For Immediate Release: August 14, 2014 (Toronto ON) Skylar Entertainment is thrilled to announce Sonic Envy and Curve Music as the Producing Partners for the 4th Annual FILM + MUSIC SOCIAL (FMS14). Both record labels are headed up by music industry veteran Brian Hetherman, who will launch Sonic Envy’s Film & TV music licensing division at FMS14. The invite only event takes place during the Toronto International Film Festival on Monday September 8, 2014 at the Rock N’ Horse Saloon.
Singer-songwriter Jack Connolly is gearing up for his first trip to the Havelock Jamboree. Does he know what he’s in for?
“I’ve been playing folk festivals for a long time, since I was much younger,” the Toronto-based musician says. “The country festivals are new to me. But there’s this energy that comes with any kind of festival that’s just incredible.”
Connolly’s career has taken him from quiet story-based solo work to the big stage with a raucous four-piece band. His early influences were Elvis Presley, and he loves Johnny Cash. Valdy mentored him for a long time, and his other influences included James Keeleghan and Fred J. Eaglesmith. So his origins are definitely rooted in one-man-one-guitar folk.
But things changed. [READ FULL STORY]
“I had the chance to interview Broughton before the weekend and she told me her sound has country roots with rock undertones. You can hear it in her studio music, but it really shines through in when she’s on stage.” - Mark Crown of The Camrose Canadian