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Oct 2, 2018: Hey kind folks, I'm writing you from my new digs for the month, on the second floor of a late-1800s house in Toronto's Little Italy. My friend Jaron Freeman-Fox offered me his room while he's touring in Australia, and I couldn't have asked for better housemates than my hella talented pals Spencer Murray and Kaia Kater...

read my words from the road

UPCOMING SHOWS:

Further Down the Line World Tour

Tue   Oct 23   Toronto, ON   Tuesdays in October residency with the Backroads Scholars (Mike Kerr and Matt Coldwell), special guest Scott Wicken, and a cameo from Sam Tudor at ye olde Cameron House, 6-8pm, by donation. If you're on Facebook, please help us out by sharing the event!
 
Fri   Oct 26   Grafton, ON   Fáilte House Concert. 7:30 doors, 8pm show, $20. For details contact Mary Ann at coopercroft@eagle.ca.
 
Sat   Oct 27   Ottawa, ON   I'll be singing some songs to start up Greg Kelly's Tunes After Noon open stage at Moose McGuire’s Pub, 3320 McCarthy Road. Greg kicks things off with a short set at 1pm, then I'm on around 1:30, with open stage to follow.
 
Sat   Oct 27   Pembroke, ON   Killaloe house concert at Keren and Sean's, doors 7pm, show at 7:30, tickets $20, RSVP to eh.byebye@gmail or call Keren at 613-698-1771 if you want to come!
 
Sun   Oct 28   Perth, ON   Perth Tea Room (in Perth Restaurant), 7pm start, dinner reservations and "show only" by calling Sue at 613-267-7902 to arrange pre-payment, $20 in advance.
 
Tue   Oct 30   Toronto, ON   Tuesdays in October residency with Mike Kerr, Matt Coldwell, and very special guest Corin Raymond! at ye olde Cameron House, 6-8pm, by donation. If you're on Facebook, please help us out by sharing the event!
 
Thu   Nov 1   Pittsburgh, PA   Hospitality House Concert with Brad Yoder and Ben Shannon, at 7211 Thomas Blvd, 7pm doors, 7:30 show, all ages welcome, BYOB, potluck snacks and $15/$8 suggested donation.
 
Fri   Nov 2   Martinsburg, WV   I'll be the featured guest at First Friday Coffeehouse, held at Trinity Orchard House, 4599 Shepherdstown Road (Route 45). Doors open at 7pm for open mic sign-up. Open mic starts at 7:30, then I'm on around 9pm for an hour set.
 
Sun   Nov 4   Asheville, NC   CANCELLED - I'm now playing at Isis Music Hall on November 18, opening for Noah Zacharin, details below.
 
Wed   Nov 7   Baltimore, MD   Four Hour Day Lutherie, 7:30 start, by donation.
 
Thu-Sun   Nov 8-11   Stamford, CT   Back at Northeast Regional Folk Alliance conference! With an official showcase for the first time, Saturday night at 7:20pm. I'll also be in a panel on booking called Make Me An Offer I Can't Refuse from 10am-noon on Friday, and playing a "Folk Without Borders" round in room #2121 from 3-4pm on Friday, as well as a full set of my own in Mankita's Room #2056 on Friday from 1:30-2am. On Saturday I'm in two Big Orange Tarp rounds, Saturday afternoon from 4-5pm with Kenny White, Louise Mosrie, and Rachael Kilgour, and Saturday night from 11:45pm-12:15am with Kirsten Maxwell and Sophie Buskin! And I'm playing my own set in the Mavens Music & Subculture Showcase room from 1:25-1:45am Saturday night, then headed over to sing a song in AcousticMusicScene's "O Canada" celebration, starting at 2am Saturday night.
 
Mon   Nov 12   Southport, CT   Playing a feature set during the Monday open mic at Horseshoe Cafe
 
Wed   Nov 14   State College, PA   Happy Valley House Concerts, details TBA.
 
Fri   Nov 16   Columbia, MD   Very excited to sing in the historic Cooper's House (circa 1790) in Oakland Mills! Doors at 7pm, showtime 8pm, suggested minimum donation of $20, invitations/reservations required, through our hosts Steve and Myra Gnadt, by email at coopershouse1790@verizon.net or by phone at 410-772-1541.
 
Sat   Nov 17   Darlington, MD   Back at the lovely, candlelit Deer Creek Coffeehouse! It's held at Grace Memorial Episcopal Church, 7:30 start, $12 suggested donation, contact Jeff at (443) 877-7125 or deercreekch@zooominternet.net to reserve a seat!
 
Sun   Nov 18   Asheville, NC   I'm opening for Noah Zacharin in the lounge at Isis Music Hall, 5pm doors, 5:30 start!
 
Mon   Nov 19   Charlotte, NC   featured artist for the weekly open mic at the Evening Muse! Doors open at 7, sign-up is at 7:45, music starts at 8, and I'm on around 9pm. If you're on Facebook, the event's here, please share!
 
Wed   Nov 21   Chapel Hill, NC   Stoked to join my pal Jonathan Byrd for his weekly residency at The Kraken, 7pm start!
 
Fri   Nov 23   Pleasant Plain, OH   Back at the charming Plain Folk Cafe, 5pm doors, 7:30-10pm show, pay what you can.
 
Sat   Nov 24   Columbus, OH   Columbus Folk Music Society concert at Columbus Mennonite Church, 35 Oakland Park Avenue. There's an open jam (in another room) from 6-7pm, then an open mic from 7-7:45pm, a short Community Sing from 7:45-8, then I'm playing two sets of music, from 8 'til 9:45 or so, and it's $7 members / $10 non-members at the door. If you're on Facebook, there's an event here, please spread it around!
 
