Cape Breton’s Lookout Tower, with special guest Sophia Hopkins, celebrate the release of a new album with their Carleton début on Friday, June 2nd. Show time is 8 PM and tickets are only $20 + HST.
A groovy mix of bluesy rockers, soulful ballads and blizzard funks. Lookout Tower hails from Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia. Their debut album ‘Smoke Over Sound’ was recorded live off the floor last spring in a century old church in Forks Baddeck and their upcoming follow-up album ‘Fields’ was recorded this winter in a 125-year old farmhouse across the street. Lookout Tower is: Vocals / Rankin MacEachern; guitars, vocals / Bryan Picard; Bass, vocals / Franzi Habith; Drums / John Pinnington
Sophia Hopkins is a Nova Scotian singer-songwriter who has captivated music lovers with her extraordinary vocal range, enchanting melodies and the raw emotion she places on every nots. With a deep reverence for the natural world, references to the sea, earth and sky pop in in her lyrics like a heartbeat. It seems to ground her, while navigating big emotions and personal stories in her songs. She’s influenced by the sounds of folk, indie-rock, pop, country and classical music.