• Four Chords and the Truth: May 25, 2023

    SHOW DATE MAY 25th 2023: 7:00 PM (Doors at 6PM) After 6 wonderful years, 21 unforgettable shows, and 100+ award-winning songwriters (and a pandemic in between) at the Dakota Tavern (big thanks to them) in Toronto, we’re moving to a new venue…in fact, a brand new venue: the incredible TD Music Hall* within the historic

  • 3/18/21 – Four Chords and the Truth: 21st Confessions (Online Event)

    Four Chords & The Truth is a quarterly series of “in the round” sessions with award-winning songwriters — modelled on Nashville’s famous Bluebird Cafe sessions but with a greater range of musical genres — which debuted at Toronto’s Dakota Tavern on June 18, 2015 presented in partnership with Jack Daniel’s Tennessee Whiskey. Hosted and curated

  • 02/13/20- Four Chords and the Truth: 20th Dakota Confessions

    Tickets available on Eventbrite. About the featured songwriters: James Bryan James Bryan (b. James Bryan McCollum) is a  Juno and Latin Grammy winning songwriter, guitarist and producer. A member of 90’s Canadian acts Philosopher Kings and Prozzak , James’ passion for collaboration grew into a global songwriting career with top artists including Nelly Furtado,  Luis

  • 05/21/20- Four Chords and the Truth: the Dakota Confessions

    COVID-19 UPDATE: Out of an abundance of caution for all, Four Chords and the Truth: the 21st Dakota Confessions presented by Jack Daniels, originally scheduled for May 21st has been cancelled. Tickets have been refunded.

  • 09/12/19 – Four Chords and the Truth: 18th Dakota Confessions 

    Four Chords and the Truth, the Dakota Confessions are series of songwriter showcases held quarterly in Toronto at the Dakota Tavern, featuring a blend of top notch songwriters and songs in an intimate environment presented by Jack Daniel’s. Each show is hosted by award-winning songwriter Andrea England (or, occasionally, a special guest host) and features

  • 11/21/19 – Four Chords and the Truth: 19th Dakota Confessions

    Four Chords and the Truth, the Dakota Confessions are series of songwriter showcases held quarterly in Toronto at the Dakota Tavern, featuring a blend of top notch songwriters and songs in an intimate environment presented by Jack Daniel’s. Each show is hosted by award-winning songwriter Andrea England (or, occasionally, a special guest host) and features

  • 06/20/19 – Four Chords and the Truth: 17th Dakota Confessions 

    Four Chords and the Truth, the Dakota Confessions are series of songwriter showcases held quarterly in Toronto at the Dakota Tavern, featuring a blend of top notch songwriters and songs in an intimate environment presented by Jack Daniel’s. Each show is hosted by award-winning songwriter Andrea England (or, occasionally, a special guest host) and features