The Washboard Union

The Washboard Union

Facebook photo of Kingdom Street
December 16, 2020
by David Farrell

REMEMBER THIS NAME: Quebec duo Kingdom Street

Drake  Instagram photo
October 26, 2020
by Kerry Doole

Drake (pictured) turns 34 and teases a new album, Music NB and Ontario Folk Music Awards are handed out, and the Harmonize: Music Video Mentorship is launched. Also making news are Tannis Slimmon, Dub J, The Washboard Union, Comedy Here Often?, Folk Unlocked, The Weeknd, Corb Lund, Ruby Waters, Chilly Gonzales, The Cold Manitoba Project, Gowan, The Music Hall, SNRK, LOTL, TiKA, and farewell Jerry Jeff Walker, Viola Smith, and Tony Lewis.

Tate McRae    Facebook photo
August 3, 2020
by Kerry Doole

Tate McRae (pictured) is one of the Canadians to earn a VMA nomination, CIMA and ADVANCE partner on an important anti-racism initiative, and Frank Dukes recruits David Bendeth for a Kingsway Collaboration. Others in the news include Home Routes/Chemin Chez Nous, Oshawa Music Hall, Cellar Music Group, Chemical Dreams, Peaches, Djooky Music Awards, Studio Bell, Sam Tudor, Harrow Fair, Dear-God, The Washboard Union, Doubleheader, and farewell Alan Parker and Steve Holland.

The Washboard Union
October 24, 2018
by Kerry Doole

The Washboard Union (pictured) win big at the BCCMAs, Nash The Slash featured in a new doc, Joe Keithley of D.O.A. elected to office, and k.d. lang is honoured with the Alberta Order of Excellence. Also in the news are Supporting Cast, Music BC, Drake, The Barr Brothers, Turboprop, Loud As Hell, Wacken Metal Battle, Darrell Millar, PEI Arts Grants, Thelonious Hank, TD Jazz, Contact, and a farewell to Jon James McMurray. Videos added for your enjoyment.

The Washboard Union
August 29, 2018
by Kerry Doole

The Washboard Union (pictured) and The Reklaws join the CCMAs lineup, the Canadian Music Café attracts major music supervisors, and Megaphono submissions are open. Others in the news include Music Canada Live, CMA Awards, Canadian Music Class Challenge, Brae, Ashkenaz festival, Soundstreams, Stevie Wonder, WorkInCulture, and Kristen Violet May. Videos added for your enjoyment.

April 30, 2018
by David Farrell

Less bluegrass, more crossover, the single serves as the title track to TWU's just-released 12-track sophomore album featuring their previous top 10 hit, “Shine”.

The Washboard Union
November 22, 2017
by Jason Schneider

Riding high with a current gold single and a new album in the can, the award-winning country outfit reflects on their personal bond, creative chemistry, and a high-pressure audition.

Shania performing on stage at Stagecoach Festival
June 25, 2017
by External Source

This week's radio faves confirm Shania's back on top, The New Electric engage with a follow-up hit, and Hedley hits a home run with a power ballad.

Shania at Stagecoach Festival in May
June 19, 2017
by External Source

Shania, Hedley, The Washboard Union and Gord Bamford were among the top Canadian acts who made a big impact on commercial radio last week.