The artist's life

Stop making sense: style over content or content over style ...

  Ian Tamblyn has written more than 1,500 songs over his lifetime and released more than 30 albums, earning a Juno nomination and a Canadian Folk Music Award in the process.  So we were thrilled here at Roots Music Canada ...
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On going to concerts alone

  You’re at a concert with a group of friends and having an awesome time when suddenly out of the corner of your eye you spot it. It stands out in a crowd. It can make you feel somewhat curious ...
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Hamilton-based guitarist, singer-songwriter and producer Chris Chambers releases new video ...

  Hamilton-based guitarist, singer-songwriter and producer Chris Chambers is one of the hardest working young musicians on the scene today, and he has been performing and recording for 20 years.  As a solo artist, Chris has released two independent records ...
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What makes a memorable show? Mike from the Arrogant ...

What makes a perfect show? When you’ve been on the road for a while, they can run together a bit. Artistically, there are times you play particularly well and times you’re not at your best. Sometimes, despite your best efforts, ...
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Emily Jean Flack – ‘Throwing Shapes’ video

  Back in October here at Roots Music Canada we premiered the debut single from Emily Jean Flack’s debut EP, Throwing Shapes. Well now, we’re proud to premiere the video for a new song from the same EP – the ...
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Tim Isberg to debut 25 Years After: Songs and Stories ...

  It’s been a busy year for singer, songwriter and soldier, Tim Isberg. In February, he released his latest album, Running on the Edge, and now, two months later, he is premiering a new show at Festival Place in Sherwood ...
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