ‘In Loving Memory Of’ Anniversary tour! Get yours now before it’s too late! http://smarturl.it/BWTourDates  #ILMOTOUR more
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Daniel Caesar on Leaving the Church, the Rise of Toronto and His Amazing 2017
"You can`t reminisce too much. Because you`ve got to keep pushing forward, you know?"

Daniel Caesar is being modest. Looking back, the vocalist, songwriter and musician had a 2017 to kill for, especially for an R&B/soul artist from Canada. His debut full-length, the elliptically magical Freudian, surpassed expectations with its gospel-infused sound and swagger. His star-making appearances on the American television talk show circuit — including The Late Late Show With James Cor... more
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RT @TheStromboShow: SUNDAY @TheSpoons in the House of Strombo 8PM, RADIO 2 + CBC MUSIC https://t.co/0XpmLkD9bz more
 
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Def Leppard Explain Why They Finally Embraced Streaming
Def Leppard Explain Why They Finally Embraced Streaming "We weren't going to be victims of the industry," singer Joe Elliott says Def Leppard's Joe Elliott explains why the band waited until now to re... more
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Jessica Chastain Shows Jimmy Fallon What It's Like to Have a Female Role
Jessica Chastain illustrated her words with actions Thursday on The Tonight Show With Jimmy Fallon , engaging the late night host in an exercise in Hollywood inequality. Related Jessica Chastain Worri... more
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10 New Albums to Stream Now: Fall Out Boy, Lanco, First Aid Kit and More Rolling Stone Editors' Picks
All Stories Fall Out Boy, Mania The shape-shifting quartet's seventh album is "a re-affirmation of their ability to fuse over-the-top oversharing and Queen-ly operatic stomp with an elastic vision of... more
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Sundance 2018: 'Blindspotting,' 'Private Life' Hit Two Classic Sundance Sweet Spots
All Stories A year ago, on the eve of the inauguration of our 45th president – and a massive pink-hatted protest against said man to be staged in Washington – Robert Redford came out on the stage of ... more
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Aspiring DJ Adam Jasim Is In For A Huge Surprise
As an aspiring DJ, 27-year old Adam Jasim knows the term ‘struggling artist’ is all too real, but that’s never stopped him from the grind of pursuing his dream career. When the opportunity to have a one-on-one session with Celebrity DJ Matthew Romeo presented itself, Adam jumped at the chance. Little did he know, his night wasn’t going to end there.
After his one-on-one session was complete, 5 Gum gave Adam the career exposure he needed by offering him the chance to open for Matthew ... more
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Dynamic Pricing In The European Concert Industry
Dynamic Pricing In The European Concert Industry 6:58 AM, Friday, 1/19/2018 By: Gideon Gottfried Nicolás Galindo León de Greiff Hall at National University if Colombia What are the cheap seats? Dynam... more
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7 reasons we're amped for the COC's 2018-19 season
After teasing us for a week with cryptic " Love is the problem " and " Love is the answer " posts on social media, the Canadian Opera Company (COC) has announced its 2018-19 season, built on the theme... more
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Bahamas is here to remind us that there's still some good in the world
Two years ago, Afie Jurvanen went on a search for something “funky and groovy.” After endless touring behind his third full-length album, 2014's Bahamas is Afie , the musician, who goes by Bahamas, hi... more
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Hear Sam Outlaw's Swooning Live 'Diamond Ring'
Hear Sam Outlaw's Swooning Live 'Diamond Ring' California country singer and band perform 'Tenderheart' track for Amazon Music anti-Valentine's Day playlist Sam Outlaw turned in a live performance of ... more
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Canadian Music Week is Delighted to Announce Jeff Craib as One of the 2018 Inductees into the  Canadian Music & Broadcast Industry Hall of Fame
TORONTO, ON - (January 3, 2018) - Jeff will be honoured for his accomplishments and established career in the music industry at the annual Canadian Music and Broadcast Industry Awards Gala Dinner at Rebel Nightclub in Toronto on Thursday May 10th, 2018.  more
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Kim Mitchell @ The Phoenix Concert Theatre
“We’re all here for a celebration!” sang Kim Mitchell as he tore into his Max Webster hit “The Party”. It was almost one year since he last played the Phoenix and the local legend was absolutely ferocious as he pulled out solo after solo on his guitar.
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This day in Dearstory, 1935: Rev William J Lightburn is born. Listen to his unforgettable saxo-ma-phone performance… https://t.co/P32GGd9mqt more
 
