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É.T.É. – Le Boire Des Minuits

I recently revisited this CD, one of the loveliest things I received in the last year. Le Boire Des Minuits (the midnight drink) is definitely worth repeated listening. É.T.É. is a trio of young people from Québec: Élisabeth Moquin (fiddle, ...
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Sarah Jane Scouten – “Crossing the Bar”

Three-time Canadian Folk Music Award nominee, Sarah Jane Scouten makes music that mixes vintage folk and country with modern sounds and subjects. Her upcoming fourth album, Confessions, recorded in Toronto with veteran producer Andre Wahl, out Nov. 22 on Light Organ ...
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Musician and minister Lynn Harrison probes life’s deep questions on ...

A gifted artist known for thoughtful, heartfelt songs of uncommon beauty, power, and insight, Toronto singer-songwriter Lynn Harrison is an inspiring presence on Canadian stages. Her new album Something More (produced by Noah Zacharin in association with Douglas September), continues ...
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Here are your 2020 Canadian Folk Music Award nominees

The board of the Canadian Folk Music Awards has just announced the nominees for the 2020 awards, which will be handed out in Charlottetown, PEI April 3 and 4.  Congratulations to all of this year’s nominees! Traditional Album of the ...
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Joshua Hyslop on his forthcoming album and why he loves ...

I attended the second annual Troubadour Festival in Barrie, ON last month and I was fortunate enough to be able to sit down and chat with Vancouver-based singer-songwriter Joshua Hyslop before his Friday night set.  Joshua is busier than ever these days. ...
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Red Moon Road’s new single: Wow. Sheena’s voice!

Born in a storm on a wild Canadian lake, Red Moon Road has, you might say, taken the roots world by storm.  The Winnipeg trio, made up of Sheena Rattai, Daniel Jordan and Daniel Péloquin-Hopfner, has performed more than 1,000 ...
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