News Story

News Story

Bywater Blues Band. Pic: Bill King Photography
November 30, 2018
by Bill King

Meghan Parnell and David Barnes – Bywater Blues Band

November 30, 2018
by Karen Bliss

On Saturday (Dec.

November 30, 2018
by Jim Jj Johnston

Welcome to JJ-365 Salutes. Over 2018, we pay tribute daily to one of “The Good Ones”.

Corey at his Live Nation media scrum. Pic: Tom Pandi
November 30, 2018
by David Farrell

The Montreal kid who sold several million albums and charted a mitt full of hits in the mid-‘80s is returning in a big way, announcing Thursday that Live Nation is promoting a 12-city arena tour that starts off in St. John's late May. There's also news of new material that is to be produced by Bob Ezrin.

Duff Roman. Pic: Bill King Photography
November 28, 2018
by External Source

Now 80, the greatly decorated radio legend remains busy with his fingers set in several pies. In March 2019 he caps his career with a special achievement award that truly recognizes his laudable contributions to Canada's music biz.

November 28, 2018
by Kerry Doole

It has taken four decades, but the Toronto pianist/composer's youthful alter-ego has finally been sprung on the world. Sam's son is making up for lost time by releasing five (yes, five!) albums this year.

Jean-Marie and Lorraine Heimrath with Gary Slaight front-and-centre. Pic: Playback
November 27, 2018
by Jim Jj Johnston

Welcome to JJ-365 Salutes. Over 2018, we pay tribute daily to one of “The Good Ones”. Today we are shining the light on Jean-Marie Heimrath.

November 26, 2018
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.

SK winners The Sheepdogs at their final Euro tour stop in Madrid last week.
November 26, 2018
by FYI Staff

No one act or artist hogged the spotlight but familiar names such as The Sheepdogs, Jess Moskaluke, the Hunter Brothers, and Megan Nash earned honours at Sunday night's event in Regina.

Bernie Fiedler, Brooke Kulawick, Gord, and Geoff Kulawick.
November 26, 2018
by External Source

Gord receives gold backstage at Hamilton's FirstOntario Centre with the Linus Entertainment team's Geoff and Brooke Kulawick, and his Canadian tour-bookings manager Bernie Fiedler.

Michael Bublé’s Love debuts at 2 this week.
November 26, 2018
by FYI Staff

Mumford & Sons’ Delta debuts at No.

November 26, 2018
by Jim Jj Johnston

Welcome to JJ-365 Salutes. Over 2018, we pay tribute daily to one of “The Good Ones”. Today we are shining the light on Jim Campbell.