THE DEEP DARK WOODS RELEASE NEW SONG “BABES IN THE WOODS” FT. KACY & CLAYTON.

The Deep Dark Woods release their new stark and stunning collaboration with Kacy & Clayton called “Babes In The Woods.”
Listen to the track on Spotify or download it on iTunes.

The Deep Dark Woods are currently in Europe with their latest record, Yarrow. Check out the full list of tour dates below.

APELDOORN, NETHERLANDS: Gigant, April 7
VENLO, NETHERLANDS: Poppodium Grenswerk, April 8
KOPSTAL, LUXEMBOURG: Konrad Cafe & Bar, April 9
COLONGE, GERMANY: Yuca Club, April 10
SCHAFFHAUSEN, SWITZERLAND: Tap Tab Music Room, April 11
NUREMBERG, GERMANY: Kunstlerhaus K4, April 12
URTRECHT, NETHERLANDS: TivoliVredenburg, April 13
GRONINGEN, NETHERLANDS: De Oosterpoort, April 15
BERLIN, GERMANY: Musik & Frieden, April 16
HAMBURG, GERMANY: Nochtspeicher, April 17
AARHUS, DENMARK: Atlas, April 18
MALMO, SWEDEN: Folk a Rock, April 19
FALKENBERG, SWEDEN: Tryckhallen, April 20
GOTEBORG, SWEDEN: Pustervik, April 21
BERGEN, NORWAY: Ole Bull, April 24
ODDA, NORWAY: Blues Club, April 25
OSLO, NORWAY: John Dee, April 26
KRISTIANSTAD, SWEDEN: April 27
TRANAS, SWEDEN: Plan B, April 28
SODERMALM, SWEDEN: Kagelbanan, April 29
NOTTINGHAM, UK: The Maze, May 1
OXFORD, UK: The Bullington, May 2
LONDON, UK: Bush Hall, May 3
KILKENNY, IRL: Kilkenny Roots Festival, May 5+6
BEVLFAST, NIR: Cathedral Quarter Arts Festival, May 7
GLASGOW, SCT: Broadcast, May 8
NEWCASTLE, UK: The Cluny 2, May 10
YORK, UK: The Crescent, May 11
BEDFORD, UK: Ents Shed, May 12
BRIGHTON, UK: The Prince Albert, May 13
BRISTOL, UK: The Tunnels, May 15
WINCHESTER, UK: The Railway, May 16

THE MAGIC NUMBER: INTERSTELLAR RODEO ROLLS OUT ITS LINEUP FOR YEAR SEVEN.

2018 HEADLINERS: FEIST, JULY TALK AND COURTNEY BARNETT.

Interstellar Rodeo takes place July 20-22, 2018 at Hawrelak Park.

The 2018 Interstellar Rodeo Edmonton lineup is here. For its seventh year, Interstellar Rodeo Edmonton serves up an inspired, decorated and script-flipping bill that jumps off the page and walks the walk.

This year’s headliners include Feist, an incandescent master of mood who brings her new album Pleasure to Edmonton for the first time. Music fans in this city simply cannot get enough of July Talk, an unstoppable, entangled frenzy of bodies and voices on stage and committed advocates for protecting these safe spaces offstage. Interstellar Rodeo is also thrilled to welcome indie rock phenom, poet and guitar shredder Courtney Barnett for her Edmonton debut. By the numbers, this year’s lineup is the most decorated yet, with Grammys, JUNOs, Polaris winners and a long list of other accolades earned by performers across genres.

Interstellar goers will be making full use of the dance floor again this year. With the big beats, swirling hoops and undeniable power of A Tribe Called Red’s powwow step and the country-Cuban-rockabilly grooves of Nashville’s The Mavericks, who remain as committed to getting the party started in 2018 as they have for the past 25 years, the 2018 festival promises to move you.

Interstellar Rodeo has always focused on bringing traditional and progressive roots music to the stage, and this year the festival doubles down on that mandate with Regina’s bluegrass breakouts The Dead South and the iconic a capella gospel of The Fairfield Four, a group that has endured to spread the word for nearly 100 years.

