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Arts Wells 2019 – off stage

It’s been called “the Bestival.” I’ve heard it said that one visit to ArtsWells Festival of All Things Art can lead to a lifelong habit. I may be biased; I have long ties to the festival. For many years I ...
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SuperFolk happens tomorrow and Sunday in Morin Heights, QC

SuperFolk Morin-Heights was created by Ian Kelly in 2017 to celebrate Morin-Heights’ community spirit and musical heritage. The festival site is located at the foot of a mountain, next to the site of the  legendary Commons Hotel, which entertained locals ...
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Flohil recaps Day 4 of the Edmonton Folk Music Festival

Spare a thought for Terry Wickham, the AD of the Edmonton Folk Music Festival, and his staff. A little over two weeks before the festival, his Sunday night headliner — the estimable John Prine — dropped out to get heart ...
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Flohil recaps Day 3 of the Edmonton Folk Music Festival

If you’ve been following our festival coverage here at Roots Music Canada, you might be thinking to yourself, “Wait.  Did Flohil review day one and two of the Edmonton Folk Fest and then disappear?  Is Flo ok?  Should we send ...
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Salmon Arm Roots & Blues Fest – Day 3 (Sunday)

Sunday morning I headed to the gospel show being held at the Shuswap Theatre, three blocks from the festival venue. Two bands were slotted for the gospel show: Tracy Lynn & the Savage Hearts and The Unfaithful Servants. While seemingly ...
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Salmon Arm Roots and Blues Fest: How Tracy Lynn ...

I stopped by the merch tent to hear Tracy Lynn and the Savage Hearts on the pop up stage.  Having arrived a few minutes early, I struck up a conversation with Tracy Lynn and made arrangements to meet after the ...
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