Gillian Welch, an American singer/songwriter that plays southern folksy music that is filled with a strange kind of sunny nostalgia, is playing The National tonight, a good venue in Montreal. Over the last few years, my immersion in the local music scene has waned and I was unfortunately unaware that she was to play a show. Sold out, I was unable to get last minute tickets. That’s a shame. This is good stuff.
Check it out:
In response to this tragedy(!), I went ahead and bought tickets to another folksy act that is coming in December. Timber Timbre, a Canadian band from Ontario, also plays the kind of moody and traditional music that tugs at your heart strings by tickling your subconscious. Here’s one of my favorite songs: