Sunday, June 24, 2018

Canadian Music Week 2018: the best of the fest so far

Reviews from the festival so far, including standouts like Cupcakke, Nate Husser, Lydia Lunch, Jaunt, Yonatan Gat and more

2018 Burnaby blues fest lineup unveiled

The Burnaby Blues + Roots Festival has revealed the remaining artists booked for this year’s event.

iHeartRadio Announced as Official Radio Partner of the Boots and Hearts Music Festival

Boots and Hearts Radio launches today on the iHeartRadio app ... iHeartRadio to broadcast live on location at the Boots and Hearts Music festival, August 9-12, at Burl's Creek Event Grounds in Oro Medonte, Ont

‘Continue to persist’: Musicians get political at early Junos ceremony

Michael Bublé, A Tribe Called Red and Diana Krall were among early Juno winners at a private industry ceremony Saturday evening in Vancouver that included talk of gender parity, gun control and Indigenous issues.

The 2018 JUNO Gala Dinner & Awards in Vancouver honours past, present and future

Gord Downie received multiple posthumous honours and standing ovation - First time nominees took home more than half the evening's 36 awards - Special awards given to industry veterans Denise Donlon (Walt Grealis Special Achievement Award) and Gary Slaight (Humanitarian Award); rockstars Arcade Fire received International Achievement Award

Flaming Lips, Blue Rodeo to headline Riverfest Elora 2018

Riverfest Elora 2018 has announced the lineup for the three-day festival in August and it will feature The Flaming Lips, Blue Rodeo and Carly Rae Jepsen. This year’s festival begins Aug. 17 at Bissell Park in Elora and also includes July Talk, Dear Rouge, Bedouin Soundclash, Born Ruffians and Wolf Parade.

French Montana and DVBBS headlining iHeartRadio FanFest in Toronto

There’s nothing like an affordable music festival to ring in the sounds of spring. The 2018 iHeartRadio FanFest has been announced, and it’s hitting Rebel on May 11.

2018 Federal Budget: FAME Disappointed to See Festivals and Events Ignored

Following the presentation of the federal budget for 2018-2019, Festivals and Major Events Canada (FAME) is disappointed that the federal government did not see fit to support the development and growth of the event industry at this time.

Canadian music festivals pledging gender equality in lineups by 2022

Four Canadian music events are joining an international pledge to fight inequality in the industry by vowing to have gender parity across their lineups by 2022.


Midland, LOCASH, James Barker Band, The Washboard Union, Lindsay Ell & more will join headliners Florida Georgia Line, Alan Jackson and Thomas Rhett