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August 10, 2016: Howdy good people, I trust this finds you flourishing, wherever it finds you. As is often the case in summertime, I've been way too busy living to get around to writing about it. But while I'm home in Edmonton, and again nearing the doorstep of the road, I figure this is the best chance I'll get...

read my words from the road

UPCOMING SHOWS:

Go Long World Tour

Fri-Sun   Sept 23-25   Wolfville, NS   I'm elated to be making the pilgrimage to Deep Roots Music Festival, a really inspiring, educational gathering I first attended maybe ten years ago, and always dreamed of playing. I'm on Friday night at 10pm in Paddy's Pub, in a harmony workshop at 10am Saturday in the festival theatre, at the Farmers' Market at 12:30pm Saturday, back in the Festival Theatre for a songwriters' circle at 2:30pm Saturday, and on Main Stage at 2:30pm Sunday.
 
Wed   Sept 28   Halifax, NS   House concert at the Horsman Ranch! 7pm start, $20 suggested donation, and everyone's welcome, just get in touch with Rick at rickmytrainer@gmail.com to RSVP. For Facebookers, the event's here, please share!
 
Thu   Sept 29   Fredericton, NB   Music Runs Through It concert at Corked Wine Bar, 83 Regent Street, 8pm start. Tickets are $15, available at Tony's Music Box and Corked Wine Bar. It's expected to sell out, so be sure to buy in advance if you wanna come! For Facebookers, the event's here.
 
Sun   Oct 2   Boston, MA   I'm playing the first set for the weekly Lantern Sessions in the Backroom at The Burren, 247 Elm Street, Davis Square. I'm on from 8-8:45, by donation.
 
Wed   Oct 5   Philadelphia, PA   I'll be playing a feature set for the songwriters' open mic at Burlap and Bean! Sign-up starts at 6:30, the event runs 7-10pm, and I'm on from 8:15-8:45ish.
 
Sat   Oct 8   Munising, MI   Back at the lovely Falling Rock Cafe, 7pm start, pay what you can!
 
Sun   Oct 9   Duluth, MN   At the Red Herring Lounge, at 208 E 1st St, with fellow Taiwan songwriter Paul Lawrence, 7pm start, $7 at the door, $5 for students. If you're on Facebook, the event's here, please share!
 
Thu-Sun   Oct 13-16   Bellevue, WA   I've been invited to play an official showcase at the Folk Alliance Regional West conference! My spot's 8:30 Friday night, and I'll be playing guerrilla showcases Thursday night at 11pm in the Mom Hen's Picks room (650) and at 12:10am in the Maple Lounge (734), swapping songs with Lois Blaisch in Duff Ferguson's Songs From the Campfire Room (653) from 11:30-midnight on Friday, and playing solo again in Brett Perkins' Listening Room (751) at 1am Saturday night.
 
Sat   Oct 22   Demmitt, AB   Borderline Concert Series with the Second Chances, and openers Dave and Forrest McGregor! Doors 7pm, Music 8pm, tickets $25.00 advance or $27.00 at the door. It's gonna be a magic night.
 
Sun   Oct 23   Crooked Creek, AB   Matinee show at Crooked Creek Opera House with the Second Chances, 2pm doors, 3pm start! Everyone's welcome, just contact Sandy White at jaysan1234@gmail.com to RSVP!
 
Wed   Oct 26   Long Buckby, Northamptonshire, UK   House concert with Jez Hellard, 7pm start. Everyone's welcome but space is limited; email andismith500@hotmail.com to reserve a seat while there are some left!
 
Thu   Oct 27   Hackney, London   Back at the absolutely wonderful Woodburner with Jez Hellard! 8pm start, magic or your money back.
 
Fri   Oct 28   Bourne, Lincolnshire, UK   Wild Heart Cafe with Jez Hellard, 8pm start.
 
Sat   Oct 29   King's Cliffe, Northamptonshire, UK   Hellard House Concert with Jez Hellard, 8pm start, email me at grooverevival@gmail.com if you want to come!
 
Sun   Oct 30   Uppingham, UK   House concert with Jez Hellard, 7pm start, , email me at grooverevival@gmail.com if you want to come!
 
Wed   Nov 2   Berwick-upon-Tweed, UK   Back at the Barrels Ale House with Jez Hellard! 8pm-10:30, totally acoustic, by donation.
 
Thu-Fri   Nov 3-4   Dunkeld, Scotland   Perthshire Amber Festival with Jez Hellard! We're appearing as part of the Cabaret Amber showcase from 4:30-6:30 on Thursday, and in the afternoon program on Friday, more details TBA.
 
Sat   Nov 5   Letham, Fife, Scotland   House concert with Jez Hellard, details TBA.
 
Sun   Nov 6   Edinburgh, Scotland   House concert with Jez Hellard, details TBA.
 
Fri   Nov 11   Steendam, Netherlands   Podium Cafe Peter en Leni, Damsterweg 20, 8:30 start, €10 at the door.
 
Sat   Nov 12   Spijkerboor, Netherlands   Back at the lovely Cafe 't-Keerpunt, 9pm start, €10 at the door.
 
Fri   Nov 18   TBA, UK   Sofa Sessions with Jez Hellard, details TBA.
 
