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Cirque du Soleil
July 2, 2020
by FYI Staff

Cirque du Soleil (pictured) files for bankruptcy protection, some critiques of the Junos, and success for the Montreal jazz fest's online edition. Also in the headlines are The Weeknd, TekSavvy, Burton and Randy, KKR, Manitoba music, BMG, BET Awards, Live Nation, Jamendo, Chase Rice, Shannon Hoon, the trombone, Shel Silverstein, Suzi Q, Broadway, Brett Gurewitz, Queen, and Dusty Springfield.

Drake  Instagram photo
June 18, 2020
by Kerry Doole

Drake (pictured) leads the nominees for the 2020 BET Awards, Festival International de Jazz de Montréal goes virtual, and SaskMusic presents a National Indigenous Peoples Day Concert. Also in the news are Music Canada, ABACUS Data, a CBC hip-hop podcast, Canada Day House Party, Ruth B, Creative Manitoba, BTS, Americana Honors & Awards, Judy Collins, Protest the Hero Toronto Songwriting School, Linda McRae, TO Live, Shred Kelly,  Supercrawl, and farewell Hugh Fraser and Keith Tippett.

Kevin Drew
June 26, 2019
by FYI Staff

Kevin Drew (pictured) gets reflective, the Montreal jazz fest turns 40, and Jagger's swagger is back. Also in the headlines are Kelly Jay, Said the Whale, fake bands, L CON, Rockonomics, hip-hop mixtapes, BET Awards, Will.I.Am, O-Town, and Elliot Roberts.