Musicians

Canadian rock act Arkells have become one of the country's biggest bands since forming a dozen years ago. So big, in fact, they've created their own music festival at a stadium in their...
Pearl Jam’s Mike McCready will receive the Stevie Ray Vaughan Award at the 2018 MusiCares Concert For Recovery on May 10 at 1100-capacity The Showbox in Seattle, at...
The Sam Roberts Band will anchor the Global Citizen advocacy organization's first-ever concert event in Vancouver, British Columbia — and its only open to those who join the social advocacy...
It’s not widely known but the story of Angelina Napolitano is a flashpoint in the early development of women’s right in Canada.  And it is the cornerstone of “Swing Batter...
The members of Montreal’s Arcade Fire will receive the 2018 Allan Slaight Humanitarian Spirit Award at the Canadian Music & Broadcast Industry Awards Gala Dinner, May 10, held at ...
Humour is a highly effective and often subversive way of making a serious point, as any late-night television viewer can attest. Yet that strategy seldom crosses over into contemporary music,...
Consciously-minded rapper Common used his appearance at the 90th Academy Awards last night (March 4) to call out U.S. President Donald Trump as well as the National Rifle Association (NRA)....
To casual observers, the Juno Awards are star-studded, televised hoopla lionizing Canadian music and the business that supports it. But a closer examination of the Junos — and its attendant...
Toronto-based musician Andrew Cole has spent the last few years confronting bullying and it turns out he's got a number of high-profile allies helping him with his cause. Cole's quest to...
Canadian rock band Arkells have launched their own hometown music festival in Hamilton, Ontario called The Rally and area refugee causes will benefit from the mega-concert. The event will take...

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