Festivals

Festivals

Darryl Hurs. Pic provided
October 14, 2020
by Karen Bliss

Under normal circumstances, Darryl Hurs would be gearing up for Indie Week, live in Toronto, booking fligh

L-R: Grammy winning songwriter Tim Nichols with Robin and Robert Ott
August 23, 2020
by David Farrell

What does one do when one is in the prime of one’s life with more money than most can ever dream of having, and a future that is as wide and open a

Screen shot of Tyler Shaw performing at Beaches Jazz Fest on July 17th
July 22, 2020
by David Farrell

Toronto’s Beaches Jazz Festival has become a rite of summer, attracting over a million visitors who roam Queen Street, splash money in a large numb

Photo: Morten Fog
April 29, 2020
by Kerry Doole

Word of the suspension of next year’s FAI conference is reverberating through the international folk music community. To learn more about the decision we contacted the org’s Executive Director.

April 16, 2020
by FYI Staff

Festivals and Events Ontario has released results from a March 30-April 5 pandemic impact

March 27, 2020
by FYI Staff

Dallas Smith, Tebey, Terri Clark, Jason McCoy, Corb Lund, Jess Moskaluke, Wide Mouth Mason, Carolyn Dawn Johnson, The Washboard Union, Meghan Patrick, and Big Sugar are among the 40-plus marquee names performing at the Instagram online-fest this Saturday and Sunday at 2 pm EST.

March 9, 2020
by External Source

SXSW issued a statement last Friday stating, “The City of Austin has cancelled the March dates for SXSW.

August 19, 2019
by FYI Staff

Now in its 21st year, the four-day fest focuses on hip-hop and electronica styles, presenting international and domestic acts.

July 5, 2019
by FYI Staff

After a flurry of press reports suggesting that the upcoming Roxodus fest was in jeopardy, an official press release from the organisers confirming

 Comunidad Bet El in Mexico City with Ruach Singers, Cantor Eric Moses, Amanda Levine, and Bet El Cantor Ari Litvak
May 24, 2019
by David Farrell

Started in 2011 on a shoestring budget with seven enthusiasts, SING!

Joe Costello: APA member, Cape Breton Regional Municipality; Kate Gracey-Stewart: Atlantic Presenters Association; Lindsay Ann Cory: APA member, Nocturne: Art at Night
February 21, 2019
by Ken Kelley

Atlantic Canada may be just past the halfway point of the much-maligned winter season, but in Halifax, N.S., thoughts of many are focused squarely

Nickelback band members put on their best escalator faces for Instagram fans.
February 1, 2019
by David Farrell

The 3-day fest in July offers a barrel of fun rides in addition to a retro-trendy marquee billing that includes (pictured) Nickelback, Billy Idol, Kid Rock, Lynyrd Skynyrd, and Cheap Trick.