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Monday Special Blend
Monday June 3rd, 2019 with Trish Bolechowsky and Joel Elliot
Chat with Benjamin Dakota Rogers touring through from Hamilton, chat by phone with CBC's Alan Neal about Random Play, Cody Allen and Matthew Barber play Pressed Cafe, chat with Rob Dickson touring through from Whitehorse, plus Charlotte Cornfield, Jon Hyn

The Brew Theme Song
Maxim Banjoman Cossette - s/t Canadian
Charlotte Cornfield - The Shape of Your Name Canadian New

Lydia Persaud & Charlotte Cornfield
NAC Fourth Stage on Thursday, June 13, 2019 at 8:30 PM
Tickets: $19

Lydia Persaud
Better by Now
Benjamin Dakota Rogers - Better by Now Canadian New
We chat by phone with Benjamin Dakota Rogers around 7:15 am

Benjamin Dakota Rogers is coming into Ottawa on June 5th, playing at The Rainbow Bistro
Benjamin Dakota Rogers - Better By Now Canadian New

Just after 7:30 we have a quick chat with Alan Neal who is the creater and MC of Random Play event for Writersfest this Thursday, June 6th
It features Kathleen Edwards, Basia Bulat, Tim Wilson, KoboTown and Lydia Ainsworth, all playing tunes that came up at random on my iPod. It's a very fun event that's a fundraiser for children's literacy programs...
More details here

What is Random Play, you ask? Quite literally, it's the result of Alan Neal, host of CBC's All in a Day, putting his iPod on "random" to select music from his playlist of nearly 18,000 songs.

He writes down the first 10 songs that come up and finds out everything that he can about how those songs came to be. He then brings those songwriters to the stage for Random Play, a special event where musicians explain and perform their songs.

The result is a wonderful and bizarre combination of live performance and musical discovery, tied together with Alan's love for lyrical analysis and archival research. Plus, some of the strangest cover tunes you'll ever hear.

This year's Random Play artists include:

Lydia Ainsworth
Basia Bulat
Kathleen Edwards
Kobo Town
Tom Wilson

Random Play is taking place Thursday, June 6 at 7 p.m. at Christ Church. For tickets and more information on this Ottawa International Writers' Fest event, click here: Tickets range from $50 for members of the general public to free for Writers' Fest members.
All proceeds from this event will support children's literacy programs in the region.
Diamonds Cutting Diamonds
Lydia Ainsworth - Phantom Forest
When Jonas Saw The Light
Kobo Town - Where The Galleon Sank Canadian
Never Let You Go
Cody Allen - s/t Canadian
at about 7:50am we chat with Cody Allen

Matthew Barber and Cody Allen at Pressed
Friday, June 7, 2019 at 8 PM – 11 PM
8 pm, $20 in advance via
Back To You
Matthew Barber - Phase Of The Moon Canadian
Holding Steady
Rob Dickson - Looking Through Your Window Canadian

At around 8:15 we chat with Rob Dickson

So Sorry put out Rob Dickson's most recent album in the fall of 2018. He's coming through Ottawa for a house show on June 5th

A good old fashioned house concert Wednesday June 5th, featuring solo performances by songwriters Rob Dickson (Whitehorse) and Jon Hynes (Ottawa).
Address: Ella's House, 197 Latchford Road, Ottawa, Ontario K1Z 5W1

Doors open at 7:30 pm and music will start at 8:00 pm.

All ages welcome, some nibbles provided, and feel free to bring your own beverages.
12$ per adult, $15 at the door, (kids for free:)
City Life
Rob Dickson - Looking Through Your Window Canadian
Add a Little Danger
Jon Hynes - Cardinal Giant Canadian
If We Never Meet Again This Side Of Heaven
Leon Redbone - Double Time Canadian

Leon Redbone (born Dickran Gobalian, August 26, 1949 – May 30, 2019)
Leon Redbone Performs "If We Never Meet Again This Side Of Heaven"
Traditional: Arranged By Leon Redbone

Leon Redbone: Vocals, Guitar, & Throat Tromnet

Beachy Thompson: Background Whistling
With Background Vocals By: The Dixie Hummingbirds, which consists of Ira Tucker Sr., James Walker., James Davis and Beachy Thompson.
Interactive CKCU