rightbar














 
  
Hey friends! For CD orders, including the new one Further Down the Line, you can use the Paypal button below or send a cheque to Scott Cook, 3 Meredian Road, Sherwood Park, AB, T8A 0N5, Canada. Overseas orders please add $8 shipping.

CDs
Special Instructions

June 29, 2018: Hey dear readers, I thoroughly intended to write you during my long convalescence on my old Albertan stomping grounds, and I did make some small beginnings on the task there. But that sweet stretch of stationary time ran out, as it does, and it came time to hit the road again before it was done. So this Travelogue's fittingly coming to you from the passenger seat...

read my words from the road

UPCOMING SHOWS:

Further Down the Line World Tour

Sat   Jul 21   Caroline, AB   House concert, details TBA. Email me at grooverevival@gmail.com if you want to join us!
 
Sun   Jul 22   Edmonton, AB   House concert at Reuben's with the Second Chances, 7pm doors, 7:30 show. Everyone's welcome, but it's reserved seating only, email transfer $20 to reubenjanderson@gmail.com to get the address! If you're on Facebook, the event's here, please share it around!
 
Thu-Sun   Jul 26-29   Calgary, AB   We're over the moon to be part of the incredible lineup at Calgary Folk Music Festival! It's our first time. We can't wait :) Our concert's Saturday morning from 10:30-11:10am on Stage 1, we're in the "Common Wealth" workshop on Saturday from 1:50-3pm on Stage 2, I'll be reading to the kids in the library truck from 4-4:15pm, and I'm hosting the "Haul Monitors" workshop from 12:55-2:05pm Sunday on Stage 1.
 
Mon   Jul 30   Revelstoke, BC   Back at Summer Street Fest with the Second Chances and special guest Kerryn Fields, 6:30-9:30pm, free entry! If you're on Facebook, the event's here, pass it on!
 
Wed   Aug 1   Golden, BC   Summer Kicks in Spirit Square with the Second Chances and special guest Kerryn Fields, 7pm start, free entry, presented by Kicking Horse Culture! There's a Facebook event here if you wanna help us spread the word.
 
Thu   Aug 2   Kaslo, BC   Unofficial Kaslo Jazz weekend kickoff at Bluebelle Bistro with the Second Chances, 8pm start, $10 suggested donation. If you're on Facebook, there's an event here, please help us spread the word!
 
Fri   Aug 3   Nelson, BC   House concert with the Second Chances, 8pm doors, 8:30 start, $15 donation, email laura.sanderson1@outlook.com. to RSVP and get the address! If you're on Facebook, please help us out by inviting only the finest folks to the event, we promise we'll entertain 'em.
 
Sat-Mon   Aug 4-6   Canmore, AB   We're elated to be joining the killer lineup at Canmore Folk Music Festival! Our main stage concert is Monday from 3:30-4:20pm, and we'll also be in some sessions: 11:45am-12:45pm Sunday with Steve Poltz, 3:30-4:30pm Sunday with Coco Love Alcorn and Nick Waterhouse, 10:30-11:30am Monday with Jon & Roy, and 1-2pm Monday with Buffy Sainte-Marie, Dave Gunning, and Jon Brooks. Seriously, this festival's packed with talent. Get yourself a ticket before they're gone!
 
Thu-Sun   Aug 9-12   Edmonton, AB   The Second Chances and I are overjoyed to be among the amazing artists playing the always-incredible Edmonton Folk Music Festival! On Friday, we're in a workshop called Talkin' About My Generation with The Bros. Landreth, Kaia Kater, and This is The Kit, 6-7:20pm on Stage 2. Our concert's on Saturday at noon on Stage 7, and on Sunday we're in a workshop called The Poet Game with Gunning & Cormier and Jon Brooks from 11-11:55am on Stage 7. It's gonna be magic. See you on the hill!
 
Fri-Sun   Aug 17-19   Grande Prairie, AB   Stoked to be heading up to Bear Creek Folk Music Festival! Check out the lineup, it's amazing! And if you're on Facebook, the event's here, please share! I'm playing my own set at 11am Saturday on Stage 2, then I'm in a workshop with Sam Baker, Gunning & Cormier, and Guy Davis at 3pm Saturday on Stage 3, and another workshop with Little Miss Higgins, Braden Gates, and Rob Ickes & Trey Hensley at 11am Sunday on Stage 3.
 
