Episode 272: Kingsville Folk 2016

This episode is the first of two that features interviews recorded at the 2016 Kingsville Folk Music Festival. Festival producers John and Michelle Law have brought a lovely festival to South-Western Ontario and despite some rain on the Saturday – which didn’t dampen spirits at all, we were all treated to a wonderful weekend of live music and community. Folk Roots Radio was very fortunate to have some artists stop by to chat about their music, and their festival experiences. This week we feature interviews with Connie Kaldor, Erika Kulnys, Gordie Tentrees, Jaxon Haldane, Karen Morand and a festival visitor coming all the way from Germany, Oliver Tamagnini alongside some music from festival artists. I think we’ve captured a little bit of the flavor of the festival and I hope you enjoy it. Special thanks to Gary Glass from Quantum Sound Productions for his help in recording these interviews. Photo: windsorite.ca.

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)

Dale Butler
Thirty Years On
A Songwriter’s Journey (2016, Self) CDN

Interview: Connie Kaldor

Connie Kaldor
Wind Blow Through (Someone Opened Your Heart)
Love Sask (2015, Coyote Entertainment) CDN

Interview: Erika Kulnys

Erika Kulnys
Love Me In The Morning (Live)
Live at KFMF

Interview: Gordie Tentrees & Jaxon Haldane

Gordie Tentrees
Lost Guitar
Less Is More (2015, Buckaroo Records) CDN

Interview: Karen Morand

Karen Morand
Big Muddy (Live)
In The Studio

Interview: Oliver Tamagnini

Buffy Sainte-Marie
It’s My Way
Power In The Blood (2015, True North Records) CDN

Erika Kulnys
I’m On Fire (Live)
Live at KFMF

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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