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JP Cormier reaches the end of a long road

The burly Nova Scotian known for his lightning precision on anything with strings, JP Cormier, strode onto stage in Perth, ON, recently to a full house and announced this was to be his last tour. After 30 years on the ...
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Back to the Garden at Winterfolk

Road veteran Jay Aymar was one of many acts showcased this past weekend at Winterfolk’s 10th anniversary festival in Toronto, held for the first time at the Delta Chelsea Hotel. Jay’s keen eye makes this post, from the performer’s perspective, ...
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Play for free, but not for nothing

I play if you have the money Or if you’re a friend to me But the one man band By the quick lunch stand He was playing real good, for free. -Joni Mitchell, Real Good for Free Despite my best ...