Sunday, April 5, 2020

CONGRATS! 2020 Canadian Folk Music Award Winners!

COVID-19 couldn't stop the 2020 Canadian Folk Music Awards as it was streamed live on Saturday, April 4, 2020. See below for the announcements.

Links: CFMAMore CFMA Stories, Video above courtesy of prixfolkawards

The only local connection among the winners was Nova Scotia singer/songwriter Matt Andersen, who won the Contemporary Singer of the Year award for his work on on Halfway Home By Morning, an album released by Waterdown's True North Records.

Links: Matt Andersen, More Matt Andersen Stories, Video above courtesy of Folk Roots and Blues

Ontario winners include The Slocan Ramblers (Traditional Album of the Year), Mairi Rankin and Eric Wright (Instrumental Group of the Year) and Abigail Lapell (English Songwriter of the Year).

Links: The Slocan Ramblers, Video above courtesy of The Slocan Ramblers - Topic

Links: Mairi Rankin and Eric Wright, Video above courtesy of Eric Wright - Topic

Links: Abigail Lapell, Video above courtesy of Abigail Lapell


Blast from the Past: Last Year's Winners

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