Sat   Nov 19   Kettering, UK   Sofa Sessions with Jez Hellard, details TBA.
 
Sun   Nov 20   Bath, UK   Afternoon show at the historic Bell Inn with Jez Hellard, 12:45pm start.
 
Wed   Nov 23   Stroud, UK   The Prince Albert with Jez Hellard, 8-10:30pm, more details TBA.
 
Thu   Nov 24   Glastonbury, UK   Hawthorns with Jez Hellard, 8pm start, more details TBA.
 
Fri   Nov 25   Priston, Bath, UK   Back at the lovely Priston Village Hall with Jez Hellard, 7:30pm start, more details TBA.
 
Sat   Nov 26   Shirehampton, Bristol, UK   King's Weston House with Jez Hellard, details TBA.
 
Sun   Nov 27   Worth Matravers, UK   Afternoon show at The Square and Compass with Jez Hellard, 2-5pm.
 
Sat   Dec 31   Edmonton, AB   The Second Chances and I will be singing a few songs as part of Penny Malmberg's always-magical First Night event at McDougall United Church, more details TBA.
 
Thu   Jan 5, 2017   Barrhead, AB   Barrhead Arts Council show with the Second Chances, more details TBA.
 
Fri   Jan 6   Westlock, AB   Westlock Cultural Arts Theatre Society show with the Second Chances, more details TBA.
 
Sat   Jan 7   Edson, AB   Chautauqua Arts Council show with the Second Chances, more details TBA.
 
Wed   Jan 11   Brooks, AB   Newell Concert Series show at the Griffin Park Theatre with the Second Chances, more details TBA.
 
Thu   Jan 12   Daysland, AB   DaysArts show at the Palace Theatre with the Second Chances, 7:30pm start, more details TBA.
 
Fri-Sat   Jan 13-14   Wainwright, AB   Two nights presented by Wainwright Encore Entertainment Society at the Wainwright Communiplex with the Second Chances, more details TBA.
 
Sun   Jan 15   Vermilion, AB   Vermilion Allied Arts show with the Long Weekends, 3pm start, more details TBA.
 
Thu   Jan 19   Slave Lake, AB   Stage North with the Long Weekends, at Slave Lake Legacy Centre, 400 6 Ave NE, more details TBA.
 
Fri   Jan 20   Drayton Valley, AB   Eleanor Pickup Arts Centre with the Long Weekends, more details TBA.
 
Sun   Jan 22   Whitecourt, AB   House concert at Sweet Things Cafe, 5024-A 51 Avenue, with the Second Chances, tickets $20, more details TBA.
 
Fri   Jan 27   Fort Saskatchewan, AB   We're releasing the new album Further Down the Line in the lovely Shell Theatre with the Second Chances, 7:30pm start, tickets here!
 
Sat   Jan 28   Forestburg, AB   Forestburg Concert Series with the Second Chances, at Forestburg Community Centre, 7:30pm start, more details TBA.
 
Thu   Feb 2   Consort, AB   Neutral Hills Arts Alive show at the Fine Arts Centre with the Second Chances, 7:30pm start, more details TBA.
 
Fri   Feb 3   Calgary, AB   Calgary CD release at Ironwood Stage with the Second Chances and special guest Carter Felker! 9pm start, tickets $12 advance/$15 at the door.
 
Sat   Feb 4   Lethbridge, AB   Playing Lethbridge Folk Club with the Second Chances! The concert will be held at the Cave in Lethbridge College. Show starts at 8pm with an opener TBA, then we're on at 9pm for two sets. Tickets are $25.00 for members, $30.00 for non-members (includes a $5.00 membership), and $20.00 for students ($15.00 with membership).
 
Tue   Feb 28   Brisbane, QLD, AU   The Second Chances and I will be featured at Brisbane Unplugged in the New Farm Bowls Club, at 969 Brunswick Street. The show starts at 7:30 with blackboard spots (first in first served), and we're on last, from 9:15-10pm. Door charge is $10 or $7 for concessions, and there's a full bar and food available.
 
Thu   Mar 2   Byron Bay, NSW, AU   At The Treehouse on Belongil Beach with the Second Chances! No cover charge, sets at 7:30 and 9pm.
 
Sat   April 1   Chicago, IL   Acoustic Renaissance concert at Hinsdale Unitarian Church, opening for the legendary John Gorka! It's at 11 West Maple Street in Hinsdale, doors open at 7:15pm, I'm on at 8pm, and tickets are $20 or $18 for students and seniors. I've known and loved John's music for ages now, and getting the opportunity to share a show with him is bucket list stuff for me.
 
Sat   April 22   Morinville, AB   Morinville Cultural Centre with the Second Chances, 8pm start, more details TBA.

past shows

TABLATURE: I've had a few requests for tablature, so here's some of fish jumpin, for your plucking pleasure...

HOUSE CONCERTS: My favorite place to play is in a living room for you and twenty or thirty of your closest friends. You don't need a sound system & it won't cost you a thing. If you're interested you can contact me directly by email to grooverevival at gmail dot com or call 780 695 3474. If you'd like to know more, have a look around Concerts in Your Home, linked below:

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