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Listen to the 2022 Western Canadian Music Award nominees in ...

The Western Canadian Music Awards unveiled this year’s nominees last Tuesday. The awards will be handed out during the Breakout West conference and festival Sept. 28 to Oct. 2 in Calgary. The annual event features daily industry panels, networking events, ...
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Kyle McKearney announces tour dates and shares new single ‘Grandfather’

Kyle McKearney has emerged as one of the leading Canadian voices within the Americana scene since the release of his 2021 debut solo album Down-Home. Recently named one of SiriusXM’s Top of the Country Semi-Finalists, the Calgary-based singer-songwriter also took second ...
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Check out these new singles from Martha Wainwright, Donovan Woods ...

Martha Wainwright has just released a new single, “Wolves,” which was recorded during the sessions for her four-year-old album Goodnight City but never released because it didn’t quite fit the final album sequence. It has always remained a favourite, she said, not ...
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The latest on how folk/world music promoters across Canada are ...

Concert promoters across Canada are adapting events to fit COVID-19 protocols, but they are also operating through continued uncertainty as the Omicron variant becomes of increased concern. Like many concert organizers, the co-owner of Northern Lights Folk Club in Edmonton, ...
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T. Buckley’s New Album Reflects Much More Than Family History

Alberta singer-songwriter T. Buckley’s new album Frame By Frame is filled with songs reflecting on the influence other people. In particular, how family members impact our lives and attitudes. Sometimes it seems the spirit of a long gone family member is carried ...
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T. Buckley celebrates family on ‘Marilyn’ from forthcoming album Frame ...

Acclaimed Calgary, AB-based Americana artist T. Buckley is offering another preview of his forthcoming album, Frame By Frame, with the single “Marilyn,” an uplifting tribute to the power of family. With backing by his top-notch band of multi-instrumentalists, T. delivers ...
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Humble folk icon James Keelaghan is kicking off Home Routes’ ...

Sitting down for an interview via video chat with his kitchen as the backdrop, James Keelaghan appears no different from any normal and humble person prepping for a talk with a close friend. Yet, James has been making history with ...
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The Hello Darlins release debut single “Still Waters” ft. Matt ...

After years of working with some of Canada’s most prominent country and roots artists, singer/producer Candace Lacina and keyboardist/producer Mike Little have finally realized their long-held dream of guiding their own project. The Calgary-based couple first conceived The Hello Darlins ...
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Western Canada, Juno nominee Irish Mythen is coming your way!

The new year has been off to an explosive start for Irish-born, PEI-based singer-songwriter Irish Mythen – almost as explosive as that massive voice of hers. She’s been nominated for a Juno for Contemporary Roots Album of the Year and ...
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Tom Coxworth’s Top 10 of 2019

Tom Coxworth is the host of Folk Routes on the CKUA radio network in Alberta and generally an icon of the Canadian folk scene. He’s had a life-long love affair with roots music from all around the world, and there ...