Category: Special Features

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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Feature Album of the Week – Silhouette of Sirens from Chastity Brown

Feature Album of the Week – Silhouette of Sirens from Chastity Brown

May 20, 2017 | By

Our Feature Album this week is the brand new record from Chastity Brown, “Silhouette of Sirens”. We’ve been spinning a couple of the tracks for the past couple of weeks, and the full album dropped yesterday. Chastity brings influences from Americana Soul and Gospel, along with strong roots in Folk music to inform her own […]

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New Music – Fresh Tunes in the Rotation

New Music – Fresh Tunes in the Rotation

May 8, 2017 | By

Here’s a sample of the music we’ve been adding to the playlists the last couple of weeks. It’s been a busy time for new releases! Chris Stapleton – I Was Wrong from the album From A Room: Vol 1   Angaleena Presley – Bless My Heart from the album Wrangled   John Moreland – It […]

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Lynne Hanson – New Music : Uneven Ground

Lynne Hanson – New Music : Uneven Ground

March 20, 2017 | By

Lynne Hanson is a Canadian singer songwriter who has been in our rotation at FolkNRoots Radio, pretty much since day 1. Here last full album, “River of Sand” was a gem, and we’ve spun something like half a dozen tracks from the record here on our shows. Lynne’s new album, “Uneven Ground” is due out […]

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