If you’re looking for new perspectives, Interstellar Rodeo has a lot to offer. There’s the truth-telling, banjo-punk folk rush of Acadian Lisa Leblanc, already a superstar in Francophone locales. Faouzia, a young Moroccan-Manitoban with an astounding set of pipes and a knack for pop hooks in both French and English, is just on the verge of breaking big. Then there’s the mind-melting mix of hip hop, dance hall and cumbia of Cuba’s cigar wielding, flute-playing La Dame Blanche, who is guaranteed to make an impression. All three artists will make their Edmonton debuts on Interstellar’s stage.

Interstellar Rodeo 2018 already promises to deliver on its annual mission to introduce Edmonton music lovers to new artists. On this theme, the festival is thrilled to welcome New York’s Margaret Glaspy to Edmonton for the first time. This young songwriter, who burst on the scene with an album Emotions of Math that wound up on many Best of 2016 lists, has made a huge impact with her astute observational, confessional songwriting shot through with sharp edges of electric guitar.

This year, the planets align for another edition of the Interstellar All Stars, a special feature where songwriters take the stage to perform together. This year, Interstellar Rodeo brings east to west with Tim Baker (Hey Rosetta!) and recent JUNO Award Songwriter of the Year nominee Rose Cousins, who will join Regina’s Jason Plumb and his band The Willing.

Alejandro Escovedo brings a notable memory of Interstellar’s history at Hawrelak Park; the Texas rock punk icon performed at Interstellar’s inaugural year, in fact its very first day. With their swirling, anthemic indie rock, Calgary’s Reuben and the Dark is also welcomed back for a second performance.

Interstellar Rodeo takes place July 20-22, 2018 at Hawrelak Park.

INTERSTELLAR RODEO 2018

FEIST • JULY TALK • COURTNEY BARNETT
A TRIBE CALLED RED • THE MAVERICKS • THE DEAD SOUTH
REUBEN & THE DARK • ALEJANDRO ESCOVEDO • LISA LEBLANC
ALL STARS: JASON PLUMB, ROSE COUSINS AND TIM BAKER
MARGARET GLASPY • LA DAME BLANCHE
THE FAIRFIELD FOUR • FAOUZIA

For daily lineups, please visit interstellarrodeo.com.

Pre-sale tickets available WEDNESDAY, MARCH 7 at 8am MT. Pre-sale tickets will be available to those who purchased a weekend pass to Interstellar Rodeo 2017 in both Edmonton and Winnipeg. Please note that you must be signed in to your account at store.sixshooterrecords.com in order to buy tickets. Weekend passes on sale to the public at 8am MT on THURSDAY, MARCH 8. Tickets available at interstellarodeo.com and at Blackbyrd Myoozik (located at 10442 82 Ave NW, Edmonton, AB T6E 2A2).

Interstellar Rodeo’s 2018 lineup was announced at 12pm MT from the ATB Branch for Arts & Culture by festival founder Shauna de Cartier, with a live performance by Jay Gilday.

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ABOUT INTERSTELLAR RODEO:

Interstellar Rodeo, now in its seventh year, has fostered a tight-knit community of local business partners, proud volunteers and Alberta’s strongest music champions, who have worked with festival producers Six Shooter Records to build an event driven by the team’s unofficial motto, “Just Be Awesome.” The festival’s unique concept pairs great music with fine wines.

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COME PARTY WITH US AT SXSW.

Six Shooter Records returns to SXSW this month with Lucille’s Ball on Saturday, March 17 at Lucille’s ( 77 Rainey St, Austin, TX 78701). Check out the stellar line-up collab with our pals DevilDuck.

SIX SHOOTER AT SXSW
SATURDAY, MARCH 17
Lucille Patio Lounge

8 pm – Ensign Broderick
9 pm – The Wet Secrets
10 pm – Whitney Rose
11 pm – Shred Kelly
Midnight – The Dead South
1 am – Whiskey Shivers

OUTLAWS & GUNSLINGERS RETURNS TO JUNOFEST IN VANCOUVER.

We really know how to JUNO right, if we do say so ourselves, so come party with us. We’re especially pumped to be heading to lovely Vancouver, BC for JUNO weekend because we are once again co-presenting the annual banger, Outlaws & Gunslingers, with our cohorts at Starfish Entertainment.

