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Derek Andrews talks to Elaine Bomberry about Rez Blues and ...

Elaine Bomberry deserves to be much more widely known among Canadian roots music fans, and we here at Roots Music Canada will do everything we can to shout from the rooftops about how great she is. On April 3, 1993, ...
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Peter Graham gives a track-by-track breakdown of his new album

Peter Graham, singer-songwriter from Millbrook, ON, is pleased to announce the release of his first full-length album, Despite Where We’ve Been, following up his 2017 EP, Nowhere In Tacoma. The album is available for streaming and purchase on all music ...
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Every song’s a story

About seven (almost eight) years ago, I put on a quick one-day workshop on songwriting. It was called ‘Writing YOUR Songs,’ and I held it at the charming Glen Williams Town Hall in Glen Williams, ON. That’s the historic little ...
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Ian Foster and Nancy Hynes announce holiday virtual concert tour

In late 2019, Ian Foster and Nancy Hynes took their album A Week in December on tour, starting in Ontario and moving through the Maritimes before completing eight engagements back in their home province of Newfoundland. This year, the duo ...
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How Harpin’ Norm Lucien started playing protest songs… and other ...

Harpin’ Norm Lucien wrote easygoing love songs until he joined a rally to save a historic building, where he wrote his first protest song on the spot. The protesters wanted to save a post office, an example of Edwardian architecture ...
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How Terra Spencer balances funeral directing with the thrill of ...

“It’s been a balancing act. There have certainly been times where I’ve been on the festival grounds somewhere, roaming around trying to find a wifi signal so I could send an obituary to the newspaper before the [publication] deadline!” For ...
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