March 17, 2021
by External Source

The Music Forward Foundation has

Photo Credit: Orest Dorosh
March 7, 2021
by External Source

Last we heard from Suzi Kory, the mother of two teenaged boys had lost her airline job and turned her attention to furthering a musical career.

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February 15, 2021
by FYI Staff

Throughout the pandemic, Music Canada has been tracking views, perceptions, and intended behaviours of Canadians towards music generally and live music specifically. The latest findings are out and show that there is widespread support for government support in resuscitating the arts and the live music industry in particular.

January 13, 2021
by Jason Schneider

The Toronto Blues Society’s Maple Blues Awards traditionally kicks off the music award season in Canada every January.

January 13, 2021
by External Source

The show must go on.

That’s the message from Erin Benjamin, Canada’s Live Music Association president and CEO.

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November 25, 2020
by External Source

A coalition from the travel and tourism, hospitality, the Canadian Live Music Association

The Allan Slaight Auditorium, Massey Hall. Rendering courtesy of Massey Hall / KPMB Architects
November 2, 2020
by External Source

The Slaight family is a beacon of hope and generosity in a world tightly held in the grip of anxieties. Today, the Slaight Family Foundation has bequeathed $5-million to a fund established to refurbish and modernise Massey Hall. That's $5M on top of a previous donation of $5M made in 2017. That's amore, and music to all our ears.

October 12, 2020
by Nick Krewen

The Canadian Live Music Association-commissioned report,

October 10, 2020
by Nick Krewen

With Toronto music venues threatened with extinction from the double whammy of the pandemic and insurance underwriters' refusal to renew liability insurance policies, the Canadian Live Music Association has commissioned a Nordicity report that offers eight recommendations to help elevate the live music industry out from its current state of crisis. Pictured: Assoc'n president Erin Benjamin.

September 23, 2020
by Nick Krewen

As if dealing with the pandemic isn’t enough, Canadian live music venues are encountering an unexpected adversary that’s threatening their survival

Micah Barnes and Jackie Richardson  Photo: Bill King
September 17, 2020
by Bill King

The dynamo behind SING! The Toronto Vocal Arts Festival discusses this year’s virtual edition, the challenges in putting it together, the ongoing support of sponsors, and Jackie Richardson (pictured with Micah Barnes), winner of the Slaight Music Sing! Toronto Legacy Award.