Celebrity presenters at The Junos will include Geddy Lee, the Polaris Music Prize announces its key dates, and Jessica Mitchell releases new material. Those also making news include CIMA, Coastal Jazz, Roger Daltrey, Patrik, Jerry Leger, Jess Moskaluke, Common Deer, Les Poules a Colin, and a farewell to Jason Buie and Paul Cram. Videos added for your enjoyment.
The Juno Fan Fare lineup includes Jess Moskaluke and Mac DeMarco will headline Royal Mountain Records' fest. Others in today's news include Neil Young, Slaight Family Polaris Heritage Prize, Sue Foley, the Acoustic Guitar Project, Loreena McKennitt, Carl Dixon, SOCAN Foundation, CIMA, and a farewell to Gary Burden. Videos included for your enjoyment.
Yesterday's federal budget failed to provide much-needed additional support for the Canadian Independent music sector at a time when the Canadian Music Fund desperately needs topping up, trade org president Stuart Johnston said late yesterday.
The countdown is on for Neil Young's secret concert somewhere in Canada tonight. Others in the news include Emily Haines, Kevin Drew, Andy Hines, Patricia Conroy, the UK vinyl boom, Music PEI Awards, Sarah Slean, and the Dirty Dishes.
At the trade org's AGM in Toronto, president Stuart Johnston expressed optimism about the government's support of the independent music sector.
CIMA has opened submissions for an Invictus Games Showcase and is looking for two or three emerging level Canadian acts to perform.
A Who's Who of the Canadian independent music scene gathered in Toronto event space The Glass Factory last night for the third annual CIMA Celebration & Awards Gala. Photo @DavidLeyes
Terra Lightfoot joins Whitehorse at Massey Hall in the Live At… series on Dec. 8.
If progress can be measured in terms of expansion, then the Canadian Independent Music Association (CIMA) has made substantial progress in its figh
With the organization's 3rd annual Celebration & Awards Gala just 10 days away, on June 12, CIMA President Stuart Johnston took time to respond
In today’s edition, the Prism Prize honours Revolver Films, CIMA Award recipients are announced, Manitoba Music heads to UK, Hollerado hit the road, Alanis’ former manager gets six years, the mystery of Muscle Shoals, and farewell to Juan Formell and Kevin Garcia.