Blues


Shawnee Kish: “I don’t think I’d be here today without music”

For CBC Music 2020 Searchlight winner, music is medicine

Joyce N’Sana gives meaning to her songs

The Révélation Radio-Canada is ready for takeoff

Apply now for 2021 SOCAN Foundation Awards of more than $97,000 in total

For Young Composers, Emerging Screen Composers, and Young Ca...

Colin Linden wins SOCAN songwriter honour at 2021 Maple Blues Awards

In midst of weekly virtual edition throughout February

In the Spotlight: Crown Lands

Psych, prog, folk, and blues, all with the right chemistry

SOCAN mourns the loss of member Salome Bey, “Canada’s First Lady of the Blues,” at 86

Grammy nominee, Dora Mavor Moore and Obie Award winner, Memb...

In Concert Photo Gallery: Blackie & The Rodeo Kings

February 21, 2020

Mon Doux Saigneur : The Lament of a Generation

“They’re complaints of consternation about the choices p...

Dawn Tyler Watson wins SOCAN songwriter honour at 2020 Maple Blues Awards

Also wins recording/producer of the year; Miss Emily wins bi...

Canadian producer and songwriter Colin Linden earns 2020 Grammy Award

For his co-producing work on Oklahoma by Keb’ Mo’

“I’ve Got Everything I Need (Almost)” to be inducted into Canadian Songwriters Hall of Fame

During Downchild Blues Band’s 50th Anniversary Party at Na...

The Trews, Jack de Keyzer, take first place in rock, blues at 2018 International Songwriting Competition

Several SOCAN members earn other ISC honours

Dominique Fils-Aimé: Tell me why you sing

“Music is the most empathetic way to change minds”

Colin James wins SOCAN songwriter honour, four more, at 2019 Maple Blues Awards

Ellen McIlwaine wins Lifetime Achievement Award

Vote now for 2018 Maple Blues Awards!

Sue Foley, Colin James earns six nominations each

Journey in Blue

A portrait of Québec’s powerhouse blues exports

JUNO-winning singer-songwriter Steve Strongman

No time like now for the blues

Joey Landreth: Balancing home and the road

Triple-threat digs deep into roots of emotion

Guy Bélanger: Breathing life into his instrument

Harmonica player alternates stage and screen

Steve Hill: His Own Man

Renaissance man of Canadian blues still on an unstoppable ro...

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