Sherman’s radio-friendly brand of upbeat folk/pop has always appealed to a large demographic. His album “The Sun In Your Eyes”, recorded with his band The Ambiguous Case, was awarded MusicNL’s ‘Pop/Rock Recording of the Year’ and earned him Newfoundland and Labrador’s ‘SOCAN Songwriter of the Year’ distinction as well as an ECMA nomination for Group Recording of the Year.
Musically, TTH is reminiscent of the 90’s Alt-Rock bands they grew up listening to. Lyrically, at the root of every song is a passionate exploration of the things that make us all human. Whether good or bad, they’re the things that make us who we are: heartache, longing, society in the modern age, dreams, and family. Through comedic videos, social media hi-jinks, blogs, unexpected wardrobe, late night sandwich stands at music festivals, amusing acceptance speeches, and interviews, the band has earned a reputation for making people laugh.
To suggest that Steve Poltz isn’t normal is about as safe a statement as one could make. You would basically require the powers of the Hubble space telescope to locate Steve Poltz from any region of normalcy. For music fans on both sides of the equator, this is a very good thing. Poltz is regarded as one of the most talented and prolific songwriters of our time and his live shows are unforgettable!
Nearly 4 years after the release of ‘City Ghosts’, The Modern Grass is back on the scene with their fourth studio album, ‘Payday’. Produced by award-winning duo Tom Terrell and Karl Falkenham. Featuring Terrell’s clever and down-home songwriting as well as unique renditions and twisted interpretations of folk, country, gospel, blues and old time classics.
Dennis Ellsworth writes around life experience and emotion in a poetic way, full of imagery, and classic melody, sung in a rich, confident voice. Ellsworth beat out Dylan Menzie and Mark Skinner a.k.a. Lonely Kid, Lennie Gallant, Meaghan Blanchard and Rachel Beck for PEI’s 2019 SOCAN Songwriter of the Year award, for his song She’s Never Wrong.
Garrett Mason and J.G.Lutes find purpose in creating art. They’re taking it on the road to share with part of the country. Come hear ideas; some new, some old. Garrett Mason was raised in Truro, Nova Scotia by his mother Pam, and father, veteran Canadian Bluesman Dutch Mason. His path to become a blues musician started at a very early age; being surrounded by blues music, Garrett’s favorite tapes at 3 years old were Canned Heat and Buddy Rich. It’s a date night!
Multi award-winning singer-songwriter, Christina Martin, accompanied by guitarist/producer Dale Murray, return to The Union Street stage. “Impossible To Hold” won the 2018 Music Nova Scotia Award for Pop Recording of the Year, and is Martin’s sixth and strongest studio album, achieving a perfect balance between organic ambiance and impeccable production.
Terra Spencer released Other People’s Lives, in Jan. 2019, her own debut album of original songs. Terra’s songs are intimate stories woven with gentle fingerstyle guitar and gospel piano. Leanne Hoffman’s, work is a tribute to the magic of songwriting. The Halifax based singer-songwriter can lift words off a page and hearts out of their chests.
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