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A youthful pic of Robbie with Bob Dylan taken in NYC. Pic: Robbie Robertson Instagram page
July 19, 2019
by External Source

Once Were Brothers: Robbie Robertson and The Band blends archival footage, photography, songs, and interviews with many of Robertson’s friends and collaborators, including Martin Scorsese, Bruce Springsteen, Eric Clapton, Van Morrison, Peter Gabriel, Taj Mahal, Dominique Robertson, and Ronnie Hawkins. 

Randy & Burton at Casa Loma concert. PIc: Karen Bliss
July 19, 2019
by Karen Bliss

For the first time in more than a decade, former Guess Who bandmates and songwriters Randy Bachman and Burton Cummings reunited on stage last night (July 18) for a 90-minute concert billed by Canada’s Walk of Fame as “a rare and intimate evening.” And it was indeed.

Danya Dixon. Pic supplied
July 17, 2019
by External Source

Canadian Music Week has announced that Danya Dixon has been promoted to the role of Chief Executive Officer of the organization, effective immediat

July 17, 2019
by FYI Staff

The Polaris Music Prize shortlist was announced yesterday (July 16) by Raina Douris on CBC Music's Drive. Douris took listeners through th

July 16, 2019
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.

The '6' Champ at Sotto Sotto Restaurant in TO. Pic: Instagram
July 15, 2019
by David Farrell

The last thing Ticketmaster Canada needs right now is another black eye.

Photo: Richmond Lam
July 15, 2019
by External Source

The 2019 Prism Prize for Best Canadian Music Video was awarded recently to Kevan Funk, for his clip for Belle Game’s Low. We will continue to profile prominent recent Canadian videos, including this one from a groundbreaking indie rock collective. Slaight Music is Patron Sponsor for the Prism Prize.

July 15, 2019
by FYI Staff

The Canadian Country Music Association has announced its nominees for the 2019 CCMA Awards presented by TD, with Kissel and JBB earning five noms apiece. The big night is in Calgary on Sept. 8.

Pic: Sven Scheuermeier, Unsplash
July 5, 2019
by David Farrell

You read that right!

July 5, 2019
by Nicholas Jennings

On July 18, the two Canadian rock legends will reunite for a one-time charity fundraiser for Canada’s Walk of Fame at Toronto’s Casa Loma. Nicholas Jennings caught up with Randy and Burton to discuss what is, what was...and even what may be to come.

Arkells and team receive Road Gold
July 5, 2019
by FYI Staff

The Canadian Independent Music Association (CIMA) has announced that Arkells have received Road Gold certification, in recognition of exceeding 100

July 5, 2019
by FYI Staff

After a flurry of press reports suggesting that the upcoming Roxodus fest was in jeopardy, an official press release from the organisers confirming