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April 23, 2015: Hey friends,

So, I'm in Reykjavik, and it's the first day of summer. Well, their first day of summer, anyway. In their defence, it'd seem kind of funny to call June 21 the first day of summer this far north, when that's the very day the daylight hours start shortening....

read my words from the road

UPCOMING SHOWS:

Go Long World Tour

Thu-Sun   June 18-21   Driftpile, AB   As always, you can find me at the North Country Fair! And this year, hallelujah, I'm bringing those ever-lovin' Long Weekends and our new album, Scott Cook and the Long Weekends Go Long! As always, it's gonna be heaven. We're on Thursday night at 10pm on Main Stage, I'm hosting a round on Friday at 6:30pm on the Reed Stage, and the band's back on Main Stage at 4:15pm on Sunday.
 
Fri   June 26   Calgary, AB   Calgary CD release for Scott Cook and the Long Weekends Go Long at the Ironwood Stage with the Long Weekends, 9pm start, $10 at the door. For Faceburgers, the event's here.
 
Sat   June 27   Lloydminster, SK   Lloydminster CD release for Scott Cook and the Long Weekends Go Long at the The Root Community Emporium with the Long Weekends and special guest Earl James Stevenson opening the show at 9pm, tickets $15. For Faceburgers, the event's here.
 
Sun   June 28   Edmonton, AB   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 only. Doors open at 2:30pm, and the Long Weekends and I will be kicking off the music around 3, followed by short sets from Nadine Kellman, Kimberley MacGregor, Jenie Thai Nolan, Michael Dunn, Billie Zizi, Big Rude Jake, Tom Richardson, Ganges Delta, Picture the Ocean, Joe Nolan, and more! It's by invitation only (get 'em at the Fair, or email me if you didn't get one!), and we're asking a donation of $10 at the door. Potluck items encouraged, kids welcome, good vibes guaranteed. For Faceburgers, the event's here.
 
Fri   July 3   Red Deer, AB   Red Deer CD release for Scott Cook and the Long Weekends Go Long at Fratters Speakeasy with the Long Weekends, 9pm start, $10 at the door. For Faceburgers, the event's here.
 
Sat   July 4   Camrose, AB   Camrose CD release for Scott Cook and the Long Weekends Go Long at the historic Bailey Theatre with the Long Weekends! 5041 50 St, 8pm start, tickets $20, available at the Bailey Theatre box office or on their website, magic or your money back. For Faceburgers, the event's here.
 
Fri   July 10   Evansburg, AB   Stoked to be returning to Pembina River Nights with the Second Chances!
 
Fri-Sun   July 24-26   Evansburg, AB   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.
 
Wed   July 29   Sherwood Park, AB   The Second Chances will be playing outdoors (or indoors in case of rain) for the Qualico Patio Series at Festival Place with the Lovelocks opening, 7:30pm start!
 
Fri   July 31   Camrose, AB   For the first time, I'll be on the songwriters stage at Big Valley Jamboree, in the round with some other writers from 1:30-2:30pm.
 
Thu   Aug 13   Kaslo, BC   Back at the lovely Bluebelle Bistro with the Second Chances!
 
Fri-Sat   Aug 14-16   Salmon Arm, BC   The Second Chances and I are honoured to be on the bill at Salmon Arm Roots and Blues Festival! The full lineup's yet to be announced, but headliners include Canned Heat, Marty Stuart and his Fabulous Superlatives, the Duhks, Tony McManus, Devon Allman and Cyril Neville's Royal Southern Brotherhood, and I can tell you it's gonna be amazing.
 
Fri-Sat   Aug 21-22   Fort St. James, BC   I'll be hanging out with the good crew up at Music on the Mountain Festival, emceeing and seeing what other trouble I can get into!
 
Sun   Aug 23   Prince George, BC   House concert with the Second Chances, details TBA.
 
Mon   Aug 24   Kamloops, BC   Back at Music in the Park with the Second Chances! Music runs 7-8:30pm, admission's free, come say hi!
 
Wed   Aug 26   Kelowna, BC   With the Second Chances, details TBA.
 
Fri   Aug 28   Penticton, BC   Back at one of the best venues in the known universe, The Dream Cafe, with those ever-lovin' Second Chances, more details TBA.
 
Sat   Aug 29   Vancouver, BC   The Second Chances and I will be singing songs (along with some musical friends) in the cozy environs of Skinny Fat Jack's, a funky little joint entered from the alley around back of 3475 Main Street. Doors open at 8pm, music starts at 9, and space is very limited, so you'll need to pre-book. Tickets will go on sale soon, just keep an eye out!
 
Sun   Aug 30   Cortes Island, BC   Great to be heading back to Cortes Island! The Second Chances will be playing two nights by the ocean (or in the gazebo in case of rain) at Gorge Harbour Marina Resort, 7pm start.
 
Mon   Aug 31   Cortes Island, BC   The second of two nights by the ocean (or in the gazebo in case of rain) at Gorge Harbour Marina Resort with the Second Chances, 7pm start.
 
Tue   Sep 1   Denman Island, BC   House concert with the Second Chances, everyone's welcome, 7pmish start, tickets $15, BYOB, email Michael at kjwithmr@interbaun.com to RSVP.
 
Wed   Sep 2   Hornby Island, BC   Cardboard House Bakery with the Second Chances, 6:30-8:30, by donation.
 
Sat   Sep 5   Powell River, BC   Stoked to be among the good folks at Sunshine Music Festival with the Second Chances! We're on from 2-3:15pm.
 
Sun   Sep 6   Keremeos, BC   Back at the beautiful Old Grist Mill with the Second Chances! 6:30pm start, tickets $20.
 
Fri   Sep 11   Winnipeg, MB   TBA
 
Wed   Sep 16   Fish Creek, WI   At the Cookery with Katie Dahl, details TBA.
 
Sun   Sep 13   Duluth, MN   I'll be singing some songs over brunch, 11am-1pm at Amazing Grace!
 
Sun   Sep 13   Houghton, MI   I'll be playing a special house concert, 7-9pm. Everyone's welcome, but you'll need to contact jrhopper@pasty.com to RSVP.
 
Fri-Sun   Sept 18-20   Lake City, MI   Earthwork Harvest Gathering! You know it.
 
Sat   Sept 26   Indianapolis, IN   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.
 
Wed   Sept 30   Guelph, ON   Silence, 46-16 Essex St, 8pm start, more details TBA.
 
Thu   Oct 1   Toronto, ON   House concert with David Ross MacDonald, details TBA.
 
Fri   Oct 2   Toronto, ON   House concert with David Ross MacDonald, details TBA.
 
Sat   Oct 3   Owen Sound, ON   The Bleeding Carrot with David Ross MacDonald, tickets $20, more details TBA.
 
Fri   Oct 9   Saratoga Springs, NY   Elated to be opening for my countryman and friend David Francey at Caffe Lena, the longest-running coffeehouse in America!
 
Sat   Oct 10   Brooklyn, NY   TBA
 
Wed   Oct 14   Ottawa, ON   Pressed Cafe with local opener TBA.
 
Thu-Sun   Oct 15-18   Toronto, ON   Once again, I'll be ringing out the season among my folksingin' comrades at the always-hilarious Folk Music Ontario conference!
 
Fri-Sun   Oct 23-25   Fort Saskatchewan, AB   Alberta Showcase with the Second Chances!
 
Sat-Fri   Nov 14-27   SK, MB   Home Routes tour, 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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