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Hobo Travelogue, September 24, 2017: Hey friends, it's been three months without word from me, so I figure I better say hello while I have the chance. I thoroughly intended to write Travelogues for July and August, but what do you know, I was just too busy! Remember how I ended the last one by talking about slowing down?!? Old habits die hard... read my words from the road
Further Down the Line World Tour
I'll be playing a feature set for Thursday night open mic at Brick & Whiskey, 8937 82 Ave. Bill Bourne and his band kick things off at 8pm, then I'm on at 9, with open stage to follow!
I'll be facilitating a songwriting workshop, drop me a line at firstname.lastname@example.org if you'd like to attend!
I'm playing a feature set for the Friday night open mic at Tractorgrease Cafe! Music starts at 6pm, there's no cover charge, and I'll be on around 8:30. Zach Kleisinger and one of my favourite fellow Edmontonian songwriters Ella Coyes are playing feature sets too! It's gonna be a night to remember. If you're on Facebook, the event's here, please share!
I'm making my first-ever appearance at The Green Frog, $8, 8pm start! If you're on Facebook, the event's here, please share!
Kickin' it back at ye olde Black Dog Freehouse with the Second Chances, 4-6pm, no cover charge, for old times' sake, and good times' sake.
At Wide Cut Weekend with the Second Chances! We're kicking off the festival at 4pm Friday at Mikey's Juke Joint, then playing a midnight set downstairs at the Legion. On Saturday I'm part of a songwriters in the round set at the Ironwood with Richard Inman, Shaela Miller, and Amy Nelson from 3:30-5, and then we're playing the Nite Owl at 10:30pm, and the volunteer party Sunday afternoon. Yee freakin' haw!
Sherwood Park, AB
The Second Chances and I will be playing an NDP fundraiser for Annie McKitrick, 7pm start, at the Sherwood Park Community Hall on Fir Street.
Great to be returning to the Folk Music Ontario conference! I'm playing Friday night at 12:30 in the Folkin' Genius Lounge, Saturday night from 12:20-12:40 in the Folk Music Canada room, and swapping songs with David Ross MacDonald and Kim Beggs back in the Folkin' Genius Lounge from 12:45-1:30 Saturday night!
I'm playing a special concert at The Lodge, at 320 McDonald's Lane in Stella, with my pal Ali McCormick! It's $10 at the door, 5:30 doors, 6:30 showtime, ending 8:30ish. Please RSVP by text to 613-621-9919 or email email@example.com with your number of seats required. Please do not contact the venue directly. This is a privately hosted show. Ali will gladly answer any questions about the venue and will do her best to accommodate any special needs guests may require. There will be some snacks, tea, coffee and water available, but do feel free to bring your own contribution to the pot luck, avoiding shellfish and nuts for those with allergies. Paper plates and mugs available on site or be Eco friendly and bring your own, and BYO whatever you want to drink! The ferry from the mainland leaves Millhaven Dock (5604 Highway 33) on the half hour, 6:30 a.m. to 1:30 a.m, and takes 20 minutes to cross. Ferries back to the mainland leave Stella on the hour, 6:00 a.m. to 1 a.m.
At my favourite Toronto haunt, the Cameron House, for one set, 8pmish start, pay what you can!
House concert, 7pm doors, 7:30 start, tickets $20. Everyone's welcome, just RSVP to eh.byebye@gmail or call our hosts Keren and Sean at 613-698-1771.
near Pefferlaw, ON
Friends + Friends house concert! 6:30 doors, 8pm start, $20 donation. New friends are welcome, just email me at firstname.lastname@example.org if you want to come.
I'll be playing a feature set for Tunes After Noon at The Black Irish Pub, 15 Selkirk, in the Eastview Mall on the corner of Montreal and North River Roads in Vanier. Our host Greg Kelly kicks things off with a few songs at 1pm, then I'm on at 1:30-2, with open stage to follow!
A Gathering of Angels at The Bronson Centre, with C.R. Avery, Allison Lupton, Bob Spelled Backwards, Hidden Roots Collective, Kate Weekes, David Ross MacDonald, Japhy Sullivan, Annie Sumi, and more! The evening will be emceed by Magoo, of Blue Skies Music Festival fame, and begins at 8pm. Tickets are $30, available from Compact Music on online here, and all proceeds go to the Little Angels Blood Cancer Fund at the Ottawa Hospital. It's gonna be a magical night.
Gilmour Street Music Hall house concert, 3pm doors, 3:30 show, $20 donation. Everyone's welcome, just send me an email at email@example.com and I'll put you in touch with our hosts!
Joining the good folks at the Healesville Music Festival! I'm playing Saturday at 3pm in the Memo and 8pm in the RSL, and on Sunday at 4pm at the Racecourse.
Mullumbimby, NSW, AU
I'll be joining the fun for the tenth annual Mullum Music Festival! I'll be playing Friday in the Drill Hall from 6:30-7:15pm, Saturday in The Other Joint from 10-11am, and Sunday in the Drill Hall from noon-1pm
Wangaratta, VIC, AU
Stage Door Sessions show with Liz Frencham on double bass! At Stage Door Studio, 4 Evens Street in Wangaratta, doors at 7.30pm, show at 8, $25 on the door.
Harcourt North, VIC, AU
Excited to return to the beautiful Jindarra Springs Winery for a house concert with Liz Frencham on double bass! Everyone's welcome, just contact our hostess Carolen at firstname.lastname@example.org or 5439 6206.
At the lovely The Witches Garden with Liz Frencham on double bass! Everyone's welcome, 7pm start, $20 at the door, bring a chair and drinks and food to share. The Witches Garden's a magical spot at 608 Dartmouth Road, phone 0260723533 for further info!
Cadgee, NSW, AU
Roseneath House Concert with Liz Frencham on double bass! 6:30 doors, 7pm start, $25 donation. Contact John and Pam at
email@example.com for bookings and enquiries.
Canberra, ACT, AU
Back at Smith's Alternative with Liz Frencham on double bass! Show starts 9:30 sharp, $15 members/$20 public, magic or your money back. If you're on Facebook, the event's here, please share!
Bomaderry, NSW, AU
Tomerong, NSW, AU
Back at the beautiful Tomerong Hall with Liz Frencham on double bass, 5-8pm, more details TBA.
Sydney, NSW, AU
Back at the lovely Acoustic Picnic at the Music Lounge in Brookvale with Liz Frencham on double bass! Doors at 7pm, show at 8, BYO, tickets $20 per person (Children under 16 $10), advance bookings required!
Albury, VIC, AU
Glad to be part of the inaugural voyage for Albury's new festival, By the Banks, among friends like the Northern Folk, Sal Kimber and The Rollin' Wheel, This Way North, Adam McGrath of The Eastern, Candice McLeod and many more! If you're on Facebook, the event's here, please share far and wide!
Yackandandah, VIC, AU
Backyard concert with Liz Frencham on double bass and Candice McLeod opening! $20 donation, dinner at 6pm start, show at 7, and everyone's welcome, just contact Alex at firstname.lastname@example.org to RSVP and get the address.
Adelaide, SA, AU
Stoked to be part of SCALA's fortnightly showcase at the Wheatsheaf! Music start at 7:55, and I'm on from 9:10-9:40.
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 email@example.com or by phone at 410-772-1541.
I've had a few requests for tablature, so here's some of fish
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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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