House concert at Leighton & Ivy Jones' place with Scotty Dunbar and local opener Mister Green! We'll be outside if the weather's nice, and indoors in the event of rain. Music starts 7pm sharp, BYOB, 300nt donation, magic or your money back.
Sugar Factory Cafe with Scotty Dunbar, 8pm start, pay what you can.
Scotty Dunbar and I will be playing feature sets before the open jam at Rocks, 9-11pm, more details TBA.
A special Farm Jam! With sets from Heiguan Malu, The Anglers, Mike Mudd, Arman Torus, Tyler Dakin, Scotty Dunbar, and yours truly kicking things off at 4pm. Open mic from 2-4pm, camping available, food and drink on-site. All the details are on the event page, but I can tell you right now it's gonna be incredible.
Scotty Dunbar, Canadian fiddler Kathleen Nisbet (on a brief stopover in Taiwan), and yours truly will be jamming in the round campfire-style at Tin Pan Alley! 10pm start, no cover charge but we'll be running a hat around, let's hang out!
Playing the H.O.P. with Scotty Dunbar! Marc Spahn of Winking Owl will be kicking things off at 8:30, 155 Zhong Hua Road, pay what you can.
Back at our old haunt, The River, 18 Da Tong Road, with the Anglers, The Admissionaries, and Scotty Dunbar! I'll be kicking things off with a set sometime around 9pm, and it's a measly 200nt at the door.
Thanks to the huge success of the first two, and the fount of enthusiasm that is Boston Paul, we're doing it again! Hobo Happiness III is happening at the Dakeng Refuge in a soon-to-be-disclosed location, and it's guaranteed to be epic. Tunes from the Anglers, Canadian troubadour Scotty Dunbar, Vicious Cabaret, 3 Day Bender, Joshua Dylan, and more TBA.
Back in Canada! And filling Corin Raymond's usual shoes for an evening show at the mighty Cameron House with my musical comrades Scott Galloway and Brian MacMillan, 6-8pm in the red velvet twilight. After the show we're headed to Hugh's Room to see Corin open for the one and only Jonathan Byrd, and I can promise you it's gonna be mind-numbingly good.
I'll be playing a very special concert at House of Harmony, a lovely converted church space, with two of the most amazing musicians I know, Scott Galloway and Brian MacMillan! Doors open at 7:30, show runs 8-10, suggested donation $15. I can assure you it's gonna be gold. RSVP to fingalfolk (at) gmail (dot) com if you want to come.
House concert at the Take Note! Music House, 7pm start, $15 donation, contact concerts (at) takenotepromotion (dot) com or (705) 305-1687 to RSVP.
South River, ON
House concert at the Blues Babes Guest House, 322 Highway 124 (the white house beside the Shell Station), with Michael Lopez Phillips opening. Doors at 7pm, concert at 7:30, tickets $20. Ticket reservations appreciated, at (705) 386-8489.
House Concert, 7:30pm, $10-15 sliding scale, more details TBA.
Tiny Lights! I've heard great stories about this festival, and am elated to visit for the first time!
North Country or Bust! homecoming show with prodigal poet Scott Wicken and the Second Chances! At the little room with a big heart, Wunderbar Hofbrauhaus, 8120 101 St NW. Doors 8pm, music starts at 9pm, and it's $10 at the door with the usual magic-or-your-money-back guarantee. Don't miss Mr. Wicken, he's all kinds of wicked.
After nine months on the road, it makes all kind of sense to be returning home just in time for my first love of festivals, the North Country Fair. I'll be playing somewhere, somewhen, and celebrating everywhere, everywhen. See you in the pasture!
Hosting the seventh annual Official Unofficial North Country Fair Afterbender at the Pawnshop, details TBA.
Salmon Arm, BC
The Second Chances and I are very happy to be playing a Salmon Arm Garden Gathering! Music starts at 7:30 with an opening set from Graham Playford. Everyone's welcome, just contact acousticave at gmail dot com to RSVP. $20 donation, magic or your money back.
The Second Chances and I are returning to one of the best venues in the known universe, the lovely Dream Cafe! Showtime's 8pm, tables are open from 6pm, and reservations are strongly recommended. Magic or your money back!
Snedden House Concert with The Second Chances! Potluck supper at 6:30, show at 7:30, suggested donation $20, RSVP through the website.
The Second Chances and I are back at Revelstoke Summer Street Festival, 6pm in Grizzly Plaza!
Playing in the lovely cellar at Wine-Ohs with the Second Chances, details TBA.
I've had a few requests for tablature, so here's some of fish
jumpin, for your plucking pleasure...
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to the US public?