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Monday Special Blend

Monday Special Blend
Monday April 15th, 2019 with Trish Bolechowsky and Joel Elliot
Interview with Don Brownrigg just after 7 am, Superette CEO Mimi Lam & General Manager Bailey Cerson join us in the studio, then after 8 am Lili Rousakkis joins us

The Brew Theme Song
Maxim Banjoman Cossette - s/t Canadian
Take a Rest
Don Brownrigg - Fireworks Canadian New
Phone interview with Don Brownrigg at 7:15 am

https://www.donbrownrigg.ca/

East Coast songwriter Don Brownrigg's new album, Fireworks, produced by the incredibly talented Daniel Ledwell came out on February 22nd. It features the single “Bad Timing”. The song was added to SiriusXM's “North Americana’, CBC Music Top 20, Stingray “Adult Alternative” and syndicated on CBC Radio One.

He’ll celebrate the release of the album with an Ottawa stop on Thursday, April 18th at the NAC Fourth Stage (w/ Kim Harris).
Tickets are $15+$2+5.25 = $22.25, purchase in advance at the box office!
https://nac-cna.ca/en/event/20232

https://www1.ticketmaster.ca/don-brownrigg-kim-harris-ottawa-ontario-04-18-2019/event/31005552D9953E6F
With Kim Harris opening
https://kimharris.bandcamp.com/
http://kimharrismusic.ca/
Then she is at the Black Sheep Inn, Wakefield on the 18th, 19th, opening for Jenn Grant

THE NEW ALBUM, HIS FIRST IN 5 YEARS, FEATURES "BAD TIMING" AND COVER OF SUZANNE VEGA'S "TOM'S DINER"
Singer-Songwriter Don Brownrigg shares with the world his brand new album, Fireworks, his first new album in five years. The album features the CBC Music Top 20 charting song, "Bad Timing". Since his last album, he has traveled to China as a puppeteer, pursued a degree in Osteopathy, worked behind the scenes as a festival presenter, and fell in and out of love twice. These elements are what helped form the thematic foundation of the newest album.

“I had two big relationships in the writing of this and was at two opposite points of view in them," says Brownrigg. "In one relationship, I was the one stifling, clipping it, pushing away, closing myself in, and then I was the opposite the next time. So looking back at that, seeing the similarities, what I wanted from each one, what I had to give, but also the shitty things I did, or the good things I did, or the shitty things the other person might have done.”
Tom's Diner
Don Brownrigg - Fireworks Canadian New
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Show announcements:
Danny Van Sceney
Mavericks, Friday, April 19th
A high energy duo from Ottawa, Canada. DANNY VAN SCENEY combines the elements of fuzz octave bass, drums and rock/punk vocals.
Play short clip from Destroyer:
https://youtu.be/rpK38VoFqw0?t=10

Matthew Chaffey
9:00 PM on Thursday Apr. 18th
Black Squirrel Books & Espresso Bar, 1077 Bank St.
Price: $10


Gianna Lauren
8:00 PM on Saturday Apr. 20th
Irene's Pub, 885 Bank St.
Price: $15 at the door
Gianna Lauren (Halifax/Ottawa) is a project of atmosphere and warmth. Lush arrangements and measured vocals create a haunting ambiance. Full band show featuring hometown heroes Jeff Kingsbury (drums), Greggory Clark (bass), and Julien Dussault (guitar).
www.giannalauren.com

Richard Garvey w/ Brent + Gilles (hacks & buggies)
April 17 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
folk/singer-songwriter
https://www.facebook.com/events/966781333712611/
Ottawa friends! Richard's new album is ready! Join him at Pressed for the release party! with Hacks and Buggies.
Doors 7 pm / $10

Mikhail Laxton - Robo Residency
Wednesday, April 17th at 8 PM
Bar Robo (Chinatown), 692 Somerset St. W, Ottawa
https://mikhaillaxton.com
FREE Entry (Donations Encouraged)

Saturday, April 20, 2019 at 8 PM, Live on Elgin, 220 Elgin St, Ottawa, ON
Kyle Ivan - Tour With A Band
Featuring: Emma Lamontagne Music, Almyr Jules
$10 Advance (Online), $15 Door


Ken Tizzard, with his new album "A Good Dog is Lost" a collection of Ron Hynes Sings
Irene's Pub 885 Bank St. Ottawa
Wed., April 24, 2019
$15 at the door
With Ray Harris opening

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7:30 - in person Interview with Superette CEO Mimi Lam & General Manager Bailey Cerson

Grand Opening April 17!

