Kingston Live, Episode 3: A Summary

By Tianna Edwards

Kingston Live is a monthly podcast that offers up behind-the-scenes insight into the Kingston music scene. If you’re looking to learn more about the city’s emerging artists and where to see them play live, you’ll find it here! If you’re a resident music lover or visitor looking for the inside scoop on Kingston’s local music scene, it’s a perfect fit for you, too.

In the third episode, you’ll hear from Lost Cousins, whose members came together while studying at Queen’s University in Kingston, as well as the city’s multi-talented musician and multi-tasker extraordinaire, Claire Bouvier.

Lost Cousins share album details

After six highly-accomplished singles, Lost Cousins’ keyboardist Thomas, and drummer Cam visit to discuss their long-awaited new album, In Scenery. If you’re not familiar with Lost Cousins, they’ve been referred to as a psych-rock band and receive more than 38,000 monthly listens on Spotify. They sat down the night of their much anticipated first full-length album release show at The Mansion.  Host Johnny San questions them on a variety of topics, from the initial idea around their album to how they decided on their name as well as advice to aspiring musicians, and much more. Take a listen for a laid-back conversation to learn new details on Lost Cousins!

Claire Bouvier gives entrepreneurial advice

After that, Johnny and Riley sit down with local artist, entrepreneur, violinist, motivational speaker, TV host, Claire Bouvier. If you’re unfamiliar with Claire, the most important thing to know is that she is a Jill of all trades. Name it, and she’s working on it. Claire is the co-owner of the travelling thrifted-style truck Loft Girls, you can find her performing violin live in Kingston, she also writes about and empowers local female entrepreneurs through a web series called FEiST-y that just recently launched with BellMedia. Claire chats about her wide array of experience with different projects, shares details on what she’s up to now and touches on how musicians have evolved into entrepreneurs. And if you’re looking for advice on how to get started as an entrepreneur, you’ll learn a few things from Claire in this podcast!

In between all of that great content, get up-to-date on notable, local live shows happening between now and April with a long list curated by the Kingston Live team.

Look out for new podcasts every month to stay up to date on the Kingston music scene! The Kingston Live podcast is syndicated to all major podcast platforms. Find them wherever you get your podcasts and make sure to subscribe: Soundcloud, Spotify, iTunes, TuneIn and Stitcher. You can also follow them on Instagram. And this month, you can also find clips of the interviews — shot by local filmmaker Jay Middaugh — up on their Youtube channel (subscribe for frequent updates!)