With his perfect white beard, corn-cob pipe and black suspenders it should be obvious to all that Santa is a folk-loving saint. A pluck of the banjo, a strum of the guitar, and the elves will be singing in his cabin at the North Pole.
Hear: Smokey Mountain Band, Sufjan Stevens, Natalie Macmaster, Great Big Sea, Good Lovelies and more.
Celebrate the holidays with country music's biggest and brightest stars as they sing cherished holiday favorites and original songs. A perfect country soundtrack for wrapping presents, decking halls or simply driving the open road. Hear: Blue Rodeo 'Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas', Gord Bamford 'Christmas In Canada', Amy Grant 'Tennessee Christmas', Paul Brandt 'Let It Snow' and more.
Experience the best in new Canadian Country Music. The nominees for the Canadian Country Music Association awards back-to-back and head-to-head. Hear: Dean Brody, Gord Bamford, High Valley and more.
The crossroads of country, folk, blues and rock. You'll hear a unique mix that includes single-name icons like Waylon, Willie, & the Hag, country rock pioneers like the Flying Burrito Brothers, The Eagles and Lynyrd Skynyrd along with new contenders to the outlaw country throne like Chris Stapleton, Sturgill Simpson, Daniel Romano, Corb Lund and more
The best of the new-country sound from Nashville superstars and Canada's new country hit-makers. Hear: Paul Brandt, Gord Bamford, Blake Shelton, Brad Paisley, Tim McGraw, Jess Moskaluke, Brett Kissel and more
From Johnny Cash to Patsy Cline and Waylon Jennings to George Jones. It's the pure legends of country. Hear: Hank Snow, Anne Murray, Charley Pride, Hank Williams, Ian Tyson and more
Fiddles, banjos and strings-a-plenty. A lovingly and carefully curated list from Canada's foremost roots expert. Featuring sea shanties, Celtic favourites, country noir, jug band and bluegrass, and inspired instrumentals. Hear: Neko Case, Bob Dylan, Stan Rogers, Iron & Wine, Great Big Sea and more
The twang of country, the rhythm of the blues, and the fire of rock-and-roll. The legendary rockabilly players of the 50s to the modern revivalists, all gathered around a stand-up bass. Hear: Carl Perkins, Wanda Jackson, Ray Condo, Eddie Cochran and more
The best Canadian Country artists gathered in celebration of Canada's 150th anniversary. Hear Jess Moskaluke, Hank Snow, Lindi Ortega, Dean Brody and more
From dance floor numbers to beautiful ballads--these are the Juno winners for Traditional Roots.
Hear The Strumbellas, The Wailin' Jennys, The Good Lovelies and more.