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Friday Special Blend
Friday May 13th, 2016 with Susan Johnston and Bob LeDrew
Erin Saoirse Adair

Erin Saoirse Adair releases "Gaslight" and Ottawa's music scene is blooming like tulips.
Mackerel Sky
Kris and Dee - A Great Long Game Canadian
Kris and Dee have summer dates planned, including a May 31st triple bill matinee of wonderful women musicians at the Black Sheep Inn: Kris and Dee, Lynne Hanson, and Kirsten Jones.
Model Railroad Town
Allison Brown - Stitches and Incisons Canadian
Southwestern Ontario's Allison Brown is on tour with her musical partner in crime Uncle Dan Henshall. They play Kaffé 1870 May 13, The Branch May 14, and Westport's The Cove Inn May 15.
Erin Saoirse Adair - Gaslight Canadian New
Until Nothing Mean
Erin Saoirse Adair - Gaslight Canadian New
Erin Saoirse Adair is a prolific, sometimes profane, always powerful musician. Her new EP Gaslight is an exploration of the phenomenon of "Gaslighting" (named after a vintage movie), and the dark places where abuse and assault occur. She joins us to chat about everything from songwriting to sexual assault and to give us a preview of her new disc.

Erin will release the CD at a full-band show at Pressed May 21. She'll be joined by her band Mike Essoudry, Nick Dyson, and Richard Page. Opening acts: Nine of Nine & Carmel and the Witness
Old Man Grant - Old Man Grant Canadian New
Ottawa / Toronto / Nashville-based band Old Man Grant have finally released a long-awaited CD. They will release the self-titled CD with opener Moonfruits at Live on Elgin this Sunday at 7:30.
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