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Monday Special Blend
Monday September 9th, 2019 with Trish Bolechowsky & Joel Elliott
A chat about renting in Ottawa plus Lots of music you can hear at Cityfolk this weekend

The Brew Theme Song
Maxim Banjoman Cossette - s/t Canadian
It's a Condo Now
Slo' Tom and The Handsome Devils - Down In A Goverment Town Canadian

We welcome Mike Mattiussi to The Brew
This is the first in a series of conversations about finding affordable rental accommodations in Ottawa
Mike takes us on his journey to find a one-bedroom apartment in the central core
The Lives of Others
Li'l Andy - All The Love Songs Lied To Us Canadian New
Pop Montreal calls Li’l Andy “Montreal’s best country songwriter today.” The Village Voice describes his music as “Roots-based Americana that actually deserves to be made”. In the past decade, he has released 5 albums, toured Canada extensively, and has been featured in the New York Times. His new album, All The Love Songs Lied To Us, will be released September 13, 2019.

Saturday, September 14
9:30 pm - 10:15 pm
Irene's Pub
All The Love Songs Lied To Us
Li'l Andy - All The Love Songs Lied To Us Canadian New
I'll Wait
The Strumbellas - Rattlesnake Canadian (watch for the ad at the start)

CityFolk, Thursday, September 12
9:15 pm - 10:30 pm
City Stage at Lansdowne
Winds Change
Orville Peck - Pony Canadian

Recorded on Gabriola Island, Pony is the debut recording of Orville Peck, released March 2019

Thursday, September 12
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
City Stage
All Hands
Tim Baker - Forever Overhead
Tim Baker, songwriter and lead vocalist from Hey Rosetta (caution ad at start)

Saturday, September 14
7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
City Stage

Sunday, September 15
4:45 pm - 5:45 pm
City Stage

Miranda Mulholland (Great Lake Swimmers, Belle Starr) and Andrew Penner (Sunparlour Players) are Harrow Fair

Sunday, September 15
8:30 pm - 9:30 pm
RavenLaw Stage

KJ & Jim met in Ottawa in 2017, and quickly realised their life's paths had finally taken the best turn yet.. the turn to each other! Brought together to play with other musicians, KJ & Jim's own musical journey had begun, and they soon decided to start their own project... Tulips & Devilships. With sweet, introspective & occasionally quirky tunes, vocals drive the Tulips & Devilships sound. You'll hear a variety of instruments at a T&D show including piano, guitar, ukulele & harmonica to name a few. T&D really love playing to an audience, and a lot of feedback speaks to how "fun" they are. With Tulips & Devilships being both musical partners and Life partners, their Love shines through their music both in their original songs, and in their choice of covers.

Playing TWICE at Marvest!

Friday, September 13
6:30 pm- 7:00 pm
The Papery

Friday, September 13
7:15 pm- 7:45 pm
Whole Health Pharmacy
For You
Mack & Ben - . Canadian

At the tender ages of 2 and 3, siblings Mackenzie and Ben began their musical partnership by yelling and enthusiastically (but terribly) strumming along to the Rankin Family at their Papa’s kitchen table. From there the two only grew closer and more musically in sync. Mackenzie, a Bachelor of Music graduate, brings soulful melodies and sweet, heartfelt lyrics to the group, while the multitalented Ben, pulls beautiful rhythms and complex harmonies out of his guitar, keyboard, and voice, to compliment them perfectly. Joined by a handful of incredible musicians, Mack & Ben is a tight and groovy soul/pop band, that means business. Since their debut show in June 2018, the band has had a fantastic Summer with performances at Ottawa Jazzfest, Ottawa Bluesfest All Star Blues Revue, and Westboro Fuse Festival, and have now taken to the studio to record their debut release scheduled for Fall 2019.

Playing at Marvest!

Friday, September 13
10:30 pm- 11:15 pm
Irene's Pub

A Cityfolk Street Party @Irene's Pub, 855 Bank St
9:30 to 11:55 Friday
Mackenzie Rhythm Section and Mack & Ben

Cityfolk Street Party on Saturday features The Mayhemingways, Amos the Transparent, and Li'l Andy
Whatever You Need
Allison Rose - . Canadian

Alison Rose is an Ottawa based singer-songwriter, creating indie pop-rock at its finest. Either from a story or a real life event, her songs are always real and relatable. She draws influence from artists like Regina Spektor, Florence and the Machine, and Feist. This Summer, Rose put out her second full-length album “Golden”. In addition to writing and producing all of the songs on the album, Rose performed most of the instrumentation on the album herself.

Alison Rose will be performing a close and personal solo set.

Playing TWICE at Marvest!

Friday, September 13
6:00 pm- 6:30 pm
Whole Health Pharmacy

Friday, September 13
7:30 pm- 8:00 pm
The Papery
Larry's Favourite
Anna Ludlow - . Canadian


From Antigonish, Nova Scotia, Anna Ludlow has played her fiddle to captivated audiences throughout North America and Europe for over twenty years. Having collaborated with some of Canada’s most renowned artists, in 2005 she became the principal fiddler for the Juno nominated critically acclaimed production DRUM and has just finished a 15 month run with the hit and award-winning show ‘COME FROM AWAY’ the Toronto production. Outside of theatre work Anna is influenced by her working-class Celtic ancestry, and fuses the traditional Cape Breton music of the Scottish Gàidhealtachd with a modern percussive vibe. This multi-instrumentalist, vocalist, and song-writer uses her dynamic performances to give listeners a modern taste of history and culture. She is a successful solo artist singer/songwriter and you might see her playing her fiddle on stage with artist of all kinds. Nominated for an East Coast Music Award and Music Nova Scotia Award for her first album Reel to Reel,
Her second album ‘Wherever You Go’ just released, is the life story put to music. Her career has taken her all over the globe and the essence of that journey flows through the tunes and songs of this album. Her playing is amazingly clear and fresh. Her heart and soul comes through in her passionate delivery of every note. You won’t be able to sit down during her show!

Playing at Marvest!

Friday, September 13
10:00 pm- 10:45 pm
Cabana's Kitchen
Interactive CKCU
Mike Mercer
We need to offer our thoughts & prayers for our dear friend Laurie-Ann Copple because she's been diagnosed with inflammatory breast cancer if you haven't checked out Facebook like I have over the weekend your'e gonna need to okay very important bigtime.

8:13 AM, September 9th, 2019
Trish Bolechowsky (host)
Thanks Mike. I didn't know.

8:27 AM, September 9th, 2019