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5 Questions With Multi-award winning Indigenous folk artists Twin Flames

By |2020-08-26T19:18:53+00:00August 9th, 2020|5 Questions|

Multi-award winning, chart-topping Indigenous folk artists Twin Flames combines the talents of husband and wife duo Chelsey June, métis (Algonquin Cree) from Ottawa, and Jaaji, Inuk and Mohawk from Nunavik. Twin Flames are long celebrated for their sonic landscapes spanning Canada and the Arctic, and honouring their ancestors through song [...]

5 Questions With Country Singer-Songwriter Alexis Taylor

By |2020-08-26T19:19:02+00:00August 9th, 2020|5 Questions|

Country singer and songwriter Alexis Taylor was raised in the small town of Huntsville, Ontario. From a young age, she showed great love and passion for music through her songwriting and acoustic guitar playing. After making her very first trip to Nashville, Tennessee, Alexis decided to make the move to [...]

5 Questions With Jazz Pop Vocalist and Songwriter Carol Welsman

By |2020-08-26T19:19:11+00:00August 9th, 2020|5 Questions|

Internationally acclaimed vocalist/pianist Carol Welsman is a 6-time Juno Award Nominee with 12 albums and 60,000 in CD sales in Canada alone, something few jazz/pop artists in Canada have experienced. Her latest album, This is Carol - Jazz Beauties has received rave reviews since its release in Japan and was [...]

Actor & Broadway Life Coach Bret Shuford

By |2020-07-30T21:54:21+00:00July 30th, 2020|Actors, Podcast|

Bret Shuford is a veteran singer, dancer, and actor of eight Broadway shows including Beauty and the Beast, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, The Little Mermaid, and is currently in the Broadway cast of Wicked. He has appeared in several feature films including The Wolf of Wall Street, network television such [...]

2020 CCMA NOMINEES ARE ANNOUNCED: Tenille Townes Leads The Pack

By |2020-08-26T19:19:21+00:00July 22nd, 2020|News|

TENILLE TOWNES LEADS THE PACK OF ARTIST CATEGORY NOMINATIONS WITH SIX DEAN BRODY AND BRETT KISSEL EACH RECEIVE 5 NOMINATIONS JAMES BARKER BAND, THE REKLAWS AND DALLAS SMITH LAND 4 NOMINATIONS JADE EAGLESON, HUNTER BROTHERS, MACKENZIE PORTER AND THE WASHBOARD UNION EACH EARN 3 NOMINATIONS FIND THE FULL LIST OF NOMINATIONS HERE [...]

SummerWorks announces July/August programming emphasizing collaboration

By |2020-08-26T19:19:26+00:00July 17th, 2020|News|

We Were, We Are, We Will Be, a multi-artist anthology co-curated by Daniele Bartolini & Luke Reece co-presented by SummerWorks and Canadian Stage Artist Mark Reinhart collaborates with Parkdale and Queen West organizations and residents on Public Works project Health & Safety Notes Introducing SummerWorks Lab Residencies ‘at home’ in [...]

Michael Des Barres: Actor, Singer, Songwriter, Poet, DJ & Marquis

By |2020-08-10T17:15:43+00:00July 16th, 2020|Actors, Musicians, Podcast|

Michael Des Barres has appeared in over 150 hours of American television, including roles on MacGyver, Seinfeld, and Roseanne, as well as more than 40 feature films and has sold over 7 million albums as both a recording artist and songwriter, beginning with his days as the frontman for such [...]

Live Performances Canceled? How to Stay Motivated When Nothing is Happening

By |2020-07-14T00:25:42+00:00July 14th, 2020|BLOG|

Motivation can be hard to come by when you’re not seeing the results you desire. This is especially tough during this global pandemic when the entertainment industry will be the last to get back to work. The ability to intrinsically motivate yourself, or to persevere in spite of a lack [...]

Natalie MacMaster and Donnell Leahy Welcome All Musicians of Any Style to Help Finish Their New Piece 

By |2020-08-26T19:19:43+00:00July 6th, 2020|News|

Submissions for The “COVID Co-Write” are Open Until July 31st As Canada’s ‘First Family of Fiddlers,’ Natalie MacMaster and Donnell Leahy share hundreds of thousands of albums sold, a GRAMMY win, 14 JUNO nominations and four wins, a Canadian Folk Music Award, 21 East Coast Music Awards, five Canadian Country [...]

