Prolific Ottawa singer/songwriter North Easton has spent the past 23 years writing the songbook of his life and experiences.
This is a milestone year for the Good Lovelies. The “harmony trio”, as they are often referred, are celebrating a decade together.
Local indie artist Mystara has been busy making a name for herself in the capital this past weekend with the launch of her latest album, Soul Fire.
The pair will be playing songs from an album that collects classic train-themed songs, performed at train stations across the U.S.
These folk-singer siblings have a natural affinity and harmony together.
Singer-songwriter Craig Cardiff on making a career of the thing he’d be doing anyways
Ever feel like you’re running in circles? Acting in the movie Groundhog Day? “Time to Land” is a feature track from Amanda Rheaume’s new album Holding Patterns, from which the title and theme of the album are derived. This song is about repeating the same relationship patterns over and over again and expecting a different […]
Monday shows can be a tough draw, so it’s lucky there’s still a few places around town that take their chances booking them. They’re some of the best places to discover new artists before everyone else hears about them. Take PEI songwriter Dylan Menzie, for example. Though he’s had some recognition, reaching the finals in […]
Post by Laura Li, a West Carleton High School student and member of the Main Branch of the Ottawa Public Library Teen Advisory Group. She has also blogged on the Ottawa Public Library website as Teen blogger in Residence. Artists tell stories with the stroke of a brush or a scribble of a pencil. For […]
Singer/songwriter Kelly Sloan, currently on tour in support of her third and latest studio album, Big Deal, is planning a duo-show CD launch, with the first in her hometown of Almonte, at the Old Town Hall on Friday, May 13, and the second in Ottawa at St. Alban’s Church on Saturday, May 14. Sloan, accomplished on […]
Ottawa singer/songwriter Amanda Rheaume, is set to release her third studio album, Holding Patterns, with a CD release concert at NAC’s Fourth Stage on May 5, 2016, which will also kick off her Canadian tour. Joining her onstage will be the same 4 musicians featured on the album. They are Anders Drerup (guitar/vocals), Jim Bryson […]
Singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Royal Wood continues his steady climb of ongoing success as one of Canada’s well-respected songwriters. His contemporary classic songs, encompassing flavours of folk and pop, are ripe with completely memorable melodies, and personal life-reflecting lyrics that speak to the hearts of us all. Now with 2 EP’s, 6 full-length studio albums, and […]
Two years, hundreds of hours, and plenty of love and money later Lora Bidner is all set for the release of To the North, her impressive full length debut. The Ottawa-raised art-folk songwriter is celebrating with a release show at Live on Elgin on September 26. Saturday’s release show will be a rare chance to […]
Marvest is an offshoot of the CityFolk festival that runs between September 16th and 20th, at the Aberdeen Pavilion, and along Bank Street. These mostly free shows feature local artists, and we’ll be profiling some of those artists. Folk singer-songwriter Terry McLeish will be bringing his funny, lively performance to the upcoming CityFolk Marvest festival. McLeish got his […]
We talk with the multitalented Nicky Jean: a singer/songwriter, hip hop artist, and spoken word artist, from Montreal and living in Ottawa. You can find her on Soundcloud, Bandcamp, and Twitter. Apt613 Live is on CHUO 89.1 FM on Tuesdays at 6 pm. Tune in!