February 7, 2020

Available to stream & purchase at online retailers and at adamkarchmusic.com

Although Adam Karch is from Montreal, his music embodies the spirit of Americana like a scenic ride across the country. He plays a hybrid acoustic blues that consists of precise fingerpicking t...

February 6, 2020


The “festival on wheels” features Oh Susanna, Stephen Fearing, Catherine MacLellan and Steve Dawson

The acclaimed Black Hen Roadshow is back, and better than ever! Coming to stages across Canada in the spring of 2020, this fourth incarnation of the travelling revue fe...

February 3, 2020

Michael Jerome Browne Earns Lifetime Blues With A Feeling Award

New Sapphire Video Award Goes to “Hold Back The River”

A dedicated and excited crowd of blues music fans filled Koerner Hall in Toronto to celebrate the nominees and winners of the 23rd annual Maple Blues Aw...

September 13, 2019

Set for digital release on October 25th via We Are Busy Bodies

Photo by Travis Nesbitt 

Don’t bother to scatter my ashes, I don’t care if my grave is kept clear,

Don’t try working out what my life was about,

Erase any trace I was here.

(Wide Mouth Mason, Erase Any Trace)


September 12, 2019

The Follow-up to JUNO Nominated Myles Goodwyn and Friends Of The Blues
is out via Linus Entertainment

Listen and share "Hip Hip" from the album, plus pre-order here: https://smarturl.it/friendsoftheblues2  

Legendary Canadian guitarist, bandleader and songwriter Myl...

September 5, 2019

Somewhere out past where the highway ends, far from the creative meccas of Montreal, Toronto and Vancouver, one of Canada’s best-kept musical secrets has been perfecting his craft. For more than a decade now, Matt Patershuk – who resides in rural northern Alberta - has...

August 27, 2019

Hometown CD release concert at West End Cultural Centre 
on November 16

The first thing Big Dave McLean will tell you about Pocket Full Of Nothin’, his newest release on Black Hen Music, is that it isn’t a straight-ahead blues album. For, even though Dave has been playi...

August 15, 2019

Featuring an all-star cast from Nanaimo on Vancouver Island, Mark Crissinger’s sixth studio album, Believe In Love blends blues music with country, rock, and acoustic boogaloo. 
With the rock steady rhythm section of Jay Stevens on bass and Bil...

August 1, 2019

Jennis delivers more sound, variety and fun than one would think could fit into a single touring van. The duo brings together Guelph-based Dennis Gaumond’s decades of writing and performing, with Jen Gillmor, veteran of the Toronto indie scene. Their blend of cello, do...

June 14, 2019

Canadian Gypsy Blues duo Blue Moon Marquee announce the release of their new CD, Bare Knuckles & Brawn, on their own Blue Moon Marquee Music label, coming out June 28 in Canada and July 19 in the USA.  Recorded at Afterlife Studios in Vancouver, British Columbia, and p...

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