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Alex Lifeson to participate in roundtable discussion on Preserving Popular Music in Canada next month

Fri, Apr 22, 2016@11:11AM | comments

According to a post on author and award-winning music journalist Martin Melhuish's Facebook page from earlier this week, Alex Lifeson will be participating as one of the panel members for an evening of discussion on the importance of popular music to the creative life of Canada, and the need to preserve the archival record of its creators and distributors. The event will take place on May 17th at Innis Town Hall, Innis College, at the University of Toronto and will run from 6-8PM with doors opening at 5:30PM, and a wine and cheese reception immediately following at the Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library. The discussion will be moderated by Denise Donlon and also included on the panel are Martin Melhuish, Tom Cochrane, Lorraine Segato, and Rob Bowman. Space is limited and you can reserve tickets by calling 416-978-3600 or sending an e-mail to