Wednesday, October 31, 2007

NIAGARA RHYTHM SECTION'S SATURDAY "MUSICAL IMPROV" SERIES

Ok, everyone.

We're starting earlier from now on! I know it's getting harder and harder for many of us to stay up late, so we've pushed our Saturday shows ahead to 9:30 pm. Which just gives you enough time to have dinner, get the kids to bed, pick up the baby sitter and head on down the Ank for some great live music...

What: Niagara Rhythm Section's Saturday Night "MUSICAL IMPROV" Series

This week's featured guest: SAT. NOVEMBER 3RD, MARK RUTHERFORD

Where: The Anchorage, 186 Ricardo St. Niagara-on-the-Lake, 905-468-2141

When: every Saturday night - 9:30 pm - no cover

Penner's old buddy, Mark Rutherford, began his music career during the fertile '60s music scene in Winnipeg, gaining experience as a composer and bandleader through the '70s . This culminated in a move to Toronto in 1976 as Dianne Heatherington's Musical Director.

For the next 15 years, he toured with Dinah Christie, Buffy Ste. Marie, Louise Pitre, and numerous Toronto-based bands, playing concerts, stage shows and other gigs across Canada, as well as in Detroit, New York, Los Angeles, Europe and the Middle East. Though Mark is comfortable in a variety of musical styles, his first love is jazz and blues. Besides Mark's newest role as a performing member of the Groove Project, he has also been leading the Mark Rutherford Quartet and focusing on developing his award-winning compositions.

It was a treat to have Mark join us last time and we're looking forward to playing some tunes with him again on Saturday.

Coming Dec 8th!

Celebrating our 4th anniversary at the Anchorage, we're proud to release Live @ the Ank, Volume 1.0, a live CD compilation recording of the NRS and our various guests over the last 4 years. For more info: www.stevegoldberger.com/shedrecords.html

More musical improv coming up @ The Anchorage, NOTL

The Niagara Rhythm Section (Goldberger, Grisbrook, Norris, MacKay & Nelson) with special guests:

Nov 10 - Maria Aurigema (Female Guitars that ate yo' momma)
Nov 17 - Mark Lalama
Nov 24 - Gayle Ackroyd & Ed Kopala
Dec 1 - Bruce Longman (Momma eatin' guitars and great tunes)
Dec 8 - Live at the Anchorage - Volume 1.0, 4th anniversary & CD RELEASE PARTY
Dec 15 - Mark Bird Stafford
Dec 22 - Home for the holidays with Scott & Simon
Dec 29 - John Mays
Dec 31 - 2nd annual New Year's Eve extravaganza - tickets on sale soon!
Jan 5 - Chuck Jackson
Jan 12 - Johnny Max
Jan 26 - Mark Clifford (Vox Violins, Loud Shirts, the Shift...)
Feb 2- Lance Anderson
Feb 16 - Max Cann (singer/songwriter from England on 1st Canadian tour)

Load up your ipod with our music at: www.stevegoldberger.com/downloads.html

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BECKI SUE & HER BIG ROCKIN' DADDIES! - UPCOMING GIGS (NOV. 2-4/07)


BECKI SUE AND HER BIG ROCKIN' DADDIES!


THE RED HOTZ (A.K.A. RED HOT BLUES SISTERS)



DOUBLE YOUR PAYCHECK INSTANTLY WITH OUR PROVEN METHOD!

Show up at the Little Creek Casino, located on Highway 101 between Olympia and Shelton [WA], to learn all about the details on this fantastic offer!

Becki Sue & her Big Rockin' Daddies! will be performing in the casino's Starlight Lounge on Friday and Saturday nights, November 2 and 3, from 9 pm to 1 am!


On Sunday, November 4, we will be playing a set at Jazzbones [Tacoma, WA] in support of The Red Hotz (Red Hot Blues Sisters) and their quest to raise money for their trip to the International Blues Challenge (IBC) in Memphis, representing the South Sound Blues Association. The show starts at 4 pm and we play from 6:45-7:30 pm.

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ROBIN GREGORY @ BACK STREET SUN. JAZZ SERIES (OAKLAND, CA) - NOV. 4

Friends,

We invite you to the following event this Sunday afternoon. There will be an all-star cast of Bay Area musicians making beautiful music, together. Bring the family and friends. Tickets can be purchased at: www.brownpapertickets.com in advance or at the door. There will be food and liquid refreshments available. Please come out and support your resident musicians.

WE OWN THIS !!

San Francisco Bay Area African American Musicians Association
Presents
Back Street Sunday Jazz Series
“Melody Speaks Our Language”

Sunday, November 4th - 3-7 pm - Two shows
Oakland Public Conservatory of Music
1616 Franklin Street
Oakland, CA
$15 donation (seniors & children $10)
(hot food & beverages will be available on site)

Featured Artist & Music Director: Dr. Bill Bell – jazz pianist & friends

David Daniel - electric bass
Eric Hunt – acoustic bass
Glen Pearson - piano
Kamau Seitu - drums
Michael Dennis - drums
Yancie Taylor - vibes
Roger Glenn - vibes, saxophones, flutes
Angela Wellman, trombone
Calvin Keys - guitar
Mark Wright - trumpet
Kahlil Shaheed - trumpet
Melvin Butts - saxophones

Special Guest Vocalists: Robin Gregory, Darlene Coleman & Valerie Cooper

A brief jazz panel discussion and audience Q&A will be presented one hour before the 2nd show.

“WE OWN THIS” - believe it, use it, live it!

Advanced tickets available at door & on-line @ www.brownpapertickets.com/event/22609
510-836-4649- more information regarding this event
http://www.opcmusic.org/
http://www.hipstersanctuary.blogspot.com/

Executive Producer: Robert J. Carmack

About the Back Street Sunday Jazz Series...The Back Street Sunday Jazz Series provides a space for audiences to experience some of the Bay Area's most important music - music that just doesn't get heard enough - by providing a space for Bay Area musicians to do what they do best. We want to help listeners find the music they love, and we want to give them an opportunity to see how much the musicians here shape the national and international jazz scene. In the coming months we will present exciting, challenging, and always satisfying new music. As well as the music you didn't hear the first time around.

About the Black Musicians Forum...The Black Musicians Forum (BMF) traces its roots to a collaborative effort by Bay Area African American musicians to re-assert the legacy of the music we call jazz and to make sure that African American musicians will always be a part of it. Through mutual support and artistic cooperation we'll create the performance opportunities we need. The Black Musicians Forum says "accept no substitutes."

http://wildbirdrecords.com

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CASTING CALL FOR "MAKING NECROPHILIAC" A MUSICAL-COMEDY PLAY
Synopsis: "Making Necrophiliac" is a musical comedy about a bunch of quirky characters, who put on a show tune called "Necrophiliac".
Producer/director/lyricist Maureen Chaume and musical composer/performer Guy Del Villano have announced a casting call for show dates in February 2008.
They are seeking two males (age 30+) and two females (ages: one in late 20s, one in 30+ range).
If you like music and want to have some fun, come on out. Strong vocal skills are an asset, and the ability to play an instrument will have us jumping for joy. Some dance background wouldn't hurt, either, but if you have good moves, we can work it.
For info on the characters' profiles, click on the link below:
If you're interested, email makingnecro@yahoo.ca or laszlo.s@videotron.ca.
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LORI YATES, ETC. @ PEPPER JACK CAFE (HAMILTON, ON) - FRIDAY, NOV. 2/07

It's a gothic alt-country smash-up!!!

when: Friday, Nov. 2, 9:30 p.m.

where: Pepperjack Cafe, 38 King William St., Hamilton ON

who: Castanets, Deer Tick, Joel Elliot, Lori Yates

cover: $8.00

Lori Yates is lending local support to American alt-country sensations Castanets and Deer Tick - both very cool acts!

