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Songwriter's Circle: An Evening of Songs and Stories

Songwriter's Circle: An Evening of Songs and Stories

27 Jun 2016 by Canvas Sounds
For any softies out there who enjoy the experience of watching a sad man or woman bare their soul and play pretty folk songs while onlookers wear berets and stroke their oiled goatees, nodding in muted agreement and sipping on craft beer - look no further than The Castle Hotel's Songwriter Circle on August 11, where our kid Calan Mai will be taking the stage with five of Manchester's finest trouba...
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Robbie Cavanagh Performs for OAW

Robbie Cavanagh Performs for OAW

30 May 2016 by Canvas Sounds
For OAW #7, tenor-toned, Dixie strumming songster, Robbie Cavanagh swings by Manchester’s Northern Quarter with a couple’a pretty ditties in his heart and a self-devised, surname rhyme scheme we can only assume makes him more endearing to the fiddle-playing, country-lovin’ hoedown crowds of yesteryear.   Bathed in the glow of humming house lights and his eponymous theatre marquee sign most likel...
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FAIRCHILD Live @ Plug (Sheffield)

26 Jun 2016 by Canvas Sounds
FAIRCHILD are heading for the River Sheaf on September 17 to show Sheffield their vintage dance moves and possibly catch a quick tour of the steel museum (which, according to Trip Advisor is just a ri...
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Lyon Apprentice Perform For OAW

07 Apr 2016 by Canvas Sounds
For OAW #6 bewhiskered brothers Lyon Apprentice grace a music store showroom floor with a tandem duet on a shiny grand piano way out of their skill or price range. Looking as though they’ve halfway re...
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from the diary...

My Top 5 Sad Bastard Songs

11 Jun 2016 by Jordan Lawrence
I have a huge, raging penchant for all things sad bastard. There, I said it. Every time I sit down to write a song I attempt to mine another nugget of melancholy from the already ravaged quarry of my ...
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Chasing the Dream

25 Jan 2016 by Patchy
Just under a year ago, a group of guys from the warm and sunny Gold Coast thought it would be a fantastic idea to give up all the stability and security provided by our homes and careers and move to t...
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5 Important Things to Know Before Working at The Royal London Hospital

14 Jan 2016 by Adam Lyons
I had already made up my mind that I wasn’t a big fan of London. So when I rolled into Euston station on a Sunday night with a pocket full of change and the looming prospect of starting a new job ...
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Prologue

30 Nov 2015 by Canvas Sounds
This is how it feels to be one of eleven uprooted Aussies hunting the elusive rock and roll dream in Manchester. For the better part of a year we’ve made music, partied hard and built new lives in the...
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