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Michael Wekerle at the Elmo Tuesday.
March 4, 2020
by David Farrell

A media walkthrough of the El Mocambo's $30M urban chic refit Tuesday came with a waterfall of historical facts about the two-storey walk-up that is now three stories with a full suite of topline audio and video gear for real-time concert broadcasts.

February 26, 2020
by FYI Staff

After bringing an end to years of acrimony at a Canada Walk of Fame charity fundraiser late last year, the professional relationship between Burton

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February 26, 2020
by FYI Staff

In one of the biggest tours this summer, the Toronto R&B superstar will play 57 arena shows in Canada, the US, the UK and Europe, promoting a new album due March 20.

El Mocambo Facebook photo
February 19, 2020
by David Farrell

Five years ago, investor Michael Wekerle purchased Toronto nightclub the El Mocambo for $3.8 million.

Debra Rathwell pic provided
February 6, 2020
by External Source

Canadian Music Week has announced that Debra Rathwell, Executive VP, Global Touring & Talent at AEG Presents, will be inducted into th

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February 6, 2020
by Karen Bliss

In 1963, Martin Luther King Jr.

February 5, 2020
by Nick Krewen

In the wake of her Canadian Music Hall of Fame induction, Jann Arden will be releasing a new anthology called Hits & Other Gems on May 1, and embarking on the 19-date Live Nation-promoted cross-Canada tour on May 7.

February 3, 2020
by FYI Staff

The Feldman Agency has announced the hiring of veteran talent agent Darcy Gregoire.

January 20, 2020
by FYI Staff

An all-star package featuring Big Wreck, Headstones, Moist and The Tea Party embarks on a 17 city tour, organizers announced today.

December 20, 2019
by External Source

No one saw this coming, but it had to happen.

Pic: PD from Pixabay
December 18, 2019
by David Farrell

For American musicians entering Canada to work it is easy-peasy compared to the process we have to go through to enter the US. New regs could make matters worse.

L–R: Carl Leighton-Pope (LPO), Bruce Allen (Bruce Allen Talent), Emma Bownes ((02), Michael Bublé, Steve Sayer (the O2), Toby Leighton-Pope (AEG Presents)
December 15, 2019
by External Source

Michael Bublé was recently presented with a symbolic key to the 02 in the British capital in recognition of filling the 20K+ seat arena 21 times.