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Dec 21, 2018: Happy Solstice, beauties! Whether you're revelling in the full flush of the southern summer, or like me, deep in the longest night of the year, savouring the prospect of the days lengthening again, I hope this finds you feeling grateful and inspired. These points in our planetary cycle always remind me of the vastness of the forces we're subject to... read my words from the road
Further Down the Line World Tour
Ol' Moose Hall concert with the Second Chances, 6:45 doors, 7:30 show, $20. NO TICKETS AT THE DOOR––call or text Ken and Maddie at (403) 391-4120 to book in!
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!
The Second Chances and I are stoked to be in the lineup for the Alberta Grown Series! The shows are being held at the Centre for Spiritual Living (a great acoustic space at 75 st and 101 ave), 7-9pm. There's free parking and free childcare, and tickets are available here. If you're on Facebook, please help us spread the word by sharing the event!
Back at the Folk Alliance International conference! Wednesday night I'm in a round in the Alberta Room (532) with Emily Triggs and Over The Moon from 11:30-12:30, and playing my own set in the Folk Music Canada (321) room from 1:30-2am. Thursday night I'm playing a Big Orange Tarp round with Freddy & Francine and Lynn Miles from 11:30-midnight in the Access Film & Music Blue room (469), a round with Corin Raymond and Russell deCarle from 12:30-1am in the Rusty Car Music room (428), then I'm in a round with Jenny Allen and Lindsay Ferguson in the Black Oak Artists Room (454) at 2:30am, leading into an all-Canadian song swap. Friday night I'm in a round with Jenny Allen and Emily Triggs in the Alberta Room (532) from 11:30-12:30, playing a full set at The Campsite (465) from 2:30-3am, and Saturday I'm in a Big Orange Tarp round with Hope Dunbar and Hayley Reardon from 11:30-midnight in the Access Film & Music Blue room (469), and a solo set in the Alberta Room (532) from 12:30-12:50.
Benalla, VIC, AU
Back at North East Artisans with my new stringband The She'll Be Rights: Liz Frencham, Bramwell Park, and Esther Henderson! Liz will be opening the show, more details TBA.
Canberra, ACT, AU
Back at the lovely Smith's Alternative with my new stringband The She'll Be Rights: Liz Frencham, Bramwell Park, and Esther Henderson! 7-9pm, $15 members/$20 non-members, magic or your money back. If you're on Facebook, please help us out by inviting your pals to the event!
Cobargo, NSW, AU
Elated to be returning to the Cobargo Folk Festival with my new stringband The She'll Be Rights: Liz Frencham, Bramwell Park, and Esther Henderson! I'm singing in the Jim Lay Memorial Songwriters Concert from 7-8pm Friday in the Magpie Venue, and the band's playing a concert in the Magpie Venue from 10-10:45 that night. We've just got one more concert, on Saturday from 5:15-6:00pm in the Mumbulla Venue, and then I'm giving a songwriting workshop in the Yuin Venue on Sunday from 2-3pm.
Back for another amazing Hot Club night at the Oddfellows Hall with the She'll Be Rights (Liz Frencham, Bramwell Park, and Esther Henderson), 7pm doors, 7:30 start, tickets $20 members/$25 non-members, magic or your money back.
Newcastle, NSW, AU
House concert in Whitebridge with the She'll Be Rights (Liz Frencham, Bramwell Park, and Esther Henderson), and an opening set from Liz Frencham! 7:30pm doors, 8pm show, tickets $20 waged /$15 unwaged. Everyone's welcome, just RSVP Lynden at 0407766379 for the address. Wine glasses, ice, and nibbles supplied, BYOB and good vibes, magic or your money back.
Sydney, NSW, AU
Southern Sydney Folk Club concert with the She'll Be Rights (Liz Frencham and Bramwell Park), and an opening set from Liz Frencham! It's held at the Shopfront Theatre, 88 Carlton Parade in Carlton. Liz will kick things off at 2pm, and the band's on at 3, tickets are $20 members/$25 non-members, $20 concession, $35 family ticket, magic or your money back!
Victorian Folk Music Club with Bramwell Park and Liz Frencham! Music starts at 7:45pm with open mic acts from the general audience, then we're on from 9:15 til 10:15pm, $10 members/$14 non-members, magic or your money back!
