Birds of Chicago

Birds of Chicago

Birds of Chicago, is a collective based around JT Nero and Allison Russell. Whether touring as a duo or with the full family band, Nero and Russell have emerged as

Neon Deams

Neon Dreams

Frank Kadillac doesn’t think he should have turned out to be a good person. His mother had him when she was 17; he endured hardships growing up; he never stayed


Socalled: Presented by POP Montreal

Josh “Socalled” Dolgin is a pianist, accordionist, producer, journalist, photographer, filmmaker, magician, cartoonist and puppet maker based in Montreal, Quebec. He has lectured and has led master classes in music

Aaron Riches

Aaron Riches

Aaron Riches is a musician and professor currently based in the state of Kansas. Originally from Guelph, Ontario, Riches used to write a lot of songs and he once played

Hellion Ton

Hellion Ton

Hellion Ton is an effort in melody, art, and drive that is from the beat of Nathan Coles and various collaborators. Coles who once fronted the Nathan Coles Outfit (Circa

cartel madras

Cartel Madras

Cartel Madras is a Calgary based hip-hop duo who are spearheading a new genre of Trap music, Goonda rap. Madras born sisters Eboshi and Contra are known for their confrontational,

Sue Smith and Jeff Bird

Whether performing originals, tearing up a fiddle tune or honouring the songs of compatriots and mentors, Sue Smith and Jeff Bird’s performances are an invitation into an intimate and time-tested

P’tit Belliveau: Presented by POP Montreal

Hailing from Baie-Ste-Marie, Nova Scotia, P’tit Belliveau grew up in an insular francophone community surrounded by anglophones. Nevertheless, he made himself known at the 2019 Francouvertes, a French-language music contest,

Sam Polley

Being the youngest member of a musical family, Sam Polley grew up in the music industry, but took his own time to join the family business. Forming Sam Polley and

James Gordon

James Gordon is a Guelph-based songworker, city councillor, community advocate and riverboat captain. He was the first Artistic Director of the Hillside Festival. Either solo or with his former band

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