Singer Songwriter Night with Ryan Langlois
This evening will be an intimate exploration of the art and craft of songwriting. Hosted by Alberta songwriter Ryan Langlois, it will feature a panel of artists who are passionate about telling stories through music. In the tradition of the world-famous songwriter rounds of Nashville, and many festival side-stages, the format will include each songwriter sharing backstories of their songs, and insight into their writing process. Each artist will play a few of their favourite songs, and will also be challenged to perform a cover of someone else’s work in their own stripped-down style. Expect the evening to involve laughter, behind-the-scenes turmoil, and vulnerability – any of which can be the basis of a good song.
The former lead singer of The Boom Chucka Boys, Ryan Langlois’ solo career has earned him three Alberta Country Music Award nominations, and second place in the Project Wild Country Artist Development Program in 2018