Tag - Chester Field and The Sofa Kings

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Sarah Jane Scouten at Silence on May 23
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Episode 194: JD Edwards
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Folk Roots Radio presents… Sarah Jane Scouten
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Roots Rock Revival Party

Sarah Jane Scouten at Silence on May 23

Sarah Jane Scouten brings her unique blend of roots music back to Guelph on Saturday May 23 for a Folk Roots Radio presents… show at Silence, Guelph’s premier listening venue. For this show Sarah will be joined by Alan Mackie (from The Bombadils and Jaron Freeman Fox and the Opposite of Everything) on stand-up bass. The opening act for the evening will be Guelph’s own bluegrass band The Chesterfield Trio, the abbreviated version of Chester Field and The Sofa Kings. It promises to be a great night so get your tickets early! We caught up with Sarah at home in Toronto to chat about the Guelph show, and her most recent album, “The Cape” which was nominated for two Canadian Folk Music Awards. Music: Sarah Jane Scouten, “The Cape” from “The Cape” (2014, Self).

Sarah Jane Scouten w/ The Chesterfield Trio
Saturday May 23 at 8 p.m. (Doors 7:30 p.m.)
Silence, 46 Essex Street, Guelph, ON
Tickets $15 ($20 at the door).
Purchase advance tickets HERE.

Episode 194: JD Edwards

Episode 194 of Folk Roots Radio featured another interview recorded at the Folk Music Ontario conference this past October. Winnipeg’s JD Edwards joined us for an impromptu session and an opportunity to chat about his music with both The JD Edwards Band and his new project with former Wailin’ Jenny Cara LuftThe Small Glories. You can listen to the full interview here. As usual, we made room for some new music, alongside our mystery theme and guilty pleasure.

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Folk Roots Radio presents… Sarah Jane Scouten

Sarah Jane Scouten brings her unique blend of roots music back to Guelph for a Folk Roots Radio presents… show at Silence on Saturday May 23 at 8 p.m. For this show she will be joined by Alan Mackie (from The Bombadils and Jaron Freeman Fox and the Opposite of Everything) on stand-up bass. The opening act for the evening will be Guelph’s own bluegrass band The Chesterfield Trio, the abbreviated version of Chester Field and The Sofa Kings. It promises to be a great night so get your tickets early!

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Roots Rock Revival Party

The Funky Mamas, four great Guelph folk-roots musicians who focus on producing music for children, are part of a very special show at the ANAF club, Guelph on May 24 2014. And this time… they will be playing music for adults! The event billed as a Roots Rock Revival Party is a fundraiser for both the Guelph Children’s Festival and the Seed Community Food Hub. Also on the bill are Chesterfield and the Sofa Kings and Monk-E Zoot. The event kicks off at 9 p.m. Admission is only $5 (PWYC) which sounds like a great deal for a great cause!

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