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Boreal introduces their new member with a new Father’s Day ...

For the past several winters, the trio of Tannis Slimmon, Jude Vadala and Katherine Wheatley have been touring their holiday season side-project, Boreal, through community theatres and other intimate venues across Ontario, charming audiences with their exquisite three-part harmonies and ...
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Jenny Whiteley announces this year’s Old School Bluegrass Camp details

We are thrilled to announce the fifth year of our Old School Bluegrass Camp! We have a fabulous line-up of instructors this year, from Joey Wright and Kristine Schmitt to the whole Barrel Boys band. Most of these talented musicians ...
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Here are your Indie Award winners in the roots and ...

“Wait a minute,” you’re thinking.  “Weren’t the Indies on Saturday night?  Didn’t I see a post from Sarah MacDougall about that? How come Roots Music Canada is only telling us about them now?” Canadian Music Week:  What’s in it for ...
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Here are your 2019 East Coast Music Award winners in ...

This year’s East Coast Music Awards were handed out over two non-consecutive nights in beautiful Charlottetown, PEI this weekend, and the final round were handed out last night.  Roots artists figure prominently, not just in the roots categories, but in ...
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This Frontier Needs Heroes set for 30-city summer Canadian tour

This Frontier Needs Heroes is the moniker of singer-songwriter Brad Lauretti, who in various forms and lineup changes has spent the past 10 years playing shows all over the world – logging thousands of miles in his car, touring the greatest ...
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The Western Canadian Music Award nominees are out and … ...

The Western Canadian Music Award nominees were announced today, and boy do roots and global artists figure prominently in the list – so prominently, in fact, that they dominate some of the big categories such as BreakOut Artist of the ...
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Corby recaps the Toronto Blues Society’s Digital Boot Camp for ...

  On a good day, the Toronto Blues Society does more than sit around haggling over the value of old Lonnie Johnson 78s. On a very good day in early April, they hosted an informative Digital Boot Camp for musicians ...
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Here are the Canadian roots/world nominees for the Independent Music ...

  Nominees for the 17th Independent Music Awards were announced this week, and Canadian roots and world artists are well-represented among them.   The Indies are an international competition with more than 100 categories and entries from nearly 100 countries.  ...
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Submissions are now open for the Canadian Folk Music Awards

  Submissions are now open for the 15th edition of the Canadian Folk Music Awards, which will take place the weekend of April 3-4, 2020, in Charlottetown, PEI. The focus events consist of two awards weekend concerts, which are open ...
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This company is taking action to get more women & ...

  You might never have heard of Feisty Creative, but chances are, you’ve heard of their clients. They include Jann Arden, Spirit of the West, Kinnie Starr and the Jerry Cans among others. It turns out Feisty president and creative ...