Slaight Music

Slaight Music

February 21, 2019
by FYI Staff

Nominees for the prestigious $15K prize range from such major stars as Drake, Arkells and Jessie Reyez to comparative unknowns Belle Game and So Loki. The award will be handed out in Toronto on May 13.

The Slaight Music Fall roster with "Parkside" Mike Renaud (2nd from L) Derrick Ross (centre), Ali Slaight and Jim Campbell front centre, and Gary Slaight on the far right.
October 5, 2018
by Nick Krewen

Slaight Music held its Fall Music Preview at the Phoenix Concert Hall Thursday night and it featured breakthrough work by Theo Tams and impressive sets by Kayla Diamond, Jillea, Ryan Langdon and Moscow Apartment. Pic: Barry Roden Photography

September 26, 2018
by FYI Staff

The prestigious Prize honours Canadian albums from four distinct eras prior to the advent of Polaris. You can have a say in the choice, as public voting is now open, so check out the nominees here.

Port Cities
September 21, 2018
by FYI Staff

Port Cities (pictured), Haviah Mighty, and smrtdeath are joined by Searchlight champ Aquakultre in this year's winners of Canada’s premier artist development program, now in its fourth year.

Lorraine Segato - pic: Barry Roden
September 10, 2018
by Kerry Doole

35 years after Parachute Club's anthemic song became a major hit, it is being revived by an all-star cast of country artists. Singer and co-writer Lorraine Segato is using the new version to raise funds for and boost awareness of four socially-conscious grassroots groups.

Group pic - Front row - Marghie Evans Do Write Music, Bill McKetrick Songstudio Operations Director, Blair Packham Songstudio Program Director, Ron Sexsmith, Dayna Manning, Allister Bradley Songstudio Technical Director
August 2, 2018
by Sharon Taylor

Comparing SongStudio songwriting camp to a Tony Robbins or Oprah Winfrey workshop is of course, ridiculous, yet SongStudio participants call the experience “absolute bliss,” “life-changing," “the one week I look forward to all year.”

Golf players at the Toronto tournament, photo by Barry Roden
July 24, 2018
by External Source

Organized by Brian Huston, Golf Tournament General Manager, and the Golf4Good Committee, the three tournaments brought 350 players to the golf courses in support of Unison.

Shawn Mendes
June 13, 2018
by FYI Staff

Shawn Mendes releases a new track, Denis Wolf helps launch Ray-On, and Slaight Music donates $25K to BC's Music Therapy Motorcycle Ride. Also in the news are David Clayton-Thomas, Voivod, Amoeba Music, Alessia Cara, Budweiser's Country Fair, Joni Mitchell, LHM Records, Aaron Pollock, Kim Clarke Champniss, the CCMA, Canadian Music Café, SiriusXM Top of the Country, KD Lang, Amy Cervini, Pavlo, and Grease.

June 5, 2018
by External Source

Meghan Patrick and the James Barker Band took top honours at the Country Music Association of Ontario’s Awards gala Sunday at London, ON’s Centennial Hall. Below is the complete list of nominees and the winners in all categories.

June 1, 2018
by FYI Staff

The teen duo has had meteoric success in the relatively short span of 18 months. With Jeff Rogers managing, Brighid Fry and Pascale Padilla can now up their game with this latest win that includes $100K in marketing and career enrichments.

May 9, 2018
by FYI Staff

The sixth edition of the annual CMA Ontario festival and awards weekend will feature a power-packed lineup of talent comprising both established Canadian country stars and promising newcomers onstage in London.

At the mixing board at Slaight Music.Photo - Bill King
April 19, 2018
by Karen Bliss

The Slaight Family Foundation has provided more than $200-million in grants to humanitarian and cultural organizations in Canada and beyond. SamaritanMag's Karen Bliss sat with the Foundation's CEO for a frank discussion about the family's philanthropy and his own unbridled passion in supporting Canada's upcoming tier of musicians and songwriters.