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Dallas Green  Photo: Renee Rodenkirchen
May 11, 2022
by Kerry Doole

Dallas Green (pictured) will receive the 2022 MusiCounts Inspired Minds Ambassador Award, the Toronto Jazz Fest's 35th anniversary edition is a strong one, and Sue Foley wins two major blues awards. Also in the news are The Oshawa Music Awards, Rifflandia, the Brott Music Festival, AFROWAVETO,  Words & Music Downtown Festival, Garth Brooks, Big Rude Jake, Myles Goodwyn, Tomson Highway, Jamie Fine, Hogtown Allstars, Florian Hoefner, Soundstreams, Lunar Bloom, and farewell Mickey Gilley, Judy Henske, Klaus Schulze, and Dennis Waterman.

Lee Aaron  Facebook photo
August 16, 2021
by Kerry Doole

The return of metal queen Lee Aaron (pictured), Canadians crafting K-pop hits, and Arkells rock out in Toronto. Also in the headlines are Dr. Disc, Sled Island, John Lennon, VSO, Ishkōdé Records, Massey Hall, AEG, New Romantics, Garth Brooks, Lorde, Britney Spears, Tony Bennett, Sarah Vaughan, the Beatles, Dana Gillespie, Toots Hibbert, and Aretha.

Gord Downie  Facebook photo
October 15, 2020
by FYI Staff

Two looks at the new posthumous album from Gord Downie (pictured), Windsor's 89X boosted CanRock in Detroit, new songs from Stevie Wonder, and Tunecore shells out the shekels.  Also in the headlines are the Cameron House, Darcy James Argue, Garth Brooks, UK festivals, Guy Moot, Stevie Wonder, BTS, Dolly Parton, Dawes, Hal Willner, and T. Rex.

Kathleen Edwards  Facebook photo
August 9, 2020
by FYI Staff

Kathleen Edwards (pictured)  returns to the fray, Merck Mercuriadis assesses the value of songs, and four recommended music docs. Others in the headlines include Nap Eyes, Fast Romantics, Paul Reddick, Global Toronto, Tegan and Sara, TikTok, Live Nation, Simon Fuller, Roc Nation, the Go-Go’s, Midnight Oil, Prince, Perry Farrell, Garth Brooks, protest songs, and Beyoncé.

June 15, 2020
by FYI Staff

David Collier illustrates the life of Gary Topp (pictured), a look at the arts in Canada post-pandemic, and Bob Dylan opens up. Others in the headlines include Blue Frog Studio, Tencent Music, WMG, BMG, BLM, Lady Antebellum, the Rolling Stones, Peter Jackson, the Grammys, Ted Cockle, the Australasian industry, N.W.A., Seal, Dolly Parton, Garth Brooks, and Run the Jewels.

Alejandra Ribera
May 14, 2020
by Kerry Doole

Alejandra Ribera (pictured) displays her courage, possible help for Toronto music venues, and the CMTF assists frontline healthcare workers and their families. Also in the news are ⁠Junos 365 Songwriters Circle, Hannah Georgas, Truths & Rights, Garth Brooks, TBS, MusicOntario, Gordie Tentrees, Alex Cuba, and farewell Moon Martin.

Kenny Rogers   Photo: Patrick Harbron
March 23, 2020
by Kerry Doole

Manitoba Music launches an emergency COVID-19 relief fund, URGNT live streams concerts in Toronto, and Jessie Reyez earns a glowing review. Also in the news are the Oshawa Music Awards, Leonard Cohen, Home Routes, The Casbah, Garth Brooks, Sean Cunnington, Corb Lund, Randy and Tal Bachman, Jewel, and farewell Kenny Rogers (pictured), Wray Downes, Ted Moses, Marcelo Peralta, and Aurlus Mabélé.

August 12, 2019
by Kerry Doole

Included today: Inuktitut electropop of Riit (pictured), the classic Sugar Sugar turns 50, and the evolution of Canadian metal. Also in the headlines are Shambhala fest, Maestro Fresh Wes, JindaLee, Abbey Road, Woodstock, pot fests, Josh Ritter, cassettes, Garth Brooks, Barry Manilow, Taylor Swift, Ko Jamal, and Iron Maiden.

December 17, 2018
by Kerry Doole

Marie-Mai is honoured by SOCAN (pictured), Chris Blackwell attends ole's party, and Walk Off The Earth announced a world tour . Also in the news are Wacken fest, Music NL, TD Markham Jazz Festival, Garth Brooks, Music PEI, and farewell Nancy Wilson. Videos added for your enjoyment.

Garth and Trisha, so happy together. Getty Images
August 2, 2017
by David Farrell

We will have to wait and see what his gate total is, but the country hat star has sold 107,254 tickets at the aging Calgary Saddledome over seven shows in September.