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Their inspiration draws its roots from the historical musical traditions that helped shape the unique tunes and songs of Cape Breton.
After more than a decade of touring throughout North America, with forays to Europe, The Revelers have become leading musical ambassadors for Acadiana, the southern region of Louisiana first settled by the Cajuns—French-speaking men and women banished in 1755 from…
His unpredictable new disc looks back to the roots of soul in gospel and blues.
One-half of The Indigo Girls, her new disc is a country album, with waltzes, honky-tonk rockers, and folk ballads with plenty of fiddle and pedal steel.
This duo’s courageous explorations of classic blues has managed to create fresh, new perspectives.
A profile celebrating the career of this 99-year-old gifted fiddler from New Brunswick.
Celebrating 20 years together, the award-winning duo flit between hope and uncertainty.
Detailing the profound influence of the 1998 Belfast Peace Agreement on traditional music in the north of Ireland.
Traditional Québec harmonica virtuoso returns in brilliant form after an extended hiatus.
A Grammy-nominated collection of folk songs discovered in Ukraine and recorded in Canada.
Her main modus operandi has been with guitar and song—mainly in Welsh—as demonstrated on her most-recent album festooned with accolades.
Angela Harris, Kathleen Nisbet, Conte et Chansons de Drivers and Jack Rutter
The Record That Changed My Life: The Record That Changed My Life: How Oh Susanna learned to love Hank Williams.  
Lynn Miles stresses the need for artists to take better care of their mental and physical health.
Beautiful old-time music laced with a patchwork of   Child Ballads, Cajun, and Carter Family classics.  Founded more than 15 years ago, the origins of The Foghorn Stringband proves as charming and unexpected a story as the music they play. Sammy…
Roddy Campbell takes stock of Folk Alliance International’s latest conference in Montreal...