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Rah Rah Facebook photo
January 3, 2020
by Kerry Doole

Rah Rah (pictured) says bye bye, the Elmo's tab reportedly at $28M, and Michael Wrycraft advocates for accessibility. Others in the headlines include Justin Bieber, Drake, year end lists, Jack Scott, lost venues, Tencent, UMG, Jack de Keyzer, Miranda Mulholland, Entertainment One, Glen Barros, Live Nation, Joe Smith, Depeche Mode, Linda Ronstadt, and Dr. John.

December 20, 2019
by External Source

No one saw this coming, but it had to happen.

Bahamas  Facebook photo
September 20, 2019
by FYI Staff

Bahamas (pictured) is thrilled to work with Robbie Robertson, Haviah Mighty makes Polaris history, and Bruce Cockburn goes instrumental. Others in the headlines include Celine Dion, Drake, The Band, Live Nation, Elephant Stone, YYC Music Awards, Carl Newman, Taylor Swift, CREEM, and Britney Spears.

Puffy L'z  Facebook photo
July 22, 2019
by Kerry Doole

Toronto rapper Puffy L’z is making moves, Bieber calls out Trump, and the horror obsession of Kirk Hammett. Others in the headlines include Lido Pimienta, Randy and Burton, Sam Roberts, J Mascis, Dolly Parton, David Crosby, Live Nation, Beyoncé, Burt Bacharach, Nipsey Hussle, and Earth, Wind & Fire. 

April 3, 2019
by FYI Staff

The inaugural headbanger fest runs July 26-27 at Kinsmen Park with a line-up that includes Rob Zombie, Marilyn Manson, Disturbed, Slayer, Headstones and The Dirty Nil.

Live Nation Canada Chair Riley O'Connor. Pic: Joey Scoleri
March 22, 2019
by Karen Bliss

Since the amphitheatre opened in 1995, 8 million fans have come through the gates for some 850 concerts. Live Nation plans to celebrate the anniversary with some site investments and, of course, a load of hot talent.

Corey at his Live Nation media scrum. Pic: Tom Pandi
November 30, 2018
by David Farrell

The Montreal kid who sold several million albums and charted a mitt full of hits in the mid-‘80s is returning in a big way, announcing Thursday that Live Nation is promoting a 12-city arena tour that starts off in St. John's late May. There's also news of new material that is to be produced by Bob Ezrin.

Our Lady Peace band members reflective post-show
March 19, 2018
by David Farrell

Halfway into Our Lady Peace’s March madness 20-show, 17-city cross-Canada tour with Matthew Good, the band is kicking up a storm in its blitz promoting a rich catalogue of old and new releases.

Michael Rapino making a point
November 20, 2017
by FYI Staff

Thunder Bay native Michael Rapino has come a long way since leaving his job as a senior marketing executive with Labatt Breweries in 1998. Today he lives in a US$15M home and is responsible for Live Nations’ global enterprises.

Las Vegas festival shooting
October 2, 2017
by FYI Staff

The deadliest mass shooting in US history took place at a country music festival on Sunday night. Music Canada Live, promoter Live Nation and Sony Nashville quickly responded with official statements.

Another one bites the dust
August 13, 2017
by Susan Daley

The oft overlooked tragic consequence that comes with company buyouts.