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Monday, December 30, 2019

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Thursday, December 26, 2019

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Monday, December 23, 2019

Hamilton's Danny Medakovic Has Something for Everyone on New CD


Very few songwriters around can match Danny Medakovic's skill and diversity. His latest album, The Years offers a variety of tastes for the discerning Folk/Americana connoisseur. From country drinking songs, political commentary, historical tales, soulful emotional laments and beyond, Dan has something for everyone. He even throws in some touches of  reggae, blues and more to spice things up.

Dan's lyrical storytelling is second to none as the songs veer from poetic to whimsical to impassioned and more. Each tune tells a wonderfully-told tale and has its own unique spirit.

Aiding Dan is great group of musicians, including Alan Hinckley (bass), Michael Scott (drums), Chris Altmann (pedal steel), Denis Keldie (keyboard), Geoff Ball (cello), Mark Volkov of Cootes Paradise (sax), Les Smith (harmonica) and Mike Trebilcock (background vocals).

CDs,Vinyl and downloads are available at his live shows at through his Bandcamp page. As an amazing bonus, the recording also includes a songbook with lyrics, chords and comments.

You can stream the album below.


Blast from the Past: Danny's previous album


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Sunday, December 22, 2019

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Friday, December 20, 2019

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Tuesday, December 17, 2019

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      Adventures of Trebleclef, the Music-Loving Monkey

      Trebleclef' attending the Gore Park Christmas Tree Lighting featuring music by the great Big Rude Jake Band.



      Click here for more pictures from the event

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      Monday, December 16, 2019

      New Album from Kitchener's Jesse Parent is Rootsy Folk at It's Finest


      Kitchener's Jesse Parent is back with another remarkable album, Somedays, Tomorrows, and Best Laid Plans. This is rootsy folk at it's finest with a warm, welcoming feel.

      Jesse's incredible lyricism is on full display here as he sings about every day life and the human condition. His resonant voice draws the listener into his musical stories and gives them a unique experience. H also does a great job of covering the Paul Simon classic, You Can Call Me Al.

      Joining Jesse on this outstanding recording is Emily Barkley (vocals), Matt Lima (bass), Mike Erb (drums) and Steve Wood (pedal steel guitar, dobro).

      You can pick this phenomenal recording at his live shows, his online store and cdbaby. It's also available at most streaming services.







      More Paul Simon Covers/Stories

      Blast from the Past: Jesse's Previous Album

      Links: Jesse ParentMore Jesse Parent StoriesMore Releases, Videos above courtesy of Jesse Parent

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      Sunday, December 15, 2019

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      From their website: The Stephen Lewis Foundation launched the Grandmothers to Grandmothers Campaign in March 2006, in response to the emerging crisis faced by African grandmothers as they struggled to care for millions of children orphaned by AIDS. The Campaign aims to raise awareness, build solidarity and mobilize support in Canada for Africa’s grandmothers.

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      Thursday, December 12, 2019

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      Sunday, December 8, 2019

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      Monday, December 2, 2019