We need your support, so if you can come on down, please do!

Lori is on at 9:30, with the fab David Baxter on guitar.

www.pepperjackcafe.com
A "DEVIL" OF A CAR...


Lamborghini Diablo
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Tuesday, October 30, 2007

BRENT OLIVER PRESENTS (BOP) - NEWSLETTER (NOVEMBER 2007)


Shuyler Jansen & Deep Dark Woods & Wheat Pool - Nov 2 - Pawn Shop, Edmonton

Friday, November 2

CD/ LP Release for TODAY’S REMAINS

Shuyler Jansen w/ Deep Dark Woods & The Wheat Pool

The Pawn Shop – 10551 82 ave, Edmonton, AB

Doors @ 7:30 pm

Advance tickets available at Listen, Blackbyrd, Megatunes and Ticketmaster

Presented by JCL & BOP

From the first few verses of Today’s Remains it’s obvious that Shuyler Jansen is wearing his Sunday best. Recorded in Vancouver and produced by Juno award winner Steve Dawson, Today’s Remains is an auspicious follow-up to Shuyler’s country-electro-folk Hobotron (2004) and Old Reliable’s rocker The Burning Truth (2005).

Once again distorting genres, Shuyler Jansen and Steve Dawson carefully sifted 10 songs from dozens of compositions to form a cohesive collection of truth-filled songs. Opening with the slightly epic and grandiose "Pegasus", Shuyler braids a tale of infidelity, addiction, death and broken trust, re-occurring themes that seem to encompass the ten songs on Today’s Remains. Culled from several lifetimes of stories and songs and inspired by the words and music of Townes Van Zandt, Willie Nelson, Merle Haggard and Billy Joe Shaver, Shuyler Jansen has delivered this decade’s country folk classic. Strings, pedal steel, upright bass and Rhodes piano round out the albums 70’s country-folk sound.

A musician for nearly 15 years, Shuyler now resides in Saskatoon, SK, where he is a dedicated family man and songwriter. His music has taken him to the US, Netherlands, France, Belgium, UK and all over Canada. Shuyler has contributed guitar, keyboards, bass and baritone to many studio recordings, including 4 releases with Old Reliable, and he has been fortunate to collaborate with Oh Susanna, Jenny Whiteley, Calexico, Corb Lund, Luther Wright, Carolyn Mark, The Swiftys, Justin Rutledge and Howe Gelb.

Get your tickets now!

Hayley Sales - Nov. 14 - Axis Cafe, Edmonton

Wednesday, November 14

Keystone & EZ Rock 104.9 presents Universal Music artist Hayley Sales w/ guests

Axis Cafe - 10349 Jasper Ave, Edmonton, AB

$13 advance tickets, $15 at the door - Tickets at Ticketmaster

Hayley Sales' lyrics and musicianship would make one think of someone much older than her 22 years, but she’s packed quite a lot into that time. Born to "hippy" parents, she started life hanging around her father’s basement Glass Wing Music studio in Washington, DC. At age three her parents moved across the country to Portland, Oregon. Hayley’s interest in music blossomed and she learned the piano at 8 and the guitar a few years later.

She attended the Northwest Academy in Portland, a private performing arts school and graduated two years early. During this time, she had the opportunity to interview the Dalai Lama, tour England with Shree Maa ( a Hindu holy man) and perform for the WWII Ace Pilots Convention (she sang 1940s standards) in Washington DC. She also watched her brother struggle through numerous surgeries for a brain tumour which he eventually beat.

After graduating she moved to her parent’s blueberry farm which they had just purchased on Vancouver Island. She had a short stay in Hollywood where, for a time, she attempted an acting career but returned to the blueberry farm to concentrate on music. She wrote songs and learned how to run the recording studio. Her very first effort, Drifter, earned her the attention of manager Frank Weipart.

She signed with Universal and recently released Sunseed, which illustrates her diversity and hints at her range of musical influences, and which was written and produced by herself. She has been described as reminiscent of an early Norah Jones or the female Jack Johnson. Her smooth floaty sound is as refreshing as a summer breeze. Most of her lyrics are feel-good but she does have a strong social conscience, and we can only expect to hear more of that. She has won the "Female Vocalist of the Year" at the Vancouver Island Music Awards and standing ovations at the Seattle Northwest Folk Life Festival.

She says that, "Music is an exchange of energies and I love the exchange. It makes me feel good and inspires me to write music that I hope makes other people feel good."

Bionic - Nov 19 & 20 - Edmonton, Alberta

Monday, November 19

Signed by Force artists from Montreal Bionic w/ The Get Down & Trigger Effect

The Pawn Shop - 10551 82 Ave (upstairs), Edmonton, AB

$12 advance, $15 door - Tickets at Ticketmaster, Blackbyrd & Megatunes

Presented by Keystone Music

Tuesday, November 20

Signed by Force artists from Montreal Bionic w/ The Get Down & Trigger Effect

Hifi Club - 219 10 Avenue SW, Calgary, AB

$12 advance, $15 doorTickets at Ticketmaster, Sloth & Megatunes

Presented by Keystone Music

Black Blood marks the third installment in the Bionic discography and is by far their best and most aggressive moment yet. Their new album sees them breaking new ground with their own hard, brutalizing mix of punk meets '70s rock with stabs of Devo and psychedelia, while still keeping the explosive, juggernaut intensity that their live shows are renowned for.

They've enlisted the musical help of friends in the burgeoning Montreal musical community like Tricky Woo, The Besnard Lakes, Silver Mt. Zion, Land Of Talk, Xavier Caffeine and even a marching band complete with cheerleaders.

Make no bones about it - Black Blood is as rocking as it gets but still manages to push the envelope and prove that loud rock music can still evolve out of the mire.

Upcoming BOP-promoted shows

Check out these upcoming dates, presented in whole or in part with BOP!

Saturday, December 15

Arts & Crafts artist Broken Social Scene plays Kevin Drew's The Spirit if… w/guests

Edmonton Event Centre
2556-8882 170 Street
Edmonton, AB

Tickets at Blackbyrd, Listen, Megatunes, Acoustic Drum Shop & Ticketmaster

Presented by JCL Productions

Tuesday, February 26, 2008

Paste Magazine presents Josh Ritter & his band, with special guest Emm Gryner

Knox United Church, 506 4 Street SW, Calgary, AB

Advance tickets available at Ticketmaster

Presented by Keystone Music

Wednesday, February 27, 2008

Paste Magazine presents Josh Ritter & his band, with special guest Emm Gryner

Myer Horowitz Theatre – U of Alberta Campus, Edmonton, AB

Advance tickets available at Ticketmaster

Presented by JCL Productions & Keystone Music

http://www.brentoliver.com/

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VIOLET (NOT VIOLENT) FEMMES COMPILATION CD RELEASE








Hi, everyone.

