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Alt-Country w. Rae Billing & her band Crybaby, Thurs Oct 10

August 25th, 2019
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Thursday October 10, 2019, at 8 pm, $15. To reserve tickets (and seating), call 905-543-8512, or  Book online BUY_tix_button


Rae Billing and her Alt-Country band CRYBABY: Rae Billing vocals and acoustic guitar, Andrew Aldridge lead guitar, Greg Brisco keys, Carrie Ashcroft bass and Josh Sticks Hicks drums. Special guest Michael Vallely.
CRYBABY is an alt-country band originally formed in Toronto in the mid-1990’s and reformed in Hamilton in late 2016 with a blend of Toronto and Hamilton players. Their music has been described as tangy country soul” and “late night, pan-Americana rootsy songs… handled with gutsy femininity.”

Event, Music, Music-country, Music-rock

Tia McGraff and Tommy Parham, Fri Sept 20

August 6th, 2019
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Friday September 20, 2019, at 8 pm. $15. To reserve tickets and seating, call 905-543-8512
or Book online   BUY_tix_button

Americana-country songstress Tia McGraff, and singer-guitarist Tommy Parham return to Artword Artbar. This time they are bringing Duane Rutter to play electric guitar with them. Their friend singer/songwriter David Wells will play an opening set. The concert will be followed by a meet-and-greet.
“Tia McGraff and Tommy Parham continue proving they are one of the best creative duos working today with the release of Stubborn in My Blood (2018).” Tia and Tommy have earned a respect in the music industry and a global fan base. The duo have a gift for getting to the heart of the matter and writing relatable songs about life, love and this crazy world we live in.

Tia McGraff is an award-winning Americana/Country singer-songwriter from Port Dover, ON. Tia’s talent has been described as “haunting and soul-gripping.” Tia’s 2015 release Crazy Beautiful, produced by Colorado native, husband and longtime collaborator Tommy Parham, immediately impressed radio programmers in the USA, Canada and Europe. Tommy, who moved to Nashville in 1998 with a staff songwriter deal in hand, soon became one of Music Row’s sought-after hit-writers, and is credited with cuts by major label artists and film placements.

Event, Music, Music-country, Music-roots