The first album written and recorded at a federal women’s prison in Canada is released, the McMichael gallery spotlights the history of Canadian hip-hop, and Bob Lefsetz will interview AEG's Rick Mueller at CMW. Also in the news are Canadian Specimens, Senator Winebar, Joe Jackson, OLP, Go North fest, Sting, and farewells to Charlie Quintana and Matt Dike.
The times they are a changing and oldsters are out of sync with the world today and how music finds an audience in these modern times.
Bob Lefsetz recently swooned over a concert by the Brit crooner at the LA Forum, and his rapturous praise drew some strong applause from his readers. We've included several of these in today's column.