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Canadian blues giant Harpdog Brown shares video for ‘Reefer Lovin’ ...

Vancouver-based blues artist Harpdog Brown has long been called a blues evangelist, and that’s a very fitting moniker. “I speak the blues like it’s the truth, and it is”, he said. “I do feel like I’m a servant of the ...
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Just call her ‘Dr. Blues’: Kat Danser launches Goin’ ...

Kat Danser doesn’t just play the blues; she studies it, lives it, breathes it and elevates it from sweaty, smoky beer joints to elegant centre stage in the finest of concert halls. Her sweet vocals, lyrical genius, and instrumental prowess ...
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Chris Antonik and Ashley Belmer take Northwood on the road

Three-time Maple Blues Award nominee Chris Antonik has announced a new acoustic tour for fall 2018 with Canadian vocalist and partner Ashley Belmer, called Northwood. After three successful albums and tours across North America and the UK, acclaimed guitarist, singer, ...
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JW-Jones is no longer just emulating his heroes; he is ...

The improv magic you hear on JW-Jones’ 10th album, Live, is the spark that has awakened new sonic frontiers for the veteran Maple Blues Award-winning Ottawa bluesman.  “I cranked up my overdrive in concert one night for fun, and it ...
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Watch Lee Palmer make Horns & Harps!

After nine months of songwriting and demo work, Lee Palmer’s forthcoming collection of tunes, Horns & Harps, due on Sept. 7, came together over a few days at Jukasa Studios in Caledonia. Lee went for a full band experience. The ...
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Steve Dawson Performs “Hollow Tree Gap” (video)

Award-winning musician and producer Steve Dawson releases his eighth album, Lucky Hand, today, an album that represents a high point of more than two decades of musical searching. Comprised of ten stunning new fingerstyle and slide guitar-based instrumentals, performed alongside an ...