Tag: Jim Bryson

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JUNO Concert Series: The MEGAPHONO Edition (photo essay)

The Ottawa based music festival and conference Megaphono 2017 recently played host to music industry professionals from North America and abroad. Held February 1st to 3rd at a diverse selection of venues in the area, festival attendees were treated to a talented selection of artists from Ottawa-Gatineau and Eastern Ontario. On the closing night, The Juno Awards & the Ottawa 2017 Juno […]

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Jim Bryson – “Somewhere We Will Find Our Place”

Jim Bryson – “Somewhere We Will Find Our Place”

When Jim Bryson first came up in conversation I was unsure of who he was. I soon found out he was a local (Ottawa) musician and with three sold-out shows in the area, so I asked myself, “How could I have not known about him?” Nonetheless, I’m a fan now, and I understand why everybody loves his music. Somewhere We […]

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Photo Essay: Day 1 – Dragon Boat 2015 begins with a roar

Photo Essay: Day 1 – Dragon Boat 2015 begins with a roar

Strictly speaking the Dragon Boat Festival is not a music festival. It is a not for profit event that raises money for charities and their primary activity is of course the dragon boat races as their namesake would suggest. The festival is much more than just those races though, there are all sorts of great activities that take place and one […]

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Encore – Cold (Episode 4)

Encore – Cold (Episode 4)

Welcome to Episode 4, Cold. This winter has really been long, or at least it has felt long. Either way, let’s work through these feelings of chilly hopelessness together, shall we? In this episode, you’ll hear an older track from Jim Bryson, as well as newer songs from The Ashley Hundred and The Gallop.   Credits: Theme music is “Dead […]

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First Impressions: Oh Susanna’s “Namedropper”

First Impressions: Oh Susanna’s “Namedropper”

On Tuesday, Massachusetts-born, Toronto-resident Suzie Ungerleider – better known as Oh Susanna – will release a collection of 14 songs that have been specially written for her by a who’s who of Canadian singer-songwriters, including Ron Sexsmith, Jim Bryson, Jim Cuddy, Royal Wood, Joel Plaskett, Keri Latimer, and several others. The concept for Namedropper was conceived with Jim Bryson, a long-time collaborator […]

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Ottawa Race Weekend Concert Series

Ottawa Race Weekend Concert Series

Ottawa Race Weekend is  the biggest multi-distance race event in Canada and has the largest marathon in Canada. 48,000 people will run to help generate fundraising dollars for participating charities such as The Ottawa Hospital Foundation, Canadian Diabetes Association and The Isaac Foundation Hope. Whether you’re a runner or part of a cheer squad, make sure to check out the […]

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Capital Revue: Jim Bryson and Jeremy Fisher

Capital Revue: Jim Bryson and Jeremy Fisher

Jim Bryson and Jeremy Fisher are both legends in the Ottawa area (ok, elsewhere too, but we love them best at home). They started this series of collaborations a couple of years ago, but it seemed to stall after two tracks. Damn shame, this is some beautiful country-twanged folk.  

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