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Linda McLean
'Lyrics & Letters'

Universally acclaimed singer songwriter performs 'Lyrics & Letters', the pairing of songs and readings from THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING IMPORTANT, her heroic journey to creative fulfillment, healing and self-love. If you find it hard to make good choices for yourself, or if you’re afraid of failing, or if you’re sure you’ll never be good enough for anything, this could very well be your story too. 'Lyrics & Letters has been described as 'sublime', an experience not to be missed and a gift you'll want to share with everyone you love. 

Linda McLean & The Awakening

Multi-talented Linda McLean is back with new songs and a new band, The Awakening, to deliver her distinctive sound - finely crafted tunes, heartfelt messages and instantly accessible melodies.


Seasoned local musicians add a signature mix of roots, folk, and alt-country rock, all driven by Linda's gorgeous vocals.

Dick Denhaan (Drums): 40 years as a drummer with influences from Lemmy to Neil Peart and bands from Blue Rodeo to Marillion, Dick co-founded Vertigo, recorded 2 CDs, positioned himself as a top east coast drummer and now heads up premier East Coast cover band Joker’s Right.

Jeff Miller (Bass): awakened by Jack Bruce, inspired by icons Jaco Pastorius, Ron Carter among others, Jeff studied musicology, played with LA based Mere Mortals, (Roxy, Whiskey A-Go-Go) moved to Halifax and turned music consultant for film (Michael Mann’s ‘Heat’) et al.

Andy McLean (Guitar): UK born, 80’s guitarist and songwriter for The Tenants (Sony) and Doubledare (Polygram) with 3 albums and international hit “Sheriff”, Andy is a music producer who co-founded and headed up NXNE before becoming CEO of ECMA.

Formed in Spring 2023, Linda & The Awakening have already established themselves with live performances at:
Full Circle Festival, Avondale – June 2023
Agricola St Festival, Halifax – July 2023
Hill Tops Brewery, Brooklyn – October 2023
Church Brewery in Wolfville – November, SOLD OUT


The Carleton, Halifax - February 22, 2024   TICKETS

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