Robbie Robertson

Robbie Robertson

Randy Lennox, photo provided.
June 27, 2021
by David Farrell

The renowned and charismatic music executive turned broadcast chief is starting a new career chapter and shares a few of his next steps, telling us that he has accepted the position of Executive Chairman with Elevate, the not-for-profit Canadian company best known for its annual Innovation, Tech & Media festival, and filling us in on several music projects that he has in production and ready for delivery in 2022.

Tyleen  Photo: Pegah Farahmand-Mobarekeh
May 25, 2020
by Kerry Doole

The Montreal rap scene is thriving (Tyleen pictured), Drake shows off his pool, and Carly Rae Jepsen discusses quarantine. Others in the headlines include Charles Khabouth, Opera Canada, Band Ladies, Primary Wave, US copyright, Italian concerts, Little Richard, Michael Hutchence, Right Said Fred, Steve Earle, and Bernie Leadon.

Multiple ECMA Award nominee Tim Baker  Photo: Lindsay Duncan
February 7, 2020
by Kerry Doole

Tim Baker (pictured) and Wintersleep lead the  East Coast Music Award nominees, Music P.E.I. Week is under way, new videos from Leonard Cohen and Robbie Robertson, and the Stones announce a new tour. Also in the news are the Edmonton Music Prize, nêhiyawak, Jon Box, 2020 CMAOntario Awards, Oshawa Music Awards, the Record Nook, BIGSOUND, CIMA, and farewell Buddy Cage.

Donnie Walsh, Downchild song's author. Pic: The Great Lakes Blues Society
November 22, 2019
by FYI Staff

A big hit by Downchild (pictured Donnie Walsh) is honoured, The Last Waltz heads to Nashville, and Juno tickets go on sale today. Also making news are JFL, Kesha, Anvil, Susan Aglukark, NMC, Said The Whale, the CCMA, Corin Raymond, and Laila Biali. With video.

Bahamas  Facebook photo
September 20, 2019
by FYI Staff

Bahamas (pictured) is thrilled to work with Robbie Robertson, Haviah Mighty makes Polaris history, and Bruce Cockburn goes instrumental. Others in the headlines include Celine Dion, Drake, The Band, Live Nation, Elephant Stone, YYC Music Awards, Carl Newman, Taylor Swift, CREEM, and Britney Spears.

Robbie Robertson picture credit: Don Dixon
September 6, 2019
by Karen Bliss

Robbie Robertson and the Band, David Foster and Bruce Springsteen are among the marquee subjects of documentaries premiering at this year’s Toronto

Robbie Robertson. Instagram account
August 19, 2019
by Kerry Doole

Robbie Robertson (pictured) releases a Lennon-inspired track, Junkhouse shine at Cactus Festival, and 88GLAM go gold. Also in the news are BreakOut West, Showcase Scotland, Mr. Pharmacist, GrassRoots Regina, Stephen Fearing, Neon Bloom, and Burton Cummings and Randy Bachman. Videos added for your enjoyment.

TIFF handout
July 31, 2019
by FYI Staff

Randy Lennox is making it happen in music these days!

Northern Power Summit keynote speaker Michael Wansley
July 26, 2019
by Kerry Doole

The Northern Power Summit features rapper Wanz (pictured), Tegan and Sara announce a major North American tour and Robbie Robertson teams with Van the Man. Others in the news include 46 for 46, Loud Luxury, the Maple Blues Awards, Gordie Tentrees, Music BC, Corb Lund, Rocketman, Dave Sampson, Mississauga Music Awards, and Lennon Stella. Videos added for your enjoyment.

The Band  Photo: Juno Awards
May 10, 2019
by Kerry Doole

A Crave original doc on Robbie Robertson and The Band (pictured) is coming, Blurred Vision release a new single, and Tiki Collective provide a Mother's Day treat. Others in the news: Rockin' The Big House, Led Zeppelin, Hamilton Music Archives, WTFEST, Renegade Station, Music PEI, James Bryan, and Festival of Beer. Videos added for your enjoyment.

2019 CMBIA Lifetime Achievement Award Winner Robbie Robertson. Pic: Grant W. Martin
May 9, 2019
by Nick Krewen

Robbie Robertson, Gerry Forbes, Steve Herman, and Mike McCarty are among those inducted into respective Halls of Fame at the 2019 Music and Broadcast Industry Awards gala dinner held Thursday night at the Rebel Entertainment Complex in Toronto.

Bryan and Billy on tour together
May 1, 2019
by FYI Staff

Bryan Adams and Billy Idol (pictured) set to tour together, Loreena McKennitt announces fall Canadian dates, and Robbie Robertson keeps busy. Others making news include Avril Lavigne, Peter Frampton, AE West, Triumph, CMW, Woodstock 50, Squamish Constellation Festival, Reid Jamieson, Bruce Moss, The Holy Gasp, and farewell Phil McCormack and John Singleton.