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Event Archive - Jenn Grant (**SOLD OUT**), Joshua Hyslop

Tue. February 16th 2016 Lucky Bar (No Minors)
8:00 PM
Sold Out
Presented by: Atomique Productions
Jenn Grant: “Lover Lover Lover” -

Jenn Grant has been touring steadily around the globe since the release of her two time Juno nominated album, Compostela.

‘Compostela’ translates to “Field of Stars” Or ‘Star Field’ – which comes from the legend that the dust of the pilgrims who walk the El Camino, make up the stars that form the Milky Way. There is an element of space on this new album. Teetering on psychedelic folk and into a balladry of melodic storytelling, you are welcomed into the heart’s cave. Where a subtle yet pulsing groove alongside moments of Spanish inspired guitar reflect an important journey, which began in 2012 in Barcelona.

There’s a band of stars on Compostela, including Sarah Harmer, Buck 65, Ron Sexmsith, Rose Cousins, Don Kerr, Kim Harris, Stewart Legere, Doug Paisley, Justin Rutledge, Rachel Sermanni and Grant’s producer for her 2009 release Echoes, Jonathan Goldsmith. For the first time ever, Grant’s brother Daniel Grant, a Toronto based cinematographer performs with her, accompanying her velvety voice on songs like “Spanish Moon” on the charango.

Joshua Hyslop: “The Flood” -

The best way to tell any story is to live it. Canadian singer and songwriter Joshua Hyslop has certainly done that. Since 2013, he’s actually played over 50 intimate “House Shows.” You read that right—he literally performs in a fan’s living room for a crowd of their friends and family. However, it’s more than that. After finishing the set, he doesn’t immediately pack up his gear and hit the next town.

Joshua would break bread with these families across the country and often end up staying awake late into the night talking about life, loss, love, and everything in between. These revealing conversations awakened something inside of him. He felt he was being given a unique opportunity to truly open up to these people and to share his own thoughts, fears, and doubts. It helped to serve as the catalyst for his second full-length album, In Deepest Blue [Nettwerk]. In an age when we’re become more isolated than ever, he connected in the most old-fashioned way possible. The artist really committed to this idea of living among the people, and it changed him.


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