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Tragedy Ann at Lottie's

 Thursday, May 23rd, 7 pm 

photo by Alem Lam

photo by Alem Lam

The award-winning music of Guelph folk duo Tragedy Ann inspires chills, provokes smiles, and reminds you to breathe. With the occasional nod to alt. blues and handshake with contemporary folk-rock, Liv Cazzola and Braden Phelan intertwine the storytelling power of Tom Waits with the musical nuance of Mandolin Orange, crafting something simultaneously familiar and fresh. 

Rooted in passionate vocal harmony, Tragedy Ann’s songs tackle topics from love-drunkenness to hospital visits with equal intimacy. Cazzola’s multi-instrumental menagerie and Phelan’s dynamic guitar flavours provide a lush backdrop to these powerful narratives, reminding you that you do indeed love the accordion—you just never heard it played this sweetly.

Touring with their recent album, Matches, Lottie's is the perfect "home" for listening and enjoying! 

Tragedy Ann at Lottie's
Thursday, May 23, 2019
Doors: 7 pm
Music begins: 7:30 pm

There are a very limited number of tickets for this intimate show: $20, available here

Please arrive on time - the entrance door opens directly onto the performance space beside the aritists. 

Questions: sweetlotties@gmail.com

Chris Ronald at Lottie's

Sunday, March 24th,4:30 pm

photo credit: Fran Maasdam

photo credit: Fran Maasdam

"Canadian folk with British roots"

I love that photo of Chris Ronald performing a show in the Netherlands back in November. I feel just as delighted as those people when I get to hear Chris's music. I'm so grateful to be sharing it with you! 

Chris is an international touring artist. Currently living in Vancouver, BC, he was born in England and still carries some of his British accent. He's a highly skilled singer and storyteller as well as a musician, playing guitar, harmonica and ukulele.

“UK-born song master is a revelation.” Fatea Magazine 

“Ronald possesses a keenly luxuriant voice matched with immaculate songcraft.” The Georgia Straight 

“Essential listening from an artist who needs to be more widely heard.” Roots & Blues Radio

House concert at Lottie's in Vanier, Ontario

Sunday, March 24th 

4:30 - 6:30 pm

There are a limited number of tickets to this intimate show:  $20 each, Tickets available here

Questions?  sweetlotties@gmail.com

Orit Shimoni at Lottie's

Friday, March 1st, 8 pm

 photo credit: Jolanda Haanskorf

photo credit: Jolanda Haanskorf

"A special voice in a turbulent time" 

"I am in love with words. They can contain love and they can change people. They can shape our understanding, and they can be our weapon, or our guard. They grant us with humour, and self-reflection. Words are what give breath meaning, and they are one of the only things we have that will survive past our corporeal demise. Our words and our voices. Let us use both with sincerity, wisdom, passion, and creativity, and by that I mean love." 

Orit Shimoni, formerly also known as Little Birdie, is “one of the nation’s most alluring vocalists,” {The Calgary Herald} and “one of the most lyrically impactful vocalists” {Beatroute Magazine}.   Previously a teacher and academic, Israeli/Canadian Orit (pronounced O’reet) became a full-time touring solo artist after releasing two, highly acclaimed albums in Montreal.    She moved to Berlin to write and record her third album, and after that decided to live out of a suitcase so she could pursue touring and recording with her entire focus.   She has been officially ‘on the road’ for nearly nine years, no fixed address. 
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With her recent release of  a ninth album, and the tenth on the way, Orit’s songs and performances draw diverse audiences into her profound and universal themes and her storytelling talent, with writing compared to that of Leonard Cohen, and a voice that has been compared to Bonnie Raitt, Norah Jones, and KD Lang.  But Orit is a truly unique and prolific artist. In a sea of predictable writing and ‘pretty’ voices. She stands out as a special force with important relateable messages, and a disarming sense of humour.

House concert at Lottie's in Vanier, Ontario 

Friday, March 1st  

8:00 - 10:30 pm 

Doors at 7:30 pm. Music starts at 8 pm. 

There are a limited number of tickets to this intimate show:  $20 each, Tickets available here

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