Media Relations ~ Canada ~ Music Publicity ~ International

For over 20 years, Canadian PR expert Diane Foy has helped hundreds of artists secure international media coverage through strategic music publicity.

The talent that she has worked with includes Jane’s Addiction’s Perry Farrell, rock singer Sass JordanGordie Johnson-led blues-rock band Big Sugar, legendary punk pioneers DOA and one of South Africa’s best-selling music acts of all time, The Parlotones.

Diane Foy with Joe Keithley. music publicity Canada

“D.O.A. has worked with Diane Foy for over a decade and she has consistently delivered features and cover stories in both the mainstream and alternative media.

She has been intuitive at sorting out the best approach for individual promo campaigns, outstanding work!”

– Joe Keithley, D.O.A., Canada’s Godfather of Punk

Music Publicity Services

Album/Single/Video Release Publicity

Canadian Tour or Festival Media Relations

International Music Blogs, Playlists & Podcasts

***All publicity options require an authentic personal brand with a story or expertise to share and an active social media following. Without it click on Coaching.

Media Placements

Canadian Media Outlets + Entertainment Tonight, Variety, Hollywood Reporter, Canadian Musician
Perry Farrell Diane Foy

“Whenever we have been to Canada, Diane has stepped up, gotten us great press, and brought good people into our circle.”

~ Perry Farrell, Jane’s Addiction

Sass Jordan Diane Foy

“Diane Foy is one of a handful of publicists that are actually down to earth and treats people like human beings instead of automatons.  She gets the job done with minimum stress and maximum efficiency. I so appreciate her!”

~ Sass Jordan, Canada’s Queen of Rock

mink band

“When MINK visited Canada Diane set up so many TV/Print interviews, gigs and radio station visits. We stayed busy the entire time! She’s a true professional, great to work with, and extremely positive.”

– Neal Carlson, MINK

Past Clients & Talent

music publicity canada clients

1st Row: Kelly Fraser, Jane’s Addiction’s Perry FarrellD.O.A.’s Joe KeithleySass JordanFernando Saunders, Phil Solem (The Rembrandts), Marsha Ambrosius, Brian Byrne, Sean “Diddy” Combs Grammy Awards After Party at the Playboy Mansion. 2nd Row: Dearly Beloved, Gordie Johnson’s Big Sugar, The Parlotones, Kat Lucas (Pink), Honey Jam.

Artists worked with for music publicity have been from Canada, Australia, United Kingdom, Portugal, Mexico, South Africa, Israel, Nigeria, India, Denmark, Trinidad and Tobago, Jamaica and the United States.

COUNTRY/FOLK/ROOTS: Before the Flood, Beyond The Mountain, Brian Byrne, DeAnna, Driveway, Emily Weedon & Delta, Heather Ballentine, Lee Mellor, Linda M., Lindsay Broughton, Meredith Shaw, Shane Chisholm, Suitcase Sam, Tamara Maddalen, The Maladies of Adam Stokes, Willie Ames

SINGER/SONGWRITER: Brandon Jones, Celia Palli, Chloë Rabideau, Bryce Jardine, Dan Kosub, Dan Politano, David Martel, Debbie Fortnum, Emily Schultz, Eugene Ripper, Fernando Saunders (Lou Reed, Marianne Faithful), Future Native, Georgia Germein & the Germein Sisters, Heather Hill, Jenna Bennett, Les Stroud, Lily Frost, Lindsay Misiner, Melissa Rebronja, Milla Sanchez, North Easton, Paul James Berry, Peasant Moon, Peter Katz, Phil Solem (The Rembrandts), Rebecca Nazz, Reno McCarthy, Ryan Luchuck, Sean Ashby, Sonia Funk, Tim Arnold, Xenia Dunford

ROCK: Abandoned Souls, Aceface, Acres of Lions, Amy Heffernan, Betty Moon, Big Sugar, Blue Skies At War, Bobnoxious, Buck Brothers, Chris Koster, Cinzia, Crash Kelly, D.O.A., Dearly Beloved, Decade of Sleep, Elephant 12, Go For The Eyes, Gordie Johnson, Grady, Hyena Dog Robbery, Joe Keithley, Kat Lucas, KingDoom, Mink, Needle and The Pain Reaction, Neil Leyton, Perry Farrell (Jane’s Addiction), Red Light Rippers, Return for Refund, Sabrina Korva, Sass Jordan, Sowatt, Stand, Tacoma Redd, The Blackchords, The Flairs, The Jamestown Union, The Jefferson, The Joys, The Morning Stars, The Parlotones, The Pointed Sticks, The Salads, Turn Off The Stars, 22-Pistepirkko, We Are The Corner

POP/DANCE/ELECTRONIC: Audio Playground, Avita, Alexandra Hawse, BMBSHL, Capri, Eli T, Emily Rockarts, Federal Lights, 5th Projekt, Frixion, Imaginary Cities, Jasmine Richards, Karina Es, Kelly Fraser, Laure Shang, Mandy Kane, NJ Taylor, Satellite Party (Perry Farrell), Stephanie Braganza,

R&B/FUNK/HIP-HOP/SOUL/JAZZ: Abstract Artform, Amanda Davids, Cee Knowledge (Doodlebug of Digable Planets’), Davy Sage, Denver Haylee, Divine Lightbody, ESMA, Five Alarm Funk, Flo, Jasmine Kiara, Jazzy Monika, Jet Lyse, Karis, Kelsey Vaz, Living Proof, MC Shadow, Preyé, Raelene Bailey, Sabrina Soares, Shameem, Tara Priya, Tasha Angela, The Lionyls, The New Groovement, Tika Simone, Troiano, Will, Wolfgang Gray

NEW AGE/JAZZ FUSION/WORLD:  Hennie Bekker; TRADITIONAL JAZZ VOCAL: Stephen Farrell, Tyra Jutai; ROCK OPERA: Patrizia

EVENTS: Honey Jam , Skylar Entertainment’s 1st to 4th Filmmaker Music Series during TIFF, Sean “Diddy” Combs Grammy Awards After Party at the Playboy Mansion, IMSTA Festa, The Parlotones 3D/2D Live Rock Theatre Event, Guitar Workshop Plus, and various CD Release Parties, Tours, and Showcases.