The party will be Friday, March 23 at the Imperial with stellar artists such as Jim Cuddy, Terra Lightfoot, The Jerry Cans, Rose Cousins, Harrow Fair, and tons of others including our very own Ensign Broderick, NQ Arbuckle, and Whitehorse.

Our BFF for life, the very talented Ford Pier, will be the musical director for this crazy evening. He has put together a hella tight band that includes Vancouver’s finest: Ryan Peters, Keith Rose, and Paul Rigby. I wonder if Keith Rose and Rose Cousins are actually rose cousins? Get yourself a JUNOFest wristband and show up on time to find out! Doors at 8, show at 9, party all night loooong.

INTERSTELLAR RODEO LINEUP ANNOUNCEMENT HAPPENING TUESDAY, MARCH 6.

Interstellar Rodeo returns to the Heritage Amphitheatre at Hawrelak Park this summer for its SEVENTH year! The festival will be taking place from July 20 to the 22 in Edmonton, AB. The full festival lineup will be announced on Tuesday, March 6th at 12pm MT through Facebook Live on Interstellar Rodeo’s Facebook page.

VARIETY PREMIERES THE MAKING OF ENSIGN BRODERICK SHORT FILM “ACCIDENCE” DIR. BY GUY MADDIN.

They say Variety is the spice of life…and right now, that life is all about the stories behind ACCIDENCE, the Ensign Broderick-scored short film collaboration with Winnipeg filmmakers Guy Maddin, Evan Johnson and Galen Johnson.

It premiered last week in Berlin at Berlinale – Berlin International Film Festival.

Click here to watch The Making of Accidence.

ENSIGN BRODERICK RELEASES SECOND SET OF TRIPTYCH IN HIS UPCOMING SERIES.

Ensign Broderick’s latest release, TRIPTYCH:I Think We’re Good Now, is now available to stream or download here. Ensign Broderick is set to release his debut release with Six Shooter Records (Feast of Panthers) on March 9.

“WHITNEY ROSE DELIVERS HONKY-TONK ON LESLEY GORE’S ‘YOU DON’T OWN ME'” – BILLBOARD

Whitney Rose Delivers Honky-Tonk Take on Lesley Gore’s ‘You Don’t Own Me’: Premiere

Valentine’s Day is a wonderful holiday for many, but whether you’re happily coupled or pleasantly solo, sometimes you need to stand up and roar your independence. Originally made famous by Lesley Gore in 1963 (and made doubly famous thanks to First Wives Club in 1996), “You Don’t Own me” is a perennial pop anthem of freedom and feminist resolve, and today Billboard is sharing a wonderful new entry in the “You Don’t Own Me” covers canon courtesy of Whitney Rose. Mixing outlaw country with ’60s girl group flavor, Rose gives a spirited honky-tonk take on the classic.

Head over to Billboard to listen to “You Don’t Own Me” and read the full interview with Whitney Rose.

For a limited time, you can download the deluxe version of Rule 62 (including “You Don’t Own Me) from iTunes for $5.99.

Save “You Don’t Own Me” to your Spotify collection here.

ANNOUNCING PHOENIX RISING: Six Shooter Records x West End Phoenix.

Performances by Rheostatics (with Alex Lifeson of RUSH), Whitehorse, Nasim Asgari and more. Hosted by Tom Wilson (Lee Harvey Osmond).

Thursday, March 29 @ The Great Hall. Admission by Donation with RSVP.

“Slow print, small run, mighty and true” is the way of Toronto’s West End Phoenix, a new ad-free, non-profit monthly broadsheet that swims upriver against the flow of media consolidation, newspaper closures and journalism-as-content.

To raise the remaining operational funds needed for the paper’s first year and to plan for a second, the home delivered community paper joins forces with Six Shooter Records, one of Canada’s premier independent labels and a fellow traveler against the currents. Home to a long list of artists including WEP founder and Rheostatics member Dave Bidini, Six Shooter Records has been a champion of big ideas for nearly twenty years. As Torontonians and also subscribers, the label is proud to support the newspaper’s efforts. “I admire and applaud the heroic efforts of the West End Phoenix to celebrate the incredible vibrancy of our city, with the same commitment to excellence we have worked to foster at Six Shooter,” says Six Shooter President Shauna de Cartier.

