Buffy Sainte-Marie

Buffy Sainte-Marie

Official live shot
February 17, 2020
by External Source

The prestigious honour will be presented to the legendary and groundbreaking artist and activist at the Canadian Music and Broadcast Industry Awards Gala at CMW in May.

Miranda Mulholland  Photo: Ivan Otis
February 10, 2020
by Kerry Doole

The story behind the new album by Miranda Mulholland (pictured), Paul Hyde gets surreal, and a fresh look at a Buffy Sainte-Marie classic. Others in the headlines include Drake, the Elmo, William Prince, Frazey Ford, Spotify, CD Baby, Roddy Ricch, TIDAL, Kesha, Cousin Brucie, Green Day, Aretha, Slade, and Huey Lewis.

Chad Kroeger  FB photo
March 22, 2019
by FYI Staff

The Nickelback leader (pictured), a global pop smash, and a prolific film composer are amongst those to be honoured at the 30th anniversary gala in Toronto on April 1.

Azealia Banks  FB photo
March 18, 2019
by Kerry Doole

CMW announces some heavy-hitting performers, including Azealia Banks (pictured), and NAC reveals its lineup. Also in the news are Valley, Bryan Adams, Mariposa, The Julian Taylor Band, CIMA, Nielsen Music, Bangerz Brass, and farewells to Zippy Pinhead, Justin Haynes, and Dick Dale. Videos provided for your enjoyment.

Photo: Matt Barnes
March 7, 2019
by FYI Staff

Buffy Sainte-Marie will be inducted into the Canadian Songwriters Hall of Fame at a ceremony on Monday, April 1, in Toronto.

Erin Costelo  Photo: Mat Dunlap
November 12, 2018
by Kerry Doole

Erin Costelo (pictured) shows her self-confidence, Robbie Robertson tackles multiple projects, and Ontario musicians advocate for tenants' rights. Others in the headlines include Crown Lands, Tafelmusik, Jacob Hoggard, The Weeknd, Reignwolf, Freddie Mercury, Sharon and Bram, Raghav, Spotify, Philip Norman, the Beatles, Al Schmitt, Joni Mitchell, Damon Albarn, Buffy Sainte-Marie, Maria Callas, Snoop Dogg, and Jeff Tweedy.

Bear Witness. Pic from Banff Centre for the Arts
October 12, 2018
by Aaron Brophy

When Ottawa electronic act A Tribe Called Red (ATCR) opened the 2017 Juno Awards broadcast, it wasn't just an important moment of mainstream recognition for the band, it was also a sign, a spark that showed the indigenous musical renaissance happening in Canada was real and here to stay.

September 28, 2018
by Kerry Doole

The remarkable career of Buffy Sainte-Marie (pictured), Drake's extravagant Toronto mansion, and Ticketmaster’s ‘TradeDesk’ scalper tool explained. Others in the headlines include Borns. the Beatles, Elton John, Polaris Prize, Venus Fest, Planets suite, Metric, Keith Urban, La Force, Prince, Regina Symphony Orchestra, WSO, Alejandro Escovedo, and Gordon Bintner.

Metric
September 24, 2018
by Kerry Doole

Metric (pictured) remain relevant, Buffy Sainte-Marie's life is detailed in a new book, and an Indigenous Canadian renaissance is underway. Also in the headlines are Ticketmaster, Courtney Love, Lou Phelps, Bob Moses, CD sales, Tafelmusik, Steven Page, Christine and the Queens, Reggie Watts, and SSO.

Lynne Hanson (left) and Lynn Miles of The LYNNeS,
September 20, 2018
by FYI Staff

Canadian global folk figurehead Buffy Sainte-Marie ties with The LYNNeS–a breakthrough for the duo featuring Lynn Miles and Lynne Hanson and their debut album, Heartbreak For The Radio.

Justin Bieber at Coachella with the Walmart kid, Mason Ramsey. Pic: The Daily Buzz
May 23, 2018
by FYI Staff

Justin Bieber and Drake win Billboard Music awards, Buffy takes home two Indigenous Music prizes, and the SING! a cappella festival gets under way.

April 23, 2018
by Kerry Doole

The effect of legal pot on music, the obstacles placed upon black genius, and sexual harassment at Coachella. Also making headlines are Buffy Sainte-Marie, Compact Music, 4/20, Memphis music, The Damned, J Cole, The Olympic Symphonium, Tess Roby, and Ford Pier.