Inside the DECEMBER/JANUARY edition

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WHEN RIVERS MEET

ON THE COVER

Aaron & Grace from When Rivers Meet tell us all about their new songs and how

“Slide mandolin happened by accident”

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featuring

SHEMEKIA

COPELAND

With three Grammy nominations already in the bag, US blueslady Shemekia Copeland is clearly a musician of some stature. Now, with a new album, ‘Uncivil War,’ just released on Alligator Records, she took some time out to chat about life, politics in a presidential election year, and her music.

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plus

SAMANTHA

MARTIN

Samantha Martin is a Canadian blues, soul, and gospel singer. Her album Run To Me, released in 2018, was a stunning success. She has just released her latest album, The Reckless One We recently caught up on Skype to chat about the album and her career in general.

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and

WILLIAM

SHATNER

Wait… what?

There are things we need in this dark age of Covid. A hug, kisses, a theatre, a party. And a smile.

PLUS

BETTE SMITH | KIM WILSON | SELWYN BIRCHWOOD | TOMAS DONCKER | SUSAN SANTOS | JORMA KAUKONEN

AND MORE!