Joel Plaskett

Joel Plaskett

Celine Dion image courtesy of her Facebook page.
July 19, 2021
by David Farrell

AEG has again postponed Celine Dion’s Nor

William "Skinny" Tenn YouTube capture
July 19, 2021
by Kerry Doole

The Canadian music industry salutes Skinny Tenn (pictured), SOCAN Foundation reinstates its Travel Assistance Grant, and Music Canada awards new certifications. Also in the news are Leonard Cohen, the 2021 NewFound Talent Contest, TD Markham Jazz Festival, 21and9, MacKenzie Porter, James Baley, The Drake Devonshire, Theo Tams, and farewell Dolores Claman and Biz Markie.

May 26, 2020
by Matt Zimbel

Oh, hi there, I’ll be the applause coach for your next live from the living room, pandemic concert.

Joel Plaskett  Photo: Matt Williams
April 27, 2020
by FYI Staff

Joel Plaskett (pictured) delivers a magnum opus, TSO players remain active, a look at Stronger Together, and tips for musicians in the pandemic era. Others in the headlines include Lennon Stella, Spotify, Nick Nurse, copyright claims, TikTok, Bob Geldof, Lizzo, the Dropkick Murphys, Bobi Wine, Kanye, Captain Tom Moore, Nick Cave, and Lucinda Williams.

Joel Plaskett
April 6, 2020
by Kerry Doole

Joel Plaskett (pictured) performs for the Globe and Mail, Drake’s Toosie Slide sparks a TikTok craze, and a tribute to Wray Downes. Others in the headlines include Fiver, Leonard Cohen, Sass Jordan, Banff Centre for Arts, Cadence Weapon, Missi Gallimore, Jason Isbell, Lil Nas X, and Marianne Faithfull.

March 23, 2020
by Kerry Doole

The East Coast indie rock hero previews an epic four album release with a charming and reflective tune.

Arnold Gosewich & Harvey Glatt at the R&R party.  All pics courtesy of Bill King
July 13, 2018
by Kerry Doole

The annual Radio & Records Party was a feel-good success, Lights covers Drake, and Babyface heads north. Also in the news are Joel Plaskett, BreakOut West, Contact East, Cadillac Bill, an Annapolis benefit, Folk Alliance, and a farewell to Ken Morris and Henry Butler.

April 18, 2018
by Jason Schneider

The acclaimed roots songsmith from PEI mixes things up on his new album, enlisting Joel Plaskett to produce and play guitar. Ellsworth cites '90s rock as an inspiration for the sound of the record.

Mo Kenney
October 20, 2017
by Jason Schneider

The third album from the feisty East Coast singer/songwriter is essentially a concept album detailing booze-fuelled breakdowns and disintegrating relationships, ultimately leading to redemption. She terms it her most cohesive record yet.