Tag: Americana

Concert review

Ottawa Bluesfest – July 5: On a country stroll

I was back to Bluesfest on July 5, and the weather was still unsettled.  As evening approached, so did a severe storm.  The festival was already looking at one cancellation: Colter Wall due to travel complications, and now additional shows ...
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Johnson Crook expands their sound on new single “Dear Me”

With their new single “Dear Me” — out July 12 on all platforms via Coalition Music — Toronto’s Johnson Crook returns with a fresh approach to their particular blend of rock, country and folk. It’s further proof that a great song, ...
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Twas Now releases Flesh and Bone and “Family Roots” video

For anyone who has lived in Kitchener, ON since the 1980s, it’s a safe bet they know the enigmatic graffiti adorning a prominent railroad bridge that simply states, “Twas Now.” No one really knows who put it there or what ...
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Terry Savage drops diesel-burnin’ new video ‘Full Pull’

Terry Savage’s brand of country music is not likely to be found on a typical soccer mom’s playlist. However, if you’re a fan of honest, gritty and sometimes funny stories told against the backdrop of vintage country music sounds, then ...

Byrds Byrds Byrds

Thursday, April 18, 2019 | 8:30PM Byrds Byrds Byrds Advance $25.00 / Door: $30.00 * Byrds Byrds Byrds is a fantastic evening of the songs of The Byrds, California’s psychedelic, folk rock pioneers. More than a tribute band, this is a ...

Sarah Jane Scouten at TNMH

The Take Note! Music House is happy to be welcoming Sarah Jane Scouten – “a sterling example of the top grade Americana coming out of Canada” [Folk Radio UK] – and her Honkey Tonk Wingmen back to Barrie on Friday, ...
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Watch Lee Palmer make Horns & Harps!

After nine months of songwriting and demo work, Lee Palmer’s forthcoming collection of tunes, Horns & Harps, due on Sept. 7, came together over a few days at Jukasa Studios in Caledonia. Lee went for a full band experience. The ...
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London ON’s Aaron Allen brings outlaw country attitude north

There’s a revolution underway in country music, and Aaron Allen is doing his part. On his latest album, Judgement Day, the native of London, Ont., shows his solidarity with artists such as Chris Stapleton, Sturgill Simpson and Jason Isbell in ...
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How Dave Allen conquered demons on debut solo album

With his debut solo album, Toronto-based singer-songwriter Dave Allen has established himself as a bona fide roots music auteur, transporting us to a place that, to our modern perceptions, will seem uncomfortably foreign, or conversely, all too real. Listeners previously ...
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Mariel Buckley releases new track “One Time Asking”

Calgary-based singer-songwriter Mariel Buckley has released “One Time Asking,” the second single from her sophomore album, Driving In The Dark, out May 4. This track follows the previous single, “Rose Coloured Frames,” and comes ahead of the launch shows for Driving ...