News Story

News Story

Photo by George Pimentel
September 12, 2017
by Karen Bliss

At this extraordinary gala, music executive and humanitarian Gary Slaight received the inaugural award at the AGO in Toronto.

Tex Lecor
September 11, 2017
by FYI Staff

A multifaceted creative talent who enjoyed significant success in Quebec, he passed away on Saturday. He was 84.

Gord Bamford greeting fans in Saskatoon last week.
September 11, 2017
by FYI Staff

The Canadian country star once again makes a massive gift to the music education charity, while Jess Moskaluke helps promote the Band Aid program at Country Music Week in Saskatoon.

September 11, 2017
by External Source

Here is this week's Nielsen Marketwatch report which features Canadian music stats for the current week and YTD with comparisons to last year.

September 11, 2017
by External Source

With more than 500 submissions, the competitions were evaluated by juries of music industry professionals from across the country.

Meghan Patrick looking radiant last night
September 11, 2017
by David Farrell

Meghan Patrick became an overnight star Sunday with twin trophy wins, and Dean Brody earned several prestigious awards in the two-hour telecast.

Paul Brandt sporting his Hall of Fame medallion
September 10, 2017
by FYI Staff

The Canadian Country Music Association announced winners in a variety of categories Friday and Saturday, Sept. 8 and 9.

Charlie Wall-Andrews, new FMC ED
September 8, 2017
by FYI Staff

Folk Music Canada’s board of directors have announced that Charlie Wall-Andrews will be the Executive Director, taking charge of FMC’s operations, programming, member services, and advocacy work.

Radio rating wars
September 8, 2017
by External Source

Bray & Associates has the new PPM five-market-numbers from Numeris for the 13-week period covering May 29 to August 27.

WayHome grounds shot
September 6, 2017
by David Farrell

The festival organizers suggest it's just a year off to reimagine what they have created; others aren't so sure and point to too many festivals and a slippery market.

Cliff Hunt: The captain of his ship
September 5, 2017
by David Farrell

After 18 years, Cliff is stepping back from running the tech company but remains as a consultant with the firm he founded.

Host hotel
September 5, 2017
by FYI Staff

The Potash Country Music Week kicks off today with registration at Sheraton Cavalier Saskatoon Hotel. We have the agenda for you.