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Project WILD

The Project WILD Top 3
March 23, 2022
by Kerry Doole

The three finalists in Project WILD (pictured) are set to face off, Toronto’s music city status is under threat, and the IFPI Global Music Report is released. Others in the headlines include Alpha Yaya Diallo, Alberta Baroque Ensemble, Ndidi O, Loud Luxury, Donna Dunn-Albert, ASCAP, Volta, Qanawat Music, Bono, Lollapalooza, Ukraine relief, Devo, Daddy Yankee, Kaskade, Sam Fender, and Willie Nelson.

Ellen McIlwaine  Facebook photo
June 28, 2021
by Kerry Doole

Big name Canadian acts line up for Calgary’s Stampede Summer Stage, the Saints and Sinners tour announces the new sked, and a thrift store David Bowie painting find gets big bucks. Also in the news are Project WILD, Alberta Music, Manitoba Music, Jen Doerksen, Sebastian Gaskin, Noon Tunes, Venus Fest, MusicOntario, and farewell Ellen McIlwaine (pictured), Doug Inglis, Jon Hassell, and Peter Zinovieff.

Jason Blaine
March 18, 2020
by Kerry Doole

eOne signs Canadian country star Jason Blaine (pictured), CIMA launches a COVID-19 survey, and Neil Young turns to live streaming. Others in the news include Project WILD, Music Alberta, Kristen Olson, Bob Ezrin,  Deep Purple, and The Sadies.

Stompin' Tom Connors
October 26, 2018
by Kerry Doole

The Stompin’ Tom (pictured) hockey classic enters the Canadian Songwriters Hall of Fame, After The Storm benefit is coming to Ottawa, and Carole Pope and Kevin Hearn deliver a protest song. Also in the news are CMW, Drake, Hugh's Room Live, Derek Andrews, Creative Manitoba, Shuffle Demons, Schmoozefest, Project WILD, Rogers Hometown Hockey, Ann Vriend, Meghan Patrick, Ethan Ardelli, and a farewell to Tony Joe White. Videos included for your enjoyment.

September 14, 2018
by Kerry Doole

The third Kensington Market Jazz Festival starts today, Supercrawl (pictured) rocks Hamilton this weekend, and Jimmy Buffett goes to pot. Also in the news are Bob Moses, Voivod, The Reklaws, Matador Ballroom, Project Wild, Luminato, Kids Music Day, Tom Waits, Paul Simon, Creative Manitoba, Keith Richards, 604 Records, and a farewell to Rachid Taha. Videos added for your enjoyment.

Project WILD winners with their cheques
November 27, 2017
by FYI Staff

The Calgary country artist is riding high in the saddle after coming out on top of one of Canada's richest music competitions on Saturday night.

November 10, 2017
by Kerry Doole

In the news today are Project Wild, CMW Co-Chairs, TMAC, Drake, Jaymz Bee, Ross Porter, Upstream Fest, Yiannis, Michael Rault, Massey Hall, Rob Bowman, Whitey Glan and Paul Buckmaster.

June 12, 2017
by FYI Staff

WILD 953 and Alberta Music have announced this year's Top 12 Artists for Project WILD, a professional development program designed