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Underground Rock King Ty Segall on the Weirdness of Semi-Fame, Defining Success
All Stories Ahead of his new LP 'Freedom's Goblin,' underground rock king Ty Segall reflects on his tireless work ethic and the weirdness of semi-fame. Denée Segall Ty Segall is about to be on TV and... more
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Hear Old Crow Medicine Show's Blistering New Song 'Flicker and Shine'
All Stories Nashville string band Old Crow Medicine Show recently revealed the details for their new album Volunteer and on Friday, they shared the first single from the project. A blistering, fiddle... more
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Hear Keith Urban's Tender New Song 'Parallel Line'
All Stories Keith Urban has unveiled what will likely be the first new track off his upcoming LP Graffiti U with the track "Parallel Line." Reminiscent of a Nineties slow jam, yet couched in contempo... more
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Our Lady Peace - "Nice to Meet You" (video) (premiere)
OUR LADY PEACE`S LATEST MUSIC VIDEO IS YET ANOTHER COMPELLINGLY HUMAN INSTALLMENT IN THEIR ONGOING SERIES STARRING MATTHEW SANTORO. more
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RT @TMApublicity: Run-DMC’s Darryl @THEKINGDMC McDaniels and @JamieCullum named as Independent Venue Week 2018 Ambassadors https://t.co/N1… more
 
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Johnny Reid Adds 3rd Winnipeg Show
Johnny Reid will add a third show in Winnipeg at the Burton Cummings’ Theatre as part of his 2018 Revival tour that promotes his latest album of the same name.
Tickets for the 44-show national tour went on sale Thursday, Nov. 14 and eight have already sold out with another 10 stops close to SRO, according to tour promoter Ron Sakamoto of Gold & Gold Productions in Lethbridge. All told, Reid’s 2018 tour has sold over 70,000 tickets in advance of his hitting the stage.
The multiple Jun... more
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Measha Brueggergosman: The RD Interview
15 Minutes with Measha Brueggergosman
Reader’s Digest Canada: What does the title of your new memoir, Something Is Always on Fire, mean to you?
Measha Brueggergosman: I think everyone always feels like some portion of their existence is in flames. And sometimes we have to burn something to the ground to make space for more things. Also, honestly, if there are no fires in your life, you have to ask yourself if you’re living your fullest life. We’re not meant to spend our existence tr... more
@Tyler Shaw
First look at my new video for #Cautious - coming January 26, 2018 ⚠️🔥 https://t.co/ALJfwnLTom more
 
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Abba's Benny Andersson On Songwriting
Abba's Benny Andersson On Songwriting Abba's Benny Andersson On Songwriting Jan 18, 2018 by External Source Comments Who are your favourite songwriters from any era? Well if we extend it to include ... more
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Music Biz Headlines, Jan. 19, 2018
Music Biz Headlines, Jan. 19, 2018 Alex Lifeson Music Biz Headlines, Jan. 19, 2018 Jan 19, 2018 by Kerry Doole Comments The records released over her 13-year career have focused more on the struggles... more
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Tonight`s the night! SOLD OUT The Weather Station show at The Great Hall, get ready to swoon Toronto!
Tonight`s the night! SOLD OUT The Weather Station show at The Great Hall, get ready to swoon Toronto! more
@THE DEARS
RT @fontananorth: What's old is new again (even though these releases never got old). @PaperBagRecords has re-issued @thedears + @GreatLak… more
 
