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HEDLEY ANNOUNCE CAGELESS TOUR 2018
WITH VERY SPECIAL GUESTS
SHAWN HOOK
NEON DREAMS

Tickets go on sale Friday, September 29 at www.hedleyonline.com

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Jay-Z Is Taking A ‘Once-In-A-Lifetime Artist’ On Tour With Him
Madeline Roth madfitzroth 1h ago Back in July, Jay-Z called Vic Mensa “ an incredible artist, a once-in-a-lifetime artist ” at the release party for Mensa’s debut album. Now, Jay’s taken his co-sign ... more
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First Play Live: Cold Specks, Fool's Paradise
Cold Specks really blew people away in 2011, when she mysteriously appeared — seemingly out of nowhere — on Later ... With Jools Holland in the U.K. Who was this Canadian woman with a haunting voice t... more
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Check out these stunning images from our Polaris portrait studio
The 2017 Polaris Music Prize wrapped on Monday night, with Lido Pimienta taking home the award for her debut album, La Papessa . During the night, we invited various artists into the Round Room at Tor... 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
@jann arden
#feedingmymother is out November 21. #alzheimers #parents .....it's been a heartbreaking… https://t.co/5mgVCEOz6g more
 
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Shania Twain's 'Now': Singer Opens Up About New Album - Rolling Stone
All Stories Back in May, Shania Twain previewed her long-awaited new album for media in Nashville, nervously addressing the group as if she wasn't sure how the music would be received. Twain openly p... more
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Two Fabulous Music Tech Companies. Both Dead on the Same Day. - Digital Music News
Ricall and Blin.gy have gone the way of the dodo. UK-based platform Ricall offered music pre-licensed for use in advertising, film, and TV. Blin.gy brought special effects that magically inserted us... more
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Little Big Town Plot 2018 Tour With Kacey Musgraves, Midland
Little Big Town Plot 2018 Tour With Kacey Musgraves, Midland Country quartet's 23-date The Breaker Tour gets underway in February Little Big Town will headline the Breakers Tour with Kacey Musgraves a... 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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RT @SarrChristie: Catching up with @riaisawake tomorrow on @VirginRadio_KW before the #EndOfSummerWrapParty and plan to get to the bottom o… more
 
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Margo Price, Joshua Hedley Set for 'Underground' Cavern Concert
All Stories Members of Jack White's Third Man Records roster will descend more than 300 feet underground on September 29th for a special concert. Presented with the Tennessee Department of Tourist De... more
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Hillary Clinton Recalls Encounter With 'Manspreading' Vladimir Putin - RollingStone.com
All Stories Hillary Clinton had a lot to say when she sat down with Stephen Colbert on The Late Show Tuesday night, and when the chat involved foreign relations and Russia's involvement in the 2016 p... more
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Greg Kurstin launches JV with Sony/ATV, extends publishing deal
Greg Kurstin launches JV with Sony/ATV, extends publishing deal 4 shares One of the most in-demand writers/producers in the world, Greg Kurstin, has launched a JV with Sony/ATV to sign songwriters an... 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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The auction just closed at an insane $19,600! 😮😮😮😮😮😮😮😮😮😮😮😮😮 https://t.co/WcvUBvIzJ2 more
 
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Victoria Comedy Gets Death Threats for Making White Males Pay More
Victoria Comedy Gets Death Threats for Making White Males Pay More The BC screening costs $15 for white males, while everyone else pays $10 By Calum Slingerland A group of comedians in Victoria, BC,... more
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M for Montreal Reveals Initial 2017 Lineup with Odesza, Alvvays, Jean-Michel Blais
By Brock Thiessen While summer festival season is over and done with, M for Montreal is just now gearing up for its 2017 event. As such, the annual festival has just rolled out its initial lineup. T... more
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How Mutemath Survived a Near-Breakup and Made a Fresh Start
All Stories Paul Meany's life and career permanently pivoted this past summer with a single phone call. Drummer-producer Darren King – his Mutemath bandmate of 15 years and a crucial architect of the... more
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The Feldman Agency Appoints Don Simpson As Chief Operating Officer
TORONTO, ON - The Feldman Agency (TFA) is pleased to announce the appointment of Don Simpson as Chief Operating Officer effective September 18th. Simpson brings over 25 years of entertainment experience in senior management, operations, business development and strategic planning to the North American premiere talent agency. more
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Neon Dreams Imprint Links With Warner For New EP
Halifax trio Neon Dreams has partnered with Warner Music Canada for the release of its new EP Wolf, Princess & Me that comes out on the band`s imprint Dreaming Out Loud Records, on September 22.
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Celebrate these new creative forces embarking on their musical odyssey https://t.co/Ic4oJqfoyt more
 
