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A Message From Gordy

  Gordy the Moose here. At Roots Music Canada, we recognize that we’ve been fairly quiet of late, and that’s not easy for a moose. It won’t remain this way much longer. We’re busy putting together a great new editing ...
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Digital Dollars seminar: Let’s Get Video

The Toronto Blues Society’s excellent Digital Dollars’ series continues at Toronto’s Lula Lounge, Saturday, April 21, from 1-4 PM ET. We encourage anyone in the area to drop by, as these seminars are a FREE resource available to all. For ...
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Roots music poetry: winners announced!

After some debate (much of which seemed to focus on the semantics of our theme, Canadian roots music) and arduous blind judging, we here at Roots Music Canada are very happy to announce the winners of our Leonard Cohen poetry ...
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Calling all poets: Leonard Cohen poetry contest!

Leonard Cohen‘s latest album, Old Ideas, was released today. At the age of 77, nearly 45 years since the release of his first album, the mysterious Montreal native proves he’s still got it. We’re very excited to offer you a ...
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Honouring Gene MacLellan

Music PEI Week, a celebration of the great music coming from our tiniest province, kicks off next Saturday, January 14 with a much-anticipated concert, Just Biding My Time: A Tribute to Gene MacLellan. The event, which is being recorded for ...
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Giving the gift of Canadian music

Got a music lover on your list? Looking to pare down on holiday excess and give the gift of experience? With the holidays fast approaching, some Canadian presenters are having pre-Christmas ticket sales: Tomorrow — Friday, Dec 16th — the ...
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Folk film seeks funds

This item crossed our desks and we thought it worth passing along to the community. If you attended Folk Alliance Memphis in 2010 or 2011, you may remember a documentary film crew of three shooting throughout the conference. Well, that ...