Tag - We’re All About The Music!

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Folk Roots Radio Episode 649: We’re All About The Music! (There For You Edition)
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Folk Roots Radio Episode 647: We’re All About The Music! (Back In The Saddle – Ian Tyson Tribute Edition)
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Folk Roots Radio Episode 646: We’re All About The Music! (Howl At The Moon Edition)
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Folk Roots Radio Episode 645: We’re All About The Music! (Wide Awake Edition)
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Folk Roots Radio Episode 644: We’re All About The Music! (You’re Not Alone Edition)
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Folk Roots Radio Episode 643: We’re All About The Music! (Canadian Pizza Edition)
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Folk Roots Radio Episode 642: We’re All About The Music! (When The Ground Shifts Edition)
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Folk Roots Radio Episode 641: We’re All About The Music! (Built To Last Edition)
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Folk Roots Radio Episode 640: We’re All About The Music! (Charmed Life Edition)
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Folk Roots Radio Episode 639: We’re All About The Music! (Deeply Connected Edition)
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Folk Roots Radio Episode 637: We’re All About The Music! (It Is What It Is Edition)
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Folk Roots Radio Episode 634: We’re All About The Music! (High Road Hope-Filled Edition)
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Folk Roots Radio Episode 633: We’re All About The Music! (Find Your Own Way Edition)
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Folk Roots Radio Episode 632: We’re All About The Music! (Live The Moment Edition)
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Folk Roots Radio Episode 631: We’re All About The Music! (Cosmic Mirror Edition)
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Folk Roots Radio Episode 630: We’re All About The Music! (All Female Artists Edition)
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Folk Roots Radio Episode 628: We’re All About The Music! (There Will Be Light Edition)
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Folk Roots Radio Episode 627: We’re All About The Music! (Gonna Be Okay Edition)
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Folk Roots Radio Episode 626: We’re All About The Music! (Women In Music Edition)
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Folk Roots Radio Episode 625: We’re All About The Music! (One Step Forward Edition)
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Folk Roots Radio Episode 624: We’re All About The Music! (Loving Kindness Edition)
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Folk Roots Radio Episode 621: We’re All About The Music! (Love Is *#!$^ Edition)
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Folk Roots Radio Episode 616: We’re All About The Music! (The Turning Year Edition)
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Folk Roots Radio Episode 599: We’re All About The Music! (Be Still Edition)
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Folk Roots Radio Episode 598: We’re All About The Music! (Superpower Edition)

Folk Roots Radio Episode 649: We’re All About The Music! (There For You Edition)

Join us on Episode 649 of Folk Roots Radio as we take a look at more of the latest new releases. This time around we check out new music from Leyla McCalla, Rosanne Baker Thornley, Amanda Rheaume, Waymzy, Aysanabee, Colleen Brown, Joe Nolan, String Bone, Moira & Claire, Six One Five Collective, Terra Spencer & Ben Caplan and Paul Carrack. We also include three songs from acclaimed Canadian songwriter Shirley Eikhard, the composer of Bonnie Raitt’s Grammy Award winning song “Something To Talk About”, who sadly left us recently. 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.

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Folk Roots Radio Episode 647: We’re All About The Music! (Back In The Saddle – Ian Tyson Tribute Edition)

We’re pleased to bring you more of the latest new releases on Episode 647 of Folk Roots Radio. This time around we hear from Joe Nolan, Bob Stark, Bywater Call, Shirley Eikhard (RIP), Eric van der Westen and Louis Mhlanga, Julian Taylor, Peter Mulvey & Sistastrings, Shane Pendergast, Charlie Parr, and Corb Lund, alongside an extended musical tribute to Canadian musical icon Ian Tyson who sadly left us recently. We’re biased but we think it’s a nice mix. Enjoy! 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.

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Folk Roots Radio Episode 646: We’re All About The Music! (Howl At The Moon Edition)

Join us on Episode 646 of Folk Roots Radio for another hour of the best new folk, roots and Americana releases with some great singer-songwriters thrown into the mix. This time around we check out new music from Kristen Martell, Barbra Lica, Rosanne Baker Thornley, Happy Traum, Windborne, Peter Mulvey & Sistastrings, John McCutcheon, Suzie Vinnick, Helen Townsend with Shannon Smith, Lily Frost, Dave Clancy and Youngtree & The Blooms. We also drop in classics from both Mary McCaslin, who we lost recently and Cheryl Wheeler, who is currently taking a break from her career to rebalance her mental health. We love the way this episode came together. 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.