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Five Questions With… The Road Hammers
Five Questions With… The Road Hammers Five Questions With… The Road Hammers Jan 19, 2018 by Jason Schneider Comments CCMA Group of the Year, The Road Hammers recently released the latest single from ... more
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FYI Schedule of Upcoming Releases, Jan. 19, 2018
FYI Schedule of Upcoming Releases, Jan. 19, 2018 Cadence Weapon. Photo: Mark Sommerfeld FYI Schedule of Upcoming Releases, Jan. 19, 2018 The holiday drought of new album releases is definitely over, ... more
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NEW VIDEO The Glorious Sons - Everything Is Alright
New music video for Everything Is Alright (Official Video) performed by The Glorious Sons. more
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Watch Daniel Caesar Perform "Get You" on `Late Night with Seth Meyers`
Daniel Caesar: Get You- Late Night with Seth Meyers
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@Loverboy🎸
Who's Coming?: Lincoln, CA - Feb 16 at Thunder Valley Casino Resort https://t.co/L6qAHedc5X more
 
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Music News Digest, Jan. 19, 2018
Music News Digest, Jan. 19, 2018 The Olympic Symphonium has organized another Shivering Songs Festival Music News Digest, Jan. 19, 2018 Jan 19, 2018 by Kerry Doole Comments Given that is held in Fred... more
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Grand Analog: Mutations ft. Posdnuos
Grand Analog: Mutations ft. Posdnuos Photo: Mark Warfield Grand Analog: Mutations ft. Posdnuos Jan 19, 2018 by Kerry Doole Comments Grand Analog - "Mutations (ft. Posdnuos)" (Grand Analog Music): Lov... more
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SKY FERREIRA OUT NOW
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@Robby Johnson
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Canadian Highlights Included In Pollstar's Annual Concert Rankings
Canadian Highlights Included In Pollstar's Annual Concert Rankings Canadian Highlights Included In Pollstar's Annual Concert Rankings Live Jan 19, 2018 by David Farrell Comments Trade publication Pol... more
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SamaritanMag Q&A With ...Busty And The Bass
SamaritanMag Q&A With ...Busty And The Bass Busty and the Bass SamaritanMag Q&A With ...Busty And The Bass Charity Jan 19, 2018 by Aaron Brophy Comments There are a few cliché things emerging pop ban... more
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Media Beat: January 18, 2018
Media Beat: January 18, 2018 Media Beat: January 18, 2018 Media Jan 19, 2018 by David Farrell Comments The Launch hits a high note with Bell viewers More than 3.2M unique viewers have checked out CTV... more
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The Great Escape outlines convention details for 2018 | Live | Music Week
January 18th 2018 at 8:00AM The Great Escape has confirmed details of the three-day TGE:Convention for its annual Brighton event. For the first time ever, the conference element of the new music fes... more
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Neon Dreams Announces American Tour
Neon Dreams Announces American Tour more
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Michael Bublé Returns To Stage At Vancouver Juno Awards
Vancouver superstar Michael Bublé will be hosting the 47th annual Juno Awards, which will broadcast live on CBC from the Rogers Arena in the singer`s hometown on Sunday, March 25.
“I’m so grateful for the opportunity to host such an iconic night in Canadian music,” said Bublé, a 12-time Juno winner. “To be able to host the Juno Awards in my hometown is both an honour and a privilege.”
Juno Week in Vancouver launches on March 19. The `09 events in the city reportedly resulted in an ec... more
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RT @musicinsfdotcom: Check out our interview with Meow Meow, set to perform with @PinkMartiniBand co-founder Thomas Lauderdale at the @Davi… more
 
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The Music Week Playlist: January 15, 2018 | Playlists | Music Week
The Music Week Playlist: January 15, 2018 January 17th 2018 at 9:44AM Ramz Barking (Polydor) After its video launched on GRM Daily last year, Ramz’s low-slung jam has lodged itself in the singles cha... more
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Songtrust partners with ICE Services Ltd | Publishing | Music Week
January 18th 2018 at 7:17AM Royalty collection platform Songtrust has announced an agreement with pan-European licensing hub, ICE Services Ltd. The deal, signed with Songtrust's parent company, Down... more
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Making Waves: Clairo
TWITTER : @clairecottrill WHO : Claire Cottrill, aka Clairo, aka DJ Baby Benz. WHAT : Contemporary lo-fi pop that twins earthy realness, fragility and relatable stories with simple melodies and clack... more
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Melanie C talks Spice Girls and sexism at AIM's Women In Music | Talent | Music Week
by MusicWeek Staff January 18th 2018 at 1:23AM Melanie C was the star of the show at AIM’s annual Women In Music event at City Hall in London. The former Spice Girl – aka Melanie Chisholm – gave a f... more
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Scott Helman
Three years after the release of his first EP, Augusta, Canadian singer-songwriter Scott Helman has unleashed his debut full-length LP, Hôtel de Ville, a collection of 12 alt-pop coming-of-age tracks. The 22-year-old Toronto native who successfully broke into the music industry in his mid-teens earned himself two Juno Award nominations, certified gold status for his hit, Bungalow, and began quickly fielding comparisons to the likes of Vance Joy and Jeff Buckley. more
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Government backs plans to protect grassroots venues from developers | Live | Music Week
by James Hanley January 18th 2018 at 11:22AM The UK’s grassroots network has been handed a “tremendous boost” after the Government backed plans to enshrine the "Agent of Change" principle in law to p... more
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Rising Star: Meet Parlophone's Krishma Kudhail | Interviews | Music Week
by Ben Homewood January 17th 2018 at 9:36AM Each week, Music Week profiles the brightest new talents in the business. This week, Parlophone's Krishma Kudhail, tells her story... How did you break in... more
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New rulers: Music industry leaders reveal their new artist tips for 2018 (part 2) | Talent | Music Week
by Ben Homewood January 18th 2018 at 6:00AM Music Week ’s celebration of the new music set to define 2018 continues apace, with the second part our collection of the industry’s top new talent tips fo... more
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Why the biz needs to rethink the word 'success' in 2018 | opinion | Opinion | Music Week
by Mark Sutherland January 18th 2018 at 6:00AM In some industries, January is boring. Not in the music biz. The anticipation created by a new crop of potential favourite acts means there will never be... more
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MusiCounts Announces Hedley As Sponsor Of 2018 Teacher Of The Year Award
Today, MusiCounts, Canada`s leading music education charity, is pleased to announce JUNO Award winning band Hedley will sponsor the 2018 MusiCounts Teacher of the Year Award. Established in 2005, the Award pays tribute to the accomplishments of one exceptional music teacher each year. Nominations are now open and can be made via musicounts.ca until January 5, 2018.
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BNL`s Kevin Hearn Talks Fake Nudes And More
Released this past Friday, Fake Nudes is the 15th album from Barenaked Ladies. Their prolific output over a career now spanning 29 years has been matched by few Canadian bands.
In a recent chat with FYI, keyboardist/vocalist Kevin Hearn discussed touring, his increased songwriting role in the band, and his work outside BNL. more
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MMF launches Transparency Index to raise industry standards | Management | Music Week
January 18th 2018 at 7:15AM The Music Managers Forum (MMF) has announced the next phase of its Dissecting The Digital Dollar initiative. The plans involve collating a Transparency Index that rates l... more
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Youngblood is Keeping the Momentum Going
VANCOUVER – Alexis Youngblood bounces into the coffee shop an hour late, all apologies and smiles. The lead singer of Vancouver pop outfit, Youngblood, she has just returned home from her second European tour and immediately has plunged back into the recording studio for some pretty long days. “No rest in between, really,” she says. “My manager phoned and we were like in the next morning.” Even exhausted, she exudes energy and passion. When asked if her daily life is anything like her ... more
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It’s very cool to see the creative ways that lyrics are brought to life! Thanks @DSylvan for your beautiful work XoS https://t.co/qk38frmzAQ more
 
