Tag Archives: folk

Mermaid: Skott at WayHome 2017

Soaked in the Sunday sun, Skott hit the WayHome 2017 main stage for her first North American festival AND first Canadian concert appearance. As the Swedish songstress worked the stage, an afternoon crowd gathered, sitting and standing, and even singing along (which caught Skott off-guard, we learned later on when we caught up to chat) … Continue reading Mermaid: Skott at WayHome 2017

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Lay It On Me: Vance Joy at WayHome 2017

Two years after his first appearance at WayHome, Vance Joy returned – and this time he took over the main stage to the delight of thousands of fans in the Oro-Medonte field. We saw James Keogh play his set in 2015 on the WayBright stage as music fans were first coming to know the Aussie … Continue reading Lay It On Me: Vance Joy at WayHome 2017

Demi Louise Single Release: Taxi Driver

Nearly a year ago we were introduced to a young Australian singer-songwriter at Canadian Music Week when she stepped on stage at The Cameron House. That Saturday night in May we were immediately smitten with the Aussie as she owned the stage all by herself. In her acoustic set Demi premiered a brand new song … Continue reading Demi Louise Single Release: Taxi Driver

The Fifth: Birds of Bellwoods EP Review

The boys of Birds of Bellwoods call Toronto home (right now) and have been making a name for themselves on the local scene with a combination of club shows and major showcases like their sold out CMW and NXNE 2015 appearances. They also made an appearance at Boots & Hearts in 2015 as part of … Continue reading The Fifth: Birds of Bellwoods EP Review

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CMW 2015 Friday Night ft. The Dead South, Shore Thing & Midday Swim

Friday night, on the west side of town, we mixed things up with a little indie pop rock, some folk indie soul and a side of Americana folk roots. CMW Friday Indie Lineup Midday Swim Shore Thing The Dead South Midday Swim First we hit The Mod Club for a little Midday Swim. We’d had someone recommend that we … Continue reading CMW 2015 Friday Night ft. The Dead South, Shore Thing & Midday Swim

Five Out of Ten: Beth Moore Album Release Celebration! [Interview]

Beth Moore is a talented singer/songwriter from the Niagara region of Ontario that is mostly known for wine and waterfalls – but someday maybe we’ll be adding Beth to that list. With the release of her sophomore album, Five Out of Ten, this week, Moore has found herself busy with shows (a recent tour of … Continue reading Five Out of Ten: Beth Moore Album Release Celebration! [Interview]

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All This Time: Introducing Brodie Dawson [Interview]

If you’re not from Western Canada you might be asking yourself, who is Brodie Dawson? Brodie Dawson is the 2014 Vancouver Island Music Awards Vocalist of the Year. That’s a pretty nice title. Born in Hamilton, Ontario, with a working blues/soul musician for a father, her influences are varied. She headed west to Vancouver Island … Continue reading All This Time: Introducing Brodie Dawson [Interview]