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'Stronger' Review: Jake Gyllenhaal Does 'Boston Strong' the Right Way, Warts and All
All Stories Based on a True Story: That phrase – Hollywood-speak for bullshit – can put audiences on guard for fact-fudging and bogus uplift. Not so with Stronger, a powerhouse biopic that sidesteps ... more
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Meet Muna, the Queer L.A. Pop Trio Now on Tour With Harry Styles
All Stories "I really care that our music is a story of growth," Muna singer Katie Gavin tells Rolling Stone in an August phone chat. Fittingly, the thoughtful L.A. pop outfit, also including guitari... more
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Yes, Harry Styles Performed One Direction Songs At His Solo Tour Kickoff
Madeline Roth madfitzroth 3h ago Harry Styles kicked off his solo tour in San Francisco last night, where he wore a floral suit, waved a Pride flag around , and delivered a stellar 14-song set for th... more
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Halsey And G-Eazy Can’t Stop Making Out On Camera
Deepa Lakshmin deepa 1h ago Halsey and G-Eazy want you to know they're a thing. No, seriously. If you've stopped by any of their social media accounts lately, it's impossible to miss their love. The ... more
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Meghan Patrick named Canadian country music`s female artist of the year at CCMAs
Ontario`s Meghan Patrick broke Jess Moskaluke`s three-year winning streak by taking home the 2017 Canadian Country Music Award for female artist of the year Sunday night. more
@OurLadyPeace
Join us live as we finalize #Somethingness in our LA studio! Pre-order the album and get the first part in advance:… https://t.co/4LW1s4oPxU more
 
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Rodney Crowell Cancels 2017 Tour Dates - Rolling Stone
All Stories Rodney Crowell has canceled the remainder of his 2017 tour schedule on doctor's orders. The Grammy-winning musician announced the news via social media on Tuesday, saying, "An impressive ... more
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US recorded music industry revenues grew 15% in first half of 2017
US recorded music industry revenues grew 15% in first half of 2017 1 share By The story of streaming continuing to expand the US recorded music industry gathered pace in the first half of 2017. Ac... more
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Foo Fighters 'Frustrated' After Fans Turned Away From London Show
See Jason Isbell's Haunting 'If We Were Vampires' on... Foo Fighters 'Frustrated' After Fans Turned Away From London Show Hundreds of ticket holders were denied entry to Tuesday's O2 Arena concert for... more
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See Billy Corgan's Dreamlike Trailer for New Silent Film 'Pillbox'
All Stories As Smashing Pumpkins frontman Billy Corgan readies the release of his upcoming solo LP, Ogilala (billed to William Patrick Corgan), he's also putting out a silent film, Pillbox , to accom... more
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Multi-Platinum Country Star Tim Hicks Releases New Single “Forever Rebels"
The fourth single from Hicks` top selling album SHAKE THESE WALLS more
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How Tim Hicks` "Stronger Beer" Hopped Up His Career In 2017
It was the non-hit that wasn`t supposed to happen that put Tim Hicks in a league of his own. more
@Rosie & the Riveters
RT @TheEllenShow: Happy Jewish New Year! I'm not Jewish, but I'm still gonna kiss a random person at midnight. #RoshHashanah more
 
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Magic Johnson Subpoenaed to Testify in Lawsuit Involving Draymond Green
Magic Johnson has been subpoenaed to testify as a witness in a civil lawsuit against Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green, according to The Detroit Free Press . A court filing quoting Johnson'... more
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Watch Prophets of Rage's Trump-Skewering New 'Hail to the Chief' Video
All Stories Prophets of Rage – the supergroup/" elite task force of revolutionary musicians " featuring members of Rage Against the Machine, Public Enemy and Cypress Hill – unleashed a new video for ... more
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The Weather Station: Thirty
Toronto folk-rock songstress Tamara Lindeman will release her self-titled new album (her fourth) on Oct. 6. more
@Good Lovelies
RT @Amelia_Curran: I am playing in Ontario in November and this will be all for quite some time, friends. Hope to see you. xo. https://t.… more
 
