Ronald Jacko has lived on and off the street since he was 12 years old, and it’s been nearly that long since he’s had his picture taken.
Jay Z easily led Grammy Award nominations announced Friday with nine, but left-of-centre rappers Macklemore & Ryan Lewis and Kendrick Lamar were among a group of new stars who took many of the major nominations.
For more than a decade, St. Albert actor and tenor Kieran Martin Murphy has impersonated these stars in Mayfield Dinner Theatre’s musical revues or Fringe plays. He’s about to step on stage as himself — with the release of his first album of pop, country, Celtic and even flamenco-flavoured tunes, The Painter’s Hand.
Edmonton is about to get a little taste of Florida and Georgia. Not in time to warm us up this winter, sadly. Florida Georgia Line, one of the hottest new acts in country music, will bring the Good Times to Rexall Place on Tuesday, April 15.
NEW YORK, N.Y. – “The Sound of Music” has the sound of a hit for NBC.
Florida Georgia Line with Dallas Smith and Chris Lane: Tuesday, April 15 at Rexall Place. Tickets: $39 to $59 plus service charges. On sale: Friday, Dec. 13 at Ticketmaster .
Like a healthy and thundering herd, Global Visions Film Festival is migrating and growing. After relocating the three-day documentary fest from November to February in 2012, the annual Global Vision event will run a full week next year in the spring, May 8-15.
They were in Edmonton just months ago playing Rexall Place, and now the Grammy-Award-winning Zac Brown Band has signed up for next summer’s Big Valley Jamboree.
Nuela Charles’s soul-pop album, Aware, is the winner of the first Edmonton Music Prize. The $8,000 award, sponsored by the city through the Edmonton Arts Council, honours a “superior musical work” released in the last 18 months.
More Edmo shows: Wednesday Night Heroes, Moonspell, Zakk Wylde, Kalle Mattson, Bend Sinister, Stephen Malkmus and The Jicks
Wednesday Night Heroes , one of Edmonton’s most influential punk bands of the late ’90s and ’00s, are reuniting for a Saturday, Jan. 25 show at The Pawn Shop. Tickets are $18 plus service charges at yeglive . Rapid Loss, Panik Attak and E-Town Beatdown are also on the bill. WNH, led by the MacKinnon brothers, released their third and last album, Guilty Pleasures , in 2007. Did they ever officially announce their breakup? No … but the foursome started working on other projects, including No Problem , fronted by Graeme MacKinnon.