Friday, February 9, 2018
Hailing from Montreal, Johnny Coull is a rock troubadour from another era. Wielding a virtuosic style on the piano and a poignant narrative voice, Coull brings alive stories of ecstasy and heartbreak, set to a wild vintage sound. Coull’s debut album City on the Hill was released in the winter of 2014, followed by a 2015 EP, Songs to Control the Weather By. He has toured extensively in Canada and is currently in the final stages of production of a new twelve-song record, set for release at the beginning of 2018. More at www.johnnycoull.com.
Jim Robinson is a Montreal-based singer songwriter with seven - soon to be eight - CD's to his credit featuring his distinctive voice, storyteller's sensibility, and sense of humour. Jim's new CD, tentatively entitled Encore will be released later this spring and will include 15 original songs, once more drawing on his country/folk roots. This time around the subjects range from the guy with the car in high school (He Had The Car) to the couple celebrating their 70th wedding anniversary (Grant and Mayota). Expect some good stories, singing and guitar playing, along with Jim's trademark sense of humour. You can check out more of Jim's music at www.jimrobinson.ca
Montreal’s best kept secret, Kim Adams and the House Cats specialize in blues, sprinkled with jazz, swing and soul. A Tennessee native, Kim was weaned on country, southern gospel and Appalachian music, before surrendering to the blues! Ted Phillips brings his jazz A-game to the band. Bassist Dan Rossiter, guitarist Bernie Yeo, and drummer Jeremiah Mitchell round out the House Cats with noteworthy talent, while Vickie Mortensen adds her sweet harmonies to the satisfying mix. Whether it’s the powerhouse vocals, the eclectic repertoire, or the hard-hitting blues riffs, you’ll be captivated with this band’s professional and engaging presence. www.kimadamsandthehousecats.com.