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Spotify hires Rakesh Patel to head up company’s sales force in the UK
Spotify hires Rakesh Patel to head up company’s sales force in the UK 4 shares By Spotify has hired Rakesh Patel as Head of Sales for the UK. He brings 18 years’ of industry experience to Spotify,... more
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Entertainment One promotes Michael Olsen to EVP, Operations and Business & Legal Affairs
Entertainment One promotes Michael Olsen to EVP, Operations and Business & Legal Affairs 1 share By Entertainment One (eOne) has promoted Michael Olsen to Executive Vice President, Operations and B... more
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Live Review: Foo Fighters at the O2 Arena, 19/09/2017
Live Review: Foo Fighters at the O2 Arena, 19/09/2017 A storming of the famed venue with an epic hits-packed show Photo: Simon Sarin In the last ten years, Foo Fighters have released four albums, s... more
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The Tragically Hip Announce LONG TIME RUNNING
The new documentary film will have its World Premiere at TIFF before a Canadian theatrical release Sept. 14th more
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The Beaches Want to Be the Future of Rock `n` Roll
With a take it or leave it attitude, the Toronto group ready themselves for their debut, giving a sample on the new raucous single "Money." more
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The Observer/Time Out's Isa Jaward on Jordan Rakei's Wallflower | Tastemakers | Music Week
September 20th 2017 at 7:45AM The Observer/Time Out’s Isa Jaward on Jordan Rakei’s Wallflower YouTube ‘rabbit hole’ sessions can take you to strange and often wonderful places. An afternoon some year... more
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New industry figures reveal surge in live and recorded music, jobs and exports to deliver £4.4bn boost to UK economy | Labels | Music Week
by MusicWeek Staff September 20th 2017 at 6:06AM According to a new report published today (September 20) by UK Music, the industry grew by 6% in 2016 to contribute £4.4 billion to the economy. The M... more
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BAD CHILD delivers a cinematic new visual for his standout cut “Pretty Girls”
BAD CHILD crash lands on our pages with an incredible video for his standout cut “Pretty Girls.” It’s an ultra-cinematic visual that brings the track to life beautifully, showing off BAD CHILD’s unique artistry and stellar set of skills as he lays down some knockout verses and a killer hook en route to an amazing track and video overall. Be sure to look out for more from him soon, as he’s without a doubt one of the most refreshing artists we’ve heard in recent months. Enjoy “Pretty Gir... more
@jann arden
Okay- so #GypsyNetflix was insanely frustrating. I loved it and hated it. Not sure what that means. more
 
