Burton Cummings

Burton Cummings

July 5, 2019
by Nicholas Jennings

On July 18, the two Canadian rock legends will reunite for a one-time charity fundraiser for Canada’s Walk of Fame at Toronto’s Casa Loma. Nicholas Jennings caught up with Randy and Burton to discuss what is, what was...and even what may be to come.

Alexisonfire in rehearsals.
April 17, 2019
by Kerry Doole

Alexisonfire (pictured) adds support bands,  Hillside announces lineup, and Aretha honoured. Also making news: VivaFest, J Mascis, On The Grand, ticketing laws, Steven Van Zandt, CD Baby, and farewell Joe Terry. Video added.

CBC Music Fest headliners Alvvays  Facebook photo
April 10, 2019
by FYI Staff

Alvvays (pictured) headlines CBC Music Festival, Rock The Rink adds live music, and The Raconteurs return to the road. Others in the news include Marshmello, Norah Jones, Celine Dion, Jazz Lives, ArtsFest, SCMAs, Jasper Dandy, Crazy Horse, Fleetwood Mac, RSD, Bob Dylan, TDJ News Corps, Phish, and Jonathan Bauer. Video added.

January 28, 2019
by FYI Staff

Following a four-month hiatus off the market, Burton Cummings’ mountaintop

December 19, 2018
by Kerry Doole

Burton Cummings (pictured) moves to Moose Jaw, Mumford & Sons stay electric, and the Toronto hardcore scene inspires a book. Also in the headlines are Toronto concerts, Mackenzie Porter, top albums, Choir! Choir! Choir!, Foxwarren, Handsome Furs, used digital music, Christmas classics, record collecting, artist development, Matt Ross-Spang, and Michael Buble.

Colter Wall   Photo: Paste magazine
July 30, 2018
by Kerry Doole

Colter Wall flies the flag for outlaw country, Kate Bush turns 60, and Elvis Costello announces a new album. Others in the headlines include Jazz Cartier, Kidz Bop, Abba, Marilyn Manson, Dub J, Burton Cummings, Thorgy Thor, Homeshake, Brian Blade, and Bobby Brown.

L-R: SOCAN Lifetime Achievement Award winner, Burton Cummings;  Breakout Artist winner, Daniel Caesar;  Global Inspiration winner, Sarah McLachlan; and SOCAN CEO, Eric Baptiste.
June 19, 2018
by Kerry Doole

A top tier list of Canadian songwriters, composers, music publishers and music industry executives convened at the Sheraton Centre Toronto Monday evening for the annual gala where they were treated to an impressive line-up of homegrown performers.

Facebook photo taking in Niagara Falls, Dec. 29, 2017
June 10, 2018
by FYI Staff

The  Awards Gala will be held in Toronto on June 18, but the performing rights org has already announced five Achievement Award winners.

May 18, 2018
by External Source

The Winnipeg-born singer said he suffered a concussion, cuts and bruises to both his arms and other injuries to his back and left leg, after a collision with a vehicle transporting five people, including a baby, on Mother's Day.

Burton, as posted to his Facebook page following the accident.
May 18, 2018
by External Source

The Winnipeg singer shares his thoughts and emotions with his fans in a series of Facebook posts following a serious automotive crash in Los Angeles on Mother's Day that has him hospitalized and prevented his singing the national anthem at a hometown Jets game last Sunday.

Vinyl Avenue
June 29, 2017
by FYI Staff

The popular Toronto music journalist has partnered with RadioMogul to launch a new radio interview program. It premiered yesterday, with first guest Burton Cummings.

Burton with signed copies of his book
June 18, 2017
by External Source

The singer-songwriter is now a published poet with an upscale collection that's beautifully bound with gold leaf pages.