Had a swell time in the great Cosmopolitan City of Montréal, home of Leonard Cohen, who was honored posthumously this year. Not only did I hear a ton of great music, much of it I hadn't been aware of before... I sang after hours most every night at Cantina Navarro (Dan Navarro's fab showcase room sponsored in part by Taylor Guitars) at the late night "Folky Sanchez" covers jam. I did a pop-up showcase Saturday night of my original tunes, and I got to perform a tribute of a couple songs to Mr. Cohen to close out the conference on Sunday, singing with the great Eric Andersen.
Here's more on the conference from anthropologist, writer, mom, and music industry dynamo Collins De La Cour in "Americana Highways" online:
Article includes links and playlists and info for artists who were there, including Yours Truly!