Playlist: Episode #679, January 29, 2017

The political climate is getting downright disgusting down there, but luckily there are great artists who can make something beautiful out of a very bad situation. A bunch of those songs & stories today. We’ve also got a bunch of … Continue reading

Playlist: Episode #678, January 22, 2017

Today a bunch of new (and new to me) music, as well as a tribute to the great Greg Trooper who passed away recently. Artist – Song title – Album Title – CDN=Canadian – MB = Manitoba Artist – WPG=Winnipeg … Continue reading

Bidiniband @ Times Change(d) Sat. Feb. 18 & The Sunset Saloon, Fri. Feb. 17!

Bidiniband will be doing a special early show at Times Change(d) High & Lonesome Club on Saturday, February 18 where they’ll do a set of their music as well as a set backing up NHL legend Bryan Trottier! Tickets for … Continue reading

CD Review: Brock Zeman – The Carnival Is Back In Town

Brock Zeman The Carnival Is Back in Town Pulling Your Sword Out of the Devil’s Back (2015) Busted Flat Records Prolific Ottawa area songwriter Brock Zeman returns with yet another strong album, hot on the heels of his 2015 masterpiece, … Continue reading

Playlist: Episode #677, January 15, 2017

To get away from the dreadful and dreary weather, we’re taking a vacation today, and spending an hour in Australia to visit with a few friends from Down Under. On the way home, we’ll stop in on the East Coast … Continue reading

Podcast: January 8, 2017

Episode #676 2017 started off not much better than 2016, when the sad news of one of Canada’s iconic music venues, Toronto’s Hugh’s Room, has closed. We played some songs in honour of Hugh’s shows past and uncertain future. That, … Continue reading

Podcast: Steel Belted Radio – Jan. 5, 2017

A bunch of rambling around this evening, with a Sunset Saloon show announcement, some 2016 house concert memories, a seemingly random and unprovoked tribute to ALT, another seemingly random look at the year 2008, and a look ahead to some … Continue reading

Playlist: Episode #676, January 8, 2017

2017 started off not much better than 2016, when the sad news of one of Canada’s iconic music venues, Toronto’s Hugh’s Room, has closed. We played some songs in honour of Hugh’s shows past and uncertain future. That, and the … Continue reading

Mayhemingways at The Sunset Saloon February 3, 2017!

Tell the Band to Go Home & Steel Belted Radio proudly present: Mayhemingways (mayhemingways.wordpress.com) at The Sunset Saloon (house concert in Westwood) Friday, February 3, 2017 8:00 Suggested donation $20 (price flexible, all proceeds to this amazing duo!) If you … Continue reading