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Artist showcase applications are now being accepted for Indie Week Canada 2016, which will see over 300 acts perform in more than 20 venues around downtown Toronto from Nov. 15-20, 2016. Participating acts perform in front of industry for a chance to win a showcase in Manchester, UK in 2017 (flights and accommodations paid for by Indie Week).
This prize pack includes:
R40 Live Bluray Deluxe Set
Rush R40 Skull tee
Rush R40 Tour Blue tee
The son of Canadian musician and songwriter Kelly Jay, best known as a member of the ’70s band Crowbar and co-writer of the hit song “Oh, What a Feeling,” has created a GoFundMe campaign to help his father keep his home after a series of illnesses and tragedies have left him in a very tough spot. You can find out more here: www.gofundme.com/se9eusp8
The campaign letter states:
Beyerdynamic and its Canadian distributor, Techni+Contact, have teamed up to offer two free education, demo, and networking opportunities for musicians and audio professionals called Beyer Connection. At both Beyer Connection events, one for recording and the other on live sound, attendees will learn the secrets of microphone technique and network with the music industry’s best.
This special event features advice from Bernd Neubauer, application engineer and artist relations manager from Beyerdynamic Germany. He will be on-hand to demonstrate best practices techniques featuring live musicians.
Veteran music journalist Larry Leblanc has told us that CBC-Radio will be nationally airing a one hour radio commentary that he did on the life and times of Michael Cohl, Bob Ezrin, and Bruce Allen on the program “Inside The Music.”
The times the show will air are:
Sunday, Dec. 6 on Radio 2 and3 pm ET and Radio One at 9 pm ET
Wednesday, Dec. 9 on Radio 2 and 7 pm ET
Sirius XM 169 plays the episode on Dec. 4 (2 pm), Dec. 5 (5 am), Dec. 6 (9 pm), and Dec. 9 (7 am)
The program consists of Leblanc’s commentary on the life and times of three accomplished Canadian entertainment figures along with relevant music recordings.
Starting today, November 24th, you can start saving 20% off the entire Music Books Plus site. Browse through the thousands of title available and simply use coupon code: BLACK FRIDAY at checkout and they’ll take 20% off everything in your cart.
Roland has announced the launched of the Roland Digital Piano Design Awards, an opportunity for forward-thinking designers to create the piano of the future. Designers can now submit their digital concert grand piano concepts, with cash prizes awarded to the top three finalists.
Canadian Musician is giving you a chance to hear The Tenors like you’ve never heard them before. Enter to now to win two tickets to their show at Toronto’s Air Canada Centre on November 24th. We also have a copy of their latest CD, an autographed photo, and some merch to give away to one very lucky winner. Enter now at www.canadianmusician.com/tenors/
Audio specialist Sennheiser is launching its “Test D1 and Only” campaign, encouraging artists and bands to trial and review its new evolution wireless D1 microphone systems, with reviewers able to keep their set for free. The opportunity is available to the 150 prospective testers that write to Sennheiser at www.sennheiser-d1.com with the best reasons for why they want to take part.