Folk Roots Radio Episode 463: feat. Tim Moxam, StopGap On Tour & More New Releases

Folk Roots Radio Episode 463: feat. Tim Moxam and Stop Gap On Tour & More New Releases

Toronto singer-songwriter and carpenter Tim Moxam joins us on Episode 463 of Folk Roots Radio to chat about his music, latest album “Marlborough Hall” and the StopGap on Tour initiative – building and delivering StopGap wooden accessibility ramps to inaccessible music venues he visits while on tour. It’s a very inspirational interview, and definitely worth checking out. We also take a look at more of the new music we’ve received, and this time around we hear from Big Little Lions, Daniel Norgren, Jeremy Voltz, Linda McRae, Darling Cora, Rising Appalachia, Kevin Mitchell, Ian Reid, Peter Light and Gathering Sparks. Check out the full playlist below.

Interview

Full-time musician and full-time carpenter, Tim Moxam is putting all his skills to good use as he helps build and deliver wooden accessibility ramps to inaccessible music venues while on tour. Tim is coordinating the StopGap On Tour initiative, a program that partners musicians who possess a skilled trade (like Tim, and Broken Social Scene’s Jason Collett) with Toronto’s StopGap Foundation, a Canadian charity that is raising awareness about the importance of accessibility, inclusion, and a barrier-free society. Through StopGap’s Community Ramp Project, businesses with single step entryways are able to receive a custom built access ramp, drawing attention to the issue of accessibility, while at the same time creating an entrance that is accessible to everyone. Tim Moxam released the excellent “Marlborough Hall” earlier this year, the follow-up to his very well-received debut “Soft Summer” from 2016.

For more information about the music of Tim Moxam and upcoming tour dates, visit timmoxam.com.

Check out the video about the Stop Gap on Tour initiative HERE.

You can listen to this episode again on Soundcloud by following the link below. You can also listen to episodes of Folk Roots Radio, on demand, via iTunes, Stitcher and Tune-in Radio. (Click on the highlighted link to reach your chosen platform.)

Nicolas & The Iceni (Theme)
Lucy She Rises
Roll Right (2019, self)

Big Little Lions
Old Armchairs
Inside Voice (2019, AntiFragile) CDN

Daniel Norgren
When I Hold You In My Arms
Wooh Dang (2019, Superpuma Records)

Jeremy Voltz
Bend The Tracks
(single) (2018, Self) CDN

Linda McRae
Long Shadow Trail
Going To The Well (2019, 42 RPM) CDN

Darling Cora
Let Love Circle All Over
The Spaces Between (2019, Self) CDN

Tim Moxam
Marlborough Hall
Marlborough Hall (2019, Roaring Girl Records) CDN

Interview: Tim Moxam discussing his music and the StopGap on Tour Initiative.

Tim Moxam
Goodbye Already
Marlborough Hall (2019, Roaring Girl Records) CDN

Rising Appalachia
Harmonize
Leylines (2019, Come To Life)

Kevin Mitchell
I Will Wait
Turn Around (2019, Self) CDN

Ian Reid
Lesley
Wineva Avenue (2019, Self) CDN

Peter Light
Be My Queen
Raise The Roof (2019, Self) CDN

Gathering Sparks
Can You Feel The Love
All That’s Real (2019, Borealis Records) CDN

About the author

JAN HALL

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.

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