Tara Holloway - Performing at Raw Sugar Cafe Saturday
If her fire red hair doesn't first grab your attention, her raspy, raunchy, sultry voice certainly will. Tara has been singing and playing some kind of musical instrument ever since she can remember. She is at home on stage, entertaining, singing her stories and grooving to her quirky but honest lyrics. She is touring around the country in support of her latest disc, Sins to Confess.
Paper Lions - Performing at Zaphod's on Saturday
Headed by brothers John and Rob MacPhee, the Paper Lions are from Prince Edward Island. Since their song "Traveling" broke through on YouTube in 2006, they've performed everywhere from China to Italy to Nunavut. The 4-piece band has amassed a multitude of awards and nominations along the way. Their latest disc, At Long Creek, is a collection of snap-shots of PEI with stories of childhood memories, love, pain and beaches.
Tune in every Friday from 5 to 6 pm in Ottawa on your FM dial at 89.1 or on-line from anywhere on the planet: www.CHUO.fm