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AHI receives second Juno nomination, paying tribute to those who ...

During the COVID-19 pandemic, AHI was performing less than usual, although he did book some gigs primarily in the United States. With health restrictions winding down, AHI has more to look forward to with his music career. He is touring ...
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Adrian Sutherland’s first solo album receives Juno Award Nomination

Last week, Adrian Sutherland was featured on an Amazon Music billboard in Toronto. He is in the city for the Juno Awards this weekend. His first solo album, When the Magic Hits, is nominated for the category Contemporary Indigenous Artist of ...
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Why John Reischman’s latest Juno nod is extra special

John Reischman is no stranger to musical success. His band, the Jaybirds won a Grammy Award in 1996 for its CD True Life Blues: The Songs of Bill Monroe. It also received two Juno Award nominations in the early 2000s. ...
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Lynne Hanson found a new way to produce her new ...

For the first time ever, I made exactly the record I intended to make, for good or bad,” said Lynne Hanson.  By the reactions so far to Lynne Hanson’s new album, Ice Cream In November, it’s good. Very good. Lynne’s eighth ...
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Join Tom Lavin and the Legendary Powder Blues at their ...

For over five decades the band Tom Lavin and the Legendary Powder Blues have been at the forefront of the Canadian Blues scene. Formed in Vancouver in 1978, the band became renowned for its hard-driving mix of swing, blues, r&b, ...
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alt-country rockers, Foreman and Co will get you through hard ...

The best way of coping with change is to rock. This is demonstrated in the infectious new single “Sun Still Rises,” by Canadian alt-country band Foreman and Co. “Sun Still Rises” is fresh from the band’s 2021 nine-track album, Waiting For ...
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Donné Roberts is a multiple Juno nominee but this time ...

Donné Roberts constantly celebrates his accomplishments as a singer-songwriter by paying tribute to the people and places he knew growing up. He was born in Madagascar and was raised and educated in Russia before moving to Canada. Coming from a ...
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Ron Kalmakoff highlights heartbreak and human nature with song, “You ...

Nature comes in two forms, the world around us and the world inside us. After musically addressing the global climate crisis with his most recent single, “Mother Nature,” Canadian singer-songwriter Ron Kalmakoff is switching gears. He is turning his attention ...
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Thieves of Dreams: Singer Lenka Lichtenberg discovers how her grandmother ...

In late November of 2021, Czech-Canadian singer Lenka Lichtenberg invited me for an unusual “show and tell” on her back porch in Toronto. She brought out two small, tattered notebooks – able to fit into a back pocket. “I found ...
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Rogue Folk Club is featuring concerts in May you won’t ...

Vancouver’s Rogue Folk Club continues to be in full swing because of the loosening of COVID-19 health restrictions.  The May lineup features exciting performances including Juno Award winners Okan and the beloved blues musician Jim Byrnes.  For those who are ...