Monthly Archives: January 2012

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Frigid fundraiser for Stewart Park Festival

Stewart Park Festival, in Perth, Ontario, was the 2012 recipient of the Perth Legion’s 18th Annual Polar Bear Plunge. Every year, the Polar Bear Plunge sees Plungers gathering pledges and on January 1st, plunging into the frigid water through a ...
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Hugh’s Room Radio: listen to the music you love

After ten years on the scene, Hugh’s Room is generally acknowledged to be the best listening room in Toronto when it comes to folk and roots music. It’s no stretch to say it’s one of the best clubs in Canada, ...
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LIVE: Lutes & MacDonald’s cool Canadian sound

Goodness gracious this is rich! For anyone who may occasionally fall into the trap of thinking Canadian talent plays second fiddle to anybody, Rob Lutes & Rob MacDonald’s LIVE will have your flag flapping in its proper place. Both players ...
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Honouring Gene MacLellan

Music PEI Week, a celebration of the great music coming from our tiniest province, kicks off next Saturday, January 14 with a much-anticipated concert, Just Biding My Time: A Tribute to Gene MacLellan. The event, which is being recorded for ...
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Best Songs of 2011 – Team Roots Music Canada

Our final wrap up of 2011’s very best songs comes from all of us here at Roots Music Canada. Many thanks to all of our volunteers, for being our writers, photographers, videographers, social media hosts and production assistants — sometimes ...