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'It's been an extraordinary response': Stephen Budd on Amnesty and Sofar Sounds' Give A Home gigs | Live | Music Week
by Andre Paine September 20th 2017 at 6:06AM Music manager Stephen Budd has spent the last nine months helping to coordinate today’s (September 20) Give A Home event from Amnesty International and So... more
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The Music Week Playlist: September 18, 2017 | Playlists | Music Week
Kicks, Virgin EMI Taken from debut album The Attractions Of Youth, out September 29, this track gets its kicks from distorted guitars and percussion. Contact Dave Palmer AJ Tracey (feat. Swoosh & S... more
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'It will create a compelling partnership': Guy Moot on Sony/ATV's JV with Futurekind | Publishing | Music Week
by Andre Paine September 20th 2017 at 6:00AM Guy Moot, Sony/ATV president, worldwide creative, has hailed the “dynamic duo” behind Futurekind, a global joint venture with the publisher. In this week’... more
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Sheffield Arena secures new naming rights deal | Live | Music Week
by James Hanley September 20th 2017 at 12:15PM Sheffield Arena has been renamed as the FlyDSA Arena as part of a six-figure naming rights agreement with Doncaster Sheffield Airport (DSA). The initia... more
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Dreaming of Canada with Carly Rae Jepsen
The most beautiful sound in the world to me is that of an orchestra tuning itself to the oboe’s taut A. The second most beautiful is Carly Rae Jepsen. For these two reasons, I flew to Canada for exactly twenty-eight hours over the weekend, to see Jepsen perform with the sixty-person Toronto Symphony Orchestra, in a sold-out performance for twenty-six hundred of the purest souls in pop fandom and, possibly, the world. “I’m so happy that it’s almost like I’m uncomfortable!” Jepsen gasped... more
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Five Questions With… The Philosopher Kings
It’s almost impossible to recall how barren the Canadian R&B landscape was in 1994 when The Philosopher Kings released their self-titled debut album. But that quickly changed as the heavily talented Toronto band quickly went gold at home and scored a U.S. hit with the album’s first single, “Charms.” more
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New Order reach settlement with Peter Hook | Talent | Music Week
by Andre Paine September 20th 2017 at 11:48AM New Order have reached a full and final settlement with former bassist Peter Hook, according to a statement from the band. The long-running and at times... more
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On The Radar: Khalid | On The Radar | Music Week
by Ben Homewood September 20th 2017 at 6:00AM For some people, Location, Location, Location equates to watching Kirstie Allsopp and Phil Spencer unearth the homes the public can’t on their popular pr... more
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Worthy break? UK festival bosses on how Glastonbury's absence could impact the 2018 circuit | Live | Music Week
by James Hanley September 20th 2017 at 12:01AM UK festival bosses have weighed in on how Glastonbury's absence from the 2018 calendar will impact on the wider market. Glastonbury is taking its first... more
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Sync Story: Life Is Strange: Before The Storm/Daughter | Publishing | Music Week
by Ben Homewood September 20th 2017 at 7:00AM Daughter have been celebrated for their uncompromising way with emotion since forming in 2010, and now, thanks to their first video game OST, they’re win... more
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Jonathan Roy : l`élan d`un nouveau départ
(SHERBROOKE) En janvier dernier, Jonathan Roy proposait son album Mr Optimist Blues comme un nouveau départ dans sa carrière musicale. Six mois plus tard, le chanteur flotte sur un nuage. Après un début d`année chargé et plusieurs festivals au cours de l`été, il partira officiellement en tournée à l`automne.
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We had an incredible time last week at Eat To The Beat at @WaltDisneyWorld! 📷: @betsyannmas https://t.co/jE5RKz49jY more
 
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The Prodigy sign to BMG, new album due in 2018 | Talent | Music Week
by Ben Homewood September 20th 2017 at 6:58AM The Prodigy have announced plans to release their first album in three years worldwide through BMG in early 2018. Released via the band’s Take Me To The... more
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Bob Dylan Celebrates His "Gospel Years" with New Bootleg Series Box Set
FOLK & COUNTRY Bob Dylan Celebrates His "Gospel Years" with New Bootleg Series Box Set The massive 'Trouble No More' will feature a Toronto concert from 1980, as well as 100 previously unreleased reco... more
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Vic Mensa Joins JAY-Z's "4:44 TOUR"
By Brock Thiessen Published Sep 20, 2017 Next month, JAY-Z will at last kick off his "4:44 TOUR." If you've been wondering who would be opening the trek, though, it's now been revealed that none other... more
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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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WATCH: Jesse Roper kicks off Canada Day celebrations in Langford
Metchosin’s own Jesse Roper rocked the stage this morning, kicking off Canada Day celebrations for the roughly 300 community members in attendance at Westshore Town Centre in Langford.
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Scorpions / Megadeth - Place Bell, Laval QC, September 19
Photo: Chris Bubinas 9 The brand new Place Bell in Laval, Quebec celebrated hosting music events by kicking off with some serious firepower last night (September 19) as U.S. thrash legends Megadeth, o... more
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Andy Burrows signs publishing deal with Warner/Chappell | Talent | Music Week
September 20th 2017 at 12:01AM Andy Burrows has signed a worldwide deal with Warner/Chappell Music (WCM). Burrows, who rose to fame as Razorlight’s drummer in the 2000s, is currently working on his ... more
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Shawn Mendes Postpones Mexico City - Pollstar
Shawn Mendes Postpones Mexico City 8:46 AM, Wednesday, 9/20/2017 By: Joe Reinartz With Mexico City still in the throes of the aftermath of a devastating earthquake that is responsible for at least 220... more
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Inside 'Tales From the Tour Bus,' Mike Judge's Animated Country-Music History Romp - RollingStone.com
All Stories When Mike Judge began work on Tales From the Tour Bus , a new country-music docuseries for Cinemax that premieres on September 22nd, he did so with a mission. "I like converting people wh... more
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Fun under the sun at the Tall Tree Festival
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Bono on How U2's 'Songs of Experience' Evolved, Taking on Donald Trump
All Stories Shortly before the Edge got on the phone with Rolling Stone to talk about U2 's upcoming LP Songs of Experience , Bono 's "brush with mortality" that sent the album into a different lyric... more
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Phoebe Bridgers - Stranger in the Alps
Published Sep 20, 2017 9 The gripping tension between vulnerability and courage on Los Angeles musician Phoebe Bridgers' debut album, Stranger in the Alps , is something that usually takes singer-song... 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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Marshall makes most of main stage jazz fest show
Amanda Marshall hasn’t released album since 2001. She doesn’t have a Twitter account, a Facebook page or a website. But based on her performance Friday night at the SaskTel Saskatchewan Jazz Festival, the only reasonable explanation for her absence is that she’s been cryogenically frozen for the last 16 years. She looks and sounds exactly the same. Her concert was a 1995 dream come true. And damn, did those songs hold up.

