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Canadian Folk Music Awards Nominees Named

Canadian Folk Music Awards Nominees Named

Cassie and Maggie and Stephen Fearing top the list of nominees for the 2017 Canadian Folk Music Awards with four nods each. The Nova Scotia sister duo and the Canadian folk-rock singer-songwriter are among the 75 artists and groups from nine provinces and one territory vying for awards in 19 categories to be presented at Ottawa’s Bronson Centre on Nov. 18-19. [To continue reading this article and see the complete list of nominees, click on the headline.]

Nominees Named for 2014 Canadian Folk Music Awards

With a combined five nominations, 18-year old Quinn Bachand and his Victoria, British Columbia-based group Brishen are the top nominees vying for 2014 Canadian Folk Music Awards to be presented during a gala event at the Bronson Centre in Ottawa, Ontario on Nov. 29. Fellow BC-based instrumental artists The Fretless and vocal group The High Bar Gang also received multiple nominations, as did Quebecois instrumental group MAZ and Manitoba-based singer-songwriter Del Barber. [To continue reading the article and see the complete list of nominees in 19 categories, click on the headline.]
Quebec, Scandinavian Folk Artists Showcase Their Talents During APAP Conference in NYC

Quebec, Scandinavian Folk Artists Showcase Their Talents During APAP Conference in NYC

Talented artists from the Canadian province of Quebec and the Scandinavian nations of Sweden and Denmark teamed up for an evening of musical showcases in New York City that was a highlight of the Association of Performing Arts Presenters (APAP) Conference, Jan. 10-14. [To continue reading the article, click on the headline.]

Irish, Irish-American Artists Shine During APAP Conference

Although New York City’s demographics are changing, Irish arts and culture have long been a part of its fabric. This was particularly evident January 11-15. That’s when a number of Irish and Irish American folk artists were in the Big Apple to showcase their talents during the 56th annual conference of the Association of Performing Arts Presenters (APAP). {Click on the headline to read a conference recap that also features information on the annual Folquebec showcase and Grammy Award-winning singer-songwriter Rosanne Cash's closing keynote.]

Nominees Named for 2011 Canadian Folk Music Awards

With four nominations each, Bruce Cockburn and Dave Gunning are the top nominees vying for awards during the seventh annual Canadian Folk Music Awards slated to be presented during a gala event in Toronto, Dec. 4. The awards were established to bring greater exposure to the breadth and depth of Canadian folk music, celebrating and promoting it in all its forms. Outstanding achievements will be recognized in 19 categories, while a new “Unsung Hero” award also will be bestowed. (To read the article and see a complete list of nominees, click on the headline.]