Jory Nash, one of Canada’s best-loved contemporary singer-songwriters, appears at MERA Schoolhouse on Sunday, April 26th at 2 pm to celebrate the release of his 8th CD, The Many Hats of Jory Nash. The concert, next in MERA’s Sunday Schoolhouse Concert Series, continues the McDonald’s Corners arts organization’s ongoing efforts to present a diversity of world-class musical artists to local audiences.
Jory Nash is an award-winning singer-songwriter and storyteller who blends elements of folk, jazz, blues, pop & soul into an original stew of sound. He has previously recorded 7 critically acclaimed albums. In 2013, his CD Little Pilgrim was nominated for a Canadian Folk Music Award (CFMA). His 2009 album New Blue Day was named “Album of the Year” by the influential Canadian folk/roots music magazine Penguin Eggs. Jory Nash also received a CFMA nomination for New Blue Day. He is also a previous winner of the Ontario Council of Folk Festivals Songs From The Heart Award for his song “When I Walk Out”.
Truly a man of many hats, Jory Nash is a past Artistic Director of Grafton, Ontario’s Shelter Valley Folk Festival, and is the co-founder of “The Way We Feel,” an annual large scale, multi-artist concert celebrating the music of Gordon Lightfoot. The January 2015 concerts marked the 13th year of the presentation.