I've often been asked about what it was like growing up around music, both by strangers and friends. I am still trying to figure it out myself, both its impact on me as a musician and its impact on me as a person. I think there are two points of influence, music at home and music as my father's job.
When news broke early this morning that East Coast singer Rita MacNeil had died at age 68, tributes came pouring in from
A number of Canadian musicians have joined forces to show their support for Idle No More, the movement of First Nations people