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Music has been a substantial part of Garnet Rogers’s life from his earliest days. In a darkened bedroom, lit only by the amber glow from an old floor model radio, two young brothers aged six and 12 lay in their beds, listening to the country music broadcasts from the Grand Ol’ Opry, and practiced their […]

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MEMBERTOU — Renowned singer-songwriter and guitarist Garnet Rogers will be in Cape Breton later this week for a full evening of music. Rogers will perform two sets at Kiju’s Restaurant Thursday beginning at 7:30 p.m. To book a dinner reservation contact Kiju’s at 562-6220. An entertainment service charge of $10 per person will apply. Kiju’s […]

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By Ken Kelly When it comes to Canadian folk music, the Rogers family name is one known well throughout this country of ours. Having gotten his start playing music in front of audiences with his brother Stan, Garnet Rogers has carved out a formidable career of his own, entertaining his own audiences throughout North America […]

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Archie Fisher and Garnet Rogers St. James Coffeehouse, St. James Church, Greenfield, MA It was quite a sight to see Scottish guitarist and singer Archie Fisher and Canadian singer/songwriter/multi-instrumentalist Garnet Rogers surrounded by angels and singing from the pulpit of the ornate St. James Church in Greenfield, MA. It was not just that these two are more often found […]

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What’s Going On Arts & Entertainment By Ken Chisholm In a question and answer session on his website, indie folk singer/songwriter, Garnet Rogers, owns up to not knowing how many kilometers he travels in his music career. “The odometer broke last year.” He writes, “Briefly, though, the ’83 Volvo went over 600,000; the ’91 went […]

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Garnet Rogers in conversation with Dale Connelly and Jim Ed Poole (Recorded June 2002) My introduction to the music of Garnet Rogers began with a question: What’s a Garnet? It turns out the garnet is a family of gemstones, often red but found in a variety of interesting and surprising colors. Startling claims are made […]

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On Sunday, December 17th at 7:30 pm, Garnet Rogers returns to London for his annual concert in support of the London & Area Food Bank. As the Victoria Times puts it, “Garnet Rogers is a national treasure.” Below is an abbreviated interview with Garnet that I did last year. Ian Davies – The concert that […]

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More and more I’ve watched an evolution in the music of Garnet Rogers. One of Canada’s finest baritone singers. Rogers has grown as a songwriter and as an interpreter. On Night Drive he brings the electric show that has marked his recent concerts into the studio, and the results are nothing less than stellar. The […]

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Garnet Rogers & Doug Long David Pirie is the host of the folk/Celtic-oriented radio show Maple Haggis on CHSR-FM, Fredericton, New Brunswick. The following is a transcript of his interview with studio guests singer/songwriter Garnet Rogers and his accompanist Doug Long DP – It’s been about a year since you were here so, first, congratulations […]

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