The Violet Femmes Compilation CD is ready to be released. I picked up the boxes of CDs yesterday from the manufacturer - such an exciting and fufilling moment!

The official release date is Nov 10, and our first showcase in support of this album is on November 21 at the Vancouver East Cultural Centre in Vancouver, BC.

Emma Ninel of Denmark (http://www.emmaninel.com/) will be joining Beth Southwell of Vancouver (www.myspace.com/bethsouthwell).

It promises to be an awesome show.

VIOLET FEMMES features women artists from around the world and brings together singer/songwriters, rockers, new age healers and R&B styings. You can hear the songs at http://www.myspace.com/violetfemmes.

Artists on the CD are Zoe Scott, Pandora, Davina Robinson, Fara Palmer, Asani, laura aidanblaise, Krishna Rose and many more. Some are gogirls [from http://www.gogirlsmusic.com/], so check it out if you want to hear some great music.

Thanks to the gogirls for all the great posts I keep getting,

Yours in music,


Pam Southwell

http://www.rpwrecords.com/

http://www.myspace.com/violetfemmes

http://www.myspace.com/musicforcoffeebeings

http://www.gogirlsmusic.com/, "cuz chicks rock!"

The oldest & largest online community of indie women musicians!

*CELEBRATING 11 YEARS ON THE WEB!*

http://www.gogirlsmusic.com/

Become a GoGirls Elite Member today! It's a service for indie women musicians and their bands. Through our membership program you can take advantage of showcase opportunities, valuable industry information and so much more!

http://www.gogirlselite.com/

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Monday, October 29, 2007

MUSIC NEWS NASHVILLE - OCTOBER 29/07 - VOLUME 2, ISSUE 19
BREAKING NEWS:
Grand Ole Opry legend Porter Wagoner passed away last night from cancer at the age of 80. Music News Nashville would like to extend condolences to Porter's family and friends. Visit the LATEST NEWS section on the magazine website for more about Porter's life and career.
Welcome...
The new issue of Music News Nashville is waiting for you at http://www.musicnewsnashville.com./
This is our "photo issue", with a dozen new photo sets up and well over 1000 new photos on the magazine's website. Check out some of the cool performance pics we captured in the last two weeks...
We have a number of new contests and giveaways, including a Bahamas Cruise and Stay, an iPod from Faith Hill, an iPhone from Dolly Parton and more.
There are new articles, CD reviews, interviews, photos and more on the magazine website. Make sure to bookmark http://www.musicnewsnashville.com/ and visit it daily for the latest in country music news.
Want to know what's going on in Nashville and Atlanta? Visit the SHOWCASES AND EVENTS page, along with the THIS WEEK IN NASHVILLE and THIS WEEK IN ATLANTA under the EVENTS button on the magazine website to find out where to go for hot music in Nashville and Atlanta.
Also, check out our MySpace page at http://www.myspace.com/musicnewsnashville. We'd love to have you as one of our friends.
All our best...
Dan and Sue Harr
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ANCIENT ORDER OF HIBERNIANS (AOH) - FUNDRAISERS (ALBANY, NY)


Hi-

As we head into the Fall and Winter there are several great events taking place in the capital region. On Saturday, November 10, the Albany Ancient Order of Hibernians (AOH), located at 375 Ontario Street in Albany, NY, will run its annual concert to benefit the AOH "Freedom for All Ireland" Christmas appeal. The featured performers will be Cliudan.

All proceeds go to benefit men and women in the North of Ireland who were political prisoners along with their families. The funds are used for job training and counseling and other services. The Albany AOH is the largest single contributor in the United States.

Tickets are $20, and for more information and to make reservations, contact Mark Kleege at 518-433-7290.

On Friday, December 14, the AOH in Albany will host a New York State AOH fundraiser for Freedom for All Ireland, featuring the music of fan favorites Hair of the Dog!

Reservations are required and all tickets are $20. For tickets and info on this show, contact Liam McNabb at 518-489-1752 or liammcnabb@hotmail.com.

On Friday, February 1/08, the AOH in Albany will host a fundriaser for the benefit of the Irish-American Heritage Museum and Project St. Patrick.

The Museum is the only one of its kind in the US and its mission is to preserve and protect Irish history. Project St. Patrick provides grants to individuals who need assistance and are studying to become priests or nuns. This concert features Hair of the Dog and Greenwich Meantime.

Tickets are $25 or a table of 10 for $200. For information, contact Liam McNabb at 518-489-1752.

Finally on February 9, the AOH will host the Grand Marshall Ball, featuring Celtic Cross, and on February 23, a concert featuring Black 47. Details on these shows will be forthcoming. All shows are at the Albany AOH at 375 Ontario Street in Albany, NY.

'hope you are having a great fall. Happy Halloween!

Details on the 2008 Irish 2000 Festival will be coming soon.

Stay tuned!


Matt Nelligan
President, Irish 2000 Music and Arts Festival
www.irish2000fest.com

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STELLAR CAST BLUES SHOWCASE - NOVEMBER 2007 - IRENE'S (OTTAWA, ON)




Hello, everyone.

Thanks to all for attending another great month of the Stellar Cast Blues Showcase. Please enjoy this link, provided by Bob Acton, for photos from previous months.

http://bacton.smugmug.com/share/cFoCZfrollzaE


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Mike Ktenas
Mojo Guitar Repair
mike@mojoguitar.ca

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Sunday, October 28, 2007

TANYA JANCA @ THE RAINBOW (OTTAWA, ON) - MONDAY, OCT. 29/07


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NEGUS - DARE TO DREAM (2007)


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TRIPLE M RELEASES CD #5 - REVOLUTIONS


Catch Triple M's on-air show, "Techno Dimension: Graveyard 5" at CKCU 93.1 FM - alternating with Chris Jabbour on Friday mornings (from 2-7 a.m.).

www.myspace.com/m3dimension

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Saturday, October 27, 2007

GARY SANTUCCI


  • Classical guitar
  • Flamenco guitar
  • Folk song accompaniment
  • Guitar improvisation in all styles (learn to jam with your friends)
  • Musical theory and harmony for guitarists
  • Music program preparation

Contact Gary Santucci by email or telephone to discuss your goals and create a customized study program to suit your interest. Email garysantucci@gmail.com Tel: 905 524 0606

Guitar Music for all occasions.
Planning an Event? Enhance the experience with live music.
Solo guitar, duos, trios and sextets available.

Guitar Lessons take place at The Pearl Company at 16 Steven St., in Hamilton, ON.


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SEATTLE'S ALICE STUART & THE FORMERLYS - GRAMMY NOMINATIONS



I know some of you out there are voting members of the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (NARAS), so I am sending this plea out to you to vote for us (if you see fit) and/or forward this message to friends that are NARAS members. The voting can be done online and the deadline is Nov. 7th.

