We’re looking forward to this run of Western Canadian dates next month! WESTERN CANADIAN TOUR DATES: *July 18 – Winnipeg, MB, Times Change(d) High & Lonesome Club, 8pm *July 19 – Gimli, MB, Ship & Plough, 10pm *July 20 – Regina, SK, The Mercury Cafe & Grill *July 21 & 22 – Saskatoon, SK, Ness […]
Playing Take Root Fest with Neko Case, Kurt Vile, Father John Misty and more in Nov 3rd, Groningen, Netherlands!
Happy to announce that I’ll be playing the Take Root Festival this November 3rd in Groningen, Netherlands with Neko Case, Father John Misty, Kurt Vile, Shakey Graves and more. We’ll be playing some shows around it as well, so keep checking back!
Photo: LPPhotographs Well, I just got back home to Toronto Monday night and what can I say? We had a very successful first tour of The Netherlands, Germany, Norway, Sweden, Ireland, Scotland and England. Thank you to everyone who came out to the shows and it was wild meeting some fans that have been with […]
If you were glancing through the Saturday Star either in print or online you may noticed the very nice article Ben Rayner did on me in the Entertainment section. It’s a very honest piece that talked about my career so far, the struggle within our own country building beyond a small cult following and getting […]
Hey gang, Well, we fly out next week to begin our 21 date European and UK tour. The album Nonsense and Heartache has been getting kind reviews and airplay on BBC and more. We have a trio of shows before we leave beginning tonight (the 29th) at our Thursday night haunt in the east end […]
Hey folks, if you have a few minutes, check out the new live off of the floor video for “He’s The Lonely One Now.” It was filmed by Laura Proctor (LPPhotographs) at the Fox Theatre in Toronto. The studio version can be found on the current album Nonsense and Heartache. Watch it here: https://youtu.be/_U_L_DcSUpc It’s […]
‘Nonsense and Heartache’ is officially released across Europe and the UK today on Latent Recordings/Proper Music Distribution! Produced by Michael Timmins of Cowboy Junkies. Purchase/Stream: http://smarturl.it/JerryLegerEU EU/UK April tour dates: http://www.jerryleger.com/tour/
It was a such a cool thing to see a full page feature in the March issue of Rolling Stone – German edition. Great chatting with Maik Bruggemeyer. Below is the English translation, it’s a great introduction if you haven’t heard of me or don’t know a lot about me. This is great to have […]
“Younger Than Yesterday.” Happy to have a full page in ROLLING STONE on stands in Germany today! Great chatting with Maik Bruggemeyer ahead of the ‘Nonsense and Heartache’ re-release across Europe & UK March 2nd, followed by a tour all April including 4 dates in Germany. We’ll post an English translation soon. Pre-order the new […]
“…with an upcoming tour in April Jerry Leger may be about to break in the UK. I advise you to see him: on this evidence, he will not be playing small venues for too long.” Keith Hargreaves at AmericanaUK reviews ‘Nonsense and Heartache’ out Mar 2nd across the UK & Europe on Latent Recordings / […]
Thanks to Jeremy Searle at AmericanaUK for sharing the video for “Things Are Changing ‘Round Here” from Nonsense and Heartache which sees a re-release in the UK and Europe March 2nd through Latent Recordings/Proper Music. Take a look: http://americana-uk.com/video-jerry-leger-things-are-changing-round-here The video was created and filmed by Toronto artist Shannon Gerard, made up of thousands of […]
Thanks to Roddy Hart at BBC Radio Scotland for spinning “For Hire” from Nonsense and Heartache which sees a UK/Europe release March 2nd! Nice to be in good company as well. Listen to the full show here: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b09qq6mb Check out the full list of EU/UK April tour dates and more: http://www.jerryleger.com/tour/
Hey folks, Happy to announce that we’ve been added to the lineup of Down By The River Festival in Venlo, Netherlands happening at Grenswerk Sunday April 8th! Other performers include Blitzen Trapper, The Deep Dark Woods, Kacy & Clayton, Andrew Combs and more! Thanks to Jair Hoogland at Sedate Bookings for including us. Check out […]
