MooseFest: Celebrating 5 years of Roots Music Canada
04jun6:30 pm12:00 amMooseFest: Celebrating 5 years of Roots Music Canada
Join us as we celebrate five years since Roots Music Canada’s rebirth, hosted by the original founders of the site, Andy Frank and David Newland, and featuring THIS incredible lineup
Join us as we celebrate five years since Roots Music Canada’s rebirth, hosted by the original founders of the site, Andy Frank and David Newland, and featuring THIS incredible lineup of talent:
7:00 p.m.: Popular singer-songwriter, MC, outdoorsman and Roots Music Canada co-founder David Newland, whose work is inspired by the Canadian landscape and the natural world.
7:25 p.m.: Acoustic guitarist and singer-songwriter KUNLÉ whose stirring music bridges contemporary styles with west African rhythms and stories.
7:50 p.m.: Distinctive old-time artist Meredith Moon, who brings punk rock and contemporary folk influences to her unforgettable music – and who just released her sophomore album, Constellations, at the end of March.
8:15 p.m.: Master guitarist and riveting singer-songwriter Noah Zacharin, sometimes likened to James Taylor and David Wilcox, who is currently readying the release of his new album, Points of Light.
8:40 p.m.: Veteran singer-songwriter Tannis Slimmon – with partner Lewis Melville – whose angelic voice and warm personality earned her the Estelle Klein lifetime achievement award from Folk Music Ontario.
9:05 p.m.: Exciting contemporary folk duo Tragedy Ann, whose award-winning songs touch on pressing social issues such as climate change, poverty and abortion access and invite us to consider how we choose to live our lives.
9:30 p.m.: Gifted singer-songwriter and Christian minister Lynn Harrison, whose uplifting songs remind us what’s important in life.
9:55 p.m.: Clawhammer banjo player and CFMA Traditional Singer of the Year winner Hannah Shira Naiman who puts a contemporary spin on the traditional music she grew up with.
10:20 p.m.: Folk-jazz supergroup So Long Seven, featuring Juno Award winner Ravi Naimpally, whose music references traditions from India, Africa, Europe and the Americas.
11:10 p.m.: Toronto Reggae outfit The Memberz, whose music draws on the energy of the Jamaican-Canadian cross-cultural experience and features Roots Music Canada writer Paul Corby on guitar.
Health Guidelines for this Event
(Sunday) 6:30 pm - 12:00 am