Music

A big online celebration is being held for the birthday of singer-songwriter, actor and activist Harry Belafonte on Sunday, Feb. 28 at 7 p.m. (EST) with proceeds going to his not-...
The Tragically Hip will receive the Music Canada-sponsored Humanitarian Award at this year’s 50th annual Juno Awards ceremony. The Humanitarian Award recognizes outstanding Canadian artists...
Australian activist rock band Midnight Oil is supporting its 12th studio album, The Makarrata Project, with February and March performances in its homeland with First Nations Collaborators. The...
Loudon Wainwright III will host a Feb. 23 fundraising virtual musical tribute to his best friend, singer-songwriter and actor George Gerdes, who died on New Year’s Day. Other friends...
A wide array of performers will take part in the 34th annual Tibet House US benefit concert on Feb. 17 to support the non-profit educational institution and cultural embassy that aims to ensure the...
A national awareness campaign is hoping to generate government support for the Canadian live music sector and those impacted by its shutdown due to the global COVID-19 pandemic. The Canadian Live...
With pandemic public health restrictions in place prohibiting live concerts with an in-person audience, Contact Winter Music Festival has come up with something cool and novel.  On Feb. 6,...
As a cool little promotion for their new double album, Served Live, Saskachewan folk-bluegrass act The Dead South is putting on an online charity bingo game Feb. 20 to help support music venues...
The second annual Speak Music Be Kind Festival, of course will be online this year Feb. 5-6, due to the coronavirus pandemic, but despite the hardship to many in the music industry because the live...
The 16th Annual Andy Kim Christmas Special, which aired for the first time on national television Dec. 19 and 24 on Citytv, raised over $190,000 for Crew Nation, CAMH Gift of...

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