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We cross the country from East to West on another episode of celebratory Canada Day programming.
26 Jun, 2019 | 0:57:03 |
EN | Jan Hall | Folk Roots Radio

We're celebrating Canada's birthday on Episode 332 of Folk Roots Radio with another special edition of the show. It's a bit of a travelogue as we start out in the east of the country and head west, but really it’s just another chance for me to share more of my favourite songs about the country I now call home. This...
We're celebrating the history and diversity of the country that we're proud to call home.
26 Jun, 2019 | 0:59:13 |
EN | Jan Hall | Folk Roots Radio

We’re celebrating Canada’s birthday with a very special episode of Folk Roots Radio we put together for Canada's 150th birthday that celebrates the history and diversity of the country we’re proud to call our home, while recognizing the fact that Canada’s first nations inhabited this land long before the settlers came. Joining us on this episode are Asani, Tudjaat, Andrea Menard,...
Steve Poltz talks about new album "Shine On" and a look at more new releases.
14 Jun, 2019 | 0:59:06 |
EN | Jan Hall | Folk Roots Radio

Singer-songwriter and humourist Steve Poltz is back on Folk Roots Radio. Steve joins us on Episode 453 to chat about his latest album "Shine On", which was recorded in Nashville with Will Kimbrough. He's also back out on the festival circuit again this summer, including some dates in Canada. A fabulous live performer, you'll be entranced, even if you're not...
Duncan Fremlin talks about Whiskey Jack's Stompin' Tom tribute plus more new releases.
14 Jun, 2019 | 0:58:29 |
EN | Jan Hall | Folk Roots Radio

Whiskey Jack have been making music together for over 40 years. Band leader and banjo player Duncan Fremlin, joins us on Episode 452 of Folk Roots Radio to chat about the band, and their experience on the road with Stompin' Tom Connors as his tour band. Since Stompin' Tom's death in 2013, Whiskey Jack have been keeping his songs and...
Lydia Persaud chats about her debut full-length debut
25 May, 2019 | 0:58:44 |
EN | Jan Hall | Folk Roots Radio

Lydia Persaud joins us on Episode 451 of Folk Roots Radio to chat about her first full-length solo album “Let Me Show You”. A member of both the wonderful Toronto vocal trio The O'Pears and renowned cover band Dwayne Gretzky, you’ll be able to catch Lydia Persaud live this summer at both the Hillside Festival (July 12-14) at Guelph Lake...
New Brunswick singer-songwriter Cathy Hutch live in the Folk Roots Radio studio
25 May, 2019 | 1:02:09 |
EN | Jan Hall | Folk Roots Radio

New Brunswick’s Cathy Hutch joins us in the studio on Episode 450 of Folk Roots Radio for a wonderful in-depth conversation about her music and some live songs. A wonderful bluesy singer-songwriter - she reminds me of a bluesy Irish Mythen, she’s also comfortable in folk, country and rock. Cathy Hutch released her second solo album "Free Wheelin'" in 2018.
Leanne Hoffman chats about her wonderful debut album "What Remains" plus more great new releases.
17 May, 2019 | 0:57:59 |
EN | Jan Hall | Folk Roots Radio

Halifax based singer-songwriter Leanne Hoffman has just released a fabulous new album "What Remains". Her debut as a solo performer, the new album was produced by Erin Costelo who also co-wrote a couple of the songs on the new recording. Leanne joins us on Episode 449 of Folk Roots Radio to chat about her music, alongside four tracks from the...
Khalid Yassein from Wild Rivers chats about their music plus more new releases.
17 May, 2019 | 0:59:24 |
EN | Jan Hall | Folk Roots Radio

Khalid Yassein from Toronto’s folk-pop band Wild Rivers is our special guest on Episode 448 of Folk Roots Radio. After two album releases and a couple of singles, the Toronto-based band are really gaining traction, and have already developed a loyal fan base. They’ve just been touring Western Canada with Matt Andersen and his band, and this summer, they’ll be...
Pete Eastmure chats about his great new vintage Americana album plus more of the latest new releases
10 May, 2019 | 0:58:36 |
EN | Jan Hall | Folk Roots Radio

Toronto's Pete Eastmure joins us on Episode 447 of Folk Roots Radio to chat about his latest album "Keep Your Love Steady", a pedal steel drenched vintage Americana recording with a wonderful Texas swing that is sure to bring a smile to your face and get your toes tapping. We also check our new music from Geneviève Racette, Abigail Lapell,...
Dave Sills chats about about the weather, climate change and his debut album "Fifty".
10 May, 2019 | 0:59:29 |
EN | Jan Hall | Folk Roots Radio

We're giving over the whole of Episode 446 of Folk Roots Radio to an in-depth conversation with singer-songwriter, severe weather scientist and social activist Dave Sills, who has just released a wonderful debut album, "Fifty". Dave Sills was a musical guest on my Guelph focused show Royal City Rag several times over the years. Dave joined us in the Folk...
Gillian Nicola chats about her excellent new album
04 May, 2019 | 0:58:28 |
EN | Jan Hall | Folk Roots Radio

