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How Steve Dawson is keeping his Henhouse Studio hopping during ...

Juno-winning Nashville-based Canadian musician and producer Steve Dawson is teaming up with musicians Gary Craig and Jeremy Holmes and helping artists create music through a socially-distanced service called the Henhouse Express – a remote version of Steve’s Henhouse Studio. For ...
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Singer-songwriter Shane Cloutier is ‘Catching Up’ with his new single

Canadian folk rock singer-songwriter Shane Cloutier sets down the weight of emotional baggage with his new single, “Catching Up.” “This song is one that many, if not all, people can relate to,” the Collingwood-based artist said. “The human element of ...
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Things we’re loving: Sina Bathaie’s latest releases

Toronto-based composer and santur player Sina Bathaie began his unique musical journey at the age of seven, studying santur with his father, Master Javad Bathaie, and learning Persian classical repertoire on the oud. He would go on to study composition ...
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Irish Mythen talks about the struggle to get her Juno-nominated ...

The album Little Bones has been a game-changer for Prince Edward Island singer-songwriter Irish Mythen. The 2019 release earned seven 2020 Music PEI Award nominations – winning two – a 2020 Canadian Folk Music Award for Solo Artist of the Year and ...
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Estelle Klein Award-winner Tannis Slimmon is a source of joy ...

This year is in need of some light and positivity, and this year’s Estelle Klein Award winner is known for just that. The 2020 winner of the award, a lifetime achievement award of sorts presented by Folk Music Ontario, is ...
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Listen to your 2020 Folk Music Ontario award winners

Folk Music Ontario has announced the winners of its annual awards, which would typically be presented at its annual conference around now – were it not for the COVID-19 pandemic and the cancellation of all such large gatherings. Listen to ...
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