Episode 6: Creating Authentic Connections w/ Fred Penner

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After five decades of writing, recording and performing, Fred Penner is a master of creating connection with audiences both young and young at heart.

In this episode, Fred shares the story of his career, and lessons he’s learned about how artists can see their role as creators and curators of experiences, and build a meaningful legacy along the way.

Don’t be surprised if you find yourself travelling back in time to your own childhood (or even adulthood!) memories of Fred’s music, as we speak to the man and the legend himself.

Freds Website 


Presented by Folk Music Ontario

Hosted by Rosalyn Dennett

Produced by Kayla Nezon (Folk Music Ontario), Rosalyn Dennett (Folk Music Ontario), Tim Fraser + Tanya Fraser (Murdoch Entertainment)

Recorded by Kayla Nezon, and Jordan Moore of The Pod Cabin

Edited by Jordan Moore of The Pod Cabin

Theme music “Amsterdam” by King Cardiac

Artwork by Jaymie Karn

The ReFolkUs Project is made possible through the generous support of the Department of Canadian Heritage

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