Morgan Rider blends folk, metal, and fantasy with Musiikki show, new album

Morgan Rider returns to Kingston tonight for a solo show at Musiikki Cafe. While the focus will be his “laid-back, haunting folk” sound, Kingston audiences may have seen him before with his more heavy metal-based project Vesperia at The Mansion or Overtime. As a solo artist, he’s played at Musiikki

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Jill Barber’s latest tour truly is ‘Dedicated To You’

When Jill Barber describes her latest tour, Dedicated To You, a word that comes up a lot is ‘collaboration.’ But for Barber, one of the country’s most celebrated modern sing-songwriters and a Queen’s University graduate, the word ‘collaboration’ doesn’t mean bringing other musicians on board when she refers to the

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Newfoundland singer-songwriter stops at Musiikki

  Sherry Ryan’s music has been compared to John Prine, Lucinda Williams, and Gillian Welch, but you might not easily get her to admit to those influences. “I listened to John Prine a lot as a teenager,” said Ryan. “His songs are really simple. They get to you and bring

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