All the latest news in concerts, music festivals, nightlife, and the music industry from all of Jukely's cities in the U.S., Canada, the U.K., and around the world as well as stories of national interest.

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The future is female for guitar players

A study recently conducted by Fender has revealed a surprising surge in female guitarists. The new study revealed women make up 50% of new guitar players in both...
Toronto's Outside Music and Montreal's Distribution Select

Canada’s two largest independent music distributors are teaming up

Independent Canadian artists and bands rejoice! The nation's two largest independent music distributors, Toronto's Outside Music and Montreal's Distribution Select, are teaming up to offer a more...
Tencent Music HQ Shenzhen

The largest music streaming service you’ve never heard of

The streaming wars have some familiar large players. There's the ubiquitous Spotify (huge subscriber numbers), the surprisingly robust Apple Music (more paying subscribers in the U.S. than...
YouTube Eventbrite partnership

YouTube and Eventbrite try and bring concert tickets to music video watchers

YouTube has been trying to lean into how its users already use the platform by optimizing itself like a music streaming service and trying to compete with...

Your next favorite band might be talent scouted by a machine

In the age of advanced computers we are at the cusp of true artificial intelligence. It should be no surprise that the music industry is tapping into...
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Music Modernization Act updates U.S. copyright and licensing laws

You may have noticed a very dumb thing happening recently, which was Kanye West's bizarre visit to the White House to meet with President Donald Trump. The...
Photo by David Dibert on Unsplash | music piracy pirates

Pirates still make up 38% of music consumers

Everybody streams music now, right? Apparently not. A lot of people are still good old-fashioned music downloaders (including me). There's still a lot of appeal in owning...
Photo by Clem Onojeghuo on Unsplash | violin emoji

A judgmental violinist ranked all the variations on the violin emoji

Emojis have become an important part of the way we communicate. And every single day, more emojis are being introduced, generally much to the delight of users....
Music Modernization Act

Artists’ big pay day coming: Music Modernization Act passes Senate

It may surprise you to learn that for many artists, every stream earns them less than half a cent per play. That's less than half a penny....
Lauren Daigle

Lauren Daigle and the enduring popularity of Christian and gospel music

Although we all know people don't really buy albums anymore, people stream music, and the Billboard 200 is still an important industry indicator. That's because we also...

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