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'I want to be successful on my own terms': Mabel reveals her 2018 plans | Talent | Music Week
by Ben Homewood January 18th 2018 at 6:00AM Mabel has told Music Week that the success of her gold-selling single Finders Keepers was “one of the most magical moments” of her life. Starring on the cov... more
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Mushroom signs with Atlas Music Publishing | Publishing | Music Week
by MusicWeek Staff January 18th 2018 at 11:00AM Mushroom Music Publishing has agreed to sub-publish fellow independent company Atlas Music Publishing within Australia and New Zealand. Under the new ... more
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Tastemakers: What's Fact's Al Horner listening to this week | Tastemakers | Music Week
January 17th 2018 at 10:32AM Fact editor-in-chief Al Horner on SL’s Tropical Croydon teenager SL had a grassroots hit last March with Gentleman - a dark, 808-splashed funeral procession of a track wh... more
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Award-winning engineer Olga Fitzroy on why the biz should embrace shared parental leave to help close the gender pay gap | opinion | Opinion | Music Week
Award-winning engineer Olga Fitzroy on why the biz should embrace shared parental leave to help close the gender pay gap January 17th 2018 at 11:42AM While 2017 was dominated by headlines about sexua... more
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Feldman Artists Shine With 8 Grammy Nominations in 2018
The 60th annual Grammy nominees have been revealed and the list wouldn`t be complete without a few Feldman Artists! With such amazing music released in the last year, it`s an incredible feat and we can`t wait to see who takes it home January 28th . more
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SPOTLIGHT: The Reeperbahn Festival
One of the most popular international showcasing opportunities provided by Music BC  is The Reeperbahn Festival in Hamburg, Germany. Our latest spotlight will shine the light on the 2017 Festival, where 8 BC artists joined Alex Grigg and Lindsay MacPherson from Music BC for this journey overseas.
The 2017 Reeperbahn Festival took place from September 20th – 23rd and presented more than 800 events spanning a range of genres in locations around Hamburg’s Reeperbahn. Since its debut in 2... more
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#FollowFriday @SteveEwen @TorontoCatRescu @VOKRAtweets @FurBearers @DefenderRadio @PeaceForAll_WWS @MargotVan… https://t.co/CUdGfimhYK more
 
