Veteran publicist, promoter and talent finder Richard Flohil is on the eve of celebrating birthday No. 85 on June 28 at Toronto's Horseshoe Tavern, and in this interview he talks about his upcoming book, how a vegetable-free diet is working wonders for his health, and the night he brought B.B. King to Canada for the first time.
Richard Flohil (pictured) to turn 85 with a big party, Carly Rae Jepsen announces a Canadian tour, and Our Lady Peace revives Summersault. Others making news include Drake, POP Montreal, the IMAs, CIMA, Project WILD 2019, Diapason Festival, MusicOntario, FIMPRO, Jully Black, Call the Office, The Lumineers, Into the Abyss, Sunday Wilde, and farewell Jake Black.
Halifax modern rockers Wintersleep release their seventh album, In The Land Of, on March 29 via Dine Alone.
On April 27, Richard Flohil posted on Facebook that the OMDC's Music Fund “has just spent $14 MILLION dollars” on a variety of music businesses and orgs. Here’s a very brief account of what then transpired.