PHOENIX RISING MUSICAL LINEUP:

Rheostatics (with Alex Lifeson of RUSH)
Whitehorse
Nasim Asgari
Hosted by Tom Wilson

Phoenix Rising will also host local community organizations, including small print publications and other vital independent voices from Toronto’s West End. “This will be a great night where people can come together to celebrate local journalism and independent media,” says Dave Bidini. “Help support WEP as we raise funds to bolster our political coverage in advance of two elections, and continue to run long-form writing and wild photography and illustrations from West End artists.”

In conjunction with the event, and in recognition of the simple truth that a vibrant independent music ecosystem needs music writers – Six Shooter Records and West End Phoenix announce the New Voices Scholarship for young music writers. Any individual 18 and under living in Toronto is encouraged to submit a short personal essay (no more than 400 words) on the song that changed their life. The winner, to be announced during the event, will receive $500 and will be published in May Issue of West End Phoenix. Submit here.

ABOUT THE WEST END PHOENIX:

The West End Phoenix, a monthly community newspaper for Toronto’s West End, launched in October 2017. Dreamed up by musician (Rheostatics), writer and publisher Dave Bidini, it is a home-delivered broadsheet devoted to telling the stories of a diverse, compelling and quickly evolving catchment by some of the West End’s greatest writers, photographers and illustrators.

Inspired by a summer working at the Yellowknifer, a vital smalltown paper in the Northwest Territories, Bidini imagined the Phoenix as a way to reflect his own community and to provide a place for the journalists, artists and storytellers who live there and work there, too. It is the first new independent paper in a major North American city to be launched in recent memory.

West End Phoenix, Issue 4, February 24
Westendphoenix.com

WHITEHORSE, AMELIA CURRAN, AND TANYA TAGAQ TAKE HOME JUNO AWARD NOMINATIONS.

Major congrats to Whitehorse, Amelia Curran, and Tanya Tagaq for today’s Juno nominations. This year’s Juno Awards will be held in Vancouver, BC on Sunday, March 25 at the Rogers Arena. Tickets to the broadcast can be purchased here.

Whitehorse has been nominated for Adult Alternative Album of The Year and engineer Gus Van Go has been nominated for Recording Engineer of The Year for “Boys Like You.”

Amelia Curran has been nominated for Contemporary Roots Album of The Year (Watershed) and for Songwriter of The Year (Come Back For Me, Try, Watershed).

Tanya Tagaq’s latest album, Retribution, has been nominated for Alternative Album of The Year.

And a special shout out goes to Six Shooter management clients, The Dead South, for their nominations for Breakthrough Group of The Year and Traditional Roots Album of The Year (Illusion & Doubt).

Follow this link to view the full list of nominees.

ENSIGN BRODERICK RELEASES NEW “TRIPTYCH:ACCIDENCE” AHEAD OF “FEAST OF PANTHERS” RELEASE.

Ensign Broderick releases the TRIPYCH:Accidence today ahead of his Six Shooter Records debut “Feast of Panthers” (out March 9). Listen below on Spotify or pre-order the album here.

WHITNEY ROSE DEBUTS “CAN’T STOP SHAKIN'” VIDEO VIA UPROXX.

Cue playback, it’s time for Can’t Stop Shakin,’ a new video from Austin’s Whitney Rose. This new clip turns a song about nerves into a nervy show of shimmy and strength, golden throne, sequined boots, country hair and all.

“Can’t Stop Shakin’” features three of Austin’s go-to entertainers: Frostine Shake, a ballerina with a message that ‘Every Body is a Dancer’s Body,’ burlesque sensation Ruby Joule and singer/dancer Jolie Goodnight. “Can’t Stop Shakin’” was directed by Blake Judd and Todd Tue of Milk Products Media.

Rose is currently in the running for one of the more original titles in music, Ameripolitan Awards’ Honky Tonk Female of the Year. Respect for her unique ‘real deal’ countrypolitan sound continues to build at home – attested by her place on the cover of Texas Music Magazine’s winter issue, where Rose is the first Canadian artist to have this honour – and beyond, where she and her newest album Rule 62 made a strong showing on Nashville Scene’s annual Country Music Critics’ Poll, landing on Best Album, Best New Act and Female Vocalist lists.

