2013 Jul 12 Nathan Rogers pays tribute to his famous father on the Folk Festival stage

Few names loom as large over the Winnipeg Folk Festival as legendary Canadian singer-songwriter Stan Rogers. If you stay until the very end of the festival, you’re sure to hear a rendition of his classic song “The Mary Ellen Carter”, which closes out the weekend each and every summer. But this year, the 30th anniversary Read more about 2013 Jul 12 Nathan Rogers pays tribute to his famous father on the Folk Festival stage[…]

2012 Nov 21 Peterborough Examiner: The Rogers legacy continues

From The Peterborough Examiner – Music Column: The Rogers legacy continues Nathan Rogers did not learn his musical trade at his father’s knee. He couldn’t, sadly. His father, folk icon Stan Rogers, died a heroic yet tragic death in 1983 in a flaming airplane, when Nathan was just four years old. But it’s in the Read more about 2012 Nov 21 Peterborough Examiner: The Rogers legacy continues[…]

2012 Singing the songs of his father – The Hamilton Spectator

Singing the songs of his father Stan Rogers’s Northwest Passage is a Canadian classic, a song of nation-building courage and sacrifice that helps define our folklore. In the Canadian folk canon, it’s right up there with Gordon Lightfoot’s Canadian Railroad Trilogy and Ian Tyson’s Four Strong Winds. Rogers, born and raised in Hamilton, wrote and Read more about 2012 Singing the songs of his father – The Hamilton Spectator[…]

2012 May 12 Owen Sound Sun – Summerfolk news

James Keelaghan wrote a series of  articles for the Owen Sound Sun Times last year as part of the lead up to Summerfolk:  You can read them here… Nathan, of course, is the son of Canadian Music Icon Stan Rogers. From the patented Rogers hairline to the diesel engine of a voice he’s proof that Read more about 2012 May 12 Owen Sound Sun – Summerfolk news[…]

2011 May 9 Nathan Sings Stan, The Rogers Legacy Continues

 Nathan Rogers, son of the legendary Stan Rogers, will perform the music of his father on an upcoming Arts and Culture Centre (ACC) tour beginning in Labrador West on May 9 at 8:00 p.m. The tour titled “Nathan Sings Stan, The Rogers Legacy Continues” is a rare opportunity for both Nathan and Stan fans. Nathan Read more about 2011 May 9 Nathan Sings Stan, The Rogers Legacy Continues[…]

2010 Aug 31 Northwest Passage a recurring theme in Canadian pop culture

Stan Rogers was a balladeer, a folksy Canadian crooner who often sang about his country and whose most famous anthem celebrated the Northwest Passage. Mr. Rogers died young, leaving behind a son, Nathan, who grew up to be a folksinger and who, in a curious twist of fate, had to be rescued along with about Read more about 2010 Aug 31 Northwest Passage a recurring theme in Canadian pop culture[…]