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Western Canada, Juno nominee Irish Mythen is coming your way!

The new year has been off to an explosive start for Irish-born, PEI-based singer-songwriter Irish Mythen – almost as explosive as that massive voice of hers. She’s been nominated for a Juno for Contemporary Roots Album of the Year and ...
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Montreal’s Little Misty has released its debut album for Valentine’s ...

Little Misty is a progressive folk band from Montreal, formed by singer Kathryn Samman and guitarist François Jalbert. Known for their projects in the Montreal jazz scene and their work with bands like Bellflower and Tunnel, the young duo stepped ...
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The Canadian Folk Music Awards have announced this year’s performers

The board of the Canadian Folk Music Awards has announced the performer line-up for the 15th annual CFMA weekend, which is being held, for the first time ever, in Charlottetown, PE. The awards weekend consists of two nights of awards ...
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Red Moon Road’s new single: Wow. Sheena’s voice!

Born in a storm on a wild Canadian lake, Red Moon Road has, you might say, taken the roots world by storm.  The Winnipeg trio, made up of Sheena Rattai, Daniel Jordan and Daniel Péloquin-Hopfner, has performed more than 1,000 ...
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Check out the new single from Sherman Downey’s forthcoming album

Sherman Downey’s radio-friendly brand of upbeat folk-pop appeals to a wide demographic. His debut album, Honey For Bees, was well-received by fans and critics alike, earning him MusicNL’s Male Artist of the Year award and broadening his reach on the ...
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Home Routes confirms its full house concert schedule for 2019-2020

The early concerts area already underway, but now Canada’s premiere coast-to-coast network of house concerts, Home Routes, has published its 2019/2020 full artist line-up and schedule, including – new this season! – the Newfoundland/Labrador route! The Home Routes concert season ...
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Dirty Dishes’ new album In Sink is out today, and ...

Lisa Olafson, Suzy Wilde and Alison Porter (ukulele, guitar and fiddle, respectively) come together with extraordinary energy and flare in their unforgettable ensemble Dirty Dishes.  And the trio’s new album, In Sink, which releases today, captures all the best parts ...
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The New Customs – “Chasing Light” (video)

Hardly afraid of the “F Word,” The New Customs are proud to call themselves folk! Deeply rooted in the tradition of capturing a story in a song, the indie-folk duo takes a bold and evocative approach to songwriting. With two ...
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Noah Derksen’s touring central Canada right now with Part Two ...

If you’ve not yet heard Noah Derksen, allow me to introduce you. He’s a Canadian singer-songwriter producing a singular and haunting brand of contemplative folk music punctuated by his skillful guitar and soulful vocals. His latest project, America, Dreaming, is ...
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Check out Gordie MacKeeman’s cover of Gene MacLellan

OK, so we’re a little behind the times on this one, but we’re really loving this cover of Gene MacLellan’s “Just Want to be Loved by You” by Gordie MacKeeman and his Rhythm Boys. The Boys’ new album, Dreamland, came ...