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News Story

May 30, 2018
by David Farrell

Few artists can lay claim to Loreena McKennitt's career arc. Her latest quiet drop of the glove is a concert series playing 7-8,000 seat theatres across South America.

Charlotte Day Wilson
May 30, 2018
by FYI Staff

The compelling quality of the leading contenders for the recent annual prize honouring Canadian music videos justifies giving them another look. Here are the eye-catching clips for Belle Game, Beyries, Clairmont The Second, and Grand Prize winner Charlotte Day Wilson.

May 29, 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.

May 28, 2018
by Nick Krewen

Hot on the heels of a breakthrough inaugural season that delivered a series of consecutive #1 hit songs and amassing  more than 12 million streams, season two of CTV's music TV show The Launch is open for casting and co-creator Scott Borchetta isn't hesitant in explaining why he's pumped about season two and how it has appeal on international screens.

At the ACC. Pic: Soo Greyhounds / Twitter
May 28, 2018
by FYI Staff

He's a class act with a voice that is instantly recognizable and he has been a mainstay at Toronto FM Q107 for three-plus decades. Yesterday, the Winnipeg-born sports enthusiast signed off the air with his last show.

Alvvays
May 28, 2018
by FYI Staff

The compelling high quality of the Top Ten contenders for the recent annual prize honouring Canadian music videos justifies giving them more exposure. Here are the acclaimed clips for Alvvays and Alice Glass.

May 25, 2018
by FYI Staff

YouTube user Garren Lazar has edited clips of Charlie Brown and the gang singing along to hit songs by Steve Miller, Lynyrd Skynyrd, and Pink Floyd’s The Wall, but says that parodying Rush’s classic 1976 album became a real challenge.

May 25, 2018
by FYI Staff

In 1976, the Brit musician moved abroad and toured The Roy Young Band across North America. He also teamed up with the legendary British blues artist Long John Baldry and for three years managed John's career from Vancouver.

May 25, 2018
by FYI Staff

A Who's Who of the Canadian independent music scene gathers June 11 at the Phoenix Concert Theatre for the 4th annual Canadian Independent Music Association Awards shindig.

May 25, 2018
by FYI Staff

The cities surveyed are Saint John, Windsor, Saskatoon, Red Deer, Kamloops, Lethbridge, Kelowna, and Prince George.

May 24, 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.

May 23, 2018
by FYI Staff

The 178-page doc is an essential tool for everyone with skin in the game of music both here and abroad.