With Special Guest Lori Cullen
Hugh’s Room Live welcomes the return of Jory Nash, one of the mainstays of the folk roots programming calendar. The concert will feature accompaniment from super in-demand guitarist Jason Fowler, stolen briefly from John McDermott, where Jason is music director. A multi-instrumentalist, Jory has received four Canadian Folk Music Award nominations and has won a prestigious Songs From The Heart songwriting award. The concert will feature a preview of new tunes from his forthcoming 9th CD release.
Jory Nash is a past Artistic Director of the Shelter Valley Folk Festival, and is the co-founder of an annual large scale, multi-artist concert celebrating the music of Gordon Lightfoot. Jory Nash plays acoustic guitar, piano and banjo and his warm, unique voice urges you to listen to his thoughtful lyrics and intricate melodies. Jory Nash is regularly heard on numerous CBC Radio programs, SiriusXM, BBC, Galaxie, and college/NPR stations across North America. Jory Nash is a featured artist on the new CBC/SiriusXM channel SONICA.
Jory Nash tours regularly across Canada and the United States playing folk festivals, house concerts, folk clubs and soft seat theatres. Festival appearances include Summerfolk, Mariposa, Home County, Stewart Park, Eaglewood, Shelter Valley, Hillside, Blue Skies, Live From The Rock, Winterfolk and more. He has also several times been a featured performer in the Home Routes house concert series.
Jory Nash songs have been used in the feature length movie Moon Point and the upcoming feature length documentary 30 Ghosts. Multiple Jory Nash songs have been covered by Juno-nominated jazz singer Lori Cullen.
Jory Nash has a hat collection that numbers in the hundreds and he is also a long-suffering fan of the Toronto Maple Leafs.