Fortunate Ones Release “Northern Star” – #4 for 2 weeks on CBC Radio

March 21, 2018

Fortunate Ones’ track “Northern Star” has been on the CBC Music Top 20 radio chart for three weeks, debuted at #14 and at #4 for the last two weeks!  Show your support of the song by voting at:

Rose Cousins Nominated for JUNO Songwriter of the Year

March 20, 2018

This week is JUNO week in Vancouver!  You’ll find Rose Cousins appearing throughout the event, at the JUNO Cup Jam, in the Outlaws & Gunslingers show, in the Songwriter Circle, and a couple other places TBA.  More info at: and

Kirby Brown in Luck Reunion’s Hotel Sessions

February 7, 2018

Wander on over to the Luck Reunion‘s latest innovation “The Luck Journal“… and you’ll find Kirby Brown performing “Broken Bell” – a song from his forthcoming album accompanied by The Texas Gentlemen.

Market Monkeys artists to showcase at Folk Alliance

February 7, 2018

Download printable PDF of all our artists’ full showcase schedules >>

Rose Cousins nominated for 8 East Coast Music Awards

February 1, 2018

Songwriter of the Year
Song of the Year – “Grace” (Producer: Joe Henry)
Album of the Year
Folk Recording of the Year
Solo Recording of the Year
Fans’ Choice Entertainer of the Year
Fans’ Choice Video of the Year – “Chains” (Director: Nathan Boone)
Video of the Year – “White Flag” (Director: Shehab Ilyas)

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the story you tell yourself is true

March 17, 2018

I’ve always struggled with the “fake it til you make it” concept.  Probably because it starts with the word fake.  And it suggests that pretending to be something you’re not is a positive thing.

As a general rule, I’m not into FAKE or PRETENDING.

Lately, a few people have said this phrase to me in different contexts.  Each time, I had the visceral reaction I always do. 

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