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'She's somebody we'd wanted to work with for many years': Dan Chalmers talks Sheridan Smith's debut breakthrough | Talent | Music Week
by Andre Paine January 18th 2018 at 5:26AM It’s been a good start to 2018 for Warner Music with 17 nominations at the BRIT Awards – all of them for UK acts – and a strong showing for debut artists Du... more
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UK rapper Ramz is storming the charts with breakout hit Barking | Talent | Music Week
by Ben Homewood January 18th 2018 at 2:02PM South London rapper Ramz, whose track Barking has exploded to become 2018’s first breakout hit, has told Music Week that his first taste of success “feels ... more
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Journey And Def Leppard Team For Co-Headlining Tour
Journey And Def Leppard Team For Co-Headlining Tour 6:57 AM, Friday, 1/19/2018 By: Jay Smith Kevin Mazur Journey Journey performs during Classic West at Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles July 16. Promisin... more
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Heavier sound brings sunnier days for the Weather Station
It was never going to result in a shocking overnight shift of gears from folk to Slayer or anything, but Tamara Lindeman’s decision to tilt the Weather Station in a slightly more rock ’n’ roll direction on its fourth album still had her fighting against her nerves for the duration of its creation.
“It always feels like a risk, but with this record there were all these moments when I was mixing or I’d be driving to the studio and I’d be, like, ‘I can’t do this. What’s happened?’ and I ... more
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Hear New Dashboard Confessional's Potent New Song 'Heart Beat Here'
Dashboard Confessional unveiled a stirring new song, "Heart Beat Here," set to appear on their upcoming LP, Crooked Shadows , out February 9th via Fueled by Ramen. Related Q&A: Dashboard Confessional'... more
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Watch Franz Ferdinand Play Theatrical New Song 'Always Ascending' on 'Fallon'
Franz Ferdinand offered a theatrical flair to their manic dance-rock single "Always Ascending" on Thursday's Tonight Show . Related Hear Franz Ferdinand Slam Donald Trump in 'Demagogue' Rockers join 3... more
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Just announced! @RoyalWood takes centre stage for his headlining debut at Massey Hall on May 11
Royal Wood is no stranger to Massey Hall. He has performed on the hallowed stage during his Songwriters` Circle performance for the 2010 JUNO Awards, and sat in the Hall as an audience member and music fan, witnessing legends like Gordon Lightfoot and Lyle Lovett perform. Now, after a period in his life where he lost his father, found love and marriage, and crafted a brilliant, bold new album (to be released in 2018), Royal will take centre stage at the iconic venue for his first headl... more
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Revival Tour Attracts Strong Showing From Johnny Reid`s Tartan Army
Johnny Reid, a six-time Juno Award winner and 26-time CCMA award recipient, announced his Revival cross-Canada tour last week and early indications are the 44 announced shows are going to be sell-outs well in advance of his first pair of concerts at Sidney, BC’s Winspear Theatre on Feb. 226/27.
Tickets went on sale Friday, and early reports suggest shows in many cities including Nanaimo, Winnipeg, Saskatoon, Corner Brook, and St. John’s either sold out immediately or sold most of the ... more
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Former Ataris Bassist Faces Scam Charges
Former Ataris Bassist Faces Scam Charges 4:44 PM, Thursday, 1/18/2018 The Ataris The Ataris Former The Ataris bassist Michael Sean Davenport is accused of running a $27 million real-estate scam and wa... more
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Movie Tickets Down, Prices Up In 2017
Movie Tickets Down, Prices Up In 2017 5:50 PM, Thursday, 1/18/2018 By: Francisco Rendon Graph Courtesy of the National Association of Theatre Owners null Admissions Changes The number of movie tickets... more
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Scooter Braun To Be Honored At Midem
Scooter Braun To Be Honored At Midem 5:52 PM, Thursday, 1/18/2018 By: Sarah Pittman John Salangsang/Invision/AP Bun B & Scooter Braun At Hand in Hand: A Benefit for Hurricane Harvey Relief held at Uni... more
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Vince Staples
12:00 AM, Friday, 1/19/2018 By: Ryan Borba Pop music and culture have clearly shifted toward rap and hip-hop in recent years, and one prime example is Vince Staples , who blends hip-hop with danceabl... more
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Canada’s Own Man Mountain, K. Trevor Wilson, Has Gotten Some Strange Breaks: How He Got on Kimmel, and Oddball’s Main Stage
In an ongoing effort to bridge the gap between the New York and Toronto comedy communities, Comedy Records will present their first showcase at Carolines on Wednesday (October 25).
The lineup will feature New York based comedians Giulia Rozzi and Andy Fiori sharing the stage with Toronto’s K Trevor Wilson and Sterling Scott. Staying consistent with theme, the show will be hosted by Jay Wells L’Ecuyer and Eytan Millstone (Toronto sketch comics now based in New York).
New York’s comedy... more
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See Fall Out Boy Play Guitar-Heavy 'Hold Me Tight or Don't' on 'Colbert'
Fall Out Boy played a hard-hitting, guitar-heavy version of "Hold Me Tight or Don't" on Thursday's The Late Show . The quartet did without their usual stage pyrotechnics for the electro-rock track, wh... more
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Def Leppard's Joe Elliott Talks Massive Tour With Journey
Def Leppard's Joe Elliott Talks Massive Tour With Journey Veteran bands plan 60-show tour starting in May Def Leppard have announced a massive tour starting in May with Journey. Credit: Timothy Norris... more
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Hear Kylie Minogue's Euphoric New Song 'Dancing' Off New LP 'Golden'
Kylie Minogue released her new song "Dancing," the euphoric first single her upcoming album Golden . Related Kylie Minogue on 'Sexercize,' New Tour The Australian singer takes us behind the scenes of ... more
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FOLLOWING A SOLD OUT CANADIAN TOUR THE GLORIOUS SONS ANNOUNCE A HOMETOWN ROGERS K-ROCK CENTRE SHOW FEBRUARY 24
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LEAD SINGLE, “EVERYTHING IS ALRIGHT” #1 AT ALTERNATIVE RADIO