As mentioned earlier, Nonsense and Heartache will be re-released across Europe and the UK March 2nd. For those in those territories you can now pre-order. Follow the link below and choose your listening preference! http://smarturl.it/JerryLegerEU
Very excited to announce that the current double album, Nonsense and Heartache will be re-released overseas March 2nd through Latent Recordings/Proper Music Distribution. A tour across Europe, Scandinavia and the UK will follow for most of April and I’ll be bringing my band, The Situation. This will be my first tour overseas and I’m very […]
Happy Holidays, folks! I hope 2017 treated you well. Thank you so much to all of those who came to see us and purchased Nonsense and Heartache this year. We have one last official date left before 2018 and it’s happening this Friday night, December 22nd at The Dakota Tavern in Toronto. Doors are at […]
Next Saturday night we’re happy to be back in Sudbury, Ontario at The Townehouse Tavern for a show presented by Northern Lights Festival Boreal. Tell your friends! Follow this link to learn more and how to purchase adv tix: http://nlfb.ca/jerryleger/ In another news, the album Traveling Grey has turned 7 years old! Upon its release, […]
There have been some rumors that I might be touring overseas in the New Year, maybe they’re true, I don’t know. Anyway, it’s nice that the new LP is getting some nice things said about it. Thanks to Johnny Wilhelmsen in Norway for listing ‘Nonsense and Heartache’ as one of the best records of the […]
‘Some Folks Know’, my 6th studio release came out 5 years ago today. Featuring contributions from Ron Sexsmith, Serena Ryder (including the duet, “All Over Again”), album producer Tim Bovaconti and of course my band, The Situation (James McKie, Dan Mock, Kyle Sullivan). Most of it was recorded at my buddy and fellow singer-songwriter, Ben […]
Hey gang, Wanted to let you know that the band and I will be playing Saturday November 11th at The Dakota Tavern, part of Indie Week. Also on the bill is Andrea Ramolo, Buck Twenty and The Weber Brothers. Doors are at 9:30, our set begins at 11:30. Hope to see you out if you’re […]
Join us as we drop by Donaleigh’s in Barrie for a special performance presented by Inside The Music. Show start at 7 with a opening set by Jason McCoy of the Roadhammers. Cover is only $10 at the door. This will also act as an after party for a music summit Staying in Tune happening […]
Looking forward to a few Ontario shows this weekend. First up we’ll be back at the new spot in Collingwood, CROW.Bar & Variety Friday October 13th, 9pm / music starts at 10. The next day, Sat. Oct 14th, we’ll be part of the Orillia Jazz Festival, performing 1pm-4pm at Apple Annie’s, featuring a set by […]
Hey folks, Happy to share a live version of “Forged Check” from the new album, recorded at The Monarch Tavern in Toronto. It was part of the label’s residency called Latent Lounge and on this particular week we were opening for friends and labelmates, Skydiggers. Real great energy on this one. Take a look here: […]
The new album Nonsense and Heartache made the Polaris Music Prize longer list.Was nice to know that some jurors were rooting for it. It’s always great when people get behind these uncompromising records I make, it means a lot. Hopefully this kind of support keeps building. Thank you to everyone who has dug it, producer […]
Hey folks, looking forward to a couple shows this coming weekend. Friday, Sept 8th I’ll be back in Montreal with my buddy Li’l Andy, to play at Casa Del Popolo. Doors at 9pm and only $10. The next night on the 9th we’ll be playing The Old Church Theatre in Trenton, ON. I’ve heard nothing […]
Watch a clip of us performing “To Let Me Go” (from 2014’s Early Riser) during our sold out release show for the new album Nonsense and Heartache at The Monarch Tavern in Toronto, part of Latent Recordings Latent Lounge.
