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Carole Pope in a healthier frame of mind
January 7, 2019
by Kerry Doole

MusiCounts honours the legacy of Mike Taylor, Chad Brownlee has a new single, and the Hornby Island Blues Society is 2019's Blues Booster of the Year. Also in the news are Carole Pope (pictured), Sound of Music, Dissident Mindset, Jon Brooks, Guitar Wars, David Francey, Lady Gaga, Eliza Doyle, and farewells to Steven Ripley, and Christine McGuire. Videos added for your enjoyment.

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.

Wintersleep  Photo: Norman Wong
December 12, 2018
by Kerry Doole

Halifax modern rockers Wintersleep release their seventh album, In The Land Of, on March 29 via Dine Alone.

MusiCounts TD Community Music Program celebration at Music For the Spirit in Ohsweken, ON on the Six Nations Grand River Reserve. Photo credit: Barry Roden
November 23, 2018
by External Source

The music-focused organizations ranged in scope from Toronto's The Hammer Band to Charlotte Street Arts Centre and Fredericton Girls Rock Camp.

Kristy and students at Dine Alone  Photo: Trish Cassling
October 3, 2018
by FYI Staff

Canada's music education charity hosted the six recipients for a five-day mentoring and networking experience to help establish their musical careers. The scholarships are worth $4K each.

September 28, 2018
by FYI Staff

The company helps celebrate its 15th anniversary by launching MusiCounts’ new school instrument grant increase with a large donation.

Meghan Patrick and students at the James MacDonald Elementary School in Hamilton
September 10, 2018
by Kerry Doole

Meghan Patrick and MusiCounts boost a Hamilton school's music program (pictured), Shawn Mendes makes a foray into Nashville, and Celine Dion's summer tour is a blockbuster. Also in the news are Royal Tusk, the Manitoba Country Music Awards, Music BC, Andrew Hyatt, the FCAA, La Force, and a farewell to Mac Miller. Videos added for your enjoyment.

Gord Bamford (l) and Allan Reid    Twitchyfinger Photography
August 20, 2018
by FYI Staff

Last week, the country star's philanthropic foundation raised a huge amount via its annual golf classic and star-studded gala. A cheque for $100K was presented to MusiCounts head Allan Reid (pictured) at the gala.

Music industry revellers at Steam Whistle pre-party  Photo: Bruce Bradley
July 27, 2018
by FYI Staff

The hometown team may have lost Tuesday night's game, but Unison Benevolent Fund and MusiCounts were big winners at this third annual music industry fundraiser. Over $11K was raised and 720 attendees had a great time.

Photo credit: screenshot from promo video.
June 15, 2018
by Nick Krewen

The annual is carrying on a tradition: $1 per every ticket sold will be donated to MusiCounts, the music education charity associated with the Juno Awards.

May 3, 2018
by External Source

A new $3M three-year program announced Wednesday partners Music Canada with the Government of Ontario to help increase the inventory of musical instruments in Ontario’s publicly funded schools.

Dear Rouge to perform at a MusiCounts Juno week event
March 21, 2018
by FYI Staff

Canada's premier music education charity announces this impressive sum will go to 80 schools through its Band Aid program. A special Juno Week show by the MusiCounts StarBand features Dear Rouge as special guest.