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Folk Plus with Angela Page
Saturday December 17, 2011:
Canadian Folk Music Awards


Folk Plus is a blend of contemporary and older singer songwriters with perhaps a spoken word or a Broadway tune, or whatever may be relevant to the theme.   
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TORONTO – SUNDAY, DECEMBER 4, 2011 – The results are in for the SEVENTH ANNUAL CANADIAN FOLK MUSIC AWARDS (CFMAs) held this year at Toronto’s Isabel Bader Theatre on Sunday, December 4th. For more information please visit www.folkawards.ca.



TRADITIONAL ALBUM OF THE YEAR and also ENSEMBLE OF THE YEAR
Genticorum - Turlutte Hirsute 4:15   - Nagez Rameurs  - Rouesetarchets.Com

CONTEMPORARY ALBUM OF THE YEAR & also  SOLO ARTIST OF THE YEAR
Bruce Cockburn    01 The Iris Of The World    3:23    Bruce Cockburn    Small Source of Comfort- True North   

TRADITIONAL SINGER & BEST NEW EMERGING ARTIST
Dave Gunning    Farewell To Nova Scotia    3:42    Dave Gunning    ... a tribute to John Allan Cameron   

CONTEMPORARY SINGER OF THE YEAR
Suzie Vinnick    Oh My    3:24    Suzie Vinnick    Me N Mabel   

INSTRUMENTAL SOLO ARTIST OF THE YEAR
Jayme Stone    Troll Kingdom Polska    3:19    Jayme Stone    Room Of Wonders   

INSTRUMENTAL GROUP OF THE YEAR
The Creaking Tree String Quartet   Kicking Up the Dust 331    The Creaking Tree String Quartet    Sundogs    2/9/11 14:02

ENGLISH SONGWRITER OF THE YEAR
Lynn Miles    I Will    3:12    Lynn Miles    Fall for Beauty   

FRENCH SONGWRITER OF THE YEAR
Alexandre Poulin    Une lumière allumée    3:57    Alexandre Poulin    Une Lumiere Allumée- disquesvictoire.com   

ABORIGINAL SONGWRITER OF THE YEAR
Vince Fontaine    Song For Turtle Island    2:45    Vince Fontaine    Songs For Turtle Island   

VOCAL GROUP OF THE YEAR
Good Lovelies    Made For Rain     3:07    Good Lovelies    LET THE RAIN FALL    12/13/11 10:29

YOUNG PERFORMER OF THE YEAR
Molly Thomason    My Amy (Miami)    4:51    Molly Thomason    Beauty Queen    12/13/11 11:44


Some runners up, and examples of fine Canadian artists with releases this year:


David Francey    Blue Heart of Texas    2:44    David Francey    Late Edition- davidfrancey.com   

Ron Hynes    Home from the USA / Yanks 1:28   Ron Hynes    Stealing Genius- Borealis   

The Wailin' Jennys    Across the Sea    3:04    The Wailin' Jennys    Bright Morning Stars- Red House   

Finest Kind    Song Of The Lower Classes    4:18    Finest Kind    For Honour & For Gain   

Ken Whiteley    Old Wind Blow    3:57    Ken Whiteley    Another Day's Journey   



Canadian Music Awards
WINNER LISTED FIRST

TRADITIONAL ALBUM OF THE YEAR
Genticorum - Nagez Rameurs  and also ENSEMBLE OF THE YEAR
Dave Gunning - a tribute to John Allan Cameron
Finest Kind - For Honour & For Gain
De Temps Antan - Les Habits de Papier
La Volée d’Castors - Le Retour

CONTEMPORARY ALBUM OF THE YEAR
Bruce Cockburn - Small Source of Comfort   CONTEMPORARY ALBUM OF THE YEAR & SOLO ARTIST OF THE YEAR
Twilight Hotel - When the Wolves Go Blind
Les Charbonniers de l'Enfer - Nouvelles fréquentations
Lynn Miles - Fall for Beauty
Good Lovelies - Let The Rain Fall


TRADITIONAL SINGER OF THE YEAR
Dave Gunning - a tribute to John Allan Cameron   Traditional Singer & Best New/Emerging Artist
Enoch Kent - Take A Trip With Me
Lizzy Hoyt - Home
Eileen McGann - Pocketful Of Rhymes
Joel Fafard - Cluck Old Hen

CONTEMPORARY SINGER OF THE YEAR
Suzie Vinnick - Me 'n' Mabel
David Myles - Live at the Carleton
Cat Jahnke - The Stories are Taking Their Toll
Bruce Cockburn - Small Source of Comfort
Matthew Barber - Matthew Barber

INSTRUMENTAL SOLO ARTIST OF THE YEAR
Jayme Stone - Room of Wonders
Jaron Freeman-Fox - Manic Almanac : Slow Möbius
Anne Lindsay - Hurry On Home
April Verch - That's How We Run
Don Ross - Breakfast for Dogs

INSTRUMENTAL GROUP OF THE YEAR
The Creaking Tree String Quartet - Sundogs
Qristina & Quinn Bachand - Family
Maz - Télescope
Eh?! - Eh?!
Raz-de-Marée/Tidal Wave - Marche du St-Laurent

ENGLISH SONGWRITER OF THE YEAR
Lynn Miles - Fall for Beauty
Ron Hynes - Stealing Genius
David Francey - Late Edition
Mae Moore - Folklore
Bruce Cockburn - Small Source of Comfort

FRENCH SONGWRITER OF THE YEAR
Alexandre Poulin - Une lumière allumée
Jean-François Lessard - Jean-François Lessard
Claude Cormier - Acoustique
Les Surveillantes - La racine carrée du coeur

ABORIGINAL SONGWRITER OF THE YEAR
Vince Fontaine - Songs For Turtle Island
Robert Davidson & Terri-Lynn Williams-Davidson - New Journeys
Janet Panic - Samples
Don Amero - The Long Way Home
Kristi Lane Sinclair - I Love You

VOCAL GROUP OF THE YEAR
Good Lovelies - Let The Rain Fall
Finest Kind - For Honour & For Gain
Les Charbonniers de l'Enfer - Nouvelles fréquentations
The Wailin' Jennys - Bright Morning Stars
Genticorum - Nagez Rameurs

ENSEMBLE OF THE YEAR
Genticorum - Nagez Rameurs
The Creaking Tree String Quartet - Sundogs
Maz - Télescope
The Wailin' Jennys - Bright Morning Stars
Harry Manx & Kevin Breit - Strictly Whatever

SOLO ARTIST OF THE YEAR
Bruce Cockburn - Small Source of Comfort
Ken Whiteley - Another Day's Journey
David Francey - Late Edition
Mae Moore - Folklore
Ruth Moody - The Garden

NEW/EMERGING ARTIST OF THE YEAR
Dave Gunning - a tribute to John Allan Cameron
Andrea Ramolo - The Shadows and the Cracks
Ruth Moody - The Garden
Ashley Condon - Come In From The Cold
Joe Nolan - Goodbye Cinderella

YOUNG PERFORMER OF THE YEAR
Molly Thomason, [who turned 17 in September 2011.   She was 14 when she released her first CD, and 16 when she released..] Beauty Queen in May, 2011.


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