Archive - June 2022

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Folk Roots Radio Episode 636: feat. The Slocan Ramblers – Up The Hill And Through The Fog & More New Releases
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Folk Roots Radio Episode 635: feat. woe11er – try it up here & More New Releases
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Folk Roots Radio Episode 634: We’re All About The Music! (High Road Hope-Filled Edition)
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Folk Roots Radio Episode 633: We’re All About The Music! (Find Your Own Way Edition)

Folk Roots Radio Episode 636: feat. The Slocan Ramblers – Up The Hill And Through The Fog & More New Releases

Frank Evans, banjo player with the wonderful Canadian bluegrass band The Slocan Ramblers joins us on Episode 636 of Folk Roots Radio to chat about their latest album “Up the Hill And Through The Fog”. A band that are clearly on the rise, The Slocan Ramblers were the International Bluegrass Music Association‘s Momentum Band of the Year in 2020. They also picked up a Juno Award Nomination for their last album, the excellent Queen City Jubilee from 2018. The Slocan Ramblers will be touring extensively in Canada and elsewhere this summer. As always, we wrap up the rest of the episode with more new releases and this time around we hear from Amy Speace, Tekla Waterfield & Jeff Fielder, Karine Polwart & Dave Milligan, Jocelyn Pettit, Sultans of String, Tami Neilson, The Dustbowl Daddies and Michael McDermott. Remember, if you like what you hear on Folk Roots Radio… and want to support the artists… don’t just stream their music, BUY their music and then you’ll really make a difference to their income during this difficult time, when live show opportunities are harder to come by. Check out the full playlist below.

Best 2020
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Folk Roots Radio Episode 635: feat. woe11er – try it up here & More New Releases

We have another great interview to share with you on Episode 635 of Folk Roots Radio. Singer-songwriter woe11er joins us to chat about his debut solo album “try it up here”, a new recording that tells stories of life in the peaceful port village of Lion’s Head on the Bruce Peninsula in Ontario and people facing down challenging times, while spreading a gospel of love, friendship and community. It’s a great album, and one that lead to a really thought-provoking conversation. We’re pleased to share part of that with you on this episode. As always, we wrap things up with more new releases and this time around we hear from OXLIP, Kim Beggs, The Redhill Valleys, Lizzy Hoyt, Sheila Veerkamp (with Peter Tangredi), Diana Jones, Ken Whiteley and Martyn Joseph. Remember, if you like what you hear on Folk Roots Radio… and want to support the artists… don’t just stream their music, BUY their music and then you’ll really make a difference to their income during this difficult time, when live show opportunities are harder to come by. Check out the full playlist below.

Best 2020
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Folk Roots Radio Episode 634: We’re All About The Music! (High Road Hope-Filled Edition)

Join us on Episode 634 of Folk Roots Radio for another hour of great new music with a set of songs that sound just so good together. This time around we check out new releases from Kristen Martell, Kim Beggs, Aoife O’Donovan, Mariel Buckley, Catrin Finch & Seckou Keita, Fortunate Ones, George Woodhouse & The Public Service, Rob Heath, Orville Peck, Nelson Little, Melanie Peterson, The Slocan Ramblers, David Myles, Oysterband, String Bone and Dennis Ellsworth. Remember, if you like what you hear on Folk Roots Radio… and want to support the artists… don’t just stream their music, BUY their music and then you’ll really make a difference to their income during this difficult time, when live show opportunities are harder to come by. Check out the full playlist below.

Best 2020

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Folk Roots Radio Episode 633: We’re All About The Music! (Find Your Own Way Edition)

We have another hour of great new releases to share with you on Episode 633 of Folk Roots Radio, and this time around they are all by Canadian artists. Join us as we check out new music from Lunar Bloom, Tragedy Ann, Ray Bonneville, Gunner & Smith, Jesse Cook, Ken Yates, Moonfruits, The Henrys, Noah Reid, Robert Thomas, Pharis & Jason Romero, Glen MacNeil, Willie Stratton, iskwē & Tom Wilson (Lee Harvey Osmond) and Joe Nolan. Remember, if you like what you hear on Folk Roots Radio… and want to support the artists… don’t just stream their music, BUY their music and then you’ll really make a difference to their income during this difficult time, when live show opportunities are harder to come by. Check out the full playlist below.

Best 2020

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