Corb Lund's CCMA win, New from Braids, Vicky Berg & more
Every week on Key of A we bring you the best original music from across Alberta.
Sometimes, Alberta's best is also the talk of the nation.
Take Corb Lund, for instance.
Last weekend, he was named "Roots Artist of the Year" at the Canadian Country Music Awards, an honour made doubly sweet no doubt when he picked it up in his home town of Edmonton.
Rumour has it, though, that Corb is moving down the QE2 to Calgary.
Also on the show, we'll hear Calgary-bred, Montreal-based Braids, who've morphed from quartet to trio since their debut outing in 2011. Braids said goodbye to founding keyboardist Katie Lee last year, and have just released an aptly-titled new album, called Flourish//Perish. You'll hear two tracks from it on this week's show. And if you're in either #yyc or #yeg this weekend, look for Braids onstage. They play Calgary's Commonwealth Sat. Sept 14, and Edmonton's Pawn Shop Sun. Sept 15th.
Plus, a debut full-length from Vicky Berg, who puts her childhood Royal Conservatory piano lessons to good use in her debut release, The Light Between the Stars. And, self-described "confused bird" who's taken to east-west migration between St John's Newfoundland and Calgary, Jared Klok.
From about-to-emerge to already-adored, check out the sound of original made-in-Alberta music, Saturdays at 5 on the Key of A.
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