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John Cossar

Rank #5 CA Pouch Cove, NL, CA Folk / Country / Rockabilly


Sounds Like: James Keelaghan, Tom Waits, Ron Hynes, Steve Earle, Bob Dylan

Label: Blue Island Records

Manager: Dan Rubin

Bio: John Cossar is a rising star in the Newfoundland music scene. At the age of sixty he has just released his first full length CD "Another Bridge to Burn" to overwhelming acclaim from the media and local musicians. His songs are being compared to the country/folk ballads of Steve Earle, Bob Dyl... See Full Bio

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John Cossar has a show on 2012-11-17 at 22:00 @ The Levee in St.John's, NL http://www.reverbnation.com/c./poni/153177288 #concert

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  • 2012

    Nov 17

    St.John's, NL, CA | 10:00pm

    St.John's, NL, CA
    Sat Nov 17, 2012 10:00pm
  • 2012

    Jun 10

    Brigus, NL, CA | 8:00pm
    St. George's Church
    Brigus, NL, CA
    Sun Jun 10, 2012 8:00pm


    Our last tour in the Ballads and Barnacles tour is a final chance for Newfoundland audiences to hear two of Atlantic Canada's most moving and honest songwriters. Their stories and ballads will move you through tears and laughter. Don't miss John Cossar and Jim Dorie on June 10th at St. George's Church in Brigus!

  • 2012

    Jun 9

    Conception Bay South, NL, CA | 7:00pm

    Conception Bay South, NL, CA
    Sat Jun 09, 2012 7:00pm
  • 2012

    Jun 7

    St. John's, NL, CA | 9:00pm

    St. John's, NL, CA
    Thu Jun 07, 2012 9:00pm


    Our only St. John's performance for the Ballads and Barnacles Tour! Don't miss these two movingly honest songwriters, reckoned to be some of the best from Atlantic Canada. Their songs and stories will move you through laughter and tears.

  • 2012

    Jun 4

    Carboner, NL, CA | 8:00pm

    Carboner, NL, CA
    Mon Jun 04, 2012 8:00pm


    Another wonderful concert venue for the Ballads and Barnacles Tour. Don't miss this concert by two of Atlantic Canada's most honest and moving songwriters.

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    Wow, I have listened to hundreds of songs over the last week, "Another Bridge to Burn" grabbed me, and held me. VERY WELL DONE! Your lyrics, arrangement, vocals, fantas...
  • Steve Meaney (Artist) Steve Meaney
    Hey John. I'm back again! :) Cheers.
  • Steve Meaney (Artist) Steve Meaney
    Love that studio video of Another Bridge to Burn! All the best, John
  • Steve Meaney (Artist) Steve Meaney
    Another Bridge to Burn is a great song!
  • Donnie Stovall (Artist) Donnie Stovall
    A great song,great lyrics,,,
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