Let the holiday shopping begin Nov. 22 —with a creative twist!

By on Nov 20, 2014 in Press, Whats New | 0 comments

We’re coming up to near one month to go until Christmas Day, the hallmark still generally regarded —despite the wonderful multiplicity of other cultural celebrations also observed in Toronto this time of year— as the central occasion of the “holiday” and gift-giving season.

This month’s talented ‘Nashville Bound’ troupe really is –

By on Aug 29, 2014 in Press, Whats New | 0 comments

On the fourth Sunday of each month for the past nearly half-year, elegant Folk songwriter and genial host Glen Hornblast has been shepherding a stellar showcase series that brings together several talented Roots/Country artists to each do a set as part of his Nashville Bound series at Free Times Café.

Saturday Sessions at Black Swan – Featured Artist Harpin’ Norm

By on Mar 26, 2014 in Press, Whats New | 0 comments

Down on the Danforth lives a boy name Brian Gladestone who is the director of Winterfolk Blues Festival and the Saturday Sessions. Held upstairs of the Black Swan every Saturday afternoon is a place where upcoming artists in Toronto get a place to meet and jam. This week’s feature is Harpin’ Norm a singer song writer who prefers to call himself just a harp player. I met Norm several years ago as he was working on his craft at Grossmans Tavern.

Harpin’ Norm to host ‘Hirut Howl’ Wednesdays 8-11

By on Feb 6, 2013 in Press, Whats New | 0 comments

You may notice a somewhat different style of event if you go to Hirut at 2050 Danforth Ave. on a Wednesday night now that I’ve left off hosting my open stages there.

‘Nashville Norm’ Lucien takes spotlight himself Wed. at Hirut

By on Jan 15, 2013 in Press, Whats New | 0 comments

On Facebook and on the credits for his song “The World’s Strongest Man” that appears on the ‘SongTown Vol. 3: Nashville’ compilation album, he’s known as “Harpin’ Norm Luicien” .