News Story

News Story

UTA logo to be replaced soon with Jack Ross's signature agency
August 1, 2017
by David Farrell

The multi-million dollar booking agency may be closing down in Canada, but the music booking shop's CEO has his own plans for working with Canadian acts.

Canada CEO Jack Ross is one of those affected by the closure
August 1, 2017
by David Farrell

UTA’s Canadian office has employed 23, including executive officers Jack Ross, Ralph James, and Rob Zifarelli.

July 31, 2017
by David Farrell

After a mittful of top 40 hits, the Vancouver-based mainstream-rock outfit called it a day in 1991 and now, more than a quarter century later, UK festival promoter Kieran Dargan suggests a reunion that goes haywire.

Photo: (Left to Right) Ricki Beckzadeh – Dean of The Academy of Recording Arts, Annalie Bonda – Executive Director, Charlie Wall-Andrews, SOCAN Foundation, and Lili Rathgeb – Fundraising and Grant Specialist of The Remix Project. ​
July 31, 2017
by FYI Staff

The new SOCAN Foundation grants help to promote all genres of Canadian music, and offer travel assistance to creators and their music publishers.

Harvey Glatt
July 30, 2017
by FYI Staff

When it comes to promoting music there is little that he hasn't done save, maybe, sing for his supper.

 

 

 

 

Stingray app expands mobile usage
July 30, 2017
by FYI Staff

Stingray Music’s mobile app has reached 2 million downloads worldwide, doubling its user base, according to a news release from the Montreal firm.

July 27, 2017
by Martin Melhuish

Lucky accidents and fortuitous timing are behind the success stories of many smash hits. Here are some fascinating examples.

The Tragically Hip live 2016
July 25, 2017
by FYI Staff

An in-depth look at the band's 2016 Canadian tour, Long Time Running, grabs a prestigious gala slot for its September world premiere in Toronto.

Ron Camilleri performing as Elton Rohn
July 25, 2017
by David Farrell

The former CBS record salesman has made a success for himself with an Elton John tribute band and show.

July 25, 2017
by External Source

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

Donald Jr., star of the email song
July 25, 2017
by External Source

Songwriters draw inspiration from many sources, including White House emails.

At home on the stage, here with Robi Botos on keys and Mike Downes on bass.
July 24, 2017
by Kerry Doole

The soulful voiced Juno-winning singer/songwriter is finishing her next album, organizing a festival and just returned from showcasing in NYC.