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Day 24: Views from the 6 (states)

Upsala, MN – Bowlus – Fargo, ND – Grand Forks – Brandon, MB

Distance travelled: 820 km
Hours on the road: 10 h 00 min… 670 more words

Cross Examining Canada

Four Big Little Words

Today a “trending” topic on Twitter is “Be Positive In Four Words.” Nice little mental challenge for hump day that’s evoked responses from the whimsical (a cat with a spoon saying “Too hot.Need Ice cream”-which is 5 words actually!) to New Age hopefulness (“Earth.Human.Freedom.Love”) to ones which require a lot of thinking (“Please remove one electron”). 635 more words

Sunshine, harmony, big voices and strings close out the Calgary Folk Music Festival on Sunday

In the end, the sunshine brought them in.

Which must have been a relief. There was mild concern that ticket sales for the Calgary Folk Music Festival weren’t moving quite as briskly as anticipated in the past few weeks, despite some decidedly mainstream headliners this year. 1,128 more words


Celebrating Canadian Popular Music

My Top Ten Canadian Popular Music Artists/Bands:

  1. Bruce Cockburn: He is a rare combination: profound poet, guitar instrumentalist, creative songwriter, world traveler, with both spiritual depth and political sensitivity, spanning musical genres: folk, country, jazz, rock, pop, blues… and all the while a polite and self-deprecating Canadian with French lyrics included on every album.
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Photos: City And Colour, Blue Rodeo, The Strumbellas @ The Commons at Butler's Barracks

Photos by: Adam Horton

St. Catharines-based folk-rock artist City and Colour, who released his fifth album, If I Should Go Before You, on October 9th, 2015 via Dine Alone Records, performed at The Commons at Butler’s Barracks in Niagara-on-the-Lake last night with Canadian country rock band Blue Rodeo, who released their fifteenth album, … 712 more words


City And Colour Announce More Details For All-Canadian Line-Up At Niagara-On-The-Lake: July 2 2017

City and Colour and Dine Alone Records have released more details for what promises to be the biggest live show in celebration of Canada’s 150th Birthday in Southern Ontario featuring an all-Canadian line-up. 334 more words

2017-06-10: Song of the day

Blue Rodeo – After The Rain

If I had my way
I would never go back
With my back to the wall
I just let myself fall… 204 more words