Album Update

Posted by Angie // Jul 23 2014
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Album Update

It has been a long time coming, and now the album is ready to go to the printer! So exciting!! All of our lovely Rootsters will receive their digital album copy, by email, in August. CDs will be in the mail at that time as well for those who have ordered. For those who have […]

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WE HAVE REACHED OUR GOAL! MERCI!!!

Posted by Angie // May 24 2014
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WE HAVE REACHED OUR GOAL!  MERCI!!!

We are soooo grateful to all of you who have supported our project from the beginning. It’s been a challenge, but your encouragement has gotten us through it all and we have now reached our fundraising goal and can move forward with the final steps of the album making process… and do the dance of […]

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Montreal Concert this Friday

Posted by Angie // Apr 14 2014
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Montreal Concert this Friday

Montreal Concert this Friday with Angie and her talented songbird friends… !

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Revised Project Plan and Budget Alert

Posted by Angie // Mar 17 2014
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Revised Project Plan and Budget Alert

Revised Project Plan and Budget Alert We have made quite a few changes to The Roots Project album plan in the last few months in order to respect the new budget and still meet our goal of releasing a full-length album this summer. New budget $16 000 Already more than 75% raised! One of the […]

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What An Amazing Week of Recording!

Posted by Angie // Nov 27 2013
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What An Amazing Week of Recording!

Bittersweet it was to say goodbye to our beautiful mess of musical instrument and recording equipment at the Centre Goéland this past Friday. Le Centre Goéland became our home and recording space for one full week… and what a week it was! A big thank-you to our amazing sound engineer and in house chef, Jean-Pascal […]

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We will begin recording in November!

Posted by Angie // Sep 30 2013
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We  will begin recording in November!

With the goal of recording our very first family album in the making for quite some time now, we are excited to confirm that it will all take place this coming November in our beautiful home province of Prince Edward Island. We are tickled with joy that things are finally coming together for us to […]

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The Roots Project Update… Take 5!

Posted by Angie // Jul 26 2013
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The Roots Project Update… Take 5!

A quick update on what’s been happening and plans for the project.

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May 18th – Online Living Room Concert

Posted by Angie // May 7 2013
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May 18th – Online Living Room Concert

Interested in getting a taste of my new acoustic show with special guest (my dearest mommy Louise)… Live… on your computer?! On Saturday, May 18 at 2:00 PM EDT, mom and I will be set up in front of my computer, with our instruments and smiles, ready to perform an excerpt from our Living Room […]

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Our first Living Room Concert: Woohooo!!

Posted by Angie // Apr 29 2013
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Our first Living Room Concert: Woohooo!!

This past April 20th, mommy dearest (Louise Arsenault) & I performed our very first Living Room Concert for Cancer research and awareness. This was a first of a series of house concerts we will be performing this year in Montreal, Prince Edward Island, and surrounding areas. Other shows are already set for May and the […]

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Living Room Concerts for Cancer

Posted by Angie // Apr 15 2013
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Living Room Concerts for Cancer

In a unique experience that honors the memories of loved ones lost to the devastating disease cancer, Angie is now sharing her voice and music up close and personal in her new Living Room Concerts Series… and members of The Roots Project will be joining in as well! On April 20th, Angie will be joined […]

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The Old Pump Organ – A Piece of Family History

Posted by Angie // Apr 8 2013
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The Old Pump Organ – A Piece of Family History

This beautiful old organ is quite an important piece of our family history. It has inspired quite a few music jams and is a part of the story behind The Roots Project song called “The Sound of These Memories”… “I can still hear his fiddle, he’s tapping his feet…While the old wooden organ hums to […]

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Introducing our first guest musician

Posted by Angie // Jan 30 2013
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Introducing our first guest musician

With the song writing part of The Roots Project well on it’s way with over 10 new songs in the works, we are now in the process of building up of our team of collaborators for the recording of the upcoming album. We have yet to decide where we will be recording, but one thing […]

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The Sound Of These Memories (Demo Recording)

Posted by Angie // Jan 28 2013
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The Sound Of These Memories (Demo Recording)

A while back, Mother Hen (Louise) had written a song in honour of her parents. Together, we reworked it for The Roots Project, and made a demo recording to show you what we are preparing for the album.   Please join us in the making of the album, by contributing what you can to the […]

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The $1000 Before Halloween Challenge!

Posted by Angie // Oct 12 2012
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The $1000 Before Halloween Challenge!

This is the “$1K Before Halloween” fundraising challenge to help us family members of The Roots Project get closer to our goal of recording a full length album, and sharing our new music with you. If we succeed in raising a minimum of $1K before the end of October, we will release a full length […]

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Roots Project Moments

Posted by Angie // Sep 27 2012
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Roots Project Moments

When us family members get together to work on new music for The Roots Project, we notice some strange things occurring…

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Projet musical pour rejoindre une famille

Posted by Angie // Mar 7 2012
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Projet musical pour rejoindre une famille

We want to thank Nick Arsenault and La Voix Acadienne for featuring The Roots Project! La Voix Acadienne is a Journal serving the French community in Prince Edward Island, Canada. In the article, Nick talks about us family members getting together to create new music and how we are calling out to all of our […]

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The First Creative Session

Posted by Angie // Feb 20 2012
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The First Creative Session

Well, the music ball is rolling and during Angie’s recent trip to Prince Edward Island, no time was wasted during an intensive 4 days of brain storming with musical directions, chord progressions, melodies and lyrics, …as well as experimenting with different ways to play the instruments at hand! The taste testing was zesty and sweet; […]

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First Radio Interview For The Roots Project

Posted by Angie // Jan 31 2012
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First Radio Interview For The Roots Project

For you French speaking followers, here is a clip from the very first Roots Project interview with Audette Chiasson for Radio Canada in which Angie and her mom, Louise (a.k.a Mother Hen) share their thoughts on creating music together for the first time as a family: Interview Clip

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Prince Edward Island Bound!

Posted by Angie // Jan 16 2012
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Prince Edward Island Bound!

My tickets are booked! In a few weeks, I will be heading to Prince Edward Island to meet with Mother Hen, Middle Sista & Baby Bro for our first official “Roots Project” practice session… and I cannot wait! In the last few months, each member has been working in solo, in our own space, with […]

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Santa got us Rootsters for Christmas!

Posted by Angie // Dec 22 2011
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Santa got us Rootsters for Christmas!

After just one week of launching the website, already $1500.00 has been raised for The Roots Project thanks to the generosity of 33 Rootsters! To our wonderful supporters, we cannot thank-you enough for your contribution and for helping spread the word about our story. What a great start you have given us! If we can […]

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The Roots Project – Album direction

Posted by Angie // Dec 13 2011
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The Roots Project – Album direction

We have yet to discover the full style and sound spectrum of the album, but it should be an interesting melting pot of sugar and spice, and everything we find nice… ! Each member has their own unique style and this will have a huge influence on the sound of The Roots Project album.

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The Roots Project – What is it?

Posted by Angie // Dec 12 2011
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The Roots Project – What is it?

The 4 of us are getting together to blend not only our talents & skills, but also our musical styles and influences. It should be an interesting melting pot of sugar and spice, and everything we find nice… !

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We are thrilled to tell you about the project!

Posted by Angie // Dec 12 2011
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We are thrilled to tell you about the project!

Music has been a very important part of our family for many generations and The Roots Project is a reminder of how important it still is. Us 4 members of this musical family cannot wait to record the full length album next December and are extremely happy to share our adventure with you. Songwriting has […]

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