Bruce Cockburn

Bruce Cockburn

Jann Arden  Facebook graphic
September 24, 2020
by FYI Staff

Jann Arden (pictured) is on a roll, a look at Gord Downie’s posthumous solo album, and Dayna Manning offers a tribute to Stratford. Others in the headlines include Bruce Cockburn, London Music Week, Buffy Sainte-Marie, Terry Fox, Dakota Tavern, TikTok, Bandcamp, Greg Marella, Joni Mitchell, Kanye West, Jimi Hendrix, Miley Cyrus, karaoke moments, Fred Schneider, and This Heat.

September 20, 2020
by Nick Krewen

A vinyl-exclusive three-album collection from the folk music luminary coincides with the 50th anniversary of a legendary Canadian independent record label, one founded by Cockburn’s longtime manager, Bernie Finkelstein. Pictured (l-r) Bernie, Bruce and current True North head, Geoff Kulawick.

Bruce Cockburn  Facebook photo
May 29, 2020
by FYI Staff

Bruce Cockburn (pictured) turns 75, the new career of Trevor Hurst, and a tribute to Renée Claude. Also in the headlines are Billie Eilish, Beverly Glenn-Copeland, Rufus Wainwright, Drake, SOCAN, Black Dresses, BeApp, Def Jam Africa, Taylor Swift, Cat Stevens, The Doobie Brothers, Joe Ely, Eminem, and album covers.

Bruce Cockburn  Photo: Daniel Keebler
February 5, 2020
by Kerry Doole

Bruce Cockburn (pictured) announces a 50th-anniversary North American tour, Canadian Live Music Industry Awards noms are open, and Sass Jordan tours with the David Bowie Alumni Band. Also in the news are NSMW, CIMA, Tim Baker, Contact East 2020, and farewell Luther Randolph and Tyronne Noseworthy.

Photo: Daniel Keebler
August 21, 2019
by Kerry Doole

A Kurt Swinghammer-created video for this track from the folk legend's upcoming instrumental album masterfully enhances the musical tribute to Martin Luther King.

Drake and LeBron James  Photo: Reddit
July 31, 2019
by Kerry Doole

Drake partners with LeBron on a new venture (pictured), Polaris Prize performers are announced, and Mattyfest features music and food. Also in the news are LyricFind, Molly Johnson, Unison, CMAOntario, Sass Jordan, CD Baby, CIMA, Bruce Cockburn, Charlie Angus, Alberta Music, Laura Barrett, Rachel Cousins, Manitoba Music, and Alex Pangman. Videos added for your enjoyment.

Bruce Cockburn
June 19, 2019
by FYI Staff

Bruce Cockburn (pictured) speaks out on Indigenous issues, Raptors energy fuels NXNE, and the Rickshaw Theatre turns 10. Others in the headlines include Corey Hart, Raptor Foot, Saweetie, Sir Lucian Grainge, Madonna, Noel Gallagher, Merck Mercuriadis, and US music publishing.

June 14, 2019
by Kerry Doole

Today has been proclaimed Massey Hall Day (pictured), Bruce Cockburn announces a new album, and Festival Village at NXNE gets underway. Also in the news are CMW, Kelly Jay, The Key of X, HUFF, Cabana Room tribute, Indie Week, Pride Hamilton, Carole Pope, Greg Keelor, and Music NB. Videos added for your enjoyment.

The Dirty Nil will have a Blast at SXSW
March 1, 2019
by Kerry Doole

The Junos run back to Saskatoon, The Dirty Nil (pictured) join Canadian Blast at SXSW, and competing bids for Universal Music. Also in the news are Bryan Adams, Facebook, Emm Gryner, Justin West, Talking Stick, Music Manitoba, The Barr Brothers, Paul Reddick, Music Nova Scotia, Darryl Hurs, Michael Jerome Browne, Blues Hall of Fame, MusicOntario and farewell Ross Lowell. Videos added for your enjoyment.

March 1, 2019
by Kerry Doole

Late great Canadian poet Al Purdy helped this veteran troubadour rediscover his muse. More US dates have been announced, with Canadian shows expected.

January 31, 2018
by Kerry Doole

Spotify is helping Germans pair up with dogs sharing their musical tastes, and stars were given a pre-Grammy security briefing. Also in the headlines, ticket reselling, Barbara Hannigan, Fifty Shades, Toronto rap, Bruce Cockburn, Lights, First Aid Kit, Kathleen Battle, and Neil Portnow.

CSHF inductees Stephane Venne, Neil Young and Bruce Cockburn, pictured with Buffy Sainte-Marie and Randy Bachman. Tom Sandler Photography
September 25, 2017
by Kerry Doole

After a five-year absence, the CSHF (Canadian Songwriters Hall of Fame) made a welcome return on Saturday night at the fittingly storied Toronto venue, Massey Hall.