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A photo of Saskatoon's Ryan Schultz (right) was used in a bit on the Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon on Friday.

Saskatoon man featured in joke on the Tonight Show

By 650 CKOM February 21, 2017 - 5:55am Updated: February 21, 2017 - 10:10am

A Saskatoon band is angling for a spot on U.S. late-night television thanks to a stroke of luck on Friday.   Rylan Schultz, singer and guitar player for the Pistolwhips, was...

Regina country music star Amy Nelson performs for Saskatoon CCMA's announcement Nov. 30, 2016.

CCMA's coming back to Saskatoon for 2017

By 650 CKOM November 30, 2016 - 1:51pm Updated: November 30, 2016 - 4:50pm

Saskatoon will be the place to be next year for country music fans as the city plays host to the Canadian Country Music Awards.

It was announced on Wednesday the City of...

Leonard Cohen's Facebook page confirmed the singer/songwriter's death. He was 82.

Leonard Cohen dead at 82

By 650 CKOM November 10, 2016 - 8:15pm Updated: November 10, 2016 - 8:15pm

Leonard Cohen, the iconic Canadian singer/songwriter, had died at the age of 82. 

Cohen's Facebook page made the announcement Thursday night. 

More to come. 

Crowds enjoy the  music and sun at the Regina Folk Festival in Victoria Park.

Good weather draws crowds to Regina Folk Festival

By Michael Joel-Hansen August 8, 2016 - 6:45am Updated: August 8, 2016 - 7:00am

The Regina Folk Festival wrapped up on Sunday night, with the last performance being by The Mavericks.

Organizers of the festival are happy with how the event went....

People watching the entertainment at the 2016 Regina Folk Festival in Victoria Park.

Large line ups at Regina Folk Festival as people try to get good seats

By Michael Joel-Hansen August 6, 2016 - 4:56pm Updated: August 6, 2016 - 5:00pm

The Regina Folk Festival is in full swing at Victoria Park with lots of people enjoying the entertainment

If you happen to be driving down Victoria Avenue, you may...

Saskatchewan country singer Laneise Scharback at the Billboard Music Awards.

Saskatchewan country singer on the red carpet at Billboard Music Awards

By Dana Reynolds, paNOW May 30, 2016 - 7:13am Updated: May 30, 2016 - 7:15am

It sounds just like a country song. A small-town girl from Allan, Saskatchewan makes it in the music industry and is invited to walk to the red carpet at the Billboard Music...

When Doves Cry: Fans react to the death of music icon Prince

By 980 CJME April 21, 2016 - 3:38pm Updated: April 21, 2016 - 3:45pm

“So this is what it sounds like when doves cry.” The lyrics of Prince seem to be a perfect expression for millions of fans mourning the death of yet another musical icon.


The Weeknd cleans up at Junos

By The Canadian Press April 4, 2016 - 6:38am Updated: April 4, 2016 - 6:38am

It was a big weekend for the Weeknd.

The Toronto-born superstar snagged five Juno awards -- three at a gala event held in Calgary on Saturday night and another two...

Regina Symphony Orchestra Chamber players perform at season launch.

Regina symphony launches new season with new director

By Adriana Christianson February 9, 2016 - 5:49pm Updated: February 9, 2016 - 6:00pm

From Beethoven and Brahms, to opera, to the music of James Bond, the Regina Symphony Orchestra will offer something for all kinds of music lovers in the 2016 to 2017 season....

Standin' on the Corner mural and park in Winslow Arizona.

Vigil for Eagles' co-founder Glenn Frey on the corner of Winslow, Arizona

By Kevin Martel January 19, 2016 - 4:10pm Updated: January 19, 2016 - 4:15pm

One of the places hit hardest by the news of the death of Eagles co-founder Glenn Frey, is Winslow, Arizona.

Yes, the same Winslow, Arizona Frey sang about in the hit "...

The Eagles announced the death of guitarist Glenn Frey on Jan. 18, 2016.

Eagles guitarist Glenn Frey dead at 67

By The Canadian Press January 18, 2016 - 4:39pm Updated: January 18, 2016 - 5:09pm

NEW YORK — Glenn Frey, who co-founded the Eagles and with Don Henley became one of history's most successful songwriting teams with such hits as "Hotel California" and "Life in...

 Bands composed of random musicians play together in Band Swap.

Band Swap celebrates 10 years of mixed musician magic

By Lasia Kretzel December 30, 2015 - 11:59am Updated: December 30, 2015 - 12:19pm

Take six random musicians, add a list of songs, then let them practice for 24 hours. For the past decade, Saskatoon's Band Swap has been cooking up this fool proof recipe for a...