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Colleen Brown @ Drake Underground

. : : July 26th, 2010 : : . Wow! Four posted Colleen Brown shows in five weeks? An astounding feat for an artist that, until this year’s recent North By North East (NXNE) festival, didn’t even register on my radar. Certainly, Colleen Brown was this year’s exceptional find at my two-day, limited experience at the city-wide musical circus, and my love of and deep appreciation for her music has deepened with back-to-back-to-back-to-back phenomenal performances. I was a bit concerned that so frequent blog updates dedicated to Ms. Brown would over-saturate any interest in the performer from my dedicated readers, but positive fan feedback has been…

Kathleen Edwards @ Dakota Tavern

      . : : September 16th, 2008 : : . My first exposure to Kathleen Edwards was at North By North-East (NXNE) in June of 2007. OK, that was a lie — my real first exposure to Kathleen was in her duet with Jim Cuddy on his too-cute-to-be-camp song Married Again. However, NXNE was my first exposure to Kathleen’s solo work. Really, I only went because I wanted to see Blue Rodeo at a venue smaller than Massey Hall or The Molson Amphitheatre (the band’s two usual haunts), and Lee’s Palace was a great candidate. The fact that I ended up…