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  1. Prairie Oyster Among Hall Of Fame Inductees

    July 10, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Prairie Oyster, artist manager and label executive Brian Ferriman and broadcaster Wes Montgomery will be inducted into the Canadian Country Music Hall of Fame during Country Music Week 2008, which will be held in Winnipeg, Sept. 5-8. Six time winn ...

  2. Coldplay Sets Dates for Extensive "Viva La Vida" Tour

    May 09, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Coldplay's "Viva La Vida" world tour -- which will land in North America, Europe and Japan -- is set to begin at Philadelphia's Wachovia Center on June 29 and extend well into next year, Billboard.biz can reveal. Save for the P ...

  3. Canadian Biz Hails 'Biggest-Ever' Piracy Raid

    March 07, 2008 12:00 AM EST A police raid on an alleged music piracy operation in Winnipeg, Manitoba has resulted in what the Canadian record business claims is the largest counterfeit bust in Canadian history. According to the Canadian Recording Industry Association, a firm ...

  4. After Canada, Big & Rich To Take Break From Road

    December 21, 2007 12:00 AM EST Big & Rich's upcoming and first-ever Canadian tour will likely be the genre-bending duo's last for a while. The long-lasting effects of a car accident involving a drunk driver a few years ago will sideline the duo's Big Kenny Al ...

  5. Bon Jovi To Embark On World Tour

    October 26, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Bon Jovi will embark on a world tour of more than 10 countries, beginning with the United States and Canada this fall. "We're starting in New Jersey and then taking it to the world," lead singer Jon Bon Jovi announced at last night& ...

  6. Ozzy, Zombie Ready Fall Tour

    September 06, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Ozzy Osbourne and Rob Zombie will join forces for a North American fall tour, beginning Oct. 18 at the Key Arena in Seattle and wrapping Jan. 24, 2008, at the Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland. The 40-date trek finds Osbourne visiting U.S. arenas f ...

  7. White Stripes To Visit Uncharted Territory

    April 27, 2007 12:00 AM EDT The White Stripes have locked down plans for a 27-date summer trek that will take the duo into select North American markets for the first time, beginning June 24 in Burnaby, B.C. "For the 10th anniversary of this band, we're going to pl ...

  8. Meat Loaf Taking 'Bat' Trilogy On Tour

    December 11, 2006 12:00 AM EST As expected, Meat Loaf will hit the road next spring to present highlights from his "Bat Out of Hell" trilogy. The trek begins Feb. 23 in Pala, Calif., and will wrap April 12 at New York's Theater at Madison Square Garden. The tour ...

  9. Winnipeg To Host Canadian Country Music Week In '08

    December 05, 2006 12:00 AM EST The Canadian Country Music Association (CCMA) has announced that Winnipeg, Manitoba, will be host city for the 2008 Canadian Country Music Week and Awards, which will be held Sept. 5-8, 2008. The awards show will be held at the MTS Centre on Sept. ...

  10. Gwen Stefani Unveils Solo Tour Dates

    December 01, 2006 12:00 AM EST As expected, Gwen Stefani will embark on a two-month North American tour next spring, beginning April 21 in Phoenix. The vocalist will play arenas and outdoor amphitheatres through a June 22 finale in Irvine, Calif. Dates in Australia, Asia, Europ ...

  11. Bell Globemedia To Buy CHUM?

    July 13, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Trading in stock of Canadian entertainment conglomerate CHUM Ltd. was halted yesterday (July 12) on the Toronto Stock Exchange amid speculation that the Toronto-base firm is about to be purchased by B Trading in stock of Canadian entertainment con ...

  12. Mariah Carey Tour Dates Shuffled

    June 19, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Three dates cancelled, four added to route. Live Nation, promoters of Mariah Carey’s summer tour, have pulled the plug on three dates and added four more to the route. Off the route because of soft ticket sales are shows in Hershey, Pa. at the Gia ...

