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Holly Santonato Wins Canadian Musician’s Home Recording Sweepstakes

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Friday, May 5th, 2017

sweeps winnerCanadian Musician is please to announce that Holly Santonato has won our Home Recording Sweepstakes. For winning, Holly wins the prize package provided by Erikson Audio valued at $1,100.

The prize includes: Audio Technica’s ATH- M50X Headphones, an Audio Technica’s AT2020 microphone,
a pair of PreSonus Eris 4.5 monitors, and a Focusrite Scarlett 2i2mkii interface.

Holly is an R&B, soulful, hip-hop artist, born in Toronto. For more information and to hear her music, go to www.hollysmusic.ca

Tickets On Sale Now for Music Heals’ Strike A Chord Event

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Thursday, May 4th, 2017

Strike a ChordTickets are now on sale for Music Heals’ Strike A Chord event, which will take place at the Commodore Ballroom in Vancouver on Oct. 19, 2017.

This unique event in support of the Music Heals Charitable Foundation is the fourth annual Strike A Chord and promises another memorable evening of entertainment and special guests.

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#CMPremiere – Johnson Crook’s Self-Titled EP

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Tuesday, May 2nd, 2017

Johnson Crook

The debut EP from Toronto roots rockers Johnson Crook showcases the energy and variety people have come to expect from their dynamic live show and even features guest vocals from Tom Cochrane. Hear all four tracks comprising the effort in this exclusive #CMPremiere.

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#CMPremiere – Streetlight Social’s “Blood from Stone”

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Thursday, April 27th, 2017

Streetlight Social

Streetlight Social are readying the release of their debut LP, Blood from Stone, set to drop on Friday, May 5th, 2017. The album is the culmination of years of hard work and finds the band straying from their hard rock roots. We’re bringing you an early listen in this exclusive #CMPremiere.

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Artist Submission Deadlines Approaching for POP Montreal & Halifax Pop Explosion 2017

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Monday, April 24th, 2017

POP MontrealThe final artist submission deadline for the 2017 edition of POP Montreal is May 13, while the Halifax Pop Explosion’s artist deadline is May 15.

POP Montreal has 85 slots reserved for Sonicbids artists and those selected artists will be compensated between $100-500. The submission cost is $30 USD.

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Canadian Musician @ The 2017 JUNO Awards – Press Room

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Tuesday, April 11th, 2017
Ruth B with her JUNOfor Breakthrough Artist of the Year

Ruth B with her JUNOfor Breakthrough Artist of the Year

Canadian Musician correspondent Samantha Everts and photographer Mark Matusoff were in the Capital Region for the 2017 edition of JUNOFest and the JUNO Awards broadcast. Here’s a selection of Mark’s shots from the backstage press room, featuring many of the night’s winners with their hardware.

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Canadian Musician @ The 2017 JUNO Awards – Red Carpet

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Monday, April 10th, 2017
2017 Canadian Music Hall of Fame inductee Sarah McLachlan

2017 Canadian Music Hall of Fame inductee Sarah McLachlan

Canadian Musician correspondent Samantha Everts and photographer Mark Matusoff were in the Capital Region for the 2017 edition of JUNOFest and the JUNO Awards broadcast. Here’s a selection of Mark’s shots of various nominees and VIPs on the red carpet leading into the Canadian Tire Centre ahead of the gala.

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CM’s Canadian Music Week Industry Experience Sweeps Winner is Announced

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Tuesday, April 4th, 2017

WebCanadian Musician is happy to announce that the winner of our CMW Industry Experience Sweepstakes is Francesco Giuliano!

Francesco is the co-owner of Brampton, ON-based record label SounDrive Records. He says he prides himself “on assisting and developing local acts while building long lasting and mutually beneficial relationships with other companies and artists alike. Can’t wait to see you all at CMW 2017!”

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Enter by Friday to Win the CMW Industry Experience Sweepstakes!

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Tuesday, March 28th, 2017

Industry experience sweepsCanadian Musician magazine wants to treat you and a guest to an insider’s look at Canadian Music Week (CMW) 2017, and the deadline to enter is this Friday, March 31!

We want you to experience it the way we do! So this year, Canadian Musician is giving you the chance to win “An Industry Experience” at CMW 2017. This experience is valued at over $3,000

With an Industry Experience at CMW you’re sure to get the most out of the internationally recognized event.

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Honey Jam 2017 Auditions set for June 3 in Toronto

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Monday, March 27th, 2017

Honey Jam smallAuditions for the 2017 Honey Jam Showcase will be held on Saturday, June 3 at Revival in Toronto at 2 p.m. As always, Honey Jam auditions are open to all female artists ages 14 to 25 in any genre. The final Honey Jam showcase will be held Aug. 24, 2017 in Toronto.

Admission for the auditions, including artists and spectators, is $10. Artists are encouraged to arrive at least one hour early to register as there are a limited number of spots. Artists outside of Ontario may submit their audition online here: www.honeyjam.com/ent/form.

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