Macleay ValleyArts Council Inc
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Canada's prairie balladeer Scott Cook is a tirelessly travelling DIY songwriter with heart forever on sleeve. Road-worn, painfully honest, and deeply human, his straight-talking tunes weave together folk, roots, blues, soul and country with spacious fingerstyle guitar and clawhammer banjo arrangements.
Cook has been making a full-time living at music since 2007, touring extensively across Canada, the US, Europe, Asia and Australia, and is currently on tour in support of his fourth release, One More Time Around, which Canada's premier roots music magazine Penguin Eggs calls 'as much a manifesto as a musical work,' teeming with 'wry observations and hopeful life lessons.'
Its opening track 'Pass It Along' won the Folk and Acoustic category in the 2013 UK Songwriting Contest, with UK magazine Maverick Country naming him 'one of Canada's most inspiring and imaginative storytellers'.