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Linda McRae, HOWARD RIX & HIS LUCKY STARS, Headwater

Fri. April 11th 2008 10 pm - 2 am doors at 8:30 Railway Club (No Minors) 10 pm - 2 am doors at 8:30
$10. $8 (Members)
Linda McRae featuring Nova Devonie and Stephen Nikleva with Special Guests: Headwater & Howard Rix and The Lucky Stars
From her early days with Spirit of the West through numerous alternative country amalgams, Linda McRae is beyond comparison in her home and native land. Her inspired journey continues with her latest Black Hen release, “Carve It To The Heart” and her recent move to Nashville to pursue her burgeoning songwriting career.Join Linda McRae and fellow band mates Nova Devonie on accordion and vocals (Ranch Romance, Jo Miller & the Burly Roughnecks, Miles & Karina) and Stephen Nikleva on guitars and mandolin (Ray Condo, Sarah McLachlan, Sandy Scofield) and Marc L’esperance on fiddle and percussion (Pleasure Suit, Ghettoblaster, Conrad, The Highballs) for her triumphant return to Canada and a rare opportunity to see Linda and the band in action.
Howard Rix (lead singer) extraordinaire is the man in control of his Lucky Stars at the Railway Club April 11th. His veteran line-up consists of some of the finest root players this city has: Jimmy Roy (steel guitar) Steve Taylor (drum) Stephen Nikleva (lead guitar and Joanie Kepler. (acoustic bass)

Linda McRae (folk/roots)

"Whether roots music is your cup of tea or not, this standout recording is a consciousness-raising journey through a challenging emotional landscape that also embraces hope and redemption." Lesley Mitchell-Clarke - Current Reviews - Pot Pourri Shadow Trails by Linda McRae California’s Folsom State Prison occupies a hallowed place in the hist... more info


Hearing Headwater is like listening to the West Coast of Canada in song. Freewheeling, fierce, sentimental and sexy, the Vancouver, B.C., band has earned its reputation as one of the finest acoustic roots groups around the old-fashioned way – they work their asses off. Formed in 2003 by childhood friends Jonas Shandel (vocals/guitar/banjo) and... more info
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