Festivals

Festivals

John Brower. Photo: Jennifer Roberts, Globe & Mail
July 3, 2017
by External Source

Brower's salesmanship, love of R&R and ability to attract investors is more than a story. It's pure entertainment and its plot more fanciful than any fiction.

NXNE curators The Dirty Nil
June 27, 2017
by Kerry Doole

A jamboree of festivals in Toronto last week was clouded over by rain showers that may have dampened attendances.

Photo: Kris King
June 23, 2017
by Bill King

Now in its 15th year, this festival in a remote part of Quebec manages to attract high-calibre artists, including a noteworthy First Nations component.

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