Tag: New Brunswick

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Here are your 2020 Canadian Folk Music Award nominees

The board of the Canadian Folk Music Awards has just announced the nominees for the 2020 awards, which will be handed out in Charlottetown, PEI April 3 and 4.  Congratulations to all of this year’s nominees! Traditional Album of the ...
Album review

Arise & Go – Meeting Place

This lovely CD is yet another example of the cross-border pollination that happens among the fantastically good musicians from Canada and the United States. That arbitrary political line we call a border does not exist when musicians get together. Fiddler ...
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This Frontier Needs Heroes set for 30-city summer Canadian tour

This Frontier Needs Heroes is the moniker of singer-songwriter Brad Lauretti, who in various forms and lineup changes has spent the past 10 years playing shows all over the world – logging thousands of miles in his car, touring the greatest ...
New music in our mailbox!

Meg Tennant, My Father’s Son, and Alicia Toner

  Gordy the Moose presents some of his favourite new music from the submissions that have arrived in the Roots Music Canada virtual mailbox. Meg Tennant – Echoed Light Apart from getting some love from our friends over at Penguin Eggs, ...
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Steven Bowers – “Bad Friend” (video)

Newfoundland-born Steven Bowers earned an East Coast Music Award nomination folk Folk Recording of the Year back in 2008, along with several Music Nova Scotia Award nods, and since then, he’s managed to get his music featured in a few ...
New music in our mailbox!

Vissia, Debbie Adshade, Joe Nolan, and Missy Bauman

Gordy the Moose presents some of his favourite new music from the submissions that have arrived in the Roots Music Canada virtual mailbox.  There was so much this month, we had to give him a bonus column to feature it ...
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Tomato Tomato release new single ‘Kite Song’ from upcoming Canary ...

Tomato Tomato, the Saint John, New Brunswick-based roots rock outfit led by Lisa and John McLaggan, will release its new album, Canary In A Coal Mine, on March 1, but fans can get an early taste with the new single, “Kite Song,” ...
Feature

Matt Andersen has a new album coming; take a ...

Award-winning Canadian soul-bluesman Matt Andersen has announced the forthcoming release of Halfway Home by Morning, which will be available via True North Records on Mar. 22. Unbridled joy springs eternal from Halfway Home by Morning, Matt’s tenth full-length release. The album was ...
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Chris Antonik and Ashley Belmer take Northwood on the road

Three-time Maple Blues Award nominee Chris Antonik has announced a new acoustic tour for fall 2018 with Canadian vocalist and partner Ashley Belmer, called Northwood. After three successful albums and tours across North America and the UK, acclaimed guitarist, singer, ...
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Piper and Carson capture sounds of the country on self-titled ...

Piper Hayes is a Toronto-raised musician with a keen interest in grassroots music. Her latest album, Piper & Carson – with partner Carson Ritcey-Thorpe – was released Dec. 8, 2017, and Piper is now preparing to go on tour through ...