Tag - Amelia Curran

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Folk Roots Radio Episode 311: Benjamin Dakota Rogers Interview & More New Releases
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Folk Roots Radio Episode 309 – We’re All About The Music!
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Episode 214: Fred Eaglesmith & The Oh Chays
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Episode 209: Stephen Fearing & The Once
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Canadian Folk Music Awards 2015
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Episode 191: Charlie Angus
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Playlist: Episode 177
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Playlist: Episode 174
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Hillside Performers 2014

Folk Roots Radio Episode 311: Benjamin Dakota Rogers Interview & More New Releases

Multi-instrumentalist singer/songwriter and composer Benjamin Dakota Rogers joins us on Episode 311 of Folk Roots Radio to chat about his latest album “Whisky & Pine”. He also plays three songs live for us – including a new song that’s yet to be recorded. And, as always, we take a look at some of the latest new releases. Check out the full playlist below.

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Folk Roots Radio Episode 309 – We’re All About The Music!

We’re all about the music on Episode 309 of Folk Roots Radio as we take a look at more of the latest new releases including a first listen to “Watershed” – the new album from Amelia Curran, a new demo from Kerrville New Folk winning singer-songwriter Ernest Troost and a great new instrumental album from Belgian mandolin band MANdolinMAN. Check out the full playlist below.

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Episode 214: Fred Eaglesmith & The Oh Chays

This week on Folk Roots Radio we talk to Fred Eaglesmith about his upcoming Ontario shows and replay an interview with The Oh Chays recorded at the 2014 Folk Music Ontario conference. We also continue our run down of artists nominated for the 2015 Canadian Folk Music Awards.

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Episode 209: Stephen Fearing & The Once

This week’s Folk Roots Radio features two interviews – Stephen Fearing joins us to chat about his songwriting workshop and concert, taking place on Friday September 25 in Waterloo ON. And later, we catch up with Newfoundland band The Once at this summer’s Hillside Festival. As always, there’s a lot of new music on the show, and we continue our run down of the nominations for the 2015 Canadian Folk Music Awards.

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Canadian Folk Music Awards 2015

The nominations for the 2015 Canadian Folk Music Awards have been announced. Pharis and Jason Romero lead the pack with four nominations for their album “A Wanderer I’ll Stay”. Their nominations include Traditional Album of the Year, Vocal Group of the Year, Traditional Singer of the Year (Pharis Romero), and Producer of the Year (Pharis and Jason Romero with David Travers-Smith). Amelia Curran (St John’s, NL), Fortunate Ones (St John’s, NL),  Jenn Grant (Lake Echo, NS),  Whitehorse (Toronto, ON) and Catherine MacLellan (Charlottetown, PEI) each received three nominations.

This year’s youngest nominee is nine year old Vancouver Island artist Stella Swanson for the album “I’m Not A Bunny” in the Children’s Album of the Year category. Inspired by Stella’s pet bunny Romeo, the album was produced by Comox’s Helen Austin, a previous Canadian Folk Music Award and Juno Award recipient and a nominee this year with her group Big Little Lions.

Check out the full list of nominees here. We’ll be previewing the nominees on upcoming editions of Folk Roots Radio.

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Episode 191: Charlie Angus

This week’s Folk Roots Radio featured an interview with singer-songwriter, politician and Canadian MP (Timmins-James Bay) Charlie Angus, who joined us to chat about his music, activism and politics. You can find the interview online here. As always, we found time to include some new music alongside our mystery theme and guilty pleasure.

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Playlist: Episode 177

This week’s Folk Roots Radio featured an interview about keeping music live and local with Al Robitaille from Georgetown Musictown and Mike Willis from Uncorked on Main, a new tapas & wine bar and music venue in Georgetown Ontario. Later in the show, Toronto-based singer-songwriter Shawn William Clarke joined us to chat about his latest album “William”. As usual we included lots of new music, as well as our mystery theme and guilty pleasure.

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Playlist: Episode 174

Folk Roots Radio on November 8 2014 was all about the music… lots of it, and, much of it new. As usual we also featured a new mystery theme and guilty pleasure.

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Hillside Performers 2014

The 2014 Hillside Festival takes place July 25-27 2014 at Guelph Lake, Guelph, Ontario. The performers have just been announced, and, as usual, there is something for everyone.

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