Loreena McKennitt, pic provided.
November 30, 2022
by Bill King

Juno Award-winning Canadian artist Loreena McKennitt has performed in some of the world’s most respected and historic concert venues during her car

November 2, 2022
by FYI Staff

Those performing at the highly entertaining charity extravaganza to support CAMH Gifts of Light on Dec. 7 at Massey Hall include The Sadies, Broken Social Scene, Metric, Scott Helman, Molly Johnson, Ron Sexsmith, Dan Hill, and High Flyer. A second lineup of artists joining the show will be announced in the coming weeks.

Photo: Bob Ciolfi
November 1, 2022
by Kerry Doole

The influential indie rock veterans have signed to the imprint headed by Brian Hetherman. The deal covers future releases from the band, as well as the catalogue that includes the gold-certified Shakespeare My Butt.

Michael Bublé, Instagram.
October 25, 2022
by David Farrell

Last Saturday evening in Moncton, the singer wound down the Canadian leg of his world tour. To call the show impressive is pure understatement. His attention to detail, glowing rapport with his audience and the message he carries is nothing if not galvanizing. 

Mattmac, Instagram.
October 6, 2022
by FYI Staff

This year’s grand prize emerging artist winner of the RBC Canada Walk of Fame winner is Winnipeg-based

Steve Marriner   Photo: Bill King
June 21, 2022
by FYI Staff

Three veteran artists headed the winners list at the 25th anniversary of the biggest night in Canadian blues, held at Koerner Hall in Toronto on June 20. Pictured: Steve Marriner.


With his beloved wife, Wanda.
May 30, 2022
by Nick Krewen

On May 5,  2014, Hawkins was appointed an Officer of the Order of Canada and was so proud of the honour that he told The Peterborough Examiner, “I’m gonna be chasing them high-society girls, now!”

May 25, 2022
by External Source

The 2021 Prism Prize for Best Canadian Music Video was awarded to Theo Kapodistrias, for his clip for Haviah Mighty’s Thirteen. We will continue to profile noteworthy Canadian videos that are eligible for the 2022 prize, including this one from an eclectic Vancouver-based artist.

Pictured L-R: Mark O’Keeffe, Warren Stewart, Don McLean, Ivar Hamilton.
May 19, 2022
by FYI Staff

In celebration of the 50th anniversary of American Pie, the album and single, Don McLean was recently presented with a plaque for multi-platinum ce

The Brecker Brothers
May 4, 2022
by Bill King

There have been few moments when trumpeter Randy Brecker and his late brother Michael haven’t occupied our lives somehow.