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energetic / distinct ambient indie to straight up Rock n' Roll Buy Tickets
Tractor will have you singing and dancing along to a recipe for fun times. Buy Tickets
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in the house: Richard Page @richpagesax
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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
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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.
JAMES: He sounds at times like a crankier Paul Simon, a deflowered Sam Cooke, or a less cryptic Cass McCombs. Buy Tickets
LAKE: Sonic landscapes of loss and longing, redemption and love.
AMANDA: Acoustic country/folk with a touch of bluegrass, best compared to Alison Krauss & Union Station. Buy Tickets
2015 JUNO Award Winner:
Roots /Trad Solo Album of the Year
Folk Music Awards
• English Songwriter of the Year
East Coast Music Awards
• Folk Recording of the Year
• Solo Recording of the Year Buy Tickets
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RED: "There's something special here... They're kicking rock in the @ss" -DJ Noah, Live 88.5fm, Music Director
BLAK: vanguard 8 piece hip-hop act that brings together clever lyricism and smooth vocal harmonies with a banging rhythm section and funkified horns.
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
Durham: Roots Blues
Sin: sounds of old-tyme country 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
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Kids under 12 1/2 price
Connecting local energy with global spirit through West African singing, drumming and dance. Buy Tickets
Josh Dolgin extraordinaire 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
Kisrten: singer-songwriter www.kirstenjones.com
Pony: Art Rock
Original Soul Music
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Original Soul Music
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experimental pop, slowcore, noise rock Buy Tickets
Suuns + Jerusalem in my Heart: Back in November of 2012 Suuns and close friend Radwan Ghazi Moumneh of Jerusalem In My Heart spent a week in a Montreal studio creating a collaborative album pulling in their two distinct sounds into one set of fluid and trippy recordings. These songs were not heard live until over a year later at Pop Montreal in 2013 which jump started both sides’ efforts to finish this truly unique record.(due out April 2015) 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
Elvis is Water is a vibrant musical exploration of the birth of rock and roll,and a quest to understand the power of one man's song.Buy Tickets
Leroy: “Roots Solo Recording of the Year” at the 2013 Western Canadian Music Awards.
Dennis (PEI) Alt-country, Americana, Folk Buy Tickets
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Harea: acoustic pop soul
Monday: Pop marinaded in jazz, blues and soul. Buy Tickets
Dead: Indie, Rock, Power Fold
Orienteers: hypnotic space-folk
Still: rock n roll band Buy Tickets