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Prairie Oyster founder makes solo trip to Cochrane

Prairie Oyster founder makes solo trip to Cochrane

For Millennials, Prairie Oyster probably doesn’t ring any bells. But for Generation Xers, songs like “Such a Lonely One” and “Don’t Cry Little Angel” just might.
Decorated bluesman to take the Legacy stage

Decorated bluesman to take the Legacy stage

Reading reviews on soulful bluesman Guy Davis, sources reveal a common theme: that he is a masterful musician – a force to be reckoned with. Guy Davis will be the feature act at Legacy Guitar House April 24 at 8 p.m.
Williams is an artist who knows exactly who he is

Williams is an artist who knows exactly who he is

“A lot of people say who you are isn’t what you do,” said award-winning blues man Tim Williams. But for him, that’s patently untrue. “Who you are is what you do when you’re an artist.
Cormier's music hits home with veterans

Cormier's music hits home with veterans

Nova Scotia singer-songwriter J.P. Cormier could never have guessed that his song about the perils of post-traumatic stress disorder veterans face when returning home would stir such a response.
Boychoir next up for Chinook Film Group

Boychoir next up for Chinook Film Group

Just how much drama can you squeeze out of a film about boys singing? If you’re not sure, but you’re intrigued, the Chinook Film Group is screening Boychoir April 15 at the Cochrane Movie House.
Charlie A'Court coming to Bragg Creek for a good time

Charlie A'Court coming to Bragg Creek for a good time

Charlie A'Court just wants to have fun. Well, the amiable Nova Scotian musician seems like he could always have a good time, but with his latest offering, Come On Over, it's a priority.
Bluegrass quartet to bring 'telepathic' dynamic

Bluegrass quartet to bring 'telepathic' dynamic

Steve Fisher admits there’s a certain novelty to the instruments of bluegrass – banjos, fiddles and others – but it’s the high level of energy of the genre that really makes the music stand out to people.
Local musician, Chaisson, gearing up for CD release

Local musician, Chaisson, gearing up for CD release

Cochrane’s Lucas Chaisson has lot to be happy about. The 20-year-old singer-songwriter is set to release his newest album, Telling Time, April 2. Recorded in Nashville, Tenn.
Cochrane violinist qualifies for music provincials

Cochrane violinist qualifies for music provincials

After participating in the Bow Valley Music Festival, held March 18-22 in Canmore, 12-year-old Soren Lorentzen has learned he qualified for the Alberta Music Festival Association Provincials in the 12-and-under strings class.
Long journey for pianist's first time in a professional studio

Long journey for pianist's first time in a professional studio

You could say playing piano for Mike Holden is fact of life. At 62, he’s been playing piano since he was nine – over 50 years of playing. And Holden is showing no signs of slowing down.