This is going to be a big one Fernie music lovers!
It’s hard to believe it was only in 2011 that Joe Nolan released his debut album, Goodbye Cinderella. At that time he was heralded by the Globe & Mail, No Depression and other publications as a roots rock wunderkind, an opinion confirmed by his 2014 Colin Linden-produced follow-up, Tornado. However, along with
Now the Edmonton, Alberta native is back with Cry Baby, an album that finally opens up what Nolan has kept locked tightly for the past three years. The 10-song collection is a trip through melancholic madness, touching on darkness and depression, broken relationships and endless booze-fuelled evenings. Yet, at its core is Nolan’s unwavering strength as a lyricist and his wounded-heart delivery that reminds us of our humanity. Cry Baby is, in essence, Nolan unapologetically sharing his story, and through that finding a second chance and a new beginning.
“I’m feeling as if I’m becoming much more myself, and being true to who I am,” he says. “I have become a better listener and I have less fear of what people think. I am doing what I love, making music, and if I can continue to do that then for me, that’s success.”
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JANUARY ENTERTAINMENT & SPECIAL EVENTS:
|Fri||10th||8pm||Live Music: Isabel Enks||No Cover|
|Thu||16th||7pm||Beautea Night - $15 massages/manicures/therapeutic treatments||No Cover|
|Thu||16th||9pm||Live Music: Ryan McMahon||No Cover|
|Fri||17th||8pm||Live Music: Charlie Roy||No Cover|
|Sun||19th||4pm||Afros Galette de Rois Afternoon Tea||Price varies|
|Thu||23rd||7pm||SheJumps Movie Night||No Cover|
|Fri||24th||8pm||Live Music: Joe Nolan||No Cover|
|Tue||28th||6pm||Cooking Class with Tamara Dunn - Healthy, hearty, gluten free||$40; Bookings required|