Americana singer-songwriter Gillian Nicola joins us on Episode 445 of Folk Roots Radio to chat about her first full-length album “Dried Flowers”. It’s an excellent album, and, though we’re a bit biased, a great interview. We hope you’ll check it out. We also a look at more of the latest new releases, including new music from Pretty Archie, Gordie MacKeeman...
Dave McEathron chats about his wonderful "Abandoned Companions" plus more new releases
04 May, 2019 | 0:58:36 |
EN | Jan Hall | Folk Roots Radio

Hamilton based multi-instrumentalist Dave McEathron, the former frontman and principal songwriter of Toronto roots rockers - the much loved and sadly departed The Warped 45s, joins us on Episode 444 of Folk Roots Radio to chat about his wonderful full-length solo album "Abandoned Companions" which is accompanied by an equally wonderful band E.P., appropriately entitled "The Abandoned Companions Companion Piece". It...
Reid Jamieson & Carolyn Victoria Mill chat about their new album
25 Apr, 2019 | 0:58:17 |
EN | Jan Hall | Folk Roots Radio

Vancouver based singer-songwriter Reid Jamieson has just released what may be the album of his career, "Me Daza". Recorded in Ireland, with Kieran Kennedy, 'me daza' is actually Cork Ireland slang for 'most excellent' or 'awesome', which this album most definitely is. Reid Jamieson and the other half of this music and life partnership, Carolyn Victoria Mill, join us on...
Hannah & Ben chat about their music and latest single "Hidden Things" and more new releases.
25 Apr, 2019 | 0:59:25 |
EN | Jan Hall | Folk Roots Radio

UK folk duo Hannah Sanders & Ben Savage released a beautiful album “Awake” in 2018. Their music is deceptively simple, intimate duets around a single microphone, that draw you in and open you up while accompanied by mountain dulcimer, dobro and guitar. They’ve just released a wonderful new single “Hidden Things” and they’re on tour in North America this May....
Short interviews with participants in Hillside's wonderful songwriting course plus their new songs
17 Apr, 2019 | 0:58:58 |
EN | Jan Hall | Folk Roots Radio

We’re giving over the whole of Episode 441 of Folk Roots Radio to interviews with the participants of the 2019 Hillside Festival Girls & Guitars Songwriting Course that took place during the winter. The songwriting workshop is specifically designed to help aspiring female songwriters develop effective songwriting tools and strategies while gaining confidence in their own ability, and all within...
An in-depth conversation with Ron Sexsmith about his career in music.
12 Apr, 2019 | 0:59:02 |
EN | Jan Hall | Folk Roots Radio

We’re giving over the whole of Episode 440 of Folk Roots Radio to a wonderful in-depth conversation with one of Canada's finest songwriters, Ron Sexsmith. During our wide-ranging conversation, Ron Sexsmith chats about songwriting and becoming a published author with the release of his grown-up fairy tale Deer Life, which, now, may also become a musical. He also talks about...
Saffron A describes her music as sitting where emotion and intellect intersect.
12 Apr, 2019 | 0:58:44 |
EN | Jan Hall | Folk Roots Radio

Episode 439 of Folk Roots Radio features an in-depth conversation with Saffron A, a Toronto and Brantford based alt.folk musician and poet who describes her music as sitting where emotion and intellect intersect. Distinct from every other young musician who starts out on guitar or piano, Saffron A creates her music on octave mandolin, mandocello and other members of the...
Ariana Gillis takes about Roots North 2019 and a new album plus more new releases.
05 Apr, 2019 | 0:58:48 |
EN | Jan Hall | Folk Roots Radio

Ariana Gillis joins us on Episode 438 of Folk Roots Radio to chat about her upcoming appearance at the 2019 Roots North Music Festival which takes place in Downtown Orillia on Friday April 26 and Saturday April 27. A captivating live performer, Ariana will be sharing the Friday night main stage with two other fabulous songwriters Ron Sexsmith and Rose...
Steve & Marni Van Kessel chat about their band VK, plus more new releases.
05 Apr, 2019 | 0:59:27 |
EN | Jan Hall | Folk Roots Radio

Orillia ON based husband and wife Steve and Marni Van Kessel make music together as VK. They join us on Episode 437 of Folk Roots Radio to chat about their heartfelt brand of old-school rock and roll and Canadian style Americana, and their second album "Terms & Conditions". VK will be playing the 2019 Roots North Music Festival on Saturday...
Tamara Lindeman (The Weather Station) chats about her music, plus more new releases.
28 Mar, 2019 | 0:57:55 |
EN | Jan Hall | Folk Roots Radio

Episode 436 of Folk Roots Radio features an in-depth length interview with Tamara Lindeman. You may not recognize the name, but if we tell you that, for music, she goes by the name 'The Weather Station', we're sure you’ll know who she is. A fabulous Canadian musician, Tamara Lindeman is already turning heads with the quality of her songwriting. The...
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