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Thursday November 2nd, 2023 with Joe Reilly
Pascal of Pony Girl, Suzie Ungerleider and Rachel Weldon of Debaser are our guests.

It's a Funding Drive show today and my first time hosting the Guest LIst back in the studio since early March of 2020. Wow! We open the show in conversation with Pascal Huot of the Ottawa group Pony Girl. Pascal is the primary songwriter for the group and we talk about their brand new album Laff It Off which was released by Paper Bag Records on October 27th. We discuss the cinematic nature of some of their songs and what to expect when Pony Girl performs at Club SAW on Friday, November 10th. Get tickets using this link: And for more information on Pony Girl and the group's music use these links: The group is also playing in Kingston at the Broom Factory on November 11th. Next up we reconnect with Suzie Ungerleider, who will be appearing at Red Bird Live on Saturday, November 4th. It's always a lot of fun talking to Suzie and today we hear about her recent touring exploits and how she is working on new songs and will be hanging out with Jim Bryson at his studio in Stittsville over the next week or so to record some of them. We look forward to hearing new songs when her album is ready for the world!! For more information about Suzie use this link: For more information about Red Bird Live and to see upcoming shows at this wonderful, intimate venue use this link: Finally we check in with Rachel Weldon, who heads up the local arts promoting organization Debaser. This group does an amazing job of bringing to Ottawa truly diverse and alternative artistic endeavours and a lot of great music. Debaser's quarterly Pique events - where they take over every space in the Arts Court building and bring them to life with music, visual arts, dance, panel discussions, etc. - is not to be missed! Today we talk to Rachel about a very special and important fundraiser that Debaser is producing to help support efforts to stop a new jail from being built in Kemptville. Rachel tells us why this cause is important to Debaser and about the artists being featured in the benefit concert. For more information on the benefit use this link: ' For more information about upcoming Debaser events use this link: For more information on this story and a very strong opinion piece from the Ottawa Citizen, use these links: Thanks for listening to the Guest List today. Get out and see some live music if you can... And please support CKCU-FM by making a contribution to our annual public funding drive using the DONATE link on this page! Take care out there.
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