Accompanied by a seven-piece band, the Canadian singer-songwr... more
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Secrets can waver between power and pain. more
 
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Revealed: The finalists of The A&R Awards 2017 in association with Abbey Road Studios
Revealed: The finalists of The A&R Awards 2017 in association with Abbey Road Studios 190 shares By They’re back – in a big way. The A&R Awards in association with Abbey Road Studios return to Lon... more
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CMAO Wins Boost Meghan Patrick`s Soaring Career
Meghan Patrick`s newfound status as the leading trophy-winner at Sunday`s Country Music Association of Ontario (CMAO) Awards show is a serious career boost for the singer/songwriter from Bowmanville. She won in the Album, Female Artist, Music Video, and Rising Star of the Year categories. more
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About to hit the stage in Ottawa for the last show of our Canadian tour! Let's do this! 🇨🇦🇨🇦🇨🇦… https://t.co/H5DiC3saxC more
 
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Bob Dylan's New Bootleg Series Will Spotlight Gospel Period
See Jason Isbell's Haunting 'If We Were Vampires' on... Bob Dylan's New Bootleg Series Will Spotlight Gospel Period The 8-CD/1-DVD 'Trouble No More - The Bootleg Series Vol. 13 / 1979-1981' is packed ... more
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Hear Marilyn Manson's New Love Song 'Kill4Me'
Hear Marilyn Manson's New Love Song 'Kill4Me' "Bloody noses are just like roses," rocker contends in new 'Heaven Upside Down' track Marilyn Manson's new love song, "Kill4Me" will appear on his upcomin... more
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Hear Arcade Fire's Grand Cover of John Lennon's 'Mind Games'
Hear Arcade Fire's Grand Cover of John Lennon's 'Mind Games' Track, which band previously covered onstage during 'Everything Now' tour, is latest installment of Spotify Singles series Arcade Fire rele... more
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New Order, Peter Hook Settle Lawsuit Over Band Names
Hear Howard Stern Read Marilyn Manson's Biting Texts to... New Order, Peter Hook Settle Lawsuit Over Band Names "The Joy Division and New Order names mean a great deal to so many of the fans, and the ... 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 –
– Pre-sale begins Monday, May 8 at 10 a.m. MT, general on sale begins Tuesday, May 9 at 10 a.m. MT more
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Brampton`s Alessia Cara adds charm to MMVAs
TORONTO — Canadian pop singer Alessia Cara offered a dash of charm to an otherwise predictable night of celebrity sightings at the iHeartRadio Much Music Video Awards.

The Brampton, Ont.-raised singer joined co-host Joe Jonas to set the Toronto event in motion, but everything that followed seemed especially scripted.