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Folk Roots Radio Episode 645: We’re All About The Music! (Wide Awake Edition)

Join us on Episode 645 of Folk Roots Radio for another selection of the latest new releases. This time around they are all by Canadian artists, and we include new music from Drea Lake, Jenny Berkel, Terra Spencer & Ben Caplan, OXLIP, Andrew Collins, James Keelaghan, Innes Wilson, Durham County Poets, Larry Folk, Janice Jo Lee, Skinny Dyck, Shane Pendergast, The Dreadnoughts, Jadea Kelly, Tia McGraff and Julian Taylor. 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.

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Folk Roots Radio Episode 644: We’re All About The Music! (You’re Not Alone Edition)

We’re pleased to bring you another hour of great new music on Episode 644 of Folk Roots Radio. This time around we include “You’re Not Alone”, the latest single from Allison Russell (which also features Brandi Carlile), alongside new releases from Suzie Vinnick, Terra Spencer & Ben Caplan, Mia Kelly, Tommy Emmanuel, John McCutcheon, Peter Mulvey & Sistastrings, Wally Barnick, Deidre McCalla, Coulee Creek, Helen Townsend with Shannon Smith. We wrap things up with a rousing blues rock set featuring Blue Moon Marquee, Steve Strongman, Crystal Shawanda and Bywater Call. It’s a great episode. We hope you’ll enjoy it. As always, 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.

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Folk Roots Radio Episode 643: We’re All About The Music! (Canadian Pizza Edition)

Join us for Episode 643, the ‘Canadian Pizza Edition’ of Folk Roots Radio for an hour of great new music with a distinctly Canadian feel. This time around we check out the latest releases from JoJo Worthington, Terra Spencer & Ben Caplan, Rosanne Baker Thornley, Lisa Richard, Andrew Collins, Shane Pendergast, Michael Darcy & The Atlantic Tramps, Village Manor, Kyle McKearney, Mike Edel, The Ennis Sisters, Artists For Action , Angelique Francis, Mariel Buckley and Cynthia Hamar. Although we’ve named this episode after a north of the border specialty, we actually don’t talk about it. So, enjoy the music, though if you want to savour it alongside your favourite pizza, that works too! 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.

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Folk Roots Radio Episode 642: We’re All About The Music! (When The Ground Shifts Edition)

Join us on Episode 642 of Folk Roots Radio for another hour of the latest folk and roots releases. This time around we kick things off with a great world music set featuring Kimi Djabaté, Lenka Lichtenberg, Jaffa Road and Catrin Finch & Seckou Keita. We also include excellent songs from Deidre McCalla, Cameron Nickerson, Basset, Ray Bonneville, Peter Mulvey & Sistastrings, John McCutcheon, James Keelaghan, Mimi O’Bonsawin, AV (Ann Vriend) and Kirby Heard. We wrap things up with “Water Protectors”, a powerful call to support natural resources from Manitoban folk duo Spirit Trail. It’s a fun and uplifting hour. 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.

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Folk Roots Radio Episode 641: We’re All About The Music! (Built To Last Edition)

Join us on Episode 641 of Folk Roots Radio, for another hour of great new releases, pretty much all of them are by independent artists. This time around we check out new music from bemuzic, Wild Rivers, Stella Prince, Cynthia Hamar, Andrew Collins, Hannah Shira Naiman, Rose-Erin Stokes, Mimi O’Bonsawin, Durham County Poets, Del McCoury Band, Tami Neilson, Marshall Potts, Two Late To The Party, Oysterband and Tia McGraff. 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.

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Folk Roots Radio Episode 640: We’re All About The Music! (Charmed Life Edition)

Join us on Episode 640 of Folk Roots Radio for another fine selection of songs that sound just so good together. This time around we check out new music from Michael Logen & Amy Stroup, Durham County Poets, The Divine Comedy, The Montgomery Street Band, Basset, Moonfruits, Jasmine (feat. Victor Hern​á​ndez), The Woods, Madison Violet, woe11er, Sons Of The Never Wrong, Oysterband and Pat Chessell. We wrap things up with a fabulous live version of “’til It’s Gone” from Allison Russell and her music and life partner JT Nero as fabulous folk/Americana duo Birds of Chicago. Remember, if you like what you hear on Folk Roots Radio… and want to support the artists… don’t just stream their music, BUY their music and then you’ll really make a difference to their income during this difficult time, when live show opportunities are harder to come by. Check out the full playlist below.

