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Monday Special Blend

Monday Special Blend
Monday May 13th, 2019 with Trish Bolechowsky and Joel Elliot
We chat with Mike T. Kerr after the 8 am news (@ Bar Robo May 18). Music from Scott Nolan, Catherine MacLellan, Harea Band, The Peptides, Old Time Honey, Sam Kruger and Caribou Run

The Brew Theme Song
Maxim Banjoman Cossette - s/t Canadian
Manitoba Skyline
Scott Nolan - s/t Canadian New
Recorded live off the floor Scott Nolan with Cory Wolchuk on piano, video shot in one take through Charleswood, Manitoba

https://youtu.be/vmygr08ruEk

http://scottnolan.ca/band.html

Saturday, June 15, 2019 Lynne Hanson and Scott Nolan at The Black Sheep Inn
Out of Time
Catherine MacLellan - Coyote Canadian New
https://soundcloud.com/catherinemaclellan/out-of-time/s-VD3RR

From a new album to be released this fall


www.catherinemaclellan.com
Please Hold
Harea Band - s/t Canadian
https://hareaband.com/

https://hareaband.bandcamp.com/track/please-hold

Music.Art.Ppl, Harea Band, and Babylon Nightclub team up once again to throw a spring dance party!

M.A.P. and Harea Band are collaborating for their second time to bring together the region’s best bands, DJs, and artists for a spring themed party at Babylon Nightclub.

Riding on the coattails of the very successful “Holiday Boogie” back in December 2018, Harea Band and Music.Art.Ppl have announced the second installment of their event series entitled “Spring up, Get down.”

Spring up, Get down aims to celebrate springtime and warmth by bringing together different parts of the Ottawa arts scene to create an all-inclusive nightlife experience.

Harea Band, The Peptides, and Good Advice will be supplying live funk, pop, and soul music to keep the dancefloor hot and the good vibes high.

Music.Art.Ppl will transform the room in to a summer oasis, while also supplying a variety of DJs who will be spinning throughout the night.

Live painters will set up shop beside the dancefloor and will be using the night as inspiration to create a brand new art piece right in front of your eyes.

Chef LeRoy of Detroit Soul Food will be serving up hot food as well as some sweet ice cream treats courtesy of Holmespun Ice Cream.

Whatever blues the winter months brought your way, Spring up, Get Down is sure to bring some sunshine in to your life!

Facebook event: https://www.facebook.com/events/345363842988768/
Where: Babylon Nightclub
When: May 17, 8:30 pm-2:30 am
Price: $15 advanced, $20 at the door
We Fell In Love For The Very Last Time
The Peptides - Galápagos Vol. I
https://www.thepeptides.com/

https://youtu.be/LQwD9SmvWhs
Blue
Old Time Honey - Love songs for sick people Canadian
https://oldtimehoney.bandcamp.com/

https://www.oldtimehoney.com/

7:40 am - Aly Marguerite
Saturday, May 25th
Aly Marguerite at Irene's

Sam Kruger, Old Time Honey, Aaron Cockburn
Saturday, May 25
Time: 9:30 pm, At the door: $10
Irene's Pub, 885 Bank St. Ottawa ON

"Organic and raw, taking it back to the streets where good music began by defining their own cabaret, jug band and tin pan alley sound. This artistic resurrection is a merry rebellion, born on the streets of Montreal, in the form of sultry piano and banjo (Aly), upright bass (Tyler), rocking and reeling violin riffs (Olive), layered on top of nostalgic washboard beats (Valentina). Fans young and old agree, Old Time Honey’s soulful singing and danceable rhythms make for an unforgettable live music experience."
PTSD
Old Time Honey - Love songs for sick people Canadian
Bang Bang
Old Time Honey - s/t Canadian New
https://youtu.be/Ef98RueRExA
Baby Don't Worry
Sam Kruger - s/t Canadian
https://soundcloud.com/samkrugermusic

From London, Ontario

https://samkrugermusic.bandcamp.com/
"All Sick Again" EP will be released May 20, 2018

The EP “All Sick Again” is a collection of songs that go back as early as 2016 and up to 2018. It is filled with lyrics and song structures that blend drama and comedy. They follow themes of love, emotional manipulation, aging and overindulgence. Often based on, and then exaggerated from situations in the artists own life. This will be his first release since 2015's indie rocker, "Moving So Slow".
This album was partly produced by Aly Marguerite who arranged the vocals on I’m Your Man, Baby Don’t Worry and contributed to arrangements on All Sick Again.
I Ain't Sad & Lonely No More (I'm Just Sad)
Mike Kerr - Guitar Rags & Country Ballads Canadian
https://miketkerr.bandcamp.com/releases

"This album is dedicated to the fond memory of my grandmother, Rita (Whalen) Kerr"

https://miketkerr.com/music

Phone Interview with Mike Kerr at 8:10 am
Show at Bar Robo on Saturday, May 18th
Also with Caribou Run from Nova Scotia south shore, Mahone Bay.

Mike T. Kerr is a wild flatpicker and ambitious country songwriter of Canadian heritage and American citizenship. During his time at Berklee College of Music in Boston and in over 10 years of performing, he's lived his life through many historical and contemporary musical styles. Always curious to dig up not only a song's history, but the shape of the world at the time, Mike plays passionately and openly while interpreting the great guitar players of the past. A Danny Gatton lick or Django Reinhardt tune is never far from his fingertips.

"Mike is an incredibly engaging performer - present with the audience and entertaining as hell! He is truly a master guitar player - whether solo or in a band context, his playing is astonishing." - Matthew Smith, Managing Director, Club Passim (Cambridge, MA)

Born in Michigan and raised in Ontario, Quebec and Virginia, it's hard to pinpoint exactly where Mike is from. He hangs his hat at any given time in Halifax, Nashville, Toronto, or in whichever touring vehicle he's calling home.

"The first time I heard Mike Kerr play, it took me back to when I was first learning guitar and everything was new again. He floored me with his effortless, yet, razor-sharp playing. It shook up everything I thought I knew and has made me strive to be better ever since. I've started practicing my fingerpicking again because of Mike. Humble, charming and impossible to tire of, his playing and songwriting draw from multiple eras that will surely leave you impressed. You can tell in the first 30 seconds that he has an unbridled passion for guitar playing. A true gentleman." - William Prince

"Classic and simple and full of melancholy delivered with a grin. Danny Gatton meets Hank Snow. What more do you need?"
- Campbell Woods
Think My Radio's Broke
Mike Kerr - Guitar Rags & Country Ballads Canadian
Carney's Crossing
Caribou Run - Old Peninsula Canadian
https://caribourunband.bandcamp.com/

Caribou Run
The Band:
Drew Moores - Guitar/Vocals
Peter Visser - Bass Guitar
Danielle Noble - Keys/Vocals
Corey Thorpe - Lead Guitar/Vocals
Mike Brunelle - Trombone
Jonathan Barkhouse - Drums

https://www.caribourunband.com/
Money
Caribou Run - Old Peninsula Canadian
Intersections
Emie R. Roussel Trio - .
Emie R Roussel Trio – INTERSECTIONS
OLG Stage at 7:30PM
Ottawa Jazz Festival, Sunday June 23 @ 7:30pm, OLG Stage - Confederation Park

http://www.emierroussel.com/
Interactive CKCU