May 18, 2024


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Tunes News Digest: Ontario’s Black Songs Conference, Scotiabank Arena Bursary Software

Festivals News

Billed as “Ontario’s Black Music meeting,” The Grand River Black Music Competition and Meeting operates June 14-16 at Kitchener General public Library (85 Queen Road N, Kitchener, Ontario). An amazing lineup of performers characteristics Solitair, Jully Black, Erroll Starr, Toronto Mass Choir and much more, when speakers at the meeting consist of Master T, Michael Williams, Jully Black, Carlos Morgan, Ron Nelson, Rudy Blair and much more. The fest options each ticketed and no cost situations. Tickets in this article.

– Peggy’s Cove Centre for Arts & Lifestyle has declared its new summer season live performance collection, Saturdays at The Schoolhouse in Peggy’s Cove, Nova Scotia. It operates June 29 to September 21, kicking off with two displays by crooner Matt Dusk. Other artists featured include Melanie Doane, Dave Gunning, North Atlantic Drift, Eleanor McCain (founder and CEO of the Centre), J.P. Cormier, Morgan Toney and Jessica Lalonde & Adrean Farrugia. Data here.

Marketplace News

Canadian Songs 7 days, collectively with Maple Leaf Sporting activities & Enjoyment (MLSE), has declared the return of the Scotiabank Arena Bursary Program, which will be granted to 15 aspiring songs sector pros in 2024. Every Bursary Application receiver will receive a CMW Songs Summit Meeting pass, accessibility to MLSE representatives by a person-on-just one meetings in the CMW Convention Mentor’s Café, and entry to the Stay Music Marketplace Awards exhibit. To apply for the Bursary Plan, finish the application sort on the internet by April 30.

– Albertan country star Dan Davidson has notched an impressive 30 million streams for his product considering the fact that earning a platinum single back again in 2016 with “Found.” He is now expanding internationally by using a just-signed Australian history offer with ABC Data, who release a special version of his most up-to-date album Nineteen Eighty Anything for that marketplace. Davidson has reveals in Calgary (April 3), Spruce Grove (April 5), and Camrose (Could 1) along with Australian dates (April 13-20), and summer season fest clearly show in Italy, the British isles and Canada. Itinerary listed here. He has also just unveiled a new solitary, “Won’t Fail to remember,” that includes Canadian star Tim Hicks and Australian breakout artist Max Jackson, which is a person of this week’s hot new radio tracks.

– On Might 23, an elite grouping of Canadian musical stars will pay back tribute to Gordon Lightfoot at his favourite location, Massey Corridor in Toronto. The list of performers involves Allison Russell, Aysanabee, Tom Wilson, Burton Cummings, Caroline Wiles & Bob Doidge, Meredith Moon, Sylvia Tyson, The Great Brothers, Tom Cochrane, William Prince and users of Gordon Lightfoot’s longtime team, The Lightfoot Band (Rick Haynes, Barry Keane, Mike Heffernan and Carter Lancaster). With that lineup, the demonstrate inevitably rapidly sold out. Details here.

– On April 30, JAZZ FM91’s Audio of Jazz Live performance Collection pays tribute to Toronto jazz grasp Guido Basso on Intercontinental Jazz Working day with a concert at Lula Lounge. Tickets below.

– Canadian rock band Coney Hatch has announced that its live album, Postcard from Germany, will be obtainable on vinyl for the first time by means of Anthem Information. The confined-edition (300) vinyl urgent will be offered for invest in on April 20, as section of Record Store Working day. The album attributes two recently recorded tracks, “It is really About A Lady” and “Heaven’s on the Other Side.”

The Salvation Army’s Canadian Workers Songsters will host an evening of music on Saturday April 6 at Yorkminster Park Baptist Church in Toronto. It functions about 200 of the organization’s most-gifted singers, from Canada, the U.K. and the U.S., with repertoires ranging from classic to modern compositions. The event is bought-out for in-person attendance, but is out there through livestream at:

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– To rejoice the unforgettable milestone of 50 yrs as a band, Hamilton garage/punk rock heroes Teenage Head play a hometown anniversary gig at Carmen’s Event Centre on April 6. Founding associates Frankie Venom and Gord Lewis are no longer rockin’ the earth, but co-founder/bassist Steve Mahon, frontman Dave Rave, guitarist Trent Carr (Headstones) and drummer Gene Champagne are keeping the Teenage Head flame alive in kick-ass vogue. Tickets in this article. out?v=KCxvIx7uss0

– Due to the fact a prolonged stint as drummer in Toronto indie rock band Rheostatics, Dave Clark has headed quite a few exciting and musically different musical tasks, such as the Woodchopperʼs Affiliation and Woodshed Orchestra. A existing just one is Western Slang, a band created all around Clark’s primary place tunes. Accompanied by major-notch gamers Lowell Whitty, Michael Herring and Paul Kolinski, Clark held courtroom at The Capitol in Hamilton on Saturday night time in hugely entertaining trend. He is a humorous and endearing frontman, coaxing the audience into singing and dancing together. Together with his conventional honkytonk-themed tunes ended up some featuring things of tropicalia and funk. Check our Clark’s the latest album Cosmic Raydeo on Bandcamp. Opening up with an outstanding solo set was nearby songsmith Darryl Gould, who has also been collaborating with Clark.

– Veteran hitmaking singer/songwriter Ian Thomas has a entire band tour of Atlantic Canada afterwards this thirty day period. The trek addresses 9 towns, jogging from April 19-30. Itinerary in this article. He also has an intensive Ontario tour lined up, June 10-24.

– To market the launch of its latest Juno-nominated second album Convergence, the Nick MacLean Quartet feat. Brownman Ali is playing April Ontario dates in Newmarket, Campbellford and Toronto. Details right here.