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Folk Roots Radio Episode 639: We’re All About The Music! (Deeply Connected Edition)

Join us on Episode 639 of Folk Roots Radio for another hour of great new releases that sound just so good together. This time around we check out new music from Noah Reid, Jenny Colquitt, Allison Moorer, Ian Lake, Wolf & Clover, Big Little Lions, Lunar Bloom, Kellie Loder, Sweet Alibi, Taj Mahal and Ry Cooder, Dodi Kallick, David Olney, Kim Beggs, The Slocan Ramblers and Kyle McKearney & Don Amero. Remember, if you like what you hear on Folk Roots Radio… and want to support the artists… don’t just stream their music, BUY their music and then you’ll really make a difference to their income during this difficult time, when live show opportunities are harder to come by. Check out the full playlist below.

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Folk Roots Radio Episode 637: We’re All About The Music! (It Is What It Is Edition)

Join us on Episode 637 of Folk Roots Radio for more of the latest new releases, and this time around they are all by Canadian artists. Stay with us as we check out great new music from Ian Lake, Madison Violet, Fortunate Ones, Tara MacLean, Sultans of String, Morgan Toney, Joey Nowyuk, JC Campbell, Adam Ruzzo, Meredith Lazowski, The Goddamsels, Shaela Miller, Noah Reid and Youngtree & The Blooms. Remember, if you like what you hear on Folk Roots Radio… and want to support the artists… don’t just stream their music, BUY their music and then you’ll really make a difference to their income during this difficult time, when live show opportunities are harder to come by. Check out the full playlist below.

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Folk Roots Radio Episode 634: We’re All About The Music! (High Road Hope-Filled Edition)

Join us on Episode 634 of Folk Roots Radio for another hour of great new music with a set of songs that sound just so good together. This time around we check out new releases from Kristen Martell, Kim Beggs, Aoife O’Donovan, Mariel Buckley, Catrin Finch & Seckou Keita, Fortunate Ones, George Woodhouse & The Public Service, Rob Heath, Orville Peck, Nelson Little, Melanie Peterson, The Slocan Ramblers, David Myles, Oysterband, String Bone and Dennis Ellsworth. Remember, if you like what you hear on Folk Roots Radio… and want to support the artists… don’t just stream their music, BUY their music and then you’ll really make a difference to their income during this difficult time, when live show opportunities are harder to come by. Check out the full playlist below.

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Folk Roots Radio Episode 633: We’re All About The Music! (Find Your Own Way Edition)

We have another hour of great new releases to share with you on Episode 633 of Folk Roots Radio, and this time around they are all by Canadian artists. Join us as we check out new music from Lunar Bloom, Tragedy Ann, Ray Bonneville, Gunner & Smith, Jesse Cook, Ken Yates, Moonfruits, The Henrys, Noah Reid, Robert Thomas, Pharis & Jason Romero, Glen MacNeil, Willie Stratton, iskwē & Tom Wilson (Lee Harvey Osmond) and Joe Nolan. Remember, if you like what you hear on Folk Roots Radio… and want to support the artists… don’t just stream their music, BUY their music and then you’ll really make a difference to their income during this difficult time, when live show opportunities are harder to come by. Check out the full playlist below.

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Folk Roots Radio Episode 632: We’re All About The Music! (Live The Moment Edition)

We have more great new releases to share with you on Episode 632 of Folk Roots Radio. This time around we check out new music from Pretty Archie, Amanda Rheaume, Willie Stratton, Niteworks, Mama’s Broke, Buck’s Moonlight Revival, Caribou Run, John Craigie, Don Brownrigg, Forest Sun, John Michael Ferrari, Steve Forbert, Colin Hay, Michael McDermott and Barney Bentall. Remember, if you like what you hear on Folk Roots Radio… and want to support the artists… don’t just stream their music, BUY their music and then you’ll really make a difference to their income during this difficult time, when live show opportunities are harder to come by. Check out the full playlist below.

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Folk Roots Radio Episode 631: We’re All About The Music! (Cosmic Mirror Edition)

It’s great to be back with another selection of the latest new releases on Episode 631 of Folk Roots Radio. This time around we check out new music from Avi Kaplan, Brendan Scott Friel, Heather Sarona, Justine Giles, Michael Walsh, Barney Bentall, Amy Correia, Sarah Hiltz, Matt Andersen, Emily Jean Flack, Dieter van der Westen Band, Shred Kelly, Lynne Hanson and Donovan Woods. Remember, if you like what you hear on Folk Roots Radio… and want to support the artists… don’t just stream their music, BUY their music and then you’ll really make a difference to their income during this difficult time, when live show opportunities are harder to come by. Check out the full playlist below.

