Mountain City Girls: A Family History
Host: Jeanette Kelly, Arts Reporter, radio, television and web at CBC Montreal and Host Cinq à six on CBC Radio One
Featuring a live musical performance, Jane and Anna McGarrigle present their latest book, Mountain City Girls (2015), which traces their family history as young girls growing up in Montreal.
Anna McGarrigle was one half of the acclaimed, award-winning folk music duo, “Kate and Anna McGarrigle.” She continues to write music and perform. She is also a visual artist and makes short videos.
Jane McGarrigle managed her younger sisters’ music careers from the late 1970s to the mid-1990s. During this time she co-wrote several songs with the duo and performed with them in the studio and on tours of Canada, the United States, Europe and Australia.