Tag: Vancouver

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Chris Ronald’s ‘City Girl’ offers a light in the dark

  “How about stepping off this bus / while the world still holds beautiful things?” Chris Ronald sings in his new release, “City Girl.” Its the first taste of the Vancouver-based artist’s upcoming album, Light & Dark, which comes out ...
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Dan Mangan’s new video casts ‘Lay Low’ in a new ...

Dan Mangan released a new video for his 2018 song “Lay Low” on April 21. The video — shot over the span of a year by director Deryn Robson — follows two-year old Auggie (Deryn’s son) as he reckons with ...

Dave Gunning and JP Cormier WEB EVENT

Gunning & Cormier go back 23 years when Dave had a fiddle player drop out of a show at the last minute. “He hired me for a gig when I was just back from Nashville, nobody knew me here,” says ...
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5 sea shanties by Canadian performers for all you #seashantytiktok ...

Greetings!  If you’ve just joined us from Google after doing a search on the words “sea shanty,” I’d like to welcome you to Roots Music Canada.  We’re you’re home on the web for all things Canadian folk, roots, and world ...
Concert review

The Moonshinin’ Music Fest live stream – Dec. 6 from ...

As it is the season, venues and performers are putting aside their inner concerns for more benevolent efforts, such as the Moonshinin’ Music Fest Live Stream, Saturday evening, Dec. 6 at the Rickshaw Theatre in Vancouver.  Organized and hosted by ...
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Leah Barley releases new lyric video and announces Boxing Day ...

  Since releasing her latest album, Bring Out Your Dead, in early October, Vancouver singer-songwriter Leah Barley has been making a strong impression within the folk world, both in Canada and abroad. Much of the praise has highlighted the album’s ...
New music in our mailbox!

Pat Chessell, Zachary Toigo, Jessica Pearson & the East Wind, ...

Gordy the Moose has been cleaning out the Roots Music Canada virtual mailbox before the end of the year and catching up on all the new music inside.  Here he presents Part 1 of his favourite finds. Pat Chessell – ...
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Dalannah’s latest single and video is a powerful ‘Look Ahead’

Canadian matriarch of the blues and veritable musical force of nature Dalannah takes an optimistic, introspective, and encouraging “Look Ahead” with her latest single and video. “This song is an invitation and a reminder for us all as ‘stewards of ...
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Luke Wallace: a voice for 2020?

There are specific songs, certain albums and moments in music that have a way of sticking with you over the years. Beyond the songs themselves, this has so much to do with who you were at those times. For me, ...
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The Fugitives reimagine WWI trench songs on their brand new ...

Award-winning Canadian folk collective the Fugitives have thumbed through extensive archives to raise and reimagine the past in this, their new album, Trench Songs. “Trench songs were written by frontline soldiers during WWI,” Brendan McLeod explained of the concept behind ...