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  • Rennie Adams From The Voice Joins Festival Lineup

    Rennie Adams will be performing at this year's Festival, opening for Seal on Saturday, June 23, at the Sony Centre.

    Adams is best known for his talents on The Voice Australia, where his soulful folk tones put him in the top eight and garnered international recognition.

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  • Lake Street's Free Yourself Up Drops May 4

    Lake Street Dive's Free Yourself Up, due May 4, is, in many ways, the band's most intimate and collaborative record. The band worked as a tightly knit unit to craft its ten songs and self-produced the album in Nashville with engineer Dan Knobler. "Free Yourself Up is about empowering yourself, emboldening yourself," says the band, "no matter what's going wrong." Pre-order to get an exclusive print signed by the band and download the album track "Good Kisser" now.

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  • Weaves Nominated for a JUNO

    Earlier this month, Weaves was nominated for a JUNO for Alternative Album of the Year, for the second year in a row.

    Shortlisted for the Polaris Music Prize in 2017, one of Canada’s most prestigious music awards, Weaves has had an impressive run since their debut just a few short years ago. From a collection of voice memos on an iPhone to establishing themselves as one of the most stridently individual acts to emerge from Toronto’s fertile and multifaceted DIY scene, Weaves has captivated audiences and critics alike.

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  • Around the world in 10 days

    Just over three years ago, I had the opportunity to take my big band to Ottawa for a performance with a fantastic vocalist at the Shenkman Centre. Overall, it was a great experience - the promoter covered our bus trip plus one night of hotel accommodation, and the show was sold out - but the logistics? Oy. Making sure 17 musicians showed up on time for the bus pickup, then soundcheck, then show call and then the early morning lobby call the day after the show...I'm lucky that I knew how to conduct a four-beat pattern during the show!

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  • Exploring the sounds of the Middle East

    This Sunday, May 6 at The Rex Hotel, we are excited to co-present, along with the Canada-Israel Cultural Foundation, the 2018 Israeli Jazz Showcase, as part of the wider Spotlight on Israeli Culture.

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  • Good Things Brewing

    What happens when you bring together four different band leaders, from a variety of musical and geographical worlds, to lead four different bands, all on the same night? I'm not sure, exactly, but no doubt great music will be made this Saturday night with the final Special Projects presentation of 2018.

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