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Two Vancouver acts will no doubt remember this year’s folk festival for years to come. At Stage 5 on July 19, Corbin Murdoch of the Nautical Miles waxed effusive over how the...
Big bands are back, or at least they were on folk-fest stages, with Seun Kuti’s Egypt 80, Portland, Oregon’s Typhoon, and Toronto’s Lemon Bucket Orchestra all vying for audience...
Having played to about 28 million people during the 2014 Grammy Awards telecast, Mary Lambert isn’t exactly an unknown. But at 25, and with only two EPs to her name, she’s still...
Even at the tender age of 13, Colin Tilney knew that his life’s path would oscillate between the old and the new. When he was a teen, however, the new was forbidden. In a...
A Music on Main presentation. At the Cultch on Thursday, July 17. Continues until Sunday, July 20 By using every square foot of its recently expanded premises, save for storage...
As far as alchemical transformations go, what Gord Downie and the Sadies have accomplished with Gord Downie, the Sadies, and the Conquering Sun isn’t quite as startling as turning...
Daniel Lanois’s name comes first on the bill, and the Canadian guitarist and producer’s fuzzed-out Les Paul will be stoking the boilers when Hallelujah Train plays the Pemberton...
Como, Mississippi, doesn’t have the name-recognition factor of nearby Memphis, Tennessee, but on a per capita basis it’s probably contributed just as many giants to the roots-...
If you don’t know Italian—or Italian history—you could be forgiven for thinking that Riccardo Tesi & Banditaliana’s new release, Maggio, is simply very pretty music. “Maggio...
{sidebar title='in + out'} Mary Lambert sounds off on the things enquiring minds want to know. On making a difference: “I believe that the world is hurting, and I’m always...

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