Monthly Archives: October 2012

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Glen Hornblast: Once In A Blue Moon

With a name as obstreperous as Glen Hornblast’s, you could be forgiven for expecting to hear a scallywag songster, full of roar and bombast. Longtime fans of traditional open stage circuits, however, know Glen as a compassionate and insightful songwriter, ...
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Joshua Cockerill’s ‘Animal Parts’

The Dakota Tavern, Toronto Thursday, August 23rd If you can get past the fact that fact that the this perky, 24-year old Calgary native and his band could double for Richie Cunningham & His Happy Daze, you’ll gain admission to ...
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A tribute to Arthur McGregor

As reported on this site, Ottawa’s Arthur McGregor – musician, entrepreneur and community leader – was this year’s recipient of the Ontario Council of Folk Festivals‘ Estelle Klein Award for his contributions to the folk music community. Once again this ...
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Christa Couture finds light in the darkness

Some albums come in through the mail slot with the smell of greatness oozing right through the wrapper. Christa Couture’s The Living Record is one of those. Even if you didn’t know she was a 2008 Canadian Aboriginal Music Award ...