January 5, 2018
A rich pallet of folk and
singer/songwriter with a hint of country and a dash of Celtic music – all
the ingredients of a Canadian Kitchen Party!
Blending brave and honest songwriting, first-rate musicianship, and a huge
helping of native Canadian wit, Nancy
Beaudette is an artist of songs
and heart. She was raised near Cornwall, Ontario, a place sustained by
farming and millwork where French and English languages were friendly
Her new CD, “South
Branch Road”, delves into those roots, weaving a nostalgic
past into lush songs of familial history, good-humored folly and poignant
observations of life and loss.
in the Songs for Peace
Competition for her song; “Peace Date”.
rare to find someone with the level of depth and sensitivity in their
songwriting…Nancy stands out above the crowd!”
Cloyd, Bluebird Cafe, Nashville, TN
February 2, 2018
Heather Pierson Trio
Pierson's head turning band blends rich vocals with stellar
instrumentals that are filled with soul. She can mesmerize you on the
piano, the guitar - even the melodica. The
Trio is as comfortable and adept with bluegrass, folk, and jazz, as with songs from the streets of New
Orleans to the valleys of Appalachia. Their intricate instrumental
arrangements and stirring three part vocal harmonies will delight!
Pierson (lead vocals, acoustic guitar, tenor banjo, piano) is an award winning
singer/songwriter, with eight previous solo recordings under her belt.
Heather is wise beyond her year with an angelic voice and
world class chops that have catapulted her into the spotlight. Joined
by the witty, thoughtful, and engaging multi-instrumentalist; Davy
Sturtevant, on coronet, fiddle, mandolin, dobro,
and gorgeous tenor harmony vocals.
join by; Shawn Nadeau, who brings a rock solid thump
of the Bass along with harmony vocals, with nearly two decades of
experience. Informed by a wide spectrum of unique rhythmic and melodic
sensibilities ranging from rockabilly to reggae to jazz.
Take a listen:
“Heather is a real triple
threat, with great vocals, outstanding instrumental prowess, and stellar
Don Baker | Mountain Spirit Coffeehouse
| Asheville, NC
March 2, 2018
Cole, Nakoa and Treacher
May 4, 2018
Sloan Wainwright and Glen Roethel
June 1, 2018