Sun   Nov 25   West Chester, OH   House concert, 5pm doors, 5:30 show, everyone's welcome, just contact Sharon at sharonmitch99@gmail.com to RSVP.
 
Fri   Nov 30   Downers Grove, IL   Back at the lovely Two Way Street Coffeehouse, doors open at 7:30, showtime's 8:15pm, and it's a $10 suggested donation at the door, magic or your money back.
 
Sat   Dec 1   Kalamazoo, MI   House concert with Samantha Cooper opening! Everybody's welcome, just contact our hostess Sarah at sarah.field@my.pacifica.edu or 269 330-6892 to RSVP.
 
Sun   Dec 2   Grand Rapids, MI   I'll be joining the fun for Songteller Sessions at Creston Brewery, with Nicholas James Thomasma and Kaitlin Rose, 7-9pm. If you're on Facebook, please help us out by sharing the event!
 
Wed   Dec 5   Chelsea, MI   On the Tracks Songwriter Showcase, alongside the amazing Jon Brooks! At the Chelsea Depot, 125 Jackson St, doors 6:30pm, show at 7, suggested donation $15, magic or your money back. If you're on Facebook, there's a page here.
 
Fri   Dec 7   Minneapolis, MN   Back at The Warming House with the amazing Rachael Kilgour! Doors open at 7:30, show starts at 8, magic or your money back!
 
Sat   Jan 26, 2019   Calgary, AB   Alberta Night at Bow Valley Music Club with the Second Chances, Amelie Patterson Trio and The Travelling Mabels! The club's concerts are held at Strathcona Christie Aspen Community Association, 277 Strathcona Drive SW. Doors open at 7pm, music starts at 7:50, and we're on second. If you're on Facebook, the event's here, please share!
 
Sun   Jan 27, 2019   Sherwood Park, AB   R.Ouse Concert with the Second Chances!
 
Wed   Jan 30, 2019   Edmonton, AB   The Second Chances and I are stoked to be in the lineup for the Alberta Grown Series at the Centre for Spiritual Awareness! More details TBA.
 
Wed-Sun   Feb 13-17, 2019   Montreal, QC   Back at the Folk Alliance International conference! I'll be showcasing in the Alberta Room and elsewhere, times TBA.
 
Fri-Sun   Mar 1-3, 2019   Cobargo, NSW, AU   Elated to be returning to the Cobargo Folk Festival with the She'll Be Rights: Liz Frencham, Bramwell Park, and Esther Henderson!
 
Thu   Mar 7, 2019   Bellingen, NSW, AU   No. 5 Church Street with the She'll Be Rights (Liz Frencham, Bramwell Park, and Esther Henderson), details TBA.
 
Sat   Mar 9, 2019   Newcastle, NSW, AU   House concert in Whitebridge with the She'll Be Rights (Liz Frencham, Bramwell Park, and Esther Henderson), and an opening set from Liz Frencham! 7:30 doors, 8pm show, tickets $20/$15 unemployed. Everyone's welcome, just RSVP Lynden at 0407766379 for the address. Wine glasses, ice, and nibbles supplied, BYOB and good vibes, magic or your money back.
 
Sun   Mar 10, 2019   Sydney, NSW, AU   Southern Sydney Folk Club concert with the She'll Be Rights (Liz Frencham, Bramwell Park, and Esther Henderson), and an opening set from Liz Frencham! It's held at the Shopfront Theatre, 88 Carlton Parade in Carlton. Music starts at 2pm, and we're on at 3, tickets are $20 members/$25 non-members, $20 concession, $35 family ticket, magic or your money back!
 
Tue   Mar 12, 2019   Ringwood, VIC, AU   Victorian Folk Music Club with Bramwell Park and Liz Frencham! Music starts at 7:45pm with open mic acts from the general audience, then we're on from 9:15 til 10:15pm, $10 members/$14 non-members, magic or your money back!
 
Wed   Mar 13, 2019   Melbourne, VIC, AU   Bramwell and I will be making an appearance at Lomond Acoustica, details TBA.
 
Fri   Mar 29, 2019   Healesville, VIC, AU   Healesville House Concert with the She'll Be Rights, 7:30pm doors for 8pm start, tickets $25. Everybody's welcome, just RSVP to lianneslinger63@gmail.com to get the address!
 
Sat   Mar 30, 2019   Melbourne, VIC, AU   with the She'll Be Rights (Liz Frencham, Bramwell Park, and Esther Henderson) and the mighty Men In Suits, more details TBA.
 
Fri   Apr 5, 2019   Calgary, AB   Opening for Dala at the Calgary Folk Club with the Second Chances, 7pm doors, 7:30 start. The shows are held at Dalhousie Community Centre, 5432 Dalhart Road NW, and tickets are available on the Club's website.
 
Sat   Apr 6, 2019   High River, AB   Foothills Folk Club with the Second Chances, details TBA.
 
Fri   Apr 12, 2019   Dunster, BC   Schoolhouse concert with the Second Chances, 7pm doors, 7:30 show, $15 at the door, magic or your money back.
 
Fri   Apr 26, 2019   Penticton, BC   Back at the lovely Dream Cafe with the Second Chances! Prime seats are $24, cheap seats $14, tables open up at 6pm for dinner and the show starts at 8pm.
 
Sat   Apr 27, 2019   Revelstoke, BC   Bringing the Second Chances to the Revelstoke Coffee House! Open stage starts at 7:30, and we're on at 9pm. It's downstairs at the Revelstoke United Church, 314 MacKenzie Ave, and it's just $3 at the door!

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 thirty or so 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.

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