Serena Ryder

Serena Ryder

Serena Ryder
April 19, 2021
by Kerry Doole

Serena Ryder (pictured) recruits Steve Earle for a new duet, Kardinal Offishall wins the first Canada Listens contest, and Music Declares Emergency tackles the climate crisis. Also making news are Miriam Baghdassarian, Klô Pelgag, Ken Tizzard, INDIE 101, Greg Keelor, eMusic Live, BAD CHILD, SOCAN, LTtheMonk, POP Montreal, MusicNL, APA, Jay Ferguson, and farewell Micky Erbe, Black Rob, and Rusty Young.

Serena Ryder, from her Instagram account.
January 31, 2021
by FYI Staff

Serena Ryder offers us all a respite from the dreariness of lockdown lassitude with 'Better Now', another single from her upcoming March 12 album release-The Art of Falling Apart. It's a song about taking small steps towards a bigger goal of finding tranquility in a world seemingly gone amok.

Serena Ryder - photo provided by Black Box.
January 13, 2021
by External Source

New York-based sustainable housing organization Breaking Ground has partnered with Canadian singer-songwriter Serena Ryder to help clothe the city'

Ron Hynes  Photo courtesy SOCAN
March 4, 2020
by Kerry Doole

Ron Hynes (pictured) to be celebrated at the ECMAs, Michael Kaeshammer premieres a concert film, and another hometown show for The Weeknd. Others in the news include Ernesto Cervini, Sarah Harmer, IFPI stats, Cancer Bats, Public Enemy, Serena Ryder, The Dennis Kwok Jazz Orchestra, the Toronto Summer Music Festival, and farewell Rhéal Lanthier, 

Strings Across The Sky students  Photo: Barry Roden
September 18, 2019
by Kerry Doole

The 2019 MusiCounts TD Community Music Program recipients include Strings Across the Sky (pictured), Serena Ryder and Jim Cuddy announce tours, and  Amazon has launched a hi-def music streaming subscription service. Others in the news include Gordie Sampson, NSMW, Studio Bell, The Strumbellas, CIMA, Music PEI, The Chills, Creative Manitoba, and farewells to Clark Figenshau, Vic Vogel, and John Cohen.

December 14, 2018
by FYI Staff

New life for the Victory Burlesque, Shad hosts an art exhibition, and new Rock Hall of Fame inductees are announced. Also in the news are CIMA, the Junos, Jessie Reyez, FACTOR, Taylor Swift, Doug Paisley, Serena Ryder, Ladybird Animal Sanctuary, and Matt Dusk. Videos added for your enjoyment.

December 7, 2018
by Kerry Doole

The title track from her first holiday album is an original Christmas tune, featuring timely lyrics and another strong vocal performance. It is accompanied by a sweetly charming video with a charitable component.

September 14, 2018
by FYI Staff

Starting Sept. 23, multiple Juno-winning singer-songwriter expands her career horizon with a new live, two-hour radio show that is to be syndicated across AC stations under the Rogers Radio umbrella.

April 23, 2018
by Kerry Doole

A strong lineup for Estonia Music Week in Toronto, the Francouvertes competition is well underway, and a special reissue from Serena Ryder. Also in our news roundup are Neil Young and Stephen Stills, The Good Brothers, M.I.A. at Hot Docs, Hotel Mira, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Elisapie, and a farewell to EDM star Avicii.

December 8, 2017
by Kerry Doole

The new single from her Utopia album has a positive message that is reinforced with a poignant yet uplifting video, and Ryder's powerful vocals.

Virginia To Vegas's Derik John Baker
November 12, 2017
by David Farrell

Shawn Hook & Serena Ryder's rhythmic-remake of "Happy Christmas (War Is Over)" is the most popular download radio track in the past week. Other big names to earn traction include Keith Urban, Virginia To Vegas, and a U2 track that features a spoken-word outro by Kendrick Lamar and is the latest song from the Dec. 1 album release, Songs of Experience.

October 23, 2017
by FYI Staff

Serena Ryder's "Ice Age" and Oakville, ON five-piece Seaway's "Lula On the Beach," are two of the most popular new tracks released to radio in the past week.