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Why not host a concert in your home?

  “What’s a house concert?” “The singer performs in your house?” “Do you have to pay them?” These are just a few of the questions friends asked my wife and me when we told them we were planning to host ...
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David Newland is releasing his new Northwest Passage-themed album Friday

  David Newland is a Canadian adventurer, writer and miner of song – and also the co-founder of this here web site – so we’re always excited when he puts out a new project. And that’s exactly what he’s doing ...
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Corby recaps the Toronto Blues Society’s Digital Boot Camp for ...

  On a good day, the Toronto Blues Society does more than sit around haggling over the value of old Lonnie Johnson 78s. On a very good day in early April, they hosted an informative Digital Boot Camp for musicians ...
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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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