Profile of Justin Brake

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  • All-female songwriters’ circle happening this weekend

    Some of St. John’s most esteemed young folk singers are working together to carve their own niche in the city’s music scene.The recent growth in ...

  • Cowboy Junkies to make island debut

    It took longer than the span of most bands’ careers, but after 27 years together the Cowboy Junkies will finally perform in Newfoundland. The ...

  • Through the lens of happenstance

    It’s been a while, but The Hidden Cameras are returning to St. John’s.In 2007 the popular Toronto-based indie pop band, which features St. John’s ...

  • Oregon band returns for island gig

    It was no surprise when Jesse Marshall and Ian Cook didn’t answer their phones.Together they are one third of Oregon punk-bluegrass outfit Larry ...

  • Inheriting a choice: to sing or not to sing?

    He’s played to festival-size crowds before, but this one’s going to be big in another way.Matthew Byrne’s Thursday show at the LSPU Hall in St. ...

  • Artists discuss impact of local CBC cuts

    Leaders of major arts organizations throughout the province — along with a number of musicians and members of the public — gathered in St. John’s ...

  • Accordion in hand

    If you caught one of Ingrid Gatin’s St. John’s performances last spring you’ll be happy as a clam to know Manitoba’s accordion-wielding ...

  • Modern Grass to mow over province

    Sometimes when you least expect it, things just seem to fall into place.Just ask Tom Terrell, who is tagging along with Newfoundland songwriter ...

  • Live music broadcasts fall victim to federal cuts

    No one was more shocked than Glen Tilley by the federal government’s recent announcement it would cut funding to the CBC and what that would mean ...

  • Making art more accessible

    “Doing the work is rewarding enough, but you do have to live and it’s a business, and … you learn as you go along,” says Bill Rose, the ...