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News Story

Photo: Canada's Walk of Fame
February 21, 2020
by FYI Staff

European live entertainment and ticketing company CTS Eventim has announced it is moving into North America through a new partnership with concert promoter Michael Cohl.http://www.s2bn.com/

February 21, 2020
by Bill King

It was a good twenty-five years ago when walking through the lower concourse in Union Station, I came upon a Giant Book sale.

February 20, 2020
by External Source

Here is this week's Nielsen Market Watch report which features Canadian music stats for the current week and YTD with comparisons to last year.

Facebook photo
February 20, 2020
by FYI Staff

The award-winning country star will preside over the prestigious event, set for Saskatoon on March 14. An impressive performance lineup has also been announced.

El Mocambo Facebook photo
February 19, 2020
by David Farrell

Five years ago, investor Michael Wekerle purchased Toronto nightclub the El Mocambo for $3.8 million.

Photo credit: Don Dixon
February 19, 2020
by External Source

The following, submitted by Big Rude Jake (born Jacob Hiebert), is the first of an on-going series of personal

Anne and Jann performing at the '08 Juno Awards. Photo credit: CARAS/iPhoto.ca
February 19, 2020
by FYI Staff

The Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (CARAS) and CBC today confirmed the final phase of artists set to perform at The 2020 Juno Awar

February 19, 2020
by FYI Staff

The Go For A Soda hitmaker is being recognized for his work with Max Webster and as a platinum-selling solo artist. The induction takes place at CMW’s Canadian Music & Broadcast Industry Awards on May 21 in Toronto.

Official live shot
February 17, 2020
by External Source

The prestigious honour will be presented to the legendary and groundbreaking artist and activist at the Canadian Music and Broadcast Industry Awards Gala at CMW in May.

February 17, 2020
by External Source

The 2019 Prism Prize for Best Canadian Music Video was awarded to Kevan Funk, for his clip for Belle Game’s Low. We will continue to profile noteworthy Canadian videos, including this one from an enigmatic gay country artist making a splash. 

Zane Lowe interview screenshot
February 16, 2020
by FYI Staff

Friday, Justin Bieber released Chances, his fifth studio album and the first since Purpose in 2015.

Tim Moxam (Website screen shot)
February 14, 2020
by Nick Krewen

With CD sales and downloads almost at the point of non-existence, musicians like Tim Moxam are turning to additional careers to finance their music.