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November 6, 2017
by FYI Staff

This year, the CFMAs are spread out over two nights in Ottawa, Nov. 18 and 19. The impressive list of performers features both established veterans and rising young roots music stars.

November 1, 2017
by External Source

The ticket bundle has emerged, this year, as a formidable tool for increasing sales and thus spiking chart numbers.

October 31, 2017
by Nick Krewen

"Brown girls move to the front?" "White people move to the back?" CP says it happened. Lido Pimienta says it didn't.

Producers: Michael Cohl, David Sonenberg, Tony Smith, and Randy Lennox
October 27, 2017
by David Farrell

Backers of the show are four producers (pictured above): US-based Canadian entertainment impresario Michael Cohl, American entertainment mogul and lawyer David Sonenberg, UK superstar manager and theatrical producer Tony Smith, and Bell Media President Randy Lennox.

October 19, 2017
by FYI Staff

The plans include a state-of-the-art retractable seating system, the addition of two new venues and the restoration of the original, 124-year-old stained glass windows.

Jeff Craib
October 5, 2017
by David Farrell

TFA’s growth has come from developing talent both inside the company with our staff and outside with the artists represented on our roster.

October 5, 2017
by FYI Staff

The CCMA Awards' reigning Male Artist of the Year has announced a three-month, 44-show Canadian tour beginning in January.

Las Vegas festival shooting
October 2, 2017
by FYI Staff

The deadliest mass shooting in US history took place at a country music festival on Sunday night. Music Canada Live, promoter Live Nation and Sony Nashville quickly responded with official statements.

CFM ED and VP Canada of the AFM, Alan Willaert
September 27, 2017
by David Farrell

Alan Willaert and the Canadian Federation of Musicians (CFM) are on the warpath to change how music showcases have operated for aeons in Canada and abroad.

September 26, 2017
by FYI Staff

Eighty-percent of the artists showcasing at this year’s festival are not members of the American Federation of Musicians union or its Canadian counterpart, organizers say.

Don Simpson, back in Toronto
September 20, 2017
by FYI Staff

Simpson's return home as COO of the nation's largest music entertainment agency signals a strong belief in future growth for TFA, both in the home market and beyond.

September 19, 2017
by FYI Staff

The activist, singer-songwriter, author and documentarian hangs up his banjo and is leaving the spotlight after a half-century entertaining Canadians at festivals and intimate clubs.