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Feb 28, 2017: Hey friends, G'day from the underside of this big ol' globe! I'm writing you from the passenger seat of our overpriced and rather vocal rental van Roary, as Bram pilots us northward along the Pacific Highway toward Brisbane. He, Mellissa and I landed in Sydney on Wednesday, and wow...

read my words from the road


Further Down the Line World Tour

Mon   April 24   Saskatoon, SK   At The Bassment with the Second Chances, 8pm show, tickets $18/23, magic or your money back.
Tue   April 25   Gravelbourg, SK   House concert at B&B La Maison 315 with the Second Chances, 7pm show, tickets $20, call or text Jobi Nichol at 306-312-9095 to reserve a seat!
Wed   April 26   Moose Jaw, SK   House concert, 7pm, $20, RSVP to Jim and Liz at jim.liz@sasktel.net.
Thu   April 27   Regina, SK   At The Artesian with the Second Chances! Doors open to the lounge at 7pm, show starts 8pm sharp, $15 advance/$20 door, magic or your money back. Get your tickets here before they're gone!
Fri   April 28   Fort Qu'Appelle, SK   Qu'Appelle Valley Centre for the Arts show with the Second Chances, 406 4th Street, 7pm doors, 7:30 start, $20 at the door, magic or your money back.
Sat   April 29   Winnipeg, MB   Early show at Times Change(d) with the Second Chances, 6pm doors, 7pmish start, $15 at the door, magic or your money back. If you're on Facebook, the event's here, please share! Oh, and if you can't make that show, we're also opening the late show for The New Lightweights at ten!
Wed   May 3   Viroqua, WI   Driftless Books, doors 7pm, opener Elise Kulp at 7:30, then I'm on at 8:30, $10 suggested donation, magic or your money back.
Fri   May 5   Pleasant Plain, OH   Plain Folk Cafe, 10177 State Route 132, 7:30 start, pay what you can.
Sat-Sun   May 6-7   Galloway, OH   Central Ohio Folk Festival at Battelle-Darby Creek Metro Park! I'm hosting a workshop on songwriting at 4pm Saturday in workshop tent #2, playing unamplified in the Young Musicians Showcase Tent at 11am Sunday, then singing on Main Stage at 1pm on Sunday.
Sat-Sun   May 17-21   Montreat, NC   I'm making the pilgrimage to SERFA for the first time, really looking forward to it! I'm playing an official showcase at 9:20pm on Thursday evening, swapping songs with Antonio Andrade and Gina Holsopple in the AcousticMusicScene.com room (230) at 11:30 Thursday night, playing solo in the Camelback Concerts room (218) at 11:40 Friday night, and playing the Hillbilly Haiku Room 234 at 1:40am Friday night.
Fri-?   May 26-?   Kerrville, TX   I'll be hanging out at Kerrville Folk Fest for a week or so, looking forward to swapping songs with the great writers down there!
Mon-Mon   June 5-12   Tulsa, OK   Come find me in Tulsa!
Thu-Sun   June 22-25   Driftpile, AB   As always, I'll be smiling at the North Country Fair! Rowdy, blissful, boreal perfection.
Wed   June 28   Edmonton, AB   10th Annual Official Unofficial North Country Fair Afterbender at the Needle Vinyl Tavern with your hosts the Long Weekends, Joe Nolan, and many more TBA! Details TBA, madness assured.
Wed   July 5   Grand Rapids, MI   Local Spins show, opening for the Mark Lavengood Bluegrass Bonanza! More details TBA.
Fri-Sun   July 7-9   Bliss, MI   Blissfest! It really is Bliss, come see what I mean! Details TBA.
Tue   July 11   Traverse City, MI   House concert at Satellite Sparkle with the mighty May Erlewine! 7pm start, tickets are $15, and everyone's welcome, just be sure to RSVP! More details in the event.
Thu   July 13   Lansing, MI   Excited to be singing for the good folks at Concerts in the Courtyard, held at Old Town General Store, 408 E. Grand River, 7:30pm start. Tickets are $15/$9 students, available on the website.
Fri-Sun   July 14-16   Hinton, AB   Back at Wild Mountain Music Festival with the Second Chances!
Thu   Aug 3   Prince George, BC   Yard concert with the Second Chances and special guest Scotty Dunbar, 7pm start, email gl.crane.pg@gmail.com if you want to come!
Fri-Mon   Aug 4-7   Wells, BC   Elated to be back among the good people at Artswells! It's gonna be magic.
Tue   Aug 8   Kamloops, BC   Back at Music in the Park with the Second Chances, 7-8:30pm, free entry!
Fri   Aug 11   Penticton, BC   Back at The Dream Cafe with the Second Chances!
Sat   Aug 12   Salmon Arm, BC   TBC
Wed   Aug 16   Saltspring Island, BC   Back at the lovely Treehouse Cafe with the Second Chances, 7pm start, pay what you can!
Tue-Sun   Sep 5-10   Sisters, OR   So excited to be joining the fun at Sisters Folk Fest!!! I'll be teaching songwriting in Song Academy and then playing the festival, set times TBA.
Fri   Sep 29   Seattle, WA   private event
Sat   Sep 30   Snohomish, WA   Elated to be appearing at Tim Noah Thumbnail Theatre, music 7:30-9:30, tickets $15, magic or your money back.
Sat   Oct 7   Edmonton, AB   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.
Fri-Sun   Oct 13-15   Calgary, AB   At Wide Cut Weekend with the Second Chances! Yee freakin' haw, as they say :)
Thu-Sun   Oct 19-22   Mississauga, ON   Folk Music Ontario conference
Sun   Oct 29   Peterborough, ON   house concert, details TBA.
Fri-Sun   Nov 10-12   Healesville, VIC, AU   Joining the good folks at the Healesville Music Festival!
Sat   Dec 9   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, Candice McLeod and many more!
Sun   Oct 28, 2018   Perth, ON   Perth Tea Room, 7pm start, more 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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