REVIEW: NIGHT OF MUSIC MEMORIES FRED PENNER ROYAL WOOD

NIGHT OF MUSIC AND MEMORIES hosted by 2 time JUNO winner Fred Penner review by Deb Draper Canadian Music Therapy Trust that formed in 1993 has funded over 450 music therapy projects coast to coast in Canada and has raised $4.8 million.  Their music therapists have helped improve health, realize…

Interview: Fred Penner

STAYING IN TUNE WITH FRED PENNER by Deb Draper The Cat Came Back: What an honor and pleasure it was to be speaking to internationally acclaimed family entertainer, singer, song-writer, composer, actor, writer, author, TV Host, public speaker, Mr. Multi-Media, Fred Penner. You are a North American Veteran Folk artist with over…

Interview: Anthony Gomes

Staying Tuned with Anthony Gomes By The Wire Megazine Volunteer Contributor and Photojournalist Deb Draper TALKING MUSIC, HIS LATEST ALBUM, CHARITY AND HUGH’S ROOM MARCH 19TH Good afternoon Anthony, what a thrill it is for this volunteer photojournalist, of The Wire Megazine to sit down with Billboards #1 Blues Guitarist,…

Interview: Ron Sexsmith

 by Michael Bell(2008) One of Canada’s premier tunesmiths will be coming to Peterborough in August. 9 albums, a bunch of tours and thousands of fans including the likes of Elvis Costello, Paul McCartney and Sheryl Crow and Ron has hit the big time. He recently performed at Showplace to a…

Interview: Eternia

by Michael Bell(2008) Juno-nominated and widely considered one of Canada’s foremost lyricists, Eternia continues to carry the torch for those Hip Hop aficionados who crave… s’ More..With six music video singles on international rotation, and two critically acclaimed full-lengths released in 2005 – “Where I Been – The Collection” &…

Interview: Michelle Wright

(2008) I first met Michelle in the early 90’s just after the release of her self titled debut album. Back then, few knew who she was. Well times certainly have changed. Since those days she has released 7 more albums, including a Greatest Hits, written an autobiography “ A Year…

Interview: Jim Cuddy

by Michael Bell(2009) Blue Rodeo’s Jim Cuddy has earned his place in the list of Canada’s musical elite. With one of the genre’s most recognizable voices and song writing styles, he’s been drawing in new listeners while keeping the old for some 20 years. In 1999 he released his first…

Interview: Jill Barber

If you believe they don’t write songs like they used to, here is new hope for old romantics. On her new album Chances, Canadian chanteuse Jill Barber picks up the torch where the golden age of music left off. Stepping away from her folkier past, Jill delivers an album of…

Interview: Matthew Good

Canada’s bad boy of pop, Matthew Good burst onto the scene full of angst and hit tunes. I talked with Matthew while he listened to a bunch of demos… Mb: So, what are you doing today Matthew? MG: Listening to demos.Mb: …and how are they sounding to you? MG: Well, it’s just…

Interview: Chantal Kreviazuk

(2009) A true renaissance woman, Chantal Kreviazuk is a singer, songwriter, actor, model and humanitarian. Since her humble beginnings in Winnepeg to headlining stages around the world, the things that are important to her haven’t left her focus for a moment. She’s had top selling albums and has penned songs…