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Monday Special Blend
Monday July 23rd, 2018 with Trish Bolechowsky and Joel Elliot
After 7:30 am we chat about Uproar Fest - get the scoop on this new festival! Music by Roxanne Potvin, Rachel Beck, Danah-Lee, Ali McCormick, The LYNNeS, Outside I'm a Giant, John Ian, Jesse Daniel Smith, Shanneyganock, Marutyri, Campbell Woods

The Brew Theme Song
Maxim Banjoman Cossette - s/t Canadian
I Know it's Good
Roxanne Potvin - ALL IT WAS (EP) Canadian New

09/21 EP RELEASE SHOW Live on Elgin, Ottawa, ON with a full band
Hearts on Fire
Rachel Beck - Reckless Heart Canadian
Broken Pieces (Do You Love Me Anymore​?​)
Danah-Lee Kreiger - The Post Concussion Syndrome Canadian

Songwriter's Showcase w/Danah-Lee Krieger & Jon Park-Wheeler
Batstone's Northern Ramble, Renfrew
Saturday, July 28th

Then Thursday, August 2nd
Laura Gagnon & Danah-Lee
6 pm at the Rainbow Bistro, $10 at the door
After 7:30 am Alli Harris is coming in to the studio to talk about Uproar fest at 7:30
with Monica Bradford-Lee and Caterina Fiorindi

"Founded from a desire to see more female voices on stage, UPROAR is a new festival that will showcase female-identifying artists of all kinds. From theatre, music & dance to fine art, poetry and more -- our goal is to raise up our fellow female creators, and keep these important voices singing loud and proud."

UPROAR FESTIVAL FUNDRAISER: August 11, 2018 | Black Squirrel Books & Espresso Bar
an evening of art, music, and fun to raise funds to launch the inaugural UPROAR Festival in Summer 2019.
WHEN: Saturday August 11th, 2018. Doors open at 9:30 PM.
TICKETS: Pay What You Can (suggested $20). Available at the door.
VENUE: Black Squirrel Books. 1073 Bank St, Ottawa ON
Calgary Goodbye
Ali McCormick - That Place You Know Canadian

Ali is touring out west. She plays the Twin Butte General Store on Thursday, July 26th and then heads up to play at the Sasquatch Gathering, at Metis Crossing in Smokey Lake, 1.5 hours northeast of Edmonton.
Heartbreak Song for the Radio
The LYNNeS - Heartbreak Song for the Radio Canadian

Fri., Sept 28th at The Neat Cafe, Burnstown
Sat., Sept 29th at The Black Sheep Inn
Fishing with Jim
Outside I'm a Giant - Point Comfort Canadian New

Tuesday, July 31st at 4 pm they play at The Record Centre
Let It Go
John Ian - s/t Canadian

John Ian is playing at The Bronson Centre, 211 Bronson, in Room 103 at 8:15 pm on Tuesday, July 24th
Basic Truths
Jesse Daniel Smith - Pretty Breakup Songs Canadian

Wednesday, early evening show at Pressed, 7 pm
The Shirt Tearing Boys

Shirt Tearing Boys are Ann Downey, bass; Sally Robinson, accordion and clarinet; Fred Guignion, lap steel and dobro; Charlie Sohmer, guitar; Corky Kealey, drums; and George Laing, fiddle and harmonica.
Doors will open at 7:00.
Cover is $10.


Direct from St John's Newfoundland, the amazing SHANNEYGANOCK! One of Newfoundland's greatest folk bands will be playing here at The Cross On Elgin, Wednesday July 25th at 8pm, with a special guest performance from Brandy N' Port!
Limited tickets available for $25 each.
Tickets can be purchased in person at The Cross or via etransfer. If you opt for etransfer to reserve your tickets please include your full name in the description and use the security question: band, with the answer: shanneyganock. You can send your etransfer to and we will have your tickets ready for you at the door the night of the show.
Home Boys Home
Shanneyganock - Rockin' On The Water Canadian
The Rise
Marutyri - Creation Of The Invisible

An 8-member jazz/fusion band from Rotterdam, Netherlands, on tour in Canada.

They play at the Avant Garde Bar on Wednesday, July 25th and at the Mercury Lounge on Thursday, July 26th
Picture of You
Campbell Woods - s/t Canadian New

Winner of Folk Music Ontario's “Songs From The Heart” award in the roots category
Recorded at Banff Centre's Luscar Studio, 2018
released July 19, 2018

"You’ve heard it all before, but not like this."
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