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Stacked schedule at Sherwood Park’s Festival Place this March

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Sherwood Park, Alta.’s Festival Place will be home to an eclectic mix of folk, blues, country, and traditional artists this March. From local to...

Geneviève Racette – ‘Sans toi’ video

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Earlier this month, Montreal’s Geneviève Racette released Part One, a three-song EP derived from her forthcoming bilingual sophomore album No Water, No Flowers, which...

Farnaz Ohadi’s Persian flamenco will be one of your favourite global music discoveries this...

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Tehran-born and now Vancouver-based artist Farnaz Ohadi is about to showcase her CFMA-nominated debut album Bird Dance for the first time outside of British Columbia. With...

How Winterfolk XVII helped Paul Corby get through another winter weekend

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A rousing carousel of song spun everything from simple roots folk to visceral blues scorchers past an audience of musical tourists this past weekend...

Max Kerman of Arkells talks songcraft with Elizabeth Szekeres

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The best songwriters are invariably really smart, perceptive people with a grand passion for what they believe in. We’ve been keeping an ear out...

Folk Alliance: how Twin Flames’ video and Tanya Tagaq’s keynote re-energized the room

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The cultural media is focusing attention this year on the arrival of what Jeremy Dutcher called the “Indigenous Renaissance” during his acceptance speech at...

Access to Tools-Democratization of the Recording Process

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  Ian Tamblyn has written more than 1,500 songs over his lifetime and released more than 30 albums, earning a Juno nomination and a Canadian...

Geoff Berner announces spring tour dates with Ben Caplan and shares new video!

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Beloved Vancouver singer-songwriter Geoff Berner is heading back on the road across Canada this spring with Ben Caplan, and to coincide with that, he's...

Folk Alliance: 50 years after Lennon’s bed-in for peace … another bed-in for...

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We didn't go to bed til around 3 a.m. Saturday morning after a long night of watching music, so the sudden brightness in the...

Folk Alliance: the business of trad music in Quebec

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The annual Folk Alliance International conference wrapped up in Montreal this weekend - its first time in Canada since 2013 - and Roots Music...

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