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Amanda Cottreau

Rank #1 CA Gatineau, QC, CA Other / Indie Acoustic / Singer/Songwriter


Sounds Like: Priscilla Ahn, Lisa Hannigan, Norah Jones, Sarah McLachlan, Joy Williams

Label: Unsigned, GoGirls Elite/GoGirlsMusic.com, Not Just French Music, OMYRECORDS, Wastelandic Paradise

Manager: Amanda Cottreau

Bio: Amanda is a generous woman with a conscious, intuitive, and consistent will to connect people. Her music expresses a desire to love and be loved, as well as the nuances of what it means to have those desires in a complex world. Her music is introspective, comforting, delicate and captivating.

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200 shows and counting...
Sep 26, 2013
I’m no expert on the matter but, after having playing over 200 shows in the last... [more]
So you want to tour Canada?
Jun 2, 2013
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Twitter_icon_for_status: You have to take a listen to Joe Purdy – Eagle Rock Fire (2014) http://t.co/m7A0ZBS4CE #INDIELOVE


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  • Universe in a Soft Shell Released on Nov 11, 2010


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  • Mon

    Oct 13

    Montreal, QC, CA | 7:00pm

    Montreal, QC, CA
    Mon Oct 13 7:00pm


    Monday October 13th at Le Cagibi 5490 St. Laurent in Montreal - Come join a night of great acoustic music starting at 8pm for Paul Federici Music's Fall Tour! Tickets are $10 available at the door. Artists: *Paul Federici (Hamilton) -www.paulfederici.ca -www.facebook.com/paulfedericimusic *Amanda Cottreau (Ottawa) -www.amandacottreau.com -www.facebook.com/amandacottreaumusic *Jess Abran (Montreal) -www.jessabran.com -www.facebook.com/jessabranMTL *Ogen (Montreal) -www.ogenmusic.com -www.facebook.com/ogenmusic

  • Fri

    Oct 10

    Ottawa, ON, CA | 6:30pm
    Angela's Bed & Breakfast
    Ottawa, ON, CA
    Fri Oct 10 6:30pm


    Angela's Bed & Breakfast Ottawa (166 Glebe Avenue) has graciously opened their doors for a fourth installment of a most intimate concert series. This month's theme is centered around Fall and its descent. Partial proceeds from this evening will go to support The Royal Ottawa Hospital (mental health services). Guests are invited to bring items of food and comfort. This is a BYOB event. There will be offerings of poetry, visual art and song from a fine selection of homegrown Canadian artists: * Amanda Cottreau * Bradley Cayford * Candice Bruchhaeuser * Paul Federici As space is limited, guests must register online via guestlist. Tickets - http://guestli.st/282891 $20 regular (as of October 9, 2014) $15 advance (before October 8, 2014) $10 students/seniors/fixed income If you are unable to purchase tickets and would like to volunteer, please contact Amanda via email amanda@amandcottreau.com

  • Sat

    Sep 20

    Wakefield, QC, CA | 9:00am
    Manipura Yoga Retreat
    Wakefield, QC, CA
    Sat Sep 20 9:00am


    Autumnal Equinox when the sun shines directly on the equator and the length of day and night is nearly equal - in balance. This grand opening of Manipura Yoga Retreat and Environmental Education Centre will be a celebration of yoga, music and nature! Amanda Cottreau will be a featured performer at 7pm. Yoga classes in the forest and live music all weekend (9am - 10pm daily)!! Keep checking posts for yoga teachers and musical performers!!

  • 2014

    Jul 19

    Ottawa, ON, CA | 7:30pm
    Club SAW
    Ottawa, ON, CA
    Sat Jul 19 7:30pm


    The Ottawa Music Index presents a showcase of local independent music artists in support of its funding campaign to start a new independent music magazine in Ottawa. Read more about our project here: http://igg.me/at/ottmusicindexmag/x LINEUP ============ City Limits https://www.facebook.com/citylimitsottawa Sandra Bunga https://www.facebook.com/sandrasmusic Amanda Cottreau http://www.amandacottreau.com/ More bands to be announced shortly. SILENT AUCTION & GIVEWAYS COURTESY OF: ========== St. John's Music Granata Music School Ltd Kichesippi Beer Co. And More.. ABOUT OMI ============ Since August 2012, the Ottawa Music Index has supported local music artists in their need for marketing and promotion services as well as professional development & education in the music industry. To date the Ottawa Music Index has cataloged more than 500 active local music artists & businesses involved in local music industry. DETAILS =========== Cover: $10 Doors: 7:30pm Music: 8:00pm - 1:00am Parking: There is no onsite parking. Parking is available just down the street at the Ottawa Convention Centre / Rideau Centre parking. Bus: Two Closest Stops are along the Transitway at McKenzie King Bridge or Laurier (at Ottawa University)

  • 2014

    Jun 26

    Ottawa, ON, CA | 7:00pm

    Ottawa, ON, CA
    Thu Jun 26 7:00pm


    Since June of 2012, The Artistic Showcase has brought together some of the most creative and devoted independent artists in Canada to delight audiences and create loving artistic community in Ottawa. This month marks the two-year anniversary of the series, and we are going to celebrate some of the most memorable performers and performances to ever touch the artistic showcase stage. On June 26th at Pressed Cafe (750 Gladstone), The Artistic Showcase will welcome performances by: Nathanael Larochette, Prufrock, Amanda Cottreau, Brad Morden, Nicole Lefebvre, Ali Alikhani, John Akpata, The Visit, OpenSecret (Ikenna Onyegbula), Lana K, Suzy Pankhurst, Brandon Wint, and others :) The Artistic Showcase is hosted by poet Brandon Wint and facilitated by the Welcome Home Artists' Collective. $10 cover

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  • Amancio (Artist) Amancio
    Great songs and production!
  • Hillbilly Dix (Artist) Hillbilly Dix
    Love your new video Amanda..such an amazing voice :)
  • Self Destruction Symptoms (Gregg White) (Artist) Self Destruction Sym...
    the gtr and vocals hooked me in while searching for good stuff on RN. really impressive songs, Couldnt Wait is great, and i downloaded sea and sky. keep up the great wor...
  • ThickerThanWater productions (Artist) ThickerThanWater pro...
    Listening to "Sea and Sky". beautiful work. Loving the vibe here. Peace and be blessed
  • The Ohm Group (Artist) The Ohm Group
    Really like...Couldn't Wait... Peace! The Ohm
  • The Ohm Group (Artist) The Ohm Group
    Nice songs ! Peace! The Ohm
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  • Song Plays 31,619 +2

  • Video Plays 2,864

  • Total Fans 6,790 +1

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Q: Dec 22, 2012: A great show at the Alpha Soul Cafe tonight. I really enjoyed your music. It was so nice of you to gift my daughter with a CD - it will be played often in Kingston! - Chris
A: I will have to make a special trip to Kingston soon...I hope your daughter is still enjoying live music events.

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