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Folk Roots Radio Episode 630: We’re All About The Music! (All Female Artists Edition)

Join us on Episode 630 of Folk Roots Radio for another selection of the latest new releases. This time around, all of the songs we play are by female artists and we feature new music from Anaïs Mitchell, Basia Bulat, Abigail Lapell, Pharis & Jason Romero, Ingrid Henderson, Kathy Kallick, The Swinging Belles, Susan Cattaneo, Eddi Reader, Tami Neilson (with Willie Nelson), Aoife O’Donovan, Allison Russell (with Sa-Roc) and Annabelle Chvostek. Remember, if you like what you hear on Folk Roots Radio… and want to support the artists… don’t just stream their music, BUY their music and then you’ll really make a difference to their income during this difficult time, when live show opportunities are harder to come by. Check out the full playlist below.

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Folk Roots Radio Episode 628: We’re All About The Music! (There Will Be Light Edition)

We’re holding back the interviews on Episode 628 of Folk Roots Radio to bring you more of the latest new releases – and this time around they are all by Canadian artists. Join us for an hour of great music from 100 mile house, Jane Mathew, Alex Krawczyk, Ken Yates, The McDades, Abigail Lapell, The Bros. Landreth, Ben Sures, Terry Morrison, The Pairs, Lily Frost, Willie Stratton, The Montgomery Street Band, Nelson Sobral and Meredith Lazowski. Remember, if you like what you hear on Folk Roots Radio… and want to support the artists… don’t just stream their music, BUY their music and then you’ll really make a difference to their income during this difficult time, when live show opportunities are harder to come by. Check out the full playlist below.

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Folk Roots Radio Episode 627: We’re All About The Music! (Gonna Be Okay Edition)

We’re holding back the interviews again on Episode 627 of Folk Roots Radio to bring you another selection of great new releases, and most of them are from independent artists. This time around we feature Eric Anders and Mark O’Bitz, The Breath, Declan O’Rourke, Amanda Anne Platt & The Honeycutters, Old Blind Dogs, Bob Stark, Daughter Of The Moon, Stella Prince, Matt Andersen, Claire Lynch, William Prince & Serena Ryder, Harley Kimbro Lewis, Just A Season and HOROJO Trio. Remember, if you like what you hear on Folk Roots Radio… and want to support the artists… don’t just stream their music, BUY their music and then you’ll really make a difference to their income during this difficult time, when live show opportunities are harder to come by. Check out the full playlist below.

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Folk Roots Radio Episode 626: We’re All About The Music! (Women In Music Edition)

We have another hour of great new releases to share with you on Episode 626 of Folk Roots Radio. This time around, as we celebrate the launch of the Women In Music Canada Directory, they are all by female artists – although not all of the music we play is Canadian.  Join us for new music from Dalannah Gail Bowen, Mala Oreen, Heather Sarona, Sophie Lukacs, Ingrid Henderson, Spell Songs (feat. Karine Polwart), Mama’s Broke, Allison de Groot & Tatiana Hargreaves, The Accidentals, Heather Pierson, Amy Bishop, Rhiannon Giddens, Geneviève Racette, Francine Honey and HuDost. Remember, if you like what you hear on Folk Roots Radio… and want to support the artists… don’t just stream their music, BUY their music and then you’ll really make a difference to their income during this difficult time, when live show opportunities are harder to come by. Check out the full playlist below.

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Folk Roots Radio Episode 625: We’re All About The Music! (One Step Forward Edition)

We have another hour of the great new releases to share with you on Episode 625 of Folk Roots Radio. Join us for new music from Jane Mathew, Big Little Lions, Sam Weber, Graham Ko, Max Allard, HuDost, Ben Sures, Keb’ Mo’, Jake Blount, The Pine Hearts, Bryan McPherson and Lynne Hanson. We wrap things up with three songs from folk singer Norma Waterson who sadly passed away recently, and was widely regarded as English folk royalty for her beautiful voice, and work with family bands The Watersons and Waterson: Carthy. Remember, if you like what you hear on Folk Roots Radio… and want to support the artists… don’t just stream their music, BUY their music and then you’ll really make a difference to their income during this difficult time, when live show opportunities are harder to come by. Check out the full playlist below.

