Vol. 2 Ep. 11 Craig Cardiff


Craig Cardiff both a JUNO Award (Roots and Traditional Album of the Year: Solo) and Canadian Folk Music Award (Contemporary Singer of the Year) nominee, plus a certified Gold-selling artist for his single, “Dirty Old Town.”


His signature style of songwriting is often inspired by the sights and souls around him; for almost a decade, the Arnprior, Ontario-based artist has passed around a notebook titled ‘Book of Truths’ during shows, encouraging the audience to write and share something — a story, a confession, a hope or a secret — they might be too afraid to say out loud.


As a result, Cardiff — dubbed by Gordon Lightfoot as a “songwriter who needs to be heard” — often finds himself responding by writing songs that offer glimmers of hope for people to hold onto. Audiences have connected; his growing library of releases have been streamed more than 100 million times, and heard on NBC’s award-winning television s