Thanks to Elizabeth Andrews at Spill Magazine for the kind review of our show at The Horseshoe Tavern last week in Toronto. Read it here: http://spillmagazine.com/spill-live-review-jerry-leger-horseshoe-tavern/
Hey gang, We’re excited to be playing at The Horseshoe Tavern this coming Wednesday night, August 9th. Opening the show is our good buddy Graham Nicholas at 9pm and closing the night are Big Tobacco & The Pickers celebrating their 10th anniversary round 11. We’ll be handling the middle set at 10pm. Hope to see […]
We’re looking forward to playing at Bruce Wine Bar this Friday night July 21st in Thornbury, ON. We’ll be playing two sets, one at 7pm and one at 9pm. Reservations recommended. (519) 599-1112 Saturday night, July 22nd were at the new venue Crow Bar and Variety in Collingwood. Show starts at 9pm! The new album […]
We’ll be playing Saturday afternoon, July 8th in Jimmie Simpson Park at 3:30pm, part of Sounds of Leslieville & Riverside Festival here in Toronto. Hope to see you. The new album Nonsense and Heartache available now Vinyl/CD/Download/Stream: https://lnk.to/JerryLegerCA
Tonight I’ll be playing a solo opening set for Cam Malcolm & Deseronto at The Dakota Tavern. Doors at 9pm. On Thursday enjoy a free lunchtime performance part of the Indulge Festival in David Peacaut Square (Metro Hall, by Roy Thompson Hall) 12:30-1:30. That same night we’ll be carrying on our long standing Thursday night […]
Had a great time talking with Cory Price for his show “Live from Railtown” on Roundhouse Radio. It aired during our tour stop in Vancouver but you can hear it on demand at their website: https://cirh2.streamon.fm/listen-pl-10662
Had a great time chatting with Brendan Morley at Beatroutes, you can read it here: http://beatroute.ca/2017/06/05/jerry-leger-presenting-two-sides-of-an-underrated-canadian-musician/ West Coast Dates begin this Wednesday! 06/07 Winnipeg, MB – Times Change(d) High & Lonesome Club 06/08 Portage La Prairie, MB – Cafe On Prince 06/09 Dauphin, MB – Bruce’s Firehouse House Show 06/10 Saskatoon, SK – The Underground […]
Very happy to share this unique stop-motion animated video created by artist Shannon Gerard for “Things Are Changing Round here” off of the new LP. These are drawings that were cut out, pasted and brought to life on a blank gallery wall. Editing by Morgan Yew & Shannon. Special thanks to Laura Proctor. Hope you […]
Hey folks, I’m looking forward to playing with the band this coming weekend. We’ll be in Vankleek Hill at Windsor Tavern Friday night and Irene’s Pub Saturday night in Ottawa with Hundred Pacer. June 7-17 I’ll be traveling through Manitoba, Alberta, Saskatchewan and BC with Dan Mock joining me on bass. Check out the TOUR […]
Hey gang, That was a fun string of shows that took from Eastern Ontario to Prince Edward Island. Thanks to everyone who came out. Please keep checking the TOUR page for what’s on the way, there’s a bunch already posted. Didn’t get a chance to post it but I had a great conversation with Ken […]
Excited for you to see the new video for “The Big Smoke Blues” off of the new LP Nonsense and Heartache. Click on the link to watch the new official music video: https://youtu.be/OCHGFOZTeUU I’ll be hitting the road this week to do some solo shows: Fri. Apr 28 – The South Branch Bistro, Kemptville, ON, […]
‘Nonsense and Heartache’ is the review of the day over at Bob Mersereau’s popular blog, http://top100canadianblog.blogspot.ca/2017/04/music-review-of-day-jerry-leger.html?m=1 The review ends with “he employs powerful language that intensifies the impact. The only problem with these albums is trying to decide which to play first.” Bob has been a great supporter over the years. A little background on […]
The new album ‘Nonsense and Heartache’ debuted at #37 on !earshot Top 50 Canadian national & community charts this week! http://www.earshot-online.com/charts/index.cfm
Here we are covering Cowboy Junkies tune “To Love Is To Bury” live from the Latent Lounge at Monarch Tavern last Wednesday. The last night of the series is tomorrow and we’ll be opening for labelmates Skydiggers following a covers set featuring different Latent Recordings artists. It’s sold out! See you there. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JWbkBPp0KRU&feature=youtu.be “Speaks […]
First of all, thanks again to everyone who came out to the ‘Nonsense and Heartache’ release show and making it SOLD OUT. We had quite the night. Here’s a shot from the show by Laura Proctor. Had the pleasure of hangin’ and talkin’ about the new record with my buddy Jeff Woods the other week. […]
We’ve been having a grand ole time being part of the “Latent Lounge” at The Monarch. Last week we covered a song by one of my favourite artists, Lightnin’ Hopkins. I was joined by James McKie on fiddle, Dan Mock on bass and Pete Timmins on drums. You can watch it here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HiX50ULvyMk Looking forward […]
“…navigates multiple terrains with confidence and flare. The decision to combine these short records into one album allows vastly different, but equally compelling experiences to coexist.” Read the full 8/10 ‘Nonsense and Heartache’ review from The Spill Magazine.