The nominations are for Alice Stuart & The Formerlys' new CD, Freedom, even though the heading just says Alice Stuart. Here are the categories:

Alice Stuart - "Sophia (T)" (Freedom)
Entry#: 43205; Format: CD - Cat. 9 - Pop Instrumental

Alice Stuart - "Freedom" (A) (Freedom)
Entry#: 43206; Format: CD - Cat. 22 - Alternative

Alice Stuart - "Freedom" (A) (Freedom)
Entry#: 43204; Format: CD - Cat. 67 - Contemporary Blues

Alice Stuart - "Freedom" (A) (Freedom)
Entry#: 43203; Format: CD - Cat. 93 - Producer Of the Year (Jim Gaines)

We're proud of these nominations and it would be so cool if the underdog were to rise above the moneyed (is that a word?) this time!!

Thanks,


Alice, Marc & Steve

http://www.alicestuart.com/

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KOBO TOWN NOMINATED FOR CFM "BEST WORLD ARTIST GROUP" AWARD



Kobo Town is a Toronto-based group whose music draws its inspiration from traditional calypso, roots reggae and dub poetry. The Canadian Folk Music Awards announced on October 17 that Kobo Town had been nominated "Best World Artist Group."


The 2007 Canadian Folk Music (CFM) Awards, being held on December 1st at the Canadian Museum of Civilization in Gatineau, Québec, will recognize Canada’s outstanding writers, producers and performers of folk music and the artists who are expanding the genre in innovative and exciting ways.


The announcement capped a hectic week for the band, with a successful showcase performance at the OCFF (Ontario Council of Folk Festivals) conference, where Drew also spoke on the World Music panel.


The band was also recognized by the 2007 Toronto Exclusive Magazine Awards with a "Best World Song" Award for "Corbeaux Following" on October 16th.


You can listen to their music and get information on the band at http://www.kobotown.com/.

You can also download broadcast-quality tracks at www.airplaydirect.com/kobotown.


If you would like a copy of their album, Independence, mailed to you for review, just send an email to me.


Regards,



Eric de Fontenay
Kobo Town Manager
MusicDish LLC.,
Media sponsor of MIDEM '07

http://www.musicdish.net/
http://www.musicdish.com/
http://www.mi2n.com/
www.myspace.com/musicdish

tel: 718 278 0662

email: ecfont@musicdish.net

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Friday, October 26, 2007

CROSSROADS @ THE SUMMIT PUB (PUYALLAP, WA)

On Saturday, October 27, The Crossroads Band will Shake, Rattle, and Roll The Summit Pub, 9502 Canyon Rd. E. in Puyallap, Washington. If you're in that neck of the woods, come check it out. The band plays from 8 to midnight!

www.crossroadsblues.net

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PAUL GREEN & STRAIGHT SHOT @ 909 CLUB (BURIEN, WA) - OCTOBER 27


Come on out tomorrow night, Saturday 10/27, to the 909 Club @ 909 SW 152nd Street in Burien, WA. It's a small intimate venue and a great place to hear music and enjoy some dinner. We start early, at 8:30 until 11pm. See you then.

Paul Green

www.paulgreenblues.com

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MARTY'S "NIGHT OF THE LIVING DEAD"


Howdy, Everybody.

'hope that pic isn't TOOOO scary!

Just a quick note to let you all know that I'm playing at the Sandstone Bar on Victoria Ave. in Niagara Falls, ON, tonight [October 26], starting at 9:30 pm. Tomorrow, Saturday, I will be at Coco's at the Holiday Inn By The Falls starting at 7 pm. My gigs at Coco's on Sunday nights have been cancelled for the time being, but will probably start up again early in the New Year. In the meantime, I expect to be doing nearly all the Saturday nights there until Christmas holidays.

Take care,


Marty Murray
www.myspace.com/martymurraysingersongwriter

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Thursday, October 25, 2007

EPILEPSY OTTAWA-CARLETON

MEETING - MONDAY, NOV. 5/07 - BRONSON CENTRE (OTTAWA, ON)



Speaker: Rosemary Killeen, Pharmacist


Topic: “Over The Counter” Drug Interactions with Anti-epileptic Drugs


Date: Monday, November 5, 2007

Time: 7:00 p.m.

Location: Bronson Centre,
211 Bronson Avenue.

***Check board in lobby for room number***

For more information contact the Epilepsy Ottawa-Carleton office at 613-594-9255.

Email: epilepsy@magma.ca

www.epilepsyottawa.ca


Epilepsy Ottawa-Carleton is a local non-profit organization providing support and information meetings for people with epilepsy, their families, friends and the general public.

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Wednesday, October 24, 2007

CECILIA ROSE (OF KARDAMOM CD FAME)


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HOBBYHORSE - BREAK IN THE CLOUDS




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BLUES ELEMENT @ GROSSMAN'S TAVERN (TORONTO) - HALLOWE'EN NIGHT!
Blues Element will be playing at Grossman’s Tavern, 379 Spadina Avenue, Toronto, ON, this Hallowe’en, Wednesday, Oct 31.
Three (3) sets, starting around 9:30
costumes ~ prizes ~ special guests ~ [and best treat of all] - no cover charge!
'hope to see you there, in or out of costume!
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Tuesday, October 23, 2007

GRAMMY NODS FOR (CANADA'S) STONY PLAIN RECORDS ARTISTS
Media information / For immediate release (23 Oct 2007)

STONY PLAIN ARTISTS NOMINATED
FOR INCLUSION IN FIRST ROUND
OF GRAMMY AWARD BALLOTING


Three artists on Stony Plain Records - Canada's longest-running roots music label - are included on the first ballot for the 2008 Grammy Awards. The top five nominees in each category will be announced on December 6, followed by the final round of voting.

For Maria Muldaur, in particular, a final nomination in the "Best Traditional Blues Album" category would amount to a hat-trick - her previous two albums for Stony Plain were nominated. In total, Stony Plain artists have appeared in the final nomination list four times in the last six years.

Members of the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (NARAS) are eligible to vote.

The Stony Plain artists included in the first round of balloting are as follows:

DUKE ROBILLARD

World Full of Blues

Best Traditional Blues Album; Best Instrumental Arrangement for "Slim Jenkins Joint"

HARRY MANX AND KEVIN BREIT

In Good We Trust

Best Contemporary Folk/Americana Album;
Best Instrumental Arrangement Accompanying Vocalist(s) for "I'm On Fire"

MARIA MULDAUR

Naughty, Bawdy & Blue

Best Album Notes (for Maria Muldaur and Ron Harwood);
Best Traditional Blues Album

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For more information, contact:

Holger Petersen, Stony Plain Records - holger@stonyplainrecords.com
Richard Flohil, Richard Flohil & Associates - rflohil@sympatico.ca
(Canadian and overseas enquiries)
Mark Pucci, Mark Pucci Media - mpmedia@bellsouth.net
(U.S. enquiries)

"It's too LATE to stop now!" - John Lee Hooker

www.stonyplainrecords.com

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GUITAR SLINGERS BALL - NOV. 3/07 - ALADDIN THEATRE (PORTLAND, OR)



For more news from Too Slim & The Taildraggers, including their recent signing with Ellicott Talent Group and upcoming gigs with Greg Allman and The Doobie Brothers, visit www.tooslim.org.
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BASIA LYJACK PLAYS "ROCK FOR THE TROOPS" - NOV. 11/07 (TORONTO)

For Immediate Release - Toronto (Oct. 23, 2007)

Basia Lyjak Plays “Rock for the Troops” - November 11, 2007 - Downsview Park, TORONTO

Toronto-based singer-songwriter Basia Lyjak is proud to announce her participation in "Rock for the Troops" on November 11 in Downsview Park (Toronto, ON), an event put together to raise money for the Canadian Military Wounded Warriors Fund.

