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Canadians Converge at the Philadelphia Folk Festival

Having lived in PA now for well over a decade, it was hard to believe that we had not yet made it to the annual Philadelphia Folk Festival held over a mid-August weekend near Schwenksville, PA.  With the weekend open… Continue Reading →

Singer-Songwriter Circle at The Sawdust City Music Festival

One of the popular features from the original Sawdust City Music Festival was the singer-songwriter circle, which last year included Devin Cuddy, Liz Stringer, Justin Rutledge, and Jeremy Dutcher.  Having enjoyed this moment last time around, we were more than… Continue Reading →

Gossip Talkin’ Blues, Episode 29: Canadians in the Commonwealth

Team GDW caught a day of the 57th annual Philadelphia Folk Festival and heard several amazing Canadian artists there.  Hear live audio from Dana Sipos, Terence Jack, Jay Gilday, David Myles, and The Small Glories. SOCAN license #5052874

Interview: Dana Sipos, “Trick of the Light”

When we first heard Dana Sipos live last summer at the Home County Music and Art Festival in London, ON, we knew this was an artist on whom we’d be keeping an eye.  Her new album, “Trick of the Light,”… Continue Reading →

#TuesdayTunesDay: New Song Roundup, 20 March 2018

A fresh crop of newly released songs for your listening pleasure – enjoy! Dennis Ellsworth, “Caught in the Waves” Dennis Ellsworth has released “Caught In The Waves,” the first single from his upcoming fifth solo album “Things Change,” out April… Continue Reading →

Home County Music and Art Festival: The Saturday Workshops

The city of London, Ontario, recently held its 44th annual Home County Music and Art Festival on the grounds of Victoria Park in the heart of the city.  Forty-four years of music and arts, and completely unknown to us until… Continue Reading →

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