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News Story

June 6, 2019
by FYI Staff

Bandzoogle, the Montreal-based all-in-one music online platform for musicians, has added

June 6, 2019
by FYI Staff

Contact East Line-Up Announced

June 5, 2019
by David Farrell

On Monday, the Standing Committee on Industry, Science and Technology delivered its statutory review of the Copyright Act, the second of two opinions that pave the way for Parliamentary approval. In it, the committee offers 36 recommendations, including removal of the requirement to review the Act every five years.

Photo: Renee Rodenkirchen
June 5, 2019
by Kerry Doole

Dallas Green's hit solo project has announced a fall North American tour in addition to summer festival dates. Astronaut, a track from his upcoming sixth album, is now in orbit.

June 4, 2019
by External Source

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

June 2, 2019
by External Source

The 2019 Prism Prize for Best Canadian Music Video was awarded last month to Kevan Funk, for his clip for Belle Game’s Low. We will continue to profile the nominated videos, including this one from a popular Vancouver indie rock band. Slaight Music is Patron Sponsor for the Prism Prize.

June 2, 2019
by Kerry Doole

The venerable Canadian troubadour is the subject of a new film documentary. FYI interviewed the star and the doc's co-directors at his Toronto mansion.

May 31, 2019
by FYI Staff

If you haven’t booked your seat for the CIMA Celebration & Awards Gala, time is running out, and available seats are going fast.

(L-R) Dave "Bookie” Bookman (with his Unsung Hero Award) and Slaight Music president Derrick Ross, at the 2018 CIMA Gala — photo credit: David Leyes
May 31, 2019
by Karen Bliss

On May 29, starting at 6 a.m., Indie88 held a 12-hour radiothon to honour Dave "Bookie" Bookman and help raise money for MusiCounts in his memory.

For long a fixture on Yorkville Avenue
May 29, 2019
by Peter Donato

Grigorian, Canada’s last standing classical music store, will shutter its Yorkville location in June.

The new logo
May 29, 2019
by FYI Staff

Founded in 1958 as the recorded music division of the American film studio Warner Bros., the company's music assets were acquired by Time Warner an

with his CCMA Hall of Fame award a few years back
May 28, 2019
by Richard Flohil

He leaves behind hundreds of friends who trusted his advice, laughed at his jokes, relished his company. He was, for songwriters, a beacon of hope, a fount of inspiration, a source of encouragement, a connector of people — Murphy, one instinctively knew, could connect you with almost anyone in Nashville.