Category: Special Features

New In The Rotation – Thompson Wilson

New In The Rotation – Thompson Wilson

October 31, 2017 | By

I saw Thompson Wilson open for Blackie & the Rodeo Kings back when he was part of a band called Harlan Pepper. He went solo, and after doing something like 170 dates, in the States, opening for Lee Harvey Osmond, he has been opening for B&RK on their Kings and Kings tour. At Massey Hall, […]

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New Music Added @ FolkNRoots Radio since September 1, 2017

New Music Added @ FolkNRoots Radio since September 1, 2017

October 17, 2017 | By

We’ve been adding a lot of new music to our rotation this fall, here at #FolkNRoots Radio. Some of it is new music from artists we were already playing, but a bunch of it is from artists brand new to the station. It’s a good thing! Here’s a list of the artists whose music we’ve […]

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New Music Added to the Rotation – September 25, 2017

New Music Added to the Rotation – September 25, 2017

September 25, 2017 | By

Billy Strings – Doin’ Things Right & Meet Me at The Creek Rev. Sekou – Resist Alex Williams – Freak Flag Kasey Chambers – Jonestown Lilly Hiatt – Trinity Lane Gill Landry – Bad Love Tyler Childers – Tattoos Larry Campbell and Teresa Williams – Contraband Love & Save Me From Myself Brent Mason – Midlife Waitress Will Hoge – Angel’s Wings

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New Adds Show – The Newest Music in the Rotation

New Adds Show – The Newest Music in the Rotation

August 21, 2017 | By

We’ve been adding a bunch of new music to the rotation the past few weeks, so it seems a good time to bring the New Adds Show back for a while. Check the web site for schedules and times. These are the artists who’ve been added recently, with video clips from a couple. Enjoy, and […]

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Four to Watch: Alex Williams, Adam Wakefield, Shelly Fairchild, Lindsay Ell

Four to Watch: Alex Williams, Adam Wakefield, Shelly Fairchild, Lindsay Ell

August 12, 2017 | By

No good music anymore? Hardly. Every week there’s great new music and great new artists arriving on the recorded music scene. Here are four to check! Lindsay Ell   Alex Williams   Adam Wakefield   Shelly Fairchild   Look for all four of these terrific artists on the rotation on FolkNRoots Radio!

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WoodSongs on FolkNRoots

WoodSongs on FolkNRoots

July 21, 2017 | By

Michael Johnathon’s WoodSongs Old Time Radio Hour is produced out of Kentucky, and is featured on radio stations around the world, including FolkNRoots Radio. We run the show twice each week; Wednesday evening from 9 – 10 and Sunday morning from 11 – 12. This week’s show is going to be a real treat for […]

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Social Media Milestones for FolkNRoots Radio

Social Media Milestones for FolkNRoots Radio

July 16, 2017 | By

Well, it’s been a pretty big couple of weeks here at #FolkNRoots Radio. We hit 1500 followers on Twitter, 650 Likes on Facebook, and recorded our 20,000th hit on our web site! Thanks for paying attention and supporting our efforts to get great #RootsMusic out there.

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New Artists Added to the Rotation – Week of July 10, 2017

New Artists Added to the Rotation – Week of July 10, 2017

July 12, 2017 | By

A string band with folk sensibilities from San Francisco, a Texas singer/songwriter and a Nashville multi instrumentalist who has a lot to say about growing up as a woman in America. These are the three artists we’ve added to the rotation this week on FolkNRoots Radio. Rachel Baiman – Shame, title track from the new record. […]

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Our Favourite New Roots Records of 2017 … So Far

Our Favourite New Roots Records of 2017 … So Far

June 21, 2017 | By

 These are the records that I keep returning to, that have been released so far this year. It’s been an exceptional year for new roots music so far, and there is a lot more coming down the pipe. As with all such lists, this is purely subjective. There are full reviews of most, if not […]

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Concert Review – Four Voices at Massey Hall Toronto

Concert Review – Four Voices at Massey Hall Toronto

June 15, 2017 | By

Last night, at Massey Hall, I got to sit front and centre for one of the very best concerts I’ve ever had the joy to witness. Joan Baez, a lifelong hero of mine for her willingness to always speak truth to power, and to act on her beliefs. Mary Chapin Carpenter, a brilliant, if understated, […]

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