Even though the MMVAs built their reputation on crazy antics over flashy accolades, this year lacked any sort of iconic moments that would rival Lady Gaga’s ... more
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Reminder! VIP's for our US Fall Tour are available NOW! Get a private soundcheck/mini concert and more!… https://t.co/PefZhrqhnT more
 
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People Just Do Nothing stars Kurupt FM sign to real-life XL Recordings
by Andy Hill Contributor | Photos by Emma Viola Lilja People Just Do Nothing stars Kurupt FM sign to real-life XL Recordings The spoof urban crew will release actual music later this year Photo: Emm... more
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Super-producer Greg Kurstin launches new publishing venture
by Andy Hill Contributor | Photos by Press Super-producer Greg Kurstin launches new publishing venture The producer behind Foo Fighters' new album and Adele seeks fresh talent alongside Sony/ATV. Ph... more
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The Prodigy set to return with new album in 2018
The Prodigy set to return with new album in 2018 And they've promised a new single by the end of the year Photo: Facebook Get ready to have your ears pummelled in 2018 – The Prodigy are set to retu... more
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Listen to Arcade Fire's cover of John Lennon classic 'Mind Games'
Listen to Arcade Fire's cover of John Lennon classic 'Mind Games' Canadian indie titans pay homage to the former Beatle as part of Spotify Singles series Photo: Ethan Weatherby Arcade Fire have jus... more
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Meghan Patrick Takes The Crown At CMAO Awards
Meghan Patrick was the big winner at the 5th annual Country Music Association of Ontario (CMAO) Awards, held at Centennial Hall in London last night.
The singer from Bowmanville, ON, took home four trophies, Album, Female Artist, Music Video, and Rising Star of the Year. more
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Ex Girls frontman Christopher Owes unveils new track with latest band, Curls
by Andy Hill Contributor | Photos by Press Ex Girls frontman Christopher Owens unveils new track with latest band, Curls Plus an autumn tour and forthcoming EP release Photo: Press Christopher Owen... more
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The end of the road for Rammstein?
The end of the road for Rammstein? Guitarist Richard Kruspe thinks that their next album could be their last Photo: Download/Ross Silk Whoah! Now just wait a minute there! Rammstein guitarist Richa... more
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Foo Fighters fans turned away from O2 Arena gig after 'ticket mix-up'
Foo Fighters fans turned away from O2 Arena gig after 'ticket mix-up' Those without ID prevented entry by security staff Photo: Matt Crossick An apparent ticket mix-up saw hundreds of Foo Fighters ... more
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​Hear Arcade Fire's Cover of John Lennon's "Mind Games"
By Sarah Murphy Arcade Fire recently wrapped the ridiculous rollout of their latest LP Everything Now , but they're not done delivering infinite content just yet. Currently in the midst of their Nor... 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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Headstones’ Hugh Dillon Has Seen Some Shit
The Canadian punk rock icon talks about overcoming his heroin addiction, finding a work ethic in acting, and how Toronto bands have a bad attitude. more
@jann arden
I live somewhere between fear and freedom more
 
