Tag: Toronto

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Farnaz Ohadi’s Persian flamenco will be one of your favourite ...

Tehran-born and now Vancouver-based artist Farnaz Ohadi is about to showcase her CFMA-nominated debut album Bird Dance for the first time outside of British Columbia. With the Bird Dance tour, Farnaz arrives on the national scene with a spellbinding story to ...
Concert review

How Winterfolk XVII helped Paul Corby get through another winter ...

A rousing carousel of song spun everything from simple roots folk to visceral blues scorchers past an audience of musical tourists this past weekend on the upper east bank of Toronto’s Don River. For the seventeenth consecutive year, the Winterfolk ...

Romani Jazz

Monday, February 25, 2019 | 8:30PM Romani Jazz Advance $25 | Door $30 * Inspired by gypsy roots, Romani Jazz seamlessly blends the traditional folk melodies of the  “Roma” people with the musical and improvisational elements of jazz to produce a unique , fusion acoustic experience. The ...

Don Ross: Louder Than Usual

Sunday, February 24, 2019 | 8:30PM Don Ross: Louder Than Usual Advance $45.00 / Door: $50.00 Canadian guitar legend, Don Ross, has been touring internationally for the last 30 years, bringing his trademark groove-based style to audiences in Canada, the ...

MOXIE

Monday, February 11, 2019 MOXIE Advance $15 / Door $20 * MOXIE is the music of a new era, where fluidity, cross-pollination, and innovation are the future and salvation of Irish music. -The Irish Examiner After a year of hibernation below surface ...
New music in our mailbox!

Vissia, Debbie Adshade, Joe Nolan, and Missy Bauman

Gordy the Moose presents some of his favourite new music from the submissions that have arrived in the Roots Music Canada virtual mailbox.  There was so much this month, we had to give him a bonus column to feature it ...

The Ward Cabaret

Tuesday, February 5, 2019 The Ward Cabaret Advance $25 / Door $30 * The Ward Cabaret reimagines the vibrant sound of Toronto’s first multi-cultural neighbourhood. JUNO Award-winning musician and composer David Buchbinder is joined by a collaborative team of musicians, ...
News

Here are your Maple Blues Award winners for 2019

The Maple Blues Awards have just wrapped up in Toronto, and Paul Corby and David Hynes were there covering it for Roots Music Canada.  They’ll have a wrap-up tomorrow.  Meanwhile, here is the full list of winners.  Congratulations to all! ...
New music in our mailbox!

Joe Bass, Ronley Teper, Alanna Matty, and Villages

Gordy the Moose presents some of his favourite new music from the submissions that have arrived in the Roots Music Canada virtual mailbox. Joe Bass – Part Timer (Release date: Dec. 21, 2018) First of all, let’s get one thing ...
Exclusive preview!

Hear Darcy Windover’s new single ‘How To Be Lonely’ from ...

Toronto singer-songwriter Darcy Windover is making a powerful return with his new single, “How To Be Lonely,” from his upcoming album Cope, set for release this spring. The song has deep personal meaning for Darcy, as it is a reflection ...