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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 ...
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The Canadian Folk Music Awards will be in April from ...

The Canadian Folk Music Awards have announced that the 2019 edition of the CFMA will take place the weekend of April 3-4, 2020, in Charlottetown, PEI. Responding to feedback from the previous awards weekends, the CFMA decided to move the ...
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Allison Lupton is launching Words of Love on March 30

Allison Lupton is an accomplished singer-songwriter who performs self-penned and traditional songs with sensitivity and grace, while adding an extra dimension to her stage presence through her virtuoso flute playing. Born and raised on a second generation dairy farm in ...
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Còig kicks off a massive tour tomorrow at Vancouver’s Rogue ...

Chance’s are good you’re familiar with Còig. The Cape Breton quartet has earned an impressive list of credits for their recordings, including a Canadian Folk Music Award, a Juno Award nomination and multiple East Coast Music Awards and Music Nova ...
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Here are your Maple Blues Award winners for 2019

The Maple Blues Awards have just wrapped up in Toronto, and Paul Corby and David Hynes were there covering it for Roots Music Canada.  They’ll have a wrap-up tomorrow.  Meanwhile, here is the full list of winners.  Congratulations to all! ...