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Non-profit music venue launches fundraiser CD

The Embassy Live Music Cafe is a unique and cherished music venue in downtown Kingston, and this Saturday, they’re launching a compilation CD as a fundraiser for the non-profit venue. “The idea actually came from (Westport-based musician) Shawn McCullough,” said Travis Blackmore, founder and chair of Lionhearts Inc., the food

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Musician Chris Murphy heading to Newfoundland

  This Saturday, the local folk and Celtic group Turpin’s Trail will play at Chalmers United Church as a bit of a send off to the band’s guitarist, Chris Murphy. At the end of May, Murphy and his family are heading to Newfoundland for three months. During that time, Murphy’s

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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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Best of 2015: #ygkPlaylist for 2015

In March 2015, we set out to create a monthly mixtape featuring Kingston’s best and brightest musical talents.  The #ygkPlaylist was subsequently born, and over the past nine months we’ve worked tirelessly to highlight new and familiar releases from an unbelievable number of established artists and aspiring new acts throughout

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