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Georgian Bay Roots Ep 34

Georgian Bay Roots

With your host Jon Farmer

1609969_10154532318180220_5111923560966166563_nEvery Sunday on CFOS 560 from 4-5pm, Georgian Bay Roots shares some of the best music that’s made in and played in Grey and Bruce Counties with roots music from across Canada and around the world thrown into the mix. Host, Jon Farmer, brings a musician’s ear and the heart of a fan to the airwaves with stories about performers and news about upcoming shows and releases. Tune in to hear some of your favourite acts and new bands that you didn’t know you loved.

This is the May long weekend episode of Georgian Bay Roots featuring songs inspired by the season, trad tunes, and concert news.

If you missed the live show, we will post the episode by 6pm ET.

You can download an iTunes podcast here

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Georgian Bay Roots is presented by the Georgian Bay Folk Society with the support the Ontario Trillium Foundation

GBR 34 May 21
Artist: The Duhks
Track: Lazy John
Length: 4:32
Artist: Serena Ryder
Track: It’s Just Another Day
Length: 4:01
Artist: Coco Love Alcorn
Track: I Got a Bicycle
Length: 3:32
Artist: Chic Gamine
Track: Butterfly Woman
Length: 4:31
Artist: Deanne Hallman
Track: Beyoutiful
Length: 3:18
Artist: Victoria Vox
Track: Colorful Heart
Length: 3:33
Artist: Dave Gunning
Track: Broom O’The Cowdenknowes
Length: 4:18
Artist: The Shards
Track: Trout Tale
Length: 3:31
Artist: The Mayhemingways
Track: Boones Tune-Boats Up the River
Length: 4:06
Artist: Ian Bell
Track: Carl Grexton Set
Length: 4:04
Artist: Claire Lynch
Track: I’ll Be Alright Tomorrow
Length: 2:54
Artist: Corin Raymond
Track: Give it April (Give it May)
Length: 3:33
Artist: James Hill
Track: For So Long
Length: 3:52
Artist: Garnet Rogers
Track: The Sliprails and the Spur
Length: 4:06
Artist: Remember When
Track: She Picks Wildflowers
Length: 3:01
Artist: Serena Ryder
Track: Sing Sing
Length: 0:38


Visit our  iTunes podcast page for archived programs

Pages with set lists and further info can be found below.

GBR show 1

GBR show 2

GBR show 3

GBR show 4

GBR show 5

GBR show 6

GBR show 7

GBR show 8

GBR show 9

GBR show 10

GBR show 11

GBR show 12

GBR show 13

GBR show 14

GBR show 15

GBR show 16

GBR show 17

GBR show 18

GBR show 19

GBR show 20 – Valentine’s Day

GBR show 21

GBR show 22

GBR show 23

GBR show 24

GBR show 25

GBR show 26

GBR show 27

GBR show 28

GBR show 29 – Easter

GBR show 30

GBR show 31

GBR show 32

GBR show 33 – Mother’s Day

Performer Submission Guidelines

We are open to submissions starting on October 1.

If you wish to apply by email please send to artisticdirector@summerfolk.orgPlease put Artist Submission 2018 in the subject line. Include links to web page links, EPK’s, links to music and video, basically anything at all that will give us an idea of what you do.

Or, if you prefer that we have something more physical in our hands, please mail a package to

Artistic Director

c/o Georgian Bay Folk Society

P.O. Box 521
Owen Sound, ON N4K 5R1

please do not use the comments box for your submissions

The deadline to submit is January 15, 2018.  Applications re-open October 1st. Submissions are kept active for one year. All materials received by the Georgian Bay Folk Society and/or the Artistic Director remain the property of the Folk Society.

All submissions are reviewed for their suitability for Summerfolk and our year-round programs. Due to the volume of material received, please be aware we are unable to acknowledge receipt (unless you submit electronically) or provide comments. Only those of interest will be contacted.

Helpful Hints

  • When submitting a CD, suggest the three most appropriate songs on the disc to be reviewed.
  • One page with bio, press and contact info is usually sufficient. If you are selected, additional promotional materials may be requested.
  • when submitting INCLUDE video links, please.
  • October is probably the best time to send a kit for the coming year.
  • If you have applied in the past and have not recorded anything new, don’t send another cd. Sell it instead. We have your other one here.

Bonus Points

  • A list of workshop possibilities.
  • A recent live recording.
  • Remove the shrink-wrap from the CD. If in a jewel case, remove from jewel case and send with the booklet.
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