Neil Young

Neil Young

U2 album cover depicts Bono's son Eli and The Edge's daughter Sian holding hands.
December 11, 2017
by FYI Staff

The Irish band's latest album debuts at No. 1, but Roy Woods, Neil Young and Chris Stapleton also make the charts and a trio of Christmas sellers continue showing gains.

December 6, 2017
by FYI Staff

Neil Young goes live on the CTV Network this Sunday, Rufus Wainwright creates a fuss in Minneapolis, and The Horseshoe Tavern officially turns 70. Others in the news include WondaGurl, MusiCounts, Ruth B., Peter Rowan, The Urban Renewal Project, Piper Hayes, and Mundell Lowe.

Neil Young's Omemee concert, one of many iHeart exclusives
December 6, 2017
by David Farrell

Bell Media has trounced its competition in just about every category you care to name with its iHeart Radio app. Its success is attributable to unique content, like Shakey's Sunday night concert, and a multi-platform marketing campaign.

December 4, 2017
by Kerry Doole

A feature about Canadian places and people that have influenced Neil Young leads off our look at the headlines. Also featured are comedy albums, A Tribe Called Red, Richard Hell, Radiohead, Boland, The Pack a.d., and Ansley Simpson.

December 4, 2017
by FYI Staff

Neil Young returned to his boyhood hometown of Omemee on Friday night and performed an acoustic set featuring classics like "Helpless," "Heart of Gold," "Old Man," as well as rarer numbers such as “There's a World" and “Don’t be Denied.”

Emily Haines resumes her role in The Soft Skeleton
December 1, 2017
by FYI Staff

The countdown is on for Neil Young's secret concert somewhere in Canada tonight. Others in the news include Emily Haines, Kevin Drew, Andy Hines, Patricia Conroy, the UK vinyl boom, Music PEI Awards, Sarah Slean, and the Dirty Dishes.

Is this the site of Neil Young's Dec. 1 concert?
November 29, 2017
by FYI Staff

The rumours are flying that Neil Young's secret Canadian show on Friday will be in his former hometown of Omemee. In other news, we have Jagged Little Pill being adapted for a musical in the US, Malcolm Young's funeral, a boost for the Prism Prize, the apparent demise of Divan Orange, a prog rock fest, and farewell to Eric Irwin.

November 23, 2017
by FYI Staff

A cryptic eTalk video names a number of places the Dec. 1 concert could be staged, suggesting Toronto, Winnipeg and Omemee are in the draw.

November 21, 2017
by David Farrell

CTV and Facebook, in partnership with Shakey Pictures, have announced a 90-minute concert by Neil Young on Dec. 1 that is tipped to be broadcast and streamed live from a  small northern Ontario that has a connection to the singer.

Pic: Jamel Toppin for Forbes
November 17, 2017
by FYI Staff

Forbes has declared The Weeknd the highest paid celeb in the world under 30, with earnings of US$92M.

November 6, 2017
by Kerry Doole

Those making headlines today include Royalty Exchange, Billy Bragg, Jay-Z, CMA Awards, Kesha, Fufanu, Fats Domino, Robert Plant, Tom Petersson, Arcade Fire, Deep Dark Woods, Tegan and Sara, Gunner and Smith, Morrissey, Rihanna, and Neil Young.

CSHF inductees Stephane Venne, Neil Young and Bruce Cockburn, pictured with Buffy Sainte-Marie and Randy Bachman. Tom Sandler Photography
September 25, 2017
by Kerry Doole

After a five-year absence, the CSHF (Canadian Songwriters Hall of Fame) made a welcome return on Saturday night at the fittingly storied Toronto venue, Massey Hall.