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How musicians got creative to record music during COVID lockdowns

From blanket forts to cardboard boxes and even oversized dog crates, artists have found many creative ways to record music in their homes during the global pandemic. And the transition has been a learning experience for many, judging by the ...
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AHI receives second Juno nomination, paying tribute to those who ...

During the COVID-19 pandemic, AHI was performing less than usual, although he did book some gigs primarily in the United States. With health restrictions winding down, AHI has more to look forward to with his music career. He is touring ...
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Adrian Sutherland’s first solo album receives Juno Award Nomination

Last week, Adrian Sutherland was featured on an Amazon Music billboard in Toronto. He is in the city for the Juno Awards this weekend. His first solo album, When the Magic Hits, is nominated for the category Contemporary Indigenous Artist of ...
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Why John Reischman’s latest Juno nod is extra special

John Reischman is no stranger to musical success. His band, the Jaybirds won a Grammy Award in 1996 for its CD True Life Blues: The Songs of Bill Monroe. It also received two Juno Award nominations in the early 2000s. ...
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Donné Roberts is a multiple Juno nominee but this time ...

Donné Roberts constantly celebrates his accomplishments as a singer-songwriter by paying tribute to the people and places he knew growing up. He was born in Madagascar and was raised and educated in Russia before moving to Canada. Coming from a ...
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Rogue Folk Club is featuring concerts in May you won’t ...

Vancouver’s Rogue Folk Club continues to be in full swing because of the loosening of COVID-19 health restrictions.  The May lineup features exciting performances including Juno Award winners Okan and the beloved blues musician Jim Byrnes.  For those who are ...
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Check out these East Coast Music Award nominees as we ...

The 34th annual East Coast Music Awards (ECMA’s) are kicking off in Fredericton tonight and will feature 40 shows and 14 stages. The performers include evAndrew Waite (PEI), Chloe Breault (NB), Hillsburn (NS), Kelly McMichael (NL), Morgan Toney (NS), One8tea ...
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Dan Mangan talks about his new song honouring the late ...

Dan Mangan’s new single, “In Your Corner,” released this month, is a tribute to singer-songwriter and guitarist Scott Hutchison, who founded the modern indie rock band, Frightened Rabbits. The song was written in the days following Scott’s death in 2018.  ...
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Canada Post honours Salome Bey with a postage stamp

Salome Bey is known as Canada’s first lady of the Blues. As a tribute to her artistic career, Canada Post has launched a new commemorative stamp, which was released on Friday. Salome left a mark in Canada’s Black communities, as ...