News Story

News Story

Neil Young salutes us all
May 21, 2017
by FYI Staff

Neil Young and Bruce Cockburn are among the latest inductees into the Canadian Songwriters Hall of Fame.

People power to save the grant programs
May 21, 2017
by FYI Staff

The Directors Guild of Canada has launched a petition for Minister of Canadian Heritage Mélanie Joly and Bell Media asking them not to discontinue

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

Nielsen Music Canada reports on music streaming
May 19, 2017
by FYI Staff

Music streaming facts and figures are included in this second part of an exclusive deep dive into Nielsen's Canada 360 music report.

WayHome Festival line-up
May 19, 2017
by FYI Staff

It's the Canadian way, eh! Republic Live steps up to the plate with a grand gesture.

Gone fishing. Back Wednesday!
May 19, 2017
by FYI Staff

Gone fishing!

Summer season concert countdown
May 19, 2017
by External Source

Breaking down the hottest of the hot in festival high-season.

Spotify's Troy Carter
May 18, 2017
by External Source

Hypebot — Speaking at the Music Biz 2017 conference in Nashville on earlier this week, Spotify's director of artists relations and former Lady Gaga

The Beatles
May 18, 2017
by FYI Staff

He's not sixty-four yet, but he's getting there.

Richard Mills, Oakley sunglasses, Feldman Agency
May 17, 2017
by David Farrell

Richard Mills signs off from The Feldman Agency this week after two-plus decades of travelling the world and doing what many peer agents might thin

Nielsen Live Music Canada 360 Report
May 17, 2017
by External Source

Millennials are less likely to find out about events through traditional media and instead use online sources.

Eleanor McCain's gift to Canada 150
May 17, 2017
by Kerry Doole

The two CD set comprises 32 songs recorded with ten different orchestras from across Canada, featuring contributions from 14 different arrangers and a star-studded list of notable guest artists. The one number the Toronto-based vocalist won’t divulge is the cost of the project that is surely one of the most expensive such undertakings ever by a Canadian artist.