Monday, August 13, 2018

ARTISTS, FANS PUSH MUSIC FESTIVALS TO TACKLE SEX HARASSMENT

Many music fans have spoken up about sexual harassment and groping at musical festivals recently as the #MeToo movement has emboldened more people to talk about harassment in public spaces

MONTREAL FESTIVAL-GOER LAUNCHES CLASS ACTION AGAINST OSHEAGA OVER TARDY HEADLINER

Late start and abbreviated show by Friday headliner Travis Scott at root of legal action

The Weeknd, Janet Jackson, Cardi B And More To Headline 2018 Global Citizen Festival

The full lineup for the 2018 Global Citizen Festival has been announced and the star power is something to behold.

Wavelength’s artistic director steps down amid abuse claims

The indie music non-profit's board is launching an independent investigation following an ex-staffer's allegations against Jonny Dovercourt

SLĀV DIRECTOR ROBERT LEPAGE CALLS SHOW’S CANCELLATION A ‘BLOW TO ARTISTIC FREEDOM’

Director says if it were up to him, the show would still be running

Canadian Music Week 2018: the best of the fest so far

Reviews from the festival so far, including standouts like Cupcakke, Nate Husser, Lydia Lunch, Jaunt, Yonatan Gat and more

2018 Burnaby blues fest lineup unveiled

The Burnaby Blues + Roots Festival has revealed the remaining artists booked for this year’s event.

iHeartRadio Announced as Official Radio Partner of the Boots and Hearts Music Festival

Boots and Hearts Radio launches today on the iHeartRadio app ... iHeartRadio to broadcast live on location at the Boots and Hearts Music festival, August 9-12, at Burl's Creek Event Grounds in Oro Medonte, Ont

‘Continue to persist’: Musicians get political at early Junos ceremony

Michael Bublé, A Tribe Called Red and Diana Krall were among early Juno winners at a private industry ceremony Saturday evening in Vancouver that included talk of gender parity, gun control and Indigenous issues.

The 2018 JUNO Gala Dinner & Awards in Vancouver honours past, present and future

Gord Downie received multiple posthumous honours and standing ovation - First time nominees took home more than half the evening's 36 awards - Special awards given to industry veterans Denise Donlon (Walt Grealis Special Achievement Award) and Gary Slaight (Humanitarian Award); rockstars Arcade Fire received International Achievement Award

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