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Jun 01, 2020, 09:00 ET Joel Plaskett to play online benefit concert opposing gender-based violence, hosted by Canadian housing co-operatives

OTTAWA, June 1, 2020 /CNW/ - On June 13th, the Co-operative Housing Federation of Canada (CHF Canada) will host Tireless Together At Home, a free...


May 28, 2020, 17:47 ET Music Canada Announces Departure of Chief Executive Officer

TORONTO, May 28, 2020 /CNW/ - The Music Canada Board of Directors and Graham Henderson, President and Chief Executive Officer, announced this...


May 28, 2020, 06:31 ET Amazon Watch, Amazon Aid Foundation, Rainforest Foundation US, COICA, and EMA team up for 'Artists United for Amazonia' Livestream Global Event

On May 28, 2020, Sting, Barbra Streisand, Jane Fonda, Morgan Freeman, Carlos Santana, Dave Matthews, Jane Goodall, Jeff Bridges, Peter Gabriel,...


May 27, 2020, 09:03 ET Tile™ and Skullcandy Create Most Advanced True Wireless Finding Experience

Tile, the world's leading smart location company, and Skullcandy Inc., the original lifestyle audio brand, continue to innovate by creating the best...


May 27, 2020, 08:37 ET The Reverend Elvis Sings "Can't Help Falling in Love with You" to Seniors in Isolation

CALGARY, May 27, 2020 /CNW/ - Reverend Elvis Bruce Sheasby has a passion for singing the Gospel and sharing God's Grace, especially now with seniors...


May 26, 2020, 09:01 ET Why Canadian businesses, video producers and game makers should care about paying music royalties

Music for Productions Inc. new website with lower prices and reliable service ensures businesses on small budgets can legally play music to avoid...


May 22, 2020, 07:06 ET Chinese Singer FAN Chengcheng's New Single "Can't Slow Down" Released with Unprecedented Melody and Styling

Chinese singer FAN Chengcheng just unveiled an English-lyrics single "Can't Slow Down". This first release by FAN Chengcheng and Rock Forward...


May 22, 2020, 07:00 ET /R E P E A T -- Under the theme of biodiversity: Montréal was designated North American host city of the World Environment Day 2020/

MONTRÉAL, May 21, 2020 /CNW Telbec/ - Mayor Valérie Plante is happy to announce that the metropolis of Québec has been designated North American host ...


May 21, 2020, 19:21 ET Under the theme of biodiversity: Montréal was designated North American host city of the World Environment Day 2020

MONTRÉAL, May 21, 2020 /CNW Telbec/ - Mayor Valérie Plante is happy to announce that the metropolis of Québec has been designated North American host ...


May 21, 2020, 08:30 ET /R E P E A T -- Yorkville Sound Partners With StarFish Medical To Produce Canadian-Made Ventilators During COVID-19 Pandemic/

TORONTO, May 13, 2020 /CNW/ - Yorkville Sound, a leading manufacturer and distributor of pro audio systems and musical instruments, is now dedicating ...


May 20, 2020, 10:00 ET RBCxMusic launches new series to support Canadian musicians and recording artists during pandemic

First Up with RBCxMusic will provide artists with $1,000 stipend and mentorship opportunities TORONTO, May 20, 2020 /CNW/ - Today, RBC announced a...


May 19, 2020, 11:35 ET American Express and Jagged Little Pill present special livestream event You Live, You Learn: A Night with Alanis Morissette and 'Jagged Little Pill'

With concerts and show dates on pause, American Express is continuing to provide entertainment access to Cardmembers through virtual experiences...


May 19, 2020, 11:28 ET Top musicians, comics, actors, athletes and stars are stepping in as guest DJ on SiriusXM's limited-run artist channels

More than 45 stars joining in to Guest DJ Stars including Beck, Billy Corgan, Eli and Peyton Manning, Eric Church, H.E.R., Joe Manganiello, Kenny...


May 19, 2020, 09:37 ET "Heal the World With Love and Music," a Global Fundraising Performance for COVID-19 Medical Research, Announced to Debut on September 21, 2021

"Heal the World With Love and Music" will be a global fundraising show for medical research to combat the novel coronavirus, which will debut in...


May 14, 2020, 10:00 ET SOCAN Gets Music Makers Paid for Live Facebook and Instagram Concerts with Encore! Program

Confirms May 15th royalties distribution will go out on target TORONTO, May 14, 2020 /CNW/ - Music lovers across the country and social media...


May 14, 2020, 08:02 ET Yorkville Sound Partners With StarFish Medical To Produce Canadian-Made Ventilators During COVID-19 Pandemic

TORONTO, May 13, 2020 /CNW/ - Yorkville Sound, a leading manufacturer and distributor of pro audio systems and musical instruments, is now dedicating ...


May 13, 2020, 08:43 ET Yorkville Sound Partners With StarFish Medical To Produce Canadian-Made Ventilators During COVID-19 Pandemic

TORONTO, May 13, 2020 /CNW/ - Yorkville Sound, a leading manufacturer and distributor of pro audio systems and musical instruments, is now dedicating ...


May 12, 2020, 08:00 ET Multi-Platinum OVO/Reps-Up Recording Artist, Preme & Grammy Nominated Music Producer ZALE team up to give back to communities most impacted by Covid-19

TORONTO, May 12, 2020 /CNW/ - On Sunday, May 10th, Zale, Grammy Nominated Music Producer and Co-Founder of Toronto-based sustainable streetwear label ...


May 11, 2020, 18:00 ET Measha Brueggergosman Up-close & Personal Facebook Live Event in support of Heart & Stroke

TORONTO, May 11, 2020 /CNW/ - Internationally acclaimed Canadian soprano, Measha Brueggergosman, will debut music from her new album, Measha Jazz, as ...


May 07, 2020, 04:00 ET New Music Community App Soundfyr Gains 350,000 Downloads Within First Month of Worldwide Launch

Soundfyr (pronounced, Sound-fire), a global music community championing original independent music founded by renowned Radio DJ and producer, fyr aka ...


May 06, 2020, 10:53 ET SiriusXM teams Up with Calm to launch 'The Calm Channel'

The Calm Channel will feature soothing music and relaxing soundscapes to help create a peaceful state-of-mind Channel includes mini meditations,...


May 06, 2020, 10:00 ET Grand premiere of the musical show 200% participative

#BalconyOrchestraSAMAJAM … live from your balcony! MONTREAL, May 6, 2020 /CNW Telbec/ - May 8, SAMAJAM will present its new show...


May 05, 2020, 09:00 ET Black Starliner Studios Releases New Album Featuring the Official COVID-19 Victory Song - 'United We Stand'

In this time of great uncertainty, the world needs something therapeutic and grounding for encouragement to persevere. 'United We Stand' - the new...


May 05, 2020, 06:00 ET LIVEMEDAID: Global Science Leaders Come Together to Support the Fight Against COVID-19

The scientific community joins musicians and prominent activists for a first-of-its-kind, live-streamed fundraising event in support of Doctors...


May 04, 2020, 10:30 ET Quebecor launches QUB musique

The first streaming platform created by a Quebec company to feature Quebec talent! MONTRÉAL, May 4, 2020 /CNW Telbec/ - Today Quebecor is very proud...