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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.

Feist among the top draws for Interstellar Rodeo this year
March 9, 2018
by Kerry Doole

Feist is included in the lineup for the Interstellar Rodeo fest and Metric headlines Field Trip. Jim Cuddy receives the 2018 MusiCounts Inspired Minds Ambassador Award, and also making news today are musical Oscar nominees, Todor Kobakov, The Sorority, ticket scalping, Major Love, Fyre Festival, RootsMusic.ca, Neon Dreams, and a farewell to Brian Murphy. Videos included for your enjoyment.

March 2, 2018
by Kerry Doole

The lineup for CMW's Indies Awards is announced, and Laura Lee Matthie is named MusiCounts Teacher of the Year. Also in the news are Senator Winebar, FVDED in the Park, Airbnb Concerts, The Tyler Effect, Halifax Pop Explosion, Soundset, Sam's sign, SCME Awards, Jess Moskaluke, and Avery Raquel. Videos added for your enjoyment.

The Devin Cuddy Band at last year's Juno Cup Jam
February 28, 2018
by FYI Staff

 On the night prior to the popular jock versus rock faceoff during Juno Week, a notable list of Canadian rock and country stars will kick out the jams in Vancouver. Big names include Dallas Smith, Odds, and Barney Bentall, and ticket proceeds will benefit MusiCounts.

February 2, 2018
by FYI Staff

Dave Platel is now co-managing Celine Dion, and Greg Hambleton returns with a new album. Those also in the news include Anvil, Clayton Bellamy, Countermeasure, Chip Taylor, MusiCounts, Unison, ECMA showcases, Westben, Moondance, and The Confabulations. Videos featured for your viewing pleasure.

Budweiser Gardens, Host Venue of 2019 Junos
January 29, 2018
by FYI Staff

For the first time ever, the Ontario city with a rich musical history gets to host Canada's premier music awards show. Juno Week 2019 runs March 11-17.

Ad incorporating the new logo
January 8, 2018
by FYI Staff

Team Juno Awards is ramping up media coverage for the 47th annual that's to be hosted by Michael Bublé at Rogers Arena Vancouver on March 25.