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January 19, 2018
by David Farrell

Four concert firms and two Canadians ranked high in the trade magazine's annual ranking of box-office grosses and ticket sales.

January 18, 2018
by David Farrell

The celebrated Canadian pianist, who died in 1982 and famously detested live performances, is destined to join an elite group of deceased musical performers who are being returned to the stage using holographic technology.

January 15, 2018
by External Source

Holographic technology that allows people, places and things to appear in three dimensions is changing the way our armed forces operate, the way people elect their leaders, and the way entertainers - alive and dead - bring us joy.

January 10, 2018
by FYI Staff

City politicians know that live music supports local economies by bringing tourists and attracting young people to settle and gentrify neighbourhoods, but there needs to be greater forethought given by planners in town halls across the country.

January 7, 2018
by FYI Staff

Ticketmaster Canada COO Patti-Anne Tarlton is the latest inductee into the Canadian Music & Broadcast Industry Hall of Fame. The ceremony will be held on May 10 at Toronto's Rebel during Canadian Music Week.

Marvin's bro, Frankie Gaye
January 4, 2018
by Bill King

A tale of lunacy, drunks, guns, rip-off artists and jack-asses that think they can spin an audience and get paid for it. Wild Bill King rides shotgun for these third-rate actors and not only  lives to tell the story but has fourty bucks to show for it. Cool or what?

TFA President, Jeff Craib
January 4, 2018
by FYI Staff

With the Feldman organization for almost 30 years, he was named President of the agency in March 2013 and has been instrumental in the expansion of the firm’s talent portfolio and helping shape career strategies for a wide range of Canadian acts that have transformed themselves from club to theatre and arena marquee draws.

Kaytranada sets up while SOCAN CEO Eric Baptiste addresses the audience at the 2017 Canada @ The Grammys party, co-presented by SOCAN in LA.
January 3, 2018
by External Source

Cities that want to attract diverse, thriving populations should look at creative musical culture in new ways and take steps to create conditions for live music to continue and thrive.

December 15, 2017
by External Source

Following Wednesday's passage of the Ontario Ticket Sales Act, Jeff Poirier, GM, Concerts and Theatre – North America at StubHub wrote the following letter to fans of live events in Ontario outlining the company's reaction to the legislation and it's worth a read.

December 13, 2017
by FYI Staff

All told, Reid’s 2018 tour has sold over 70,000 tickets in advance of his hitting the stage on Feb. 26 in Sidney, B.C.

December 4, 2017
by External Source

Venues in Canada should take a cue from those in Japan or the UK that have created a live music culture that still allows people to get to bed by 11 pm and work the next day.

December 4, 2017
by FYI Staff

Neil Young returned to his boyhood hometown of Omemee on Friday night and performed an acoustic set featuring classics like "Helpless," "Heart of Gold," "Old Man," as well as rarer numbers such as “There's a World" and “Don’t be Denied.”