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Tonight’s Canadian Country Music Association Awards will be co-hosted by ...

The country music establishment has come a long way since the days when country radio stations removed k.d. lang from their playlists after she came out as queer. Tonight, the Canadian Country Music Association will hand out its annual awards ...
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Grammy nominated drummer Marito Marques steps into the spotlight with ...

Toronto-based drummer, composer, and producer Marito Marques, who has worked on several Grammy, Juno and Latin Grammy-nominated albums, has released his own new track “Manjerico,” which bridges cultures through collaborations with traditional Portuguese cante alentejano group Os Vocalistas and MARO ...
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Allison Russell and Alex Cuba are nominated for Grammys

Yesterday was a pretty special day for fans of Alex Cuba and Allison Russell. We learned that Alex is nominated for the Grammy for Best Latin Pop Album for his latest release, Mendo. It’s his fourth nomination in this category, ...
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James Gordon Highlights Growing Gaps in Humanity with New “The ...

Guelph-based singer-songwriter James Gordon examines takes a deeper look into social inequity on his new single, “The Great Divide.” “There’s a railroad track near my house that divides the ‘haves’ and ‘have nots,’” he said. “It’s the same in many ...
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Check out these TWO new live albums from blues master ...

While we take tentative steps back into the electric atmosphere of our favourite live music venues, multi-award-winning Canadian blues singer-songwriter and performer David Vest is here to deliver a double dose of the next best thing: not just one, but ...
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Q&A – Tony Quarrington and Zoey Adams – have a ...

How exciting and enduringly accessible can roots music be? Highly prolific Canadian roots and jazz duo Q&A have a very tasty, home-cooked answer for you with the veritable buffet of songs they’re serving with their new album, Demo Listen Derby ...
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David Gogo sips from a Silver Cup on his new ...

Nanaimo, BC’s Juno-nominated artist David Gogo knows the blue. And nowhere is this more apparent than on the roots rocker’s newest album and single of the same name, Silver Cup. “All of my life has been the same, and I ...
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Toronto-based Nigerian Afrobeat artist Sonia Aimy revisits her roots with ...

Singer-songwriter, actress and humanitarian Sonia Aimy grabs audiences hands and ushers them on a deep dive through her childhood roots and straight into her soul on her new album and single of the same name, Reconnect. Offering introspective and intimate ...
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Blues rocker Josh Ritchie solidifies his voice and shines light ...

When it feels like the light at the end of the tunnel is dim, there always seems to be an artist like Wiarton, ON’s Josh Ritchie ready to walk you through it. Featuring soulful guitar riffs, boisterous vocalizations, and a ...
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JukeBox County showcases its Inner Space/Outer Space album with the ...

Seldom do you get to sit back and enjoy country pop-rock in its rawest, most sentimental form, but Canadian band JukeBox County — and their new album, Inner Space/Outer Space, — can give you just that. Produced by Hugh Christopher ...