Sue Foley

Sue Foley

Steve Marriner   Photo: Bill King
June 21, 2022
by FYI Staff

Three veteran artists headed the winners list at the 25th anniversary of the biggest night in Canadian blues, held at Koerner Hall in Toronto on June 20. Pictured: Steve Marriner.

 

Sue Foley  Photo: Danny Clinch
February 22, 2022
by Kerry Doole

Justin Bieber cancels a show after a Covid diagnosis, Sue Foley (pictured) earns three Blues Music Awards noms, and Simple Plan and Sum 41’s Derryck Whibley join forces. Also in the news are Winterruption, Hamilton Winterfest, Golden Feather, ShiftChange 2022, Haviah Mighty, Ralph Murphy, Red Bird Live, The Rolling Stones Unzipped, Keith Glass, Vezi Tayeb, Skiifall, and farewell Jamal Edwards, and William Kraft.

The Elwins  Facebook photo
January 27, 2022
by Kerry Doole

Indie rockers The Elwins (pictured) are breaking up, Block Heater returns to Calgary, and Winterfolk will proceed virtually. Also in the news are The HP’s, SOCAN Foundation, Her Music Awards, Haviah Mighty, Juno noms, Julian Taylor, SaskMusic, Church of Trees, CMW, and farewell Bob Yeomans and Dick Halligan.

artwork for new Belly album
August 19, 2021
by Kerry Doole

POP Montreal will turn 20 with a hybrid fest, Belly announces a new album (pictured), and the SOCAN Foundation names award recipients. Also in the news are Rush, Sue Foley, Cactus Festival, ALIVE series, the Police Picnic, Kintaro, Sean Jones, Opera Atelier, Tim Baker, Shane Cook, Contact East 2021, Creative Manitoba, and Neeraj Prem. With video.

This Ain't Hollywood  Facebook photo
May 6, 2020
by Kerry Doole

Sue Foley wins a 2020 Blues Music Award, This Ain’t Hollywood (pictured) calls it a day, and CFMA submissions are open. Also in the news are Bruce Cockburn, URGNT, Yorkville Sound, Killy, Joe Walsh, Oshawa Music Awards, Destroyer, Lindy Vopnfjörð, and farewell Dave Greenfield, Bob Garcia, and Richie Cole.

Liona Boyd
January 8, 2020
by FYI Staff

BMG gets new Toronto digs, the smash Justin Bieber exhibit keeps on running, and Liona Boyd (pictured) has a hit concert film. Others in the news include Steve Prendergast, Suzi Kory, Peter Foldy, Terry Draper, Rhapsody in Blue, J.D. Sage, rock star real estate, Dawn Tyler Watson, Sue Foley, Terry Russell, The Magic of Music, Gordon Grdina, and Dodge Fiasco.

Koerner Hall hosts the Maple Blues Awards
November 4, 2019
by FYI Staff

Canada's biggest blues event finds female artists leading the way as contenders for the honours on Feb. 3 in Toronto at Koerner Hall (pictured). . The list is headed by Sue Foley, Dawn Tyler Watson, Samantha Martin & Delta Sugar, and Miss Emily.

Lindsay Beaver
January 11, 2019
by FYI Staff

Shawn Mendes and Alessia Cara join an Elvis All-Star Tribute, the inaugural CCMA Song Camp attracts top talent, and three Canadians, including Lindsay Beaver (pictured) are nominated for the Blues Music Awards. Also in the news are CIMA, Westway LAB, Allison Outhit, Music PEI,  Raine Maida and Chantal Kreviazuk, ShiftChange Conference, Def Leppard, and a farewell to Phil Mattson.

Sue Foley  Photo: Scott Doubt
December 10, 2018
by Kerry Doole

Sue Foley (pictured) is amongst the Maple Blues Awards performers, Yo-Yo Ma serenades Montreal subway riders, and the Unison Schmoozefest is on tonight. Also in the news are West End Phoenix, Johnny Clegg, COC, CIMA, Jazzahead!, AmericanaFestUK, McKenna Mendelson Mainline, Music PEI, SOCAN, and Jill Barber. Videos added for your enjoyment.

Rachel Beck
November 21, 2018
by Kerry Doole

Rachel Beck (pictured) heads nominees for the 2019 Music PEI Awards, Matt Mays gets intimate, and Taylor Swift signs to UMG. Also making news are Derek Andrews, Terra Lightfoot, the Junos, Barra MacNeils, CMTTF, Michael Buble, Sue Foley, Jason Aldean, Alan Cross, and farewell to Eddie Reeves and Scott English. Videos added for your enjoyment.

Sue Foley  Facebook photo
October 31, 2018
by FYI Staff

Canada's premier blues event places two veteran singers and guitar-slingers at the top of its just-announced nominations. Pictured: Sue Foley. Online voting for the Awards, held on Feb. 4,  is open from Nov. 1.

April 13, 2018
by Jason Schneider

The Ottawa-born, Austin-based blues artist is a veritable triple-threat of musical talent as a guitarist, songwriter and vocalist. Her skills have earned the respect of such peers as Jimmie Vaughan, Z.Z. Top’s Billy F Gibbons and Charlie Sexton, who all guest on her new album, The Ice Queen.