CDN ENTERTAINMENT

Welcome to CDN Entertainment! Where in this section you can find some great Canadian music, entertainment headlines, Canadian TV shows or series and everything in the act of amusing or entertaining people.

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Canada is making a national music playlist. What songs should be included?

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To celebrate Canada’s 150th birthday in 2017, the Canadian federal government plans to spend $17.5m on local community projects and a national musical “soundtrack”.

The plan was announced by Canadian heritage minister Mélanie Joly at Toronto’s Daniels Spectrum Theatre on Monday. She spoke in front of a string orchestra on Monday morning who later played Drake’s Know Yourself – perhaps a hint of its place on the country’s definitive song list?

Of the funding, approximately $7.5m will go to the Toronto Symphony Orchestra and be used to fund “the Canada 150 musical mosaic”, a soundtrack created with the Polaris Music Prize that will feature over 36 orchestras from across the country and showcase work of Canadian musicians.

If Canada is going to compile a list of songs identifying it to the world, there are plenty of contenders! CDN Movement what songs do you think should make the cut?

 

SWEARNET -The uncensored comedy network from the Trailer Park Boys

https://www.swearnet.com/

Are you tired of watching censored TV? Well we have your solution! SWEARNET, the uncensored comedy network brought to you from the guys who created the Trailer Park Boys. This online network have some pretty insane comedy skts, reality shows, behind the scene Trailer Park Boys footage plus LOTS MORE! For a short fee of $4.20/month you have full

GRIDLOCK FESTIVAL – JULY 8-10 HALIFAX

Event Link: https://www.facebook.com/events/893309017403896/

Halifax, NS) – Wolf Parade, The Rural Alberta Advantage, Waxahatchee, Matt Braunger, and Solids are among the acts added to the inaugural Gridlock Festival lineup. The festival takes place in Halifax, NS from July 8-10, 2016.

In addition to these artists, the festival also added the following acts to the 2016 lineup: Adam Strangler, Freak Heat Waves, Calvin Love, Casey Ley, Cheryl Hann, Ian Black, Jon Mckiel, Kim Harris, Megan McDowell, Moon King, and Walrus.

They join previously announced acts DIIV, American Football, TR/ST, Wintersleep, Baths, Lower Dens, Lowell, Beach Slang, Peach Kelli Pop, Sean Nicholas Savage, Southern Shores, Partner, Vogue Dots, beauts, and Dance Movie.

Passes for the three-day festival are on sale now at http://www.gridlockfestival.com

Luke James – Music Reviews

YouTube Page: https://www.youtube.com/user/lukejamesbgn/featured

Canadian Luke James (Not The Singer) Reviews hip-hop music – as well as funk, soul & R&B from time to time. His overall goal here is to give you his honest opinion and spark discussion! If you’re an indie artist looking for an album review & some promo, just hit up luke@redmattersite.com now! This guy has some great reviews and is very honest with his opinions, with over 12k subscribers this is no joke.  Below is his newest review, scroll through his YouTube link above to see more!!

 

Canadian Music Magazine

http://www.canadianmusician.com/

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CDN Movement get familiar with Canadian Musician magazine. This is Canada’s magazine for professional and amateur musicians. Published since 1979, the magazine covers prominent Canadian artists, the latest gear, technique and the business of music. Published bi-monthly, Canadian Musician features regular columns on Guitar, Bass, Keyboards, Percussion, Brass, Woodwinds, Vocal, MIDI, Business, Songwriting, Live Sound, Recording and On-Line Music. Also included are classified ads, opportunities for musicians, new releases and new products.

Published by Norris-Whitney Communications Inc., Canadian Musician is distributed across Canada through newsstands, music stores and record stores and by subscription across Canada and internationally.

A true Canadian Movement!

 

 

 

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Canadian Urban Television

CDN Movement this is something everyone should take the time to support! Canadian Urban Television was founded to create a hub for urban culture in Canada & sharing Canadian culture with the world.

Tare building CUT TV as an online community to promote Canadian Urban talent. This will be done through video programming, music recording and a Canadian promotional tour. Their goal is to target a broad cultural audience by showcasing the incredibly diverse talent that exists across Canada.

The videos will include original programming shot and directed by CUT TV as well as other programs containing urban content such as: concerts, reality shows, sports broadcasts, documentaries, drama series, sitcoms, and animation.

They will also release a full-length album featuring urban artists from across the country. A “CUT TV: Canadian Tour” will then be launched to promote some of Canada’s up & coming artists.

Please visit http://www.canadianurbantelevision.com/ for more intriguing information on this Movement, we promise you will not be disappointed.