HOK #79: Alysha Baldwin

Meet Alysha Baldwin. “I was born in Scarborough Grace Hospital and I grew up mostly in the middle of nowhere Ontario. I moved around a lot as a kid and lived on dead end dirt roads. Peterborough was a trip to the big city. I went to high school […]

Westfest 2018 line up announced

By Andrea Tomkins – This year’s 15th-anniversary edition of Westfest promises fans something familiar, as well as something new. The familiar: a diverse roster of entertainment with fresh artists to discover. The new: a location that comes with extra perks. “There is so much going on this year, […]

HOK #78: Rachel Gabourey

Meet Rachel Gabourey. “I was born in Huntsville and grew up in Huntsville. I came to Ottawa to go to school. I originally went to Algonquin College. After a year, I wanted more of an art degree so I went to SPAO [School of the Photographic Arts of Ottawa]. […]

Lynne Hanson (left) has teamed up with long time collaborator Lynn Miles (right) to form a folk country duo called The LYNNeS. Photo by Brittany Gawley

Seeing double with The LYNNeS

By Bradley Turcotte –  Kitchissippi singer-songwriter Lynne Hanson has teamed up with long time collaborator Lynn Miles to form The LYNNeS, a folk country duo whose debut album Heartbreak Song for the Radio dropped February 2. Accomplished solo artists on their own, Lynne won the Colleen Peterson Songwriting […]