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Monday Special Blend
Monday April 16th, 2018 with Trish Bolechowsky and Joel Elliott
Brewed for you - Kitchen Orkestra, Ali McCormick, Sin and Swoon, Midnight Shine, Nick Sherman, Kimberly Sunstrum, Megative, Mark Fossen, Gunning and Cormier, Laura Gagnon, Kelsey Hayes, Rob Lutes, The Commotions

Theme Song for The Brew on CKCU
Maxim Banjoman Cossette - s/t Canadian
Asfalt Tango
Kitchen Orkestra - s/t

Kitchen Orchestra and The Backsliders at Live! On Elgin, Wed. April 18th, 8 pm, advance tickets are $15.93, at the door $20

Felix Mills, George Chenery, Hayley Ryerson, and Graham Mansfield have been uniting their collective backgrounds of celtic fiddling, bluegrass picking, jazz improvisation, and latin percussion as a band and wish to invite you to their very own version of a kitchen party! Their unique combination of fiddle, vocals, mandolin, upright bass, and percussion delight audiences to danceable expressions of world folk music.
Ali McCormick - That Place You Know Canadian New

First play!!!

New release April 14th, 2018

Saturday, May 12th at The Perth Tea Room, album release party, 7 pm
Venue: The Perth Tea Room, 23 Gore St. E., Perth, ON
Doors: 6:00pm | Show: 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Admission: $20

For dinner reservations, which guarantee your show tickets:
The Perth Tea Room, 613-267-3170
For “Show Only” tickets: Sue, 613-267-7902

band: Matthew Armitage (guitar, keys), Pascal Desgagné (pedal steel, mandolin), Laura Greenburg (bass)
Get Your Act Together
Sin and Swoon - Did I Turn the Oven Off? Canadian
Friday, April 27th at the NAC 4th Stage, Rob Lutes with Special Guests, Montreal Duo Sin and Swoon
Tickets are $15 in advance
Ain't That The Way
Sin and Swoon - Did I Turn the Oven Off? Canadian
Saturday, April 28th
Kevin Closs with Flying Horses opening
Tickets $30
Doors open at 7:30, show time is 8:00.
The welcome is warm, the beer (local) is cold, it’s worth the drive to Almonte!

Wed. March 28th here on The Brew we shared some of Kevin's music.
Heart of Gold (Cover)
Midnight Shine - Midnight Shine Canadian New

At Bluesfest last summer, on the bill the night Tom Petty played. Touring again this summer, no Ottawa dates at this point.

Adrian Sutherland (from Attawapiskat) – who is fluent in Mushkegowuk Cree, his native language – is a traditional knowledge keeper of his people, sings pow wow, participates in spring and fall harvests, and is a genuine example of someone who lives authentically. He is a father, grandfather, hard-working husband, and cultural leader, proud of who he is, and his home in the North. He is an inspiration to people all over the James Bay, and a true role model who brings hope to people in places where they sometimes have a hard time finding hope. From Attawapiskat

With Stan Louttit (born in Wemindji, Quebec and raised in Moose Factory, Ontario) and Zach Tomatuk (Moose Factory)
Sister Love
Midnight Shine - Midnight Shine Canadian New
Nick Sherman - Knives & Wildrice Canadian

Tickets available at Vertigo Records, both Compact Music Inc. locations and

Makerspace North on Saturday, April 21
250 City Centre Ave #216 Ottawa (up behind Art Is In Bakery, near Orange Gallery))
7 pm, $10 in advance

Line up: Nick Sherman, Jonathan Becker, Kimberly Sunstrum

Singer-songwriter Nick Sherman gives new meaning to “the voice in the wilderness,” or rather ,the voice from the wilderness. While he still calls his rural birthplace of Sioux Lookout home, Sherman spent much of his youth out on the land, moving between his hometown, the small First Nation community of Weagamow Lake, and his family’s trap line on North Caribou Lake.
Ghost Town
Nick Sherman - Knives & Wildrice Canadian
The Kid
Kimberly Sunstrum - s/t Canadian
One Day...All This Will Be Gone (Live Acoustic Version)
Megative - s/t Canadian New

They are playing a show at Babylon on Saturday, April 28th
The Brooklyn-based collective includes Canadian producer, Gus Van Go (Arkells, Whitehorse, Wintersleep – and of Montreal band, Me, Mom & Morgentaler) and Tim Fletcher of The Stills. April 3rd they released their new single, One Day… All This Will Be Gone, and are working on a full length set for release this Spring

Megative is a Brooklyn-based collective creating a dark and deep subterranean dub, heavily in uenced by the sounds coming out of the UK punk and reggae scene of the late 70’s. Fronted by Tim Fletcher (The Stills), alongside producers Gus van Go (Arkells, Whitehorse, Wintersleep), NYC producer-duo Like Minds, and featuring dancehall veteran Screechy Dan (Ruff Entry Crew).
Rocky Mountain Kiss
Mark Fossen - Restless Canadian New

April 13th release of Mark's first full length album.
Gunning & Cormier - Two Canadian

Dave Gunning and/et J.P. Cormier at the NAC
Tickets are $35 in advance at the NAC boxoffice or via TicketMaster with service charge.
April 22, 2018 @ National Arts Centre - The Studio (Ottawa, ON)
Door Time: 2:30 PM
Start Time: 3:00 PM

Dave Gunning and J.P. Cormier, both individually celebrated and critically acclaimed are teamed up together on their new recording called 'two'.
Two. Two guitars, two voices. Two of the most exceptional singer-songwriters to ever rise from the East Coast. Two old friends, but making their first album together.

Gunning & Cormier - something magical is happening with the two of them on stage. It's as real as it gets, two friends, brothers, uncompromising performers, making the music of their lives. There couldn't be a better time to discover the power of Two.

Girls to the Front, Monday, April 16th at Irene's Pub, 885 Bank St. Ottawa starting at 8 pm. By donation
Julie Corrigan hosts this monthly song circle. This month Laura Gagnon and Kelsey Hayes join Julie.
Walk in the Dark
Rob Lutes - Walk in the Dark Canadian New

Friday, April 27th at the NAC 4th Stage, Rob Lutes with Special Guests, Montreal Duo Sin and Swoon

The Commotions Live at Babylon Nightclub, 317 Bank St. Ottawa

Friday, April 20th at 7:30 pm, tickets $10 via eventbrite
Interactive CKCU
Mike Mercer
Hey Trish & Joey have a good show!:)))))))

9:55 PM, April 15th, 2018
Shellley Ann Morris
Hi Trish Just want to thank you for letting us know that the Durham County Poets were coming to the Black Sheep Inn last Saturday — some high school friends and I went to see them and they put on an incredible show! Always a good time and lots of good music.

6:56 AM, April 16th, 2018
Trish Bolechowsky (host)
Great to hear you got to hear them Shelley Ann!! They do put on a great show.

7:03 AM, April 16th, 2018