BreakOut West

BreakOut West

CFM ED and VP Canada of the AFM, Alan Willaert
September 27, 2017
by David Farrell

Alan Willaert and the Canadian Federation of Musicians (CFM) are on the warpath to change how music showcases have operated for aeons in Canada and abroad.

September 26, 2017
by FYI Staff

Eighty-percent of the artists showcasing at this year’s festival are not members of the American Federation of Musicians union or its Canadian counterpart, organizers say.

September 19, 2017
by FYI Staff

A large number of festivals attracting industry professionals are offering bands little more than exposure and a free ticket to the events, and this has the musicians union riled up.

August 2, 2017
by FYI Staff

News, views and gossip about musicians and the music biz.