David Foster

David Foster

Skylark, David Foster, BJ Cook, Ronnie Hawkins
February 8, 2022
by Bill King

During the mid-seventies, BJ Cook and partner David Foster walked into our Gothic Avenue home.

Randy Lennox, photo provided.
June 27, 2021
by David Farrell

The renowned and charismatic music executive turned broadcast chief is starting a new career chapter and shares a few of his next steps, telling us that he has accepted the position of Executive Chairman with Elevate, the not-for-profit Canadian company best known for its annual Innovation, Tech & Media festival, and filling us in on several music projects that he has in production and ready for delivery in 2022.

David Foster Facebook photo
March 20, 2020
by FYI Staff

David Foster (pictured) puts on a show from home, Lynne Hanson describes the plight of the indie artist, Chris Taylor talks about eOne, and Gordon Lightfoot goes Solo. Also in the headlines are plenty of coronavirus themed stories, drones, Live Nation, Bandcamp, Nomadic Homes, Glastonbury, industry trends, Katy Perry, Genesis P-Orridge, David Crosby, and West Side Story.

Merck Mercuriadis (l) with Nile Rodgers  Facebook photo
October 16, 2019
by Kerry Doole

The manifesto of Merck Mercuriadis (pictured), Jagged Little Pill the musical takes shape, and rave reviews for The Dead South and Caribou. Others in the headlines include George Canyon, David Foster, Beatdapp, Drake, TSO, eOne, Gary Glitter, APRA, Phonocut, Adele, Elton John, Dolly Parton, and Ozzy Osbourne. With video.

Dubmatique   Facebook photo
September 11, 2019
by FYI Staff

Dubmatique (pictured) makes Quebec hip-hop history, David Foster gets candid, and advice from Terry McBride. Also in the headlines are The Weeknd, MattyFest, Jason Cloth, Jonathan Batiste, Nicki Minaj, Steve Hackett, Liz Phair, DJ Muggs, Tyler, The Creator, Billie Eilish, Robert Plant, and Helen Reddy.

TIFF handout
July 31, 2019
by FYI Staff

Randy Lennox is making it happen in music these days!

David Foster
February 11, 2019
by Kerry Doole

David Foster (pictured) reflects on career changes, a rare interview with Jackie Shane, and Drake Underground is back in business. Also in the headlines are Joe Strutt, Broncho, Ariana Grande, Elizabeth Shepherd, Rolling Stones, New Orleans Jazz Fest, Bryan Ferry, Huey Lewis, Giorgio Moroder, and EMI.

Photo credit: AirAsia
January 11, 2019
by External Source

The Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (CARAS) is honouring

The Band     Photo: Juno Awards
January 2, 2019
by Kerry Doole

Roddy Doyle pays homage to The Band (pictured), more 2018 lists, and HMV hits dire straits. Others in the headlines include David Foster, Dead Popstar, Bono, apps for rappers, Yoko Ono, Las Vegas residencies, Sly Stone, Chris Brown, Nick Cave, and Wu-Tang Clan.

David Foster with Michael Bublé  in the studio. Photo: Instagram
November 19, 2018
by Kerry Doole

David Foster reunites with Michael Bublé (pictured) , Jacques Boucher and Valerie Tryon receive the Order of Canada, and U2's tour is a blockbuster. Also making headlines are Block Heater, Canadian Heritage, Scott Cushnie, Letterkenny, Big Sugar, CMA Awards, and John Cosway.  Videos added for your enjoyment.

April 23, 2018
by External Source

David Foster, the Jerry Bruckheimer of power ballads, likes to say that he hasn’t seen the inside of an elevator in more than 30 years because he’s afraid of hearing his own music.

October 23, 2017
by FYI Staff