Monthly Archives: February 2011


Good Lovelies launch

The Woodshed Sessions on RMC

Roots Music Canada (RMC) is thrilled to announce that the Good Lovelies, reigning Juno Award winners in the Roots Music category, will be the first guests on our groundbreaking new video-webcast series, The Woodshed Sessions, beginning Wednesday, February 9, 2011 at noon EST. The Good ...

Highlights Jan 31-Feb 6

Here's what was going on in our neck of the woods this week.

Carolina Chocolate Drops in conversation

As we continue to recognize Black History Month, we’re proud to share this Roots Music Canada kitchen interview with the Carolina Chocolate Drops. This ground-breaking string and jug band’s latest album, Genuine Negro Jig, has been nominated for a Grammy ...

Usage Based Billing: What Kind of Internet Do You Want?

There has been a lot of talk recently about usage based billing for Internet services in Canada. You’re probably with a major Internet Service Provider (ISP) now, but the opportunity to switch to an indie ISP and get more Internet ...

Jackie Washington at 88

Roots Music Canada is proud to celebrate the achievements and contributions of Black Canadian musicians during Black History Month. No one is more deserving of recognition than the late, legendary Jackie Washington. Jackie was a pioneering musician, performer, radio host ...

2011 Juno Nominees Announced

The 40th annual Juno Award nominations were announced this morning and we’re proud of all the Canadian artists who’ve been recognized. Around these parts we like to think of ourselves as tastemakers, so we’ve listed the roots, traditional, and blues ...