Amelia Curran “Watershed” (Six Shooter Records, 2017)

Canadian singer-songwriter Amelia Curran utilises folk, country and pop in fine fashion. Her roving artistic style showing hints of Nashville famed acts Beth Nielsen Chapman and Rosanne Cash, and on the song No More Quiet I found traces of Shawn Colvin. Such the resolute feel of the song, the listener can’t help but be impressed … Continue reading “Amelia Curran “Watershed” (Six Shooter Records, 2017)”

Dirty Dozen: Amelia Curran

Amelia Curran is a songwriter, activist and mental health advocate from St John’s, Newfoundland.  Curran has won or been nominated for JUNA Awards for three consecutive albums and is firmly established as one of the country’s preeminent poetic songwriters.  The new album “Watershed” marks a threshold and a directional change. The tenor of this new album … Continue reading “Dirty Dozen: Amelia Curran”

More names added to Maverick 2017 line-up

Arguably the UK’s most americana-y festival Maverick has added some more artists to its tenth anniversary line-up.  Justin Townes Earle, son of Steve, will be joining proceedings, alongside Juno Award winning East Coast songwriter Amelia Curran, and Canadian roots rocker Terra Lightfoot. Also added to the line-up are lively New Orleans jazz street music from … Continue reading “More names added to Maverick 2017 line-up”