Hey gang, Very excited that my new album, the 2-record set, ‘Nonsense And Heartache’ produced by Michael Timmins is officially available today via Latent Recordings/Warner Music Canada. My 8th release is the most ambitious record I’ve made so far, a bit of a concept showcasing the two main sides of me musically. ‘Nonsense’ is a […]
The first review of the new double LP ‘Nonsense and Heartache’ (out tomorrow, March 31st) has come in, written by Kyle Mullin at Exclaim! “He stays true to his own direct style, which makes the poetic moments here all the more poignant…the chemistry between him and his backing band is combustible…no shortage of elaborate artistry […]
This Saturday I’ll be at Long & McQuade in Kingston discussing writing & performing, playing a few tunes and taking questions during a free songwriting clinic. It starts at 2pm. That night I’ll stick around in Kingston to play during earth hour 8:30-9:30 for Mill St. Lights Out at The Pilot House. Of course I’ll […]
Hey gang, Happy to let you know that the new 2-record set ‘Nonsense and Heartache’ can be streamed over at Exclaim! ahead of its March 31st release. Read a bit about the album and stream it here: http://exclaim.ca/music/article/jerry_leger-nonsense_and_heartache_album_stream Also, there’s still some tickets left for the Toronto release show at The Monarch Tavern April 5th, […]
Hey folks, Excited to say that Nonsense And Heartache is now available to pre-order on Vinyl, CD or Digitally. Just click on the link here: https://lnk.to/JerryLegerCA You can also listen to the song “The Big Smoke Blues” on Spotify or Google Play Nonsense And Heartache is officially available March 31st!
With the release of Jerry Leger’s upcoming double-album, Nonsense And Heartache, just around the corner and new tour dates added to his cross country run, the acclaimed songwriter is sharing the lyric video for “Troubled Morn”. From the Heartache side of the new record Leger says the song “mysteriously showed up. Don’t remember much about […]
Thanks to ET Canada for including the upcoming new LP, ‘Nonsense and Heartache’ in their list of most anticipated releases for March! The album will be available everywhere March 31st! Follow the link to read more: http://etcanada.com/photos/208056/12-hotly-anticipated-march-albums/#image-208104 Listen to “The Big Smoke Blues” if you haven’t checked it out yet! https://soundcloud.com/latent-recordings/01-05-the-big-smoke-blues
Latent Recordings will be celebrating their 35th anniversary with a residency at The Monarch Tavern March 22, 29, April 5th and 12th. I’m happy to say that our April 5th headlining performance will also be our hometown release show for the new album, ‘Nonsense and Heartache’ (available for sale March 31st). We will also be […]
Thanks to Sarah Murphy and Exclaim! Magazine for announcing the release of the upcoming 2-record set, ‘Nonsense and Heartache’ out March 31st. Click on the link to read the article which gives a little background on the concept as well as the tour dates that have been announced so far. More to come. Read the […]
Hey folks, Excited to announce that my next album, ‘Nonsense And Heartache’ will be released March 31st via Latent Recordings/Warner Music Canada. It’s essentially two records packaged into one double album, produced by Michael Timmins and featuring my longtime band, The Situation with singer Angie Hilts on a few tracks. You can stream a song […]
It’s a fun month for us, tonight we play our last Wednesday at The Cameron House. We’re on at 10, followed by our special guest, Matt Cooke at 11 and The wild and wonderful Del Fi’s close the night. Like to thank everyone who has come out to the shows, our special guests, The Cameron, […]
Latent Recordings has just posted another video in their ‘Latent Uncover’ series of us performing The Velvet Underground’s “What Goes On”, written by Lou Reed. If you haven’t already, join my mailing list located on the homepage of this site to automatically get a free download of the recording. Watch the video here: https://youtu.be/C3O7MS71LI8 Tonight […]
Our January residency in the front room of The Cameron House continues tonight. We’re on at 10, followed by our special guest, Hamilton-based singer/songwriter, Ben Somer. The Del Fi’s close it at midnight. Hope to see you!