The event, held at Grand Prix Kartways, will boast a 50 x 30 x 5-foot stage and is expected to be sold out, with MuchMusic, Long & McQuade’s and Q107 behind promoting the cause. The ball gets rolling at 12 noon, with bands like Fidget, Mamakin, Rock of Ages, Guns n’f’n Rosez, Hot Rocks, Practically Hip and The Van Halen Tribute Band will keeping the party going all day! Basia hits the stage at 3 pm!

Tickets are $10, and it all goes to the troops!

The show is AGCO licensed, but all ages are welcome to join us to rock out and ride some go karts! This event will come on the heels of another important gig lined up for Basia in the next month: TheLegendary Horseshoe Tavern, Toronto beacon for up and coming music talent, is hosting Basia Lyjak onThursday, November 1, 2007, with tickets at $4! With this gig, she takes one more notch off her tour beltin' her trek to show us what she’s made of – a straightup rock chick attitude with catchy, well crafted tunes and the vocals to back it up.

“Basia Lyjak has arrived at a time when we all thought stage and studio 'magic,' 'presence,' and 'charisma'had long since fallen off the pages! Rewriting the A & R chapters is easy but I really do feel sorry for the label execs that ran out of ink!" – Colin Lynch, JimmyStilettos Magazine

With Toronto institutions like The Phoenix, The Rivoli and The ElMo having already seen her rock their stages for her ever expanding audience, Basia is excited to play a venue like the 'Shoe, where “indie” and “major”artists alike showcase their talents. Fans can also look forward to hearing a brand new Basia song, one of several she wrote with the prodigious Kyle Riabko, which she plans to record two weeks before the gig with producer Brian Moncarz, of Whirlwind Sound Studios. As always, her all-star band will accompany her, featuring guitarist Ron Bechard, of Sin Dealer and formerly of Edwin, Three Days Grace and Rosita Stone, as well as bassist Dave Carreiro, of Nigel’s 11. New additions Diana DiGiovanni of Left of the Sun and Glenn Nash of Ozonebaby also join the band onstage on rhythm guitars/backup vox and drums, respectively.

With a new website in the works, as well as a John Holosko-filmed video in post-production stages, Basia is determined to finish the year with a bang and start the new one with new songs and a whole tour in place!

Basia Lyjak EPK: http://sonicbids.com/basialyjak

For further information, please contact:

Metal Queen Management
P.O. Box 47038, RPO 425220
Yonge Street
Toronto, ON M5B 2P9

info@metalqueenmgmt.ca
647.202.8141
http://www.metalqueenmgmt.ca/
www.myspace.com/mqm

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MARK SEPIC - UPCOMING GIGS - OCT. 23, 25, 26 & 27 (TORONTO)

hi folks

here are some dates i'm on this week:


tuesday, oct 23rd, solo, 9pm-12am at statler's, 487 Church Street, north of Maitland, right next to Starbucks. 416-850-1209.

thursday, oct 25th, 9-11pm, with Chris McKhool, fiddle and Drew Burston, bass for a couple of hot gypsy jazz sets at the drake hotel.
1150 queen st. west; 416 531 5042

friday, oct 26th, 8-11pm, a solo gig at Latinada - 1671 Bloor Street West, Telephone: 416-913-9716.

saturday, oct 27th, 8:30-11pm, solo at the liberty cafe. 25 liberty st. south east of king and dufferin. 416 533 8828

http://www.marksepic.com/

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Monday, October 22, 2007

THE LEBLANC NEWSLETTER - ISSUE #7 (OCT. 22 2007)


In this issue:

* SOCAN’s Not The Taxman.
* Britney Has A Supporter.
* Canadian College Student Internet Take-Down.
* Spamming Elvis.
* Pierre Marchand to head Archambault.
* McCartney: A Celebrated album?

To receive your copy of the Leblance Newsletter, send an email to LJLE@aol.com.

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THE SON ROBERTS BAND RELEASING "VIMY RIDGE IS CALLING"

THE SON ROBERTS BAND Releasing “Vimy Ridge is Calling” - Remembrance Day Commemorative Single on CD and as FREE DOWNLOAD

www.sonroberts.ca

The Son Roberts Band is releasing a Special Single to commemorate Remembrance Day. The single, “Vimy Ridge is Calling”, draws attention to the loss of life that Canadians sustained during World War One at the Battle of Vimy Ridge. Moreover, the song shines light on the broader issue of how wars continue to exact a horrible toll on Canadian men and women to this day.

"The Battle of Vimy Ridge got sold to Canadians as a great nation-defining victory. But for many who studied its aftermath, it was just another waste of lives in pursuit of some other country’s agenda. This Remembrance Day, we should certainly remember those who have died for our country but, just as importantly, we should forget about pursuing another country’s priorities and follow our own path in the world.", says band namesake Son Roberts.

Use This Link To Download Your Free Copy of "Vimy Ridge Is Calling".

http://www.sonroberts.ca/ecasts/son_roberts_online_vr.html

Media Contacts:

Bluestime Productions
416-467-1453
gken@look.ca

or

son@sonroberts.ca

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CARA LUFT CD RELEASE TOUR CONTINUES - MORE ONTARIO SHOWS!



Hi again, Ontario friends.

Just a quick reminder about our upcoming Ontario shows.

'hope to see you at a show near you (scroll down to find your town/city). Here are the details:

Wilno
Wednesday, Oct 24
Wilno Station Inn and Red Canoe Cafe
17526 Hwy 60
613-756-9515
http://www.webspawner.com/users/wilnogirl/index.html

Picton
Thursday, Oct 25
Acoustic Grill
172 Main Street
7 pm
Call for reservations and tickets: 613-476-2887
hipcats@sympatico.ca

Kingston
Friday Oct 26
Leopard Frog Studios Concert Series
267 QUEEN ST.
Tickets: $15
Contact: Ellen 613-546-3198
http://us.f517.mail.yahoo.com/ym/Compose?To=lfrog@kingston.net
http://www.leopardfrogstudio.com/

Wakefield (outside Ottawa)
Saturday Oct 27

The Black Sheep Inn
9 pm
Opening for Lynn Miles
Advance Tickets: $15
819-459-3228
http://www.theblacksheepinn.com/

Peace, light and love to you all ---
Cara
http://cdbaby.com/cd/caraluft
http://www.zunior.com/product_info.php?products_id=1147&osCsid=7b47d283432f0413b90a7e7aaf6674b7
http://www.apple.com/itunes/
http://www.ccnow.com//
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"Cara's new record is great, real, and heartfelt - as she is. No fluff or extra notes - just the good stuff!" – Buddy Miller – producer, guitarist (Emmylou Harris)

