Georgian Bay Roots

With your host Jon Farmer

jonfarmerEvery 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 episode features a whole lot of songs about, inspired by, and that mention provinces. We jump genres from folk and traditional, to blues and reggae, with some danceable pop and rock thrown in for good measure.  Listen closely for news about upcoming shows too.

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


Ep 016 Jan 15
"Artist: The Duhks Track: Lazy John
Album: Beyond the Blue
Length: 0:30
Release date: 2014
"Artist Oh Susanna
Track Provincial Parks
Album: Namedropper
Length: 3:59
"Artist: Jim Bryson
Track: Ontario
Album: We Will Find Our Place
Length: 3:47
"Artist: Provincial Lines
Track: Never Far
Album: Provincial Lines
Length: 3:39
"Artist: Poor Angus
Track: Shores of Newfoundland
Album: Prime Cuts
Length: 5:01
"Artist: Don Messer
Track: St Anne’s Reel
Album: unknown
"Artist: Olivia and the Creepy Crawlies
Track: O Saskatoon
Album:Tongue Tied
Length: 4:11
"Artist: Donovan Woods
Track: Sask
Album: Don’t Get Too Grand
Length: 3:17
"Artist: Carly Dow
Track: Too much to go back
Length: 4:38
"Artist: Gordon Lightfoot
Track: Alberta Bound
Album: Don Quixote
Length: 3:13
"Artist: Said the Whale
Track: BC Orienteering
Album: Islands disappear
Length: 4:21
"Artist: The MacKenzie Blues Band
Track: Higher Ground
Album: Slam! Bam!
"Artist: Coco Love Alcorn
Track: Unbreakable
Album Wonderland
"Artist: The Human Rights
Track: Lionheart
Album: The Human Rights
"Artist: The Band of the Canadian Forces
Track: Pipe Medley (PEI/Vive la Canadienne/Farewell to Nova Scotia/Alberta Bound/I'se the Bye/Gens du Pays/Maple Leaf Forever)
Album: Vimy: Hommage Au Patrimoine - Honour The Legacy


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

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