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Gathering Sparks at Redbird Live in Ottawa with special guest ...

You will come to listen, and walk away singing. GATHERING SPARKS is the graceful collision of Eve Goldberg and Jane Lewis—musical friends who blend tight harmonies, finely crafted songs, and a love of participatory singing to create an intimate and ...
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Lynne Hanson found a new way to produce her new ...

For the first time ever, I made exactly the record I intended to make, for good or bad,” said Lynne Hanson.  By the reactions so far to Lynne Hanson’s new album, Ice Cream In November, it’s good. Very good. Lynne’s eighth ...
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Rising blues star Angelique Francis has a new album out ...

It takes so much more than a strong voice, songs, and performing ability to break through the ocean’s swell of talent out there; it also takes a special something that, while hard to pinpoint, is undeniably irresistible. With that, there’s ...
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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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Check out Amanda Rheaume’s new single, ‘All Sides of Me’

Juno nominee Amanda Rheaumes new album, The Spaces In Between, is set to be released on May 27, and she’s just released a new single for us to check out. “’All Sides Of Me’ is a song about vulnerability and ...
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Fun in the running: Craig Cardiff reflects on the road ...

The life of a touring musician has been romanticized and idealized for years in books, movies and especially songs. For every “Homeward Bound,” detailing the drudgery and heartache of life on the road, there are many more like “On The ...
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Mark J. Nyvlt releases meditative video for ‘The Tree’ from ...

  I think it’s fair to say we’re all craving a little taste of the outdoors for mental and physical rejuvenation at the moment, and Ottawa jazz-folk troubadour Mark J. Nyvlt (pronounced “Ni-valt”) is here to oblige with the video ...
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Craig Cardiff releases the single & title track to his ...

Waterloo-raised, Ottawa-based indie folk artist Craig Cardiff sets out on his latest musical journey with his warm and gripping new single “All This Time Running” ahead of his new album of the same name. The three-minute-six-second single is an indirect ...
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OK, everyone, let’s do Graham Lindsey’s visual scavenger hunt

Hats off to Graham Lindsey for coming up with a way to keep us entertained as the pandemic winter drags into a pandemic spring – while also helping himself make an inexpensive music video. Graham decided to crowd source the ...
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Songs for the Revolution: acknowledging folk alliances

I want to acknowledge that I am writing this article from unceded Algonquin Territory. Songs for the Revolution is a monthly column digging into folk culture, the music and what lies beneath.  This one is about the International Folk Alliance ...