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17 wows in a sea of sound at Folk Alliance ...

For four days and four nights, Folk Alliance International stormed the Fairmont Queen Elizabeth Hotel in Montreal, QC, and I was there. You couldn’t help but to experience all the feels: the highs and the lows, ultimately ensconced in a ...
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Logan McKillop premieres a new single and announces the release ...

Manitoba based folk/roots singer-songwriter Logan McKillop recently announced the independent release of his second full-length album Anchorless, coming March 29, and premiered the album’s third single, “The Learning Curve.” Logan will be launching a tour of western Canada in support ...
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Leonard Poole’s Folk Alliance conference photo album – and Paul ...

It’s been one month since the Folk Alliance International conference wrapped up in Montreal – the first time the conference had been held in Canada since 2013.  Roots Music Canada was there in force and so were many other people ...
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Jane Eamon conteplates the “f-word”: folk

People often ask me what I do. When I say I’m a singer-songwriter-musician, they always ask, “What kind of music?”I have to admit I say everything but folk. Blues, gospel, country, pop – everything but folk. But in truth, I ...
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The Canadian Folk Music Awards will be in April from ...

The Canadian Folk Music Awards have announced that the 2019 edition of the CFMA will take place the weekend of April 3-4, 2020, in Charlottetown, PEI. Responding to feedback from the previous awards weekends, the CFMA decided to move the ...
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Mark Perry – ‘Cold Road’

When Smithers, BC-based singer-songwriter Mark Perry heard about the fatal Humboldt Broncos bus crash in Saskatchewan last April, he felt numb. The former up-and-coming hockey player and rural hockey coach went to his shed to deal. He wrote a song ...
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