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Tuesday, October 21, 2008

Music Notes: Porteous off to folk awards

Musician also boasts some Stellar Neighbours

Tom Harrison, The Province

Published: Tuesday, October 21, 2008

Wyckham Porteous is garnering some recognition. His Andrew Loog Oldham-produced 3AM, (which is great) earned him three nominations for this year's Canadian Folk Music Awards, which will take place Nov. 23 in St. John's. He's up for contemporary singer, English songwriter and solo artist.

Porteous also is in a new band, the Stellar Band of Neighbours, most of them real neighbours in the Commercial Drive area. They include Steven Drake (ex-Odds, now a producer), Kevin Kane (Grapes of Wrath), Simon Kendall (Doug and the Slugs), Dell Cowsill (Top Drawers) and Johnny Fay (Tragically Hip). CBC Canada Live recorded the group's gig Oct. 3 at Chapel Arts.

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