20 November 2017 (Toronto, ON) – Off the heels of a completely sold out Canadian Tour, Juno-nominated alternative rock band, The Glorious Sons, announce their homecoming show at the Rogers
K-Rock Centre February 24, 2018. The band sold out all 19 dates of their cross-Canadian tour including four nights at The Phoenix Concert Theatre in Toronto. This K-Rock ... more
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Elise LeGrow takes liberties playing Chess
After playing Toronto rock `n roll bars and jazzy dinner crowds her debut album provokes with reimagined standards more
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Hear Blackberry Smoke's Grungy New Song 'Flesh and Bone'
Hear Blackberry Smoke's Grungy New Song 'Flesh and Bone' Track appears on the Southern-rock revivalist's just announced album 'Find a Light' Blackberry Smoke will release their sixth studio album 'Fin... more
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Watch Charlotte Cardin perform a yearning live rendition of “Main Girl”
The French-Canadian singer’s love-stained hit sounds even sultrier when stripped down to the essentials.

Charlotte Cardin doesn`t shy away from love`s messier, stickier aspects - the problem areas in between desire and mutual respect are her favorite musical places to dwell. In a new live rendition of “Main Girl”, performed at Brooklyn’s National Sawdust arts center, the song’s conflicted intimacy feels even more vivid, as Charlotte’s three-piece band strips back the studio layers ... more
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ANNOUNCING: No Peace In Quiet Tour Nothing like live music to shake off the winter chill! There are a few more dat… https://t.co/EsT0mRraT7 more
 
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Faith Healer’s “& Waiting” music video is a sweet slice of tour life
Faith Healer’s “& Waiting” music video is a sweet slice of tour life The Edmonton classic pop duo are heading on the road in support of the new album Try ;-) . By Jordan Darville Faith Healer is the ... more
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Bahamas 'Earthones' (album stream)
By Exclaim! Staff Published Jan 18, 2018 Following a bevy of teasers, Afie Jurvanen has now released his new album as Bahamas . Right now, you can stream all of Earthtones to your heart's content. The... more
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Hilltop Hoods North American Tour
Don`t miss Hilltop Hoods on their North American Tour.
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Business Is Booming For TFA, Agency President Jeff Craib Explains!
The Feldman Agency is on a roll with the addition of Don Simpson as its newly installed COO and a business development plan that has produced record-breaking year-on-year income.

