Tuesday, March 23, 2010

This week in Folk Roots/Folk Branches history (March 23-March 29)

Folk Roots/Folk Branches with Mike Regenstreif was a Thursday tradition on CKUT in Montreal for nearly 14 years from February 3, 1994 until August 30, 2007. Folk Roots/Folk Branches continued as occasional features on CKUT and is now a blog. Here’s the 30th instalment of “This week in Folk Roots/Folk Branches,” a weekly look back continuing through next August at some of the most notable guests, features and moments in Folk Roots/Folk Branches history.

March 23, 1995: Extended feature- Songs of Hank Williams.
March 27, 1997: Guests- Mack MacKenzie & J.P. Leduc.
March 25, 1999: Guests- Eric Andersen; Bill Garrett.
March 28, 2002: Guests- Garnet Rogers & Marcus Vichert.
March 27, 2003: Guests- David Francey & Dave Clarke; Extended feature- Tom Russell & Andrew Hardin recorded in concert in Montreal, part three.
March 25, 2004: Extended feature- Tribute to the late Rick Fielding.
March 23, 2006: Guests- Colin Linden.
March 29, 2007: Guests- Matt Large & Guy Donis of Notre Dame de Grass.
March 27, 2008 (Folk Roots/Folk Branches feature): New Songs From Old Friends.

Pictured: Mike Regenstreif and Matt Large at the Green Room in Montreal.

--Mike Regenstreif

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