When I was 10 or 11 I got my first Bowie album ‘Space Oddity’ ’cause I knew the title track. Ended up loving the whole record and things went from there. This is a tune from that album that I also used to cover when I first started playing live at a coffee shop down […]
The band and I recently filmed some covers for Latent Recordings series “Latent Uncovers”. Here’s us performing a tune from Leonard Cohen’s album ‘Various Positions’. He’s been one of my favourites ever since I was a kid when my Dad came home from A Goodwill trip with “Songs of Leonard Cohen” and the poetry book […]
Hey folks, I’m looking forward to playing with my other band, The Del Fi’s tonight at Castro’s Lounge in the Beaches area of Toronto to ring in the New Year. We’re playing our whole album “Crowd Pleaser”(which is available for only $4 til the end of the weekend) plus old rock ‘n’ roll and country […]
As we’re now finishing the mixing of the next album we’ll be getting back into the swing of things playing every Wednesday night in January at The Cameron House – front room in Toronto. We go on at 10, with special guests at 11 and my wild and wonderful rock ‘n’ roll side project The […]
Happy to share the video for a track off my spoken word poetry/jazz side project The Bop Fi’s. “Just The Night Birds” from The Bop Fi’s album DON’T LOSE YOUR BEAUTY has words which have been written and spoken by me with music composed by Andrew Barker (Bruce Peninsula / Lake Vernon Drowning) and it […]
Was happy to do a little Q and A with Jason Schneider, discussing my new side project, The Bop Fi’s. We also touched a little bit on the follow up to my album “Early Riser” again produced and recorded by Michael Timmins to be released on Latent Recordings/Warner Music Canada. Read the article here: http://www.fyimusicnews.ca/articles/2016/12/01/five-questions-%E2%80%A6-jerry-leger […]
Hey folks, We’re having sales on everything in our online store located on the MERCH page. Early Riser CDs are $10, all other CDs $8, all VINYL is $15 each, SHIRTS are $15 and the DIGITAL ONLY mini-album The Good Old Days Are Back in Drag is only $5! Check ‘er out! http://jerryleger.com/merch/
Hey, Another side project that branched out of my band The Del Fi’s called The Bop Fi’s just released our debut album, “Don’t Lose Your Beauty”. It’s my poetry set to jazz, creating a real late night feel to it. Featuring musicians Jason Kenemy, Alan Zemaitis, Dan Mock, Julian Nalli, Andrew Barker, Kyle Sullivan, Aaron […]
Angie Hilts came by the studio and sang beautifully on a few songs. The recording of the next album is now finished and Mike Timmins is busy in mixing mode.
Hey folks, Excited to be part of The Songwriters Series hosted in Barrie this Tuesday night, Nov 15th at Donaleigh’s. Also on the bill is Russell DeCarle, Andrew Austin and Brett Caswell who also hosts the event. The show starts at 8pm, check out the TOUR page for more info. In other news, ‘Don’t Lose […]
Here’s a pic from today of Dan Mock adding backing vocals to some of the new tunes on the upcoming album.
