News Story

News Story

January 17, 2018
by FYI Staff

Canada's reigning king of country has announced a 29-city tour in support of his next album that has its release through Sony this Friday.

January 17, 2018
by FYI Staff

Elwood and Jake Blues plan on lifting the winter blues with a show at Toronto's Phoenix Theatre on Feb. 28 and the best part is that the proceeds are to go to the CAMH Gifts of Light program that offers support to people who truly have a bad case of the blues.

January 16, 2018
by David Farrell

There isn't much going on that Nielsen Music Canada's in-house statistician doesn't spot early on. FYI caught up with Paul this week to dig between the pages of Canada's most recent music business report card and his insights offer an easy read on what's going on today

Colin James, Maple Blues Award's big winner Greg King Photography
January 16, 2018
by FYI Staff

The blues-rock veteran was the only multiple victor on a night marked by stellar performances demonstrating that the blues are alive and well in the Great White North.

January 15, 2018
by FYI Staff

Here is this week's Nielsen Marketwatch report which features Canadian music stats for the current week and YTD with comparisons to last year.

January 15, 2018
by External Source

Holographic technology that allows people, places and things to appear in three dimensions is changing the way our armed forces operate, the way people elect their leaders, and the way entertainers - alive and dead - bring us joy.

Robert Lowrey. Photo: Merle Robillard, National Post
January 14, 2018
by FYI Staff

Since establishing itself in the late 1970s, the firm has gained respect as a piano service and restoration facility and Robert also went out of his way to help many Canadian musicians over the years.

Spirit of the West frontman John Mann on stage at the Commodore Ballroom, Vancouver April 15 2016. Gerry Kahrmann / PNG
January 12, 2018
by External Source

A fundraising campaign for Spirit of the West singer John Mann is seeking an additional $5,000 to help pay for the musician’s medical and personal needs.

January 12, 2018
by David Farrell

If we are to measure a person by their achievements, Harris Institute's founder and president has to be to be one of the Canadian music industry’s most underrated success stories ever.

January 10, 2018
by FYI Staff

We've created a list of new releases by homegrown stars, some instantly recognizable and a few on their way to becoming tomorrow's touring headliners, and, just for the fun of it, we've included a few retro and best-of collections that hit stores everywhere online and on main street in the next several months.

January 10, 2018
by FYI Staff

City politicians know that live music supports local economies by bringing tourists and attracting young people to settle and gentrify neighbourhoods, but there needs to be greater forethought given by planners in town halls across the country.

Dawn Tyler Watson is a favourite to watch with three nominations
January 10, 2018
by FYI Staff

Canada’s national blues awards program, tasked with promoting blues music and recognizing outstanding achievement in the field, is set to hold its 21st annual at Koerner Hall in Toronto this coming Monday.