Show this Friday with Peter Katz! 

Let's just say I am so so so excited for this show. I'll be playing as a trio with Ari Swan (violin) and Quinn Brander (cello). We have rearranged old songs with the help of Nick Lavigne and may even do a new song or two.

All the details (and tickets) are here: http://www.hellodarlinproductions.com/upcoming_concerts.htm
8pm, Friday February 7th!

Did I mention we are opening for Folk machine Peter Katz!?

New Year, New Projects, New Shows 

I am long overdue for a post, aren't I? The last few months have been incredible- an east coast tour with Heirloom, amazing jam times the Folk Music Ontario conference, playing a couple of sweet shows with my very own Dad and guitar master Martin Posen, and finally coming home to Montreal to rest a while in my hometown.
 

Heirloom hanging out in Cape Breton for the very first time.


The new year is bringing some exciting things too! I am now the official host of Chick Pickin' Mondays at Grumpy's, a singer-songwriter night for women folks. Each week we have a new guest coming through, sometimes local, sometimes from the other end of the country (including friends Jenny and Kristen Berkel, Ainsley McNeaney, Heirloom, Gabrielle Papillon, Cécile Doo-Kingué... the list goes on!). The full schedule can be viewed at http://chickpickin.wix.com/home. I'll be there most weeks, brandishing a banjo or a guitar, or potentially both, performing my usual material, and some unusual material (covers, and hopefully some new songs very soon).

Next week I am off to record on Gabrielle Papillon's new album! I'll be flying in to Halifax, sticking around for a few days to record some banjo, vocals and perhaps other random instruments. I am so excited for her new record. As part of my new years resolution to finally write some new material, I'm planning on hanging out for a few extra days to get inspired by the ocean, and jam with some of my beautiful East Coast musician friends.

When I get back I've got a really special show coming up- I am very excited to announce that I'll be opening for Peter Katz at Petit Campus on February 7th. More details coming soon, but save the date in the meantime! I may even have some sweet guests coming to play with me too. 

Happy New Year (and I promise to post more sooner rather than later),

Corinna

John Lennon Songwriting Contest & POP Montreal 

 I am so pleased to announce that the song "Green Mountain State" that I co-wrote with the Rusty Horse Band (and was featured in Sarah Polley's film, "Take This Waltz") just won the John Lennon Songwriting Contest in the Folk Category! Check us out on the front page: http://www.jlsc.com/winners/2013a/winners.php

We are so stoked, and what fabulous news to receive while on tour. Leah and I have had a fabulous trip - We are on the train home to Montreal as we speak, Leah's editing some sweet photos beside me and we're just catching up on some e-mails. We'll be posting some good ones soon!

In the meantime, here's a shot of us playing with Sarah Jane Scouten and Kristen Berkel in Bruno, SK! We happened to run into them in Saskatoon the night before, and they invited us to come celebtrate the arrival of CTV Saskatoon, in Bruno. We jammed all day, and Leah even line danced.




Oh and did I mention that we'll be playing TWICE at POP Montreal this year? Come hang out at Petit Campus on Friday Sept. 27th for 8:30pm (http://indiemontreal.ca/fr/?p=5686), or at Brasserie Beaubien on Sunday Sept. 29th (with the full band!) at 9:15pm (https://www.facebook.com/events/431996113576971/), or both! We'd love to see you there.

'till next time!



So It Goes Contest and Sweet Show with Jennah Barry 

I am SO excited to finally share this! We are launching a verse contest to the song "So It Goes".

You can turn your excrutiating breakup or strange dating experience into hilarious rhyming couplets!

Winning verses will be published on Facebook, and brave souls who are willing to perform their verses at a show will get free CDs, T-Shirts and maybe even a free beer (if you do it at Chick Pickin' Mondays). We may even eventually make a nice little zine out of it.

Take a look at the video below for more info, and visit http://www.corinnarose.com/soitgoes for the latest verse examples.



You can also give the track a listen (and get a free download) below!



Submissions can be made via e-mail at: soitgoes[at]corinnarose[dot]com OR in person at any Corinna Rose show!

The first opportunity to submit in person will be this Wednesday August 21st at the Mile End Guitar Shop. We're playing with East Coast sensations Jennah Barry and Burrows! More info and tickets here: http://corinnarose.bandcamp.com/merch/ticket-to-mile-end-guitar-shop-show



 

Western Canadian tour. 




This summer has been super fun and relaxing and lovely, but it's almost time to get back on the road! Leah and I will be travelling out through the west, to finally bring Northeast Southwest to the other end of the country. 

Here are our tour dates thus far (SK and MB dates coming soon too!):

WED 21 AUGUST (Tour Kickoff!), 8PM
Mile End Guitar Shop
Montreal, QC, Canada
with Jennah Barry and Burrows
Tickets: http://corinnarose.bandcamp.com/merch/ticket-to-mile-end-guitar-shop-show

TUE 3 SEPTEMBER 9PM
Wunderbar
Edmonton, AB, Canada
with Ariane Mahryke Lemire

THU 5 SEPTEMBER 9PM
Wine Ohs
Calgary, AB, Canada
with Amy Thiessen

FRI 6 SEPTEMBER 1PM
The Hub On Ross
Red Deer, AB, Canada

SAT 7 SEPTEMBER
Rockwater Grill & Bar
Golden, BC, Canada

MON 9 SEPTEMBER, 8PM
Fireside Lounge & Wine Bar
Waterton Park, AB, Canada

TUE 10 SEPTEMBER, 8PM
Expressions
Nelson, BC, Canada

THU 12 SEPTEMBER, 8PM
Prophouse Café
Vancouver, BC, Canada
with Christa Couture

FRI 13 SEPTEMBER, 7:30PM
Solstice Café
Victoria, BC, Canada
with Brett Wildeman and Davis Dalgleish

SAT 14 SEPTEMBER, 7PM
Streaming Cafe
Kelowna, BC, Canada
Facebook event: https://www.facebook.com/events/548271751876169/

Thanks to Olga Abeleva for the gorgeous poster design.
More info coming soon!

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