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Stewart Park Festival Songwriting Contest

Posted by on July 5, 2016 in News | Comments Off on 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 2:00 pm on Saturday, July 16 in the Crystal Palace.   Hope to see you there! Carol & Dave...

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Young Mothers Songwriting Workshops

Posted by on July 2, 2015 in News | Comments Off on 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!!

Posted by on April 3, 2015 in News | Comments Off on 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 tunes both these and more are on our website on the music page – head on over and give it a...

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Nuggets and High Grade

Posted by on June 2, 2014 in News | Comments Off on 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 mineral collecting, geology and mineralogy. You’ll be able to tell right away by the titles that these...

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Teal and Joyce perform with the Good Brothers

Posted by on December 7, 2013 in News | Comments Off on 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

Posted by on November 16, 2013 in Gallery, News | Comments Off on 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 play recordings and music of many memorable people that have been guests on the show over the...

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CD Release at Hugh’s Room

Posted by on November 15, 2013 in Gallery, News | Comments Off on CD Release at Hugh’s Room

CD Release at Hugh’s Room

Teal and Joyce’s CD Release at Hugh’s Room, on Sunday, September 28 was a rousing success. The audience composed of musical friends, fans and family really enjoyed the performance and sales of the new CD, “Has It All Been Said” were brisk. The band, David Woodhead (Bass), Anne Lindsay(Violin), Ross Wooldridge(Sax and Clarinet) and Geoff Summers(mandolin) all performed perfectly! As well, back-up singers Anne Joyce and Jacki Teal, along with Jason Laprade (dobro), Alyssa Wright (cello) and Wendell Ferguson(guitar) all...

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Red Rock Festival!

Posted by on September 16, 2013 in News | Comments Off on Red Rock Festival!

Red Rock Festival!

We had a wonderful time playing at “Live from the Rock” Folk Festival in beautiful Red Rock, Ontario and made many new friends.  Thanks to everyone involved!  One of our highlights was a Blues workshop were  we shared a stage with  Suzie Vinnick, Sunday Wilde, Billy Manzik and “The Moose” (his blues were quite significant as you can see).

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“Has It All Been Said…” CD Release!

Posted by on August 26, 2013 in News | Comments Off on “Has It All Been Said…” CD Release!

“Has It All Been Said…” CD Release!

We’re thrilled to announce the release of our new CD “Has It All Been Said…” Please plan to join us and help celebrate at our CD Release on Sunday, Sept. 29th  2:00 pm at Hugh’s Room in Toronto.  Check out the music page for a full press release,  song bites and further details.  Hope you can join us!

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Cheechakos in the Yukon!

Posted by on July 19, 2013 in News | Comments Off on Cheechakos in the Yukon!

Cheechakos in the Yukon!

We made it!  Beautiful here. Visited the Folk Festival in Atlin, BC.  What a site! Location, location, location!                 Played last night at the Town & Country Inn Lounge, Whitehorse What a great audience- Thanks Andrea!  We loved playing in your newly renovated Lounge....

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