  13. Canadian Music TV Vet Martin Dies

    February 24, 2006 12:00 AM EST John Martin, widely regarded as Canada's father of music video programming, died Thursday morning (Feb. 23) in his sleep at Toronto's East General Hospital following a lengthy battle with cancer. He w John Martin, widely regarded as Cana ...

  14. Canadian Music TV Vet Martin Dies

    February 24, 2006 12:00 AM EST John Martin, widely regarded as Canada's father of music video programming, died Thursday morning (Feb. 23) in his sleep at Toronto's East General Hospital following a lengthy battle with cancer. He w John Martin, widely regarded as Cana ...

  15. New Venue Coalition Will Expand Arena Content

    January 10, 2006 12:00 AM EST The joint venture joins Apregan and Paquin Groups. The newly-formed Venue Coalition, a joint venture between Jeff Apregan of the Apregan Group and Gilles Paquin of the Paquin Entertainment Group, will help identify programming opportunities to its ...

  16. Former Guess Who Members To Receive Honor

    October 04, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Canadian Assn. Inducts Them To Hall Of Fame. Former Guess Who members, guitarist Randy Bachman and singer Burton Cummings, will be recognized by Canada's private broadcasters at this years' Canadian Association of Broadcasters Annual Con ...

  17. Aerosmith, Lenny Kravitz Set For Fall Tour

    September 27, 2005 12:00 AM EDT North American tour to kick off Oct. 30. Aerosmith has tapped Lenny Kravitz for a fall North American tour, which will kick off with an Oct. 30-Nov. 1 stand in Uncasville, Conn. The full itinerary was still coming together at deadline, but has dat ...

  18. Canadian Music Hall Of Fame Picks Toronto As Home

    May 17, 2005 12:00 AM EDT New building to be located in heart of downtown. Toronto was selected by the Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (CARAS) today (May 17) as the site of the new Canadian Music Hall of Fame (CMHF). A new $38 million (Canadian funds) shopp ...

  19. ContentFilm Lands Library From CanWest

    May 03, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Canadian broadcaster CanWest Global Communications Corp. has reached an agreement for ContentFilm International Ltd. to buy its international film and TV program library for $29 million. TORONTO (The Hollywood Reporter) -- Canadian broadcaster Can ...

  20. Avril Takes Juno Hat Trick

    April 04, 2005 12:00 AM EDT With three awards, Avril Lavigne led the pack at Canada's 34th Annual Juno Awards, held last night (April 3) at Winnipeg's MTS Centre. Lavigne, who is currently on tour in Asia, won artist of the year With three awards, Avril Lavigne led ...

  21. Avril Tops Juno Noms

    February 07, 2005 12:00 AM EST With five mentions, singer/songwriter Avril Lavigne leads the nominations for Canada's 2005 Juno Awards, which will take place April 3 in Winnipeg, Manitoba. With five mentions, singer/songwriter Avril Lavigne leads the nominations for Canada ...

  22. Avril Tops Juno Noms

    February 07, 2005 12:00 AM EST Canadian honors set for April 3. With five mentions, singer/songwriter Avril Lavigne leads the nominations for Canada's 2005 Juno Awards, which will take place April 3 in Winnipeg, Manitoba. Lavigne is nominated for artist and songwriter of t ...

  23. Slaight Tipped For Special Juno Award

    January 11, 2005 12:00 AM EST Canadian broadcaster Allan Slaight will receive the Walt Grealis Special Achievement Award during the 2005 Juno Gala Dinner & Awards ceremony April 2 in Winnipeg, Manitoba. Canadian broadcaster Allan Slaight will receive the Walt Grealis S ...

  24. Canada's CHUM To Acquire Broadcaster Craig Media

    April 12, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Canadian media company CHUM Limited announced today (April 12) that it has signed an agreement to purchase Calgary-based TV broadcaster Craig Media Inc. for Canadian $265 million ($197.8 million) in c Canadian media company CHUM Limited announced ...

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