"Yes, Calgary’s Luft is a Wailin’ Jennys founder but so much more too. Think Julie Miller meets Gillian Welch on a lot of this, with an occasional bit of Linda Thompson tossed in. This could be very big in Canadian roots circles." – John P. McLaughlin – The Vancouver Province

"This is her time, this is her year and THIS is the album! Ladies and Gentlemen, make room in your music world for Cara Luft. Songwriting as good as any I heard in all of 2006, begins my 2007... and just when you think you've got her style and passion nailed down she busts out in a completely different direction. As I said, make room for Cara Luft...before she kicks your door down!" – Terry David Mulligan, Mulligan Stew – ckua

“Unlike so many singer-songwriters, Luft’s music has an urgency that can’t be denied… as good as anything I’ve heard for a long time.” – Americana UK

"The Light Fantastic is a little bit country, a whole lot of folk and a surprising dollop of rock from an artist who’s quickly climbing the ranks to become one of the stars of the Canadian roots scene. If you thought it was a drag when Luft left the Jennys, check out The Light Fantastic and see what she’s been doing since. You won’t be disappointed." - John Threlfall, Monday Magazine

http://www.caraluft.com/
http://www.sonicbids.com/caraluft
http://www.myspace.com/caraluftmusic

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Friday, October 19, 2007

OKTOBERFEAST IV - OCT. 25 - RENAISSANCE CAFE (TORONTO, ON)
It’s hard to believe it, but this year’s OktoberFeast show, Thurs., Oct. 25, at Renaissance Café, will be the fourth edition of the event!

We’ll be starting at 8 p.m. on the nicely set up stage area (with drum kit and keyboard being supplied by Long & McQuade) in the club at 1938 Danforth Ave., a block and a half west of Woodbine. Admission (for non-performers) is just $5 and kids are welcome till about 11 p.m.

The club is fully licensed with a great selection of imported and microbrew draught on tap and a full bar of liquor offerings. Food is varied, prepared fresh before your eyes and very reasonably priced and includes a nice selection of desserts (including, this night, pumpkin pie, of course!).

Below is the lineup of confirmed artists with approximate times. Several other artists have indicated they’d like to be part of the show depending on their gig schedule, so we’ll no doubt have some fine talent drop by as part of an open stage component.

TENTATIVE CONFRIMED LINEUP:

8:00 Gary 17
8:20 Linda Saslove
8:40 TK Duo
9:00 James Clarke Institute
9:20 Valerie Shearman
9:40 Sean Peever
10:00 David & Brian Wildsmith
10:20 James Dowling
10:40 Rob Minderman
11:00 Eric Fisher
11:20 Laura Fernandez
11:40 Brian Gladstone
12:00 Vanessa Hanson
12:20 Damon Hines
12:40 Jon Long & Friends full band jam till close!
Gary 17
Publisher & Editor
to-nite magazine

Join our Yahoo Groups website at: http://to-nite.bigsmokemusic.com
(also accessible at http://tinyurl.com/4naan ) and read all the stories in the current and recent issues.

Telephone: Weekdays till 7: 416-833-5219; after 7 & wknds: 647-886-4820

therealgaryseventeen@yahoo.ca

Thursday, October 18, 2007

CKCU 93.1 FM (IN OTTAWA) SET TO LAUNCH ANNUAL FUNDRAISING DRIVE
From October 19th to November 4th, CKCU will be holding its Annual Funding Drive. This is a time where we encourage listeners to dial in and donate money to CKCU to help make up a third of our annual budget.

Last year we raised over $100,000 in donations. This year we are looking to raise $107,000 for 2007. During the days Funding Drive is happening at the station, on-air hosts will be requesting the listeners call in and donate funds. The hosts will be playing less music and talking more to address what makes CKCU such a unique and important station. These include our focus on local news, independent bands, and commitment to providing a very low amount of radio advertisements.

Tune in to 93.1 FM in the Ottawa area to dial and donate! This is a tax-deductible donation, as CKCU is a registered charity. Tax receipts (or giveaways in lieu of) will be issued to donors.
For information on the station, visit www.ckcufm.com.
Please give generously and support campus/community radio programming!
ROB TOGNONI DOES BBC 2 SESSION ON PAUL JONES SHOW
Hi, All.
I hope you are all doing fine! I did a BBC 2 session earlier this month in London (UK) for the Paul Jones Show...it's live, it's got warts and it's real......... You can listen to it here:
Just click the "Hear the show" link halfway down on the right hand side of the page. On one track, the producer dragged out and played on an old Hammond organ with us! Cool! You can also listen to two other tracks, plus view some photos of the session. The drummer is Mike Hellier & the bass player is Gary Rackman, both from the Sherman Robertson Band. Gary plays a mean fretless bass & Mr. Hellier (Hell, as I call him) is...Hell on drums!
You can also submit a comment to the BBC if you wish to, as they may be published a little later on the site. (Click "Your Comments", top right hand side).
You can catch a glimpes of the guys here:
It was a little mid-week gig in a bar in Purley, London...there's 3 scary road-worn heads for ya!
ALSO, on the Myspace page, there may be a track or 2 to download that you may not have yet (not sure who's got what!...old age catching up)
If you are in the regional part of Germany for the following gigs this weekend, come and join us!
19 Fri - Deutschland IDAR OBERSTEIN - Dampfschleife
20 Sat - Deutschland RHEDE - New Orleans
That's it for now...take care!
Kind Regards
Rob
GRAPE & WINE FEST '07 (DAVID USHER, JAMIE OAKES AND MARTY MURRAY)
(UNKNOWN PHOTOGRAPHER)

DAVID USHER AND MARTY MURRAY

JAMIE OAKES
TEXAS BIG BEAT WANTS TO BREAK GUINESS RECORD BY HELPING CHILDREN



Let's break the current Guinness World Record and show the world that TEXAS does it bigger and better!

SIGN UP TODAY

"Texas Big Beat" is a drumming charity event raising funds to provide educational programs for underprivileged, special needs and at-risk children so that they can create a positive and productive future for themselves. Proceeds from this event will go to Cherish Our Children International (COCI), a 501(c) (3) non-profit organization for educational programs in the greater Houston area. Texas BigBeat Goals:

· Gather 550 drummers to play drumsets simultaneously and create a new Guinness World Record. (Current record is held by Woodstick event in Seattle with 533 drummers.) Let's show Seattle that TEXAS CAN DO IT BIGGER AND BETTER!

· Honor drummers of all ages and all levels for their love of drumming and provide them with an opportunity to have their drumming make a difference in our communities.

· Unite drummers throughout Texas to raise money for educational programs that help underprivileged and at-risk children create a positive, productive future for themselves.

*** About donating online ***

It's very easy to support Veronica Butler online - just go to their page at the following web address and click "give now". Web Address: http://www.firstgiving.com/drum_4_u

For more information, visit www.percussiononline.com/texasbigbeat.html.

[Message forwarded by GoGirlsMusic member Veronica Butler]

http://www.gogirlsmusic.com/

Wednesday, October 17, 2007

REVOLVER - LIVE IN CONCERT & FILMING

BABYLON MUSIC GROUP is presenting REVOLVER LIVE IN CONCERT & FILMING for the "The New Blood Rock Show" DVD release in February 2008. Don't miss this event; become IMMORTALIZED ON DVD!!

