Ronnie Hawkins takes in the view from his just sold Hawkstone Manor in the Kawarthas
December 8, 2017
by Kerry Doole

The Hawk's legendary nest in the Kawarthas has been sold. Also in today's news, a major new Live Nation venue for Toronto, Hedley boosts MusiCounts and Depeche Mode's record-breaking tour, plus items on Curve Music, Rumble, Feist, The Eagles, Steven Taetz, and Dan Burke.

December 6, 2017
by FYI Staff

Neil Young goes live on the CTV Network this Sunday, Rufus Wainwright creates a fuss in Minneapolis, and The Horseshoe Tavern officially turns 70. Others in the news include WondaGurl, MusiCounts, Ruth B., Peter Rowan, The Urban Renewal Project, Piper Hayes, and Mundell Lowe.

November 24, 2017
by FYI Staff

Joel Plaskett heads the first wave of ECMA performers to be announced, Edmonton's Needle Vinyl Tavern closes indefinitely, and it's farewell to Dmitri Hvorostovsky, Pete Moore, Wayne Cochran, Jon Hendricks, and George Avakian.

November 15, 2017
by FYI Staff

Students at Queen Alexandra School in Toronto were thrilled with the gift, awed in having an opportunity to participate in a music workshop with the band and beaming with pleasure in having the "Invincible" quartet put on an intimate performance in the school gym.

Hedley and Queen Alexandra Middle School students celebrate their Band Aid grant
September 27, 2017
by FYI Staff

Toronto's Queen Alexandra Middle School received $10K worth of new instruments for its music program plus a visit from the popular rockers on Wednesday morning.

Gord Bamford greeting fans in Saskatoon last week.
September 11, 2017
by FYI Staff

The Canadian country star once again makes a massive gift to the music education charity, while Jess Moskaluke helps promote the Band Aid program at Country Music Week in Saskatoon.

June 28, 2017
by FYI Staff

A potpourri of extravagances ranging from pure indulgences to exotic ideas and notable notes.

June 2, 2015
by David Farrell

The Sheepdogs recently corralled students in the Niagara Region and offered up gifts of musical instruments and an impromptu performance.