Charity

Charity

A scene from I Am Greta — photo provided by Mongrel Media.
November 4, 2020
by Karen Bliss

I Am Greta director Nathan Grossman could never have known that the pigtailed teenager he chose to film when she sat by the wall of the Sw

October 29, 2020
by External Source

Canadian musicians facing the loss of income, job security and anxiety over their industry's future amid the global coronavirus pandemic has led th

October 7, 2020
by External Source

The Canadian Lung Association, which provides information on everything from qu

Bernie Breen. Pic supplied
October 5, 2020
by Karen Bliss

Taking over from Derrick Ross, the empathetic manager knows he has big shoes to fill, and fully understands the need the pandemic has created for the entire chain in the artistic community. Karen Bliss is the interviewer and Bernie rises to the challenge as he does daily as a talent manager who has been through crises and became a better person for it.

Crown Lands Cody Bowles and Kevin Comeau — photo credit: Travis Shinn.
September 17, 2020
by Karen Bliss

As a duo, Crown Lands would've been just as impressive wailing away that they need love or some variation of, but ever since Cody Bowles and Kevin

Salome Bey pic by Graham Bezant.
August 20, 2020
by Karen Bliss

The family of Canada’s First Lady of the Blues Salome Bey, who died Aug.

Martha Rogers. Pic: Rogers.com
June 17, 2020
by FYI Staff

The Rogers family has made a $60-million donation to various charities across Canada to offset the damage done to those most affected by the pandem

June 3, 2020
by Jason Schneider

The Executive Director of Canada’s leading music education charity explains the launch of MusiCounts Learn, a program that encourages students to continue their music education at home.

Frank Turner live-stream screenshot
May 29, 2020
by External Source

When British singer, songwriter and musician Frank Turner isn’t touring tirelessly around the globe, he’s likely recording, writing more songs or a

The Tweedy Show logo
May 22, 2020
by External Source

While many music artists have been doing sporadic live stream performances during the covid-19 lockdown, Wilco frontman Jeff Tweedy and his family

Lido, from her Instagram account.
May 15, 2020
by External Source

Colombian-Canadian singer, songwriter and musician Lido Pimienta launched her new Miss Colombia album last month with a Pitchfork Instagra

Steel Panther (L to R): Stix Zadinia, Michael Starr, Lexxi Foxx, Satchel — photo credit: David Jackson.
May 8, 2020
by Karen Bliss

LA rockers Steel Panther raised money for cat rescue Heaven On Earth this past #GivingTuesdayNow by promoting an “all-day kitty cam,” focused on th