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Family band the Janzen Boys is ready for festival prime time

There are few things more uplifting in life than seeing a dad and his teenage sons making music together and looking like they're having...

And the nominees for the Canadian Folk Music Awards are ….

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The 14th annual Canadian Folk Music Awards take place Nov. 30 and Dec. 1 at the Gateway in Calgary.  The board of directors announced...

Vishtèn’s new album, Horizons, pushes the Acadian music envelope yet again!

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Award-winning powerhouse Acadian roots trio Vishtèn celebrates 15 years together with the release of its sixth album, Horizons, which came out on Friday. It’s...

Venus Talks: an interview with Isabel Fryszberg (Part 2)

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Yesterday on Roots Music Canada, we debuted Venus Talks, a new feature by award-winning artist Lenka Lichtenberg, which will feature in-depth interviews with female...

Venus Talks: an interview with Isabel Fryszberg (Part 1)

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Welcome to Venus Talks, a new feature here on Roots Music Canada by award-winning artist Lenka Lichtenberg, which will feature in-depth interviews with female...

Emilyn Stam and Filippo Gambetta – Sept. 12 at Hugh’s Room Live, Toronto

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The highly accomplished pianist and fiddler Emilyn Stam has done it yet again, but this time, in partnership with Filippo Gambetta, the exceptionally talented...

Doris Folkens, Bellegarde, Red Dirt Skinners, and more!

After a summer of non-stop festival madness, the Moose finally had time to start going through the Roots Music Canada mailbag.  Boy did he...

John Wort Hannam talks change and depression with Josh Forbes

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Juno nominated Alberta singer-songwriter John Wort Hannam released his brand new album on Sept. 7.  Josh Forbes spoke to him for Roots Music Canada. Josh:...

How do you describe the Kubasonics? How ’bout with this recipe?

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Newfoundland’s Ukrainian treasures The Kubasonics are gearing up for their tour finale this Saturday at the Rockhouse in St. John’s. If you’ve ever been to...

Songs from the Heart award-winners Tragedy Ann release debut next week

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With an electric chemistry and quick-witted sense of humour, Guelph-based award-winning duo Tragedy Ann (Braden Phelan and Liv Cazzola) have woven their colours and...

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