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Monday Special Blend
Monday December 19th, 2016 with Trish Bolechowsky and Ka Charlton
All music show: Moore & McGregor, The Dead South, Graven, Peter Katz, The Artichoke Hearts, Amira's Grace, GrimFrost, Tara Holloway, The Split, The Honey Tongues, Winona Wilde, Tami Neilson, Danny Michel, Stephen Fearing

Holiday Concert by Kristine St-Pierre Trio A special holiday concert by Kristine St-Pierre with Ken Kanwisher and Vince Halfhide! Plus a few special guests :) Tuesday, Dec. 20th, Doors: 7pmm Concert: 7:30pm Pressed Cafe, 750 Gladstone Ave. Family & kids friendly. Space is limited. $10; kids under 12 are free. ******************************************************************************* The Rainbow Presents: A Winter Solstice With Mark Fossen Wednesday, Dec. 21, 8:30 pm The Rainbow Bistro is proud to present a warm Winters Solstice! Join Mark Fossen in a soiree of warm tunes, accompanied by the lovely Annie Martel! Along with Tina Ilene and Will Zorn! $10 cover at the door, starting the evening off at 830! Gather your friends, family and loved ones and warm your hearts with this incredibly talented lineup of music! ************************************************************************************** Petr Cancura & Friends Holiday Show Wednesday, Dec. 21st at 8:30 pm, Bar Robo, 692 Somerset St. W. Ottawa The time is here to celebrate! These fantastic musicians are going to take on the music of the holidays, some of which you will know, some of which you may not. You may be asked to sing along, and if you so desire, let your heart sing these songs over the solos and re-arrangements of this fine band! Petr Cancura - saxophones and mandolin Zak Frantz - alto saxophone Roddy Ellias - guitar John Geggie - bass Michel Delage - drums + Special guest Megan Jerome will sing a few songs ************************************************************************ Thursday, Dec. 22 at Bar Robo, 692 Somerset St. W. Ottawa The Ramblin' Valley Band are laying it down in Chinatown once more Hoping to catch all ya merry ramblers in the holiday spirit Tell your pals that's where they'll find you, wigglin' your booty like a bowl full of jelly on Thursday Dec 22nd Doors at 8, $10, 3 sets ************************************************************************ Lindsay Ferguson & Lora Bidner at The Blacksheep Inn, Wakefield, QC Thursday, Dec. 22nd, doors at 8 pm, show starts promptly at 8:30 pm Purchase 10$ tickets in advance at or pay at the door. ************************************************************************ Amira's Grace & Stephen Fuller LIVE at Pressed, 750 Gladstone Ave. Ottawa ON 8 pm. Friday, December 23rd ******************************************************************************** The Split Soul Christmas - The Split return to Live On Elgin for a special holiday concert, Friday Dec. 23, Full 7 piece band. 9 pm ***********************************************************************************
Dream With Me
Moore & McGregor - dream with me - Ivernia Records 2:53 Canadian New

Wendy Moore and Arthur McGregor
The South Wind / The Battle of Gencoe
Moore & McGregor - dream with me - 3:20 WEATHER Canadian New
The Dead South - Illusion & Doubt - 3:15 Canadian New

Illusion & Doubt was released November 19th, 2016
Everyman Needs a Chew
The Dead South - Illusion & Doubt - 3:16 Canadian
Locomotive Lifelight
Graven - Hometown Bringdown - 3:07 Canadian New

This is one of two advance tracks released a few days ago. Matty McKechnie, aka Graven.

The new album will be released February 2, 2017
Say Goodbye to the Year
Peter Katz - s/t - 3:56 Canadian New

March 11, 2017, he'll be back at The Black Sheep Inn
The South Wind / The Battle of Gencoe
Moore & McGregor - dream with me - WEATHER Canadian
Conquer Then Divide
The Artichoke Hearts - s/t - 3:04 Canadian New
The Artichoke Hearts end at 3:09 to cut out clapping

Caitlin Dolan - lead vocals, guitar
Kim Jackson - piano, vocals
Jessie Lyon - violin
Skeleton Pines
Amira's Grace - Number 5 - 2:31 Canadian

Amira's Grace & Stephen Fuller LIVE at Pressed, 8 pm. Friday, December 23rd, 750 Gladstone Ave. Ottawa ON
Vikings, Santa and Christmas
GrimFrost - . - 2.51

Vikings, Santa and Christmas from GrimFrost 2:51

Little Ghosts
Tara Holloway - Little Ghosts - in MT 3:57 Canadian

Girls to the Front Songwriters Circle
Featuring Tara Holloway & Cee Cote of Arms of the Girl
Monday December 19, 2016
no cover, PWYC event

Showcasing women in music from Ottawa and beyond each month performing in the round at Irene's Pub, 885 Bank St. Hosted by Julie Corrigan Sponsored by CKCU 93.1 FM, Red Leaf Music, and Ottawa Gig Posters
Leave the Light On
Arms of the Girl - Paper Copper Steel Canadian
I Can't Stand It
The Split - Can't Get Enough - in MT 4:30 Canadian

The Split Soul Christmas
Friday, December 23 at 9 PM at Live! on Elgin
Full 7 piece band.
The South Wind / The Battle of Gencoe
Moore & McGregor - dream with me - WEATHER
The Honey Tongues - Live at Monarch Studios - 5:02 Canadian New

Recorded completely live at Monarch Studios in East Vancouver, BC Canada.

Collective of 8 singer/songwriters who combine Americana Roots Grit and Indie Swing with Soulful Beat-boxin' Harmonies to create their own genre of "Swamp Opera" music.

releases July 11, 2017

Jen Davidson - vox / sax
Brendan Steele - vox / guitar / banjo
Marley Daemon Iredale - vox / accordion
Betty Supple - vox / mandolin
Logan Thackray - vox
Nathan "Earth" Turner - vox / upright bass
Jesse "Jessa" Thom - vox / drums
No Ash Will Burn
Winona Wilde - s/t, cover of a Walt Aldridge song - 4:04 Canadian New
Pop & Chips for the Apocalypse
Winona Wilde - s/t - 3:53 Canadian
Loco Mama
Tami Neilson - Don't Be Afraid - in MT 2:14 New

video published Dec. 12, 2016
24,000 Horses
Danny Michel - Khlebnikov - 3:57 Canadian New

"It’s not everyday I make a classical album, in the arctic...with my childhood pal...AND an astronaut, Chris Hadfield"
Put Your Money Where Your Mouth Is
Stephen Fearing - Every Soul’s A Sailor - 4:03 in MT Canadian New
Interactive CKCU
Mike Mercer
Hey Trish first of all to you a very Merry Trishmas!:} No I mean Merry Xmas!:}}}}} And Ka same to you Merry Xmas!:] By the way guess what Frosty the Snowman gave Texas? Very Cold! In fact wer'e under a freeze warning till 9AM Central time this morning but no snow here!:}

8:11 AM, December 19th, 2016
Trish Bolechowsky (host)
Hey Mike!! Sorry it's so cold but really, we thought you might be missing the weather up here so we're generously sharing!! Merry Xmas!!

8:15 AM, December 19th, 2016