Hey folks! For the last couple months I’ve been recording 1-hour shows called “Jerry’s Record Party” for http://www.castrosradio1.com which has been started by the bar, Castro’s Lounge, located in the east end of Toronto (also where we have a long running Thursday night residency). My radio show airs every Thursday night 7-8 EST time and […]
Hey folks, Wanted to let you know that we just had another couple great sessions with Mike Timmins, recording the follow up to 'Early Riser'. Still be a little while before it's released but we're definitely all very excited. In the meantime I'm doing some shows here and there but mainly just performances and activity […]
Hey folks! This Saturday night, I'll be playing at the Joy Bistro in Toronto, part of the Mill St. Brewery Lights Out event for Indie Week. It will be during Earth Hour, so I'll be playing unamplified. Starts at 8:30, 884 Queen St. E. In other news, we have some 'Jerry Leger & The Situation' […]
Hey folks, I'll be performing a special show this coming Wednesday at the great Leslie Jones Restaurant, 1182 Queen St. E. in the Toronto area of Leslieville. I'm also honored to have a pizza named after me at one of my favourite places to eat in the city. If you would like to make reservations […]
Hey folks, We're excited to back in the studio to start work on the follow up to 'Early Riser'. Michael Timmins is back in the producer's chair. Day 1 was sounding nice indeed.
All CDs, LPs and shirts are currently on sale until the end of the year in our online store. Just visit the MERCH page to find some deals. Happy holidays!
Hey folks, I'll be playing a great venue in Toronto called The Burdock this coming Wednesday December 9th. Doors are at 8:30 and my good buddy, Ben Somer from Hamilton will open the show at 9. $10 at the door or only $8 for advance tickets available here: http://burdockto.com/shows/?show=63 This venue is also known for […]
“Gals in these songs are either wanted for murder, a singer in a rock’n’roll band or a lover that has left him to cry alone”The Del Fi’s gets glowing review in Exclaim!
Hey folks, My other band, The Del Fi's have received some kind words from Exclaim! Magazine for our debut album, 'Crowd Pleaser' via Kerry Doole. Read the review here: http://exclaim.ca/music/article/del_fis-crowd_pleaser You can buy the album now at iTunes! https://itunes.apple.com/ca/album/crowd-pleaser/id1048907647 or Bandcamp! https://thedelfis.bandcamp.com/album/crowd-pleaser Also, if you're in the Toronto area, we are having a release show […]
My new project that I'm so happy to be part of, The Del Fi's, have just released our first album. 'Crowd Pleaser' is now available for download via iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/ca/album/crowd-pleaser/id1048907647 or Bandcamp: https://thedelfis.bandcamp.com/album/crowd-pleaser It was recorded completely live off the floor in 10 hours and features a bunch of tunes that I wrote on the […]
Steam the whole Del Fi's debut record, 'Crowd Pleaser' before it's released! The Del Fi's is a band I started that includes many members(some you might know…) and we create music without rehearsal or a conversation, just see what spontaneous rock n roll we can come up with. I wrote most of the tunes right […]
Bringing a couple of the guys to Orillia this Saturday night! We're playing The Brownstone Cafe, doors at 9! Hope to see you there.
Was just thinking the other day about the album I made in 2008 and released around this time seven years ago called, 'You, Me & The Horse'. It was produced by co-founder of Skydiggers, Josh Finlayson and well respected Toronto musician Tim Bovaconti. This album was a fairly acoustic affair with it's initial inspiration being […]
Hey folks, take a look at our new video for "Cashing In", part of a series called 'Deli Sessions Live'. https://vimeo.com/138795255
Hey folks, just wanted to let you know that I'll be opening for some friends "Eli & The Strawman" tonight at The Dakota Tavern (249 Ossington Ave.) in Toronto. Doors at 9pm. Full Band – Jerry
Hey folks, I'm looking forward to playing Apple Annie's (109 Mississaga St E,) in Orillia this Sunday with Wayne Petti of Cuff the Duke and Liz Powell of Land of Talk. I'll be joined by Dan Mock and James McKie. Doors are at 6:30 and we go on at 7. I hear it's sold out […]
Hey folks, wanted to let you know that I'll be playing Sunday July 19th during the 2015 Pan Am Games in Toronto on the Harbourfront Centre Deck Stage. I'll be on solo at 5:30. Later that night I'll be opening for songwriter/producer, Joe Henry at Hugh's Room, 8pm!
