A Tribute to the Music of the Southern Appalachian Mountains

Spring has sprung! For our last @ Noon session of the month, we are pleased to present a three-part…

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Five in 5: Dr. Brian Fauteux on the Legacy of Leonard Cohen

Poet, songwriter, novelist, ladies man: Leonard Cohen was many things to many people. Since his warm embrace by Montreal’s…

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Canto y Cantata: An evening of Chilean Song & History

In February, Edmonton’s Colectivo 97 will present two of the most important compositions in Latin American music history: Canto…

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Winter Roots Roundup: Feb. 1 – 4, 2017

Since 2009, the Winter Roots Roundup has celebrated the best in folk, roots, and blues music in an Edmonton-based…

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Five in 5: Dr. Mary Ingraham on Resounding Musical Cultures in Canada

Dr. Mary Ingraham with the Moses and Frances Asch Collection of Folkways Records at the University of Alberta.

Imagine Canada’s musical history: resonating across the provinces and territories, spanning traditions from traditional to popular, and channeled through…

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Daniel Gervais to Play at Fiddler’s Roost on Oct. 29th, 2016

We’re delighted to help spread the word that the newly minted, 2-time Canadian Grand Masters Fiddle Champion Daniel Gervais…

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Between Two Gramophones: Conversations with Cultural Advocate Philip Muz

This inaugural event of a new folkwaysAlive! series in which we converse with local champions of grassroots culture features…

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Snapshot: Views of traditional music, market economy, funding and professionalization in Croatia

folkwaysAlive!, the Canadian Centre for Ethnomusicology and the Wirth Institute at the University of Alberta are pleased to co-present…

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Edmonton’s Uptown Folk Club Celebrates 20 Years with All-day Concert Event

A fixture in Edmonton’s folk scene since 1996, the Uptown Folk Club invites you to take part in it’s…

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Tarana (NYC): Exploring the intersection of Jazz Improvisation, World Music & Music-technology

folkwaysAlive! is proud to co-present an interactive workshop with the innovative NYC-based electro-acoustic group Tarana on Friday, October 7th,…

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