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Joe Cocker, 70, dead of lung cancer

December 22, 2014 | By | Reply More
Joe Cocker, 70, dead of lung cancer

Joe Cocker duet with Jennifer Warnes, “Up Where We Belong,” topped charts in 1980s British singer Joe Cocker is dead at age 70. His London-based agent, Barrie Marshall, said Cocker died early Monday of lung cancer in Colorado, where he has lived for the past two decades. Cocker was known for a memorable Woodstock performance and cover […]

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Matt Blais annouces summer tour in AB and BC

July 14, 2014 | By | 1 Reply More
Matt Blais annouces summer tour in AB and BC

Alberta’s favourite rock and blues musician Matt Blais is proud to announce he will performing summer tour dates in Alberta and British Columbia to promote his latest album ‘The Heartbeat‘. “After a long year on the road in 2013, I wanted to recharge the batteries for myself and the band. But, after a few short […]

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Sting says he’s spending his fortune, no money for kids

June 22, 2014 | By | Reply More
Sting says he’s spending his fortune, no money for kids

Leaving wealth to children would do more harm than good, says Sting Pop icon Sting says his children won’t be getting trust funds from his vast fortune, assuming there’s any money left in it. The 16-time Grammy Award winner and former frontman of The Police, told The Mail on Sunday that the vast wealth would […]

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Luminous Voice’s choir presents, Mendelssohn’s World

May 29, 2014 | By | Reply More
Luminous Voice’s choir presents, Mendelssohn’s World

WHAT: Luminous Voices presents: Mendelssohn’s World WHEN: Sunday, June 8, 2014 – 7:30 PM WHERE: Knox United Church (506 – 4 Street SW, Calgary) TICKETS: $35 (adults) / $28 (students/seniors) Tickets are available by calling (587) 889-8370, by visiting www.brownpapertickets.com, or at the door. INFO: Call (587) 889-8370, e-mail info@luminousvoices.ca, or visit www.luminousvoices.ca LUMINOUS VOICES […]

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“In City and In Forest” A Creative Tribute to Leonard Cohen by Tower of Song

May 13, 2014 | By | Reply More
“In City and In Forest” A Creative Tribute to Leonard Cohen by Tower of Song

In City and In Forest A Creative Tribute to Leonard Cohen by Tower of Song (Canadian Duo Glenna Garramone and Oliver Swain) May 15: The Ironwood Stage, CALGARY, AB  w/ John Wort Hannam, Matt Masters Canadians and folks from all over the world cherish the songs of Leonard Cohen, and perhaps the most evident dedication […]

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Wacken Metal Battle Canada-Final Calgary round on May 23rd

May 6, 2014 | By | 1 Reply More
Wacken Metal Battle Canada-Final Calgary round on May 23rd

CALGARY Sat, May 17 @ Vern’s, 622 8 Ave SW – CALGARY FINAL – Event Details FINAL Krepitus  False Flag Vile Insignia Black Pestilence Exit Strategy Wacken Metal Battle Canada is proud to announce Exit Strategy winner of Calgary’s fifth and last qualifying round that took place on Sat, May 3 at Lord Nelson’s Pub […]

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Elton John – 40th anniversary of ‘Goodbye Yellow Brick Road’

April 6, 2014 | By | Reply More
Elton John – 40th anniversary of ‘Goodbye Yellow Brick Road’

Elton John at the top of his game and sounding better than ever One of the reasons “classic rock” doesn’t die is because the music industry keeps reviving it – like the Elton John masterpiece Goodbye Yellow Brick Road. Happily, the four-CD, one-DVD set to commemorate the album’s 40th anniversary is more than mere record label recycling. Included […]

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Canadian music – Make it about artists, not industry

February 22, 2014 | By | Reply More
Canadian music – Make it about artists, not industry

Canadian music veteran says time to help local venues, increase access to American market for performers Re. Canadian music industry to be studied by Ottawa As the government sits down to study the Canadian music industry, I would like to give some simple and hopefully useful suggestions to the committee, as a lifelong musician, performer […]

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Canadian music industry to be studied by Ottawa

February 22, 2014 | By | Reply More
Canadian music industry to be studied by Ottawa

Canadian music industry is big business The Canadian music industry has been revolutionized by digital technology and Ottawa will be investigating how it can help artists and music companies. Government and opposition MPs are on the same page about a Commons study into the Canadian music industry as a whole, set to begin this week. It’s […]

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Monkey Junk, Harpoonist & Axe Murderer in Calgary Saturday

February 21, 2014 | By | Reply More
Monkey Junk, Harpoonist & Axe Murderer in Calgary Saturday

Monkey Junk and The Harpoonist & the Axe Murderer on stage at Bowness Community Hall Monkey Junk and The Harpoonist & the Axe Murderer – two of the hottest touring blues acts in North America playing in Calgary Saturday, Feb. 22. Between these two bands they are up for a total of 8 Maple Blues Awards this […]

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