CMW

CMW

October 19, 2018
by FYI Staff

The popular music industry veteran is currently Chief Membership & Business Development Officer at SOCAN. Both there and in earlier music publishing positions, he has had a major career impact on dozens of major Canadian artists.

October 1, 2018
by FYI Staff

The industry veteran and Live Nation Senior VP will receive the honour at the Music and Broadcast Industry Awards Gala at CMW next May.

Shawn Mendes at last year's VMAs
August 3, 2018
by Kerry Doole

Shawn Mendes (pictured) will perform at the VMAs in NYC, Honey Jam returns, and CNW showcase applications are now open. Others in the news include Daisy Peterson Sweeney, Music PEI, Ron Mann, Ron Sexsmith, Joe Robertson, Manitoba Music, CNE, Tragedy Ann, and Harrison Brome. Videos added for your enjoyment.

May 31, 2018
by External Source

Canadian Music Week organizers have released cheery attendance data for the 36th annual festival and conference that ran May 7 – 13 in Toronto.

Garth Richardson, Cameron Carpenter and Mike Campbell on the job during CMW.
May 15, 2018
by Cam Carpenter

As per usual, FYI lured intrepid socialite, sports enthusiast and ever-present Indie Week Programmer, Cameron Carpenter to cover the late night CMW parties.

Legends of Live recipients Billy Talent perform at the 2018 Live Music Industry Awards. - photo, Grant Martin
May 14, 2018
by Nick Krewen

Denise Ross, Rob Zifarelli, Ashley Poitevin, Daniel Caesar and Billy Talent all came up big at the 3rd annual Live Music Industry Awards on Friday

Jesper Kyd at CMW.  Photo by Grant Martin
May 14, 2018
by FYI Staff

The third annual Music Cities Summit helped lay further foundations for international locales to become more music-minded, and the Global Creators panels suffered a bit of a disappointment when Nile Rodgers arrived too late to attend his scheduled fireside chat.

Bob Hoffman - photo by Bill King
May 14, 2018
by FYI Staff

CMW's Friday Wrap offers a continuation of the two categories introduced Thursday: the Radio Interactive Panels and the Live Touring Panels.

May 14, 2018
by Nick Krewen

Music Canada has followed up its milestone The Mastering of a Music City report with Keys to a Music City: Examining the Merits of Music Offices, Boards and Night Mayors, just in time for the third annual Music Cities Summit.

Fucked Up at CMW  Photo: Amanda Fotes, NOW
May 14, 2018
by Kerry Doole

The controversy over gender imbalance at festivals continues, Fucked Up go underground at CMW, and the Sherlocks deliver elementary rock 'n roll. Also in the headlines are Grimes, Carla Bley, The Romeros, Lindsey Buckingham, 21st Century Fest, Childish Gambino, and ticket scalping.

Cameron Carpenter, the man with the golden smile
May 11, 2018
by Cam Carpenter

The Sheraton lobby had started buzzing Wednesday afternoon when I spotted Sony's Sean Cordner, musicians Luther Mallory and Dylan Hennessy, Mediabase's Brett Gelfant, Doug Elliott from 94.9 The Rock, FYI's Kerry Doole, Michael McCarty from Socan, RPM's India Coran, artist manager Graham Stairs and radio doctor J.J. Jo‎hnston.

May 10, 2018
by FYI Staff

FYIMusicNews' intrepid team is attending CMW and reporting on a number of panels, in order to bring you the scoop and flavour of what promises to be some interesting discussions about the stature of the music and technology industries at this particular juncture.