Talent

Talent

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.

Jim Henman, Myles Goodwyn, Bruce Dixon. Image via Facebook
April 27, 2022
by David Farrell

Myles Goodwyn’s evolution from fair-haired cock fronting April Wine to the affable 74-year-old appearing at the upscale Trailside Music Hall in dow

Photo: Paul Wright
April 27, 2022
by Bill King

I caught up with Tenor Victor Micallef about the upcoming return to live in performance and the first date at Massey Hall.

April 20, 2022
by Jason Schneider

For this weekly FYI feature, Jason Schneider searches through new releases, books, TV, and more to find gems worthy of your attention. This edition presents a must have addition to any Rush fan's collection, a fond tribute to roots veteran Bill Bourne, and an introduction to rising young blues star Adia Victoria.

April 20, 2022
by Bill King

The platinum selling and globally popular popsters recently branched into children's music, scoring a Juno nomination in the process. Learn more about their fascinating career in this FYI podcast.

April 20, 2022
by Bill King

The fast-rising young blues star has the honour of hosting the Maple Blues Awards on June 20 at Koerner Hall in Toronto. Learn more about her in this FYI podcast.

March 16, 2022
by Jason Schneider

Each week, Essentials allows Canadian music industry figures to share the things that have helped get them through the pandemic, and why they still can’t live without them. Here are some choices by the head of the Byta platform.

Facebook photo
March 13, 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 a BC singer/songwriter.