Christina Martin – Thursday, May 24
Christina Martin is a multi-award winning Canadian singer-songwriter whose style has been described as an effortless union between Americana and Rock. “With her vivacious personality, brightly sparkling voice and unerring love of hooky choruses and peppy rhythms, Christina Martin should’ve easily slid into the cool waters of modern pop—if only pop hadn’t become a pimp for our shallowest tastes and sentiments.” (Edmonton’s Vue Weekly).
The Young Novelists – Thursday, June 7
The Young Novelists are a Toronto-based band fronted by husband and wife Graydon James and Laura Spink. Since the band’s inception in 2009, they have played stages across the U.S. and Canada, released three full-length albums, won numerous awards and continuous praise for their unmatched, effortless harmonies. With a sound that has been compared to everyone from The Band to ‘pre-weirdness’ Wilco, the band’s personal mission is to create sad songs for happy people — whether that means a nostalgic ballad or an upbeat anthem, The Young Novelists’ ability to tell familiar stories with a modern folk edge make them, and their songs, instant classics.
Garrett Mason – Wednesday, July 4 & Thursday, July 5
Juno award-winning blues guitarist Garrett Mason will return with his special solo show for 2 great nights this summer! The intimate stage at Corked Wine Bar has become one that both he and his audience really look forward to. Garrett’s a true bluesman at heart and known as one of Canada’s hottest, funkiest Blues acts. This blues man has learned well from his elders and has taken it to a whole new level, developing a unique sound and style all of his own.