Music News Monday: Neil Young, 2015 Juno Awards, and Kraftwerk brings 3D to Canada.

 
Young and Diana Krall took to Toronto’s Massey Hall last night as part of the “Honour the Treaties” tour to help raise funds for the Athabasca Chipewyan Nation’s legal defense as challenges are met in securing land for oilsands development. Young delivered a much-publicized set of remarks about the political and corporate mistreatment of treaty land, even going as far as to compare Fort McMurray to the infamous Hiroshima, Japan. 
 
The Montreal Gazette story incudes a quick video of Young delivering his statements. 
 
 
Hamilton, Ontario was announced to be the next city to host the annual Juno Awards, March 15, 2015. It will be the 44th annual awards ceremony since its inception in 1970. 
 
Hamilton has played host to the awards ceremony in the past, with a total of five opportunities. 

 
Immediately after their latest album release Grinning Streak, Barenaked Ladies has time to reflect on their 25 years together with a quaint interview with the Vancouver Sun. The Ladies discuss their secrets to success and their optimism for the future.
 
Grinning Streak has received positive reviews since it’s release in early June 2013. 
 
The band has a little fun at their expense in this tweet from January 11.
 
Remaining tour dates and tickets are available here

 
German electro band Kraftwerk has announced plans to offer-up their brand of 3D concert experience to a Canadian audience this March 29 in Toronto at the Sony Centre for the Performing Arts
 
The Sony Centre opened in 1960 in downtown Toronto, then known as the O’Keefe Centre. Recent renovations have retained the grand style of the original building, ensuring its place as a world-class facility for arts and culture. 
 
Described as an “audio-visual spectacle” that is “pure electronic art rave” the experience is rounded out with a pair of those retro, geek-chic 3D glasses that have mysteriously gone the way of the dinosaur. 
 
In other words go for the experience, stay for the glasses. 
 
Serh lustig! Kraftwerk performs in 2013 Dusseldorf. 
 
Tickets are available through Ticketmaster, January 17.

– Leyland Bradley

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Leyland Bradley

Born in Halifax and raised in small town Alberta, Leyland is happily enjoying the big city life. When she's not writing for NMC, Leyland is either watching German movies or dreaming about running through forests.

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