?Whitney Rose and her Austin-based band are now tuning up for four months of touring, with upcoming west coast dates and shows overseas, including a date with Jason Isbell and John Moreland.

Up next: Rose’s scorching country noir cover of Lesley Gore’s anthemic, defiant hit “You Don’t Own Me,” which will be out worldwide February 16, 2018 via Six Shooter Records.
USA TOUR DATES

MEMPHIS, TN: Ameripolitan on Beale w/ Dale Watson, Feb 12
DENVER, CO: The Goosetown Tavern, Feb 13
CASPER, WY: Gas Light Social, Feb 14
GREAT FALLS, MT: Alumni Club, Feb 15
LETHBRIDGE, AB: Geomatic Attic, Feb 16
CALGARY, AB: Stampede City Sessions, Webber Academy, Feb 17
EDMONTON, AB: The Empress, Feb 18
JASPER, AB: The Jasper Legion, Feb 19
VANCOUVER, BC: The Railway Club, Feb 21
SEATTLE, WA: Sunset Tavern, Feb 22
PORTLAND, OR: Bunk Bar, Feb 23
TALENT, OR: Talent Club, Feb 24
SAN FRANCISCO, CA: Hotel Utah, Feb 25
SANTA CRUZ, CA: Moe’s Alley, Feb 27
SAN LUIS OBISPO, CA: Slo Brewing Co, Feb 28
HUNTINGTON BEACH, CA: Don The Beachcomber, Mar 1
BURBANK, CA: Cody’s Viva Cantina, Mar 2
SAN DIEGO, CA: Soda Bar, Mar 3
PHOENIX, AZ: Rhythm Room, Mar 4
TUCSON, AZ: Club Congress, Mar 5
ROSWELL, NM: Pecos Winery, Mar 6
HOUSTON, TX: Mcgonigel’s Mucky Duck, Mar 19
CENTENNIAL, WY: Elevation Celebration, July 7

EU + UK TOUR DATES:

MADRID, SPAIN: The Secret Social Club, Apr 17
VALENCIA, SPAIN: Loco Club, Apr 18
ZARAGOZA, SPAIN: Las Armas, Apr 19
VITORIA, SPAIN: Helldorado, Apr 20
MARSEILLE, FR: Le Molotov, Apr 25
LYON, FR: KraspeK Myzik, Apr 26
MULHEIM, DE: Raumfahrtzentrum Saarner Kuppe, Apr 27
EEKLO, BE: Muziekclub N9, Apr 28
LONDON, UK: The Lexington, Apr 29
CRAWLEY, UK, The Hawth Theatre, Apr 30
GLASGOW, UK: O2 ABC 2, May 2
SHEFFIELD, UK: Greystones, May 3
DUBLIN, IE: Séamus Ennis Arts Centre, May 4
KILKENNY, IE: Kilkenny Roots Festival, May 5/6
NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE, UK: Live Theatre, May 7
OSPEL, NL: Mijl Op Zeven, May 10
HAMBURG, DE: Nochtwache, May 11
SOLINGEN, DE: Cobra, May 12
DRACHTEN, NE: Iduna, May 13
LUXEMBOURG, LU: Konrad Café, May 15
BERNE, CH: Reitschule, May 16
CORSIER, CH: Concert a la Grange, May 17
UNTERMEITINGEN, DE: Four Courners, May 18
CANTU: IT: All Una e Trentacinque Circa, May 19
BAD SAULGAU, DE: Franziskaner, May 23
MONTBELIARD, FR: MA Scene Nationale, May 25
MANHEIM, DE: Blau, May 26
KREFELD, DE: Kulturrampe, May 28
ZUTPHEN, NE: N2 Jazz Club, May 30
UTRECHT, NL: TivoliVredenburg, May 31
HOOFDDORP, NL: Podium Duycker, June 1
TURNHOUT, BE: Goezot In Het Hofke, June 2
BERGEN, NO: Bergenfest, June 14
BERGEN, NO: Bergenfest Festning, June 15
STOCKHOLM, SW: STHLM Americana Festival w/ Jason Isbell, John Moreland