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Hillside AD Sam Baijal
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David Celia
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Bob MacLean
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Hillside Performers 2014
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Craig Cardiff
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Brian Pickell Band
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Samantha Scott & Tereza Tomek
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Steve Earle
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Scott Cook and Mo’ Kauffey
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Playlist – April 12 2014

Hillside AD Sam Baijal

The performers for this year’s Hillside Festival were announced on April 17 2014. We caught up with the Hillside Artistic Director, SamBaijal, that very same day. Full artist bios are available here.

Tickets go on sale on May 3 at 10 a.m. at ticketbreak.com or by phone at 1-866-943-8849. Tickets are also available from The Bookshelf (41 Quebec St.) and The Beat Goes On (23 Wellington St. E.) in Guelph; Encore Records (54 Queen St. S.) in Kitchener; and at Soundscapes (572 College St.) in Toronto. For more information, visit hillsidefestival.ca. Music: Basia Bulat, “Wires” from her 2013 album “Tall Tall Shadow”.

David Celia

David Celia will be bringing his own brand of folk to Magnolia Café, 88 Yarmouth St in Guelph on Thursday April 24. The support act will be Guelph’s own Tricia Brubacher. The show starts at 8:00 p.m. Tickets are $20 (or PWYC). Due to the intimate size of the venue, reservations are recommended. Call 519-766-4663 to book your place. The perfect idea for date night!

Bob MacLean

Renowned guitarist Bob MacLean will be bringing a whole selection of guitars and mandolins  to Magnolia Café on Saturday April 26 2014 for an intimate evening of trad tunes, songs & finger style guitar. The show kicks off at 8:00 p.m. and the price of admission is just $10. Due to the intimate size of the venue, reservations are recommended. Call 519-766-4663 to book your place.

Hillside Performers 2014

The 2014 Hillside Festival takes place July 25-27 2014 at Guelph Lake, Guelph, Ontario. The performers have just been announced, and, as usual, there is something for everyone.

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Craig Cardiff

Craig Cardiff will be in Cambridge on Friday May 23 2014 for a show at the Galt Club (2nd floor above Cafe 13), 13 Main St, Galt, Cambridge. Tickets are $15 online from www.craigcardiff.com or $20 at the door. The support act will be The Vaudevillian. Show starts at 8 p.m. (Doors open at 7 p.m.). Promises to be a great night.

Brian Pickell Band

Lovers of traditional and celtic music  will have two opportunities to catch the Brian Pickell Band on tour this April. They will be appearing in Waterloo at St Colomba’s Church, 250 Lincoln Road on April 25 2014 at 8 p.m. and in Guelph at St David and St Patrick’s Church, 520 Speedvale Ave. E on Monday April 28 2014 at 7:30 p.m.

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Samantha Scott & Tereza Tomek

Vancouver based roots duo Samantha Scott & Tereza Tomek will be appearing at Magnolia Café, 88 Yarmouth Street in Guelph on Thursday April 17 2014 at 8:00 p.m. The bill also features the foot stomping roots music of Townsend Ontario’s Jay Pollmann.

Steve Earle

“Townes Van Zandt is the best songwriter in the whole world, and I’ll stand on Bob Dylan’s coffee table in my cowboy boots and say that.”
Steve Earle

Scott Cook and Mo’ Kauffey

Alberta’s prairie balladeer Scott Cook and Guelph’s blues-master Mo’ Kauffey will be sharing the bill at Magnolia Café on Wednesday April 16 2014 at 8 p.m. Tickets are just $10. Due to the intimate size of the venue, reservations are recommended. Call 519-766-4663 to confirm your place.

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Playlist – April 12 2014

Folk Roots Radio on April 12 2014 featured a phone interview with Drew McIvor about his CBC Searchlight nominated song “45s and 33s” and, of course, lots of great music.

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