Tag: Toronto

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The incredible true story of celebrity roots music album designer ...

I first met Michael Wrycraft on a tour bus to Graceland, during the 1998 Folk Alliance conference in Memphis, TN. I’d already seen him on a movie screen perhaps a year or two earlier when, in a previous job at ...
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Meg Tennant – Echoed Light

A mist rises over the lake at dawn and is vanquished, not by the dark, but by excesses of sunlight. The glorious harmonies that resonate to the inner ear disappear when sung. Within the folds of a new acoustic–based collection ...
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Elliott BROOD is performing this month with Toronto’s newchoir

There’s an image that enters most people’s minds when they hear the word “choir” and a very different image when they hear the words “folk band.” Combining the two may seem unexpected, but when the choir is Toronto’s premier rock ...
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Hamilton’s Freewheeling Folk Show turns … wait for it … ...

As much as this will sound like it is about me, I can assure you my original intentions have been and will always be about the music and promoting great talent. On May 25, I will be celebrating the 25th ...
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T. Nile releases brand new album Beachfires

From her early days in a cabin on Galiano Island, B.C. to the pulsing dance clubs of Goa, India, award-winning Canadian songwriter T. Nile has always blurred musical boundaries, fusing the traditionally conflicting styles of electro-pop and folk-roots. Her new ...
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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 ...
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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, ...

Tim Booth’s Toronto Art Orchestra 

Wednesday, April 24, 2019 | 8:30pm Tim Booth’s Toronto Art Orchestra Advance $20.00 / Door $25.00 * One of Canada’s top jazz orchestras is returning to the Toronto stage in what will truly be an all-star event. Toronto Art Orchestra ...
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David Newland is releasing his new Northwest Passage-themed album Friday

  David Newland is a Canadian adventurer, writer and miner of song – and also the co-founder of this here web site – so we’re always excited when he puts out a new project. And that’s exactly what he’s doing ...
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Corby recaps the Toronto Blues Society’s Digital Boot Camp for ...

  On a good day, the Toronto Blues Society does more than sit around haggling over the value of old Lonnie Johnson 78s. On a very good day in early April, they hosted an informative Digital Boot Camp for musicians ...