By and large, my tastes run to what author Charles de Lint has called "roots music." (I don't know if he invented or borrowed the term, but I first saw it in his writing and I like it.) This isn't exclusive, though, as you'll quickly see in the list below.
My tastes also seem to run to Canadian performers what can I say, blame it on growing up on the border and being forced by my mother to listen to CBC most of my childhood!
Just a few of my favorites groups and performers are: