Focus on independent and local music by David Reed

Original Article Here           Don Sawchuk – Underdog (Americanada Records, 2017) Don Sawchuk’s new release features 12 original songs recorded in Toronto and Waterloo. His voice reminds me of Ed Robertson (Barenaked Ladies) with its direct delivery and clever...

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CBC Searchlight 2019!

  View this email in your browser     CBC Searchlight 2019! I’m so excited that my song Drowning In Tears is in the running for Searchlight 2019 - CBC Music's annual hunt for Canada's undiscovered talent. Place your vote here. The song Downing In Tears features a...

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Off & Running!

Last year ended off with a bang for Don Sawchuk finishing his tour schedule with a sold out concert at Heritage Hall in Guelph, Ontario followed by a trip to perform for the kids at Montreal’s Shiners Hospital for Children. En Route Don stopped off at a few radio...

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Don Sawchuk on Radio Monte Carlo

After seeing Don Sawchuk perform while she was in Toronto attending the Toronto International Film Festival this past summer, Rita Calile was touched by his music particularly two songs “My Home” and “Where Are You Now” both from his album titled “Underdog”. Noting...

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Lest We Forget the Veterans

  The song ‘My Home’ is based on a true story of a Canadian missionary working overseas that was captured and imprisoned by a terrorist organization known for starving, torturing and even killing their POW’s. His friends and family were worried sick, but all I could...

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Don Sawchuk at Guelph Black Heritage Society

Don Sawchuk - Guelph ForTickets: Don Sawchuk and the Underdog Band Live In Concert GuelphMercury.com events Don Sawchuk and the Underdog Band GuelphToday.com Events Rameses Papyrus 2018-11 Article Quotes about the Album Release Concert: “It was awesome!!! So happy for...

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Remembrance Day Video “My Home” from Don Sawchuk

Please Like & Share this Video by Don Sawchuk. Hello, Here’s a quick note of introduction to a timely video I’m releasing featuring "My Home" for Remembrance Day which was filmed at my local Royal Canadian Legion in Guelph during a special presentation on June 6th of...

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My new record, Underdog, is now available!

To start with the main course – my latest record Underdog is now 100% complete! It’s ready and pressed into CDs and Vinyl Records, ready now for purchase. I’ve also been booking quite a few small shows in the Guelph area. These dates give me the incredible opportunity...

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