Episode 267: Francine Leclair

Leamington-based singer-songwriter Francine Leclair will be appearing at this summer’s Kingsville Folk Music Festival, taking place in beautiful Lakeside Park, in Kingsville, on the shore of Lake Erie from August 12-14. Francine joined us in the studio to chat about her music and also plays a couple of new songs live for us. We also include music from some of the other artists heading to Kingsville this summer. For more information about the Kingsville Folk Music Festival, visit kingsvillefolkfest.org.

You can find the full playlist with artist links below. Please share your love for all the great folk and roots music out there. Thanks to all the artists who share their music with us, and thank you for listening. We have a lot of great music to bring you on future shows. I hope you’ll join us! You can listen to this episode again on Mixcloud by following the link below.

Nicolas & The Iceni (Theme)
Lucy She Rises (Demo)
Roll Right (expected 2016)

Francine Leclair
I’m Outta Here
Re-Drawn (2014, Self) CDN

Interview: Francine Leclair in the studio at Folk Roots Radio.

Francine Leclair
To Be Continued (Live)

Francine Leclair
I Soldier On (Live)

Francine Leclair and Friends
Lake Erie
(single) (2016, Self)

Bill Bourne
Scent Of The Bloom
Songs From A Gypsy Caravan (2012, Self/Linus Entertainment) CDN

Rob Lutes
Things We Didn’t Choose
The Bravest Birds (2012, Lucky Bear Records) CDN

Maneli Jamal
Most Glorious Day
The Ziur Movement (2013, Self) CDN

Garnet Rogers
Summer Lightning
Get A Witness (2007, Snow Goose Songs) CDN

About the author


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.

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