Season 2 – Week #18: An Empty Room with Chris Henderson – “My Regret”

This week brings us Chris Henderson’s second song in the Empty Room series!  This country artist spends more time on the road than he does at home, but no matter where he is you can now watch him perform “My Regret” anytime from anywhere!  Henderson has been one of the busiest recording acts in the country and has won several awards and contests including: 620 CKRM Big Country Talent Search, “The Next Big Thing”, 20 SCMA Award Nominations, and many national features such as the CCMA Fanfest Contest, and the Boots & Hearts Emerging Artist Showcase.  For more information on Chris go to: chrishendersonmusic.com

Subscribe to our youtube channel to see more videos in the series!  To hear the audio for each new Empty Room track, tune into CBC’s Morning Edition with Sheila Coles Monday mornings at 8:15am.

Season 2 – Week #6: An Empty Room with Chris Henderson – “Til It’s Just A Memory”

This week’s recording features Chris Henderson’s performance of his original tune “Til It’s Just A Memory”.  This country artist spends more time on the road more than he does at home, and has been one of the busiest recording acts in the country. He’s won several awards and contests including: 620 CKRM Big Country Talent Search, “The Next Big Thing”, 14 SCMA Award Nominations, and many national features such as the CCMA Fanfest Contest, and the Boots & Hearts Emerging Artist Showcase.  For more information on Chris go to: chrishendersonmusic.com

To see other videos in the series, subscribe to our youtube channel and tune into CBC Radio’s Morning Edition with Sheila Coles Monday mornings at 8:15 to hear the audio track form each recording.

March 30 – Zachary Lucky with Chris Sleightholm & Devon Floyd

Zachary Lucky

Zachary Lucky

Doors at 7:30pm; Show at 8:00pm.
$8 + gst in advance; $10 + gst at the door. (Click here to purchase advance tickets.)
All ages.  Cash bar (19+ with valid ID).

After spending the month of January in the studio working on his forth coming 2016 release, the laureate of the lonesome tune, Zachary Lucky will be performing a handful of shows around the Canadian midwest, all throughout Manitoba, Alberta and Saskatchewan.

This will be an intimate night of song featuring Ian Cameron on the pedal steel guitar and Mitchell Thomson on the upright bass.

ZACHARY LUCKY truly is the bread and butter of the massive Canadian Folk scene.  With an emphasis on songwriting and an ear for delicate arrangements, Lucky’s songs will haunt you and remind you of what Country and Western music was originally conceived as.

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Week #24: An Empty Room with Blake Berglund – “Me + Trav”

It’s been five months since we launched our Empty Room series on May 18th.  Twelve artists and 23 videos later, today we release the 24th and final video in the series – Blake Berglund’s performance of “Me + Trav”!  Blake and his band (including Bryce Lewis who plays bass in the video) will be playing at the Canadian Wester Agribition on Friday, November 27 for their Friday night cabaret presented by The Regina Folk Festival.  Berglund will also be releasing the live b-side of “Me + Trav” from his Jasper Legion Session on Friday, November 13 via Bandcamp.  For more information go to www.blakeberglund.com.

All 24 Empty Room videos are now on YouTube!  That’s a wrap, as they say.

Or is it? ……..  Stay tuned to find out.