April 10, 2019
by David Farrell

After 30 years at the CBC (15 in his current position), Mark Steinmetz has announced he is leaving the pubcaster at the end of May.

March 29, 2019
by FYI Staff

CBC’s two-hour March 17 broadcast of the 2019 Juno Awards from London’s Budweiser Gardens garnered an average minute audience of 1.2 million on CBC

January 4, 2019
by External Source

U.S. media giant CBS Corp.

Monster Truck  Facebook photo
December 21, 2018
by Kerry Doole

The El Mocambo hosts the Live Music Industry Awards, Monster Truck (pictured) returns to the road, and UMC spotlights its domestic roster. Also in the news are the Canadian Music Class Challenge, TD Discovery Series, Big Fun Festival, Radiohead, Edmonton Music Prize, FAI, NYE gigs, Bumbershoot, Music BC, Rock the Joint, Surauchie, The Drake, and Jacob Hoggard. Video added for your enjoyment.

Pic: Scrabbl
December 12, 2018
by David Farrell

CBC returns “Baby It’s Cold Outside” to its playlists

k.d. lang as featured in the series
November 14, 2018
by FYI Staff

A treasure trove of historic music footage from the archives has been excavated by Banger Films. The new six-part series includes rare performances from k.d. lang (pictured), Johnny Cash, Celine Dion, The Who, Gordon Lightfoot, Leonard Cohen, and many more.

Media Beat
October 10, 2018
by David Farrell


Media Beat
June 25, 2018
by David Farrell

The 1966 summit. L-R Big Joe Williams, Bukka White, Willie Dixon, Muddy Waters, Sunnyland Slim, James Madison, Mabel Hillary, James Cotton.
April 17, 2018
by Martin Melhuish

One of the projects resulting from the deal is a three CD/DV disc-set capturing a CBC special that  featured performances by some of the blues greatest names.

An earlier day view of a CBC transcription library room.
April 5, 2018
by David Farrell

The agreement calls for the release of long-unheard transcription recordings done live on stages and in CBC studios, and gallery showings of some of the pubcaster's archive of photographic images capturing pioneers in jazz, blues and rock 'n' roll.

BNL's performance Sunday hit a high note with viewers.
March 27, 2018
by FYI Staff

The television audience peaked with 1.5 million viewers when Barenaked Ladies with Steven Page reunited onstage to be inducted into the Canadian Music Hall of Fame.