Tag: St. John’s

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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 ...
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A western Canadian tribute to Newfoundland icons: Buddy Wasisname ...

What if I told you there was a Canadian band winding down its final cross-Canada tour? What if I told you this band has been touring Canada and performing for over 35 years? What if I told you this band ...
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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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The Ennis Sisters – Keeping Time (see them at ...

In a career of over 20 years, the Ennis Sisters have established a national reputation for their elegance in harmony and repertoire, illuminating the song traditions of their native Newfoundland with the luster that only sisters can conjure. Along the ...