Manitoba Music

Manitoba Music

September 28, 2018
by Kerry Doole

Country-rocker Cory Marks (pictured) signs a US deal, new Leonard Cohen material is on the way, and Music NL announces its Export Buyers Program lineup. Also making news are the Rolling Stones, Barbra Streisand, Saskatchewan Music Awards, Manitoba Music, Colyn Cameron, Lazy Ways, ECMA NYE bash, Music PEI Awards, Danger Grove and Awards. Videos added for your enjoyment.

Taggart & Torrens   Photo: Chris Malloy
September 24, 2018
by Kerry Doole

Podcast faves Taggart & Torrens (pictured) sign to Dine Alone, Grossman's turns 75, and SaskMusic presents the Very Prairie summit. Also in the news are Tragedy Ann, Drake, Kiss, Edmonton Music Prize, Wolf Alice, Run Coyote, and farewells to Joseph Hoo Kim and Chas Hodges. Videos added for your enjoyment.

Shawn Mendes at last year's VMAs
August 3, 2018
by Kerry Doole

Shawn Mendes (pictured) will perform at the VMAs in NYC, Honey Jam returns, and CNW showcase applications are now open. Others in the news include Daisy Peterson Sweeney, Music PEI, Ron Mann, Ron Sexsmith, Joe Robertson, Manitoba Music, CNE, Tragedy Ann, and Harrison Brome. Videos added for your enjoyment.

Kingston Mayor Bryan Paterson (left) and Patrick Downie (right) cross the bridge from Breakwater Park to the new Gord Edgar Downie swimming pier.  Photo: Swim Drink Fish
July 30, 2018
by Kerry Doole

Kingston honours Gord Downie with a memorial pier (pictured), B.C. Entertainment Hall of Fame inductees are announced, and Justin Bieber teams up again with DJ Khaled. Also in the news are Awkwafina, Northern Power Summit, Alan Doyle, CIMA, Manitoba Music, Jacob Hoggard, Kadooh, Kirk Hammett, and Alberta Music.

Seth Smith at the TIFF premiere of The Crescent
July 27, 2018
by Kerry Doole

Dog Day leader Seth Smith turns to film, Demo Lovato cancels her Toronto show, and Merkules announces a major Canadian tour. Also in the news are Festival of Beer, Empire Rockfest, Bat Out Of Hell, Blues Summit, Rachel Beck, Manitoba Music, Josh Colle, Lantern Tour, and Habari Africa festival. Videos added for your enjoyment.

June 11, 2018
by Kerry Doole

Shawn Mendes is riding high, topping the US charts and racking up huge steaming numbers, and Toronto rockers The Golden Dogs play their final show. Also in the news are Big Billz, Khatsahlano Street Party, SaskMusic, NXNE, Manitoba Music, ole, Music PEI, and farewells to Danny Kirwan, Lorraine Gordon, and Rocky Wiseman. Videos added for your enjoyment.

May 31, 2018
by Kerry Doole

Supercrawl expands for its 10th anniversary, famed photographer Mick Rock holds court, and Grammys head Neil Portnow is on the way out. Also in the news are Manitoba Music, Electric Eclectics, Slocan Ramblers, SummerWorks, Sākihiwē fest, Francois Bourassa, Patrik, Stalone, and David Myles. Videos added for your enjoyment.

Choir!Choir!Choir!
January 14, 2018
by FYI Staff

 Choir! Choir! Choir! were joined by fan David Byrne in NYC on Saturday night, and Alessia and Justin make the Grammy nominees album. Those also in the news include Manitoba Music, Clairmont the Second, Make Music Matter, Heavy Bell, Focus Wales, Alex Lifeson, Language Arts, and a farewell to Danny Woods. Videos applied for your entertainment.

December 13, 2017
by FYI Staff

Making the news today: Gordon Lightfoot donates canoes, Unison's smashing Schmoozefest, new Rock Hall of Fame inductees, Manitoba Music's Bonspiel, Junos launch BC live program, Quincy launches his own Qwest TV channel, Sam's sign lights up, and farewells to Carl Horton and Pat DiNizio.

November 20, 2017
by FYI Staff

The Tragically Hip, Eddie Schwartz, Bell Media, Theory Of A Deadman, Manitoba Music make headlines today, and the column acknowledges the passing of Malcolm Young, Mel Tillis and Michael ‘DikMik’ Davies.

October 30, 2017
by FYI Staff

Featured in today's news roundup are Lido Pimienta, Jesse F Keeler, Nova Scotia Music Week, the CASBY Awards, Manitoba Music, Lily Frost, Whistler Film Festival, Canadian Music Therapy Trust Fund, and Rob Potts. Videos provided for your enjoyment.

October 20, 2017
by FYI Staff

Featured in today's news roundup are the Fab Four, James Blonde, 54.40, Manitoba Music, Interstellar Rodeo, the Edmonton Music Prize, Winona Wilde, Colleen Peterson, Skookum, Greg Keelor, Gord Downie, Riit, MomenTO, SOCAN,  and Ori Dagan. Videos provided for your enjoyment.