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We picked 5 artists for you to catch at this ...

The 2022 Hillside Summer Festival’s line-up is packed full of local and international talent. This is a lineup you don’t want to miss, composed of ground-breaking artists whose work crosses forms and genres, and quite often defies classification. The Hillside ...
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Dany Horovitz wants to know if you’re ‘Free Tonight’ on ...

Canadian folk singer-songwriter Dany Horovitz soothes the soul with a touching tale of true romance on his delightfully charming new single, “Free Tonight.” The latest single from the Toronto-based artist’s debut album, Free Times, which came out April 8, the ...
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Alanna Matty gives a track-by-track breakdown of her new album, ...

Toronto-based producer, songwriter and rising Twitch music star Alanna Matty recently released her achingly beautiful alt-folk album Thoughts // Feelings earlier this spring.  Spotlighting Alanna’s vulnerable lyrics and ethereal vocals, Thoughts // Feelings combines spacious dreampop textures with the warmth ...
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Ken Whiteley’s new album celebrates timeless folk songs

When people look down at folk music and disparage it in any way, they always seem to bring up songs like “Kumbaya, “Michael Rowed The Boat Ashore” or any songs from the so-called folk music boom of the late 50s ...
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Harrison Kennedy – Thanks for Tomorrow

Thanks for Tomorrow is an outstanding album. Arguably, it is Harrison Kennedy’s greatest in a long line of wonderful projects. T.F.T. has a little bit of everything from country blues to R&B and is supported by Jesse O’Brien, Colin Linden, ...
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How bluesman Harrison Kennedy got inspired by the Canterbury Tales

For over 600 years, Geoffrey Chaucer’s The Canterbury Tales has been regarded as a literary masterpiece from the pen of the most important English writer before the arrival of William Shakespeare. The book is a collection of stories told by ...
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