On Tuesday, legendary singer/songwriter Andy Kim paid a visit to the Music Canada courtyard to perform an acoustic set for staff and Liberty Village businesses and residents. Kim performed his iconic hits “How’d We Ever Get This Way,” “Sugar, Sugar,” and “Rock Me Gently,” and provided personal anecdotes from his extensive career.
Following a full-band performance on Breakfast Television Monday, MapleMusic recording artist Peter Katz stopped by the Music Canada courtyard for an acoustic performance of songs off his new album We Are The Reckoning. The Toronto singer/songwriter (originally from Montreal) is gearing up for an international tour in support of the new album before returning to Canada in May for a cross-country stint. Music Canada was pleased to host invitees from surrounding Liberty Village businesses for the performance.
Earlier this week, Halifax, NS singer-songwriter Mo Kenney dropped by the Music Canada office for an intimate courtyard performance featuring songs off her latest album In My Dreams and a cover of “Five Years” by David Bowie by request. In My Dreams is Kenney’s sophomore release and was produced by Joel Plaskett, who also co-wrote some of the songs for the album. Mo Kenney is currently on tour across Canada and you can check out the tour dates here.
On June 26, in front of a sold out audience at the @economicclubca, Music Canada President & CEO Graham Henderson delivered a keynote address to launch our latest report Closing the Value Gap: How to Fix Safe Harbours & Save the Creative Middle Class. https://t.co/uqqWC5BzUM
"In Hell I'll Be In Good Company," the breakthrough single from Regina, Saskatchewan's @TheDeadSouth4, is officially their first #GoldinCanada certification! The song can be found on their 2014 debut studio album Good Company.
Congratulations to all of the 2019 @PolarisPrize #ShortList artists! The winning album will be determined at the Polaris Music Prize Gala on September 16 at The Carlu in Toronto, and will be live-streamed on @CBCMusic. https://t.co/6cbRs3hMq2 #Polaris2019
“The reality is the framework is broken and we need to fix it.” - @MiraMulholland shares her perspective as an artist living in the Value Gap in today’s @TorontoStar: https://t.co/2hVjx2n3gl We are very fortunate to have her as Chair of the Music Canada Advisory Council.
Music Canada’s @GFHenderson appeared on The Lawyer Life Podcast this week, where he discussed practicing with a revolutionary spirit with hosts Mike Anderson & Darlene Tonelli (a valued member of our Advisory Council) - listen in at https://t.co/hurZ4lCpp7
The @Canadian_Live Music Association, @cityofhamilton, @cityoftoronto and Nordicity are studying the benefits & financial health of music venues. Do you host live music in either of these cities? The survey isopen until July 19: https://t.co/OQQBDMuyld #livemusic