Heather Barrett

CBC

Heather Barrett is the host and producer of Weekend AM on CBC Radio One in Newfoundland and Labrador.

Latest from Heather Barrett

St. John's musician 'Pete' thinks we should all calm down and listen to a good lullaby

Pete, a.k.a. Peter MacDonald, decided to make an album of music for small children to help music fans of all ages calm down.

Guitarist Matthew Glover comes back home and Bach to the classics

Guitarist Matthew Glover left home to study and work in Boston, and gained a new appreciation for both local traditional and classical music.
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The musicians of Big Space are happy to be back in the same space

The hard lockdowns and isolation of the COVID-19 pandemic were not great times for members of the St. John’s free jazz trio Big Space.  
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Singing, writing, dancing and acting: Jayne Batstone is 'all over the arts'

Jayne Batstone is an award-winning songwriter, a dancer, and a university theatre major who hopes for a long and successful creative career.

St. John's band Swimming brings math rock to the masses

The members of Swimming say they aren’t the only math rock band in St. John’s, but they are probably the only math rock band to play an open air gig on the trails around Signal Hill. 
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How a change of scenery created the Dandelion Few — and inspired their new album

The Dandelion Few’s new album, Sure We’ll Go Home By Water, mirrors the transatlantic life of its members, Tiffanie George of St. John’s and Sean Bradley of Dundalk, Ireland. 
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Ana Luisa Ramos's new album includes blue skies and Brazilian vibes

Ana Luisa Ramos started her solo album, Amanhaceu, in Brazil, and finished it in her new home of Newfoundland and Labrador.
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The Low Ceilings keep rocking out through highs and lows

The Low Ceilings, named after their rehearsal space, squeeze in some rock and roll around the highs and lows of work and family life.

Lorna Lovell heaves a curveball with her debut album

Lorna Lovell raised a family and changed careers several times. Now, in her late 40s, she's reinventing herself once more.

Labrador is Black Fly Heaven for 'folk-prog' musician Andrew Gagne

Andrew Gagne may be a Dartmouth, N.S.-based musician, but he says he is a Labrador artist, through and through. 

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