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Folk Roots Radio Episode 624: We’re All About The Music! (Loving Kindness Edition)

We’re holding back the interviews on Episode 624 of Folk Roots Radio, to bring you another hour of great new music on an episode we hope you’ll find uplifting. With all the challenges of the current times, we need to be gentle with ourselves, and gentle with those around us, and show everyone –  our friends and family, everyone we know… and even those we don’t know… some love! Join us for new music from Heather Pierson, Jackson Browne (with Lesley Mendelson), Emma Gale, Seth Lakeman, Megan Henderson, Shirley Eikhard, Amanda Rheaume, Yael Wand, The Bros. Landreth, Janis Ian, John Muirhead, The Rough & Tumble, Will Kimbrough, Dan and Claudia Zanes, Maria Muldaur with Tuba Skinny, Isabel & The Uncommons and AV (Ann Vriend). Remember, if you like what you hear on Folk Roots Radio… and want to support the artists… don’t just stream their music, BUY their music and then you’ll really make a difference to their income during this difficult time, when live show opportunities are harder to come by. Check out the full playlist below.

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Folk Roots Radio Episode 621: We’re All About The Music! (Love Is *#!$^ Edition)

We’re all about love on Episode 621 of Folk Roots Radio. We have some straight up love songs in there, alongside looking for love songs and break-up songs – and some songs that take you on a different path all together. The good news is that they are all guaranteed to be schmaltz free! The Rough & Tumble and The Treeline also stop by to tell us about their latest releases. We also feature new music from Bahamas, Clever Hopes, Robert Plant and Alison Krauss, Quote The Raven, Simon Mayor & Hilary James, Mo Kenney, John Pippus, Steve Dawson, Billy Strings and The Bombadils. It’s a fun episode – you won’t want to miss it! Remember, if you like what you hear on Folk Roots Radio… and want to support the artists… don’t just stream their music, BUY their music and then you’ll really make a difference to their income during this difficult time, when it’s really hard to find live show opportunities. Check out the full playlist below.

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Folk Roots Radio Episode 616: We’re All About The Music! (The Turning Year Edition)

Join us on Episode 616 of Folk Roots Radio for another hour of great new music, and a selection of songs that have a little bit of a new start feeling about them. As we settle into a new year, we wanted this episode to feel reflective, but also optimistic. Despite the challenging times, things will get better. This time around we hear from Lucy MacNeil (from The Barra McNeils), Sarah McQuaid, Michael Logen, Jennifer Cutting’s Ocean Orchestra, Tony McManus, Sophia Tice, Dar Williams, Sanctuary Song Project (feat. Vivian Leva & Riley Calcagno), Big Little Lions, Gurf Morlix, Moira Smiley & Piers Faccini, Joe Nolan , Dizzy & Fay, Melanie Peterson and Christa Couture. Remember, if you like what you hear on Folk Roots Radio… and want to support the artists… don’t just stream their music, BUY their music and then you’ll really make a difference to their income during this difficult time, when it’s really hard to find live show opportunities. Check out the full playlist below.

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Folk Roots Radio Episode 599: We’re All About The Music! (Be Still Edition)

We’re all about the music again on Episode 599 of Folk Roots Radio as we bring you another hour of great new releases, with some fabulous Covid tunes and social justice songs thrown into the mix. We’ve said this a few times now – but we can’t believe how much great new music is out there. It’s our great pleasure to bring more of it to you on this episode. Join us for songs from Amos Lee, John McCutcheon, Joy Zimmerman, John Michael Ferrari, HEISK, The Furious Seasons, James Gordon, John Wort Hannam, War & Pierce, Madison Violet, Willie Nile, Matt Patershuk, Jackson Grimm, Gordie Tentrees, Robert Plant and Alison Krauss and Finny McConnell. Remember, if you like what you hear on Folk Roots Radio… and want to support the artists… don’t just stream their music, BUY their music and then you’ll really make a difference to their income during this difficult time, when it’s really hard to find live show opportunities. Check out the full playlist below.

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Folk Roots Radio Episode 598: We’re All About The Music! (Superpower Edition)

We’re holding back the interviews again on Episode 598 of Folk Roots Radio to bring you another hour of the best new releases. There is just so much great new music out there and, sadly, so little time to play it – but we’ll do our bit again on this episode. This time around we hear from Jordana Talsky, Matt Patershuk, Caroline Wiles, Efrat, Eli West, John McCutcheon, John Gage and Aaron Bibelhauser, John Wort Hannam, Red Dirt Skinners, Chris Coole, Big Little Lions, Craig Robertson, Jabbour, T. Buckley and Finny McConnell. Remember, if you like what you hear on Folk Roots Radio… and want to support the artists… don’t just stream their music, BUY their music and then you’ll really make a difference to their income during this difficult time, when it’s really hard to find live show opportunities. Check out the full playlist below.

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