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December 15, 2017
by External Source

Following Wednesday's passage of the Ontario Ticket Sales Act, Jeff Poirier, GM, Concerts and Theatre – North America at StubHub wrote the following letter to fans of live events in Ontario outlining the company's reaction to the legislation and it's worth a read.

On stage together: Shakura and John
December 13, 2017
by External Source

I just woke up and found out that John Mays had passed. My first thought was to bury my head under the covers and sleep for 1 million years, but that would not be honouring John Mays...

December 11, 2017
by Michael Wrycraft

Graphic artist, music promoter and bon vivant Michael Wrycraft recently had both legs amputated, and yet his humour and sense of self haven't diminished an iota. What follows is the further adventures of... as posted on Facebook this past weekend.

December 7, 2017
by External Source

The Postmedia chairman is likely the most vilified man in Canadian journalism these days, but if being the hatchet man is what's needed, Paul's willing to wield it if it means keeping the dream alive.

December 5, 2017
by External Source

Back in the seventies, when Nick, Gord, Frank and myself decided to try and form a rock group, we had no idea what lay ahead. All we knew was what we loved, and that was loud, in your face bands like Alice Cooper, The Stooges, MC5, and The New York Dolls. That was the blueprint.

December 4, 2017
by External Source

Venues in Canada should take a cue from those in Japan or the UK that have created a live music culture that still allows people to get to bed by 11 pm and work the next day.

November 30, 2017
by External Source

Consultant Tracy Johnson knows perfectly how to turn a sow's ear into a silk purse, and his advice to broadcasters challenged by constricted budgets is pure genius; that's assuming you buy his idealism and the product.

November 29, 2017
by External Source

Has a twittering reality star found a way to muzzle his detractors and gloat like a Cheshire cat as he chokes the wind out of all adversaries? One person thinks this could be the case.

November 26, 2017
by External Source

Making albums was once a pathway to success, but today the process is more about the love of the craft than making a buck. It's sad but true, and nothin' but nothin's gonna change that fact.

November 24, 2017
by External Source

Social media has put the final nail in the coffin of the rock stars. They existed outside the mainstream; the mainstream didn’t approve of them, broadly.

Former groupie Kamila Rymajdo
November 22, 2017
by External Source

The traditional perception of a groupie as a powerless woman positions the male musician as someone taking advantage and the sexual exchange which takes place is always perceived as something negative. It shouldn’t be that way though. There’s power to be gained in sleeping with people.

Peter Donegan
November 20, 2017
by External Source

Being the son or daughter of someone famous has its pros and cons, and sometimes the cons can be daunting if one chooses to follow in their career footsteps.