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Nov 10, 2016: Good day to you, friends, whatever time zone you're in. I woke up in Amsterdam yesterday to the news that Donald Trump's been elected President. I checked outside, though, and it turns out the world's still here...

read my words from the road

UPCOMING SHOWS:

Go Long World Tour

Wed   Nov 30   Johannesburg, SA   I'm honoured to be headlining Andy's Acoustic Forum's year-end event, held at Marks Park Sports Club on Judith Street in Emmarentia, along with performances from Laurie Levine, Naming James, Herman Bergman, and Auriel Lefebre. It runs 7:30-11pm, and it's just R60 at the door.
 
Sat   Dec 3   Johannesburg, SA   House concert, 6pm doors, 7pm start, R50 donation, magic or your money back. Everyone's welcome, just email duncan.shelwell@gmail.com to RSVP!
 
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, alongside Gateway Festival City Fiddlers, Back Porch Swing, the Justine Vandergrift Trio, Benjamin Williams, Twin Peaks, Daniel Gervais, Clint Pelletier & Jeremiah McDade! Doors open at 6:45, and music runs 7:30-10:30. Bring a donation or non-perishable item for the Edmonton Food Bank, and I guarantee you'll go home with a heartful of love. If you're on Facebook, the event's here, please share!
 
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).
 
Fri-Sun   Feb 24-26   Cobargo, NSW, AU   So stoked to be bringing the Second Chances to the lovely Cobargo Folk Festival!
 
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.
 
Wed   Mar 1   Stanthorpe, QLD, AU   The Little Theatre with the Second Chances! 7pm doors, more details TBA.
 
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.
 
Fri   Mar 3   Tintenbar, NSW, AU   At Tintenbar Upfront with the Second Chances! It's at Tintenbar Hall, on the corner of Tintenbar Road And George Street, opposite the Tintenbar Store. There's an Indian banquet at 6:30pm (pre-booking required, and the show kicks of at 7:30. Tickets are $10/$5 members and concessions, booked through their website. If you're on Facebook, the event's here, please share!
 
Sat   Mar 4   Sunshine Coast, QLD, AU   Federal Hall with the Second Chances! 320 Bruce Highway in Federal, more details TBA.
 
Sun   Mar 5   Mudgeeraba, QLD, AU   Matinee house concert with the Second Chances, 1pm doors, 2pm start, $15 at the door, BYOB and potluck food. Tickets/details from Glenn on 0419 55 8685 or glenn@glenntozer.com.au.
 
Thu   Mar 9   Bellingen, NSW, AU   With the Second Chances, details TBA.
 
Fri   Mar 10   Kempsey, NSW, AU   At the Oddfellows Hall with the Second Chances, more details TBA.
 
Sat   Mar 11   Allambie Heights, NSW, AU   Humph Hall with the Second Chances, 7pm starts, details on their site.
 
Sun   Mar 12   Beechworth, VIC, AU   TBA
 
Mon   Mar 13   Mia Mia, VIC, AU   Super happy to be bringing the Second Chances to Burke and Wills Folk Festival! We'll be there all day, set time TBA.
 
Thu   Mar 16   Healesville, VIC, AU   House concert at The Duckpond with the Second Chances, 7:30pm start. Everyone's welcome, just email jonni.sharpley@gmail.com if you wanna come!
 
Sat   Mar 18   Kyneton, VIC, AU   Major Tom's with the Second Chances, details TBA.
 
Thu   Mar 23   Canberra, ACT, AU   Back at the lovely Smith's Alternative with the Second Chances, 9:30pm start, $15 at the door/$10 discount for CMC members, magic or your money back. If you're on Facebook, the event's here, please share!
 
Fri   Mar 24   Tomerong, NSW, AU   Tomerong Hall with the Second Chances, details TBA.
 
Sat   Mar 25   Sydney, NSW, AU   The Second Chances and are excited to headline Sydney's long-running, totally acoustic monthly folk night, The Loaded Dog in Annandale! 8pm start with a few floor spots and a support act, entry $20/$18 concessions, magic or your money back.
 
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.
 
Wed   April 5   Fish Creek, WI   Concert at White Gull Inn, 8-10pm, tickets $19.
 
Wed   April 19   Canmore, AB   Paintbox Lodge with the Second Chances, details TBA.
 
Sat   April 22   Morinville, AB   Morinville Cultural Centre with the Second Chances, 8pm start, more details TBA.
 
Thu   April 27   Regina, SK   The Artesian with the Second Chances, details TBA.
 
Fri   April 28   Fort Qu'Appelle, SK   Qu'Appelle Valley Centre for the Arts show with the Second Chances, details TBA.
 
Sat   April 29   Winnipeg, MB   Early show at Times Change(d) with the Second Chances, details TBA.
 
Fri   May 5   Pleasant Plain, OH   Plain Folk Cafe, 10177 State Route 132, 7:30 start, pay what you can.
 
Sat-Sun   May 6-7   Galloway, OH   Central Ohio Folk Festival at Battelle-Darby Creek Metro Park, more details TBA.
 
Sat-Sun   May 17-21   Montreat, NC   I'm making the pilgrimage to SERFA for the first time, really looking forward to it!
 
Fri   Sep 29   Seattle, WA   private event
 
Sat   Sep 30   Snohomish, WA   Elated to be appearing at Tim Noah Thumbnail Theatre, details TBA.

past shows

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

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WELL WORTH READING:


Martin Luther King on Vietnam, as relevant today as it was back in '67.

WELL WORTH WATCHING:


The War on Democracy
by John Pilger

Why We Fight
by Eugene Jarecki