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Joni Mitchell with Bernie Fiedler. Picture provided.
February 2, 2023
by David Farrell

Bernie Fiedler’s Riverboat was the launchpad for an extraordinary career that has taken him around the

The Weeknd via Instagram.
February 1, 2023
by Karen Bliss

This year's Juno Awards has The Weeknd leading the pack with six noms and Nickelback rocking Edmonton's Rogers Place arena. And that's just the tease and a taste of what the organizers have up their sleeve for music fans at this year's annual.

John Borra pic by Jen Squires.
February 1, 2023
by Jason Schneider

John Borra has quietly held claim to being one of the most influential figures within Toronto’s roots-rock scene, born out of the ‘80s Queen Street

February 1, 2023
by Kerry Doole

Al Hooper, an East Coast country singer/songwriter, died at his home in St. George's, NB, on Jan. 27, at age 79.

February 1, 2023
by External Source

As February is Black History Month, it’s important to take the time to honour the legacy of Black Canadians and their communities.

January 31, 2023
by External Source

Here is this week's Luminate Data Market Watch report which features Canadian music stats for the current week and YTD with comparisons to last yea

Rod Stewart, Instagram.
January 26, 2023
by David Farrell

Dandyish rail fan Rod Stewart hits the boards at Niagara Falls’ newest music venue: the 5,000-seat OLG Stage at Fallsview Casino on Sept. 2.

CLMA CEO Erin Benjamin. Image supplied.
January 26, 2023
by David Farrell

Canada's live music industry has taken a pounding because of covid and,a wobbly economy. CLMA boss Erin Benjam loves nothing better than love on the tracks and money in the bank. Anything short of either has her woking as if having a giant disorder.

January 25, 2023
by Kerry Doole

Bob (Robert) Shindle, the Winnipeg-born veteran Front Of House Sound tech, died on Jan.

January 24, 2023
by External Source

Here is this week's Luminate Data Market Watch report which features Canadian music stats for the current week and YTD with comparisons to last yea

January 19, 2023
by David Farrell

Create A Stir, Vancouver’

Luminate annual music report illustration via Twitter.
January 19, 2023
by FYI Staff

Overall, streaming continued to grow in 2022, with Canadian on-demand audio streams hitting the one 100B  mark for the first time in a single year