Monthly Archives: August 2010

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Ottawa Folk Festival

We continue our 2010 Folk/Roots Summer Festival season coverage with a trip up the King’s Highway 416  to Ottawa for the Ottawa Folk Festival. Now celebrating its sixteenth anniversary, it has been staged at Britannia Park – located in the ...
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The 65th Fergus Scottish Festival

We continue our series of 2010 Summer Folk/Roots Festivals coverage with a trip to Fergus, Ontario. Located 115 KM northwest of Toronto, (near Guelph, ON), it is safe to say that this is not your typical folk/roots festival, but it ...
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Goderich Celtic Roots Festival

In this installment of our summer folk/roots festival series, we take a peek inside the Goderich Celtic Festival, which ran from August 6th through August 8th. However for many participants, it began on August 2nd, as the festival also features ...
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The Magic of Blue Skies

Blue Skies Folk Festival is an event unlike any festival I’ve experienced on the Canadian scene. While all fests have their magic, there’s a unique feeling about Blue Skies, as if it exists in a world unto itself. As a ...
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2010 Summer Folk/Roots Series:

Raise The Roof , July ...

The third annual Raise The Roof Women’s Music Festival was staged at the lovely Myles Acres site in Kingston, Ontario, and as in the past two events, was exclusive to women over the age of 19. So, gentlemen and others who ...