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News Story

Robbie Robertson picture credit: Don Dixon
September 6, 2019
by Karen Bliss

Robbie Robertson and the Band, David Foster and Bruce Springsteen are among the marquee subjects of documentaries premiering at this year’s Toronto

September 6, 2019
by Kerry Doole

On the eve of her much-deserved induction, we interviewed the veteran country music promoter and publicist about a truly fascinating 50-year career that spans a galaxy of stars that include David Bowie, Garth Brooks and Dallas Smith.

September 4, 2019
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 prominent Canadian videos, including this one from an acclaimed singer/songwriter with a powerful message.

September 3, 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.

August 30, 2019
by David Farrell

We are ‘gone fishing’ this Monday and won’t be returning to your in-box before Wednesday, September 4.

SMF graphic
August 30, 2019
by FYI Staff

The global pop star demonstrates a big heart with the creation of a new charity that has already amassed an impressive sum.

August 30, 2019
by FYI Staff

The initiative is part of a new emphasis on Indigenous music export, and features showcases in Australia and Germany next month.

Live Nation Canada Chairman Riley O’Connor with the lads at Budweiser Stage
August 28, 2019
by FYI Staff

Live Nation chairman Riley O'Connor stands centre with the lads at the ampitheatre in Toronto where he presented Blue Rodeo with a plaque commemorating the group's 20th annual headlining show at Budweiser Stage.

Mitch in better times. Pic: CommonityNewsCommon.org
August 27, 2019
by Richard Flohil

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Mitch has a moment playing banjo. Pic: Randy MacNeil
August 27, 2019
by External Source

Singer, songwriter and guitarist Jay Aymar pens a touching eulogy for his friend Mitch Podolak who died Sunday in Winnipeg.

August 27, 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.

Mitch at home at the Winnipeg Folk Festival. Photo: Rodney Smith
August 26, 2019
by FYI Staff

The father and inspiration behind many of Canada’s annual folk festivals, Mitch Podolak died late Sunday night at St.