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Bat Out Of Hell The Musical producers (from l-r) Michael Cohl, David Sonenberg, Tony Smith, and Randy Lennox
June 23, 2017
by David Farrell

The Jim Steinman epic rock opera opened in London to ecstatic reviews. In fact, one could even go so far as to say the reviewers have gone gaga over the three-hour production.

Allan Slaight Juno Master Class
June 21, 2017
by FYI Staff

The prestigious artist development program boosts the careers of three emerging Canadian acts every year.

Sunrise Records is expanding, and sales are exploding
June 21, 2017
by David Farrell

Business is booming out of the gate for the Sunrise Records chain and one of the big surprises is that millennials are packing the store to pick up vinyl and compact discs.

The band rehearsal before the show
June 21, 2017
by Nick Krewen

Last night at the Mod Club in Toronto the Philosopher Kings reunited and reminded any who might have forgotten how blissfully musical, funkalicious and impressive this ensemble is.

June 20, 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.

Classic and future stars shining backstage at the SOCAN Awards. Left to Right: Ruth B, Bryan Adams, Jim Vallance and Carly Rae Jepsen.
June 20, 2017
by Nick Krewen

Stars shining backstage at the SOCAN Awards. L - R: Ruth B, Bryan Adams, Jim Vallance and Carly Rae Jepsen.

 

Back L to R: Michael Perlmutter, Velma Barkwell, Tammy Egan, John Rowley, Dondrea Erauw, Garrett McElver (U.S. Guild Member), Jody Colero. Front L to R: David Hayman, Amy Fritz, Mikaila Simmons
June 19, 2017
by External Source

The Canadian arm will work to educate and create community among emerging supervisors, and to share knowledge with colleagues to foster solutions to industry challenges and changing landscapes.

Arkells' Max Kerman with The Arkettes last night
June 19, 2017
by Hannah Alper

Arkells' Max Kerman with The Arkettes last night

iHeartRadio MMVAs
June 16, 2017
by FYI Staff

The 2017s iHeartRadio MMVAs simulcasts are to be carried by Much, CTV, and VRAK at 9 pm ET this Sunday.

Meghan Patrick
June 16, 2017
by Kerry Doole

The fast-rising country star won four awards last week and a summer schedule of major festivals will sustain her momentum.

New promo shot for the Canadian superstar
June 16, 2017
by FYI Staff

A little bit Marilyn, a little bit Jackie O but she's still the one and her new single promises to do much like the rest of her catalogue and become a crossover smash hit.

2016 Prize winners Fast Romantics receive cheque from SOCAN's Eric Baptiste
June 15, 2017
by FYI Staff

Many of Canada's best emerging songwriters are in the running for the lucrative and prestigious Prize, one to be determined by public online and social media voting. There is both an English and French Prize.