Black Hen Music has received 4 Western Canadian Music Nominations this year...awards will be held in September in Victoria, B.C.!! Nominations for us this year are: Independent Record Label of the Year, Blues Recording of the Year (Jim Byrnes "St. Louis Times), Blues Recording of the Year (Big Dave McLean "Faded But Not Gone"), & Roots Solo Recording of the Year (Colleen Rennison "See The Sky About To Rain)...we are very grateful for these nominations, and congratulate all the other nominees this year!!
We are thrilled to announce the upcoming album Lucky Stars by Winnipeg duo Leaf Rapids (consisting of Keri and Devin Latimer of Nathan)...and we would like to share this little video performance of Leaf Rapids performing their song Virtual Machine, accompanied by Steve Dawson on guitar...enjoy & look for their new album to be released April 14th, 2015!! http://vimeo.com/113230095
Black Hen Music takes home the 2014 Western Canadian Music Award for Label of the Year! Many times nominated, & first time won! Congratulations to all the other nominees, and thanks so much to all of our awesome artists, publicists, graphic artist, photographers, agents, managers, distributors, and everyone who makes Black Hen run...both on stage and behind the scenes, & a special thanks to Factor, and the whole administrative team there!! YAHOOOOOOO!!!
3 Canadian Folk Award Nominations just announced for Black Hen!! Instrumental Album of the Year (Steve Dawson), Producer of the Year (Steve Dawson) & Contemporary Album of the Year (Colleen Rennison)! Awards take place in Ottawa in November. Go Black Hen!!
Check out this interview and profile on Juno-award winning Winnipeg-based artist/duo "Leaf Rapids"...they're the newest Black Hen artists & they're recording an album this August in Nashville, TN at the all new Henhouse Studio!!
We're super excited to be nominated in 3 categories at this year's upcoming Western Canadian Music Awards, that will be held in Winnipeg, Manitoba! Nominations include LABEL OF THE YEAR (woot woot!), PRODUCER OF THE YEAR (Steve Dawson), & INSTRUMENTAL ALBUM OF THE YEAR (Steve Dawson's "Rattlesnake Cage").