Tag: country

The Rogue Folk Club Presents The Paperboys

What better a band could there be to re-launch the Rogue than the Celtic / Latin revelry of Vancouver’s Paperboys? Actually, Vancouver is only a part of their geography these days, with band members from Victoria, Seattle, Havana, and Olympia ...
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Along for the Pride: Canadian Country Music Association saddles up ...

There was a time when queerness and country music went together like, well, hippies and hillbillies.   But as the soon-to-be-80-year-old Bob Dylan once sang, “the times, they are a changin.’” And these days, country music boasts a solid roster of ...
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New Brunswick country artist Laurie LeBlanc is longing for ‘Another ...

Canadian country singer-songwriter Laurie LeBlanc longs for “Another Night Like This” on his new single. “Imagine a warm summer night, the kind when fireworks and butterflies are ever so present, and you just don’t want it to end,” the Bouctouche, ...
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The Moonshinin’ Music Fest live stream – Dec. 6 from ...

As it is the season, venues and performers are putting aside their inner concerns for more benevolent efforts, such as the Moonshinin’ Music Fest Live Stream, Saturday evening, Dec. 6 at the Rickshaw Theatre in Vancouver.  Organized and hosted by ...
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Tom Jackson is doing the Huron Carole virtually this year

  For more than three decades philanthropist, actor and singer Tom Jackson has officially ushered in the holiday season with his legendary seasonal variety show and fundraiser, the Huron Carole. While its 33rd season may look a little different this ...
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Francine Honey has a new COVID-themed double-single: ‘Can’t Press Reset’ ...

Life can change in an instant. That saying has never been more relevant than it is today. In the blink of an eye, our world has been turned upside-down and forever changed by pandemic and protest, political upheaval and climate ...
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John Borra releases conceptual video for new single ‘Hambre & ...

As with all artists during this pandemic, the inability to play live has prompted John Borra to focus his creative energy elsewhere. One result is the Toronto singer-songwriter’s new video for “Hambre & Dolores,” one of the standout tracks from ...
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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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Stacked schedule at Sherwood Park’s Festival Place this March

Sherwood Park, Alta.’s Festival Place will be home to an eclectic mix of folk, blues, country, and traditional artists this March. From local to international performers, Festival Place is proudly presenting: Dave Gunning & J.P. Cormier | Friday, March 1 ...
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Colter Wall – Songs of the Plains

Losing a few hours from your weekend travelling through a YouTube rabbit hole seldom sees you emerge on the other side with anything other than a rejuvenated love for cat videos or an increased concern for the health and safety ...