Joel Plaskett with Peter Elkas and Mo Kenney – Tomorrow Sept. 26!

Joel Plaskett with Peter Elkas

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

JOEL PLASKETT  accompanied by Peter Elkas. Opening is Mo Kenney.

Who’s who? Wickipedia says:

Joel Plaskett (born April 18, 1975) is a Canadian rock musician originally from LunenburgNova Scotia. He grew up in HalifaxNova Scotia and now resides across the harbour in DartmouthNova Scotia. He has been a prominent figure in the Canadian indie rock scene of the 1990s and 2000s. In 1992, Plaskett created alternative rock band Thrush Hermit with Rob Benvie (vocals, guitar), Ian McGettigan (vocals, bass), and Michael Catano (drums).[1] Plaskett was the lead singer and guitarist for the Halifax-based band as well as the band’s primary songwriter, until their breakup in late 1999.

In May 2011, he became the first artist ever to reach one million plays on CBC Radio 3‘s online music streaming site,[9] and released an exclusive acoustic version of “Nowhere with You” to the network for the occasion. His 2012 album Scrappy Happiness was release on March 27, 2012;[11] the album followed a unique release strategy, in which one song per week was  released to iTunes for sale as a single over ten weeks, before the 10 songs are then released as a complete album.

Peter Elkas (born July 24, 1976 in MontrealQuebec) is a Canadian singer-songwriter, signed to MapleMusic Recordings. He spent twelve years as part of the Montreal band Local Rabbits, with whom he started playing as a teenager.[1] He released his first solo album, Party of One, in 2004, and has opened for such artists as Ron SexsmithJoel PlaskettFeist and k-osCharlie Sexton produced Elkas’ 2007 release,Wall of Fire. Along with Ian McGettigan, Elkas produced an album of all original material, 2011’s Repeat Offender on New Scotland Records.

Mo Kenney

 

Mo Kenney The buzz around young Nova Scotia native Mo Kenney has been building over the last couple of years. She has already garnered serious respect from her singer/songwriter peers. The list of those loudly singing her praises includes Ron Sexsmith, Brad Roberts (Crash Test Dummies), Gordie Sampson, and album producer Joel Plaskett.