Maritime artist, Jon McKiel releases the second single from his upcoming album, Memorial Ten Count. The single, “Brothers” is accompanied by a video, which was shot by filmmaker Colin Medley in McKiel’s hometown of Amherst, NS and Sackville, NB where he is currently living. Jon’s grandmother becomes “Josephine, the river queen”, a figure of faded romance among the low buildings and grey landscapes of an Atlantic winter in a small town.
On top of the single and video release, McKiel has announced a string of Eastern Canadian tour dates:
April 08 – Guelph, ON @ Kazoo! Fest
April 13 – Quebec City, QC @ Le Scanner ^
April 14 – Ottawa, ON @ Pressed ^
April 15 – Toronto, ON @ The Monarch Tavern ^
April 16 – Peterborough, ON @ The Garnet ^
April 17 – Montreal, QC @ Brasserie Beaubien ^
April 18 – Saint John, NB @ Calahan’s *
April 19 – Sackville, NB @ Thunder & Lightning *
April 20 – Halifax, NS @ The Seahorse Tavern *
April 21 – Fredericton, NB @ Flourish Festival
April 22 – Moncton, NB @ Claude’s House *
^ = w. Cousins (solo)
* = w. Heat
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