Concert review

Concert review

Madison Violet – Sept. 26 at Hugh’s Room Live, Toronto

Listen to an album as many times as you like, but in my opinion, nothing compares to seeing a band live. Ever since I received a copy to review, I’ve had Madison Violet’s latest album on heavy rotation at our ...
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Flohil recaps Day 3 of the Edmonton Folk Music Festival

If you’ve been following our festival coverage here at Roots Music Canada, you might be thinking to yourself, “Wait.  Did Flohil review day one and two of the Edmonton Folk Fest and then disappear?  Is Flo ok?  Should we send ...
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Arts Wells – Aug. 2-5, 2019

The fall of night time darkness has the ability to change your perception of a situation. It can make a welcoming green, mossy forest turn to one of terror, where all you see is black all around you, and all ...
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Friday night on the National Stage at the Calgary Folk ...

Day two of the Calgary Folk Music Festival offered an eclectic line-up at the National Twilight Stage. Did we expect anything less? Despite the differences in genres, each act was similar in their ability to amaze the audience with the ...
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Three highlights from Day One of the Calgary Folk Music ...

The first night of the Calgary Folk Festival was a success with a solid turnout of music enthusiasts who fed into the hands of the Thursday evening line-up. From the first note until the last, the audience and artists fed ...
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Sarah MacDonald wraps up the Rollo Bay Fiddle Festival

The 2019 Rollo Bay Fiddle Festival was certainly one for the books. This year marked the festival’s 43rd year, however this year was my first year in attendance. One thing I noticed right away about the festival (and something I ...
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Home County Music and Arts Festival – Day 1 (Friday)

I was fortunate enough to make it to the opening night of the 46th Home County Music & Arts Festival. The three-day annual event takes place in Victoria Park, a beautiful green space in the heart of downtown London, ON. ...
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Ottawa Bluesfest – July 9: Bluesfest returns to it’s ...

Bluesfest “Don’t like Mondays,” so after taking that day off, Bluesfest was back Tuesday night. Lennon Stella, who some will know from the show Nashville – as the older of the darling daughters of the show’s star, Rayna James – ...
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The Vancouver Island MusicFest, July 12-14 at the Comox Valley ...

Roots Music Canada is stoked once again this year to be partnering with Keith and Heather Nicol and their travel blog. This recap of the Vancouver Island Music Fest is an abridged version of three separate days of daily reviews ...
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Ottawa Bluesfest – July 5: On a country stroll

I was back to Bluesfest on July 5, and the weather was still unsettled.  As evening approached, so did a severe storm.  The festival was already looking at one cancellation: Colter Wall due to travel complications, and now additional shows ...