Date: Friday October 19th, 2007

Doors Open: 8pm

Venue: The Reverb (Queen & Bathurst) @ 651 Queen Street West, Toronto, ON

$15 @ door; get $5 off admission by presenting this event discount ticket: http://www.revolvertv.com/images/tour/revolver-discount-ticket-oct19.jpg

THE NEW BLOOD ROCK SHOW CONTEST

COME TO THE SHOW, CHECK OUT THE SUPER GRAND PRIZE & ENTER A FREE BALLOT FOR YOUR CHANCE TO WIN ONE OF 13 PRIZE PACKS. BE THERE TO FIND OUT MORE ABOUT OUR CONTEST PRIZE PACKS. SUPER GRAND PRIZE INCLUDES AUTOGRAPHED:

DOT ON SHAFT JET BLACK LES-P STYLE GUITAR

Limited Pressing: CD “REVOLVER EP”

Limited Pressing: CD “ THE SINGLE” REVOLVER T-Shirt

REVOLVER Stickers

Dot On Shaft T-Shirt

BE AT REVOLVER’s OCT 19TH SHOW FOR YOUR CHANCE TO WIN!!!!

REVOLVER Bio:

Nick Walsh - Lead Vocals, Guitars; Laurie-Anne Green - Bass; Tyson Emanuel - Guitars; Wolfgang Verbeke - Guitars; Ryan Abramowitz - Drums

REVOLVER is a band led by singer-songwriter Nick Walsh. Most ‘rockers’ will remember Walsh from Canadian Juno Award winning hard rock band, Slik Toxik. REVOLVER’s sound and music is a hybrid of the best elements of the Devil’s music: edgy, dangerous, melodic and hooky, bringing a paradigm shift to the arena of rock.

Media have mentioned that REVOLVER has elements from modern hard rock/alternative metal masters Alice In Chains and Soundgarden or even modern rock act the Foo Fighters fused with tones reminiscent of Ozzy, Metallica and Scorpions. It’s been said, that REVOLVER has created something fresh and exciting in an otherwise stagnating genre. With the conclusion that no one has definitive comparisons, it could be said that REVOLVER is at the forefront of the “New Wave Of Melodic Metal.”

REVOLVER 's debut album titled ‘Turbulence’ has seen official releases in Europe, the U.K. and Canada through companies such as Drakkar Records/SONY/BMG and KOCH. The videos ‘Turbulence’ and ‘Blue Sky’ were added to Much Music’s ‘MuchLoud’ and garnered an unprecedented 20 weeks of rotation, which was followed by support performances with such acts as Kid Rock, Billy Talent, Motley Crue’s Vince Neil, Molly Hatchet, Melissa Auf De Maur (Smashing Pumpkins, Hole) and Dokken’s George Lynch.

REVOLVER offers more than one-dimensional music - they command live execution that is intense, immediate and flawless. Their brand of metallic hard rock definitely pounds as their performance is one that leaves the audience at their mercy and begging for more.

www.revolvertv.com
www.myspace.com/revolvercanada

Please contact MQM for any further information.

Metal Queen Management
P.O. Box 47038, RPO
425220 Yonge Street
Toronto, ON M5B 2P9
info@metalqueenmgmt.ca
www.metalqueenmgmt.ca

Tuesday, October 16, 2007

TRACY K NOMINATED FOR OIMA


For the fifth time in less than two years, Tracy K has been nominated for a music award.
The latest nomination has Ms. K contending for the "Best Blues" award in the Ontario Independent Music Awards (OIMA) on the strength of her 2007 release, Old, New, Borrowed & Blues. The awards will be held at the Phoenix Theatre in Toronto on November 15.

Currently residing in the jewel of Northwestern Ontario, Thunder Bay, the native Manitoban garnered two Winnipegblues.com's Music Awards in 2006 for "Harmonica Player of the Year" and "Female Vocalist of the Year", and a nomination for "Electric Act of the Year". Earlier this summer, she was a finalist in the Toronto Blues Society's Talent Search where she claimed First Runner Up after a memorable powerhouse 20-minute set of originals at Nathan Phillip's Square.

Since releasing her second CD last spring, Tracy K's music has been heard all over the globe on various blues programs and keeps attracting attention in press and reviews. Aside from fronting her own four-piece touring band, Tracy K also performs in an acoustic duo of vintage rags and blues and contributes vocal and harmonica duties to a Thunder Bay all-star psychedelic/blues ensemble.

www.tracyk.ca
Blue Zircon Productions
email:mojomama@mts.net

Publicity:

Bluestime Productions
Toronto, Canada, 416-467-1453
email: gken@look.ca

“Fans have been asking for the return of Tracy K since she levelled the joint during her last festival appearance. Her blues harmonica style and Joplin-esque vocals make her a MUST-SEE!“- Gerry Krochak, The Leader-Post, Regina Sask., March 2007

"Tracy K plays a nice harmonica...the real treat is her voice, well controlled, and gritty as a whisky-soaked hobnail...band is tight and not inclined to space-filling...nicely varied arrangements recall Delbert McClinton, Bonnie Raitt, Santana and traditional blues...some truly swell cuts here" - Jeremy Loomes, the Edmonton Sun, June 2007

"Tracy K returns home leaving us this delightful CD...The Right Hand Band compliments her perfectly...songs are very well written, a seamless blend of blues, country and rock....nice harp work and a strong vocal" - John Valenteyn, Maple Blues Magazine, Toronto Blues Society, August 2007

www.tracyk.ca
GEORGE OLLIVER & GANGBUSTER IN BRAMPTON THIS WEEKEND

George Olliver & Gangbuster are back at the Louisiana Seafood Restaurant this (Fri. and Sat., Oct. 20 and 21) in Brampton, ON (905)454-4460

This is one of George's fav. spots in the west end and this restaurant's cuisine is top of the line. George has had a great summer celebrating CHUM's 50th with Gordon Lightfoot and finishing a blockbusting concert at the CNE...... so you know what that means.......(fasten seat belts).
George will be featuring Tony Padalino (of Canadian Idol and Mike Bullard fame) and Vito Rezza (Canada's premier jazz/r&bdrummer).

SO DON'T MISS GEORGE OLLIVER & GANGBUSTER AT LOUISIANA SEAFOOD,
BRAMPTON, AND BRING YOUR DANCIN SHOES. showtimes 8-12midnite

God Bless ya,
Hunter-Hughes Prods.
www.georgeolliver.com
Whitby, ON

Sunday, October 14, 2007

NIAGARA RHYTHM SECTION @ CANAL BANK SHUFFLE - OCT. 19, ETC.