Sun   Aug 26   Mt. Vernon, WA   private event
 
Tue   Aug 28   Portland, OR   I'll be the feature artist for the weekly open mic at Northwest Portland Hostel, in the Cafe Courtyard at 479 NW 18th Ave. Music runs 6:30-9:30pm, food, beer, wine, and cider are for sale, and it's by donation. If you're on Facebook, the event's here, please share!
 
Wed   Aug 29   Portland, OR   House concert (outdoors weather permitting) with Mark Graham and Lauren Sheehan at 2960 NW Quimby, 7pm doors, $15-25 sliding scale donation, seasonal cocktail and fire included. RSVP to lauren@laurensheehanmusic.com to save a seat and for more info!
 
Fri-Sun   Sep 7-9   Sisters, OR   After wildfires cancelled last year's fest, I'm elated to be going back to join the vibrant, supportive coommunity at Sisters Folk Festival! The lineup's amazing, and the Facebook event's here, spread it around!
 
Thu   Sep 13   San Francisco, CA   The Lost Church with the amazing Justin Farren!
 
Fri   Sep 14   Sacramento, CA   The Lounge with the amazing Justin Farren, details TBA.
 
Fri-Sun   Sep 21-23   Lake City, MI   Stoked to reunite with my peoples in the massive group hug that is Earthwork Harvest Gathering!
 
Tue   Oct 2   Toronto, ON   Tuesdays in October residency with Mike Kerr, Matt Coldwell, and surprise guests at ye olde Cameron House, 6-8pm, by donation!
 
Wed   Oct 3   Barrie, ON   Take Note Music House, 7pm doors, 7:30 start, $20. It's a lovely spot in downtown Barrie, just east of the courthouse, and everyone's welcome, just email Alyssa at concerts@takenotepromotion.com or call 705-305-1687 to reserve a seat and get the address.
 
Sat   Oct 6   Morrisburg, ON   Opening for the amazing William Prince at St. Lawrence Acoustic Stage! 6:15pm doors, 7pm start.
 
Tue   Oct 9   Toronto, ON   Tuesdays in October residency with Mike Kerr, Matt Coldwell, and surprise guests at ye olde Cameron House, 6-8pm, by donation!
 
Tue   Oct 16   Toronto, ON   Tuesdays in October residency with Mike Kerr, Matt Coldwell, and surprise guests at ye olde Cameron House, 6-8pm, by donation!
 
Sat   Oct 20   Kitchener, ON   Folk Night at the Registry alongside Craig Cardiff, 8pm start, tickets $15 season/$18 advance/$20 door, magic or your money back.
 
Sun   Oct 21   Toronto, ON   I'll be singing a few songs in the morning service at Neighbourhood Unitarian Universalist Congregation, 10:30am start, people of all beliefs (and non-believers) welcome!
 
Sun   Oct 21   Guelph, ON   Guelph Roots house concert sponsored by Dollartone Records at 157 Dufferin St, 7:30 doors, 8pm show, $20 advance/$25 door, tickets sold at Royal Cat Records and Ticketscene, for more info contact vickyrao@rogers.com.
 
Tue   Oct 23   Toronto, ON   Tuesdays in October residency with Mike Kerr, Matt Coldwell, and surprise guests at ye olde Cameron House, 6-8pm, by donation!
 
Fri   Oct 26   Grafton, ON   house concert, details TBA.
 
Sat   Oct 27   Ottawa, ON   I'll be singing some songs to start up Greg Kelly's Tunes After Noon open stage at the Black Irish Pub, 15 Selkirk St. in Vanier. Greg kicks things off with a short set at 1pm, then I'm on around 1:30, with open stage to follow.
 
Sat   Oct 27   Pembroke, ON   house concert at Keren and Sean's, tickets $20, RSVP to eh.byebye@gmail or 613-698-1771 if you want to come!
 
Sun   Oct 28   Perth, ON   Perth Tea Room (in Perth Restaurant), 7pm start, dinner reservations (guarantees ticket) by calling 613-267-3170. For show tickets only, call Sue at 613-267-7902 to arrange pre-payment, $20 in advance.
 
Tue   Oct 30   Toronto, ON   Tuesdays in October residency with Mike Kerr, Matt Coldwell, and surprise guests at ye olde Cameron House, 6-8pm, by donation!
 
