Each day, Rich Terfry and Radio 2 Drive wraps up your day with music and stories about the interesting things going on in the world.Here are the stories we're talking about today.
Joni Mitchell feature Interview: The exclusive CBC Music interview. Watch the whole thing below. Jian Ghomeshi interviews one of Canada's true songwriting treasures in an exclusive broadcast interview.
Mitchell will be honoured by the Luminato Festival with a tribute show, Joni: A Portrait in Song – A Birthday Happening Live at Massey Hall (Tuesday, June 18 and Wednesday, June 19 in Toronto). Luminato Festival Artistic Director Jorn Weisbrodt recently announced that the songstress will be in attendance at the tribute shows, which will feature an all-star lineup of musicians and vocalists interpreting her songs. For details about the shows, visit luminatofestival.com.
Live At 5: Andrew James O'Brien is the latest in the long and storied line of great Canadian singer songwriters. His intimate lyrics and tuneful approach command an attentive ear for a story well told.
The big winner at last year's Newfoundland and Labrador Music Awards, Andrew walked off with Male, Rising Star and Pop Recording of the year confirming his status a hot new act from the vibrant St. John's music scene.
Special guests for this concert were Newfoundland's preeminent folk trio The Once featuring Geraldine Hollett, Phil Churchill and Andrew Dale performing 'Cradle Hill' and 'Around Again'.
To hear the entire concert, click here.
Today from Tom Odell, The Mowgli's and more.
JUNK IN THE TRUNK:
Little Josie cuts her own hair with mixed results:
Hungry kitty takes a swan dive into an aquarium:
Airport worker attempts to load a plane with boxes, fails:
Miss Utah's plan to solve inequality issues: