Mary grew up in a seafaring town. Her father was a story teller and native of Lunenburg, Nova Scotia, her mother was a musician and singer. A native of PEI she introduced her children to celtic and folk music. Mary acquired a BA in Music majoring in Voice from Acadia University under the tutelage of […]

Made up of mostly original material, this CD was recorded at CBC by Glenn Meisner, Karl Falkenham and Steven Naylor. Steven Naylor’s classy string and horn arrangements lean this album towards adult contemporary. The songs are dreamy and full of celtic influences and some have a traditional feel. Many have a strong narrative where women […]

This album is a true tribute to Nova Scotia with one of the best arrangements of Farewell to Nova Scotia ever recorded. As Eric Mac Ewen wrote: “I can feel the fog and taste the salt in these tunes”. The songs are a mixture of original and traditional. Available only on cassette but coming to […]

Her most recent album WEAVE turned heads with her personal blend of traditional song writing. She was one of six finalists in the Folk Alliance 2008 Mountain Stage New Song Contest. Her title song “Weave the Yarn” received honourable mention in the 2006 singer/songwriter awards out of London, UK through “We Are Listening”, and “The […]

For the past 30 years Mary Knickle has composed music, songs and lyrics. Her first compositions were collaborations in several collective creations including a new musical KC Superstar with Mulgrave Road Coop. In 1986 she began a singer songwriter career and released 3 recordings as well as writing over 100 songs. In 2000 she found […]

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Biography of Mary Knickle

Mary Knickle’s Electronic Press Kit (EPK) can be downloaded as a zip file or a self-extracting exe. Download EPK as a ZIP file. (12.9 MB) Download EPK as a self-extracting EXE. (13.1 MB) The EPK contains a headshot (small and large versions), press release, reviews, and 3 tracks. Visit Mary at her myspace account http://www.myspace.com/maryknickle

Mary has released three albums of original music: On the Wind and the Sea, Who Will Take the Throne? and Weave winner of the Best Provincial Folk CD at the Toronto Exclusive Music Awards.