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Shawn Hook. (Supplied)

24 Minutes with Shawn Hook

With a brand new single Reminding Me released this week, expect to be hearing a lot more of Shawn Hook. Prior to his headline appearance Saturday, April 22 at 6 p.m. at Surrey’s Party for the Planet, the talented singer/songwriter spent 24 Minutes with Joe Leary.

Longtime David Letterman sidekick Paul Shaffer says he's busier than ever now that the show has ended. GETTY

Paul Shaffer finds a new groove

After 33 years as David Letterman's musical foil, Paul Shaffer wasn't sure what his post-Letterman life would look like when the late night funnyman n retired from TV two years ago.

Shaun Verreault of Wide Mouth Mason. (Handout)

24 Minutes with Shaun Verreault

Shaun Verreault has fronted the Canadian blues-based rock band Wide Mouth Mason since the mid-'90s. A veritable guitar master, Verreault will be performing Saturday, April 22 at Steel Toad Brewing Company in Vancouver. He spent 24 Minutes with Joe Leary.

Judah and the Lion. (Chloe Horseman Photo)

24 Minutes with Judah and the Lion

With their second full-length album, ‘Folk Hop N Roll’, Nashville-based Judah and the Lion have created a new genre: Folk Hop. Joe Leary spent 24 Minutes with guitarist and lead singer Judah Akers, drummer Spencer Cross and banjo player Nate Zuercher.

Adam Cohen and his son Cassius accept, the award on behalf of his father Leonard Cohen, for Album of the Year at the Juno awards show Sunday April 2, 2017 in Ottawa.

Cohen, Downie, McLachlan top Junos

Even from the afterlife, Leonard Cohen is still dominating the Canadian music scene, with his swan song You Want it Darker taking home Album of the Year honours at the Juno Awards in Ottawa Sunday. The record was released on Oct. 21, just three weeks before Cohen passed away.

Dan & Shay. (Handout)

24 Minutes with Dan & Shay

They are the hottest rising stars in country music and on their most recent swing through Vancouver, Joe Leary spent 24 Minutes with Dan & Shay.

Jackie Evancho tells 24 Hours she performed at President Donald Trump's inauguration "for the honour", not the politics. HANDOUT

Jackie Evancho's Trump show was 'for the honour'

Sixteen-year-old classical crossover star Jackie Evancho of America's Got Talent fame - circa 2010 - says there's just one reason she performed the U.S. national anthem at Donald Trump's Jan. 20 presidential inauguration.