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Tall Tall Shadow

Tall Tall Shadow (Sep 30 2013)
Upcoming Shows
Basia Bulat July 31, 2016
Canmore Folk Festival, Canmore, AB
Basia Bulat August 01, 2016
Canmore Folk Festival, Canmore, AB
Basia Bulat August 08, 2016
Off Festival, Katowice, Poland
Basia Bulat August 11, 2016
Way Out West Festival, Goteborg, Sweden
Basia Bulat September 03, 2016
End of the Road, Brampton, UK
Basia Bulat September 04, 2016
Electric Picnic, Stradbally, Ireland
Basia Bulat September 06, 2016
Oslo, London, UK
Basia Bulat September 08, 2016
Landmark, Bergen, Norway
Basia Bulat September 17, 2016
CityFolk, Ottawa, ON
Basia Bulat September 18, 2016
Grand Point North Festival, Burlington, VT
Basia Bulat September 24, 2016
Cultivate Festival, Port Hope, ON
Basia Bulat October 02, 2016
Austin City Limits, Austin, TX
Basia Bulat October 05, 2016
The Exchange, Regina, SK
Basia Bulat October 06, 2016
Broadway Theatre, Saskatoon, SK
Basia Bulat October 11, 2016
Spiritbar at the Hume Hotel, Nelson, BC
Basia Bulat October 12, 2016
The Vogue Theatre, Vancouver, BC
Basia Bulat October 13, 2016
Lucky Bar, Victoria, BC
Basia Bulat November 26, 2016
The Danforth Music Hall, Toronto, ON
Basia Bulat December 01, 2016
Theatre Granada, Sherbrooke, QC
Basia Bulat December 03, 2016
Theatre Petit Champlain, Quebec City, QC
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Basia Bulat

Basia Bulat

Good Advice is the fourth album by songwriter Basia Bulat. With an electrifying voice, lyrics like silver arrowheads, she has become one of Canada's most conspicuous talents. Since releasing her debut in 2007, Bulat has shared a stage with artists including Arcade Fire, The National, Nick Cave, Daniel Lanois, St Vincent, Sufjan Stevens, Beirut, Destroyer, Tune-Yards, Sondre Lerche, The Tallest Man On Earth, The Head and the Heart, Owen Pallett, Andrew Bird and Devotchka. She often appears solo in gigantic halls, winning over crowds with an autoharp or charango, stomping feet, two mighty lungs. But her massive talent has also been recognized at scale: her songs have been adapted for major performances with symphony orchestras, and she's been tapped for prestigious tributes to Leonard Cohen and The Band.

Bulat was born in Toronto, raised by Polish immigrant parents. She grew up listening to her mother's piano students, to Sam Cooke and Stax on the oldies station, later falling in love with Odetta, Stevie Nicks, Sandy Denny and Abner Jay. Although she emerged as part of Ontario's indie folk scene, befriending members of Ohbijou, Timber Timbre and Great Lake Swimmers, her first three records were recorded in Montreal. The first two, 2007's Oh My Darling and 2010's Heart Of My Own, were made with producer Howard Bilerman, an engineer who was then better known for noisy punk-rock albums, while 2013's Juno- and Polaris-nominated Tall Tall Shadow was produced with Mark Lawson (The Unicorns, Akron/Family) and Arcade Fire's Tim Kingsbury.

May 11, 2016

Basia Bulat on Later...with Jools Holland

Basia Bulat ended her European tour this week with a performance at the cult UK BBC Two TV show Later...with Jools Holland.

With sold-out concerts in London, Berlin and New York City on her Spring 2016 tour and over 4 million streams for Good Advice, Basia will continue touring in support of the record this summer and will be in Los Angeles on June 8th playing at Largo with Bob Odenkirk (Better Call Saul, Breaking Bad). After this, she will be performing at many festivals in Canada and the U.S. Mostly notably, Basia Bulat will be at the prestigious Newport Folk Festival in Rhode Island, at the Austin City Limits Festival in Texas, and in her home town at the Montreal International Jazz Festival July 7th on a double-bill with The Tallest Man on Earth. See below for complete tour dates.

05/31/16 Barrymore Theatre - Madison, WI
06/02/16 Canton Waterfront Park - Baltimore, MD
06/05/16 Field Trip - Toronto, ON
06/08/16 Largo - Los Angeles, CA (with Bob Odenkirk)
06/11/16 The Fillmore Philadelphia - Philadelphia, PA
06/21/16 Artpark - Lewiston, NY
07/04/16 Montreux Jazz Club - Montreux, SW
07/07/16 Métropolis - Montréal, QC (FIJM)
07/09/16 Winnipeg Folk Festival - Winnipeg, MB
07/13/16 The Centre Casino New - Moncton, NB
07/14/16 Halifax Jazz Festival - Halifax, NS
07/19/16 Stratford Summer Festival - Stratford, ON
07/22/16 Newport Folk Festival - Newport, RI
07/23/16 Le Festif! de Baie-St-Paul - Baie St Paul, QC
07/24/16 Shaw Amphitheatre - Banff, AB
07/30 - 08/01/16 Canmore Folk Festival - Canmore, AB
09/03/16 End of the Road - Brampton, UK
09/17/16 Waterfront Park Burlington - Burlington, VT
09/18/16 Grand Point North Fest - Burlington, VT
12/01/16 Théâtre Granada - Sherbrooke, QC
12/03/16 Théâtre Petit Champlain - Québec, QC

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February 12, 2016

Good Advice by Basia Bulat is available now!

Good Advice is now available everywhere!

Stream it on Spotify
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February 08, 2016

You can hear Basia Bulat's new album "Good Advice" on CBC Music now!

Don't forget, you can listen to Basia Bulat's new album "Good Advice" at CBC Music before it comes out this Friday, February 12th!

Hear it on CBC Music

January 08, 2016

Basia Bulat releases new single "Fool"

Basia Bulat's new single "Fool" from upcoming album "Good Advice" is now available for download and streaming.

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Good Advice is coming out February 12th, 2016 on Secret City Records

October 30, 2015


May 01, 2015

The Ottawa Citizen on Basia Bulat's performance with NAC

Lanois’ song Shine was performed as a duet with Canadian songstress Bulat that highlighted the differences between his tentative vocals and her siren-like wail of assurance.

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January 08, 2015

Basia Bulat live at Massey Hall

December 02, 2014

Watch Strombo's Christmas special with Basia Bulat

October 04, 2014

NPR live session

Becoming The Barr Brothers, A Band Of Friends And Neighbors

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July 10, 2014

Interview Toronto Star - Basia Bulat

"The results might rankle the odd folk purist, but they speak for themselves: Tall Tall Shadow, a record haunted by the recent passing of a good friend, is Bulat’s best and most distinctive work yet. Comparisons to the likes of Joni Mitchell, Neko Case and Sandy Denny can still be made, yes, but you can hear her truly finding her own voice here."

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Booking (Canada)

Steven Himmelfarb (Billions)

Booking (Europe)

Oliver Ward (United Talent Agency)

Booking (USA)

David T. Viecelli (Billions)


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Publicity (France)

Jeremy Spellanzon

Publicity (Quebec)

Magali Ould (Secret City Records)

Publicity (UK)

Duncan Jordan

Publicity (USA)

Krista Williams (Sacks & Co)

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