Bend an ear to Bend the River

by David Newland July 16, 2014 Making Music

  A generation after The Band closed out a road career with The Last Waltz, their legacy has never been stronger. Today’s crop of Canadian roots outfits shows the influence with pride, as a genre-bending, all-for-one, one-for-all group approach finds new ears from coast to coast. Halifax’s Bend the River is a particularly fine example […]

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East Coast roots music scene: May 30

by Michael Trenholm, East Coast Kitchen Party May 28, 2014 Highlights
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I regret my absence, but it has been considerably busy in my life as it darts between the multiple demands of life, home and business. My youngest son, David, just moved to South Korea to teach English. And, my father Dana just passed away in Sackville, New Brunswick. Those are life changing events for many […]

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Ep.22 From Cover to Cover with Michael Wrycraft

by RootsRadio May 25, 2014 Making Music
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 FROM COVER TO COVER: Episode #22  Features:  Three great EXCLUSIVE LIVE TRACKS recorded at HUGH’S ROOM:  • Miranda Mulholland w/ Dean Drouillard does Kate Bush – Army Dreamers  • Ron Sexsmith does Elton John – Sad Songs  • Kim Beggs with Ben Sures does Elton John – Have Mercy On The Criminal Plus: Grier Coppins […]

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Folk Roots / Folk Branches w/ Mike Regenstreif: Blood on the Tracks – Revisited.

by RootsRadio May 20, 2014 Podcast
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Folk Roots/Folk Branches with Mike Regenstreif is a thematic program streamed on demand at Roots Music Canada. Theme: Blood on the Tracks – Revisited. Ben Sidran- Tangled Up in Blue Dylan Different (Bonsai) Judy Collins- Simple Twist of Fate Judy Collins Sings Dylan…Just Like a Woman (Geffen) Dave’s True Story- You’re a Big Girl Now […]

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