Featuring some of the most respected musicians in island trad, Kelly Russell & The Planks are gearing up for a return to live performance in the summer of 2017. Russell sat down with The Herald to talk trad lineage, the addition of an exciting new member and Newfoundland music across
Country music legend Lorrie Morgan returns to this province for an intimate evening of spine-tingling storytelling and soul-touching performances
Lorrie Morgan opens with the words every Newfoundlander loves to hear; “I love it there! I love the food there especially,” she shares with a laugh.
The sultry country songstress,
Manitoba’s Red Moon Road are one of Canadian folk music’s most dynamic and promising up-incoming attractions. The powerhouse three-piece of Daniel Jordan, Sheena Rattai and Daniel Peloquin-Hopfner put music fans coast to coast on notice with their sublime 2015 third studio album Sorrows and Glories. In the midst of their debut
Kings of west coast punk, Daggermouth ended their self-imposed hiatus in 2017. Now fans in St. John’s can experience their frantic live show for the very first time this August.
Vancouver punk titans Daggermouth enjoyed a four year run as one of the most electric and unapologetically infectious touring
Singer-songwriter, producer and director, the ever-versatile fan favourite Ian Foster returns with his timely new record Sleeper Years
Take me through the writing process for Sleeper Years. What grabs you, thematically or otherwise, these days?
For me it always ends up being the culmination of a couple
Decorated Canadian singer-songwriter Basia Bulat returns to Newfoundland for a lengthy cross-island tour this April.
Q: Coming off of two very successful and well received studio albums, do you find mounted pressure to achieve a certain level of songwriting or success?
A: I don’t really think of it that