Monday, June 24, 2019

KELLY JAY FORDHAM, CANCON PIONEER AND KEYBOARDIST FOR CROWBAR, DIES AT 77

As a member of Hamilton rockers Crowbar, Fordham rubbed shoulders with legends including John Lennon and Pierre Elliott Trudeau

CHARLIE MAJOR AND ANYA WILSON ANNOUNCED AS 2019 CANADIAN COUNTRY MUSIC HALL OF FAME...

The Canadian Country Music Association® (CCMA) is pleased to announce that Charlie Major and Anya Wilson have been selected as the 2019 inductees into the Canadian Country Music Hall of Fame™.

SOCAN DELIVERS RECORD ROYALTIES TO MEMBERS

On Tuesday, SOCAN announced final financial results for 2018, confirming another record year for royalties earned by its more than 160,000 member songwriters, composers, music publishers, and visual artists.

↗ RIP: MAPLE MUSIC LEGEND KELLY JAY – DEAD AT 77

Kelly Jay (born Blake Fordham), singer, songwriter, and pianist best known for his work in Crowbar, died on June 21 after suffering a massive stroke on June 9. He was 77.

THE 2019 POLARIS MUSIC PRIZE LONG LIST IS HERE

The Polaris Music Prize, presented by CBC Music, has unveiled the 40 albums on the 2019 Long List.

HOLOGRAM ROY ORBISON AND BUDDY HOLLY TOUR HEADS TO HAMILTON AND TORONTO

Two rock and roll icons are coming to Hamilton and Toronto this year … sort of.

BIG ROCK BREWERY ANNOUNCES MUSICAL GUESTS FOR SEPTEMBER BARN BURNER CONCERT SERIES AT CALGARY...

Once again, the Calgary brewery grounds will be transformed into an outdoor venue with great music, $6 beers and ciders, food trucks and most importantly, great company!

GENE SIMMONS ANNOUNCES THREE APPEARANCES IN ONTARIO THIS NOVEMBER

An intimate conversation with the man behind the makeup!

SHANIA TWAIN SET TO PARTY AGAIN IN VEGAS WITH NEW RESIDENCY

The queen of country pop has announced a return to Vegas.

DRAKE TIES THE BEATLES FOR SECOND-MOST TOP 10S IN THE BILLBOARD HOT 100

What makes Drake's ascension up the ranks more impressive is that he has managed to pull off this feat in less than a full decade.

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