Season 2 – Week #23: An Empty Room with Ryan Boldt – “Fallen Leaves”

This Thanksgiving we are thankful to have Ryan Boldt’s performance of “Fallen Leaves” as the newest edition to our Empty Room series!  Born and raised on the prairies, Ryan Boldt released 5 albums over 10 years with his band The Deep Dark Woods.  Inspired by the traditional music of America and England, he is currently working on his second solo album “Yarrow”, which will be released soon with a tour to follow.  For more information, go to www.ryanboldt.com.  If you missed Ryan’s first video “San Juan Hill”, head on over to YouTube to check it out.

That’s 23 down with only 1 more video left in this season!  Tune into CBC Radio next Monday morning at 8:15am to hear the last Empty Room track on air!

Season 2 – Week #12: An Empty Room with Nick Faye – “Wild Bones”

This week, we hit the halfway point in this season of the Empty Room with Nick Faye’s performance of “Wild Bones”.  Nick Faye & The Deputies are a band from the deepest depths of the Canadian Prairies (Regina, SK). They make music that sticks to your ribs, like a big plate of perogies and sour cream. They will be performing at Long Days Night Music Festival, Regina Folk Festival, and Gimli Icelandic Festival this summer before heading into the studio in November to record their third full length album.  For more information go to: www.nickfayedeputies.com.

Next week we start round two, revealing a second video from each of these 12 artists.  A new video will debut every Sunday evening and every morning CBC will play the audio from each track live on the air at 8:15am (the Morning Edition with Sheila Coles).

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Season 2 – Week #11: An Empty Room with Ryan Boldt – “San Juan Hill”

In this week’s episode, Ryan Boldt performs his song “San Juan Hill” to an Empty Room at the Creative City Centre.  Born and raised on the prairies, Boldt released 5 albums over 10 years with his band The Deep Dark Woods.  Inspired by the traditional music of America and England, he is currently working on his second solo album “Yarrow”, which will be released soon with a tour to follow.  For more information, go to www.ryanboldt.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 11 of 24).

Listen to CBC Radio’s Morning Edition with Sheila Coles every Monday morning at 8:15am to hear the audio from each Empty Room on the air!

Prairie Roots Revue with Zachary Lucky, Carly Maicher, Kacy & Clayton, and Ryan Boldt, December 11, Doors at 7:30, $10 in advance or $12 at the door

Don’t miss the Prairie Roots Revue, the traveling show that brings you some of the best folk music and songwriters the prairies can call their own. For one night only! Featuring performances by Ryan Boldt, Zachary Lucky, Carly Maicher and Kacy & Clayton.

Zachary Lucky | www.zacharylucky.com
Zachary Lucky is a patriot. Born and raised in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan – he was never one to wander to far off the beaten track – until he showed up on the Canadian music circuit in August of 2010 with his debut full length recording “Come and Gone.” “Striking and beautifully crafted, the songs on Zachary Lucky’s debut album reveal a talent for melody and a newfound confidence – Come & Gone is an enticingly brief, but highly auspicious debut” said exclaim.ca. Come and Gone charted on college radio for a month and got continuous rotation on CBC Radio one and two.

After spending nearly two years in the shadows Zachary Lucky is back with the much anticipated release “Saskatchewan.” Saskatchewan is a patchwork of words, melodies and stories entrenched in all that Saskatchewan is. Songs written about Saskatchewan and for Saskatchewan. With the first single “Back in the fall” already be praised by publications across the country – Saskatchewan is sure to be an album that stands out in 2012.
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Ryan Boldt (of Deep Dark Woods) w/ Kacy & Clayton, June 23, 8 pm

Ryan Boldt

In concert, Thursday, June 23, Ryan Boldt with special guests Kacy & Clayton.  Advance tickets are available online here for $12.50 plus service charge.  There are only 40 seats available for this show, so we highly recommend you purchase your ticket in advance!

Ryan Boldt may be best known as the lead singer of the Deep Dark Woods, gaining significant airplay on CBC radio with their song “All The Money I Had Is Gone”.

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