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Kele Fleming soothes with her new single and video ‘Sea ...

Canadian indie folk pop songstress Kele Fleming’s new single, “Sea In Me,” actually feels like a rushing of waves when it bursts out of your speakers. Yes, you are swaying. Yes, you are losing yourself in the oceanic prowess of ...
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Murray McLauchlan speaks to racism and privilege on his new ...

Canadian Country Music Hall of Fame inductee, Order of Canada recipient and 11-time Juno winner Murray McLauchlan challenged himself to look within himself for issues pertaining to systemic racism, privilege, and economic disparity on his landmark 20th album, Hourglass, releasing ...
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Singer-songwriter Brendan Scott Friel has a new album and video

  With their spinning cauldron of music, melody, and magic, Windsor, ON troubadour Brendan Scott Friel’s recent album, Summer Moons, and new video for single “All In” are enough to leave you spellbound. Brendan’s dedication to enchanting truths, breathless vocals, ...
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All-woman trio Women In Song reflect on losing loved ones ...

The all-woman Blind River, ON-based trio Women in Song reflects on the hopes and dreams of the members’ parents, who have suffered from, and eventually and sadly succumbed, to Alzheimer’s Disease, on their new single, ”But I Knew Her When.” ...
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Here are your 2021 Juno winners in the roots, world, ...

The Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences has just unveiled the winners of all of the Juno Awards we care about here at Roots Music Canada.  That is to say, the roots, world and Indigenous categories.  And bravo to ...
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Nominations are open for the Canadian Folk Music Awards’ Slaight ...

The board of the Canadian Folk Music Awards has announced that it is now accepting applications for the Slaight Music Unsung Hero Award. The application deadline for this category is Aug. 31, 2021.  Please note that this is later than ...
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Country outlaws The Divorcees serve a double shot of blue-collar ...

Reeling from a litany of hard knocks is a reality the Divorcees know all too well; and now the five New Brunswick-based country outlaws are letting it all hang out on their latest single, “Must Be Nice.” Never shying away ...
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Christa Couture has released a surprise (sort of) new EP

  Christa Couture released a brand new album and a brand new book last year, so it would only fair to not expect anything new from her for a while now. But it turns out a little pandemic spring cleaning ...
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Conrad Bigknife’s new single is a rare ode to … ...

Award-nominated Indigenous roots artist Conrad Bigknife is embracing the sweet side of living solo with his new single, “Nothing But Me.” The latest to land following the Saskatchewan-based artist’s fourth newly-minted album, the self-titled Conrad Bigknife, and its heart-wrenching lead ...
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Here are your 2021 Western Canadian Music Award nominees in ...

The organizers of Breakout West announced the nominees for the 2021 Western Canadian Music Awards today. The winners will be announced during the annual Breakout West conference, which is scheduled to take place Feb. 2-6, 2022 in Winnipeg, MB. Fingers ...