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Ure enjoyed particular success in the 1970s and 1980s in bands including Slik, Thin Lizzy, Rich Kids, and Visage, and most notably as frontman of Ultravox. In 1984, Ure co-wrote and produced the charity single "Do They Know It's Christmas?", which has sold 3.7 million copies in the UK. The song is the second highest selling single in UK chart history. Ure co-organised Band Aid, Live Aid and Live 8 with Bob Geldof. Ure acts as trustee for the charity, and serves as ambassador for Save the Children. Buy Tickets
Fortunate Ones (Newfoundland) are Andrew James O'Brien and Catherine Allan. Their earnest blend of acoustic folk/pop and roots, bare-bones arrangements and delicately precise harmony allows for the intimate musical conversations that make their performances so special. Buy Tickets
Juno Winner and @blacksheep_inn favourite
Erik et. al.: a folk-rock band from Montreal:
John:alternative, experimental, folk, indie, rock, songwriter group from Montreal, Quebec. Buy Tickets
country, folk singer-songwriter, world, folk-rock
heave away / haul away Buy Tickets
American solo rock artist Buy Tickets
Jack: part-yesterday and part-today -- traditional folk with a wakeful heart.
Trevor: “Alguire has depth and breadth found in few artists on the current music scene” - Music News Nashville Buy Tickets
a rare talent for lyrics, and a compelling voice to deliver them...great stories, fine melodies, a wicked sense of humour.
Rock & Blues
Paul & John Fenton - guitars, Neal Ford Sundet - vocals, Steve J Mash - bass and Uncle Bob Cabana - drums
Show starts with Q&A slideshow with renowned
Rock & Roll Photographer John Robert Rowlands:
(BEATLES, STONES, BOWIE, BONE... ) Buy Tickets
Kevin: "...a set of glowing acoustic pop gems....brimming with feeling, basking in the fresh new light of Fox's playing and arrangements." -The Chronicle Herald (Halifax, NS)
Darelle: Singer/songwriter Buy Tickets
Chamber Theatre Hintonburg is Hintonburg's local theatre company, dedicated to producing challenging plays in unconventional spaces in Ottawa. Our unique brand of up-close-and-personal experiential theatre has been drawing excited crowds Buy Tickets
Juno Winning Lynn Miles is one of Canada’s most accomplished singer/songwriters Buy Tickets
Alysha Winner of the 2013 Ibiza Music Video Festival Fan Choice Award!
"Bella Cat is the princess of soul " - Clyde Stubblefield. Buy Tickets
FB : TW Buy Tickets
energetic / distinct ambient indie to straight up Rock n' Roll Buy Tickets
alternative-folk Buy Tickets
in the house: Richard Page @richpagesax
and Erin has a Bus:
Loon: A nine piece synth-rock infusion blended with memorable hooks and melodies
Beams: Indie Folk Rock Buy Tickets
Bobby Watt is one of Canada's finest traditional singers, a Scottish-born master stonemason and ex-police scuba diver with a voice to melt the hardest heart.
Ottawa Writers Festival (http://writersfestival.org/) and Writers Festival Wakefield-LaPêche (http:/writersfete.com) present: The House of Anansi Poetry Bash with musical guest Mike Dubue, free event, everyone welcome
Children under 12 and students with ID 1/2 price at the door only.
Carol Anne says: Joni Mitchell songs interwoven with stories about her amazing life and perhaps a few originals I'm terrified, thrilled and exactatic. Jumping off the ledge into my dreams hope to see you all there.
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(former lead singer of Great Big Sea)
Scott Shea is a honed singer songwriter living on Canada’s west coast, the son of legendary guitarist Red Shea—known for his distinctive pick work and memorable leads for Gordon Lightfoot.
Shea's debut solo album, Let it Storm (2014), distills the richness of his own particular musical background. The songs were recorded in Austin, Texas, and produced by Gordie Johnson (Big Sugar) featuring Willie's sister Bobbie Nelson on keyboard.
Canadian Folk Music Awards
• English Songwriter of the Year
East Coast Music Awards
• Folk Recording of the Year
• Solo Recording of the Year Buy Tickets
folk, country and blues Buy Tickets
award-winning songwriter, Chris plays guitar, harmonium and dulcimer while adding her 'bell-like voice' and mischievous sense of humour to all her musical endeavours Buy Tickets
Patrick: Possibly the most powerful male singer-songwriter signed up to Searchlight this year. This guy has LUNGS. And LYRICS. For fans of Dan Mangan, Patrick Watson, and Bon Iver.
Touring New Album
Pop, Roots, Soul Buy Tickets
Kids under 12 1/2 price
Connecting local energy with global spirit through West African singing, drumming and dance. Buy Tickets
“Try listening without getting goosebumps” London Free Press Buy Tickets
Lynne: porch music with a little red dirt
Kris & Dee: Indie folk pop duo Buy Tickets
Pony: Art Rock
Original Soul Music
@blacksheep_inn favourites Buy Tickets
Original Soul Music
All ages, 1/2 price at the door for kids and full-time students with ID Buy Tickets
experimental pop, slowcore, noise rock Buy Tickets
I n the span of five fast-paced years Toronto’s The Young Novelists have won a Galaxie Rising Star award and been nominated for two Colleen Peterson songwriting awards. Buy Tickets
Nashville: Americana/Country/Folk Rock/Folk Buy Tickets
Leroy: “Roots Solo Recording of the Year” at the 2013 Western Canadian Music Awards.
Dennis (PEI) Alt-country, Americana, Folk Buy Tickets
Midsummer party with a blacksheep favourite son Buy Tickets
Harea: acoustic pop soul
Monday: Pop marinaded in jazz, blues and soul. Buy Tickets