Melbourne, VIC, AU
Bramwell and I will be making an appearance at Lomond Acoustica, details TBA.
Warburton, VIC, AU
Stoked to be appearing at Australia's newest, sweetest little folk festival, The River Folk Festival with the She'll Be Rights! They've got a killer lineup, including my Kalamazoo pals Red Tail Ring, my Toronto pal Dana Sipos, Aussie pals Lucy Wise, Khristian Mizzi, The Bean Project, Tom Richardson, and many more! Come join us, it's gonna be magic.
Apollo Bay, VIC, AU
Marengo house concert with the She'll Be Rights, special guest Marita Kennedy on cello, and Liz Frencham opening, tickets $20, contact Genevieve at firstname.lastname@example.org to reserve a seat!
Ballarat, VIC, AU
The Main Bar with the She'll Be Rights and Liz Frencham opening, tickets $20, doors at 7:30, show 8pmish.
Healesville House Concert with the She'll Be Rights, 7:30pm doors for 8pm start, tickets $25. Everybody's welcome, just RSVP to email@example.com to get the address!
Melbourne, VIC, AU
with the She'll Be Rights (Liz Frencham, Bramwell Park, and Esther Henderson) and the mighty Men In Suits at St. George’s Hall, 296 Glenferrie Rd in Malvern, tickets $25, more details TBA.
Melbourne, VIC, AU
Melbourne finale at The Spotted Mallard with the She'll Be Rights (Liz Frencham, Bramwell Park, and Esther Henderson), 4-7pm, more details TBA.
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. If you're on Facebook, please help us out by sharing the event!
Schoolhouse concert with the Second Chances, 7pm doors, 7:30 show, $15 at the door, magic or your money back.
Secret Shop Show with the Second Chances and special guests Sons of Bitumen. Limited tickets available, RSVP firstname.lastname@example.org if you want to squeeze in! Bring your own chair, bring your own beer, $20 at the door. Doors at 6pm, show at 7pm.
Harbour City Concerts show with the Second Chances, at the Unitarian Fellowship of Nanaimo, tickets $20, 7pm doors, 7:30 show. If you're on Facebook, the event's here, and we could sure use your help spreading the word!
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.
Bringing the Second Chances to the Revelstoke Coffee House! Open stage starts at 7:30, and we're on at 9pm. It's downstairs at the Revelstoke United Church, 314 MacKenzie Ave, and it's just $3 at the door!
West Seattle house concert, 6pm doors, 7pm show, $20 suggested donation. Everyone's welcome, just RSVP to email@example.com to get the address!
I'll be playing a half-hour set alongside three other artists for the Friday Night Coffeehouse at Artichoke Music, 7pm doors, 7:30 start, $5 at the door.
house concert at Ox Yoga studio, contact Sadie at 541-683-1434 (land line only, so no texting) or firstname.lastname@example.org to reserve a spot!
Grants Pass, OR
house concert, details TBA.
House concert at St. Andrew's House, 7:30pm showtime, tickets $15, can be purchased on St. Andrew's House website or at the door, contact Dan Oberg for more info at (360) 898-2362 or email@example.com.
My first ever gig in NYC(!), for John Platt of WFUV's On Your Radar series, at Rockwood Music Hall, Stage 3, 7-9pm, tickets $15, available in advance or at the door.
Opening for legendary fellow Canadian Garnet Rogers at The Minstrel Acoustic Concert Series! It's at Morristown Unitarian Fellowship, 21 Normandy Heights Road, there's a $10 donation at the door, and I'm kicking it off with a half-hour set at 7:30. Contact Mike at 973-335-9489 or Minstrel@FolkProject.org for more information. Oh, and if you're nowhere near New Jersey, you can still watch the show on Concert Window! There's info here.
New York, NY
People's Voice Cafe, alongside Such As Us. It takes place in the Community Church of New York, a wheelchair-accessible facility at 40 East 35th Street, between Park and Madison Avenues in Midtown Manhattan. Music runs 8-10:30, admission by suggested donation of $20 or $12 for People's Voice Cafe subscribers, Folk Music Society of New York members, students, and youth.
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