A pairing of two of the most respected contemporary singer songwriters on the scene today. Kris a magnificent singer with a flair for exquisite arrangements and beautiful songs. Jeff comes from a darker more somber place. He is a deft guitarist with an introspective look at life today.
One of the principal architects of the Southern California country-rock sound, Souther famously played a key role in the formation of the Eagles and co-wrote their hits ‘Heartache Tonight,’ ‘Victim of Love,’ ‘New Kid In Town,’ and ‘Best of My Love,’ as well as writing Linda Ronstadt’s classics ‘Faithless Love,’ ‘Simple Man, Simple Dream,’ and ‘Prisoner in Disguise.’ Twenty-five years in the making, J.D. Souther’s triumphant return with IF THE WORLD WAS YOU has most definitely been worth the wait.’It’s music for everybody…human being music,’ Souther muses. ‘The Duke said, ‘There are only two kinds of music; good music and bad music.’ I prefer good music.’ Words to live by.
Ellis Paul is a critically-acclaimed singer, songwriter, poet, and troubadour originally hailing from a potato farming family in northern Maine. He is the recipient of thirteen Boston Music Awards, second only to multi-platinum act, Aerosmith. Over the course of fifteen years, Ellis Paul has built a vast catalog of music which weds striking poetic imagery and philosophical introspection with hook-laden melodies.
With all the makings of an American music icon, Tab Benoit has become one of the premiere roots stylist of the century. Tab has paid his dues as a road troubadour playing 250 nights a year performing at venues across North America, honing his guitar chops and becoming part of Louisiana folklore and legend.
Truly one of the last great rock and rollers. Chuck and company totally let it rip on his new record ‘Let Freedom Ring’. He played one of the best shows in 08 at the Narrows. We expect a rip roaring good time
A Grammy award winner with the mega hit Walking in Memphis. Marc has become one of the finest singer songwriters of his generation He is a terrific piano player with a rich unmistakable voice. His most recent release ‘Join the Parade’ is one his finest.
A Kilted Christmas!’ featuring Celtic powerhouse Coyote Run is an ecumenical, Celtic & quirky Christmas show that is perfect family fare. This concert will feature both popular and original holiday music, Irish Step Dancers, guest artists: all set within a dramatic narrative. The concert is at once funny, sacred, get-up-and-dance and filled with the warmth of the holiday season. Watch Coyote Run Video
Holly Cole has charted an international career that includes seven gold and three platinum recordings in Canada, sold hundreds of thousands of recordings in the US, Japan and Europe, garnered numerous awards ‘ all the while performing some of the finest and most engaging vocal work in studio and concert. If there’s anyone qualified to deliver a performance seasoned with holiday favourites, it’s resident expert Holly Cole. Born with a name that inescapably ties her to this festive season, her very first recording, a four-song EP, was a collection of Christmas tunes. It’s a familiar genre that she has repeatedly returned to over the course of her 20-year career, including her holiday album, Baby It’s Cold Outside. Ms. Cole and her merry quartet are hitting the road again this Christmas to carry on a holiday concert tradition that she started a dozen years ago. These special evenings include Holly’s unique mix of jazz and pop standards, some from her recently released self-titled recording and an eclectic selection of songs from Christmas past. Christmas’ Seriously. Cool’ Very!
Over the course of 20 years and eight albums, the subdudes have quietly become one of America’s national music treasures. The New Orleans-formed group is a living encapsulation of American music, a vibrant cauldron of sounds that stirs together meaty grooves and jazzy dynamics, souful R&B swagger, easy vocal harmonies, cheeky rock ‘n’ roll attitude and folky social consciousness — not to mention some of the sharpest musicianship and ensemble playing you’ll ever hear from any five musicians. It’s tight enough to be loose, but never gratuitously sloppy.