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Niagara’s Sea of Gold and Burgundy returns after 11 years ...

After an 11-year hiatus, Niagara Falls, ON favorites A Sea of Gold and Burgundy returns with the new EP Ghosts In These Walls, a four-song testament to friendship, forgiveness, and the redemptive power of music. While founding members Carl David ...
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Sammy Duke encourages empathy on jangly, inspiring ‘Speed Of Life’

New mindsets and new beginnings can be challenging to usher in, but Waterloo, ON-based folk-rock artist Sammy Duke aims to motivate and inspire on his latest single “Speed Of Life” – available now – from his album of the same ...
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Here are the award winners from this year’s imagineNATIVE Film ...

Let’s face it, even the most devoted music fans among us don’t listen to music 24/7. We do enjoy other activities too – like movies and podcasts, for example. So I thought you might like to know who took home ...
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Toronto folk artists take part in Music Declares Emergency climate ...

Musicians have long been at the forefront of environmental activism. Bruce Cockburn, after all, released “If a Tree Falls” back in 1988, which recognized that forests were the “climate control centres of the earth” and beef cattle were “methane dispensers.” ...
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Celtic Colours will launch on schedule Friday despite Fiona’s wrath

The Celtic Colours International Festival is getting ready to launch in Cape Breton this week despite the area having been ravaged by post-tropical storm Fiona. The Men of the Deeps and the Barra MacNeils are among the acts set to ...
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Taking stock of Hurricane Fiona’s impact on the Atlantic roots ...

  We just told you how Celtic Colours is going ahead in Sydney on Friday, despite the uprooted trees and downed power lines. Wondering how the rest of Atlantic Canada is doing?  Here are a few reports from members of ...
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Here are your 2023 Canadian Folk Music Award nominees

The Canadian Folk Music Awards today announced the nominees for the 2023 awards, which will be handed out in Vancouver between March 31 and April 2 next year. Here’s the full list.  Congratulations to all!  Children’s Album of the Year ...
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If you haven’t heard Francesca Panetta’s ‘So Few Words (love ...

Loving someone intensely is both exhilarating and scary as hell, and when you throw in a tendency towards anxiety and depression, the stakes can feel even higher. Which is what “So Few Words (love letter)” by Toronto-based indie folk-pop artist ...
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Jackie K’s heartwarming single, ‘Night At The Opry,’ is inspired ...

From the scenic banks of Battleford, SK comes alt-folk singer-songwriter Jackie K and her song about loss and the light that continues to exist in the absence of our loved ones. The heartwarming single is called “Night At The Opry.” ...
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Get to know Vancouver’s unique bluegrass/old-time country band Rusty Creek

Rusty Creek is a four-piece band that lives and works in the Vancouver area but seems to hail from everywhere. The members describe their music as “a mixture of bluegrass, country blues, western swing, Cajun, and anything else we can ...