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Tom Russell – October in the Railroad Earth

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This particularly cool March morning found me in my room in the Peter Lougheed Hospital sitting in my wheelchair looking out the window at...

Sonia Deleo w/ Miranda Krogstad and Jacob Payne, Jan. 12 at...

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When I first got the Facebook invite for a show called Sonia Deleo and Friends from Sonia herself, who is a fantastic local singer-songwriter,...

Favourite things Josh Forbes heard in 2018

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In the fall of 2015 I was, let's say, medically retired from my full-time job as a professional driver due to struggles with a...

Josh Forbes’ belated homage to Susan Aglukark’s ‘Old Toy Trains’

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Okay, I have to admit I dropped the ball on the 12 days of Christmas pieces we were asked to write. Truth is I’m...

Colter Wall – Songs of the Plains

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Losing a few hours from your weekend travelling through a YouTube rabbit hole seldom sees you emerge on the other side with anything other...

A western Canadian tribute to Newfoundland icons: Buddy Wasisname and...

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What if I told you there was a Canadian band winding down its final cross-Canada tour? What if I told you this band has...

Raine Hamilton is on tour with American Sign Language interpretation

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Josh:  Hello Raine, my name is Josh Forbes, and I'm coming to you today from Calgary, Alberta. Where have we found you today? Raine:  Hi!...

John Wort Hannam talks change and depression with Josh Forbes

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Juno nominated Alberta singer-songwriter John Wort Hannam released his brand new album on Sept. 7.  Josh Forbes spoke to him for Roots Music Canada. Josh:...

Gordie Tentrees – Grit

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When I was asked if I would listen to a new album by a fella from Whitehorse, I got very excited. Unbeknownst to my...

Reflections on festival access for people with disabilities

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I have been asked to write about my experience both as a volunteer and as just a plain old festival-goer with a disability. Some...

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