Mandee released her first EP, Transformations, in November 2014. Based in Cornwall, she performs live in many locations in Eastern Ontario. Her music is sincere and her voice is warm and easy sounding.
Catch Mandee at the cafe in a solo acoustic show featuring her original music plus a few covers. Enjoy a tasty lunch or bakery goodie while you’re at it.
A sassy urban folk group based in Ottawa. The trio, Deb Landry, Allain Lalonde and D’Arcy McGuire, are known for their peppery shows bursting with soulful harmonizing and enduring beats, which are the essential ingredients inside these Bottle Hearts.
Come out and enjoy this show. It will be their last in a long while, and quite possibly their final show as a band. Come out and celebrate all the wonderful original music they have created together while you still can.
It’s hard to beat the harmonic intuition of sisters. Amy & Rachel Beck began singing together around the family piano in Montague, PEI. They now share their pop-tinged folk with audiences across Canada and beyond. The Beck sisters are celebrating the release of their multi award-nominated sophomore album, Run, produced by fellow Islander Tim Chaisson. A full listing of their Eastern Canadian Summer Tour dates can be found on their website (becksisters.com).
Maison Baguettes, 381 Montreal Rd. in Vanier on May 8th from 1 to 3 pm
Its “Pass the Hat” so no tickets are required.
It’s a sunny and bright cafe with wonderful bakery bread, treats, homemade soups and sandwiches. And now live music!
Jillian writes lyrics that listeners can relate to, but weaves in hints of mystery in each song. Her songs speak to a depth beyond her years as a songwriter. Her most intriguing quality stems from her unique and soothing voice that leaves audiences wanting more. She has been described as sounding “like a cross between Sarah McLachlan and Alanis Morissette” and yet still has a touch of something all her own.
Jillian just completed her final year at Carleton University to obtain a Bachelor of Music Honours degree. Her EP, titled Dreams, was released last summer. She’ll have copies with her so you can take home a little of her music.
Thursday, April 14th Ron Mills wraps up the Sounds Simple Series
At the Wellington Eatery, 1008 Wellington West, 7 to 9:30 pm
Ron Mills write songs, really good songs. His songs will have you chuckling, thinking about that someone special, or remembering when you were out for a walk in the valley.
Some of his songs are bluesy, some are folksy, some are a little on the country side, some are slow and wistful and some are light and lively. They’re all great. Oh yeah, and then there is his
He doesn’t have a CD out yet but he certainly has enough songs for one. There are rumours of an upcoming CD release but those rumour keep floating about, never settling down.
If you want to hear Ron’s music, and I promise you that you do, you’ll have to come out and hear it!
Howie Hooper at Maison Baguettes, 381 Montreal Rd.
Sunday, April 10th from 1 to 3 pm
Howie blends the sounds and rhythms of new country with the traditional country he grew up playing. With a deep voice and unique outlook, he offers you touching stories and memorable choruses that hit you squarely in the chest.
His CD “Past Due” is just that and after you hear him you’ll be waiting for its release so you can have your own copy!