Mimi O’Bonsawin is an award winning , roots songstress. Although based in Port Hope, you can usually find Mimi out on the road bringing songs and stories to divers audiences all over this country and abroad. Her songs are heavily influenced by her French Canadian and Abenakis roots and flow through a centre of love and creativity. Her compositions are nurtured by the beauty of her home landscape, Northeastern Ontario and her performances are honest and raw. Some songs to watch:
With a recent award at the nationally recognized Indigenous Music Awards and songs placed in TV ( Ray Donavon) , Mimi’s music is gaining momentum. Sandy Mowat, a CBC programmer has said “Mimi may be the hardest working woman in the singer-songwriter biz!”. It has been said that at the tender age of 24, Mimi O’Bonsawin is an old soul who is not afraid of creating intimacy with her audience and sharing laughs and tears and teaching you a thing or two about yourself and the world around you.
In a time where you may feel like it has all been done before, Mimi is a rare find. She is one of a kind. When you meet her, you will know it.
Follow Mimi at www.mimi.ca
Ryan Schurman is a Port Hope based drummer who has built a strong social media presence as Littledrumaboi. He tours with Canadian songwriter Mimi O’Bonsawin and drums for No Shelter – Toronto’s Tribute To Rage Against The Machine and Bad Holiday. His drum cover video for ‘Monster Truck’ reached over 9.4K views on YouTube and he recently earned some attention from the band ‘Mother Mother’ for his interpretation of their song “Love Stuck”.
Always innovating and creating, Ryan is putting out fresh new content for his supporters regularly.He produced and engineered his newest project, Bad Holiday Band which officially launches in Oct. You can find them at www.badholiday.ca
Watch Should Never Gone
When they are not touring , Mimi and Ryan are working hard in their Home Studio/Church Studio here in Port Hope. After Covid-19 cancelling their 3 month festival tour, they are excited to be coming back to the stage in their home town.
(sorry, no gluten free)
3. Pollo: pesto sauce, chicken, cherry tomatoes, onions, mozzarella