Brett Kissel

Brett Kissel

Brett with manager Louis O'Reilly at the Grand Ole Opry
February 2, 2018
by David Farrell

The kid who grew up on an Alberta beef ranch and cut his first album before he was out of his teen years is every manager’s dream: sharp, smart, sociable, charismatic, talented, and born with a work ethic that’s tough to match.

December 18, 2017
by Kerry Doole

In today's wrap comes news that Canada's economy is helping boost the live music sector and Canadian musicals are enjoying the spotlight; also, WestJet finds itself in a feud with Lil Pump. Other headliners include George Michael, The Barr Brothers, Kelly Derrickson, Robin Black, Pat DiNizio, Sam Coffey and The Iron Lungs, and David Bowie.

December 18, 2017
by FYI Staff

It's congrats to Canada’s sweetheart music biz couple, Jennifer Walsh and Derrick Ross, who tied the knot in Toronto on Dec. 14.

December 15, 2017
by Kerry Doole

In today's wrap, the New Constellations tour builds bridges; podcasting revives storytelling, plus some non-fiction about David Byrne, the Falcons, Michael Bernard Fitzgerald, Brett Kissel, Alvvays, and the lyrically famous Hotel California.

October 5, 2017
by FYI Staff

The CCMA Awards' reigning Male Artist of the Year has announced a three-month, 44-show Canadian tour beginning in January.

Crowned Male Singer of the Year at the CCMAs, Brett Kissel chalks up one more hit for himself.
September 25, 2017
by FYI Staff

Sam Smith, Kelly Clarkson, Brett Kissel and Terra Lightfoot are among the sweepstake winners on the radio this week.

James Barker Band with their Lawn Chair Lazy album
July 12, 2017
by FYI Staff

It's gonna be a tight race to see who wins the most trophies at this year's event, but upstart indie outfit the James Barker Band is surely a top contender.

Brett Kissel performing "We're Gonna Win the Cup" on hometown ice
April 17, 2017
by FYI Staff

Names in the news today include Oilers hometown fan Brett Kissel, Jason Price, Allen Ginsberg, The Fraternity, Dallas Smith, Ryan Tedder, Charlie Faye & the Fayettes, Paul Brandt, Larry Delaney, Hal Willis, NRBQ, Sylvan Esso, Future, The Weeknd, Drake, BPI, Tory Lanez, Allan Holdsworth, Tom Coyne and Bruce Langhorne.