Colin Linden

Colin Linden

July 14, 2021
by Kerry Doole

Resonant guitar work and gritty, bluesy vocals fuel a compelling cut.

Colin Linden  Facebook photo
February 17, 2021
by Kerry Doole

Colin Linden (pictured) is a Maple Blues award winner, the Country Music Alberta Awards names its performers, David Myles launches a new podcast, and early Neil Young footage surfaces. Also in the news are CMAOntario Awards, Top5, Music Nova Scotia , Carol Welsman, FMC, Tokyo Police Club, Mo Kenney, Dean Brody, and farewell Raymond Levesque and Johnny Pacheco.

Colin Linden with Keb' Mo' the morning of the Grammys. Pic: Instagram
January 27, 2020
by FYI Staff

The roots music veteran (pictured here with Keb Mo) was the only Canadian to collect a coveted award last night, although Sam Feldman had reason to be enjoying a bottle of bubbly with his winning client -- Elvis Costello.

Alanis Morissette Facebook photo
May 6, 2019
by Kerry Doole

The Alanis Morissette (pictured) has her musical headed to Broadway, The Trews and Jack de Keyzer win a prestigious contest, and a new gig for Faye Perkins. Others in the news: Little Steven, Bruce Springsteen, Joe Hall, Colin Linden, Marty Melhuish, Transmit Festival, Wide Cut Weekend, Tin Pan North fest, Jim Cuddy, Sharon & Bram, Music Monday, David Francey, and farewell John Starling. Videos added for your enjoyment.

January 11, 2019
by Kerry Doole

Two major players on the roots music/Americana scene have joined forces on a new album coming soon. It is previewed by this upbeat cover of a '50s hit that's fuelled by Linden's guitar work and robust vocals.

David McPherson
September 22, 2017
by Jason Schneider

Toronto's Legendary Horseshoe Tavern is now turning 70, and this Canadian music scribe has written an authoritative history of the storied venue.