Steve Poltz | May 18 |$30 SOLD OUT
To suggest that Steve Poltz isn’t normal is about as safe a statement as one could make. You would basically require the powers of the Hubble space telescope to locate Steve Poltz from any region of normalcy. For music fans on both sides of the equator, this is a very good thing. Poltz is regarded as one of the most talented and prolific songwriters of our time and his live shows are unforgettable!
Nearly 4 years after the release of ‘City Ghosts’, The Modern Grass is back on the scene with their fourth studio album, ‘Payday’. Produced by award-winning duo Tom Terrell and Karl Falkenham. Featuring Terrell’s clever and down-home songwriting as well as unique renditions and twisted interpretations of folk, country, gospel, blues and old time classics.
Dennis Ellsworth writes around life experience and emotion in a poetic way, full of imagery, and classic melody, sung in a rich, confident voice. Ellsworth beat out Dylan Menzie and Mark Skinner a.k.a. Lonely Kid, Lennie Gallant, Meaghan Blanchard and Rachel Beck for PEI’s 2019 SOCAN Songwriter of the Year award, for his song She’s Never Wrong.
Garrett Mason and J.G.Lutes find purpose in creating art. They’re taking it on the road to share with part of the country. Come hear ideas; some new, some old. Garrett Mason was raised in Truro, Nova Scotia by his mother Pam, and father, veteran Canadian Bluesman Dutch Mason. His path to become a blues musician started at a very early age; being surrounded by blues music, Garrett’s favorite tapes at 3 years old were Canned Heat and Buddy Rich. It’s a date night!
Multi award-winning singer-songwriter, Christina Martin, accompanied by guitarist/producer Dale Murray, return to The Union Street stage. “Impossible To Hold” won the 2018 Music Nova Scotia Award for Pop Recording of the Year, and is Martin’s sixth and strongest studio album, achieving a perfect balance between organic ambiance and impeccable production.
Mo Kenney returns to The Union Street stage on Saturday, July 20. Mo is a Canadian singer/songwriter hailing from Dartmouth. Kenney is known for her lyrical prowess and engaging stage presence, singing on a beloved, unreleased staple. With a touring history that’s seen her play her tunes for fans all over the United States, Europe, Australia, and the UK.
Terra Spencer released Other People’s Lives, in Jan. 2019, her own debut album of original songs. Terra’s songs are intimate stories woven with gentle fingerstyle guitar and gospel piano. Leanne Hoffman’s, work is a tribute to the magic of songwriting. The Halifax based singer-songwriter can lift words off a page and hearts out of their chests.
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