Thursday June 11th, 2020
(This Interview is also on YouTube https://tinyurl.com/ycfjwtps )
(This Interview is also on Soundcloud https://tinyurl.com/ybvcxoms )
I call this Canadian soul, blues, rock & roll and country artist “The Godfather of Toronto Indie Music”. the reason why is not only his he a mainstay performing on the local scene but he’s also the host of the weekly open mic live show “Open Mic Mondays at The Painted Lady” http://thepaintedlady.ca , contributes to a 4-piece rock band called The Celebration Army https://tinyurl.com/y7pjq838 and he collaborates and mentors several indie artists on a constant bases. Singer and songwriter “Nelson Sobral” https://www.nelsonsobralmusic.com has taken some time for himself and released a new single. Rudy Blair Entertainment Media rudyblairmedia.com speaks with the Parkdale resident (who I have had the honour of introducing him several times when I hosted Music City North’s Intimate and Interactive https://musiccitynorth.ca/home/ at Toronto’s The Paddock Tavern https://tinyurl.com/ycc2aoqa ) about his love of music, the challenges of being an independent artist, why he give so much to his music community, howthe COVID-19 pandemic https://tinyurl.com/ has effected his career, his recent marriage, why a certain Backstreet boys song is a performance favourite and the story behind his new single “Yours & Mine” https://tinyurl.com/y7cj9v99 .