Tag: Singer/songwriter

SONGWRITERS IN THE ROUND

Songwriters in the Round Featuring Karen Morand, Ken Dunn & Gillian Nicola. This will be a slightly different format than our other concerts. All three musicians will be on the stage together. Each performer will tell a story and play ...
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Check out these new singles from Martha Wainwright, Donovan Woods ...

Martha Wainwright has just released a new single, “Wolves,” which was recorded during the sessions for her four-year-old album Goodnight City but never released because it didn’t quite fit the final album sequence. It has always remained a favourite, she said, not ...
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Q&A: Ben Sures talks about his latest album, The Story ...

Ben Sures is a storyteller. On his tenth album, The Story That Lived Here, the Edmonton-based songwriter, guitarist and author weaves tales inspired by friends and fans. They are songs about library ladies and dive bar denizens, accidents and grieving, ...
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Toronto’s John Muirhead shares a track-by-track breakdown of his debut ...

Toronto folk-rocker John Muirhead is pleased to share his debut full-length album, Traveller. With carefully crafted arrangements led by his heartfelt warm vocals, John explores feelings of adventure, wanderlust, homesickness and self-doubt across the album. Not one to sit still, ...
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How the COVID-19 pandemic allowed Del Barber to finish some ...

Manitoba singer-songwriter Del Barber has always relied on a distinct vision for the creation of his albums, and this formula has served him well. He’s been nominated for a Juno Award three times and earned multiple nominations for Western Canadian ...
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How Gordie Tentrees’ past as a boxer helped shape his ...

When you enter the Yukon, you’re greeted by signs that describe the territory as being “larger than life.” It’s an apt description of not only the land but its inhabitants, as singer-songwriter Gordie Tentrees will attest. “I believe everyone is ...
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‘This is my path’: Allison Russell on trauma, self-love and ...

“Frankly, telling my own story, in my own words, under my own name is the one of the most terrifying yet empowering things I’ve ever done – after charging my abusive adoptive father when I was twenty, becoming a mother ...
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Fun in the running: Craig Cardiff reflects on the road ...

The life of a touring musician has been romanticized and idealized for years in books, movies and especially songs. For every “Homeward Bound,” detailing the drudgery and heartache of life on the road, there are many more like “On The ...
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Barry James Payne reflects on a life of music as ...

Like many fans and musicians, I have been into music all of my life. I saw The Beatles debut on Ed Sullivan. I was six. After that, it was broomstick guitar bands in the front room every Saturday with my ...
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My Sister’s Voice: Join Shari Ulrich and friends in a ...

About an hour outside of Vancouver, in Langley, BC, is a gem of a venue called The Bez Arts Hub. The Bez has played a key role in the Canadian arts community, drawing in dedicated and enthusiastic audiences and a ...