Tuesday, February 18, 2014

Moonshine Proprietors Receive Winterfolk Award

John Marlatt and Jane MacKay, the duo behind the popular Moonshine Cafe in Oakville received recognition for their amazing contribution to the local roots music scene.  This was at Toronto's Winterfolk Festival on February 16, 2014.

Their venue provides a fabulous music experience for both listeners and artists.  We here at HBL join Winterfolk in thanking them for their incredible work.  CONGRATULATIONS!

Here are a few online reactions:

Duane Rutter: "John Marlatt and Jane MacKay are two of my favourite humans and Moonshine Cafe is one of my most favourite places to be! Congrats to them and the wonderful clientelle that makes that place so special to us songwriters and live music fans!!"

Mike Gravitis: "Big thanks and congrats to Winterfolk and A Better World and also John Marlatt and Jane MacKay for all of their continued support and for really giving us musicians a place that we can grow with confidence and a place to be able to share what we're doing with the world!"

Misc fans:

"A very special thank you to our friends John Marlatt and Jane MacKay of the Moonshine Cafe in Oakville who were honored at the festival for their contributions to and tireless support of musicians both new and established. What they do every day is critical to those of us who love to listen and play. I hope they know how much they are appreciated."

"A place where a person can drop in on their own and enjoy a peaceful happy atmosphere and excellent music. Thank you for making Kerr Street your home for The Moonshine Cafe."

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