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Louisiana to Quebec: the music of David Greely, Claude Méthé...

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You’d think the two worlds couldn’t be farther apart. David Greely, master Cajun fiddler from Baton Rouge, Louisiana, and Claude Méthé, fiddle tradition bearer from...

The Fretless: Where a string quartet meets a pub session

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They may not have any frets on those instruments, but the sounds the four musicians make on the fiddles in this foursome are like...

Musician moms: a salute for Mother’s Day

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Photo: Kristine St-Pierre on the road with her kids. It’s the perennial question women have faced for years: “Is motherhood incompatible with a fulfilling career?” ...

Québec trad outfit Orchestre Pic-Bois readies a debut

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Fans of Québecois folklore are in for a treat around the beginning of June. Jean Desrochers’ new band, l’Orchestre Pic-Bois is coming out with...

The Hugh’s Room Live birthday bash: a night in photos

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Note: This is an archived story. Photos have been removed. When the beloved Toronto folk and roots venue Hugh's Room closed down abruptly in January...

RPR at Hugh’s Room Live April 21, 2018

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It was a very fun and almost sold out night at Hugh’s Room Live last Saturday night when RPR hit the stage to entertain...

Happy re-birthday Hugh’s Room Live! Revived Toronto venue turns 1

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It was an earthquake that first rocked Toronto, and then the shockwaves rapidly expanded outwards across Canada. The legendary Hugh’s Room had closed, apparently...

Legendary La Bottine founder Yves Lambert readies a new release

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The legendary Quebec accordionist Yves Lambert has some new musical temptations in store for us in the next album, being recorded now by the...

Global Toronto showcases Apr. 4-7, Part 2 (Audio/Video)

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Looking to discover some great new music from around thew world? Roots Music Canada attended several of the Global Toronto world music showcases, which...

Global Toronto showcases Apr. 4-7, Part 1 (Audio/Video)

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Looking to discover some great new music from around thew world? Roots Music Canada attended several of the Global Toronto world music showcases, which...

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