The Tragically Hip

The Tragically Hip

Shawn Mendes with his awards for Best Song and Best Artist backstage at the 2017 MTV EMA in London on Sunday. (Vianney Le Caer/Invision/Associated Press)
November 13, 2017
by FYI Staff

News and video coverage about music in Canada and beyond.

Blogging broadcaster Danny Kingsbury
November 5, 2017
by Danny Kingsbury

The following is a personal story shared by Canadian broadcast veteran and current Rogers Media Rock Radio Director Danny Kingsbury on his blog – All The Web's A Stage. And All The Men And Women Merely Players.

October 23, 2017
by FYI Staff

Both acts had a big sales week, but new album releases from Robert Plant, The Glorious Sons, Wu-Tang, Alan Doyle, Ludovick Bourgeois, Barr Brothers, St. Vincent’s and Carla Bruni also had an impact.

October 20, 2017
by FYI Staff

Billboard charts, Red Bull, 40 years of punk, Jann Wenner, David McPherson, Marty Balin, Maureen Forrester, Dustin Bentall, Jackie Shane, Metz, Ria Mae, Halifax Pop Explosion, Gord Downie and the Tragically Hip make today's headlines.

October 19, 2017
by FYI Staff

The Bell Media commissioned farewell Hip concert doc Long Time Running is to air commercial-free this Friday on the CTV network at 8 pm ET, and on Sunday the CBC is set to air Gord Downie’s Secret Path in Concert.

October 19, 2017
by Denise Donlon

Thinking about our courageous beautiful friend who lived so fully, yes completely, dedicating the time he had to love, to art, and to justice. So many moments when we felt Gord Downie so powerfully. The music yes - always and ever - but also the activism.

October 18, 2017
by FYI Staff

Gord Downie, frontman of The Tragically Hip, has died at the age of 53. The band posted a statement online on Wednesday morning, noting that he passed away on Tuesday night (Oct. 17), “with his beloved children and family close by.”

October 18, 2017
by Michael Hollett

While Gord was a pioneer in many ways, he was old school in terms of core values like loyalty, especially to his family, friends and, his country.

September 18, 2017
by Kerry Doole

News about musicians and the music biz with a focus on Canadians at home and abroad.

September 15, 2017
by FYI Staff

Topics making the headlines today include Lady Gaga, TIFF, female DJ crews, Pop Montreal, Long Time Running, Joshie Armstead, VSO, Kiri Te Kanawa, Johnny Clegg, and Suge Knight.

Gord Downie: Pic: Adrian Wyld
September 15, 2017
by David Farrell

When The Tragically Hip chose its name, the band's members never could have guessed the tragic consequence that came with it.

August 18, 2017
by FYI Staff

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