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T. Buckley celebrates family on ‘Marilyn’ from forthcoming album Frame ...

Acclaimed Calgary, AB-based Americana artist T. Buckley is offering another preview of his forthcoming album, Frame By Frame, with the single “Marilyn,” an uplifting tribute to the power of family. With backing by his top-notch band of multi-instrumentalists, T. delivers ...
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Janet Cull serves up Soul from The Rock on new ...

When k.d. lang last played in St. John’s, NL in 2017, one unique aspect of the tour was giving opening act slots to local artists. And as soon as k.d. heard Janet Cull, there was no reason to consider anyone ...
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After 30 years Graham Brown hits his stride with Spirit ...

When the Graham Brown Band rolled into Edmonton in March 2020, little did they know it would be essentially the last gig they would do for the foreseeable future. Fortunately, there was another purpose to their Edmonton stop – to ...
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Yukon’s The Lucky Ones prove great bluegrass can come from ...

  Although it’s natural to assume bluegrass and string band music is the soundtrack to life in the American South, the stories told in those songs are not specific to one region, and in fact often extend to the most ...
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Monica Lee is ready to open things up with new ...

Like many artists in 2020, Monica Lee released an album just as pandemic restrictions were imposed, preventing her from presenting it to live audiences. However, that didn’t prevent her 10-song collection Farewell from earning some well-deserved praise. With the singles ...
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Del Barber returns with “Meantime” from upcoming Stray Dogs LP

  Del Barber was really looking forward to 2020. In late 2019, he released the album Easy Keeper, which immediately captured the attention of critics everywhere. In a major Rolling Stone profile, Jonathan Bernstein said of Del, “Like John Prine ...
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Minotaurs’ Nathan Lawr set for solo return with Apocalypse Marshmallow

Nathan Lawr is one of the unsung heroes of the Canadian indie rock renaissance, having served as the drummer-of-choice for artists including Feist and FemBots, while also being a key collaborator in the 1990s Guelph, ON scene that spawned Constantines, ...
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The Weber Brothers keep rock ‘n roll’s flame burning on ...

Anyone who has followed the Weber Brothers over the years likely knows their story well, but it always bears repeating. In the early part of this new century, when Sam and Ryan Weber were still teenagers, they decided to follow ...
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The Redhill Valleys get racy on new single ‘Finish Line’

With a sound that sits comfortably at the intersection between rock and alt-country, The Redhill Valleys are poised to shake up the Americana scene when their long-awaited sophomore album is released this fall. The Hamilton-based quartet is making a strong ...
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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. ...