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Home Routes Radio premieres new show with Mitch Podolak, launches ...

Home Routes/Chemin Chez Nous, the pioneering Winnipeg-based non-profit organization known for presenting house concerts from major cities to rural hamlets throughout Canada, is pleased to announce the launch of The Wednesday Night Folk Show with Mitch Podolak. This weekly podcast ...
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Listen to ALL the Juno nominees in the roots and ...

Do you ever look at those nominee lists from awards shows and think, “Wait. Who’s that?”  Yeah.  Us too.  It doesn’t matter how many years we’ve worked in the roots music milieu, it’s just darned hard to keep up with ...
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Here are your East Coast Music Award nominees in the ...

The East Coast Music Awards have announced their nominees for 2019, and boy are there ever a lot of roots artists in the bunch. We’re also super excited here at Roots Music Canada that one of our fine partners in ...
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Paul Corby reports on the Folk Alliance conference orientation in ...

For 30 years, Folk Alliance International has provided a chain to connect the widespread practitioners of folk and roots music and dance. Every year, the community of performers, presenters, and exponents of traditionally-based songcraft recharges its solidarity with a meeting ...
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Preview the Winterfolk Blues and Roots Festival this weekend in ...

Music fans will have a chance to get a sneak preview of what’s in store at the 17th annual Winterfolk Blues and Roots Festival when some of the finest folk, roots and blues artists will take the stage at St. ...
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Music community rallying around Naming the Twins after Robbie’s cancer ...

While most people were celebrating the holiday season, Robbie Smith and Kathleen Glauser of the Nova Scotia folk duo Naming the Twins were dealing with devastating news:  just days away from the start of the album launch tour for their ...
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12 days of Christmas: Check out Allison Lupton’s new Christmas ...

Cambridge, Ont., musician Allison Lupton, has a new single, “The Eve of Christmas Day,” out just in time for the holiday season. She is joined on the recording by BBC Radio 2 Folk Music award-winning trio The Young’uns and guitar ...
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Here are your Canadian Folk Music Award winners for Dec. ...

The second and final night of the Canadian Folk Music Awards gala has just wrapped up at the Gateway in Calgary.  Levi Cuss was there on behalf of Roots Music Canada and will share some final thoughts here on the ...
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Here are your Canadian Folk Music Award winners for Nov. ...

Night one of the Canadian Folk Music Awards wrapped up minutes ago in Calgary.  Alberta roots artist Levi Cuss was there for Roots Music Canada and will be bringing us more from the ceremony tomorrow, but for now, here’s who ...
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A rogue update from the Rogue Folk Club

What an incredible month of October we had at the Rogue Folk Club in Vancouver! I don’t just mean weather-wise either. There were some truly wonderful concerts at the Rogue – and elsewhere around town – all month long, and, ...