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February 19, 2015: Hey friends,
I promised I'd try to write more often, so here I am back in your inbox, sunburned and somewhat scattered, but at least something closer to punctual. As you may know, I'm on the opposite side of the Earth from when I last wrote... read my words from the road
One More Time Around World Tour
Canberra, ACT, AU
I'll be dropping in to sing a few songs for the weekly Bootleg Sessions event at The Phoenix Pub, 23 East Row, Civic, 8pm start.
Melbourne, VIC, AU
Elated to be joining the fun at the The Melbourne Folk Club! Fellow Canadian Ruth Moody and her band are headlining, and New Zealand's Nadia Reid's opening the show. Doors open at 7:30pm, music starts at 8, and I'm on at 8:40. Details are on the Facebook event here, and tickets are here.
Mia Mia, VIC, AU
Glad to be returning to the Burke & Wills Folk Festival! I'm on third in the welcome concert Friday night, third in the Saturday night concert, 9pmish Sunday night, in the 'Songs I wish I'd Written' round robin Monday at 11:15am, and somewhere in the finale concert on Monday night. It's a great weekend, with just one stage, a listening audience, top-notch talent and good food and drink, come hang if you can!
House concert, email me at email@example.com for details.
Wagga Wagga, NSW, AU
House concert, 7:30pm start, email firstname.lastname@example.org for details.
Yackandandah, VIC, AU
Excited to be part of the Yackandandah Folk Festival! I'm playing at 11:30am Saturday at Yack Station, 4pm Saturday at Grace's Place, and on Sunday at 3pm back at Yack Station with musical friends in tow.
Thirroul, NSW, AU
house concert at the Soulbird Lounge, tickets $20/$15 concessions, email Lana at email@example.com if you want to come!
The Second Chances and I will be playing the new indoor stage at Serenity Performing Arts Centre! It's down the backroads at 2461 Lost Creek Road in Birch Island, 7pm start, tickets $20, reservations recommended, details on their website.
Salmon Arm, BC
The Second Chances and I are making a trip out to lend our support to the great local radio station Voice of the Shuswap's fundraising concert series, held at the Salmon Arm Downtown Activity Centre, 451 Shuswap St SW, doors 6:30pm, music 7:30pm, tickets $15 advance or $20 at the door, limited to 50. For information contact firstname.lastname@example.org or call 250-463-5026.
Streaming Cafe with The Second Chances, 8pm start, $5 at the door! Space is limited so please come early. Folks elsewhere can stream it live online from their website, 8pm Pacific Standard Time.
House concert at the lovely Paintbox Lodge with The Second Chances, details TBA.
Stoked to be back in Widnes! It's a triple bill at the Studio on Lacey Street with Jez Hellard and Matthew McGurty, and probably some special guests (I'm looking at you, Swifty & Stephen!). Doors 7:30pm, show 8pm, £5 on the door.
Back at the lovely Leith Folk Club, in the Victoria Park House Hotel at 221 Ferry Road, with Jez Hellard, 7:30pm start, £7 at the door.
House concert at Julia's with Jez Hellard, details TBA.
Afternoon house concert at Jen's with Jez Hellard, 3pm doors, 3:30 show, BYOB and snacks to share, £10 donation, magic or your money back! Everyone's welcome, just email Jennifer at email@example.com to save a seat.
Official CD release for Live on the Ley, a live album Jez Hellard and I recorded in Glastonbury at the end of our last UK tour with Nathan Ball, Nye Parsons and Alastair Caplin. Our good friend Carrie Tree will be joining us as well, and it's sure to be a magical evening, in the lovely environs of the Glastonbury Assembly Rooms on High Street. 7:30-10:30pm, more info TBA.
Eighth Annual Official Unofficial North Country Fair Afterbender and hometown CD release for Scott Cook and the Long Weekends Go Long with your hosts the Long Weekends and special guests aplenty! It's happening at Bonnie Doon Hall, and music's running from 3-9pm. Lineup announcement coming soon!
Glad to be emceeing and kicking off Friday night with the Second Chances at the 20th anniversary of the Sasquatch Gathering, one of the sweetest little musical campouts on this green Earth. Full lineup TBA, magic assured.sc
Sherwood Park, AB
The Second Chances will be playing outdoors (or indoors in case of rain) for the Qualico Patio Series at Festival Place, 7:30pm start!
Prince George, BC
House concert, details TBA.
Back at Music in the Park with the Second Chances! Music runs 7-8:30pm, admission's free, come say hi!
Denman Island, BC
House concert with the Second Chances, everyone's welcome, 7pmish start, tickets $15, BYOB, email Michael at firstname.lastname@example.org to RSVP.
Elated to be singing for the kind folks at Indy Folk Series! It's happening at the Unitarian Universalist Church of Indianapolis, 615 West 43rd Street, doors open 6:15, showtime 7-9pm, tickets $15 (students/age 65 and up $10, age 12 and under free), it's gonna be a gooder.
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 twenty or thirty 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. If you'd like to know more, have a look around Concerts in Your Home, linked below:
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or to the mass media... what will it take for their lives to matter
to the US public?