Tag: Folk Music Ontario

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Alka Sharma: the exit interview, as she departs as leader ...

Alka Sharma started working for Folk Music Ontario in 2013. Back then, the organization’s name was The Ontario Council of Folk Festivals, and they were in the midst of a name change.  After working with Folk Music Ontario for eight ...
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Barry James Payne reflects on a life of music as ...

Like many fans and musicians, I have been into music all of my life. I saw The Beatles debut on Ed Sullivan. I was six. After that, it was broomstick guitar bands in the front room every Saturday with my ...
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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 ...