Musicians

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...
INXS singer JD Fortune and guitarist/saxophonist Kirk Pengilly have some strong views on who should be able to own a pet. “I reckon you should do a driving-style license and go through...
The Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (CARAS) has named Toronto’s Marian Cheney 2010’s MusiCounts teacher of the year. For 20 years, she has been teaching music at Queen...
Kirk Pengill, the bespectacled guitarist/saxophonist of Australian rock group INXS, has been involved with numerous charities over the decades from Greenpeace to Amnesty International. None, however...
In February, 2008, Neil Young — the man who penned the protest song “Ohio” and 2006’s anti-Bush album Living with War — told a media conference in Germany,...
His art literally fetches millions; wonder what this guitar will bring? British painter, sculptor and installation artist Damien Hirst has put his colourful psychedelic “spin” on a...
Have dinner with Drake, meet Nelly Furtado or attend a music video shoot by Director X. These are just some of the cool auction items up for bid in support of Toronto's Lincoln J. Russell who has...
Lukas Rossi, who has maintained a dedicated fan base since winning the TV talent search Rock Star: Supernova in 2006, charges $500 to have dinner with him, but it’s not a sneaky way...
In a new television series, Build It Forward, hosted by country singer Paul Brandt, seven families at risk of becoming homeless will each receive a new home and have the opportunity to build a...
Once again, legendary singer-songwriter Andy Kim has rounded up an impressive line-up of talent to join him at his annual charity concert in Toronto. This year's Andy Kim Christmas Show, at the...

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