Industry

October 4, 2020
by Kerry Doole

Chasing some dollars to fund your next recording or cross-country tour? Hoping to enter your songs into a lucrative competition? Seeking showcase opportunities at festivals and conferences? Check our calendar and get into the groove. Keep in mind that pandemic fears are likely to affect some of the events listed. Dates for the 2021 East Coast Music Awards (pictured) have now been set.

October 1, 2020
by David Farrell

AV/Digital Broadcasting

 

October 1, 2020
by David Farrell

A Nordicity Toronto venues study, co-funded by the City and Ontario Creates with the Canadian Live Music Association

Ben Kunder
October 1, 2020
by Kerry Doole

Covid-19 has impacted many facets of the music biz, but new releases continue apace. Notables this week include Roger Waters, Robert Plant, Steve Wynn, Lana Del Rey, Crass, NRBQ, Los Mocosos, Melanie C, Peach Pit, Dawes, Andrew Farriss, Mariah Carey, Dolly Parton, and Chris Smither. The crop of Canadian artists is led by Teenanger, Laura Fernandez, Ben Kunder (pictured), and Luka Kuplowsky.

Alicia Keys, Instagram
September 27, 2020
by FYI Staff

Pop Smoke’s Shoot For The Stars Aim For The Moon remains at No.

September 27, 2020
by Kerry Doole

Chasing some dollars to fund your next recording or cross-country tour? Hoping to enter your songs into a lucrative competition? Seeking showcase opportunities at festivals and conferences? Check our calendar and get into the groove. Keep in mind that pandemic fears are likely to affect some of the events listed. M for Montreal (pictured) is set to run Nov. 18-20.

 

September 24, 2020
by David Farrell

AV/Digital Broadcasting

 

September 24, 2020
by David Farrell

–  CEO Erin Benjamin and crew at the Canadian Live Music Association must be zoomed out dealing with the bollocks

Yves Jarvis  Facebook photo
September 24, 2020
by Kerry Doole

Covid-19 has impacted many facets of the music biz, but new releases continue apace, and this week's slate is one of the largest of the year. Notables  include Fleet Foxes, Babybird, Sufjan Stevens, Sylvan Esso, Elbow, Public Enemy, Machine Gun Kelly, Lou Reed, Carrie Underwood, 2 Chainz, and The Rolling Stones. The bumper crop of Canadian artists is led by Jann Arden, Bruce Cockburn, Don Amero, Yves Jarvis (pictured), Big Sugar, Diana Krall, Blue Hawaii, Beverly Glenn-Copeland, Will Butler, Marie Davidson, and Sing Leaf.

 

September 23, 2020
by Nick Krewen

As if dealing with the pandemic isn’t enough, Canadian live music venues are encountering an unexpected adversary that’s threatening their survival

Pop Smoke  Wikipedia photo
September 21, 2020
by FYI Staff

The late rapper (pictured) continues his stay on the charts throne, followed by Juice WRLD and Taylor Swift. YoungBoy Never Broke Again has the top new entry.

September 19, 2020
by Kerry Doole

Chasing some dollars to fund your next recording or cross-country tour? Hoping to enter your songs into a lucrative competition? Seeking showcase opportunities at festivals and conferences? Check our calendar and get into the groove. Keep in mind that pandemic fears are likely to affect some of the events listed. Mundial Montreal (pictured) is proceeding with plans for its November world music summit.