Terry SteevesMusic Writer
Terry has been immersed in the music industry for the past 20 years as a musician, performer, writer, lyricist, teacher, and in recent years as a photojournalist. Her ability to capture and convey the essence and energy of the artist and the performance brings the magic of the experience to the reader.
Scott Helman performs at the Bronson Centre on Friday October 13.
Terry Steeves: “I enjoyed Fontayne’s haunting electric guitar tones, the wonderful ring of Nash’s acoustic, and of course, a perfect combination of vocal timbres joined in harmony.”
Terry Steeves: “The magic of her music and voice, and the truthful poetry in her words, stayed with me long after the show had ended. It had been my first exposure to Rose Cousins, and had left me a diehard fan forever.”
Terry Steeves: “…a little bit of historical Canadiana magic.”
A short but sweet half-hour set by Ottawa-based duo Etoile Noire drew a roomful of listeners into The Papery at Bank and Fifth early Friday night as part of Marvest, CityFolk Festival’s selection of locally produced music.
Amanada Marshall made her return to Ottawa for the first time in nearly two decades with a stunning performance at CityFolk Festival on Friday night.
Ottawa band Black Oak Decline have taken a musical turn and rebranded as Quite Crimes. They recently released the video to their single Out Of View, the last video filmed at Zaphod’s before it closed earlier this year.
Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers closed out Bluesfest on Sunday night. Petty seemed at ease and enjoyed himself onstage with his bandmates, as well as with the audience, sending out big smiles, waves, and thank yous throughout the night.
Those that wandered into the Barney Danson Theatre during Bluesfest early Friday night were treated to something more than your average bluegrass band. Ottawa trio Old Man Grant whipped up their own brand of bluegrass brew that had flavours of country, folk, New Orleans dixieland, and a hefty heaping of foot-stomping hillbilly goodness.