5 Questions With Finny McConnell of Irish Punk Band The Mahones

By |2020-08-26T19:19:50+00:00July 6th, 2020|5 Questions|

From an Irish pub to an Academy Award-winning movie: The Mahones have come a long way in 30 years. Heralded as pioneers of the Irish punk scene, and internationally recognized as one of the best and hardest working punk outfits around, The Mahones formed on St. Patrick's Day in 1990, [...]

5 Questions with Oliver and Danka Pigott aka LambLion

By |2020-08-26T19:19:55+00:00July 6th, 2020|5 Questions|

Oliver and Danka Pigott LAMBLION has been honing their sound since 2019, an enigmatic mix of indie-folk and Americana with indie rock undertones. Drawing from early lives spent in Portugal and Serbia, their music weaves divine lyrical abstraction into otherworldly harmony and melody, the extreme vocal highs and lows often [...]

5 Questions with Juno Award-Winning Pianist/Composer Andy Milne

By |2020-08-26T19:20:02+00:00July 6th, 2020|5 Questions|

For over 25 years, Juno Award-winning pianist/composer Andy Milne has demonstrated boundless versatility, collaborating with dancers, visual artists, poets, and musicians spanning jazz, classical, pop, folk, and world music. A distinct and respected voice at the heart of New York’s creative jazz scene, Milne has recorded and toured throughout the [...]

5 Questions with Canadian Singer-Songwriter Lily Frost

By |2020-08-26T19:20:09+00:00June 27th, 2020|5 Questions|

Lily Frost is a Canadian singer/songwriter. She was the cocktail lounge darling in Vancouver in the '90s with her band The Colorifics. She signed solo to Nettwerk Records in 2001 then moved to Toronto to become one of the highest placed artists in T.V. and Film. Her theme song for [...]

Pandemic Pie Project w Multi-passionate Artist Bradley Harder

By |2020-06-26T21:45:26+00:00June 26th, 2020|Musicians, Podcast|

My favourite story to come out of this pandemic is the Pandemic Pie Project by Bradley Harder. Bradley is a multi-passionate creative entrepreneur who has had careers in animation, fine art, film production, music, restaurants, bars, construction, and many more. During this pandemic, he started to bake pies for his [...]

5 Questions With Actor & Blues Artist Carolyn Fe

By |2020-08-26T19:20:19+00:00June 21st, 2020|5 Questions|

Carolyn Fe  is a true artist: curious, adaptable, an outlier, a free-spirited visionary who questions accepted standards and pushes against established rules to bravely navigate the daunting corridors of her soul, reinventing herself and redefining her craft. She is an innovator who has always expressed herself through the performing arts, [...]

5 Questions With Acclaimed Singer Songwriter Marc Jordan

By |2020-08-26T19:20:33+00:00June 21st, 2020|5 Questions|

Marc Jordan was born in Brooklyn NY son of singer Charles Jordan and grew up in Toronto Canada. In 1978 Marc was signed to Warner Music in Burbank California by Steely Dan producer Gary Katz. Jordan spent 16 years in LA writing songs for and with Diana Ross, Chicago, Kansas, [...]

Diane Foy on PR, Coaching & Podcasting Interviewed by #1 LGBT Podcast Rainbow Country’s Mark Tara

By |2020-06-11T03:44:08+00:00June 11th, 2020|Industry, Podcast|

Diane Foy on PR, Coaching & Podcasting Interviewed by #1 LGBT Podcast Rainbow Country's Mark Tara Today’s show is a bit of a twist. I was recently interviewed on Rainbow Country by the fabulous Mark Tara and I thought you might like to hear it and learn more about me. [...]

Comedy & Musical Improv Actor, Singer & Coach Jennifer Pielak

By |2020-08-26T19:20:53+00:00May 21st, 2020|Actors, Podcast|

Jennifer Pielak is a performing artist and coach from Vancouver, Canada. She’s a multi-disciplinary performer with over 15 years of professional experience in comedy improv, musical theatre, musical improv, experimental/physical theatre, singing, voice acting, and TV/film/commercials. She has trained and performed at improv theatres and festivals across North America, founded [...]