Monthly Archives: November 2010

Opinion

2010 Women’s Blues Revue

Toronto Blues Society’s 25th Annual Women’s Blues Revue is this coming Saturday, November 26 at Toronto’s Massey Hall. In anticipation of this wonderful milestone, we’re reprinting this review of last year’s show. This was my first Women’s Blues Revue, a Toronto ...
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Personal Reflections on

2010 CFMA Broadcast

This may have been the most challenging and satisfying thing I’ve ever done as a producer. When CFMA swung the doors open to us by allowing us to broadcast the Canadian Folk Music Awards from Winnipeg “if we could raise ...
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The Road to Winnipeg and CFMA pt.1

We are thrilled to be going to Winnipeg to broadcast the 2010 Canadian Folk Music Awards on Saturday, November 20 – it’s the first time this wonderful event has ever been seen or heard live beyond  theatre walls. Of course ...
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Christine Bougie’s “Aloha Supreme”

Christine Bougie has enjoyed the distinction of performing as a guitarist and lap-steel player in many top Toronto and Canadian bands. She is also in high demand as a session player for the likes of Amy Millan and The Good ...
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Bringing Home The CFMA Nov 20, 2010

Thanks to the enormous, generous support of the Canadian folk music community, Roots Music Canada is thrilled to announce that it will indeed broadcast the Canadian Folk Music Awards from Winnipeg, Manitoba, on November 20, 2010. At this writing, we ...
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Lynn Miles lets the sun shine through

“Put your joy on display”, Lynn Miles sings on her new CD, Fall For Beauty, in a line from the track Time To Let The Sun. The whole record is literally scattered with flashes of sunshine that poke through familiar ...
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The Little Stevies teem with talent

The Horseshoe Tavern Wednesday, October 13th There’s nothing like the blending together of human voices in song and, in the case of sisters Sibylla and Bethany Stephen, the blend goes beyond mere musicality. You might say their ability to combine ...