“Welcome to Us” Acts 1 & 2 is now out in our world. For such acts of creative genius, and just pure joy, take a bow Allison Crowe (composer, vocals, piano, guitar, fiddle, bodhran), Céline Sawchuk (cello, vocals), Sarah White (mandolin, guitar, vocals), Dave Baird (bass, vocals) and Keelan Purchase (accordion, 12-string guitar, bodhran, harmonica, […]
“There is hope,” writes musician Allison Crowe. “That word keeps coming up. It makes me think that maybe it’s real. It is resilient. You can try to leave it out but it keeps putting itself back in place. You can try to deny it but it won’t stay buried.” Crowe’s writing her first book, “Fluttering” […]
For the love of music, for the love of all life, this February 14, whether you celebrate Valentine’s or V-Day, or however, simply, you mark another day of existence – there’ll be a special soundtrack coming from Allison Crowe. A rare batch of “Great Island Wonder”, (named, also, for the love of bootlegs), is 18 […]
The music of Allison Crowe has travelled greatly this century. Now, with bandmates, LIN, Sarah White & Dave Baird, there’s more adventure ahead. And, it’s with immense delight and gratitude we welcome aboard Clodagh Mara O’Connell – newly appointed Road & Merch Manager for the group. Clodagh is a lawyer and former music journalist and […]
Introducing a Musical Advent Calendar @ http://allisoncrowe.com/news.html Each day through Christmas another music video link will open – click on each image to enjoy the music there revealed and shared. “Best of this season and of all the seasons to everyone near and far… may the New Year and those years to come bring you […]
“I have not heard of anyone who sings with the vulnerability or childhood innocence and the piercing intensity of Edith Piaf the way she does, well at least not in this lifetime,” says writer/editor Baxter Labatos, founder of “The Celtic Music Fan”, in a review of Allison Crowe and Band’s debut. “It is quite amazing […]
Gem of a music-lover’s blog, “Cohencentric: Leonard Cohen Considered”, reveals facets of artistry on display in a rare bootleg of Allison Crowe and Band. The recording, just unearthed from an European audio-trove, features the quartet performing a song sparkling in the diamantine prose of Allan Showalter, Cohencentric’s master wordsmith: “ ‘Arthur’ is elegantly, efficiently lapidarian, […]
Come see my band and I on the road in October and November in BC! 🙂 check the pic for dates and locations #music #tour #band #bc #vancouverisland #sunshinecoast #britishcolumbia #touringbands Allison Crowe foto & design
getting ready for my October/November tour with my band in BC by cleaning, practicing, and posing myself awkwardly for selfies. #music #tour #piano #bc #vancouverisland #sunshinecoast #selfie #awkward Allison Crowe and Band concerts coming next to: Tofino (October 22); Ladysmith (Oct. 27); Sidney / Victoria (Oct. 29); Nanaimo (November 3); Campbell River (Nov. 5); Powell […]
Inside the cover of Allison Crowe and Band’s debut, “Introducing / Heirs+Grievances”. The answer – literal and figurative! (To quote Homer Simpson, “It works on so many levels.”)
Allison Crowe and Band will come together and be back on the road/stage this October and November stirring anew the magic of the Introducing / Heirs+Grievances Tour! Allison Crowe – vocals, piano, guitar, fiddle, bodhran; Lin- cello, vocals; Sarah White – mandolin, guitar, vocals; and Dave Baird – bass. Concert details and more very soon! […]
Rubenesque Records, the music label of Allison Crowe, is 15. An artist, a person with the integrity of this Canadian islander was always going to find her own way and on August 23, 2001, Allison incorporated Rubenesque Records Ltd. and carried on the road less-traveled – stating: “Soulful. Alive. Joyous. Grievous. Real, true, music is […]
So excited! My new full band album ‘Heirs and Grievances‘ is off to the presses tomorrow! Here’s a little sneak peak of what it’s going to look like with the cover art proofs! Art by LIN – cover photo by Billie Woods. Release date coming soon, as well as our European tour! Allison Crowe @ […]
Allison Crowe & Band have just recorded a new album. Collectively, 27 song tracks (representing 20 unique song titles) will be released in the New Year from recent sessions at White Rock, BC’s storied Turtle Recording Studios and from a live concert in Vancouver, Canada. Allison’s titled the studio set “Heirs & Grievances” and the […]
The band of Allison Crowe, LIN, Billie Woods & Dave Baird is traveling around for a second Tour on Canada’s Pacific coast. Launching with a show in Sidney, they sailed next to perform in Nanaimo and in Vancouver on the mainland.
The band of Allison Crowe, LIN, Billie Woods, & Dave Baird is born in a Summer heat-wave with live concerts on Canada’s Pacific coast. Launching with a sold-out show on Salt Spring Island, they sailed next to perform on Pender Island and in Ladysmith, Vancouver Island, BC.