Welcome to Near North Music 2013/14!
We are in full swing and up beat!
The new album for Annie Lou went above and beyond! Annie Lou tied with Iris Dement for #2 Top Albums & Songs Of November 2012 (Compiled by Richard Gillmann from FOLKDJ-L radio playlists) and the #1 song… Grandma’s Rules For Drinking and #5 Plaid Parade.
Congratulations to Pharis and Jason Romero for winning New/Emerging Artist Of The Year at the Canadian Folk Music Awards and Best Americana Album at the Independent Music Awards (USA) 2012! Pharis & Jason will be showcasing at Pacific Contact 2013 and releasing their second album in the spring 2013.
It will be a big time at our booth at Folk Alliance 2013… Showcasing artists are April Verch with her new 5-piece, Pharis & Jason Romero and Dry Bones. Please come by and find out the latest news in person.
Speaking of April Verch, the 9th recording, and magical one featuring guests artists Bruce Molksy, Sammy Schelor, 87 year old legend Mac Wiseman and 20 dynamic songs, will be released April 2, 2013. Part of the April Verch Band’s 250+ shows in 2013 will include the UK, Belgium and Scandinavia. Her new 5-piece configuration has begun booking 2013/14.
Maeve Mackinnon will be arriving from Scotland in March 2013 for her Western Canadian tour and sporting the gorgeous and much anticipated new album, Once Upon An Olive Branch.
And a little more news, Steve Dawson is moving to Toronto. Everyone is out there filling the stages and Near North Music is working hard to keep us all connected!
Please email or call 250-847-5228 any time for booking availabilities.
Booking inquiries: Frank Hoorn - Email: Frank Hoorn/Near North Music Phone: (250) 847-5228