Bernie Finkelstein, interviewed by Jake Gold
The Toronto Jewish Book Festival presents producer, record label owner, singer/songwriter and band manager Bernie Finkelstein, who will speak on his new book, True North: A Life Inside the Music Business. Finkelstein founded Canada’s oldest independent record company – True North Records – in 1969. With over 400 releases, 49 Junos, 40 gold and platinum records, he has played a pivotal role in bringing great Canadian music to the rest of the world. He is a member of the Order of Canada and an inductee of The Canadian Music Industry Hall of Fame.
Jake Gold is one of Canada’s most successful artist managers. He was a judge on TV’s Canadian Idol. In addition to Idol participants, he has managed popular Canadian artists like The Tragically Hip and The Watchmen.
Presented by the Koffler Centre of the Arts.
$5 at the door