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International Songwriting Competition Finalist for the 2nd Year in a Row

Wednesday, March 10th, 2010

“Bittersweet Grand Canyon” has just been chosen as one of the finalists in the International Songwriting Competition – out of 15,000 entries! The winners will be chosen this month, so stay tuned…By the way, both ISC finalist songs (the other is “You Ain’t Comin’ By”) are on the new CD The Mad Mile, which releases […]

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Kirsten Jones to Work with Indoor Recess

Monday, March 1st, 2010

Indoor Recess and Joanne Setterington have joined The Mad Mile team!This incredible publicist has worked with Blue Rodeo, Kathleen Edwards, Sarah Harmer, and Rounder Records (including Alison Krauss). Thanks to her experience and the amazing clientele she has promoted, this partnership was a no brainer and will give The Mad Mile an incredible launching pad.Welcome […]

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Billboard Canada Names Kirsten One of Five to Watch in 2010!

Friday, January 15th, 2010

Yes, it’s true – Kirsten was selected as one of five acts to watch out for in 2010 by Billboard Canada correspondent Robert Thompson! Here are some key excerpts from that awesome article…January is always a good time to peruse acts that look set for bigger and better things in the coming months… Jones attracted […]

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The Mad Mile on iTunes!

Tuesday, October 27th, 2009

The Mad Mile is officially available on iTunes! Please follow the link below to purchase your copy, and don’t forget to write a review!iTunes

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“You Ain’t Comin’By”is a Finalist in the John Lennon Songwriting Contest

Thursday, September 3rd, 2009

Another international songwriting contest, Kirsten was thrilled to be chosen as one of three finalists in the country category. Just a exciting, one of the other finalists was none other than Gordie Sampson – Canadian East Coaster turned Nashville superstar songwriter.

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Blue Rodeo’s Jim Cuddy Joins The Mad Mile!

Monday, August 10th, 2009

It’s true – Jim Cuddy recorded his part on the KJ duet “Hold Me Closer” at the Blue Rodeo studios this week.  It sounds amazing and will be mixed in time for the release of the CD this fall.  Stay tuned!

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“You Ain’t Comin’By”Makes it to the International Songwriting Competition Finals!

Tuesday, March 17th, 2009

With over 15,500 entries from across the globe, Kirsten’s song “You Ain’t Comin’ By” was chosen as a finalist in the Americana category. This is one of the songs that will appear on her new CD, The Mad Mile, this fall.

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Greg Leisz Brings His Expertise to The Mad Mile

Monday, December 15th, 2008

Haven’t heard of Mr. Leisz?  He’s one of the most sought after pedal steel and electric guitar players, having played with the likes of Sheryl Crow, Tracy Chapman, Emmylou Harris, Lucinda Williams, and Alison Krauss.  You can hear his incredible pedal steel work on “I Don’t Wanna Live Like This” at

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Alt Country Mag No Depression does a Feature on Kirsten!

Wednesday, November 26th, 2008

Kirsten happily lands in the online pages of revered alt country publication No Depression. Having read the magazine for years, this is the ultimate honour. Read about her time in the studio with Gary Louris and the gang at

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Go to Now!!!!!!!

Thursday, October 2nd, 2008

YOU can help make Kirsten’s next CD! Be an executive producer, get a thank you in the liner notes, get VIP access to the CD release party, and MUCH MORE.

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