Rufus Wainwright tour poster
February 10, 2022
by Kerry Doole

Rufus Wainwright (pictured) has announced a spring Canadian tour, Nova Scotia Music Week will celebrate its 25th anniversary in Cape Breton, and The Music Cities Convention begins today. Also in the news are Music PEI Week Awards, Side Door, SXSW,  Bad Waitress, CMAOntario Awards, Dream Café,  Laila Biali, Bob Luhtala,   Sweet Alibi, Séan McCann, Bruce Cockburn, Rhythms and Resistance , Terry Gomes MMF Canada, and farewell Michael Jones, George Crumb, and Betty Davis.

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.

CCMA host Shania Twain
August 22, 2018
by Kerry Doole

The CCMA Awards to feature a tribute to Shania Twain (pictured), Ria Mae announces a cross-country tour, and a cancelled Drake and Migos Toronto show arouses anger. Other newsmakers include Kim Cooke, the CCMA Fan Village, CMAOntario, the VMAs, Indie Week, Lucinda Williams, CME Awards, Cadillac Lounge, Jet Black, and a farewell to Spencer P. Jones. Videos added for your enjoyment.

May 9, 2018
by FYI Staff

The sixth edition of the annual CMA Ontario festival and awards weekend will feature a power-packed lineup of talent comprising both established Canadian country stars and promising newcomers onstage in London.