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Folk Roots Radio Episode 332: Hey Canada!
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Folk Roots Radio Episode 305: We’re All About The Music!
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Folk Roots Radio Episode 304: Julian Taylor Interview & More New Releases
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Folk Roots Radio Episode 292: Bryan McPherson Interview & More New Releases
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Episode 251: Manitoba Hal
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Stephen Fearing in Waterloo
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Playlist: Episode 184
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Episode 147: Rick Avery

Folk Roots Radio Episode 332: Hey Canada!

We continue to celebrate Canada Day on Episode 332 of Folk Roots Radio. This special edition of the show is a bit of a travelogue as we start out in the east of the country and head west, but really it’s just another chance for me to share more of my favourite songs about the country I now call home. I hope you enjoy the mix. Happy Canada Day everyone! Check out the full playlist below.

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Folk Roots Radio Episode 305: We’re All About The Music!

We’re all about the music on Episode 305 of Folk Roots Radio as we take a look at more of the latest new releases, including a first look at the new Blackie & The Rodeo Kings duet album “Kings & Kings”, a political single from Ernest Troost, a new gritty Lynne Hanson release and a great compilation from the Battlefield Band. You can check out the full playlist to Episode 305 below.

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Folk Roots Radio Episode 304: Julian Taylor Interview & More New Releases

Episode 304 of Folk Roots Radio features an interview with Julian Taylor, leader of self-described “pilgrims of funk, soul ‘n’ roll” – the Julian Taylor Band, recorded at the Folk Music Ontario conference. We also feature music from the band’s great 2016 double album “Desert Star”. And, as always, we take a look at some of the latest new releases. Check out the full playlist online at http://folkrootsradio.com.

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Folk Roots Radio Episode 292: Bryan McPherson Interview & More New Releases

U.S. folk singer and activist Bryan McPherson joins us on this episode to chat about his music, latest album “Wedgwood” and upcoming shows in Eastern Canada. We also take a look at some of the latest new releases.

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Episode 251: Manitoba Hal

This episode of Folk Roots Radio features an interview with Manitoba Hal Brolund who has dedicated his musical career to proving that the ukulele is a mighty instrument despite only having four strings. It’s a really informative interview and well worth checking out. As always we also have a great selection of new music we’ve received to share with you. Photo credit: James Millar.

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Stephen Fearing in Waterloo

Stephen Fearing will be in Waterloo on Friday September 25 for a day-long songwriting workshop and a solo evening concert. The songwriting workshop takes place at The Button Factory, 25 Regina St. S.in Waterloo. The evening concert takes place at First United Church, 16 William St. W., Waterloo at 8:00 pm. We caught up with Stephen at home in B.C. Music: Stephen Fearing “The Golden Days” and “As The Crow Flies” from “Between Hurricanes” (2013, Lowdenproud). Photo: Jason MacNamara.

Stephen Fearing – Songwriting Workshop
Friday September 25 from 10 a.m. till 3 p.m.
The Button Factory, 25 Regina St. S.in Waterloo.
Cost: $75 for the day with lunch included. Buy tickets HERE.

Stephen Fearing in Concert
Friday September 25 at 8:00 pm, $25
First United Church, 16 William St. W., Waterloo
Tickets: $25 in advance , $30 at the door. Advance tickets can be purchased online HERE.

Playlist: Episode 184

There are no interviews on this week’s show just lots of great music. We’ve received some great new albums in the early part of this year and it only seemed right to make the music the focus of the show. As usual we found time for a new mystery theme and guilty pleasure.

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Episode 147: Rick Avery

Folk Roots Radio on April 26 2014 (Episode 147) featured an interview with Rick Avery (from local trad folk combo Relative Harmony) about the Brian Pickell Band‘s visit to Guelph and a welcomed replay of an in studio appearance by Crash Bamboo, feat. Ambre McLean and Preetam Sengupta.

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