This Land Is Our Land

On October 20,2015 we are proud to be a part of an historic show, This Land Is Our Land, to benefit McDermott House Canad. MHC is an origanization founded by Canadian icon John McDermott to assist the veterans and honour the armed forces personal. The show is a mixed bag of Canadian talent including Caledon County, a Celtic trio, Piper Rory Sinclair, Meghan Bold and her Bold Step Dancers, The Metis Fiddler Trio and myself. This is a show I can't wait for. Tickets are available at swilsack@mcdermotthousecanada.org or call 289 683 3555.

Homemade Music at Musideum

On Thursday May 7th, I will be performing to 2 sets of original songs to a small, intimate group at the famous Musideum.  This one of my favourite venues in the ciy to play. No cuttlery, no clinking glasses no noisy cash registers. Just myself , guitarist Bob Cohen and the sound of 2 guitars and a voice. I'll be playing some old songs and some i've never played live before. Can't wait for this date.

Show Time on The Ides of March

Really looking forward to a show on Sunday March 15th at Vino Rosso in Toronto. I'll sharing the stage with Max Layton, Robyn Hayle and The Shenanigans. I'll have Bobby Cohen backing me up and I'm looking fowrad to trying out a couple of new songs. It's been a long hard winter so it will be good to get back out there.  Showtime is 2 to 5 P.M. See you there.

A New Year a New Chance To Shine

With every new year a new chance to shine is presenred to us. I'm looking forward to 2015 as an excellent opportunity to grab for that elusive brass ring. The new album is stiil in the works. A song i wrote with Zita DaSilva Danca Comigo, a Portugese/English samba tune, perfect  for the 2016 Olymopics is being recordring by up and coming singer Mimi o'Bonsawin. Look for big things for the song and for Mimi. A big talent. Playing a couple of gigswith singer/songwriter Orit Shimoni being backed by old fave Bob Cohen and booked at mt favourite Toronto venue Musideum on May 8th.

A Night of Country Music at Musideum

Looking forward to a night of country music from the 50's to the 90's at Don Quan's Musideum on Thursday Sept 25th at 8 PM. Bob Cohen and I will be playing songs we grew up with by Hank, Merle, Jones, Waylon and Willie right up to Vince Gill and Garth.. It's going to fun playing songs other than all my orignals sand I'm really looking forward to it. Will post the results after the show. Giddy up!

CCMA Awards and Country Music Week Was A Blast

What a great week we had in Edmonton Alberta for country music week. Met lots of old friends and made some new ones. Edmonton was a great host city and had all the great venues to put on the shows. The Royalty Records party was a flashback with a lot of the old legacy arists performing and some of the new ones like Hey Rpmeo. Special thanks to Rob Shapiro of ey Romeo for picking us up at airport. Saved us a few bucks and got to chat with Rob for bit as well.

The Silver Bullet Showcase At CCMAs in Edmonton

This September I will be flying off to participate at the Silver Bullet Showcase at Sherlock Holmes Pub in downtown Edmonton as part of CCMA week. There will 14 talented young singer songwriters on the bill and I get to host and introduce these up and coming stars Can't wait and I want to thank iSee & Associates  and Anya Wilson Promotions for inviting me and Cashbox Magazine Canada and the Entertainment Music Group for all their help. Let's go!!

Big Things Coming

Hey everybody. Just a short blog to bring everyone up to speed. We are coming up on some exciting things that I will go into more detail on a little later. The new album will be ready shortly and is going to be a 20 song collection called Cover Me. These are all tunes I would love to see other artists cover and have hits with Stay tuned. In September we will showcasing in Edmonton for CCMA's with some fine young talent, Billy J White, Carli and Juli Kennedy and the talented Mike Trudell to name a few.

Cadillac Lounge Wednesday Music Club Songwriter Round

What I great time we had last Wednesday night at the iconic Cadillac Lounge in Toronto. I was invited by Irene Carroll and Brian and Trisha Donkers to be part of the first ever round at the Cadillac. What a great bunch of young songwriters there were there. Brian Donkers, Carli and Julie Kennedy, Billy J White and Steve Rivers all came armed with a bunch of great songs. From Cashbox Magazine Canada