9 results for tag: Alt-Country

Romi Mayes Sing the Songs of Lucinda Williams

When Romi Mayes first heard Lucinda Williams’ album Car Wheels on a Gravel Road, she found Lucinda’s songs to be gritty, sexy, loose, and breathy and that they were for her inspiring and achievable. Now after more than 20 years of talking about it, Romi has rounded up her band to celebrate Lucinda Williams’ 70th birthday ... Read More

Ellen Froese album release

Ellen Froese is what you'd call a committed and prolific artist. For someone who is only in her mid-20s, she's amassed an impressive body of work and has achieved more than some many years her senior. Produced in collaboration with the Sheepdogs' Sam Corbett, For Each Flower Growing is Ellen's fourth full-length album. Her most ... Read More

Richard Inman

Road-weary, dusty, and worn down from thousands of miles, hundreds of shows a year, from Canada to Denmark, Germany and back, Richard Inman is an authentic story telling troubadour. Playing for thousands at festivals or dozens in a smoke filled back road bar in rural Saskatchewan, his honesty has connected him to a devoted cult ... Read More

Mike Lynch

Mike Lynch is a Canadiana country music singer songwriter from St.Catharines. He has performed across Canada in country and alt-country music festivals such as Dauphin Country Fest, Pembina River Nights, and Summerside Lobster Carnival. A short list of Mike’s career highlights includes living out of a van for several months, ... Read More

Del Barber

With five Western Canadian Music Award wins and a plethora of nominations for JUNO Awards and Canadian Folk Music Awards, Del Barber has spent the past 12 years patiently shaping the folk music canon in Canada. Del’s previous six albums have been critically acclaimed and the latest, Stray Dogs, finds him bridging the past and ... Read More

Richard Inman

A staple of Winnipeg’s folk and country scene, Richard Inman is blessed with a rich baritone voice and a delicate musical touch. His mature songs feel at once deeply familiar and bracingly fresh. Between steady gigging and a residency at Winnipeg’s legendary Times Change(d) High and Lonesome Club, Richard has proven himself ... Read More

John Wort Hannam

In 2001, John Wort Hannam quit his teaching job and spent 10 months depleting his savings while sat at his kitchen table, wearing a lucky hat, writing his first ten songs. Seventeen years later, with a few feathers in that lucky hat that include a JUNO nomination and a Canadian Folk Music Award for Best Album of the Year, ... Read More

Sean Burns & T. Buckley

Described by Americana Roots U.K as “a hugely talented singer-songwriter who plays a brand of country music from way out on the left of the mainstream", Winnipeg singer songwriter Sean Burns taps into the grittiness of the road in the stark, down-to-earth style of an authentic storyteller. Touring relentlessly with his band ... Read More

Del Barber

An independent folk, folk rock, Americana, and alternative country singer-songwriter, musician, and record producer, Del Barber returns to The Bassment with his trio to play selections from his ever-expanding collections of songs. Del is no stranger to finding inspiration in the cultural backdrop of Canada and on his latest ... Read More