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Monday Special Blend
Monday October 29th, 2018 with Trish Bolechowsky and Joel Elliot
FUNDING DRIVE!! Chats with Margaret MacDonald about People, Words & Change comedy night, Will Pearl - the Rideau Roots music series, The Young Novelists plus music from Sara Bareilles, The Wooly Mammoth Project, Blakdenim, Rob Lutes, John Allaire, Terry M

The Brew on CKCU
Maxim Banjoman Cossette - s/t Canadian
Sara Bareilles - Armour New Released Oct. 25, 2018, first single off the new album, Armour, out in 2019

At 7:15 we speak with Margaret MacDonald about the November 9th event to celebrate the 40th anniversary of People, Words & Change with Yuk Yuk's Ottawa comedian Don Kelly and CBC Radio One's Doug Hempstead as emcee. Entertainment, finger food, a cash bar, and a silent auction!
7 pm, tickets $40
Heartwood House
400 McArthur Avenue

People, Words & Change helps adults in the Ottawa region to improve essential skills in English reading and writing, everyday math and basic computer skills. Tutoring is provided free of charge on a one-on-one basis by volunteer tutors. Tutors help adult learners meet their individual goals such as working toward employment, educational upgrading and mastering practical life skills.
Peanut Butter
The Wooly Mammoth Project - Independent Thought Alarm Canadian

Richard Michels and Renée

Playing Babylon on Friday, Nov. 16th
10 pm. Tickets are $8 in advance, $10 at the door
Feat. Kimberly Sunstrum and Long Range Hustle

Bass: Karl Acelin
Guitar: Garrett Warner
Drums: Sacha Nagy
Trumpet: Eric Littlewood
Trumpet: Andrew Knox
Saxophone: Gabriel Paul
Picture This
John Allaire - Songs of Solitude Canadian

After 7:30 we are joined in the Studio by Will Pearl, founder and Artistic Director of the Rideau Roots Series

Rideau Roots Concert Series
Trinity United Church
6656 Rideau Valley Dr S, Kars, Ontario

$25 each show or $40 for both

Friday, Nov. 16th, 8 pm (doors at 7:30 pm)
Bringing together the best of the three local river valleys this evening is a celebration of songwriting. Songwriters move us, and this trio of storytellers are bound to catch your attention.

From the Rideau Valley, John Allaire is easily one of Canada’s top independent songwriters. Among his many accolades John has won the American Songwriters’ Association award in Nashville for best lyricist. His storytelling and quick wit make him a perennial festival favourite and a stalwart club-land institution.

From the Gatineau Valley via Wakefield the clear eyed clairvoyant Birdie Whyte will sing you songs guaranteed to inoculate you against the any morning blues. Next to horses songwriting is Birdie’s passion and her voice lends an aching depth to the simple country lyrics she lays down.

From the Upper Ottawa Valley Terry McLeish has been described as “a Canadian songwriter whose songs and music poignantly capture the lives of cowboys, Ottawa Valley loggers, misfits and as well, the trials, humor and pathos of everyday life.”

8:00 PM - Rob Lutes in Concert - Friday, December 7th

Rob Lutes is a soulful singer-songwriter from Montreal with an ever-growing collection of literate, moving meditations on life and love. On his seventh album, Walk in the Dark, he does what he has done for years: kicks up a little dust, wades into some deep waters and tackles the realities of the world with wisdom and some mean guitar work. “As a genuine wordsmith, Rob’s songs are put over with powerful literary skill, and the album benefits from careful listening to really grasp that skill…superbly produced and with a vocal quality that reaches out and draws you into the songs.” – Blues n Roots Radio

“Lutes is a fine roots/blues writer, one of those gems you find
by chance as you’re going through a town and he’s going
through a town and you just want a beer and he gives
you the show of the year.”
– Bob Mersereau,
“For me, Rob Lutes was one of the festival highlights. His
unique style, superb musicianship and his rapport with the
audience came through loud and clear. A thorough
professional, Rob deserves wide recognition as one of
Canada’s best musical assets. ”
– Mike Hill, AD, Mariposa Folk Festival from 2016
Walk in the Dark
Rob Lutes - Walk in the Dark Canadian
Back to the Hard Times
The Young Novelists - in city & country Canadian
After 8 am we speak with Graydon James and Laura Spink of The Young Novelists, who are based in Toronto.

Saturday, November 3rd they are at The Black Sheep Inn, Wakefield, Quebec
Music at 8:30 pm, tickets $15 adv/$20 door
Get tickets at:
Come Round Again
The Young Novelists - in city & country Canadian
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8:13 AM, October 29th, 2018