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For the first time ever, tickets for the event are available in advance and online<p>It's that time of year — time to get your free tickets to CBC …

Emotions

‘Medicine Songs’ new gem from Buffy Sainte-Marie

Buffy Sainte-Marie<p><i>By Rick Garrick</i><p>Buffy Sainte-Marie enjoyed working with fellow Polaris Music Prize winner Tanya Tagaq on You Got to Run (Spirit of …

First Nations

Tragically Hip bandmates, Alex Trebek receive Order of Canada

OTTAWA — The members of the Tragically Hip and "Jeopardy" host Alex Trebek were among the Order of Canada recipients to be honoured with medals on …

Canadian News

Buffy Sainte-Marie on her fresh dose of old medicine

As the culture moves a bit toward her, legendary Canadian songwriter revisits some old relevant tunes and hits the road in the 905 this week.

Canadian News

Patrick Watson Shares video for new single ‘Broken'

Watch the new video from <b>Patrick Watson</b> for his brand new single <b>‘Broken’</b> which was recorded at studio PM in Montreal last month.<p>“<i>This is a song I just</i> …

Music (UK)

Country music star Dallas Smith calls out 'disgusting' behaviour from fans at Dawson Creek concert

Encana Events Centre says it is investigating, confirms several audience members were removed from show<p>Juno Award-winning country music star Dallas …

Canada

Before the gold rush: excavating the lost early years of Canadian rock

One summer day in the mid-1980s, Randy Ray and fellow freelance journalist/writer Mark Kearney, co-authors of a series of successful Canadian trivia …

Canadian News

Alberta Symphony Orchestra concert pays tribute to Glenn Gould, Canada 150

The Alberta Symphony Orchestra may not yet be a household name for Edmonton audiences, but they will have the opportunity to hear Alberta’s only …

Orchestras

An American’s Guide To The Tragically Hip, Canada’s Most Beloved Band

On October 17, Gord Downie died from brain cancer, sparking widespread mourning in his native country of Canada. The Tragically Hip frontman’s death prompted an emotional tribute from Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, who attended the Hip’s final concert in August 2016, and even moved one member of …

Music

Filipino radio show marks 25 years bringing 'the sound of home' to Ottawa listeners

Tinig Pinoy hosts Dan de Castro, Regina Sosing shared memories with CBC's In Town and Out<p>The year was 1992, and in the Philippines the song "Kurot Sa …

Canada

Pot Advertising, Leonard Cohen and Chimps: The Canada Letter

Legal recreational marijuana smoke wafts into Canadian skies in about eight months, a subject I wrote about this week. The authorities have a mound of details to work out on how legalization will work for sellers and buyers. But a much larger population — all Canadians — will encounter one area in …

World News

Eight Vancouver Locations You Can Visit From K-Pop’s “Likey” Video

K-Pop fans around the world are going crazy for the new single “Likey” from Korean girl group TWICE. Less than a week after being posted, the video …

Canada

Massive Leonard Cohen mural inaugurated in downtown Montreal

It’s a larger-than-life work of art, for a larger-than-life artist.<p>On the one-year anniversary of Leonard Cohen’s death, a massive mural of the famed …

Canadian News

Gord Downie's Introduce Yerself leads Canadian albums chart in first week

Success of final album was driven largely by listeners buying copies as opposed to streaming it<p>Gord Downie's deeply personal final album <i>Introduce</i> …

Gord Downie

Leonard Cohen honoured with memorial concert in Montreal

A star-studded lineup that included Sting, Feist and k.d lang delivered emotional musical tributes to Leonard Cohen in front of a rapt crowd at Montreal's Bell Centre on Monday.<p>The concert, titled "Tower of Song," took place on the eve of the one-year anniversary of the Canadian singer-songwriter's …

Elvis Costello

Justin Trudeau and Sophie Grégoire pay homage to Leonard Cohen

Justin Trudeau and Sophie Grégoire pay homage to Leonard Cohen at concert (VIDEO)<p>98<p>Justin Trudeau and Sophie Grégoire Trudeau took the stage at last …

Canada

Haida Gwaii punks set up pop-up recording studio, arts collective

'I have my ancestral roots here,' says founder of Ging Gang Hla tllG̲ad independent music cooperative<p>Haida Gwaii's SG̲aan Kwah.Agang (James McGuire) …

Canada

Globe-trotting Montreal collective Nomadic Massive brings multiculturalism to hip-hop nation

<i>Nomadic Massive play the Festival Hall on Wednesday, Nov. 8 at 7 p.m.</i><p>Nicolas Palacios-Hardy, a.k.a. Butta Beats, seems the perfect representation of …

Canadian News

Canadian Music Class Challenge: watch our first entries!

The deadline for video submissions to the Canadian Music Class Challenge isn't until Nov. 24, 2017, but that hasn't stopped several music classes …

Entertainment (Canada)

New Brunswick’s Lisa LeBlanc brings ‘Runaway’ success home to Maritimes

Lisa LeBlanc laughs when I describe how her music was love at first listen during East Coast Music Week 2012 in Moncton.<p>After hearing her sing about …

Canadian News

Three things to do in Vancouver on Friday, November 3 | The Province

<i>Looking for something to do in Metro Vancouver? Here are three suggestions for Friday, Nov. 3.</i><p><b>Render Music Video Festival</b><p>Music videos don’t always …

Canadian News

A weekend of music, Indigenous arts and Sir John A. Macdonald

Indigenous art, musical history lesson on Canada's first PM part of arts events this weekend<p>A vibrant showcase of artists from Canada's North, a …

Canada

Big Wreck Take 'In Loving Memory Of' on 20th Anniversary Tour

After delivering their <i>Grace Street</i> LP last year, Big Wreck are set to reflect on their 1997 debut effort <i>In Loving Memory Of</i> with a massive 20th …

Canada

Whitehorse Daily Star: Legendary musician remembered for kindly nature

Photo by Whitehorse Star<p>TOP HONOURS – Al Oster receives the Commissioner’s Award from then-commissioner Geraldine Van Bibber on Canada Day, …

Canadian News

Musician Lido Pimienta Responds to Criticism After Asking Women of Color to Move to the Front at Festival

While performing at the Halifax Pop Explosion festival on October 19, Lido Pimienta, musician and recent recipient of Canada’s prestigious Polaris …

African-American News

K-pop superstars put Vancouver on the map with new video, 20 million views - Blog | q

You may not have heard of the South Korean pop group Twice, but the nine-member K-Pop superstars have put Canada, and specifically Vancouver, on the …

University of British Columbia

Leonard Cohen superfans

Share your love of Cohen for a chance to win concert tickets, museum passes<p><b>**THANK YOU TO EVERYONE WHO SUBMITTED. A WINNER HAS BEEN RANDOMLY SELECTED</b> …

Leonard Cohen

The Rural Alberta Advantage's Nils Edenloff on the music that reminds him of Fort McMurray

Before the devestation of last year's wildfires, Fort McMurray, Alta. was a magnet for young workers. The community drew people from all over, …

Canada

Stompin' Tom Connors receiving star on Canada's Walk of Fame

Connors sold more than five million records in his legendary music career<p>Canadian singer-songwriter legend Stompin' Tom Connors is being recognized …

Canada