- The Globe and Mail says Canada’s arts sector needs transformative action similar to the Works Progress Administration of the 1930s in the U.S.
- Saskatoon band The Garrys is cautioning others about live-stream scams after being targeted
- Live Nation Canada and Budweiser has set up an at-home streaming series, starting with The Black Crowes and The Trews
- Sierra Noble lost her 30,000-strong Facebook following after account was hacked – a terrible blow to an essential means of communication for musicians during the pandemic
- The Io Project is a new “anti-COVID” mobile stage that can safely allow live shows for up to 250 people, watching in household clusters of two or four people, isolated by plexiglass
- The Quebec Government has announced that museums, libraries and drive-in theatres will be allowed to re-open on May 29, that recording studios will be allowed to re-open on June 1, and that the filming of stage performances (without audiences) can resume on that day as well
- 120 Québec indie, freelance, and accompanist musicians have published a letter in Montréal daily Le Devoir calling on the provincial government to more strongly support them, and the entire music ecosystem
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