Nathan Bishop MacDonald Announces Finlaggan 

Canadian Singer Songwriter Nathan Bishop MacDonald is proud to announce the launch of his new Celtic band, Finlaggan. The group has been described as a Transatlantic Odyssey of Celtic music and features original songs and traditional tunes drawing on the Cape Breton, Scottish, Irish and Canadian Old Tyme traditions. 

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Nathan Bishop MacDonald returns to BC, Summer 2018 

Nathan will perform with long time collaborator Lennan Delaney this summer in British Columbia. The duo will perform at the Wapiti Music Festival ( and other dates in the Kootney Region of British Columbia.

Delaney is a skilled fiddle player and multi-instrumentalist who has accompanied Nathan on many occasions over the years. The two Cape Bretoners played a short tour in BC last year and are excited to meet up for dates in Canada's Western-most province this summer, the highlight being the Wapiti music festival.


Nathan Bishop Band Selected to Showcase at NXNE  

For Immediate Release

Toronto – May 8, 2012 – Uptown Underground is pleased to announce that the Nathan Bishop Band has been selected to showcase at the 2012 North By North East (NXNE) Conference and Festival. The band will take the stage at 8pm on Thursday, June 14th at Toronto’s famous Cameron House located at 408 Queen Street West (at Spadina).

“We’re very excited to be showcasing at NXNE and are definitely going to bring our A-game and leave it all on the stage,” said Bishop.

Singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, Nathan Bishop released his debut solo effort, “Lovers, Leavers and Believers” which hit #15 on the Canadian itunes Charts on the first day of its release in June 2011. The artist was born and raised in Cape Breton Island and fronted a popular band in Ottawa before moving to the Big Smoke to take his music career to the next level. Music fans can check out his music at or follow him on twitter at @Nathan_Bish.


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Alyssa Ginsburg

About Uptown Underground
Uptown Underground is an indie label and full service multi-track recording studio in the heart of North Toronto.

About Nathan Bishop
Nathan Bishop is a talented Canadian singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist and producer. His lyric driven music effortlessly blends folk, roots, rock, americana and hip hop into style he calls "chop" music.

About NXNE:
Now in its 18th year, North by Northeast Festivals and Conference (NXNE)has become the Canadian festival destination for emerging artists and major-label headliners, for music filmmakers, and for digital interactive innovators bridging the gap between technology and the arts. Seen as the most anticipated.

Nathan Bishop Songs to be "Unleashed" in Movie 

Nathan Bishop Songs to be "Unleashed" in Movie
Uptown Underground is proud to announce that two of Nathan Bishop's songs will be used in the feature fim, "the Unleashed" being released this summer. The Canadian feature film was scored by Toronto Composer Dave Klots of nspaas Publishing.

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Toronto CD Release Party at Bread & Circus on July 30th. 

The Toronto CD Release Party is scheduled for July 30th at the Bread and Circus. Cover is $10 and if you pay $15 you get a copy of Lovers, Leavers and Believers!
Also on the bill is fellow Uptown Underground Recording artist Greg "Ritallin" Frankson, from Ottawa and Toronto Reggae Rockers Down By Riverside!

Two way tie for first place in song poll!  

Here are the latest poll results. 26 people responded. "That week in Montreal" and "4 Cups of Coffee"we tied for 1st place with 5 votes each. There was a three way tie for second place between Till I met your sister, Opiates and El Cocinero. Good intentions was third. Here are the full results!

1. That Week in Montreal 5
4 Cups of Coffee 5

2. Till I Met Your Sister 4
Opiates 4
El Cocinero (I Just Wanna Know) 4

3. Good Intentions 2

4. What Am I Supposed to Do 1
So Damn Special 1
Without You 1

5. Lyin' in a Bed 0
Lose Control 0

Were your views reflected in this sample? I still need to pick a lead single to market to radio! Comments are welcome!