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How moving to northern Ontario inspired Hannah Shira Naiman’s new ...

It was a dark time for many of us. One by one, concerts and dances were canceled as COVID-19 spread. Hannah Shira Naiman recalls feeling hopeful that the spread of the virus would remain contained in countries and communities far ...
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Celebrating 20 years of Le Vent du Nord

It’s been a pretty momentous year for Le Vent Du Nord. The 20th anniversary of the band’s founding has been marked not only by a rousing return to touring the world following the two years of Covid-19 lockdowns, but also ...
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Oxlip – I Said You Must Be Leaving

Here at Roots Music Canada, we’ve been following the career of Oxlip ever since we made our come-back in 2018. We discovered her debut album under the Oxlip moniker in the Moose’s virtual mailbox, and we were hooked. So we ...
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Check out Mimi O’Bonsawin’s new songs. They’re pretty great!

Here at Roots Music Canada, we’ve been really digging the songs we’ve been hearing from  Mimi O’Bonsawin lately. First there was her powerful song, “Here’s to the Women,” with it’s joyful, uplifting chorus. Now she takes us on a beautiful ...
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Cannot be Unheard is Ollee Owens’ debut album but she’s ...

An excellent showcase for Calgary-based Ollee Owens‘ soulful, bluesy voice, her upcoming debut album Cannot Be Unheard lives up to its title. Leading a cast of expert musicians, Ollee creates a sound that encompasses soul, R&B, gospel and blues to establish herself as ...
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Jackie K’s heartwarming single, ‘Night At The Opry,’ is inspired ...

From the scenic banks of Battleford, SK comes alt-folk singer-songwriter Jackie K and her song about loss and the light that continues to exist in the absence of our loved ones. The heartwarming single is called “Night At The Opry.” ...
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