Folk Alliance is hosting Folk Unlocked Virtual Conference from February 22-26, 2021 to bring artists together digitally with workshops and panels. As part of the celebration, over 200 artists will perform from all across Turtle Island, including G.R. Gritt, Mimi O’Bonsawin, Terra Lightfoot, Emily Wurramara, William Prince and more. Check out the full artist listing here. Tickets are on a […]
Classically trained in instruments like piano and drums, Jeremy Dutcher studied Music and Anthropology at Dalhousie University in Halifax. He is a talented Tenor vocalist, composer and musicologist. Jeremy hails from the First Nation People in New Brunswick, Tobique. He is a firm advocate for the Indigenous languages that are currently dying out and because […]
What is the story behind “K’eintah Natse Ju”? “K’eintah Natse Ju” (pronounced Kay-tah Naht-say Joo) is a song I wrote for the project celebrating resilience of Indigenous northerners-Gho-Bah (first light of dawn). Natse Ju- healing, to heal. We are healing together. This song is about the legacy of colonization and its impact on our (Indigenous) family relationships- […]
The Ottawa folk group Twin Flames is a captivating duo who released their latest single “Human”. Accompanying this heartfelt song about self-identity and preserving culture, is a cinematic visual with a mission focus to celebrate the International Year of Indigenous Languages, break the pattern of labels and help people connect no matter their background. The […]
Logan Staats‘ new track, “Fear of the Flame” was released on March 19, 2019. This folk-rock ballad lends well to Staats‘ vocal range, starting off slow and low and climbing into the pay-off of a striking, catchy chorus. Hear the passion and lyricism of “Fear of the Flame” for yourself on Spotify.
Raye Zaragoza’s single “Warrior” is a determined ode to pushing forward, even in the hard times. Zaragoza’s soothing voice paired with the Rockwood Music Hall’s atmosphere presents a beautiful, yet haunting track, painting a picture of past darkness making way for a triumphant, fearless march forward.
Amanda Rheaume, 2014 Canadian Folk Music Award winning artist for Best Aboriginal Album, released a music video for her new single “The Skin I’m In”. Rheaume reminds us to be comfortable within ourselves, with a heartfelt visual to compliment an important message of self-love. As her new album drops February 15th, you can catch Amanda […]