Tag: Festivals

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Night two at CityFolk opened by rocker Sophia Radisch

At only 24 years of age, this young rocker has accomplished a great deal. With two albums under her belt, numerous awards, an author credit in Canadian Musician Magazine for her article entitled “Finding Your Passion,” stage and film credits, ...
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Kathleen Edwards helps to open the CityFolk festival

One of Ottawa’s own, Kathleen Edwards, took the stage last night at the opening of the City Folk Music Festival, which runs for five nights this weekend and next. Ten years ago to the day, she was performing at the ...
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Zach Bryan wows the massive crowd at CityFolk festival

At the young age of 26, Zach Bryan is an American Veteran. He wrote and played songs and made a music video on a cell phone in the barracks where he was stationed in Washington State. He left the military ...
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The CityFolk festival kicked off last night and oh what ...

It was a perfect summer evening for the last outdoor music festival before the winter covers this magnificent city with snow. The moon was full, the temperature was perfect and the girls were dressed in crop tops with high waist ...
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How John Fogerty has risen above adversity on a journey ...

Even if you are young and have never heard of John Fogerty or CCR, chances are you have heard his hit song, “Centerfield,” which was his first solo album after the breakup of the famous band in the 1970’s. John ...
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5 more acts to catch at Summerfolk this weekend

Unlike many Canadian music festivals, Summerfolk in Owen Sound did actually go ahead last year, but in a much less conventional format from the usual gathering at Kelso Beach – more like a festival of small halls than a mass ...
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5 acts Bev Kreller can’t wait to see at Summerfolk

Summerfolk 2022 is almost here. It’s back to a full-on live-and-in-person event after a two-year absence, and back to the Kelso Beach location, with a lot to look forward to. It’s also a return to a very “folk festival” lineup ...
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Dispatches from the Goderich Celtic Roots Festival day three (Sunday)

It’s day three of the Goderich Celtic Roots Music Festival’s weekend edition, but festival events have been going on since Aug. 1. Even on the final day of what must be a long week for the volunteers and crew, warm ...
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Dispatches from the Goderich Celtic Roots Festival, day two (Saturday)

It is Saturday, Aug. 6, day two of the Goderich Celtic Roots Music Festival. The summer sun is shining bright and hot as can be. Festival-goers share the shade of the countless tall trees that inhabit the park, as we ...
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Dispatches from the Edmonton Folk Music Festival day four (Sunday)

Sunday sure was a hot one in Edmonton, but that didn’t stop the fans from soaking up the tunes on the last day of the Edmonton Folk Music Festival. We caught the set by De Temps Antan. If you haven’t ...