Brooklyn Doran and Gillian Nicola at Le Cagibi
Folk singer-songwriter Brooklyn Doran plays at Le Cagibi in Montreal, Quebec with Hamilton singer-songwriter Gillian Nicola. The two folk artists are embarking on the month-long “Wings Unwired” Tour in celebration of their two new albums, both recorded at Catherine North Studios. Brooklyn will be performing acoustic material from her album “These Paper Wings” as well as new music. This performance is a part of the duo’s March “Wings Unwired” Tour. Also playing: Chelsea Reed
Brooklyn Doran is an indie folk songstress, originally from Kenora, Ontario who is now based in Toronto. The singer-songwriter’s music presents a unique and harmonious blend of traditional folk and contemporary pop. Her live show weaves song and storytelling, from humorous anecdotes to emotional ballads, to delightfully folk-infused love songs.
Brooklyn Doran’s music has received airplay CBC and radio throughout Canada, and has been featured in music publications worldwide. Performing both as a solo artist, as a duo, or in her full 5-piece band, Brooklyn has graced the stages of music festivals and venues spanning across Canada.
Brooklyn’s newest full-length album “These Paper Wings” is now available worldwide.
Listen to “Paper Wings” HERE!
The first thing that strikes listeners about Hamilton’s Gillian Nicola is the strength of her vocals. This rising singer/songwriter calls on influences of folk, rock and alt-country to bring a sound both unique to her and that honours her diverse taste. 2016 will see the release of Nicola’s sophomore EP, No Place to Call, which was produced and engineered by Dan Hosh (Whitehorse, City and Colour, Rose Cousins) at Catherine North Studios and mastered by Elliott Brood’s Stephen Pitkin. Nicola’s 2013 EP, Chasing the Wind was nominated at both the Toronto Independent Music Awards and the Hamilton Music Awards. Since then, Nicola has performed throughout Ontario at various notable venues and festivals, including the JUNOs Concert Series, was a Regional Finalist in the 2015 CBC Searchlight Competition, and has participated in the CIRAA Mentorship Program.