Tonight, I'll be in Sudbury at Fromagerie with Dan Mock on upright. This will be the first date of a 12 show trek that will bring us out to Vancouver and back. Check out the dates below and hopefully we're passing through your town! You can also check out the TOUR page for more details… […]
Hey folks, Just got home from a fantastic East Coast Tour and before we head out West next week, we'll be releasing a 45 with our good friend, Graham Nicholas called 'Safely Home'. The release show will take place this Friday May 15th at The Cameron House(back room) in Toronto. Doors at 8pm, music starts […]
Thanks to Bob Mersereau at CBC for writing about our upcoming New Brunswick shows! http://www.cbc.ca/nb/mt/east-coast-music/2015/05/jerry-legers-early-riser-shows-come-to-nb.html Tonight May 7 @ The Capital, Fredericton, 10pm Friday May 8 @ Pepper’s Pub, Saint John, 10pm
Hey folks, well, Dan, Kyle and I are about to hit the road for our show at House of Targ in Ottawa tonight. Doors at 9 and only $7 to get in! After that we'll keep moving east. Check out the TOUR page to see if we'll be passing through your town.
Wow, time flies, EARLY RISER is already a year old! It's been a great 12 months and I wanna thank all of the folks out there who bought it in form or another. Appreciate the support! I also wanna thank those who were involved in the recording and production: Michael Timmins, my band; James McKie, […]
I'm usually not this reflective, nor have I ever written a post like this but it just crossed my mind that this month marks 10 years since I recorded the first album. I was 19 years old and went into Joe Dunphy's old Monumental studio (which used to be a meat packing plant). It was […]
Hey folks, A lot happening in our world with a bunch of Canadian dates, a split 7" with Graham Nicholas. The songs we recorded were specifically written for the project. More details to follow on that. Also, as part of Latent's "Under Cover" series, Cowboy Junkies offer up a version of Bob Dylan's "If You […]
Take a look at the new Southern Souls video for the title track of the current LP, 'EARLY RISER'. Filmed by Mitch Fillion. Share with a friend! [iframe]<iframe width="560" height="315" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/Aj_TNSoNcgk" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>[/iframe] [HTML1]
Maurice Hope reviews 'Early Riser' in AmericanaUK, ends the review stating "Leger needs to get himself over here, sooner the better!". We're working on it. Read the whole article here: http://www.americana-uk.com/cd-reviews/item/jerry-leger-early-riser
I recently did a Q & A with Mitch Fillion at Southern Souls. Read it HERE: http://southernsouls.ca/small-talk-jerry-leger/ [iframe]<iframe width="560" height="315" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/gUP6p_xr2Ew" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>[/iframe] [HTML1]
Thanks to Sean Moeller for listing me as "one of my favorite discoveries of the last week" recently in Paste Magazine! Go to the MERCH page for links to purchase 'Early Riser' on CD or LP. You can also download it via iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/ca/album/early-riser/id849999915
Here's the 2nd edition of Latent Recordings Under Cover series. This month, Cowboy Junkies and Jerry Leger & The Situation cover two classic Neil Young songs. To get your FREE downloads, follow the link below and enter your email: http://undercover.latentrecordings.com/ This is part two of our newly launched Under Cover feature. Every month we be […]
Hey folks, I'll be doing an opening set for Doug Paisley and Jenny Whiteley tomorrow night at The Horseshoe Tavern in Toronto. I'll be joined by James McKie on fiddle and Dan Mock on upright bass. Doors at 9pm and we're on a little after that. Saturday night, I'll be found at The Red Garnet. […]
Take a look at the brand new Southern Souls video for "One More Bad Penny" from the album, 'Early Riser' [iframe]<iframe width="560" height="315" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/gUP6p_xr2Ew" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>[/iframe] [HTML1]
Recently did this Q and A with a friend of mine, Cam. Take a look…also note a clarification, I meant that I have been listening to Tom Paxton's first lp ("Ramblin Boy") AND "How Come the Sun". Both are worth checking out. http://fyimusicnews.ca/post/97859688097/a-conversation-with-jerry-leger
Happy to be alongside Daniel Romano (who also designed 'Early Riser'), Doug Paisley, Lindi Ortega, John Borra and Al Tuck in this great article written by Mike Sauve for Brooklyn, NY's Alt Citizen. Read it here: http://altcitizen.com/some-of-the-best-americana-music-actually-comes-from-canada/