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Moonfruits have a new single coming next Friday

Stingray Rising Star Award-winners Moonfruits will release their new single “Atoms of the Apartment” on April 29 – the first single from their upcoming album, Salt. They’re headlining the Ottawa Grassroots Festival this Friday. Moving from a grungy ’90s electric ...
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Actor Ian Lake has released a second single from his ...

Toronto-based artist Ian Lake is one of Canada’s most gifted actors, and now he can add musician to the mix. His acclaimed single “The Bottom” was released in 2021, from his upcoming debut album, What It Is, set for release in ...
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Introducing Isabel & The Uncommons – ‘Distance’

Toronto band Isabel & The Uncommons is releasing a new single, “Distance,” written and sung by bandleader Isabel Fryszberg, who also provided the artwork for the accompanying video. We’re excited to debut it here on Roots Music Canada today: The song, ...
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The Speak Music Be Kind Festival is coming up online ...

Organizers of the third annual Speak Music Be Kind Festival are thrilled to announce another impressive lineup for their free, virtual show on Saturday. The 2022 edition will be presented as a series of pre-recorded video performances via the festival website. ...
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Jean-Paul De Roover releases 10 years worth of holiday collaborations ...

Thunder Bay singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Jean-Paul De Roover has released a new album, Songs for the Holidays, that captures the generous, giving spirit of the season in more ways than one; it features recordings of treasured Christmas songs made with ...
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Christa Couture has a new single coming out, and we ...

Award-winning singer-songwriter, recording artist, author and ELMNT FM broadcaster Christa Couture releases her realistic but celebratory single and accompanying lyric video, “To Us,” later this month – Nov. 26 to be exact. It was recorded at each player’s home, pandemic-style, with the ...
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Caroline Wiles gives us a taste of her forthcoming album, ...

Seasoned singer-songwriter Caroline Wiles is releasing a masterful, upbeat pop and country album, Grateful, on Oct. 1. The album, her fifth, will be available on Apple Music and Amazon.  For more information, visit Caroline’s website. Grateful is packed with music ...
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Carson Koa’s charming debut single is about crushing on a ...

Emerging 18-year-old singer-songwriter and actor Carson Koa is releasing his debut single, “Breakfast Special,” a heart-achingly sweet, country-tinged ballad. The song is the result of a writing collaboration with mentor Lily Frost, along with Rob Joy, Denielle Bassels, and Chris Bartos. “Breakfast Special” is available on all major streaming platforms. For ...
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Lily Frost’s new single is the perfect balm for the ...

Toronto chanteuse, songwriter, performer and radio host Lily Frost has earned her place in Canada’s music scene elite, moving deftly from jazz to Latin to pop and to balladry with the ease and fluidity of an expert vocalist. She’s already ...
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The Speak Music Be Kind Festival is virtual this year ...

After a spectacularly successful debut in Toronto last year, the second annual Speak Music Be Kind Festival is taking place once again this weekend, this time as a free, virtual event. The organizers have announced a sensational lineup that also ...