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The Deep Dark woods and Little Miss Higgins
Sun, Oct 4


Start: 8 p.m.

Tickets: $30 after Sept. 1

This is going to be a very cool show  withe The Deep Dark Woods and Little Miss Higgins.

 The Deep Dark Woods ( 

The timeless sound of the aptly named "The Deep Dark Woods" belongs to the depressing winters of the north. Pulsing with human warmth, these original songs echo through the lonesome night. Ryan Boldt's plainspoken lyrics offer a strong but gentle tone which understates poetry, oftentimes as startling as hot blood in fresh snow. Despite the dark themes, the heaviness never overwhelms the music's playfulness. An utterly fun rhythm section, brilliant guitar work, and eerily rich harmonies drive the songs. One could easily be forgiven for mistaking their songs as treasures of decades past, as The Deep Dark Woods approach their instruments with studied respect for the honoured traditions of the shadowy side of roots music. 

The Deep Dark Woods' newest release "Winter Hours" is a collection of their best recordings yet. Working with Juno award winning producer/musician Steve Dawson at Vancouver's famed recording studio "The Factory", they managed to truly bring out an energy that the new songs deserved, recording the album live off the floor. What was created was an album full of raw emotion, sadness, beautiful vocals and harmonies, new sounds, and well thought out arrangements."Winter Hours" represents the ever changing sound of the band, and a step forward from their previous Black Hen release "Hang Me, oh Hang Me"(WCMA Nominated). 

 Little Miss Higgins —( or 

Bewitching like moonlight on water- Little Miss Higgins captivates audiences with her original, gutsy, spirited country blues songs. Crystal clear vocals that go on forever and amazing guitar licks - she’s the real thing! Though she’s raring to go anywhere from solo to a full band of minstrels, Little Miss is mostly accompanied by partner/guitar player Foy Taylor. Together they are creating innovative guitar work rooted in a country blues style and an unforgettably “top hat” stage show.

Little Miss Higgins was born in southern Alberta and raised in Independence, Kansas. As a young girl she began her love of music by carving her name into the mini grand piano that her father brought home from a local saloon.

Growing up playing piano, she now uses guitar and voice as her main instruments as well as her theatre background to bring a “refreshing sound and story to the stage”. As a songwriter, she has been influenced by a range of artists from Memphis Minnie and Big Bill Broonzy to Joni Mitchell. Higgins has the ability to paint pictures with words and engage audiences with unabashed passion and presence.

She has shared the stage with, to name a few, Big Dave McLean, Corb Lund, Suzie Vinnick and Tim Williams. Spring of 2006, she and Foy created music for and performed in the Globe Theatre’s production of Joey Tremblay’s Oh, George. She was nominated for a 2006 WCMA for her album Cobbler Shop Sessions and won the IMA Vox Populi Award for her song “Ferry Boat Blues”.

Produced by Tim Williams, her second CD, Junction City, is an extension of the authentic songwriting and performance styles of Little Miss Higgins, as well as, Foy Taylor and the “junction” of talent that helped create the album.




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