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Hobo Travelogue, June 16, 2017: Hey friends, it's been a while! I'm writing you now from the public library in Okemah, Oklahoma, the birthplace of Woody Guthrie. They've got air-conditioning (it's blazing outside), wireless internet, and shelves full of information, all free for the public. It's a fittingly socialist, humanist oasis in a town that's only recently coming around to embrace its most famous son, an unrepentant communist and rabble-rouser to his dying day... ...

read my words from the road


Further Down the Line World Tour

Fri   June 16   Kansas City, MO   Acoustic Alcove concert, $15 advance/$20 door, 7:30 pm start, tickets here! If you're on Facebook, the event's here, please share!
Sat   June 17   Minneapolis, MN   Opening for Gabe Barnett at The Warming House! Doors: 7:30 pm, show 8m, tickets $10-$12. Seating's extremely limited so get your tickets now through the website! If you're on Facebook, the event's here, please share!
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, Picture the Ocean, Carolyn Mark, Bill Bourne, Jay Gilday, Scotty Dunbar, the Derina Harvey Band, and many more TBA! Details TBA, madness assured. If you're on Facebook, the event's here, please share!!!
Wed   July 5   Grand Rapids, MI   Local Spins show, opening for the Mark Lavengood Bluegrass Bonanza at SpeakEZ Lounge! I'm on at 8:15pm sharp. If you're on Facebook, the event's here, please share!
Thu   July 6   Harbor Springs, MI   I'll be playing at Harbor Springs Street Musique from 7-9pm, location TBA.
Fri-Sun   July 7-9   Bliss, MI   Blissfest! It really is Bliss, come see what I mean! I'm playing Friday on 3rd stage from 7pm-8:30 with my fellow Canadian songwriters Tim Chiasson and Winona Wilde, at 9:30 in Club Bliss, at noon Saturday on 2nd stage in the round John Lamb, Joe Shields, Chris Buhalis, on Sunday from 1-1:30pm at the Song Tree, and Sunday at 3pm on 3rd stage. .
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.
Wed   July 12   Kalamazoo, MI   I'm playing a last-minute show at Arcadia Ales, 8:30-10pm, pay what you can!
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!
Wed   July 19   Canmore, AB   private function
Thu   Jul 27   Edmonton, AB   Opening for my pals Kitty and the Rooster and This Way North at Bohemia, details TBA.
Wed   Aug 2   Sherwood Park, AB   Qualico Patio Series concert at Festival Place with the Second Chances and another act TBA.
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!
Wed   Aug 9   Grand Forks, BC   Art gallery show with the Second Chances, details TBA.
Thu   Aug 10   Nelson, BC   TBA
Fri   Aug 11   Penticton, BC   Back at The Dream Cafe with the Second Chances!
Sat   Aug 12   Vernon, BC   Record City concert with the Second Chances, doors at 9, music by 9:30, advance tickets $15, $20 door, opener TBA.
Sun   Aug 13   Vancouver, BC   Vancouver CD release for Further Down the Line at the Wise Lounge, 1882 Adanac Street, with the Second Chances, 8pm doors, 8:30 start, $10.
Mon   Aug 14   Cortes Island, BC   Back at the beautiful Gorge Harbour Marina Resort with the Second Chances, 7:30pm start!
Tue   Aug 15   Cumberland, BC   Backyard concert at Meaghan's with the Second Chances, details TBA.
Wed   Aug 16   Saltspring Island, BC   Back at the lovely Treehouse Cafe with the Second Chances, 7pm start, pay what you can!
Thu   Aug 17   Victoria, BC   House concert with the Second Chances, details TBA.
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.
Sun   Oct 1   Bellingham, WA   The Green Frog
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!
Fri   Nov 24   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.
Sat   Dec 2   Bomaderry, NSW, AU   private event
Sun   Dec 3   Tomerong, NSW, AU   Back at the beautiful Tomerong Hall with Liz Frencham on double bass, 5-8pm, more details TBA.
Fri   Dec 8   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!
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!
Fri   May 4, 2018   Martinsburg, WV   I'll be the featured guest at First Friday Coffeehouse, details TBA.
Sun   Oct 28, 2018   Perth, ON   Perth Tea Room, 7pm start, more details TBA.
Fri   Nov 16, 2018   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.

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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