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

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 without warning, in early January of 2017. The media was on the story in a flash; ...
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Legendary La Bottine founder Yves Lambert readies a new release

The legendary Quebec accordionist Yves Lambert has some new musical temptations in store for us in the next album, being recorded now by the Yves Lambert Trio. It promises to bring us yet again, the best in wicked Québecois musical ...
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Global Toronto showcases Apr. 4-7, Part 2 (Audio/Video)

Looking to discover some great new music from around thew world? Roots Music Canada attended several of the Global Toronto world music showcases, which featured Toronto musicians who have arrived here from all over the globe. We have coverage from ...
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Global Toronto showcases Apr. 4-7, Part 1 (Audio/Video)

Looking to discover some great new music from around thew world? Roots Music Canada attended several of the Global Toronto world music showcases, which featured Toronto musicians who have arrived here from all over the globe.  We have coverage from ...
Concert review

Maz and Les Poules à Colin – Mar. 23 at ...

It had to happen. The members of MAZ and Les Poules à Colin have individually and collectively spent way more than the reputed ten thousand hours of honing their musical craft to become an expert, and now it shows in ...
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Tanglefoot brings it home

Saturday, December 5th, 2009, marked the final two performances by Canada’s foremost folk band, Tanglefoot, winners of Best Vocal Group at the 2007 Canadian Folk Music Awards. For some twenty-five years, this band has delighted audiences with their funny, invariably ...