The 2014 Junos celebrating Canadian music will take place in Winnipeg, MB, culminating in the awards ceremony on March 30th. The nominees in all categories were announced this morning, and we’re excited about the range of folk and world music represented. Place your bets now!
Nominees for Roots and Traditional Album of the Year: Solo
Nominees for Roots and Traditional Album of the Year: Duo or Group
Lee Harvey Osmond: The Folk Sinner
Little Miss Higgins & The Winnipeg Five: Bison Ranch Recording Sessions
The Devin Cuddy Band: Volume One
The Strumbellas: We Still Move On Dance Floors
The Wilderness of Manitoba: Island of Echoes
Nominees for World Music Album of the Year
Adonis Puentes: Sabor a Cafe
Azam Ali & Loga R. Torkian: Lamentation of Swans
David Buchbinder & Odessa/Havana: Walk to the Sea — A Journey Towards Silence
Kobo Town: Jumbie in the Jukebox
Lemon Bucket Orchestra: Lume, Lume
Also folk-related: David Travers-Smith is nominated in category Recording Engineer of the Year for his work on Ruth Moody’s These Wilder Things and as co-engineer with Jaron Freeman-Fox on the latter’s album The Opposite of Everything.
*reviewed by Shapenote. Stay tuned for more reviews of these Juno-nominated albums!