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Country Thunder Saskatchewan organizers announce $1.2 million in renovations to the site in Craven on June 14, 2017, which includes new sod and renovated bathrooms.

Country Thunder Sask. reveals $1.2 million in renovations

By Britton Gray June 14, 2017 - 7:29pm Updated: June 15, 2017 - 6:30am

Organizers of Country Thunder Saskatchewan, formerly the Craven Country Jamboree, are giving 1.2 million reasons this festival will be one of the best.

Renovations have...

Ariana Grande (right) performs alongside Miley Cyrus (left) at the One Love Manchester benefit concert on June 4, 2017.

Ariana Grande returns to Manchester for benefit show

By 650 CKOM June 5, 2017 - 7:04am Updated: June 5, 2017 - 7:15am

Pop star Ariana Grande made an emotional return to Manchester over the weekend.

Grande's May 22 show was the scene of a suicide bombing that killed 22 people and injured...

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 - 5:57am Updated: February 21, 2017 - 10:13am

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...

  Saskatoon will play host to the best of the best in Canadian country music once again in 2017.

CCMA's coming back to Saskatoon for 2017

By 650 CKOM November 30, 2016 - 1:54pm Updated: November 30, 2016 - 2:44pm

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 - 8:30pm

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 - 6:45am

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 - 4:52pm Updated: August 6, 2016 - 4:56pm

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 - 7:12am Updated: May 30, 2016 - 7:13am

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 - 4:01pm

“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.

Regina Symphony Orchestra Chamber players perform at season launch.

Regina symphony launches new season with new director

By Adriana Christianson February 9, 2016 - 5:47pm Updated: February 10, 2016 - 8:35am

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 2016-17 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 - 4:10pm

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 "...

Glenn Frey.

Eagles' guitarist Glenn Frey dead at 67

By 980 CJME, The Canadian Press January 18, 2016 - 4:39pm Updated: January 19, 2016 - 5:37am

The music world has lost another legend. The Eagles released an official statement confirming that guitarist Glenn Frey has died at the age of 67.

The band published...