Gord Downie

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The Tragically Hip to Receive 2021 Humanitarian Award at JUNO Awards

By: Staff – The Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (CARAS) has announced that 15-time JUNO Award-winning band and Canadian Music Hall of Fame inductees, The Tragically Hip, will receive the 2021 Humanitarian Award during the 50th annual JUNO Awards. The Tragically Hip’s timeless music and philanthropic pursuits have touched millions of lives across … Continue reading

Dallas Green and Sarah Harmer to honour Gord Downie at 2018 JUNO Awards

By: Staff – Canadian singer-songwriters Dallas Green andSarah Harmer are teaming up for a special tribute performance honouring Gord Downie at the 2018 JUNO Awards on March 25th at Rogers Arena in Vancouver. Two-time JUNO winner Harmer and four-time JUNO winner Green (also known as City and Colour and member of Alexisonfire) will pay homage … Continue reading

Juno Awards Announce 2018 Nominees

By: Staff –   The nominees for the 47th Annual JUNO Awards were announced today by The Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (CARAS) at a press conference at The Great Hall in Toronto. Arcade Fire leads off with four nominations: Single of the Year*, Album of the Year*, Group of the Year* and … Continue reading

Watch Our Lady Peace’s New Video For “Drop Me In The Water”

By: Staff – Our Lady Peace have released a brand new video for their song, “Drop Me In The Water”. The track comes from Somethingness, Volume 1 – the first half of the band’s new two-volume series – while the video is the first “episode” of a video series that they have created. Watch the video below. … Continue reading

Gord Downie, Tragically Hip Singer, Dead at 53

By: Curtis Sindrey – Gord Downie, the frontman of beloved Canadian rock band The Tragically Hip, has died at 53. According to a statement on the band’s Twitter page, Downie died Tuesday night surrounded by his children and family. “Gord knew this day was coming – his response was to spend this precious time as he always … Continue reading

Gord Downie Announces New Album “Introduce Yerself”

By: Staff – Gord Downie has announced his new project, Introduce Yerself, a double-album of twenty-three new songs. Downie recorded the music swiftly over two four-day sessions in January 2016 and February 2017, with the final album often reflecting first takes. Introduce Yerself continues the collaborative relationship that last year brought the music of Downie’s historic Secret … Continue reading

Polaris Music Prize Reveals 2017 Short List

By: Staff – The Polaris Music Prize today announced its 2017 Short List of 10 Canadian albums which will vie for the Polaris Music Prize being decided Sept. 18 in Toronto. 2017 Polaris Music Prize Short List: A Tribe Called Red – We Are The Halluci Nation BADBADNOTGOOD – IV Leonard Cohen – You Want … Continue reading

Concert Review: July Talk @ The Danforth Music Hall

By: Elaisha Green (@elaishajade) – July Talk returned to Toronto last night for an explosive performance on the heels of their new album, Touch (out Sept. 9th via Sleepless/Island/Universal). The crowd packed into the Danforth Music Hall as some rocked bunny ears and others wore unicorn costumes. ‘It feels so good to be home,’ guitarist/vocalist Peter Dreimanis said to the … Continue reading

Photos: Dream Serenade 2016 – Gord Downie, Barenaked Ladies, Broken Social Scene

Photos by: Jag Gundu – Dream Serenade returned to Massey Hall for its 3rd edition last night, creating another unforgettable night to support services for children with developmental disabilities and celebrate their caregivers. This year’s star-studded lineup featured the long-awaited Massey Hall debut of Toronto’s Broken Social Scene, in addition to sets from Gord Downie (The Tragically Hip), Amy Millan (Stars), Barenaked Ladies, Dan … Continue reading

Photos: Gord Downie @ Roy Thomson Hall

Photos by: Jag Gundu – The Tragically Hip frontman Gord Downie, who released a new solo album, book, and film entitled Secret Path, on October 18th, 2016, performed at Roy Thomson Hall in Toronto last night.

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