Profile: Stevie

Stevie Connor

Stevie Connor

An award winning piper, composer and singer / songwriter from Edinburgh, Scotland now based in Ontario, Canada, Stevie is the founder of Blues and Roots Radio, a multi award winning media platform established in 2012, based just outside of Toronto, with a hub in Melbourne, Australia. He has been recognized in 2014 and 2017 by the Mississauga Board Of Trade and Legislature of Ontario for his work in support and promotion of independent artists across Canada and around the world. He has in the past been honoured to sit on national music award panels.

He is currently head of programming and music director at Blues and Roots Radio where he oversees the running of two online radio channels and reviews the many releases sent to the station for airplay consideration.

He is passionate about the Canadian independent music scene and covers as many live events as time will allow.


Review: Stephen Fearing, “The Unconquerable Past”

This last couple of years have been quite a prolific time in terms of writing new songs and being in the studio for Stephen…

Recap: Four Chords and the Truth

A notable performer put it quite brilliantly from the stage recently, summing up what many people feel about this series, declaring “ This is…

Summerfolk: Reflections on an Amazing Festival Weekend in Owen Sound

I am a “newbie” to Canada.  Having lived here for ten years, I am relatively new to the live music scene, and have been…

Review: Kae Shelby, “Music and Motorcycles”

I listen to many fabulous releases every week as part of what I do, and sometimes an album that comes through the door just…