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Album review: Lori Yates – Matador

Lori Yates has been around the Americana scene since well before we started calling it Americana – as a member of 80s country rockers...

Brian MacMillan & Dala’s Sheila Carabine finally get Kennedy Road off the ground after...

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It's a story we've heard before. A band puts together a new album and has big plans to tour in support of it, only...

The Lucky Ones share ‘Fool’s Gold’ ahead of new EP A Nickel For The...

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On a hot Tuesday in August 2023, Yukon-based bluegrass band The Lucky Ones set up at Ganaraska Recording Co., the studio east of Toronto...

Dead Root Revival previews The Controller’s Exam with new single, ‘Maybe Baby’

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It’s easy to describe Dead Root Revival’s sound as old school—guitar-focused rock and roll played with a southern flair—but with songs derived from front...

Album review: Joe Jencks – The Coming of the Years

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In 2018, Elizabeth Szekeres wrote a very interesting article for Roots Music Canada about a recent release by Chicagoan Joe Jencks that featured the...

Here are the Home Routes schedules for March-May 2024

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Home Routes has just wrapped up the first half of its first season back after COVID-19 shut down the touring circuit for more than...

Artists: apply now to showcase at the 2024 Folk Music Ontario conference

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Folk Music Ontario is Canada’s largest annual conference devoted to the folk, roots, and traditional music community. The conference offers training, showcasing, and networking...

Album review: The Western Swing Authority – 12 to 6 Central

Gordy the moose reviews some of his favourite new submissions to the Roots Music Canada virtual mailbox. It feels a little strange to hear the Western...

Here are your 2024 Maple Blues Award winners

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New Brunswick bluesman Matt Andersen was the big winner last night at the 27th annual Maple Blues Awards, held at The Phoenix Concert Theatre...

Check out Adrian Sutherland’s new video for ‘Precious’

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Adrian Sutherland has released a brand new video for the new year featuring the Summer Bear Dance Troupe, four young dancers representing the Ojibway,...

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