Loreena McKennitt

Loreena McKennitt

October 4, 2021
by Kerry Doole

The imagineNATIVE fest announces a strong music component, Billy Talent lines up a national tour, and Jazz En Rafale presents female Quebec jazz stars. Also in the news are Indie Week, Superbowl music, Ken Tizzard, The Glenn Gould Foundation, Alanis Obomsawin, BIPOC hArt Music Series, Chalk Circle, Loreena McKennitt, SaskMusic, and The Mavens.

Loreena McKennitt
November 1, 2019
by Kerry Doole

Loreena McKennitt (pictured) is putting her music career on hold, Sean Pinchin and Sandra Bouza head to Memphis, and Andrew Loog Oldham will now teach in Kamloops. Also in the news are SUMMIT, Music Nova Scotia, ALGMS, Renegade Studios, BTS,  Justin Bieber, Metalworks, and farewell Littles the General.

Meghan Patrick
July 31, 2019
by FYI Staff

Sheila E. excels at Interstellar, The Ensemble Made in Canada features star composers, and Meghan Patrick (pictured) takes no prisoners. Others in the headlines include Cosmo Sheldrake, Maggie Rogers, Suzanne Vega, Kirk Hammett, Loreena McKennitt, Lil Nas X, Beyoncé, Katy Perry, and Live Nation.

Bryan and Billy on tour together
May 1, 2019
by FYI Staff

Bryan Adams and Billy Idol (pictured) set to tour together, Loreena McKennitt announces fall Canadian dates, and Robbie Robertson keeps busy. Others making news include Avril Lavigne, Peter Frampton, AE West, Triumph, CMW, Woodstock 50, Squamish Constellation Festival, Reid Jamieson, Bruce Moss, The Holy Gasp, and farewell Phil McCormack and John Singleton.

Music Canada President Graham Henderson presents Loreena McKennitt with her award. Photo courtesy Music Canada
October 29, 2018
by FYI Staff

At the recent Playback 2018, Music Canada recognised the artist and label head for her outstanding advocacy efforts to improve the livelihoods of music creators. Pictured: Music Canada's Graham Henderson and Loreena McKennitt.

May 30, 2018
by David Farrell

Few artists can lay claim to Loreena McKennitt's career arc. Her latest quiet drop of the glove is a concert series playing 7-8,000 seat theatres across South America.

May 28, 2018
by External Source

In a recent interview, the mystical soul singer talks about her career, how her latest album may be her last and how her quest for knowledge has affected her explorations in music.

Jess Moskaluke to play Juno Fan Fare
March 12, 2018
by Kerry Doole

The Juno Fan Fare lineup includes Jess Moskaluke and Mac DeMarco will headline Royal Mountain Records' fest. Others in today's news include Neil Young, Slaight Family Polaris Heritage Prize, Sue Foley, the Acoustic Guitar Project, Loreena McKennitt, Carl Dixon, SOCAN Foundation, CIMA, and a farewell to Gary Burden. Videos included for your enjoyment.

WMC president Ken Middleton, Gordon Lightfoot and his (then) manager, Alexander Mair, circa early 1970s
November 27, 2017
by FYI Staff

This isn’t just a puff piece about the company and a slick overview of the artists affiliated with the bunny label, but an exhaustive and erudite history of a company that has represented some of the greatest artists in Canadian music history.

Loreena McKennitt
November 22, 2017
by Bill King

The internationally successful world music artist was DIY long before it became fashionable. She explores her business philosophy and her support of the Canadian armed forces in this wide-ranging interview.