CFMAs

CFMAs

Drake and Degrassi comrades  Photo: Huffington Post
June 18, 2018
by Kerry Doole

Drake's new hit video features a Degrassi reunion, Jay and Bey release a surprise joint album, and Murda Beatz gets charitable. Others making news include Loud, RealMind and Ruffsound, Festival of The Sound, CFMA, the Vancouver Mural Festival, Eric Abramovitz, Kultrun, Cadillac Lounge, Harvest Moon Festival, Shipped, Prime Boys, and a farewell to Nick Knox and Matt 'Guitar' Murphy.

April 11, 2018
by FYI Staff

The annual Canadian Folk Music Awards will be held in Calgary, Nov. 30 - Dec. 1. Nominations in 19 categories can now be submitted, with June 15 as the final deadline.

Audiotree will be active at CMW
April 11, 2018
by Kerry Doole

Audiotree North announces a strong presence at CMW, The Washboard Union launches its new album with a YouTube performance, and Civic Theatres Toronto wants you to help change names. Also in the news are Lindsay Ell, Santa Teresa fest,  Haley Blais,  Paul White, Jon Mullane, George Thorogood, Lonely Parade, and farewells to Mark Rye, Vanessa Staples, and Fraser Loveman.

November 22, 2017
by Kerry Doole

The songs surgeons play while working in the operating room make our roundup of headlines, alongside Jann Arden's new memoir, the Doctor Who theme, and dance music in outer space.

Danny Michel aboard the Russian icebreaker
November 19, 2017
by FYI Staff

Michel’s icebreaker-inspired album, Khlebnikov, written and recorded during an Arctic expedition aboard a Russian icebreaker, at the invitation of astronaut Chris Hadfield, was honoured with two prizes.

Stephen Fearing Photo: Mark Maryanovich
September 22, 2017
by FYI Staff

The veteran songsmith and a sibling duo head the 75 nominees just announced for the 2017 Canadian Folk Music Awards in Ottawa.