with opener John Fettes
GrassRoots Regina presents independent singer-songwriter Jory Nash in concert. Jory blends elements of folk, jazz, blues, soul, and pop into an original stew of sound. A master storyteller with a commanding stage presence, Jory tours across North America playing mostly solo concerts.
Opening set by John Fettes
Friday, February 19, 2010
The Club, 2431 8th Avenue, Regina
Show starts at 8:30 p.m.
Admission: $10 at the door
Click here to see poster.
Jory Nash is a Toronto-based independent folk artist who has the unique ability to meld many different musical styles into his own version of contemporary folk music. Jory has mastered various styles and instruments. He plays acoustic guitar, both finger-style and flat pick strum. He also plays piano and five-string banjo and compliments his playing with his warm, inviting voice.
Jory is a past winner of the Ontario Council of Folk Festivals prestigious "Songs from the Heart" songwriting competition and his music has been featured on television and radio, especially on various nationwide CBC programs. He released his debut album, One way Down, in 1998 and has followed that up with five more albums, his latest, New Blue Day, in 2009.
“Jory Nash ... captivates with his unique yearning voice, evocative writing and thoughtful arrangements.” - Sing Out!
Before You Get There clip:
Web site: www.jorynash.com
My Space: www.myspace.com/jorynash
Born and raised in Regina, John Fettes crafts honest, powerful narrative-folk songs – stories about who we are, where we’re from, and where we’re going. Pairing deceptively simple arrangements with incisive commentary, John has shared the stage with indie notables like Fight The Monster, The Deep Dark Woods and Brad Mey. In 2007, he was nominated for Young Performer of the Year at the Canadian Folk Music Awards on the strength of his 2006 EP Poor Art for Poor People. He is currently working on a new recording which is due to be released this spring.
Before the Fall clip:
My Space : www.myspace.com/johnfettes