Pefferlaw, ON – Oct 29, 2016 – House Concert

We are playing the Friends + Friends House Concert Series in Tamworth, Ontario. THIS SHOW IS SOLD OUT! Contact us at info@theyoungnovelists.com to be put on the wait list DETAILS: Saturday Oct 29, 2016 Doors 6:30pm, Music 7:30pm Spot reserved with a $20 donation


Interview with Graydon James of The Young Novelists

by Francine Lapointe, Urban Hero Magazine At the time of this interview, The Young Novelists were on the last leg of their latest US tour.  They will be playing at Homegrown in Hamilton on Friday May 1st.  Modern troubadours addicted to touring, their music is unique and is a reminiscence of the 60s with a fresh Indie twang.  As folk rock goes, this is something blue, something borrowed and something new. Urban Hero Magazine:  How is the tour? Graydon:  It’s been a pretty good tour.  We have our last two shows in the States and then we’ll be back in…    read more.


Toronto, ON – May 22, 2015 – Little Trinity Church

Friday, May 22, 2015 LITTLE TRINITY CHURCH 425 King St E, Toronto, ON $12 adv/$15 door ADVANCED TICKETS Doors at 8pm Opening Songwriters Circle at 8:30pm with Abigail Lapell, The Visit, and Preetam Sengupta The Young Novelists at 9:30pm Baked goods and refreshments on sales by Bloomer’s. FACEBOOK EVENT


review: made us strangers

by Joe Cornelisse, Sonic More Music When a record starts off as strong as The Young Novelists sophomore album ‘made us strangers’ does with the track “Palindrome” you have to wonder how they can keep it up over twelve tracks…the wondering ceases as track #2 “singer-songwriter” begins. The album has an edgier feel to it than their debut studio album ‘In the Year You Were Born’ (thanks to John Law’s killer guitar work) but it still maintains the feel of flight that their harmonies conjure up every time I hear them. Graydon James has been working hard because his vocals…    read more.


Cambridge, ON – April 16, 2015 – Club Passim

Canadian duo The Young Novelists open for Willy Porter at Club Passim in Cambridge, Massachusetts! Thursday April 16, 2015 Music 8pm, tickets $32 VENUE: Club Passim 47 Palmer Street Cambridge, MA, USA WILLY PORTER Guitarist and singer/songwriter Willy Porter has been turning first time listeners into die-hard fans for more than two decades. He and singing partner, Carmen Nickerson, bring their brand of righteous indie-folk for a night of high-test tunes and tons of fun. Willy’s signature finger-picking guitar work and rich songwriting creates a one-of-a-kind musical ride that has energized audiences all over the world from stages shared with…    read more.


‘made us strangers’ available now!

Our latest album, “made us strangers”, is officially released today and we are officially stoked! The album is available on iTunes, at our store, or you can pick one up in person at an upcoming show! It’s been a long time coming and we could not have done it without the wisdom, support, and talent of a great many folks. From our pre-production and demo listening party to our producer and recording crew, our design and publicity team through to our pre-order campaign, there have been a lot of people involved in this release and we are extremely thankful for their expertise and assistance. It’s also…    read more.


Moncton, NB – May 5, 2015 – Plan B

We’re releasing our new album ‘made us strangers’ at Plan b Lounge in Moncton, NB with special guest Eastcoast Love Story! Facebook Event Tuesday May 5 Music 9pm, tickets $7 VENUE: Plan B Lounge 212 St George Street Moncton, NB THE YOUNG NOVELISTS Exclaim! dubbed their first EP “unpretentious brilliance” and this six-piece folk-roots band has won critical acclaim ever since. BlogTO called them “one of the top 5 folk bands to watch in Toronto” and their live shows capture audiences with both barnstorming singalongs and poignant ballads. Their new album ‘made us strangers’ will be released on April 28th….    read more.


London, ON – May 2, 2015 – London Music Club

We’re releasing our new album ‘made us strangers’ at London Music Club in London, ON with special guests The Marrieds! Saturday May 2 Doors 7:00pm/Music 8pm, $7 adv/$10 door Buy Tickets VENUE: London Music Club 470 Colborne Street London, ON THE YOUNG NOVELISTS Exclaim! dubbed their first EP “unpretentious brilliance” and this six-piece folk-roots band has won critical acclaim ever since. BlogTO called them “one of the top 5 folk bands to watch in Toronto” and their live shows capture audiences with both barnstorming singalongs and poignant ballads. Their new album ‘made us strangers’ will be released on April 28th. “…beautiful,…    read more.


review: made us strangers

by Mackenzie Herd, Exclaim! The Young Novelists’ sophomore effort, Made Us Strangers, is an exciting set that eschews the glitz and glamour of contemporary country rock’n’roll for a sound that is far more raw and organic. Recording with Zeus’ Carlin Nicholson, the Toronto-based group strove for a sound that was grittier and edgier than their previous effort by composing songs that are thick with electric guitars, rumbling drums and joyful honky-tonk piano. The album, which proudly boasts that it was recorded without pitch correction or click tracks, plays like a performance. It’s Nicholson’s bare bones approach to recording that truly communicates the…    read more.


A New Era For The Young Novelists

by Bobby Foley, Interrobang Photo credit: JEN SQUIRES Graydon James and Laura Spink front the band The Young Novelists, set to perform at the London Music Club May 2.       I write about random things a lot. I write a lot about random things. On a hot summer evening in 2014, The Young Novelists gathered together a small group of friends, insiders and network contacts and held a listening party in Toronto to share material they had been working on for a new album. The gathering was abuzz from start to finish; the band – fronted by Graydon…    read more.


 

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