Folk Roots Radio Overtime on May 16 focused on the Starlight Series at this year’s Elora Festival which runs from July 10-26 2015. The Starlight Series of late night jazz, blues and roots shows takes place in the Heritage Barn at the Wellington Museum & Archives and features jazz with the Mike Janzen Trio on July 11, jug band roots, blues and jazz from Frog & Henry on July 18 and roots, blues and jazz from Glenn Buhr & The Button Factory Band on July 25. Festival marketing coordinator Jared Davison joined us in the studio to chat about the festival alongside music from the performers and interviews with Mike Janzen and Glenn Buhr. For more information about this year’s festival, visit elorafestival.ca. Music: Frog & Henry “You Rascal You” from “Frog & Henry” (2014, Self), Mike Janzen Trio “Metronome” from “Metronome” (2014, Self), Mike Janzen Trio “The Summer That Winter Was” from “Metronome” (2014, Self), Frog & Henry “Sitting In The Chimney Jamb” from “Frog & Henry” (2014, Self), Glenn Buhr & The Button Factory Band “The Circus Lie” (2014, Demo), Glenn Buhr & The Button Factory Band “While Babies Sleep” (2014, Demo) and Mike Janzen Trio “Long Journey Home” from “Metronome” (2014, Self).
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Host of Folk Roots Radio, Jan Hall started in Radio in 1993 at WEFT 90.1fm in Champaign-Urbana, Illinois. Folk Roots Radio (formerly Royal City Rag) debuted on CFRU 93.3fm in August 2005 before developing into a syndicated radio show. As the host of Folk Roots Radio, Jan focuses on bringing new folk, roots and blues music and the voices of upcoming and independent artists to the airwaves. Jan is also a much sought after stage host and festival emcee. In 2019, Jan Hall received Folk Music Ontario's prestigious Estelle Klein Award for her contribution to Ontario's folk music community.