Musicians

Two days after Duane Rutter played acoustic guitar for 48 hours to raise funds in honour of his mother, who died of cancer 10 years ago, and he was back at his day job. “I've...
Rock fans raised more than 700 winter clothing items for Montreal’s homeless on Feb. 25, including 259 shirts, 90 sweaters and 107 pants. Everything collected at the third annual Blankfest...
Beady Eye, the new band from former Oasis members, including frontman Liam Gallagher, is continuing its support of a charity that helps young people fight cancer. “We’re behind the...
A Canadian-made Carparelli guitar painted by famed British artist Damien Hirst sold for $146,730 (U.S.) at Christie's showroom in London, England, on February 17. All proceeds went to War Child U...
Kings of Leon, Bruce Springsteen, Bon Jovi, Jeff Buckley, Beyonce, Foo Fighters, P!nk, Sting, John Mayer, Bob Dylan and Australia’s own Keith Urban, Powderfinger, Midnight Oil, Hoodoo Gurus and...
Neil Young hasn't attended the Juno Awards in 29 years, but the Canadian music legend will be on hand to accept the 2011 Allan Waters Humanitarian Award at the 40th anniversary show, March 27, at...
Nicole Atkins doesn’t have any sociopolitical songs on her forthcoming album, Mondo Amore — it’s all about her failed relationship — but on the side, when she...
Musician Tom Waits and photographer Michael O’Brien have teamed up for a hard cover book called Hard Ground, hoping to bring to light the hardships and realities facing the homeless, and...
Rapper Shad and singer Dallas Green of Alexisonfire and City and Colour have selected Rob Dyer’s Skate4Cancer charity as the recipient of all profits from the sale of their new...
In just three months, the World Jazz for Haiti double CD has raised $7,000 for the Canadian Red Cross Haiti Earthquake Appeal fund from sales in 20 countries. “Most of the sales at...

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