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David Leask has released a new project written and performed ...

  The year 1995 was a difficult one in Canada’s history. Quebec’s Premier, Jacques Parizeau, launched a referendum to determine whether the residents of the province wanted to remain a part of Canada or become an independent country. Countless discussions ...
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“Now you get a book with a CD!”: How ...

Jan Vanderhorst hosts the online radio show Just Us Folk at https://justusfolk.com/ Since the release of The Beatles’ landmark album Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band, artists have increasingly included the lyrics to their songs as part of the album ...
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Tim Harrison talks about his new book, Acoustic Espionage – ...

If you remember any of the rules of childhood friendships, you know that when someone “double dog” dares you to do something, you have no other choice but to comply. It was such a throwback challenge facing singer-songwriter Tim Harrison ...
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How J.P. Cormier has moved his music career to YouTube

As we all know all too well, these are strange days for musicians and anyone else in the Arts. People are scrambling to make up for lost opportunities and, more importantly, lost revenue. Conditions have forced touring artists to think ...
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The Bookends launched their careers amid the COVID-19-related lockdowns

Jan Vanderhorst hosts Just Us Folk, on CKPC, Brantford.  You can catch him Saturdays from 3 to 5 p.m and Sundays from 9 to 11 a.m.  Imagine you’re a new band that is generating a lot of interest in your ...
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How Stratford is keeping the summer festival vibe alive

Jan Vanderhorst hosts Just Us Folk, on CKPC, Brantford.  You can catch him Saturdays from 3 to 5 p.m and Sundays from 9 to 11 a.m.  This year’s coronavirus pandemic has wreaked havoc on every part of our lives. From ...
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Lynn Miles talks about her brand new album, We’ll Look ...

Jan Vanderhorst hosts Just Us Folk, on CKPC, Brantford.  You can catch him Saturdays from 3 to 5 p.m and Sundays from 9 to 11 a.m. The mark of achievement for any performing artist is longevity, the ability to create ...
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How 100 Mile House have captured the struggle to start ...

Jan Vanderhorst hosts Just Us Folk, on CKPC, Brantford.  You can catch him Saturdays from 3 to 5 p.m and Sundays from 9 to 11 a.m. Since the days of Joni Mitchell, Leonard Cohen, Laura Nyro and the like, the ...
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A brief history of David Bradstreet as he releases Best ...

Jan Vanderhorst hosts Just Us Folk, on CKPC, Brantford.  You can catch him Saturdays from 3 to 5 p.m and Sundays from 9 to 11 a.m. “When we were doing those early big releases, we were paying hundreds of dollars ...
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After a decade apart and a cancer scare, it’s a ...

“It’s as much a family as a band, you might say at this point. It just feels right to play together.” For guitarist Dave Clarke of the Montreal trio Steel Rail, a separation of about eight years from band-mates Tod ...