Tag: St. John’s

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Ian Foster & Nancy Hynes launch their Christmas special today

In all of our lives, we’ve had occasion to feel affection and warmth towards an inanimate object. Think for a moment about your favourite teddy bear, doll or even your first car. These are items that you have a personal ...
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David Picco releases new single ‘If You Wanna Change My ...

St. John’s, NL singer-songwriter David Picco has returned with “If You Wanna Change My Mind,” a hypnotizing new single that sets the stage for his sixth full-length album, Live It Down, due in February 2021. The single is available today ...
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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 ...
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NL Folk Fest artists talk to Lindsay Ferguson about the ...

Greetings from St. John‘s, NL. The Newfoundland and Labrador Folk Festival has wrapped up after three days and nights of fabulous folkiness, flavours of all kinds, and songs of all colours, and I had the great pleasure to take it ...
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Lindsay Ferguson is on her way to the Newfoundland and ...

As I write to you just now, I am 35,000 feet up in the air, soaring on a plane to Newfoundland. It is not the first time, and it will not be the last. Three summers ago was my last ...
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David Picco shares ‘I Can’t Lose You’ video from upcoming ...

  St. John’s, NL singer-songwriter David Picco returns on May 31 with Out Of The Past, his first new collection in four years. We’re proud to share the video for the first single, “I Can’t Lose You,” an instantly catchy ...
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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 ...
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The Once – Nov. 21 at Mills Hardware, Hamilton (plus ...

You’d think a Wednesday night would be a hard sell for a folk music concert in Hamilton, Ont., but no.  The Once was headlining the show. This trio from The Rock deservedly has a really strong following. For over ten ...
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The debut record, Marion, by Jenina MacGillivray is the real ...

When Jenina MacGillivray writes a song, she writes it with a paint brush. Each song is a different shade of loss, love and fate and friendship. In this poetic gathering of stories one can easily walk right in through the door ...
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Ian Foster and Nancy Hynes are releasing their first official ...

Newfoundlanders Ian Foster and Nancy Hynes have been making music together for years, primarily with Nancy lending backup vocals to Ian’s folk originals. This year, for the first time, the pair has decided to release an album as an official ...