Tag: Awards

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2021 Canadian Folk Music Awards nightly showcases present the future ...

  What, is it time for the 16th annual Canadian Folk Music Awards already? This mostly volunteer organization has been celebrating Canada’s rich community and niche song cultures in the late fall for years, giving a sense of closure and consensus to ...
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Songs for the Revolution: acknowledging folk alliances

I want to acknowledge that I am writing this article from unceded Algonquin Territory. Songs for the Revolution is a monthly column digging into folk culture, the music and what lies beneath.  This one is about the International Folk Alliance ...
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Here are your 2021 Canadian Folk Music Award nominees

The board of the Canadian Folk Music Awards has just announced the nominees for the 16th annual awards, scheduled to take place online April 9-10. Pharis and Jason Romero lead the nominees with six for their gorgeous album, Bet on ...
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Jack de Keyzer, JW-Jones and Samantha Martin lead the nominations ...

The Toronto Blues Society has announced the nominees for the 24th annual Maple Blues Awards. The winners will be announced online from four cities over four nights Feb. 1, 8, 15, and 22. Leading the way in nominations is Toronto’s ...
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Estelle Klein Award-winner Tannis Slimmon is a source of joy ...

This year is in need of some light and positivity, and this year’s Estelle Klein Award winner is known for just that. The 2020 winner of the award, a lifetime achievement award of sorts presented by Folk Music Ontario, is ...
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Listen to your 2020 Folk Music Ontario award winners

Folk Music Ontario has announced the winners of its annual awards, which would typically be presented at its annual conference around now – were it not for the COVID-19 pandemic and the cancellation of all such large gatherings. Listen to ...