We’re celebrating International Women’s Day on Episode 655 of Folk Roots Radio with a very special hour of music by female artists. Join us as we check out new releases from Mimi O’Bonsawin, The Lasses & Kathryn Claire, Moira Smiley with Seamus Egan, Sherry Ryan, Natalie MacMaster & Donnell Leahy, Aspen Jacobsen, Mallory Chipman, Jill Barber, Hansan, Mary Beth Carty, Andrina Turenne, Rachel Baiman, Folkapotamus, The Pairs and Jessica Rhaye. It’s a sweet episode. Remember, If you like the artists you hear on this show and want to support them, don’t just stream their music – BUY their music, and then you’ll really make a difference to their income at a time when it is becoming much more difficult to make a living as a musician. Check out the full playlist below.
We have more great new music to share with you on Episode 653 of Folk Roots Radio. This time around we check out new releases from Seamus Egan with Moira Smiley, Jenny Berkel, The Bombadils, Lynne Hanson, John McCusker, Meredith Moon , Beth Wood, Alexis Normand, Joe Nolan, Leyla McCalla, Taivi, Jerry Leger, John Showman and Chris Coole, and Folkapotamus. It’s a great episode. We’re sure you’ll enjoy it. Remember, If you like the artists you hear on this show and want to support them, don’t just stream their music – BUY their music, and then you’ll really make a difference to their income at a time when it is becoming much more difficult to make a living as a musician. Check out the full playlist below.
Brendan Scott Friel started his music career as the lead guitarist in well-received Windsor harmony rock combo The Brilliancy, before deciding to pursue a career as a singer-songwriter. Earlier this year, Brendan joined us in the Quantum Sound Productions studio in Kingsville ON to record an edition of the video series, the Sun Parlour Coffee House Sessions. Episode 342 of Folk Roots Radio features our interview with Brendan alongside live versions of three songs from his debut album “Quiet Cars”. As always, we also check out more of the latest new releases including new music from David Myles, Ian Sherwood and the Skydiggers. It’s a good one! I hope you’ll join us. Check out the full playlist below.
Coco Love Alcorn has had an absolutely fabulous year since the release of her latest album “Wonderland”. A gifted folk, pop and jazz singer – as well as a wonderful harmonizer and improviser, Coco sat down with us at Summerfolk to chat about her music and future plans. We’re pleased to bring that interview to you as part of Episode 341 of Folk Roots Radio alongside some of our favourite performances at Summerfolk, and more of the latest new releases including the title track of the new Kris Kristofferson album and one of the last songs that Greg Allman ever recorded. Photo: Michael McLuhan Photography. Check out the full playlist below.