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NEW SONG - All I've Ever Known

This song is dedicated to a fellow named Alex, who some know as "The Last Anishnabe". The Anishabe (or Ojibway) people lived in Northern Ontario/Quebec for Millenia prior to Europeans arriving to Canada. They lived completely off the land as…

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NEW SONG - Pad's Song (by Pat and Joe Byrne)

A true Newfoundland anthem originally by Pat and Joe Byrne. This song pays tribute to types of people that are no longer produced. People that would get up before dawn, manually paddle a punt (a small wooden fishing boat) into…

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NEW SONG RELEASE - Yukon Gold!

Enjoy this good old fashioned drinking song! The full Album will be released on March 10. Hard times in the world right now, hopefully a little drinking song will cheer everybody up. Song is available for purchase HERE, Cheers! 

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ACADIANA - NEW SONG RELEASE

NEW SONG! Album Release set for March 10th. 

This one is a bit different from my usual, but it doesn't get much more energetic and down home than Acadian fiddle playing! Gus La Casse and I play some old…

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Maniwaki Memories Podcast!

I had the honour of being a guest on "Maniwaki Memories" recently, a podcast tribute to my late Grandfather Ken Lawless of the Ottawa Valley. I played some tunes inspired from his time working in lumber camps and ones he…

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Out East

I've arrived on the eastern shores of Canada once again, this time to stay! Where exactly I will set up shop is to be determined, but it's nice to be back :) Here I am on Fundy's Bay at low…

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The Land, The Sea, The People

I'm nearing completion of a new folk album inspired by the "middle of nowhere" Canada! You know, the most interesting spots like the outports of Newfoundland, the prairies, the far North, the bush - an album of these places and…

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Update!

Hey everyone! It's been another full year. I was living in St. Johns NL for a few months last winter in an attempt to learn about their culture and music. It went very well! I've been busy making videos this…

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CD Release Show!

"One gets the impression that Ruzzo is in dialogue with his audience and that his time onstage is as much about his listening to and observing them as it is about their listening to him. This ability to conduct the

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'Froze In' set to be released shortly!

My little six-songer about winter is nearing completion! I figure a short album is better for the long cold season... who wants to make it longer anyways?!

Here's a rough preview of what she's going to look like. Beautiful right…

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Top Ten Paddling Songs!

 

My new tune Untamed just made it on to Northern Ontario Travel's Top Ten list for best paddling songs! It's an honour, thank you!! It's due for official release shortly :) 

 

Check the article out Here

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