Latent Lounge

Jerry Leger’s Record Release Party!

The first Latent Lounge show is this Wednesday at Monarch Tavern in Toronto. The record release party  for Jerry Leger’s album “Nonsense and Heartache” on April 5th includes an early set of songs from Trinity Sessions by the Cowboy Junkies performed by artists from the Latent Recordings roster, an opening set by Ivy Marie, and on the final night we open for the…   …read the rest.

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Saying farewell to 2016 and welcoming “Nonsense and Heartache”

To celebrate the end of another great year living in Toronto I recorded a song called “Benson Ave” and put together a fun video of highlights from our travels. The new tune is a funky instrumental featuring friends and colleagues Alan Zemaitis on the Hammond organ, Chris Butcher on trombone, and Marito Marques on drums. You can download it for free on Soundcloud and click here to…   …read the rest.

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Back from Spain!

Last week The Quique Escamilla Band played at WOMEX16 in Santiago de Compostela. Our showcase went great and we spent the rest of the week meeting inspiring musicians and progressive people who work hard to promote music from all over the world. As much as I love to travel it feels great to be home and releasing some new music. This Friday, Nov 18th a new side-project…   …read the rest.

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The Del Fi’s Album Is Here!

I will never forget the day we recorded “Crowd Pleaser”. Thirteen musicians arrived randomly to The Trailer and recorded this 11 track album of untouched spontaneous rock and roll. “Crowd Pleaser” is essential listening for folks like me who appreciate live-off-the-floor music like The Basement Tapes, and top shelf rock & roll poetry.     “…Jerry Leger is a Toronto singer/songwriter, and one of…   …read the rest.

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2015 World Music Album of the Year – Winner!

Compadres! It has arrived! This is a photo of Mr. QuiQue Escamilla holding his 2014 CFMA (Canadian Folk Music Award) for World Solo Artist of the Year, and I am holding the JUNO award for QuiQue’s album “500 Years Of Night.”  Click on the album’s name to download it from iTunes along with a 16 page booklet of lyrics and very powerful photography. The album brings to light…   …read the rest.

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Spring Tour Homecoming

Back from a beautiful ‘coast to coast’ Canadian Tour, 22 shows in 22 towns from PEI to Vancouver, accompanying Jerry Leger on my Kay upright and Supro lap steel guitar and promoting my new record Miles to Morning. Now I am home in Toronto, playing the Luminato and PanAm festivals with QuiQue Escamilla and gearing up for another jam-packed summer full of festivals and Live Dates near you!

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CD Release Party for “Miles to Morning”

SATURDAY,NOVEMBER 29th AT THE CAMERON HOUSE Doors at 9pm Show from 9:30pm to 11pm DJ Kenny Bounce from 11pm onward admission $10 or $20 with CD PRE SHOW: 5pm to 7pm AT Ellington’s Music & Cafe – 805 St Clair Ave W

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West Coasting It

Just a short update today. I am in the middle of a fantastic tour of Canada with the QuiQue Escamilla Band. So far we have played a festival in PEI, Vancouver Island, Hermann’s Jazz club in Victoria and awaiting our shows this weekend at Harrisson Hot Springs Festival and the Vancouver Folk Festival. It was a real treat on VI…   …read the rest.

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