Season 2 – Week #21: An Empty Room with Poor Nameless Boy – “River & Trees”

Poor Nameless Boy is back in an Empty Room this week to perform his song “River & Trees”.  This Regina-based indie folk artist’s mellow sound is personal, speaking honestly about love, life, and our changing hearts in a busy world. He has been described as a lighter version of Noah Gunderson with the wispy sounds of Gregory Alan Isakov.  For more information on this artist go to www.poornamelessboy.com.

There are 20 other Empty Room tracks waiting for you on our YouTube channel right now!  With three new tracks still to come be sure to tune in to CBC Radio next Monday morning at 8:15am when Sheila Coles will air the next song in the series!

Season 2 – Week #20: An Empty Room with Rugged Little Thing – “Rocks and Shield”

Rugged Little Thing’s performance of “Rocks and Shield” is the newest addition to our Empty Room series!  Born out of kitchen jams and late nights by campfires in Canada’s north, this dynamic duo blends together a perfect cocktail of Old Time, Bluegrass, and Folk Music that feels like home.  This is the 20th video in the series, meaning there are only 4 more to go and there are 19 other Empty Room videos currently on our YouTube channel (not to mention all the videos from last season)!  Go to www.ruggedlittlething.com for the latest information on Rugged Little Thing and stay tuned for another 4 weeks of new content.

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 #16: An Empty Room with In With The Old – “Mistreated Mama”

Today In With The Old makes old new again with their rendition of Virginia Liston’s “Mistreated Mama”! The northern Saskatchewan trio seamlessly combines raw talent and prairie camaraderie with a passion and respect for the music from the past.  Young and dedicated, they take a unique approach to memorable old-tyme music through gifted harmonies and infectious songwriting all told through a small town perspective. In July of 2014, they released their debut EP, ‘Rollin’ on Down the Plains’, and have plans to release a new full-length album in 2016.    For more information on In With The Old and their upcoming album go to: www.inwiththeoldband.com.

If you missed their first Empty Room video, an original song, be sure to check it out on our YouTube channel.  As always, tune in to CBC Radio Monday mornings at 8:15am to hear the newest Empty Room track.

Season 2 – Week #15: An Empty Room with Annette – “Sable Sous Mes Pieds”

Français (English below)
Cette semaine nous présente la deuxième chanson Empty Room d’Annette!  Contrairement à sa première chanson, celle-ci est en français.  L’enregistrement démontre cette auteure-compositrice-interprète bilingue dans une prestation musicale de sa chanson “Sable sous mes pieds”.  Annette fait partie de la scène musicale pendant vingt-cinq années et avant de se lancer dans une carrière solo, elle faisait parti des groupes Folles Avoine et Hart Rouge.  Pour plus d’information sur Annette, visite son site-web www.annettemusic.ca.

Pour voir d’autres vidéos dans la série, vous pouvez vous abonnez à notre chaîne youtube!  Vous pouvez aussi entendre l’audio de chaque nouvel enregistrement tous les lundis à 8h15 du matin sur la CBC Morning Edition avec Sheila Coles.  Il nous reste encore neuf semaines de vidéos dans cette saison!

English
This week brings us Annette’s second Empty Room track!  In the video, this bilingual singer-songwriter shows off her French side with a performance of her song “Sable Sous Mes Pieds”.  Annette has been part of the music scene for over twenty-five years, having worked with groups Folle Avoine and Hart Rouge before embarking on a solo career.  For more information on Annette go to www.annettemusic.ca.

Subscribe to our youtube channel to see more videos in the series!  With nine weeks left to go this season, remember to have your radio dial tuned into CBC’s Morning Edition with Sheila Coles every Monday morning to hear the audio from each new track at 8:15am.

Season 2 – Week #14: An Empty Room with Eric Taylor – “Castle”

Eric Taylor returns to the Empty Room this week with a performance of his song “Castle”.  Eric is one of Canada’s newest up and coming alternative rock projects. His strength in songwriting has found him an audience with Grammy Award winning producer Garth Richardson (RATM, RHCP, Rise Against) and a project at his personal studio resulting in the first single from his debut album “Dreams in Colour” released this past spring.   For more information on Eric go to www.erictaylormusic.ca.

