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Meg Tennant

Meg Tennant

New CD Echoed Light released in Spring 2019 Folk roots songwriter Meg Tennant's new CD Echoed Light offers up some hope, comfort and clarity.  Originally from Northern Ontario, songwriter Meg Tennant is currently based...

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Glen Hornblast

Glen Hornblast

Glen Hornblast is an award-winning Toronto songwriter, well-known to the Toronto folk community. Glen Hornblast is a well-known Toronto singer-songwriter whose music is an intoxicating blend of folk, country, blues and...

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VK Artist Promotion

VK Artist Promotion

Since 2013, VK Artist Promotion & Bookings has been working with talented artists across the GTA, supporting the live music scene in the city. VK offers live music entertainment, for any event or party, to help create...

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Seneca College Music Program

Seneca College Music Program

Seneca College’s music programs offer a unique educational opportunity to a select group of creative musicians. The intensive, hands-on curriculum, taught by some of Canada’s top music professionals, provides the students...

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Brampton Folk Club

Brampton Folk Club

The Brampton Folk Club is a nonprofit community group dedicated to promoting folk music in the Brampton area. We have been around for 22 years and have over 50 members from all over the GTA. We hold monthly song circles,...

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NSAI Toronto

NSAI Toronto

NSAI Toronto has been part of the local songwriting community since 1992. NSAI Toronto has supported songwriters through monthly seminars on the art of songwriting and music industry education. They also provide...

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Alfie Smith & Nicole Christian

Alfie Smith & Nicole Christian

Award-winning slide guitar duo, 2018 IBC contestants, Hamilton-based songwriters and multi-instrumentalists Alfie Smith and Nicole Christian are old-style slide guitarists, multi-instrumentalists and a blues duo not to be...

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Winterfolk Accommodation at Reduced Rate

Winterfolk Accommodation at Reduced Rate

Reduced Accommodation Rate with Promo Code Hotel Discounts are available to Winterfolk guests at The Annex Hotel, which is one of our venues. Attentive design and unparalleled comfort is what you can expect at the Annex....

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Blues and Roots Radio on Winterfolk XVII

Blues and Roots Radio on Winterfolk XVII

Reprinted from Roots and Blues Radio - I have been attending this event since I came to Canada ten years ago, In the past I have been a volunteer running the stage at the Black Swan Pub ( Upstairs ) and in recent years have...

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Jerome Tucker Band

Jerome Tucker Band

Cd released 2016 "Still on Fire" Winner song of the week CBC Here and Now 99.1FM CBC Sounds of the Season Host band 2016 We are a funky R&B soul band with a blistering groove. Jerome Tucker band is a blistering funky,...

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Winterfolk Festival Comes to Danforth

Winterfolk Festival Comes to Danforth

Reprinted from Danforth BIA Website ANNOUNCES FULL LINEUP FEBRUARY 22-24, 2019 www.winterfolk.com WHO: Donné Roberts, Jack de Keyzer, Gary Kendall Band, Mose Scarlett,Cassie & Maggie, Moscow...

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Chloe Watkinson – This Is Our Time

Chloe Watkinson – This Is Our Time

Reprinted from FYI Jan 25, 2019 - Chloe Watkinson: "This Is Our Time" (Aporia): This Toronto singer is gradually making inroads with the tracks she has been releasing over the past year, now spinning on 200+ radio stations...

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Winterfolk XVII Announces Full Artist Line Up

Winterfolk XVII Announces Full Artist Line Up

FEBRUARY 22-24, 2019 www.winterfolk.com WHO: Donné Roberts, Mose Scarlett, Cassie & Maggie,Moscow Apartment, James Gordon, Ken Whiteley, Danny Marks, The Lifers, Tragedy Ann, David Storey, Ori Dagan,Chloe...

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Winterfolk Volunteer Meet Up Jan 19

Winterfolk Volunteer Meet Up Jan 19

The Winterfolk Blues an Roots Music Festival will be back at Danforth and Broadview February 22- 24, 2019. We are looking for volunteers to help out over the weekend so if you want to get involved and hear some great live...

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Ken Whiteley

Ken Whiteley

7 Juno nominations for his own recordings in Blues, Roots, Traditional & Children’s categories 20+ Canadian Maple Blues Award nominations, Best Blues song for "Everybody has the Blues" (OCFF/FMO 2007) Estelle Klein...

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Winterfolk XVII Preview Jan 19

Winterfolk XVII Preview Jan 19

Reprinted From Music News Digest - Acoustic Harvest hosts a Winterfolk Blues and Roots Festival preview concert in Scarborough on Jan. 19 at St. Paul’s United Church, 200 McIntosh St. The event showcases...

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Winterfolk XVII Blues & Roots Festial

Winterfolk XVII Blues & Roots Festial

Reprinted from NOW Magazine - The 17th annual festival takes place at three venues and four stages in the Danforth area. This all-ages, mid-winter, weatherproof event features urban, blues, rock, jazz,...

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Winterfolk Preview at Acoustic Harvest Jan 19

Winterfolk Preview at Acoustic Harvest Jan 19

Acoustic Harvest + Winterfolk Blues & Roots Festival Present: Winterfolk XVII Preview - Saturday, January 19 - St. Paul's United Church, 200 McIntosh St. Scarborough, ON - Doors 7:30pm | Music 8:   For Immediate...

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Gary Kendall Band

Gary Kendall Band

The 9th Annual Maple Blues Awards, Bassist Of The Year, Phoenix Concert Theatre, Toronto Everyone knows Gary Kendall as oft-elected Maple Blues’ Bassist of the Year, blues man about town and keeper of the bottom end...

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