Monthly Archives: April 2021

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Jazzy-folk singer-songwriters Cameron and Crawford release ‘Dark Road’

Canadian jazz-folk singer-songwriter duo Cameron and Crawford whisk listeners down a “Dark Road” with their new single. “It started out so innocent,” co-front Trish Cameron said, winking. “‘Dark Road’ began as just a little Latin/flamenco-influenced number in A minor, then ...
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Alec Fraser Jr. (Jeff Healey, Bo Diddley) has released a ...

  Multi-award-winning producer/musician Alec Fraser Jr. has, at long last, released his first solo recording, On The Wings of the Wind. As a bassist, he has toured internationally and worked with many world-class artists like Jeff Healey and Bo Diddley. ...
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Here are your 2021 Canadian Folk Music Award Winners from ...

The Canadian Folk Music Awards wrapped up their annual awards extravaganza Sunday night with another polished virtual event that gave us as much of the goodness of the live show as you can fit on a screen without any of ...
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2021 Canadian Folk Music Awards nightly showcases present the future ...

  What, is it time for the 16th annual Canadian Folk Music Awards already? This mostly volunteer organization has been celebrating Canada’s rich community and niche song cultures in the late fall for years, giving a sense of closure and consensus to ...
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Here are your 2021 Canadian Folk Music Award winners so ...

  The Canadian Folk Music Awards presented the first half of their 2021 awards Saturday night in a socially distanced virtual ceremony that was considerably more spectacular than last year’s already tasteful event. The hastily-prepared virtual 2020 ceremony dispensed with ...
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Booking agent Bob Jensen has returned to music… his own… ...

For about 30 years, Bob Jensen has built a successful career for himself as a booking agent through his PEI-based company, Jensen Music International. While his focus has been on folk and blues artists, he’s had the pleasure of representing ...
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Rising Alberta Americana star Kyle McKearney shares new single ‘Annie’

  Born and raised in small-town northern British Columbia, Kyle McKearney grew up immersed in country and bluegrass music and is now poised to carve out a place for himself in that world with his own distinctive brand of Americana. ...
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Robert Connely Farr confronts his mortality on his new single…and ...

  Robert Connely Farr’s new single, “Ain’t Enough,” has a not-so-subtle message that we’re all receiving these days.  Robert, Vancouver’s resident preacher of southern blues-country-grunge delivers a simple sermon: we all need more of our friends, more of our family, ...
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Holy harmonies! Toronto folk band Samways releases a taste of ...

  Toronto-based folk quartet Samways acknowledge the work of a late, great Canadian poet in their new single, “Untrodden Ways.” Landing ahead of their forthcoming debut album, the song is backed by a steady bass groove and the sounds of ...
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Rosier changed more than their name when they ditched ‘Les ...

  “Our parents are still active and still making albums which is really encouraging,” Béatrix Méthé said. “Because basically we are doing what we know and what we’ve seen and watched happen around us our whole lives. It’s a tradition ...