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Festival Mémoire et Racines celebrates 25 years at this weekend’s ...

This weekend, the 25th anniversary Festival Mémoire et Racines will take flight in Joliette, QC a mere 50-minute drive from downtown Montréal. This is, bar none, my favourite Canadian folk festival. It’s worth your attention and definitely worth the drive ...
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Home County Music and Arts Festival – Day 1 (Friday)

I was fortunate enough to make it to the opening night of the 46th Home County Music & Arts Festival. The three-day annual event takes place in Victoria Park, a beautiful green space in the heart of downtown London, ON. ...
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Sultans of String are crowdfunding this very important project

If you’ve been at all perturbed by the demonization of immigrants, migrants and refugees that has been going on recently in many western nations, you’re not alone. Chris McKhool and the Sultans of String believe in using their art to ...
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Four hot acts to catch this weekend at the Rollo ...

The Rollo Bay Fiddle Festival is upon us! From July 19 to– 21,, music lovers can flock to the beautiful rural region of Rollo Bay, just minutes outside the coastal town of Souris in eastern Prince Edward Island. To give ...
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Ottawa Bluesfest – July 9: Bluesfest returns to it’s ...

Bluesfest “Don’t like Mondays,” so after taking that day off, Bluesfest was back Tuesday night. Lennon Stella, who some will know from the show Nashville – as the older of the darling daughters of the show’s star, Rayna James – ...
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7 Acts I Can’t Wait to Check Out at the ...

This was supposed to be five acts, but even getting it down to seven was difficult. However, since I started with 18, I feel pretty good about seven. First of all, kudos to artistic director Debbi Lynn Salmonsen for bringing ...
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