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Musician and minister Lynn Harrison probes life’s deep questions on ...

A gifted artist known for thoughtful, heartfelt songs of uncommon beauty, power, and insight, Toronto singer-songwriter Lynn Harrison is an inspiring presence on Canadian stages. Her new album Something More (produced by Noah Zacharin in association with Douglas September), continues ...
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Joshua Hyslop on his forthcoming album and why he loves ...

I attended the second annual Troubadour Festival in Barrie, ON last month and I was fortunate enough to be able to sit down and chat with Vancouver-based singer-songwriter Joshua Hyslop before his Friday night set.  Joshua is busier than ever these days. ...
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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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Miranda Mulholland, Kris & Dee, Joe Nolan, Mary Milne, and ...

Gordy the Moose presents some of his favourite new music from the submissions that have arrived in the Roots Music Canada virtual mailbox. Miranda Mulholland – By Appointment or Chance (Release date: Oct. 11, 2019) Damn. This is beautiful. Miranda’s ...
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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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Corby talks to Dayna Manning about Morning Light

Dayna Manning is preparing to shed some shine worldwide with the release of her fourth record, Morning Light, which she debuted on the weekend of its release with a live hometown concert in Stratford ON at the end of October. ...
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Seven more Canadian roots songs about the Canadian war experience

Last year on Remembrance Day, we featured seven Canadian roots songs about the Canadian war experience, and we posted the story on Facebook and asked for other suggestions.  Wow, did you ever come through!  We got turned on to so ...
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Stephen Fearing: Conquering the unconquerable

“Is your present pretty tense? Is it all just too much for you? Does anything make sense, Or does everything just bore you?” Stephen Fearing, “The Unconquerable Past” Fear not. Stephen is back with his 13th solo recording, The Unconquerable ...
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Aviva Chernick talks about La Serena with Paul Corby

Aviva Chernick has a long history of singing passionate, praiseful music – in her own career, as a cantor in synagogues, and with the progressive jazz/world collabo known as Jaffa Road. She has been especially savouring the exotic flavour of ...
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Jerry Leger talks about his new album, Time out for ...

Jerry Leger took some time out of his busy schedule to chat with Roots Music Canada about his love of vinyl, his career, and his forthcoming release, Time Out For Tomorrow, available on vinyl Nov. 8 on Latent Recordings. Jerry is a ...