Episode 1 - Johnny Reid
In the grand Muscle Shoals musical tradition, SwearNet welcomes you to Sunnyvale Shoals! Our first guest, Johnny Reid, came to Canada as a boy from Scotland, and now calls Nashville his home. He brings us a musical blend evoking the country side of soul - and the soul side of country!
Episode 2 - Divine Brown
Welcome back to Sunnyvale Shoals! Remember “Old Skool Love?” “Sunglasses?” In this episode we have the reigning Canadian Queen of R&B and soul herself: Juno Award winner Divine Brown!
Episode 3 - Colin James
Colin James got his start opening for Stevie Ray Vaughan, who took him under his wing and helped make him the rock and blues star he is today. Now, alongside Chris Caddell and Steve Mariner, we have Colin James here on Sunnyvale Shoals!
Episode 4 - Reeny Smith
Multi-award winning singer/songwriter Reeny Smith grew up in a musical family in North Preston, Nova Scotia - right up the road from Sunnyvale! Best known for her wholesome hit single “Good Girl Swag,” now Reeny joins our Sunnyvale Shoals house band.
Episode 5 - Jordan John
Instrumentalist and vocalist Jordan John: he sings; he plays guitar, keyboards, drums, and bass like his acclaimed father Prakash John! Now he brings his fresh Canadian take on classic R&B out of the Sunnyvale Shoals house band and on to centre stage.
Episode 6 - Elise LeGrow
Singer and songwriter Elise LeGrow of Parkdale, Ontario, has covered Muddy Waters, Etta James, Bo Diddley, Chuck Berry, and other songs from the iconic Chess Records catalogue. Now we feature those classics alongside her own material, including a duet with Jordan John and our Shoals house band!
Episode 7 - Matt Andersen
Canadian blues man Matt Andersen is a Maritimes legend! He's the recipient of multiple music awards, and has played all over the world - and he was the first Canadian to win top prize in the International Blues Challenge in Memphis, Tennessee. Now he’s back with us in Nova Scotia, on Sunnyvale Shoals!
Episode 8 - John Finley
John Finley started out in Toronto with John and Lee and the Checkmates, and later Rhinoceros. He’s worked with names like Michael Quatro and Yolanda Adams, he started SoulBop!, he’s a giant of Canadian soul, blues, and gospel, and now he’s here with the Shoals!
Episode 9 - Divine Brown
Divine Brown is back on Sunnyvale Shoals, with Reeny Smith, the North Preston Hallelujah Praise Choir, and the Shoals house band joining in!