Tag: Americana

Mister K: ‘Live at the Roslyn’

Link: https://www.facebook.com/events/888215514952137/ About: The “Live at the Roslyn” is a free professional live streaming concert series in it’s 5th year of production. It’s an opportunity to not only hear the band play live from the comfort of your home, but ...

Honey In Your Coffee

Grab your cup of coffee or tea and join me, Francine Honey on Facebook every Wednesday for a musical break. I’ll play you some tunes and maybe we can have a few laughs, who knows, you may meet some new ...
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Del Barber and Mariel Buckley announce co-headlining tour

Del Barber and Mariel Buckley, two of Canada’s most acclaimed young roots music artists, will be hitting the road together in April, covering much of Alberta and British Columbia. With each recently earning major accolades – Barber’s latest album, Easy ...
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Folk alliances in New Orleans: a personal reflection on the ...

I was snowed in at Folk Alliance International in Montreal when I first heard FAI 2020 would be in New Orleans. In that moment, all I knew was, one way or another, I would find a way to FAI in ...
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Hear a preview of Mike Plume’s Lonesome Stretch Of Highway

On his new album, Lonesome Stretch Of Highway — out this spring on Royalty Records — Mike Plume is reborn. Its nine tracks bear the veteran singer-songwriter’s distinctive mark, but with an added crackling energy that’s a byproduct of hard-won ...
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Ayla Brook & The Sound Men share ‘All That I ...

Edmonton roots rocker Ayla Brook (pronounced “Ey–Lah”) makes music as raw and vast as the Canadian Prairies. That’s on full display on Desolation Sounds, the new album by Ayla Brook & The Sound Men, out March 13 on Fallen Tree ...
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Chris Landry and the Seasick Mommas release new video ahead ...

Ottawa-based Chris Landry and the Seasick Mommas are gearing up to release their sophomore album, Two Ninety Three, on Nov. 29, and we’re excited to premiere the first video from it, “You Don’t Call Me Like You Used To.” Chris ...
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Neil Little offers Zen Americana on self-titled debut album

On the surface, Neil Little is an acoustic singer-songwriter. But that simple description does not come close to capturing the sparse, haunting beauty of his eponymous debut EP, out Sept. 27. A more accurate phrase may be “ambient folk,” or ...
Concert review

Ottawa Bluesfest – July 5: On a country stroll

I was back to Bluesfest on July 5, and the weather was still unsettled.  As evening approached, so did a severe storm.  The festival was already looking at one cancellation: Colter Wall due to travel complications, and now additional shows ...
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Johnson Crook expands their sound on new single “Dear Me”

With their new single “Dear Me” — out July 12 on all platforms via Coalition Music — Toronto’s Johnson Crook returns with a fresh approach to their particular blend of rock, country and folk. It’s further proof that a great song, ...