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Friday Special Blend
Friday January 2nd, 2015 with Bob LeDrew

A walk through songs for a year past and a year to come. With some listener challenges to expand your musical world in 2015: #1 - Go to a venue you've never been to and see an artist you've never heard of. For tons of venues, check out the Ottawa Folk Music Events List at #2: Go to a music festival you've never been to before. Tons of Ontario festivals are listed at Folk Music Ontario ( #3: Find a song that speaks to you, raises your hackles, affects you in some way. Share it with your loved one, and talk about why it affects you as it does. My song: "Go into the night" by Gabrielle Papillon #4: Attend -- or HOST -- a house concert. Often listed on the OFME list or at, or contact Bob LeDrew for help hosting. ( or
I ain't ever givin' in.
Fred Eaglesmith - Falling Stars and Broken Hearts Canadian
Katherine Wheatley - Landed Canadian
Go into the night
Gabrielle Papillon - Little Bug Canadian New
Happy New Year
Lightnin' Hopkins - Midnight Blues
Heading out
Meredith Luce - October Canadian
Mascara de Esparanza
Quique Escamilla - 500 years of night Canadian New
New Years
Ohbijou - Beacons Canadian
The Man I am
Gregory Hoskins - Alone in the Mayor's House Canadian
In the arms of what will be
Rick Fines - Solar Powered Canadian