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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
Go Long World Tour
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.
House concert at the Horsman Ranch! 7pm start, $20 suggested donation, and everyone's welcome, just get in touch with Rick at firstname.lastname@example.org to RSVP. For Facebookers, the event's here, please share!
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.
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.
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.
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!
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.
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.
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 email@example.com to RSVP!
Long Buckby, Northamptonshire, UK
House concert with Jez Hellard, 7pm start. Everyone's welcome but space is limited; email firstname.lastname@example.org to reserve a seat while there are some left!
Calgary CD release at Ironwood Stage with the Second Chances and special guest Carter Felker! 9pm start, tickets $12 advance/$15 at the door.
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).
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.
Byron Bay, NSW, AU
At The Treehouse on Belongil Beach with the Second Chances! No cover charge, sets at 7:30 and 9pm.
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.
Morinville Cultural Centre with the Second Chances, 8pm start, more 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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