Music Roundup

The Music Roundup provides you with the latest headlines and happenings related to music and entertainment in the Edmonton region.

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Thursday, September 3, 2020

The latest headlines & happenings in Edmonton music. Edmonton's Josh Sahunta has won Corus’ national Summer Song Contest and will take home $20,000 in prize money. 

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Thursday, August 27, 2020

The latest headlines & happenings in Edmonton music. Live music venues continue to face dire prospects for survival since the COVID-19 pandemic put live performances on hold indefinitely.

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Thursday, August 20, 2020

The latest headlines & happenings in Edmonton music. The Jasper Place Curling Club will be home to a series of mini parking lot concerts beginning Aug. 21 with Audrey Ochoa, featuring music from her latest release: Frankenhorn.

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A clipping of a newspaper ad announcing the annual general meeting of the Edmonton Symphony Society in 1979]
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A moment in history: Aug. 17, 1979

On this day 43 years ago, the Edmonton Symphony Society was preparing for an annual general meeting in its 27th year, continuing a history of orchestral music in Edmonton that dates back much farther.

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Cover art for The Rad Dads Show, featuring the title flanked by hearts and thunderbolts, above the words "Radio Free Edmonton"
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Podcast pick: The Rad Dads Show

Sure, Father's Day is over, but dads are worth listening to more than once a year, no? To help you out on that front, consider The Rad Dads Show, a parenting podcast with a punk rock edge that has been talking to inspiring fathers since 2018.

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Emmet Michael accepts the Edmonton Music Prize on March 22
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Awards season brings accolades for Edmonton artists

Local arts are recognized for the Edmonton Music Prize, the Edmonton Film Prize, and at the Country Music Alberta Awards.

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