Campaign Launched to Help Songwriter John Cody After Acclaimed Career Ended by Cancer

Wednesday, November 1st, 2017

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We here at Canadian Musician magazine have launched a crowd-funding campaign via GoFundMe to help acclaimed Canadian songwriter and musician John Cody. He is in desperate need of financial assistance due to cancer and other continually worsening health conditions that have taken his singing voice, ended his career, and left him in severe financial hardship.

Go to www.FriendsofJohnCody.com.

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Sennheiser Hosting Product Showcase in Toronto Next Week

Thursday, October 19th, 2017

Sennheiser bannerNext Wednesday, Oct. 25, Sennheiser is hosting a full-day product showcase at the CBC’s Glenn Gould Studio in downtown Toronto.

Attendeees can see, hear, and test Sennheiser’s newest offering in digital wireless – Digital 6000, the HE 1 ( which Sennheiser calls “the world’s best – and, yes, most expensive – headphones ever”), the latest in VR Audio with the AMBEO VR mic, an 5.1 demo with the Neumann studio monitors plus the latest in Audio-for-Video products and more. This is a chance to get up close and personal with all of these products.

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Version 2.0 of the Music Books Plus Mobile App Now Available!

Wednesday, August 16th, 2017
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The Music Books Plus app has recently gone through some significant upgrades. The new Music Books Plus Mobile app is available for iOS and Android. It’s free to download, simple to use, and offers the same wide selection and fast service as www.musicbooksplus.com.

App customers can browse, order, and ship anywhere – easily and conveniently, no matter what type of device they shop from!  Search for Music Books Plus Mobile now, in Apple store and Google Play store.

See it now at www.musicbooksplus.com/app

CITT’s Rendez-vous Trade Show Starts Tomorrow; Get Your Free Visitor Pass

Wednesday, August 9th, 2017

citt bannerThere is still time to register for the CITT Trade Show, which kicks off tomorrow at the Imperial Theatre in Saint John, NB. CITT/ICTS’s Rendez-vous Trade Show features audio, lighting and stage suppliers and manufacturers in the live performance industry with exhibitors from Canada and the USA, the CITT/ICTS Trade Show is the perfect opportunity to see the newest and the best products on the market today.

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Nominations Now Accepted for the RPMDA’s 2017 Dorothy Award

Wednesday, February 8th, 2017

Dorothy HutchinsonIt’s time once again to submit nominations for RPMDA’s “Dorothy” Award, named for Dorothy Hutchinson, former executive secretary/treasurer and charter member of RPMDA. During her too-brief life, she epitomized the finest that our industry has to offer, says the organization. Dorothy served her community and music education, she was an active participant in promoting good dealer/publisher relations, and was an ethical businessperson who generously shared information with her fellow dealers. Her example of hard work and high standards make the “Dorothy” Award RPMDA’s highest honour.

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Nominations Close Jan. 31 for 2017 Canadian Music & Broadcast Industry Awards

Friday, January 27th, 2017

CMMBAThere are only five days left to get your nominations in for the 2017 Canadian Music & Broadcast Industry Awards, which will be given out at a gala during Canadian Music Week (CMW) at the Sheraton Centre in Toronto on April 20, 2017. The CMBIAs have become a highlight of CMW as a grand celebration of Canadian broadcasters and music industry standouts.

The awards cover all area of the music industry. The categories include:

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