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May 25, 2016: Hey friends, I'm writing you from my soon-to-be-former home in East Vancouver, where I've been enjoying an unprecedented amount of uninterrupted downtime. It's been so good that I'm kinda wishing I had another month of it. Who knew staying in one place could be so much fun?...

read my words from the road


Go Long World Tour

Fri-Sun   Aug 19-21   Fort St. James, BC   So glad to be celebrating my birthday among friends at MoM Festival with the Second Chances!
Fri   Aug 26   Winnipeg, MB   Opening for Jaxon Haldane's power trio at the legendary Times Change(d) High and Lonesome Club! There'll be two shows, 7pm for the good kids and 10pm for the bad kids.
Sat   Aug 27   Sioux Narrows, ON   I'm elated to be playing a special show at Vilij Well, an art studio and creative workspace in one of the prettiest stretches of land I've seen in Canada! Doors 7pm, show 7:30, BYOB and potluck snacks. Tickets are $20, and the Facebook event's here.
Mon   Aug 29   Thunder Bay, ON   Back at ye olde Apollo bar, 9pm start, $5 at the door.
Wed   Aug 31   Sault Ste. Marie, ON   At Loplop's, with my good buddy Trevor Tchir opening! Doors 9pm, showtime 10pm, no cover charge.
Thu   Sept 1   Sudbury, ON   private event
Fri-Sun   Sept 2-4   Grafton, ON   Shelter Valley Folk Festival! I can't tell you how happy I am to finally play this gem of a festival, snuggled on a hillside overlooking Lake Ontario. And in good company, too, with the Lonesome Ace Stringband, Kaia Kater, Lennie Gallant, Jory Nash, Irish Mythen, Quique Escamilla, The Mae Trio, and many more on the hillside, it's gonna be magic.
Tue   Sept 6   Toronto, ON   Week 1 of a three-week Scott Cook and friends residency at my favourite Toronto hangout, the mighty Cameron House, with Brian Kobayakawa on bass and Scott Galloway on piano! This week our special guest is the amazing Winona Wilde, who you really, absolutely, have to hear. All the fun's happening 6-8pm, by donation, magic or your money back.
Wed   Sept 7   Guelph, ON   The Cornerstone with Anthony Damiao, 9pm start, $10 at the door, magic or your money back. If you're on Facebook, the event's here, please share!
Thu   Sept 8   Peterborough, ON   I'll be playing a special concert at BE Catering, 356 Charlotte Street, alongside my pal David Ross MacDonald, 7pm doors, 7:30 start. It's $20 each but capacity's limited, so get your tickets here!
Fri   Sept 9   Ottawa, ON   House Concert with the great David Ross MacDonald! 7pm doors, 7:30pm start, $20 donation. Everyone's welcome, just email to Bridget at concerts@budge.apana.org.au if you want to come!
Sat   Sept 10   Thornhill, ON   AUER-House Concert, 6:30pm doors, 7pm start, $20 suggested donation. Everyone's welcome, just email George at auerworld@gmail.com for info and reservations!
Sun   Sept 11   Don Heights, ON   I'll be singing a few songs during the weekly meeting of Don Heights Unitarian Congregation, 10:30-noon.
Tue   Sept 13   Toronto, ON   Week 2 of a three-week Scott Cook and friends residency at my favourite Toronto hangout, the mighty Cameron House, with Brian Kobayakawa on bass and Scott Galloway on piano, and the amazing Sarah Jane Scouten as our guest this week! 6-8pm, by donation, magic or your money back.
Thu   Sept 15   Rapid City, MI   Back at the Saunders family home for another house concert! 7pm start, $10 at the door, with Medicine Bell Trio opening. Everyone's welcome, just email Bree at saundersbree6@yahoo.com if you want to come!
Fri-Sun   Sept 16-18   Lake City, MI   Stoked to be back at Earthwork Harvest Gathering! Magic, I tell ya.
Tue   Sept 20   Toronto, ON   Week 3 of a three-week Scott Cook and friends residency at my favourite Toronto hangout, the mighty Cameron House, with Brian Kobayakawa on bass and Scott Galloway on piano. Our special guest this week is none other than the mighty David Newberry, and the good stuff's happening 6-8pm, by donation, magic or your money back.
Wed   Sep 21   Montreal, QC   Le Cagibi, with Eva Foote opening, details TBA.
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. More details TBA, magic already assured.
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   With Paul Lawrence, details TBA.
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!
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.
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.
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 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...

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