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Our top stories of 2022

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It's that time of the year again: time to look back at the most-read Roots Music Canada articles of the year. And if each...

Mike Bern gives thanks for life on ‘Grateful Sun’

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Through good times and bad, hot and cold, dazzling and dim, there is one constant on this giant rock we call earth - the...

4 shows at the Rogue Folk Club to get you out of the post-holiday...

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The Rogue Folk Club is starting the year strong with four fantastic performances lined up in January, so you won't have to wait long...

Ottawa’s Christine Graves goes her own way on ‘Bend The Rules’

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When trying to navigate this crazy life, it’s common to want to bend the rules rather than walk a straight path. Ottawa folk artist...

Ryan Wayne’s new single is a farewell letter to John Prine

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Accomplished Americana/roots-rock singer-songwriter Ryan Wayne, best-known for his time with the award-winning, much-loved Toronto band Warped 45s, has released “Wherever You Land,” the first...

Heather’s holiday love letter to the Roots Music Canada community 2022

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It’s become a tradition here at Roots Music Canada for me to take a moment on Christmas Eve to thank everyone who contributes to...

Hamilton blues artist André Bisson is in a total funk on ‘Missing You’

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Sometimes we just don’t realize what we really have until it’s gone. This well-known truism gives award-winning singer-songwriter André Bisson the foundation for his...

Nunavut artist Looee releases an Inuktitut language Christmas EP

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There aren't a lot of Inuktitut Christmas songs. Working on remedying that, Inuk artist Looee has released a new Christmas EP titled Quamakuluit, which translates...

See the new video for ‘Bring the Children Home’ – the Downie Wenjack fund...

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Over the past couple of years, the horrors of Residential Schools have once again been brought to public attention. But with time, public interest...

Jason Schneider gives Art Bergmann his due with The Longest Suicide

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Art Bergmann is often regarded as a punk rock icon, but his songcraft appeals to fans of many genres. Those fans include at least two...

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