Festivals

Festivals

Quebec Summer Festival
June 8, 2017
by Bill King

You can’t escape history when visiting the capital of Quebec; Quebec City.

Field Trip audience on Saturday
June 5, 2017
by Kerry Doole

The weather gods smiled upon the Arts & Crafts-curated Toronto festival on the weekend, ensuring that sizeable crowds checked out Broken Social Scene, Feist and more.

Field Trip
June 2, 2017
by Kerry Doole

The annual Toronto summer fest celebrates the milestone with a strong bill featuring two acts from year one, Broken Social Scene and Feist.

Beaches Jazz
May 28, 2017
by Bill King

In a year that’s seen several music festivals fold due to rising costs, a weak dollar and heavy competition for frontline acts, Beaches Internation

May 25 Hair cast reunion at Sing! Festival. Pic: Ben Cousins, Social Image
May 28, 2017
by David Farrell

An historic ensemble!

Festival cancellations a new reality
May 24, 2017
by Kerry Doole

The financially bust Pemberton Music Festival in BC is just one more sign that the summer music festival scene in Canada may have reached saturatio

WME head of music, Marc Geiger
May 24, 2017
by FYI Staff

Court documents and company registries shed new light on a U.S.

Fyre, Pemberton festival organizers face legal scrutiny
May 23, 2017
by FYI Staff

Between the Bahamian Fyre Festival and BC’s Pemberton Music Festival, more than $10 million in ticket sales have been swallowed up by event organis

Pemberton Festival handbill: The show that never came to be
May 20, 2017
by External Source

Marc Geiger, a partner and head of music at WME, did not mince words when describing his feelings about the organizers of the now defunct Pemberton

Jeff Squires
May 18, 2017
by Bill King

It was the fall of 1989 and “Music Box Dancer” Frank Mills was jetting around the east coast of Canada riding shotgun in a van with a few side musi

Pat Silver, cappella, SING Festival
May 14, 2017
by Bill King

Sing Festival's Pat Silver on the joy of singing and the joy of bringing a festival to fruition that celebrates the human voice.

Catherine O'Grady
May 12, 2017
by Bill King

The popular fest’s executive director faces many challenges with flair, while retaining a real passion for the genre.