Montreal’s Roots Music Scene

Roots music is a term that covers rock and roll and its sources, including blues, jazz, country, folk, gospel, and ragtime.

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Montreal’s Roots Music Scene - Bob Fuller’s Hillbilly Night

Started by Bob Fuller 45 years ago and still run by him, Hillbilly Night is an internationally-known event that welcomes all who are in favor of or at least open to Old-Time Country Music. It is attended by the young and the old, the French and the English, the ladies and the gentlemen, the hip and the square. Singers, whether amateur or professional, do two songs each in a rotation backed by a pool of able players.


Montreal’s Roots Music Scene - Bands and Artists


Montreal’s Roots Music Scene - Teachers, Radio Shows, Music Societies


Montreal’s Roots Music Scene - Live Music Calendar


CRAIG MORRISON
is an ethnomusicologist, teacher, author, and musician
based in Montreal, Quebec, Canada
7 Nights Music Communications, 2006