2018 will see release of Allison Crowe’s “Fluttering”, an illuminating book of poetry/prose. Allison and band will unite on one continent or another to advance the exciting sounds of “Rare Birds”, their next studio album. First to hatch, though, is “Welcome to Us” – a sensational and fun album of music captured live at the LSPU (Longshoremen's Protective Union) Hall in St. John's, NL, Canada. Here’s a preview from Act 1 (the guitar-based songs – piano-centric songs comprise the second act).
“Canadian treasure” Allison Crowe’s music is among the riches aboard NPR’s “Caravan” this Friday night, November 2017 at (Louisiana time). Tune in online to NPR’s Red River Radio and enjoy this program anywhere in this world!
It’s an holiday weekend o’er numerous Canadian provinces (outside of NB, NS and NL). The biggest celebration happens in Prince Edward Island and soon carries over to Newfoundland – marking a return home of the prodigal son, Link. Allison Crowe’s dashing friend has been visiting UPEI’s Small Animal Hospital where the super medical team has set him back on track. Next stop, home, as evinced in Allison + band’s joyful rendition of Gary O’Driscoll’s universally hearth-felt anthem.
Musicologist David Goza, Visiting Associate Professor of Music at University of Oklahoma, notes: “I'm starting a new educational series to give my students some ways to think about music, and I'll probably post them here from time to time. This one involves a heartbreakingly beautiful performance of Leonard Cohen's ‘Hallelujah’ by Allison Crowe (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vIMOdVXAPJ0 )."
Happy Birthday to a child who’s moved 74 times ’round the seasons, skated o’er plenty clear frozen streams – and, as she’s circled, given us music of profound truth and beauty. Joni Mitchell, the great artist born on this date in Fort Macleod, Alberta – salut! From Joni’s “Blue” album – in tribute, compatriot Allison Crowe with “River”