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A weekly two hours of the finest in routes music. Hosted by Tom Coxworth who is part of the roots music scene as writer, festival organizer, producer, emcee, radio host and producer, as well many aspects engaging in the promotion of folk and roots music. The program is on-line a http://www.ckua.com since Feb 3/1995 - CKUA first broadcast November 21, 1927.Find out more »
You will come to listen, and walk away singing. GATHERING SPARKS is the graceful collision of Eve Goldberg and Jane Lewis—musical friends who blend tight harmonies, finely crafted songs, and a love of participatory singing to create an intimate and uplifting experience. Their inclusive approach embraces folk, pop, blues and gospel influences tastefully played on acoustic guitar, piano, accordion, and ukulele. With their infectious mix of styles and compelling vocal blend, Gathering Sparks has been making some big waves. Their debut 6-song CD was nominated for a 2014 Canadian Folk Music Award for Vocal Group of the Year, and they quickly became an audience favourite. Whether they are belting it out a capella style, tugging on your heartstrings with a folky original, crooning a jazzy swing tune, or getting into the spirit with a gospel-inflected singalong, Gathering Sparks performances make fans out of listeners with their stellar harmonies and fine musicianship. www.gatheringsparks.com OPENING ACT: CHRIS MACLEAN Chris MacLean is an award-winning Singer-songwriter; a registered Voice Movement Therapy (VMT) practitioner; and Community Choir Facilitator, based in Wakefield, QC. Her musical career spans over 30 years of composing and performing Folk/Roots, World, Jazz and Americana music; and has taken her across the globe. She has 3 recordings of original compositions, and is featured on several others. chrismaclean.comFind out more »