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Shania Signs On For The Launch, CTV’s New Original Music TV Series
Shania Signs On For The Launch, CTV’s New Original Music TV Series Shania Signs On For The Launch, CTV’s New Original Music TV Series Media Sep 20, 2017 by FYI Staff Comments CTV announced today that... more
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Don Simpson Named COO At TFA
Don Simpson Named COO At TFA Don Simpson, back in Toronto Don Simpson Named COO At TFA Live Sep 20, 2017 by FYI Staff Comments The Feldman Agency (TFA) has announced the appointment of Don Simpson as... more
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Report On Music Canada Live's AGM
Report On Music Canada Live's AGM Music Canada Live logo Report On Music Canada Live's AGM Sep 20, 2017 by External Source Comments Music Canada Live’s third AGM, held on Monday, September 18th, in T... more
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Much Reboot Includes Vice News Tonight
Much Reboot Includes Vice News Tonight Much Reboot Includes Vice News Tonight Media Sep 20, 2017 by FYI Staff Comments Tired of bobble-headed news readers and the same old, same old? Bell Media has ... 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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Media Beat: September 20, 2017
Media Beat: September 20, 2017 Media Beat Media Beat: September 20, 2017 Media Sep 20, 2017 by David Farrell Comments Much Reboot Includes Vice News Tonight Tired of bobble-headed news readers and th... more
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Music News Digest, Sept. 20, 2017
Music News Digest, Sept. 20, 2017 Music News Digest, Sept. 20, 2017 Sep 20, 2017 by FYI Staff Comments A major and family-endorsed tribute to Leonard Cohen will be held in his Montreal hometown on No... more
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Leonard Cohen: Leaving The Table
Leonard Cohen: Leaving The Table Photo: Lorca Cohen Leonard Cohen: Leaving The Table Sep 20, 2017 by Kerry Doole Comments Leonard Cohen : "Leaving The Table" (Sony): The video for this track from the... 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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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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Music Biz Headlines, Sept. 20, 2017
Music Biz Headlines, Sept. 20, 2017 Music Biz Headlines, Sept. 20, 2017 Sep 20, 2017 by FYI Staff Comments Canadian songwriters to be honoured at Massey Hall Arkells are getting the chance to perform... more
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New Order Reach Settlement with Peter Hook
New Order Reach Settlement with Peter Hook The two warring parties have at last settled their long-standing legal dispute By Sarah Murphy Despite his recent reminiscences of the good old days, Peter... more
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Harry Styles Bridges Past and Present at Stirring Tour Kickoff Show
All Stories Outside San Francisco's Masonic, a modest but modern venue nestled in the city's upscale Nob Hill neighborhood, thousands of Harry Styles fans had spent hours – some, even days – waiting ... 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
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Fall 2017 preview: 21 albums you need to hear
Fall is always an exciting time of year, a prime time for artists to put out new albums. In fact, our list of releases for the next few months includes many of Canada’s most familiar names, including ... more
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A musician’s musician: Neil Young’s catalogue of influence
Get full coverage of this week's Canadian Songwriters Hall of Fame inductions at cbcmusic.ca/halloffame . Neil Young is many things — a songwriter, poet, activist, pioneer of audio and clean energy te... more
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Fraser T Smith inks worldwide publishing admin deal with Kobalt
Fraser T Smith inks worldwide publishing admin deal with Kobalt 78 shares By Multi-talented UK producer, songwriter and musician, Fraser T. Smith, has signed a worldwide publishing deal with Kobalt... 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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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
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Inside the Making of METZ's 'Strange Peace' with Steve Albini
POP & ROCK Inside the Making of METZ's 'Strange Peace' with Steve Albini The Toronto band marvel at working with the recording legend, and are mystified by his eating habits — or lack thereof Photo:... more
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The Great Escape announces First Fifty line-up | Talent | Music Week
by Ben Homewood September 19th 2017 at 5:58PM The Great Escape has announced the first batch of names to be added to its 2018 line-up, with each to one play its First Fifty event in November. The th... 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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The Feldman Agency -CMW Day 3
Don`t miss some of TFA`s finest tonight at CMW. more
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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
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See Melissa McCarthy's Slapstick Genius Shine in 'Cook Off!' Trailer
All Stories Melissa McCarthy bumbles through a cooking competition in the wild new trailer for the long-gestating mockumentary, Cook Off! The film premiered at the Comedy Arts Festival in 2007 – long... more
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Musicians Arise To Help Texans
Musicians Arise To Help Texans 4:30 PM, Francisco Rendon Don Henley , Clint Black and Lyle Lovett are joining forces to put on a concert benefitting those affected by Hurricane Harvey in Texas. Cour... more
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George Strait To Kick Off BOK Anniversary Celebrations
George Strait To Kick Off BOK Anniversary Celebrations 3:00 PM, Francisco Rendon The BOK Center in Tulsa, Okla., is celebrating 10 years with 10 shows, the first of which will be by George Strait . ... more
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Interview: A2Live Bringing The Storm
Interview: A2Live Bringing The Storm 5:00 PM, Tuesday, 9/19/2017 By: Christie Eliezer Since former SFX VP of global partnerships Eric Reithler-Barros joined Eric Zho’s Shanghai-based EDM empire A2Liv... 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
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