Superette
1306 Wellington St W, Ottawa, ON

"The interior scheme at Superette is convenience store-meets-soda fountain. Pegboards propped with cannabis-adjacent products: vaporizers, pipes, papers, infusers, merch, and more are displayed throughout the store while cannabis can be ordered at the counter."

"Select buds are on display at central tables but printed menus list the entire inventory organized under the headings: indica, sativa, hybrid, and listed by brand. Prices are on par with the Ontario Cannabis Store ranging from $7.49 to $16.99 for a single gram."

"Aside from cannabis, find everything you need to start smoking, vaping, and/or baking. A wide variety of grinders, papers, pipes, storage solutions, and infusers stock the shelves."

Customers are greeted by security at the front doors and are required to present a valid ID before entering.

"And, while branded Superette merch is on display throughout the store, much of it can’t be sold alongside cannabis per provincial regulations. To score one of the sweet totes, t-shirts, or hats, you’ll have to rely on off-site pop-up shops to make a purchase."
source: https://www.leafly.ca/news/industry/superette-cannabis-store-ottawa

Sunday 11a.m.–7p.m.
Monday 10a.m.–9p.m.
Tuesday 10a.m.–9p.m.
Wednesday 10a.m.–9p.m.
Thursday 10a.m.–10p.m.
Friday (closed Good Friday) 10a.m.–10p.m.
Saturday 10a.m.–10p.m.
Absolution (Featuring Antoine Dufour)
Calum Graham - Thread of Creation Canadian New
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Lili Rousakkis - . Canadian
Lili Rousakkis in the studio for just after 8:00 am

Contemplating Love - A Graduation Recital

https://www.facebook.com/events/796623834030214/

Thursday, April 18, 2019 at 7:30 PM – 9 PM
Kailash Mital Theatre - Carleton University

Admission by Donation to MusiCounts

After five years in the Bachelor of Music program at Carleton University, Lili is ready to graduate!
Bachelor of Music in Musical Theatre Voice

This musical theatre program combines pieces from Lili's three favourite composers, Leonard Bernstein, Stephen Sondheim and Jason Robert Brown, with the theme of love and relationships.
Featuring Larry Tarof on the piano, and Axandre Lemours, tenor and Sam Robinson, soprano.
Admission is by donation to MusiCounts, an organization dedicated to keeping music education alive in Canada, and giving Canadian youth access to music education.
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Lili Rousakkis - . Canadian
https://georgianbay.bandcamp.com/track/stardust

New video released 11 Apr 2019
https://youtu.be/Miw6Osaa_Js
Better By Now
Benjamin Dakota Rogers - Better By Now Canadian New
"Better By Now" released April 5, 2019
Benjamin Dakota Rogers will be in Ottawa on Wednesday, June 5, 2019 at the Rainbow Bistro, 8:30 pm
tickets: $13.05 ($10.00 + $3.05 Fees)
https://www.ticketweb.ca/event/benjamin-dakota-rogers-rainbow-bistro-tickets/9185385

https://www.benjamindakotarogers.com/
https://youtu.be/O4mqNGvPJcM

https://www.legionofsaintsband.com/

Released 11 Apr 2019, first single off their upcoming EP entitled Killing The Silence. Killing The Silence releases digitally and physically on June 1st, 2019.

Legion of Saints is a four-piece independent alternative-rock band based out of Ottawa Ontario, Canada.
Bryce Atkinson - lead vocals, rhythm and lead guitar
Sebastian Bax - drums
Floro Bely Jr. - lead and rhythm guitar, backing vocals
Shawn Bowser - bass guitar
Grace
Calum Graham - Thread of Creation Canadian New
Jazz weather this morning features fingerstyle guitarist, Canadian Calum Graham with a brand new release

https://www.calumgraham.com/

At only 26 years old, Calum Graham has already enjoyed a career that would be the envy of most artists twice his age and was recently named one of the World’s Top 30 Guitarists under 30 by Acoustic Guitar Magazine. His signature playing style has enthralled millions of listeners on Youtube and Spotify which has led to tours across America, Europe, and China.

Calum plays both the Acoustic as well as the Harp Guitar in his live set and his original melodies are guaranteed to pull at your heartstrings. His music embraces elements of folk, world, and blues – all built upon the foundation of the fingerstyle technique.

Born in British Columbia and raised in High River, Alberta, Graham’s musical journey first took flight when he began playing the guitar at the age of 13. Five years later in the summer of 2010, Graham attended the Canadian Guitar Festival and entered the prestigious Canadian Fingerstyle Guitar Competition. Impressed with his original compositions, the judges awarded Graham with a first place finish; a feat no other teenager has accomplished in the history of the festival. The clip of his winning performance has now generated almost 1 million hits on YouTube.
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