#CanadianRootsRadio Launches Growing Our Roots Campaign

Canadian Roots Radio is 100% listener supported. We completely rely on your support to pay the expenses incurred to keep the station going.

With this in mind we’ve launched the “growing out roots” campaign. Our goal is 300 new subscribers by November 30th.

Subscriptions are only $9, and by supporting us you’re supporting Canadian Folk, Roots, & Blues musicians.

Subscribe now!

We’re spinning big names of yesterday, today and tomorrow. But we need your support to keep going with this project.

Why not make your donation today? Your support is needed and appreciated.

Subscribe now!

Yours in Radio,

~Jim

#CanadianRootsRadio off air tonight (Oct 16, 2013) 12-2am maintenance

Hi,

Tonight (Oct 16, 2013) at midnight Canadian Roots Radio will be off the air for a couple of hours due to maintenance on our streaming server.

Please be sure to tune back in during the wee hours. Listenership has been steadily growing over the past years and each and every one of you is important to us. As the Beverly Hillbillies would say, Y’all come back now, y’hear?!

Yours in Radio,

~Jim

Today’s Additions @ctaddo The Backyard Devils @EastCoastMusic @MusicMusiqueNB

Today’s additions include songs from New Brunswick’s The Backyard Devils.

Tracks from Catherine Taddo’s Under Your Hood have been added to the NetBlues file. NetBlues showcases Canadian Blues music and can be heard nightly 10-11pm EST.

Yours in Radio,

~Jim

Jim Priebe presents 2nd Annual @ArtsCanCircle Benefit

ARTSCAN 2013 I’m hosting my 2nd Annual ArtsCan Circle Benefit. A mini-festival of extra-ordinary musicians, this year’s line-up includes:
  • Stouffville’s own Morgan Sadler winner Toronto Independent Music Award for Best Song
  • Marianne Girard - Canadian Folk Music Awards nominee for Best Contemporary Singer, Marianne Girard is “a revelation, alternately bold and tender, with a voice unequivocally pure and joyfully unrestrained”. (Toronto Star)
  • HOTCHA! Winner of two TIMAs (Toronto Independent Music Awards) Best Folk/Roots & Live Acoustic Category
  • Jane Lewis & Sam Turton - “Lewis has a voice that is both clear and full. Both musically and lyrically sophisticated, it’s an impressive debut.” —Barry Hammond, Penguin Eggs Magazine
  • Pre-performance music by Stouffville’s gypsy-jazz trio Windsong.

EmCee Mike Burns, sound by Most Excellent Productions, coffee and treats by Velvet Sunrise Coffee Roastery

Thanks to our sponsors Betz Pools, Boston Pizza Stouffville, Long & McQuade, Whittamore’s Farm, Stouffville Free Press, P Dominque Plante Creative Services and Card’s Appliances

Tickets: $15, available at the box office online, by calling 905-640-2322, or in person.

Date: Sat Sep 21, 2013. Doors open @ 7:00pm. Show starts 7:30pm

Venue: Stouffville’s 19-on-the-Park http://nineteenonthepark.com/

ArtsCan Circle is a registered charity that sends teams of musicians and artists to engage children and youth in remote Northern communities in workshops in the arts. Through music and other creative arts, they hope to teach new skills, promote self-esteem and creative self-expression. More information about ArtCanCircle can be found at: http://www.artscancircle.ca/

~Jim

Today’s Playlist Additions D’Arcy Wickham, Mark BIRD Stafford

Today’s playlist additions include tracks from D’Arcy Wickham’s Feather Fingers. D’Arcy is an extraordinary guitarist. He’s also an extraordinary guitar teacher. Learn more about the man, his music and his music lessons at http://www.darcywickham.com/

Added to the NetBlues File is Mark BIRD Stafford’s live at the Delta. NetBlues is our signature all Blues show, heard nightly 10-11pm EST right here on Canadian Roots Radio.

Yours in Radio,

~Jim

Today’s Playlist Additions @theduanerutter @dutrasweet @BustedFlat

Today’s playlist additions include cuts from Nancy Dutra’s  time will tell.

Tracks from Duane Rutter’s Waiting Room and Never Bet the Devil Your Head have also been added. Duane’s CDs are available from Busted Flat Records.

Yours in Radio,

~Jim

#CanadianRootsRadio Can Now Be Heard on iNetRadio.com

Canadian Roots Radio can now be heard on iNetRadio.com

In the search box type “Canadian” and Canadian Roots Radio will appear.

They have an interesting service, definitely worth checking out if you take internet radio seriously. From their website:

NetRadio brings together the technology of the internet and the convenience of radio listening! Now you can have your own iNetRadio that plays your favorite music, newscasts, local weather and more when you want it!

Set up your own iNetRadio with whatever music you like and start adding all the features that traditional radio offers! With just a click, you can hear the news or anything else you choose! Is your music collection so unique that nobody has anything close? Load it up! Got a band and you want to have a station that will play all your songs because you want it to? Load it up! Don’t have any idea where to begin getting music? No problem! You can choose from any of our music channels.

Yours in Radio,

~Jim