February 6, 2019
by FYI Staff

Live Nation Entertainment has acquired a majority stake in Embrace Presents, a leading Canadian venue operator and promoter of EDM concerts, festiv

February 1, 2019
by Ellen Davidson

Eyes can glaze over when Folk Alliance International (FAI) is mentioned. But not for long.

Alessia Cara named to appear at Jingle Ball 3 on Dec. 2. Pic: Instagram
October 15, 2018
by FYI Staff

Khalid, Dua Lipa, The Chainsmokers, Alessia Cara, bülow, Loud Luxury, Lauv, Max, Elijah Woods x Jamie Fine, Delaney Jane, and Tyler Shaw named to appear Dec. 2 at Scotiabank Arena.

Photo - Soundcheck
September 28, 2018
by Karen Bliss

British knight and songwriting legend Elton John loves Canadians, and not just his husband, David Furnish.

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

August 29, 2018
by FYI Staff

A band of Maritime musicians aided by local radio stations affiliated with Bell Media and Newcap Radio are working together to organize and promote

Dean Brody on the Bud stage in Toronto Friday night. Pic: Frankie Ludikar
August 22, 2018
by FYI Staff

The 2x Juno winner with 16 CCMA awards and 22 Top 10 hits in his hip pocket is heading out on a 35-show acoustic, low-fi tour that focuses on the stories behind some of his more poignant songs.

July 11, 2018
by Karen Bliss

Shania Twain had a film crew out for her two-night stint at Toronto’s newly christened Scotiabank Arena (formerly Air Canada Centre) over the weeke

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.

Johnny with The Soul Providers at the Oshawa Tributes Community Centre.
April 30, 2018
by David Farrell

He is an incredible success story. Self-contained, self-managed, he owns his master recordings, his song publishing and, over the past decade, has gracefully glided from pop crooner to country star to a soul man with more than a wee bit of a brogue.

Nora 'the piano cat'
April 20, 2018
by David Farrell

God knows, it's hard earning a living as a musician these days–but who could have guessed an uneducated feline, who can't tell the difference between a bass clef and a crochet, now threatens to toss a fleet of pianists in the doghouse.

Ontario's Culture minister Daiene Vernile - Gov't pic
April 18, 2018
by FYI Staff

No new money is on the table, but a roadmap for greater cooperation between relevant provincial government departments and presenters is now realized.