What: Niagara Rhythm Section backs up CLEVELAND FATS
Where: Canal Bank Shuffle, Thorold, ON - upstairs @ the Legion
When: Friday night (Oct. 19) - 8:30 pm - 12:30 am
We're very pleased to have been asked to back up blues artists Cleveland Fats as part of the wonderful Canal Bank Shuffle Festival in Thorold. We look forward to meeting and working with this talented guitarist and singer and it should be a fun night.http://www.clevelandfatsblues.com/
What: Niagara Rhythm Section's Saturday Night "MUSICAL IMPROV" Series
This week's featured guest: SAT. Oct 20 - NEIL CHAPMAN
Where: The Anchorage, 186 Ricardo St., Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON, 905-468-2141
When: every Saturday night 10:00 pm - 12:30 am - no cover
This week we continue our "Guitars that ate yo' momma" series and welcome back Neil Chapman. An amazing guitarist and personality, he's known for his work with Buffy St. Marie, the Pukka Orchestra, Ian Thomas, Leonard Cohen, The Sattalites, Dan Hill, Rough Trade, Alannah Miles, Bill King and Robert Priest, to name a few...It's always a riot when we pair up Chapman and Grisbrook!
For more on Neil : www.neilchapman.ca
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Coming Dec 8th!
"Live @ the Ank" Volume 1.0, a live CD compilation recording of the NRS and our various guests over the last 3 years.
More musical improv coming up @ The Anchorage, NOTL
The Niagara Rhythm Section (Goldberger, Grisbrook, Norris, MacKay & Nelson) with special guests:
Oct 27 - Ed Kopala (more "Guitars that ate yo' momma")
Nov 3 - Mark Rutherford
Nov 10 - Maria Aurigema (Female Guitars that ate yo' momma)
Nov 17 - Mark Lalama
Nov 24 - Gayle Ackroyd & Ed Kopala
Dec 1 - Bruce Longman (Momma eatin' guitars and great tunes)
Dec 8 - "Live at the Anchorage - Volume 1.0" CD RELEASE PARTY
Dec 15 - Mark Bird Stafford
Dec 22 - Home for the holidays with Scott & Simon
Dec 29 - John Mays
Dec 31 - 2nd annual New Years Eve extravaganza - tickets on sale soon!
Jan 5 - Chuck Jackson
Jan 12 - Johnny Max
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Load up your ipod with our music at: www.stevegoldberger.com/downloads.html
OTTAWA CAPE BRETON SESSIONS - ROYAL OAK PUB (BANK/MACLAREN)

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS - OCT. -DEC./2007

Oct 7—Thanksgiving: Pub Session Cancelled—stay home and talk turkey with your family.

Oct 14—House Session: 2-5 pm, hosted by B. MacLean - 1800 Walkley Rd. (@ Heron Rd.)

Oct 21—Pub Session: 2-5 pm - Royal Oak Pub - 318 Bank St. at MacLaren, Ottawa, ON.

Oct 28—House Session: 2-5 pm, hosted by A. Maclean - 2039 Scully Way Orleans
(northeast corner of Trim and Innes Roads)

Nov 4—Pub Session: 2-5 pm - Royal Oak Pub - 318 Bank St. at MacLaren.

Nov 11—House Session: 2-5 pm hosted by (VOLUNTEERS NEEDED!)

Nov 18—Pub Session: 2-5 pm - Royal Oak Pub - 318 Bank St. at MacLaren.

Nov 25—House Session: 2-5 pm hosted by (VOLUNTEERS NEEDED!)

Dec 2—Pub Session: 2-5 pm Royal Oak Pub 318 Bank St. at MacLaren.

Dec 9—House Session: 2-5 pm hosted by (VOLUNTEERS NEEDED!)

Dec 16—Pub Session: 2-5 pm Royal Oak Pub 318 Bank St. at MacLaren.

Dec 23—House Session: No Session Today—time for last minute Christmas shopping!

Visit our new website at: http://web.ripnet.com/~bmacgi/

Ottawa Cape Breton Sessions
"ASSAULT SIREN" TANYA JANCA PREPARING TO MUSICALLY RECREATE


www.tanyajanca.com

Related Links:

www.myspace.com/eugeneandtheeugenics
www.myspace.com/thepoulsens
www.sedrick.org
HARRY MANX @ MEMBERTOU CONVENTION CENTRE (CAPE BRETON, NS)
- NOV. 14/07



HARRY MANX IN CONCERT
Wednesday, November 14, 2007

Cabaret Seating:
Advance Tickets - $18.00 Door - $20.00
Doors Open - 7:30pm Show Time - 8:30pm
19 Years & Over
Tickets on sale at the Membertou Trade & Convention Centre box office or by calling 539-2300. Box office hours are from 10:00 am to 6:00 pm, Monday to Friday.

HARRY MANX (www.harrymanx.com)
Harry Manx has been called an "essential link" between the music of East and West, creating musical short stories that wed the tradition of the Blues with the depth of classical Indian ragas. He has created a unique sound that is hard to forget and deliciously addictive to listen to.

Manx is a prolific artist, releasing five albums in a four-year span with no signs of stopping. His first album, Dog My Cat (2001, NorthernBlues Music), captured the attention of new fans, musical peers and media with favorable reviews and awards, including Best Blues Album of the Year from the Canadian Independent Music Association.

The Juno-nominated follow-up, Wise and Otherwise (2002), garnered nods from the American media with excellent reviews in The Chicago Sun Times and The Washington Post. Jubilee (2003), Harry's collaboration with famed Canadian guitarist Kevin Breit (Norah Jones), has become a critical favorite, receiving a Juno and Maple Blues Awards nomination and helping to establish Harry as an innovator in Canada's Blues music community.

Road Ragas (2003), a collection of Manx's live performances recorded around the globe, captures the essence of his mesmerizing solo shows and cemented a solid reputation for this artist amongst fans and musical peers. Harry Manx's much-anticipated fifth album, West Eats Meet (2004), signals the launch of his independent label, Dog My Cat Records. Produced by Jordy Sharp (Dog My Cat, Wise and Otherwise, Road Ragas) Harry's serene solo sound is, this time, enhanced with decorative elements of tabla, dholak, keys and backing vocals.

Born on the Isle of Man, Manx spent his childhood in Canada and left in his teens to live in Europe, Japan, India and Brazil. He honed his hypnotic live show on street corners, in cafes, bars and at festivals. But it was Indian music that captured Manx, and in the mid 80s he began his five-year tutelage with Rajasthani Indian musician Vishwa Mohan Bhatt (Grammy winner with Ry Cooder for A Meeting by the River). He also received the gift of Bhatt's custom-made, self-designed Mohan veena - a 20-stringed sitar/guitar - that was the catalyst for Harry to forge a new path with his now signature east-meets-west style of music.

A successful touring performer, Manx has brought his "breathtaking" solo shows across Canada, into the USA, Australia, France and most recently to Singapore and Spain. He has appeared at many prestigious festivals, world-class theatres, concert halls and infamous Blues clubs around the globe. Playing the Mohan Veena, lap steel, harmonica and banjo, Manx quickly envelops the audience into what has been dubbed "the Harry Zone" with his warm vocals and the hauntingly beautiful melodies of his original songs.

"The live performances have become the most exciting part of the music business for me", Harry says. "And it's not only the playing; it's all the other magic that happens between myself and the audience. My goal has always been to draw the audience as deep as possible into the music."
Blending Indian folk melodies with blues, a sprinkle of gospel and compelling grooves, Manx's "mysticssippi" flavor is hard to resist, easy to digest and what keeps audiences coming back for more.