If you missed his first video “Dreams In Colour”, check it out on youtube!  With still 10 weeks to go in this season, subscribe to our YouTube channel (if you haven’t already) and keep tuning in to CBC Radio every Monday morning at 8:15am to hear each Empty Room track on the Morning Edition with Sheila Coles!

Season 2 – Week #13: An Empty Room with Allyson Reigh – “Strange”

This week brings Allyson Reigh back to the Empty Room for a performance of her song “Strange”!  Allyson Reigh is an award-winning singer-songwriter whose original compositions have been sung by choirs internationally, received endorsement from 3-time Grammy winning conductor, Charles Bruffy, and continue to be played across Canada via CBC Radio One and Radio 2.  She is also a member of the vintage-inspired band, Rosie & the Riveters, and has shared the stage with Canadian favourites Fred Penner, The Bros. Landreth, and Jeffery Straker.  Allyson is currently on tour with Rosie & the Riveters, playing summer festivals in Canada and the USA. More information can be found on their website, www.rosieandtheriveters.com/tour

This video kicks off the second half of the series, so there are 12 other Empty Room performances currently on our YouTube channel and another 11 more to come!

Since this is a long weekend, “Strange” will be aired on CBC Radio Tuesday morning at 8:15am (instead of Monday).  Next week The Morning Edition with Sheila Coles will resume playing the audio on Monday mornings as usual.

Season 2 – Week #10: An Empty Room with Kara Golemba – “Mason Jar Of Memories”

Kara Golemba’s performance of “Mason Jar Of Memories” is the newest edition to our Empty Room series! Found at the crossroads of folk, country & Americana, all Kara Golemba needs is her crooked grin, a spark of mischief in her eyes, and a heartfelt story combined with her powerful voice to take her audience on a journey worth remembering. The recent winner of the 620 CKRM Proudly Saskatchewan showcase and the Spirit of Saskatchewan songwriting award for “Mason Jar of Memories” Kara has established herself as a strong up and coming Saskatchewan singer/songwriter. You can catch her this summer at All Folk’d Up (Motmartre,SK), Craven Country Jamboree (part of 620 CKRM Showcase), and The Gateway Music Festival (Bengough, SK).

For more on Kara, go to www.karagolemba.com or www.sonicbids.com/karagolemba/.

For more Empty Room videos, subscribe to our YouTube channel!  Remember every Monday morning at 8:15am you’ll here the newest Empty Room track on CBC’s Morning Edition with Sheila Coles!

Season 2 – Week #9: An Empty Room with Poor Nameless Boy – “Bravery”

In this week’s edition of the Empty Room, Poor Nameless Boy performs his song “Bravery” with accompaniment by violinist Carmelle Pretzlaw!  This Regina-based indie folk artist’s mellow sound is personal, speaking honestly about love, life, and our changing hearts in a busy world. He has been described as a lighter version of John Mayer with the wispy sounds of Gregory Alan Isakov.  For more information on this artist go to www.poornamelessboy.com.

Subscribe to our youtube channel to stay up to date with latest Empty Room videos!

Keep tuning in to CBC Radio every Monday morning at 8:15am to hear the audio track of each recording on the Morning Edition with Sheila Coles!

Season 2 – Week #8: An Empty Room with Rugged Little Thing – “Take A Number”

The banjo makes its second appearance in the second season this week with Rugged Little Thing’s performance of their song “Take A Number”!  Born out of kitchen jams and late nights by campfires in Canada’s north, Saskatoon’s Rugged Little Thing blends together a perfect cocktail of Old Time, Bluegrass, and Folk Music that feels like home. They will be playing a number of festivals in Saskatchewan this summer- including Jazz Fest, Ness Creek, All Folked Up, Taste of Saskatchewan, The Northern Lights Bluegrass and Old Time Music Festival, and the Napatak Ramble.  With the release of a new album, a summer full of festivals AND their upcoming wedding, 2016 is shaping up to be an exciting year for this ambitious duo.  For more details on all of Rugged Little Thing’s upcoming events, go to www.ruggedlittlething.com.

To see more videos from the series, go to our youtube channel (and click subscribe so you don’t miss any upcoming episodes – this is only week 8 of 24).

Listen to CBC Radio’s Morning Edition with Sheila Coles every Monday morning at 8:15am to hear the audio track for each song!