Tag: PEI

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Western Canada, Juno nominee Irish Mythen is coming your way!

The new year has been off to an explosive start for Irish-born, PEI-based singer-songwriter Irish Mythen – almost as explosive as that massive voice of hers. She’s been nominated for a Juno for Contemporary Roots Album of the Year and ...
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The Canadian Folk Music Awards have announced this year’s performers

The board of the Canadian Folk Music Awards has announced the performer line-up for the 15th annual CFMA weekend, which is being held, for the first time ever, in Charlottetown, PE. The awards weekend consists of two nights of awards ...
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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 ...
Feature

Old Man Luedecke talks Easy Money with Ted Ferris

I recently sat down with Chris Luedecke, the two-time Juno Award-winning singer-songwriter otherwise known as Old Man Luedecke. Chris had just recently returned to Canada after touring throughout the UK and Europe most of the summer. As we sat in ...
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Check out Gordie MacKeeman’s cover of Gene MacLellan

OK, so we’re a little behind the times on this one, but we’re really loving this cover of Gene MacLellan’s “Just Want to be Loved by You” by Gordie MacKeeman and his Rhythm Boys. The Boys’ new album, Dreamland, came ...
Concert review

Sarah MacDonald wraps up the Rollo Bay Fiddle Festival

The 2019 Rollo Bay Fiddle Festival was certainly one for the books. This year marked the festival’s 43rd year, however this year was my first year in attendance. One thing I noticed right away about the festival (and something I ...
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Four hot acts to catch this weekend at the Rollo ...

The Rollo Bay Fiddle Festival is upon us! From July 19 to– 21,, music lovers can flock to the beautiful rural region of Rollo Bay, just minutes outside the coastal town of Souris in eastern Prince Edward Island. To give ...
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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 ...
Exclusive preview!

Irish Mythen – ‘La Vie’

Irish Mythen’s brand new album was supposed to be out April 12, but you know how these things go. Albums get delayed for a myriad of reasons, and Irish’s brand new project, Little Bones, was one of the (un)lucky ones ...
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, ...