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6 things Josh Forbes learned volunteering at the Calgary Folk ...

Roots Music Canada writer Josh Forbes is attending the Calgary Folk Fest in two capacities this year:  as a volunteer and as a reporter for us!  He’ll be writing here both about the music and about his experiences as a ...
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Cara Luft comes home to the Calgary Folk Fest with ...

I wasn’t sure what to expect when I set up my phone interview with Cara Luft who is one half of the Canadian folk music duo The Small Glories. I wasn’t sure what to expect because, well, I had never ...
Album review

Tanga – Reencarnacion

The night was almost perfect. I had just picked up a new book from Owls Nest Books, deemed to be Calgary’s oldest bookstore, with over 40 years in business. It’s one of those fantastic little gems you rarely find anymore. ...
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Birds of Chicago – Love in Wartime

It was a Wednesday afternoon in early June when I was asked to listen to a new record from a band I had never heard of before. I decided that, before I researched anything about the group, I would give ...