Archive for January, 2010

LeE HARVeY OsMOND part of Hearts for Haiti fundraiser lineup

Wednesday, January 20th, 2010

Hearts for HaitiThe Hamilton Spectator and Vibewrangler Studio are presenting a fundraiser concert event for Haiti relief efforts on Sunday, January 31 at Hamilton Place’s Great Hall theatre. Doors open at 7 PM.

The show features Feist, Tom Wilson, The Arkells, Canadian Idol winner Brian Melo, Blackie & The Rodeo Kings, Luke Doucet, Lee Harvey Osmond, Melissa McClelland and Jacob Moon. All proceeds from the event will be distributed to three Registered Charities that are already on the ground and familiar to Hamilton/Oakville residents already supporting their ongoing work on the ground in Haiti.

Tickets are onsale now for $34.50 at Ticketmaster (fees included) and you can spread the word using the Facebook event page here.

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I’m Going to Stay That Way Video is Up and Marvelous!

Tuesday, January 19th, 2010

WATCH IT HERE

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Tom Wilson featured on CBC’s Creative Block on Thursday, Jan 21

Monday, January 18th, 2010

Creative Block airs on bold tv, CBC’s premier digital station every Saturday at 6 p.m, on Channel 277 on Rogers Cable. Saturday, January 16 at 6:00 p.m., repeated Thursday January 21 at 1 and 4 p.m. Check local listings in your area.

- Musician/Singer Songwriter – Tom Wilson
- Actor/Comedian – Craig Lauzon from Air Farce
- Jim Thomson – Ceramic Artist

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Kevinchino Music Review of Lee Harvey Osmond

Thursday, January 14th, 2010

Ever wonder what a lone, bad ass cowboy riding across the plain during a down poor in the pitch black of night would have playing on his iPod? Wonder no longer…

Read The Entire Review Here

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Lee Harvey Osmond live videos from the Hamilton Music Awards

Wednesday, January 13th, 2010

Tom Wilson at the Hamilton Music AwardsLee Harvey Osmond performed live at the Hamilton Music Awards on December 5, 2009, and videos from the performance can now be found online.

For more videos from the awards, check out the “Related” links on the YouTube page.

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LHO Makes the List

Monday, January 4th, 2010

2009 was a great first year for Tom Wilson and Lee Harvey Osmond! Over 75 shows in Canada, the USA and France and lots of new friends. Thank you for being a part of it all – looking forward to more in 2010!

Lee Harvey Osmond’s first release, “A Quiet Evil”, popped up on a whole bunch of Best of 2009 lists, including:

No Depression
“It’s some of Wilson’s finest songwriting (and in David Wiffen’s “Lucifer’s Blues” and Velvet Underground’s “I Can’t Stand It,” his keenest cover judgment) set in the grooviest, funkiest, spookiest music he has yet achieved. Wilson calls it “acid folk,” I’ll just call it great and hope this isn’t a one-off.”

Metro News
“A collective effort that with representation from the Cowboy Junkies, the Skydiggers, Junkhouse that sprang from a Michael Timmins project to musically chronicle the assassination of JFK. The group accomplishes the task in brilliant form in the track, Parkland, named after the Dallas hospital in which the president was pronounced dead. Frontman Tom Wilson describes this deeply dark, sometimes frightening, music as acid folk. It fits.”

Ottawa Citizen
“There’s a sense of barely contained menace in these deceptively low-key songs, accentuated by Tom Wilson’s hushed-gruff vocals and the lush, layered music of guests including Michael and Margo Timmins, Colin Linden and other worthies from the Canadian scene.”

CBC Radio - The Story from Here
Lee Harvey Osmond is featured in the December 30 episode with Brent Nielsen’s Top 10 of 2009.

Waterloo Record
“Members of Junkhouse, Skydiggers and the Cowboy Junkies turn into creepy old men: spooky and stunning. Ideal for dark drives down Ontario back roads.”

Upcoming features

January 7: Lee Harvey Osmond will be featured on AOL Spinner’s Video of the Day (www.spinner.com)

January 28: LHO can be heard on NPR’s World Cafe on January 28. Find your local station at the following link by selecting a state from the pull-down menu on this page.
…Or, worldwide, fans can connect to the WXPN Philadelphia stream Monday through Friday, 2pm to 4pm EST.
Late in the day of broadcast, the audio will be available on the National Public Radio website.

Next shows

January 13: Ann Arbor, MI / The Ark
Time: 8:00pm. Admission: $15. Tickets Here
January 15: Wakefield, QC / Black Sheep Inn
Time: 8:30pm. Admission: $20.Tickets Here
January 16: Wakefield, QC / Black Sheep Inn
Time: 8:30pm. Admission: $20. Tickets Here
January 23: Caledonia, ON / The Barrelhouse Club
Time: 8:00pm. Admission: $20. Tickets available at The Barrelhouse Club, Caledonia Music Centre, and from the Corvairs Junior Hockey Club.
February 8: Montreal, PQ / L’Astral
Time: 8:00pm. Admission: $28.50. Support for John Butler Trio. Tickets Here
February 14: Stony Brook, NY / University Cafe
Time: 8:00pm.Tickets Here

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