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Roots Radio Thursday – Feb 14

Rob Lutes

This week on Roots Radio Thursday on RTDS: Andy Frank welcomes Montreal’s Rob Lutes for an hour of CD-spin ‘n chat. His new release The Bravest Birds is getting outstanding reviews, and is already a Roots Radio favourite. In hour-one, Sue Peters drops by to talk about Winterfolk and Folk Alliance International, specifically music open to the public. Plus you’ll hear new music from Tannis Slimmon, The 24th Street Wailers, The Good Lovelies, Corin Raymond, Rik Barron, The Claytones and more. Thursday at 9:00 am, 3:00 pm and 8:00 pm on rtds.ca.

This week on The Open Chord host Bill Garrett focuses on new music from Canada’s Atlantic provinces.

James Hill and Anne Janelle

Among this very talented group are songwriters Dave Gunning, Rose Cousins and James Hill along with the bluegrass sounds of The Spinney BrothersAlso featured on the Valentine’s edition of the show is world music from Jayme Stone and Mansa Sissoko and for you budding songwriters – listen up for two of the masters… Shari Ulrich and Ron Hynes. That’s The Open Chord with Bill Garrett – Thursday at 11:00 am, 5:00 pm and 10:00 pm on rtds.ca.

How to listen: Go to rtds.ca and find the Listen to RTDS box (top left). Select the stream quality you wish to use (192 kb or 128 kb). A player will pop up. If you wish to listen to archives of these shows, you can find them in the same Listen to RTDS box under On Demand . Select Roots Music Thursdays, and the shows are listed there.

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