David Wilcox  Facebook photo
November 12, 2020
by FYI Staff

David Wilcox (pictured) is shown some love, the Mod Club closes, and MacKenzie Porter is making moves. Also in the headlines are SNRK, Teenage Head, The Fugitives, Round Hill, Live Nation, Ticketmaster, WMG, music metadata, Megaphone, Lil Nas X, Roblox, Foo Fighters, Madame Gandhi, AI, Jon Landau, and Lady A.

Director X
January 17, 2020
by FYI Staff

Director X (pictured) discusses the new Drake video, Jay Douglas spreads good vibes, and Anyway Gang plays it loose. Others in the headlines include TrailerHawk, Tiktok, privacy laws, CAPASSO, Amazon, Greg Maffei, Pearl Jam, RPM Records, Primavera Sound, and Bond songs.

The '6' Champ at Sotto Sotto Restaurant in TO. Pic: Instagram
July 15, 2019
by David Farrell

The last thing Ticketmaster Canada needs right now is another black eye.

February 1, 2019
by Kerry Doole

Ticketmaster cleared by the Competition Bureau, Drake's Juno snub is noted, Super Bowl's musical controversy, and Jagged Little Pill is coming to Broadway. Others in the headlines include Interpol (pictured), Jon Samuel, Chersea, Leaving Neverland, Apple Music, Beatles, Peter Jackson, Kiss, Justin Bieber, Linda Perry, and Black Sabbath.

Photo source: The CBC
October 1, 2018
by External Source

The federal Competition Bureau is expanding its investigation into Ticketmaster to include the company’s secret scalping program revealed in a Toronto Star/CBC undercover investigation.

September 28, 2018
by Kerry Doole

The remarkable career of Buffy Sainte-Marie (pictured), Drake's extravagant Toronto mansion, and Ticketmaster’s ‘TradeDesk’ scalper tool explained. Others in the headlines include Borns. the Beatles, Elton John, Polaris Prize, Venus Fest, Planets suite, Metric, Keith Urban, La Force, Prince, Regina Symphony Orchestra, WSO, Alejandro Escovedo, and Gordon Bintner.

Picture credit: CBC
September 24, 2018
by FYI Staff

Following the explosive reports about Ticketmaster working with touts to inflate ticket prices for their own betterment, a joint investigative team

September 24, 2018
by Kerry Doole

Metric (pictured) remain relevant, Buffy Sainte-Marie's life is detailed in a new book, and an Indigenous Canadian renaissance is underway. Also in the headlines are Ticketmaster, Courtney Love, Lou Phelps, Bob Moses, CD sales, Tafelmusik, Steven Page, Christine and the Queens, Reggie Watts, and SSO.

Shania Twain
September 21, 2018
by Kerry Doole

Shania slays in Glasgow, Frank Turner's love affair with Toronto, and Polaris Prize gains international attention. Also in the headlines are KK Downing, Saskatoon concerts, Jeff Dalziel, Sirius XM, Mac Miller, Lauryn Hill, Ticketmaster, and Modern Sky.

Pic: Change.org
September 20, 2018
by FYI Staff

Two media outlets merged resources to expose another Ticketmaster ticketing drama that some are calling a PR nightmare. The supply-and-demand system of brokering tickets to fans has become a topic of endless debate and a tool for increased profit for the dominant ducats deliverer. But can the system remain as is?

Jared Smith, president, Ticketmaster North America
May 16, 2018
by Nick Krewen

Smith says the bot biz has been growing in double-digit percentages every year for the past 10 years in North America, and his company is fighting back.