April 11, 2013

Live In-Store – April 20th

Who doesn’t love vinyl? The way its smooth surface glistens in the light,
the circular formations of endless possibilities that resemble a tree trunk,
and that sweet crackling sound – it’s as if the artists were right there,
playing in your living room.

Saturday, April 20th, 2013 is National Record Store Day, so let’s celebrate together.
C’mon down to Into the Music, for some wicked deals, and to hear live blues from
Miss Rae & Vince Andrushko. We’ll be starting our set at noon.

Miss Rae

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April 4, 2013

Live on Air – April 9th

Rockin’ Ronnie has invited Miss Rae & Vince Andrushko to appear on “Bluesday” for an interview and a special live session. Tune into CKUW 95.9 FM at 8:30p.m. (CDT) on Tuesday, April 9th. Learn about the people behind the music, and for the first time, Miss Rae will sing an acapella song entitled “Old Crow”, inspired by her late grandfather.
Stream live online here

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March 28, 2013

Stuck at the Crossroads

Hey there folks,
Vince Andrushko & I are looking forward to playing a set for you this fine Saturday evenin’ at the Rose n’ Bee Pub. Here’s a ditty from Robert Johnson that we’ve been workin’ on.
Miss Rae

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March 15, 2013

House Concert – New Live Videos

Last Saturday night, Miss Rae ventured across the river to perform with her Midnight Ramblers  at a house in Wellington Crescent. Smoky Folk singer, Carly Dow warmed up the crowd with local Crooked Brother, Jesse Matas, joining her on mandolin for a few tunes. Chris Curpen filmed the show, and we now have an array of live footage that you may view in the Videos section. A few highlights from the evening included:

The debut of a Gospel-Blues song, “Campbell Road”, which analyzes the razing of Africville that occurred in Nova Scotia during the late 1960’s.

Here’s our rendition of Big Mama’s 1952 hit single, “Hound Dog”. As a child, Miss Rae saw a theatre production at the Roxy called “The Willie Mae Thornton Story” (starring Jackie Richardson), and Miss Rae was floored when this big belting sound filled the room.

Miss Rae & the Midnight Ramblers cover the Queen of Soul’s, “100 Days, 100 Nights”Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings are one of Miss Rae’s top bands to see live. At fifty-six years old, Sharon Jones is truly inspirational as she commands the stage with her soulful voice, and energetic dance moves. Meanwhile, you’ve forgotten about the atmosphere and have absorbed yourself into the rhythms of another era.

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