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What's going on at day three of the Calgary Folk Music Festival

A marathon of folking — gates open at 9:30 a.m. — can you handle it? Here’s some acts to watch for.

Treat for early risers: Old Fashioned, New Fangled Workshop… 366 more words

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Socalled pieces together an album that sounds like Canada looks

“As a musician, you’ve gotta be versatile,” says Socalled, and the singer, rapper, producer, and keyboardist takes this virtue to an extreme. In May he played both a launch party for his new album, Peoplewatching, to “500 rockin’ young people” at a club in Montreal, where he lives, and a synagogue in North York with his Yiddish Barbershop Quartet, singing his arrangements of folk songs to “700 90-year-olds.” With his alchemical skill at bringing people and musical styles together, the slight, bespectacled guy with the receding Jewfro is a walking advertisement for multiculturalism. 890 more words

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Socalled embraces humanity, hip hop on new album Peoplewatching

Josh Dolgin was sitting in an airport with his pal Fred Wesley — that would be the Fred Wesley, legendary trombonist for funk pioneers James Brown and Parliament-Funkadelic. 949 more words

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Socalled - Peoplewatching - Album Review

Dare To Care Records

By Johna Autencio

http://socalledmusic.com/

What’s this “so-called” album that’s just been released? Well, it’s Socalled‘s fifth album titled Peoplewatching. 236 more words

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Katie Moore is one of the sweetest people ever, and a great singer. 100 more words

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Q&A with Socalled: Hiphop classical record lands a Juno nod

Socalled grew up Joshua Dolgin in the village of  Chelsea, north of Ottawa. Now based in Montreal, he’s been called Canada’s Jewish cowboy for his fearless wrangling of hiphop and klezmer. 743 more words

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