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Road warrior Brett Kissel
June 27, 2018
by Kerry Doole

Brett Kissel (pictured) announces the second leg of his marathon Canadian tour, a new venue opens in Edmonton, and drug casualties at Escapade fest. Others in the news include Ben Kunder, Music Canada Live, Montreal International Jazz Festival, the Brave fest, Lori Yates, Call The Office, Halifax Jazz Festival, Music PEI, Jr. Gone Wild, and a farewell to The Left Banke's George Cameron. Videos added for your enjoyment.

Celine Dion    Cashman Photo
May 25, 2018
by FYI Staff

Johnny Orlando, Phil Collins, Celine Dion, Music Canada Live, Darcus Beese, Dean Brody, Jann Arden, Marianas Trench and Burton Cummings, Classified, Buddy Guy, Kronos Quartet, Metz, Banx & Ranx, Cadence Weapon, Polaris, Danko Jones, and the SOCAN Foundation are among the headliners in today's column.

Ontario's Culture minister Daiene Vernile - Gov't pic
April 18, 2018
by FYI Staff

No new money is on the table, but a roadmap for greater cooperation between relevant provincial government departments and presenters is now realized.

Seen here at the Mill St. Brew Pub in Toronto are performers Dick Rodan, Sam Drysdale and Marlon Chaplin along with key members of the Mill St., WWF Canada and Indie Week teams.
March 28, 2018
by Kerry Doole

Performers at the Lights Out fundraiser for WWF included Sam Drysdale and Juno Fan Choice winner Shawn Mendes is tapped for an iHeartRadio Secret Session. Others in the news include the ECMA, Big Valley Jamboree, Matthew Good, CIMA, CMPA, Global Toronto, Ever After fest, Nashville, Frog Eyes, Music Canada Live, Alzheimer benefit, David Beckingham, Burna Bandz and JNeat, and a farewell to Mike Harrison.

January 22, 2018
by FYI Staff

Two new studies plan to convince governments that the music scene produces a big economic benefit to the province, and the music org also has plans to create synergies with other Pacific coastline music hubs in the US.

October 23, 2017
by FYI Staff

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.

Music Canada Live logo
September 20, 2017
by External Source

The event mixed robust discussion with a strong attendance from power players in the live music sector.

May 3, 2017
by Kerry Doole

A new report acknowledges that the deep pool of musical talent residing in Atlantic Canada has never been in question, but the lack of music industry infrastructure has hampered the ability of area artists to reach their full potential. The road map to the future sets out a strategy to turn an asset into a bonanza.