Laviolette brought a Country Parade and beaming smile

Cover photo: Maeve McCambridge Laviolette stepped to the mic last night and sang “There’s no use in trying to find me ‘cause you just did.” It’s the opening...

Bahamas: a night of music and comedy

“I’m here to give you a semi-professional show’ Afie Jurvanen, commonly known as Bahamas, told the audience at the Meaford Hall as he stepped to the mic...

Joel Plaskett the Storyteller

There was a block party happening in Dartmouth tonight. Many of Joel Plaskett's friends were there:  Jenn Grant, Mo Kenney, and their DJ husbands.  But the Nova...

Rrampt Interviews: Jim Bryson

Photo: Remi Theriault There is so much good music happening in Canada right now, and one person who is at the top of my list of Canadian artists...

Man Machine Poem and Gord Downie’s Great Soul

I sat out on my deck over the weekend with my newly-acquired headphones on in the summer night air and let the new Hip album sink in....

Take me to the river: Leon Bridges, Sam Cooke, and Mark Twain

One of my favourite songs of all time is Sam Cooke’s A Change is Gonna Come. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wEBlaMOmKV4 So, when I first heard Leon Bridges sing The River, it was...