February 11, 2019
by Kerry Doole

An Ontario date for The Rolling Stones (pictured) is rumoured, Terra Lightfoot's The Longest Road Show tour was a hit last week, rapper Lil Berete is in hot water at home, and Lee Harvey Osmond's hometown album launch. Others in the news include Mariposa, The Clash, Lindsey Buckingham, Early Spirit, Art Bergmann, Manitoba Music, Music Ontario, FAI, and farewell Izzy Young.

Monster Truck  Facebook photo
December 21, 2018
by Kerry Doole

The El Mocambo hosts the Live Music Industry Awards, Monster Truck (pictured) returns to the road, and UMC spotlights its domestic roster. Also in the news are the Canadian Music Class Challenge, TD Discovery Series, Big Fun Festival, Radiohead, Edmonton Music Prize, FAI, NYE gigs, Bumbershoot, Music BC, Rock the Joint, Surauchie, The Drake, and Jacob Hoggard. Video added for your enjoyment.

Lennon Stella  Photo: Eliot Lee Hazel
December 5, 2018
by Kerry Doole

Lennon Stella (pictured) announces her first solo tour, Ottawa's Bluesfest attracts country stars, and Oh Susanna gets in the holiday spirit. Also in the news are Redeye, the Grammys, The Oscar Peterson International Jazz Festival, Mariposa, Thompson Egbo-Egbo, the Halifax Jazz Festival, Tipitina's, Breakout West, Creative BC, and farewell Calvin Newborn. Videos added for your enjoyment.

Nicki Minaj  Photo: Atlanta Black Star
July 13, 2018
by Kerry Doole

Nicki Minaj (pictured) and her fans attack a Toronto blogger online, Google spends big bucks attacking a copyright directive, and Mick Jagger possibly jinxed England at the World Cup. Others in the headlines include Richard Swift, Anenome, hip-hop photos, Green Day, Carmen Campagne, Damian Marley, Dave Grohl, Julian Thomas, The Kubasonics, Charlie Puth, and the Brave festival.

May 3, 2017
by FYI Staff

Come From Away has won kudos on Broadway and now has earned its creators and cast seven Tony Award nominations.