Downtown Toronto’s annual outdoor multi-day boutique summer roots music festival, TURF (Toronto Urban Roots Festival) has added Passenger, Lucinda Williams, The Strumbellas, CATL, Steve Poltz and Les Hotesses D’Hilaire to the 2015 line-up. TURF will be announcing Sunday’s closing headliner (and a couple of more artists) on June 9th....

World famous Kpop band and fashion icons, BIGBANG, announced today they will hit North American shores in October with their highly-acclaimed 2015 WORLD TOUR ‘MADE’. Presented by YG Entertainment and Promoted by Live Nation, the tour will kick off on October 2 in Las Vegas with tickets going...

Leading Toronto and LA-based production company, Temple Street Productions and Family Channel are pleased to announce, THE NEXT STEP LIVE – THE MOVIE, will receive a theatrical release premiering in 80 Cineplex theatres across Canada. The documentary chronicles the on-stage and backstage experience of eight cast members from the...

Neil Young + Promise of the Real have joined forces and will release a new studio album, entitled The Monsanto Years, on June 29th via Reprise Records. The ecologically/environmentally-focused album will be released via all retailers and in the Neil Young Official Online Store. The Monsanto Years will be available...

You’ve said “While the Song Remains the Same” was inspired by walking through Manchester and seeing how the old pubs turned into restaurants and health clubs. There’s been a change in the way people are being asked to socialize, with the decline of the English pub – Oh, for sure. Could...

The Country Music Association of Ontario (CMAO) had their 3rd Annual CMAO Awards Show last night at Flato Markham Theatre. This year’s star-studded event was once again hosted by Jason McCoy of the Road Hammers, and contained some happy surprises, including 2 wins for the amazing Western Swing Authority....

POP EVIL have announced their follow-up to Onyx (38 weeks on Canadian Hard Rock Album Soundscan Chart) containing Canadian Active Rock Radio Top 5 single “Torn To Pieces.” The group will release their all new LP titled UP on Friday, August 21, 2015 via eOne Music. Purposefully assembled...

The Call for Submissions for the 10th edition of M for Montreal, taking place from November 18-21, 2015 is now open! Would you like to play in front of more than 200 music industry professionals from 20+ countries? Would you like to have a chance to meet delegates and generate...

Seriously, guys, how is this a thing, still? Way to go, SuperRestaurantWoman! https://youtu.be/GNTstH7Yai4 Uproxx gives the play-by-play: :23 The man tries stuffing money down the waitress’s shirt and gets pushed away. :27 The man attempts to retaliate and takes a menu-bash to the head. :30 BOOM GOES THE DYNAMITE! :36 Several bros rush to his...

The mid-’80s were a terrible time for the San Francisco Giants. In 1984, the team lost 96 games and finished in last place — but no one on the roster had as horrible an experience as Wayne Doba. That season, the 33-year-old actor was selected to play the Giants’...

A music documentary for the digital age, CUMULUS is a snapshot of the life of singer-songwriter and musician Imogen Heap. In exploring the development of Imogen’s personality in the digital space and the reciprocal relationship she has with her dedicated fan base, CUMULUS touches on ideas of transcendence, the...

Stones Throw Records' honcho Peanut Butter Wolf's new imprint is Circle Star Records. Circle Star's first full length will be Jesse Hackett's album JUNK on July 17. This is the debut LP from Hackett, a London-based producer. JUNK is glam rock and "sleazy lizard lounge punk-funk," all recorded on a...

The number of copyrights now owned or managed by the world's Top 5 music publishers is very close to 11 million, according to MBW analysis. Earlier this month MBW calculated that Sony/ATV's haul of copyrights – which it either directly owns or controls via admin deals – had topped 4m. Elsewhere,...

The global EDM business had a value of $6.9 billion last year, up 12 percent from $6.2 billion in 2013, according to the IMS Business Report 2015. North America alone is estimated to represent roughly 29 percent, or $2 billion, of the global market. EDM's growth has slowed considerably, however....

Check out Baby Jonah... the most musically talented 8-month old in the world! https://youtu.be/yD4MzoO6fBc