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Alfie Smith

Alfie Smith

"Hamilton is blessed with a wealth of great blues guitarists. None is better than Alfie Smith when it comes to the acoustic slide and he's got a voice to match." ~Graham Rockingham The Spec.    ...

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Linda Saslove

Linda Saslove

Linda Saslove truly lives up to her name. She is the perfect blend of Sas with a whole lot of love. Often compared to Carole King and Joni Mitchell.     her Debut Album, "Everything". Available at...

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Brian Jantzi & The Lost Mariachis

Brian Jantzi & The Lost Mariachis

Singer/songwriter & multi-instrumentalist Brian Jantzi digs deep into folk, rock, jazz, blues, bluegrass, Celtic, western, latin, psychedelic, & world traditions with original songs that lay a lonesome hippie vibe over...

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Piper Hayes

Piper Hayes

Born in New York, raised in Toronto, and now residing in Hamilton since 2015, critically acclaimed folk singer, songwriter and social activist Piper Hayes is truly authentic.     Debut full-length album...

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Glen Hornblast

Glen Hornblast

Toronto singer-songwriter Glen Hornblast is a popular performer in many of Toronto's folk and jazz clubs. In 2014, he released his first CD entitled, "Once In A Blue Moon." The twelve-track CD received a lot of airplay on...

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Laura Fernandez

Laura Fernandez

SingerSongwriter pianist, spanish born and multilingual performer Laura Fernandez.     Winner New York international independent Music Festival, multilingual singer songwriter, new Cd Imagination coming...

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Dirty Dishes

Dirty Dishes

Dirty Dishes is a kick-in-the-pants harmony-driven roots trio.     Fourth album to be released this spring.     Dirty Dishes is well known for their spirited music, tight...

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Rob Lutes

Rob Lutes

As skilled delivering a Piedmont blues classic as he is performing his own award-winning original songs, Rob Lutes's masterful fingerstyle guitar work and soulful voice bring an unmistakable intensity to his live...

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D’Arcy Wickham

D’Arcy Wickham

D’Arcy has been an established name in the Toronto music scene as an outstanding songwriter and guitarist with strong name recognition.     Winner songs from the heart contest 2009 , new CD to be...

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Howard Gladstone

Howard Gladstone

Howard Gladstone, Toronto-based performing songwriter has released his 5th and strongest album. (Hourglass, 2017).     Howard' Gladstone (vocal/guitar) Trio features Laura Fernandez (vocal, piano) and...

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David Essig

David Essig

David Essig has performed at every major folk/roots festival in Canada, during a career that has now spanned nearly 50 years.     Veteran Canadian Roots Artist Celebrates 46 years of Performing at...

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Jack de Keyzer

Jack de Keyzer

Jack de Keyzer is a 2 X Juno (Canada’s Grammy) and 7X Maple Blues award winning artist, blues guitarist, singer, song writer and producer and one of the finest blues guitarists on the scene today.     2...

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Tia McGraff

Tia McGraff

Grammy nominated, Tia McGraff and Tommy Parham are an international touring Americana/Folk duo who have been compared to Johnny and June!     Grammy nominated, Hamilton Music Award Winner, international...

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Julian Fauth

Julian Fauth

Julian Fauth is a singer, piano player and songwriter in the tradition of barrelhouse blues with a touch of insanity.     Juno Award Winner Best Blues Album 2009     Maple Blues Award...

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Lynn Harrison

Lynn Harrison

One of the Toronto music scene’s enduring treasures, Lynn Harrison writes songs that speak to the heart and inspire audiences of all ages.     Creator and host of "The Bridge" themed open...

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Melanie Peterson

Melanie Peterson

Melanie Peterson is a Toronto based, Saskatoon born singer-songwriter and actress.     New EP released summer 2017.     Mary Poppins with a broken heart, BBC...

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Brian Gladstone

Brian Gladstone

Brian Gladstone has been involved in the Canadian roots music scene for almost thirty-five years.     Brian Gladstone is a world class finger-style guitar player, a dynamic performer, and a prolific song...

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Kat Goldman

Kat Goldman

One of Canada's most loved songwriters.     Kat Goldman Releases her Fourth Album "The Workingman's Blues".     Kat Goldman's songs have been covered by notable artists Dar Williams,...

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The Bridge

The Bridge

Unique shared stage on a theme, hosted by Lynn Harrison.     Celebrating the connection between creativity and spirituality.     Monthly event at the Imperial Pub, now in its third...

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Noah Zacharin

Noah Zacharin

Born in Montreal, living in Toronto, Noah Zacharin has earned his place as a musical hero. Plays many styles comfortably and authentically. 7 solo CD's. Also plays well with others–producing and performing on many other...

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Maggie & Mr. Rogers

Maggie & Mr. Rogers

Scott Rogers, vocalist Maggie Keogh and lap steel guitarist Donald Rooke (of the Henrys) conjure up dreamy renditions of folk and jazz tunes.     First time performers at...

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Moscow Apartment

Moscow Apartment

Moscow Apartment is a young indie folk duo based in Toronto who are taking the Canadian Music Scene by storm.     Debut EP released September 2017.     Winner, Best Young Songwriter,...

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Mponda Kalunga

Mponda Kalunga

Mponda Kalunga is a sensational singer/songwriter with a mission to promote unity and courage.     Finalist for North Canada CBC Searchlight 2016     Finalist for Toronto in The Great...

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Mr. Rick

Mr. Rick

Mr. Rick is a Singer and fingerstyle acoustic guitarist performing original arrangements of the Trad. American Roots and Blues Song book.     A solo album by Rick is coming any minute...

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Jessica Pearson & The East Wind

Jessica Pearson & The East Wind

Jessica Pearson and the East Wind’s music is a blend of maritime kitchen parties, breathtaking Harmonies and intimate traditional melodies.     Recently signed to Willow Sound...

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David Storey

David Storey

David Storey is Comin’ Home. Back on stage since 2011, he has enthralled fans with his simple but powerful and literate Folk-Rock ballads describing characters, situations and emotions that are delivered with wit and...

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Peter Verity

Peter Verity

Peter Verity sings and plays his original brand of "Charged Folk" with matchless heart and conviction.     Winner "best folk" T.I.M.A. (Toronto Independent Music Awards) for album "Sometimes A...

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