Festivals

Festivals

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.

Ryan Howes
May 8, 2017
by Bill King

The man behind major summer festivals WayHome and Boots & Hearts reflects upon his career in the live music business and the issues involved in producing a successful event.

Michael Hollett, NXNE, SXSW
May 5, 2017
by Bill King

Music is a critical part of gaming and song placement, and soundtrack work is putting money in musician’s pockets. We think there’s a huge overlap in audiences. Our partners at SXSW have featured gaming and music for a few years and it makes sense. Michael Hollett

April 10, 2017
by FYI Staff

Bienvenue France. Canadian Music Week (CMW) is putting the welcome mat down this year with its first ever Spotlight on France.

October 24, 2016
by FYI Staff

After a long stint as Director of Programming at NXNE, he has just been named to the team at Canadian Music Week.