The Small Glories – Oct. 11 Performance brought by the Rogue Folk Club – Vancouver

The Small Glories are a duo that you will love for sure. On their recent performance delivered at the Roque Folk Club last month, they have proven how a singing duo doesn’t need to be attached (either as siblings or lovers) to achieve a touching duet.
J.D. Edwards and Cara Luft had the most harmonized voices ever heard. They have that kind of rub together when they are singing. Usually, they start singing in solos until, in a specific moment in time, they begin to take the message and harmonized together. They sure know how to play any song well and catch everyone’s attention.
During their October 11 performance, …

The Vancouver Folk Music Festival: Recap

There were a lot of things that happened during the Vancouver Folk Music Festival. Words are not enough to describe the music, the picnics, the food, the grass – everything there is to say about the festival, but I will say it here.
While there is everything you would expect to see at a music festival, the one thing I was looking forward to other than the music was the food stalls and carts. The fair at the festival also looks eye-catching.
There was so much happening on Day 1: Larkin Poe, Raine Hamilton, Rebecca, and Meghan Lovell, Corb Lund, and many more singers were present and gave everyone a clean slate from their…

Interview with Babe Gurr before her Vancouver album released last September

She is an icon of roots music on the west coast for more than 20 years now. Now, Babe Gurr is set to bring some new piece of roots music through her latest album, Blurred Lines, which was released Sept. 6 at the Mel Lehan Hall at Saint James.
An interview with Babe Gurr reveals astonishing facts about her latest album. Given it had a similar name to a single and album by Robin Thicke, which spurred some controversies, she said that everything was purely coincidental. She said that she respected Thicke, but she is not so familiar with the artist’s music. She said that her album was named as such because she does blur some …

The Canadian War Experience, as Expressed Through these Seven Canadian Root Songs

The Canadian war is something we always remember by on Remembrance Day. However, these seven songs will tell you more about the experience and how it had affected a lot of lives in its patriotic and nationalistic appeal to its listeners.
On a Beach in France (Katherine Wheatley)
This touching novel-inspired song came from the part of Timothy Findley’s novel. It was particularly where a mother explains to her child why his father is acting in that manner, a woman’s perspective of man’s thinking after their experience on the battlefield.
Flowers of Saskatchewan (David Francey)…