CLMA CEO Erin Benjamin. Image supplied.
January 26, 2023
by David Farrell

Canada's live music industry has taken a pounding because of covid and,a wobbly economy. CLMA boss Erin Benjam loves nothing better than love on the tracks and money in the bank. Anything short of either has her woking as if having a giant disorder.

John Lennon image courtesy of (Ron) Chapman Prod's.
December 7, 2022
by Nicholas Jennings

There are seminal events in music history, seismic shifts when forces of personality, timing and circumstance collide to create something truly mon

Image courtesy of Bandzoogle.
July 6, 2022
by FYI Staff

Self-employed workers in the live music sector are now eligible for a one-time lump sum payment of $2,500 from a

Paul Shaffer hosting 2018 CLMIAs
June 1, 2022
by FYI Staff

Nominees for the Canadian Live Music Industry Awards (CLMIAs) have been announced in 19 categories.

Erin Benjamin photo credit: Tony Caldwell.
January 12, 2022
by Erin Benjamin

"Six-hundred-and-seventy-two days… but who’s counting. The hardest, longest, most exhausting time in the history-of-forever has come with unyielding downs, but also some genuine ups."

Bryan Adams, Facebook.
October 28, 2021
by FYI Staff

The Ontario government has lifted capacity restrictions on clubs and stadiums and, in Vancouver, a New Year's concert has Bryan Adams headlining at the almost 20,000-capacity Rogers Arena.

September 9, 2021
by FYI Staff

Live Nation Canada and The Feldman Agency (TFA) have partnered to form Ace Events (Artists, Creativity, Exp

Kayt Lucas photo submitted.
August 22, 2021
by External Source

Kayt Lucas has been an entertainment rigger since 1998, currently designing steel systems for Mammoth Scaffold and Erection.  She has backgroun

Heritage Minister Steven Guilbeault at La Tulipe.Heritage Canada pic.
August 15, 2021
by FYI Staff

The $70M aid package includes $50M to be delivered in the  2021-22 cycle and is part of a much larger investment by the federal government to support the arts and culture sectors.

August 8, 2021
by FYI Staff

The Ontario pop hitmakers have a performance atop the famed Toronto landmark live-streamed on Amazon’s Twitch channel this evening.