Fri   Nov 2   Martinsburg, WV   I'll be the featured guest at First Friday Coffeehouse, details TBA.
 
Sun   Nov 4   Asheville, NC   Isis Music Hall, details TBA.
 
Wed   Nov 7   Baltimore, MD   Four Hour Day Lutherie, 7:30 start, by donation.
 
Thu-Sun   Nov 8-11   Stamford, CT   Back at Northeast Regional Folk Alliance conference! With an official showcase for the first time!
 
Mon   Nov 12   Southport, CT   Playing a feature set during the Monday open mic at Horseshoe Cafe
 
Fri   Nov 16   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.
 
Sat   Nov 17   Darlington, MD   Back at the lovely, candlelit Deer Creek Coffeehouse! It's held at Grace Memorial Episcopal Church, 7:30 start, $12 suggested donation, contact Jeff at (443) 877-7125 or deercreekch@zooominternet.net to reserve a seat!
 
Mon   Nov 19   Charlotte, NC   featured artist for the weekly open mic at Evening Muse, TBC.
 
Wed   Nov 21   Chapel Hill, NC   Stoked to join my pal Jonathan Byrd for his weekly residency at The Kraken, 7pm start!
 
Fri   Nov 23   Pleasant Plain, OH   Back at the charming Plain Folk Cafe, 5pm doors, 7:30-10pm show, pay what you can.
 
Sat   Nov 24   Columbus, OH   Columbus Folk Music Society concert, details TBA.
 
Fri   Nov 30   Downers Grove, IL   Back at the lovely Two Way Street Coffeehouse, doors open at 7:30, showtime's 8:15pm, and it's a $10 suggested donation at the door, magic or your money back.
 
Sun   Dec 2   Grand Rapids, MI   I'll be joining the fun for Songteller Sessions at Creston Brewery, with Nicholas James Thomasma and another guest TBA, 7-9pm.
 
Wed   Dec 5   Chelsea, MI   On the Tracks Songwriter Showcase, alongside the amazing Jon Brooks! At the Chelsea Depot, 125 Jackson St, doors 6:30pm, show at 7, suggested donation $15, magic or your money back. If you're on Facebook, there's a page here.
 
Sat   Jan 26, 2019   Calgary, AB   Alberta Night at Bow Valley Music Club with the Second Chances, Amelie Patterson Trio and The Travelling Mabels! The club's concerts are held at Strathcona Christie Aspen Community Association, 277 Strathcona Drive SW. Doors open at 7pm, music starts at 7:50, and we're on second. If you're on Facebook, the event's here, please share!
 
Sat   Jan 27, 2019   Sherwood Park, AB   R.Ouse Concert with the Second Chances!
 
Wed   Jan 30, 2019   Edmonton, AB   The Second Chances and I are stoked to be in the lineup for the Alberta Grown Series at the Centre for Spiritual Awareness! More details TBA.
 
Sat   Mar 30, 2019   Melbourne, VIC, AU   with Bramwell Park, Liz Frencham, Kat Mear and the mighty Men In Suits, more details TBA.
 
Fri   Apr 5, 2019   Calgary, AB   Opening for Dala at the Calgary Folk Club with the Second Chances, 7pm doors, 7:30 start. The shows are held at Dalhousie Community Centre, 5432 Dalhart Road NW, and tickets are available on the Club's website.
 
Sat   Apr 6, 2019   High River, AB   Foothills Folk Club with the Second Chances, details TBA.
 
Fri   Apr 26, 2019   Penticton, BC   Back at the lovely Dream Cafe with the Second Chances! Prime seats are $24, cheap seats $14, tables open up at 6pm for dinner and the show starts at 8pm.
 
Sat   Apr 27, 2019   Revelstoke, BC   Bringing the Second Chances to the Revelstoke Coffee House!

past shows

TABLATURE: 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 thirty or so 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:

House Concerts In Your Home

  FACEBOOK: if you've got nothing better to do with your time, come show me some like on Facebook.
eXTReMe Tracker

  

Sign up for Scott's Hobo Travelogue:
name:
email:
subscribe  unsubscribe 
Free Mailing Lists from Bravenet.com

WELL WORTH READING:


Martin Luther King on Vietnam, as relevant today as it was back in '67.

WELL WORTH WATCHING:


The War on Democracy
by John Pilger

Why We Fight
by Eugene Jarecki