Acclaimed Nova Scotian Musician Steven Bowers Relocates to Edmonton
First show, Friday, Feb. 10 at Haven Social Club, joined by rapper A.O.K. [CLICK HERE FOR FACEBOOK EVENT]
For at least the next six months, Edmonton's folk and roots music scene will have a powerful new addition playing its venues. Steven Bowers, a singer, songwriter and award-winning producer, has transported himself from Nova Scotia, where he made five critically acclaimed recordings.
Avenue Edmonton's winter guide this year is called "25 Reasons to Love Edmonton Winters" (Alternative title: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Edmonton Winters). And I had a lot of fun writing this with the other editors.
My favourite reason to love winter? No. 12, Gruff Pride.
Admit it, you love the vigour that comes with bragging to a foreigner about how our winters make you rise early to start your car, or sometimes it just won’t start, or the key won’t fit, or windows won’t defrost or — on very special mornings — your car is gone from sight. You love it.
Read all 25 reasons here.
As always, Avenue Edmonton, the magazine where I am an associate editor, had its biggest issue of the year in November — the Top 40 Under 40. The list highlights the 40 brightest, most accomplished, most ambitious — and it just so happens, handsomest — Edmontonians under the age of 40. I wrote five of the 40 profies, which I've linked below, or you can read the entire issue here.