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Monday Special Blend
Monday February 24th, 2020 with Trish Bolechowsky & Joel Elliott
Phone interview Catriona Sturton, then a phone interview with Cathy Jordan from iconic Irish folk band, Dervish, then Robb Kerr playing live in the studio plus music from Jenn Grant, Libby Rodenbough and Year of Glad

The Brew Theme Song
Maxim Banjoman Cossette - s/t Canadian
Robb Kerr - s/t Canadian
A little snippet of a song by Robb Kerr! He's playing soon!
Undone in Sorrow (Ola Belle Reed)
Libby Rodenbough - s/t
This is a cover of a song by Ola Belle Reed - a pioneer in banjo and Appalachian music. 1916 - 2002

There is a double bill coming up at the NAC Fridays at the Fourth
Catriona Sturton at the NAC on Feb. 28th with North Carolina's Libby Rodenbough
Tickets are $17,

At 7:15 am Catriona is calling in, perhaps Libby also on the other line.

Libby Rodenbough
Libby Rodenbough is a songwriter and violin player from North Carolina. Having learned violin within the confines of Suzuki classical study, she left those shores for the open water of improvisation (augmented by fragments of old time and other traditional fiddle styles picked up along the way) in early adulthood.
Libby Rodenbough is the fiddler for Mipso, a quartet of 'renegade traditionalists' based in Chapel Hill, North Carolina
Calling From My Pants
Catriona Sturton - Heavy Weather Canadian
The Boys of Summer
Jenn Grant - Reimagine EP Canadian New
"The Boys of Summer" is a song released in 1984 by Eagles vocalist and drummer Don Henley

Jenn Grant, with Don Brownrigg, at the NAC Babs Asper Theatre on February 28th
Jenn released her album Love, Inevitable last May. That album earned her four 2020 East Coast Music Award nominations.
This is Jenn’s first Ottawa concert since the release. But wait, there's more!
Jenn released an EP on February 21st – as a companion piece to Love, Inevitable. The EP features some new originals (The Party – which was released just ahead of the Holidays – and Happy Birthday, Baby which came out last Friday), an acoustic version of her single Raven, and a stunning cover of Don Henley’s Boys of Summer.
Tickets are $30 - $40
Raven (Acoustic)
Jenn Grant - Reimagine EP Canadian New
This is an acoustic version of her single Raven from her previous release, Love, Inevitable, which came out in MAy 2019.
What: Renée Landry at Irene's Pub w/ special guest Danielle Allard
When: Friday, February 28th at 9:30pm-12:30am
Tickets available on Eventbrite: $16.50 (Pre-Sale) or $20 (Door)

Renée Landry is back at Irene's Pub with her band The Cool, a 7 piece of Ottawa's finest soul/jazz musicians! If you loved "Back To Black - A Tribute To Amy Winehouse", you don't want to miss this!

RedFox has a new single release on the 25th. They filmed the video in the Brockville tunnel. They are playing ottawa at Live! on Elgin on Saturday, Feb. 29th


Life and Death Drawing - !st Anniversary!
tunes and nudes w/ Unsociably High!
TONIGHT - Monday, February 24 @ 7:00pm
Arlington 5 - 5 Arlington st.
On Raglan Road (feat. Vince Gill)
Dervish - The Great Irish Song Book - Rounder Records

Dervish - by phone at 7:40 pm confirmed with Cathy Jordan
They were formed in 1989 and the band has been fronted by Cathy since 1991
Cathy Jordan (vocals, bones and bodhran) - Shane Mitchell (accordion) - Liam Kelly (flute, whistles) Michael Holmes (bouzouki) - Brian McDonagh (mandola, mandolin, bouzouki), Tom Morrow (fiddle, whistles)

Irish folk icons, Dervish, will be performing longtime favourites and new music from their latest album The Great Irish Songbook, (14th album, released April 2019), live in Ottawa at National Arts Centre
NAC, Sat. March 7th, 7:30 pm in the Babs Asper Theatre (approx. 900 seat theatre)
tickets start at $35

Last year, Dervish received a BBC Radio 2 Lifetime Achievement Award. Through the years, Dervish have toured the globe and shared stages with the likes of James Brown, Neil Young, and Sting, becoming the first Irish band ever to play Rock in Rio (the world's most massive music festival), and steadily making their name as one of the foremost purveyors of Irish folk music.

Dervish are based in Sligo, Ireland and have been around for nearly 30 years. The Great Irish Songbook features guests Steve Earle, Rhiannon Giddens, Vince Gill, Brendan Gleeson, Jamey Johnson, Kate Rusby, The SteelDrivers, Abigail Washburn, amongst others.
In assembling their lineup of featured guests, Dervish reached out to the many artists with whom they’ve bonded over a shared passion for Irish folk, then called on each musician to select their most cherished song within the genre. Their outreach drew such intense interest from musicians around the world, Dervish ended up generating nearly five albums’ worth of material in the process of making the album.
The Rocky Road To Dublin (feat. Brendan Gleeson)
Dervish - The Great Irish Song Book - Rounder Records
Molly Malone (feat. Imelda May)
Dervish - The Great Irish Song Book - Rounder Records
The Brew return after the BBC news
Sunday Champagne
Champagne Sundays - s/t Canadian

Champagne Sundays is an Ottawa based dream rock-folk girl group. Let their ethereal harmonies sweep you away.

Playing SAturday!

Champagne Sundays & The Frequencies
Saturday, February 29, 2020 at 8 PM
The Art House Café - 555 Somerset Street West
old growth
Year of Glad - old growth Canadian


Year of Glad is the brainchild of A.P. Bergeron; conceived in solitude but brought up with the help of a veritable village of collaborators. Together, Bergeron and his shifting band of cronies have carved out a truly otherworldly sound—a shared fever dream at the intersection of folk, jazz, doom, and psychedelia.

playing Saturday!

Year of Glad / Delta Will / Keturah
Saturday, February 29, 2020 at 8:30 PM
Black Squirrel Books & Espresso Bar - 1073 Bank St.
Interactive CKCU