Put simply, it’s the hottest music talent agency in Canada by a country mile, and company president Jeff Craib wants me to know it is not good fortune that has brought this about but the result of a strategy put in place several years back.
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My Favorite Thing About Labo: I Don’t Have to Buy It
All Stories On Wednesday Nintendo announced Labo , its cardboard-fueled festival of imagination that bridges the gap between video games and physical toys. It’s aimed at kids and “kids at heart.” The... more
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Glen Hansard on Reviving Old Songs for New Album 'Between Two Shores'
All Stories In June of 2013, one year after releasing his standout debut solo album, Rhythm and Repose , Glen Hansard and his band booked time at Wilco's Loft studio on the north side of Chicago. The... more
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Jason Aldean Unveils 2018 High Noon Neon Tour
Jason Aldean Unveils 2018 High Noon Neon Tour Superstar announces 34-city trek with support from Luke Combs and Lauren Alaina Jason Aldean will launch his High Noon Neon Tour, featuring guests Luke Co... more
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GORD BAMFORD FEATURING JIM CUDDY DELIVER “AIN’T IT GRAND” TO COUNTRY RADIO TODAY!
(Toronto, ON – September 20th, 2017) Sony Music Entertainment Canada Inc. recording artist Gord Bamford returns to the airwaves with “Ain’t It Grand” the second single from his upcoming full length album. The follow up single to the top 10 country radio summer smash “Livin’ on Summertime” sees Gord Bamford tagging Blue Rodeo’s charismatic frontman Jim Cuddy to duet on this catchy, fun and ultra-Canadian gem. Gord and Jim launched the single with a show stopping performance at the 2017 ... more
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Watch Inspiring Trailer for Snoop Dogg's 'Coach Snoop' Series
Snoop Dogg tries to lead his youth football team to gridiron glory in the inspiring new trailer for Coach Snoop, which premieres on Netflix February 2nd. Related Snoop Dogg on Police Violence, Trump, ... more
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Off-Duty Cop Arrested Over Concert Kerfuffle
Off-Duty Cop Arrested Over Concert Kerfuffle 5:30 AM, Thursday, 1/18/2018 By: Francisco Rendon An off-duty police officer was arrested after allegedly getting out of control at a concert at a Ja Rule ... more
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Live Nation Urban Partners With Broccoli City For Broccoli City Festival
Live Nation Urban Partners With Broccoli City For Broccoli City Festival 12:00 PM, Thursday, 1/18/2018 By: Jay Smith John Davisson Migos Wild 94.1’s The Last Damn Show at Amalie Arena in Tampa, Fla., ... more
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MATTHEW GOOD AND OUR LADY PEACE ANNOUNCE CROSS COUNTRY TOUR
Our Lady Peace and Matthew Good have announced that they will be co-headling a 20 date Canadian tour next spring. Tickets and VIP packages for the tour will be available through both artists` websites and fanclubs starting November 17th. The public on-sale starts November 24th. The dates with the two Canadian rock legends run from March 1, 2018 through March 31 and bring them from coast to coast, with shows lined up from St. John’s to Vancouver. more
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Don Simpson Named COO At TFA
The Feldman Agency (TFA) has announced the appointment of Don Simpson as Chief Operating Officer effective immediately.

The Canadian with over 25 years of entertainment experience in the entertainment and show industries was formerly affiliated with AEG Live and was previously EVP, Productions and Business Development for Madison Square Garden. more
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Developer Sues Virginia Beach For $140 Million
Developer Sues Virginia Beach For $140 Million 12:34 PM, Ron Camacho Virginia Beach Arena Rendering A developer is suing Virginia Beach, Va., for $140 million after the city allegedly ruined its rep... more
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Jorja Smith "Let Me Down" (ft. Stormzy) (video)
By Calum Slingerland Published Jan 18, 2018 After sharing her Stormzy -assisted single "Let Me Down" earlier this month, Jorja Smith has now give the song the music video treatment. Directed by Hector... more
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Mel C: ‘The Spice Girls were told that girl bands don’t sell’
Mel C: ‘The Spice Girls were told that girl bands don’t sell’ 208 shares By Rhian Jones As one fifth of the Spice Girls, Melanie C was part of the biggest girl group in British pop history and has sin... more
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Troye Sivan’s ‘The Good Side’ Is A Brutally Honest Apology To His Ex
Madeline Roth madfitzroth 01/18/2018 Troye Sivan has done it again. After showing off his Footloose -style chops on “ My My My! ”, the 22-year-old is back with a second and much gentler taste of his ... more
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Review: The Tragic Story Of The Tragically Hip
Title: Long Time Running
Directed by Jennifer Baichwal and Nicholas de Pencier

Executive Producers: Scot McFadyen Sam Dunn Bernie Breen Patrick Sambrook Jeffrey Remedios Dave Harris Naveen Prasad Jeremy Smith

Producers: Scot McFadyen, Rachel McLean, Randy Lennox, Bell Media

Production Company: Banger Films

Starring Gord Downie, Paul Langlois, Gord Sinclair, Rob Baker and Johnny Fay

Currently playing in over 150 cinemas across Canada

Airing o... more
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