Stewart Park Festival Songwriting Contest

Stewart Park Festival Songwriting Contest

It’s the 200th Anniversary of the Perth Military Settlement and the Stewart Park Festival is participating in the celebration by sponsoring a songwriting contest. We are delighted to have our song “Keep the Lantern Lit” chosen for the special commemorative CD for the Stewart Park Festival this year. We will be in a workshop on Saturday, July 16 at the festival performing our song with other selected songwriters. Look for us at...

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Young Mothers Songwriting Workshops

Young Mothers Songwriting Workshops

Carol was privileged to lead songwriting workshops with young Mothers in Winter and Spring 2015 at the Rose of Sharon, Newmarket with the support of Ontario Arts Council and SOCAN. We had lots of fun writing new songs for babies and adults and recording them. Thanks to all the participants in this program and the wonderful staff at Rose of Sharon. Here’s one of the songs they wrote: “Two-Way Track” by Sydney &...

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Great American Song Contest Finalist!!

Great American Song Contest Finalist!!

  Hey folks, I’m excited to tell you that two of my songs were selected as Finalists in the Great American Song Contest!! “Drinkin’ in the Afternoon” and “One Less Kitty” both made the finalist list in their respective categories (singer-songwriter and specialty).  There were over 1500 entries, 50 winners and 100 finalists so I’m pretty happy to make it to the list. If you haven’t heard our...

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Nuggets and High Grade

Nuggets and High Grade

In addition to being a musician and songwriter, David K. Joyce has is also a mineral collector and dealer! In the last number of years, David has, for some unfathomable reason, written increasing numbers of songs about mining and mineral collecting! By popular demand, he decided it was about time to do something with them.  David’s album Nuggets and High Grade contains amusing, technically correct, field collecting-oriented songs about...

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Teal and Joyce perform with the Good Brothers

Teal and Joyce perform with the Good Brothers

The Good Brothers recently played to a packed house (180 people+) at the Newmarket Folk Society. Bruce Good generously insisted that Teal and Joyce bring their instruments and play an opening set and they did! It was particularly a thrill to join the Good Brothers at the end of the concert to belt out Gordon Lightfoot’s “Alberta Bound” in which David played a harmonica solo. Great evening.

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CHES, 88.1fm Interview and Performance

CHES, 88.1fm Interview and Performance

We recently appeared live on the 399th “Acoustic Planet” show on CHES in Erin, Ontario. Long time radio show host Steve Clarke, posed questions, played songs from our new CD “Has It All Been Said”, played some songs from some of our favourite artists and had us perform some of our tunes live. The hour went quickly! Tune in to the next show (Nov. 21, -live streaming or on your radio) for the 400th show, when Steve will...

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