This Sunday, Canada hits the big 1-4-5 and CBC Music will celebrate by bringing you great music from the True North, strong and free.
CBC Music will offer up playlists, videos and more from your favourite Canadian artists. Scroll down for the complete rundown and links. Canadians also teamed up to build the ultimate summer playlist, a free stream of great summer songs for you to enjoy during whatever barbecues, beach parties or backyard antics you have planned.
On Canada Day, CBC Radio One presented the CBC Songwriter's Circle, hosted by Meg Wilcox. This concert featured performances by singer-songwriters from across Canada, including Deon Blyan, Ash Koley, Beth Moore, Jeffrey Piton, Bonnie Ste-Croix and David Vertesi.
CBC-TV had a concert featuring Feist, Roch Voisine and Neverest live from Parliament Hill. (Check out this interview with Feist from Parliament Hill by CBC Live.)
Sunday night, CBC Radio 2 treated the nation to a live broadcast hosted by Tom Power, live from Parliament Hill. Stars like Simple Plan, Jully Black and Feist took the stage during this evening of music. But across the CBC, there is a whole weekend of entertainment.
Let's get things started with some music.
Here is Classified with "Oh... Canada":
And here's Dean Brody with "Canadian Girls":
Canada Day weekend on CBC Music:
The Peace Tower Carillon: Canada’s most iconic instrument
Canada Day on Choral Concert: Sharing the voices!
Canadian funk band Crack of Dawn head to Harbourfront
Listen to your ultimate summer songs playlist
We've gathered playlists from a variety of Canadian artists. Here's a central depot for you to browse:
My Canada Day playlist: The Sheepdogs, 54-40, Valdy, Jill Barber and more
Here's a sampling of some of the playlists:
Marcus Mosely of the Sojourners
Ewan Currie of the Sheepdogs
Neil Osborne of 54-40
on Jun 30, 2012