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BC here I come!

Victoria, Parksville, Hornby!... 

It's that time of the year again! The 20th anniversary of the Hornby Island Blues Workshop is fast approaching! There are shows in Victoria, Parksville, Campbell River, Nanaimo and salt Spring Island as well... Click the link to "Shows" to see all the details!

Scarborough Friday Nov. 30 

I had such a great time playing The Old Stone Pub on Kingston Rd, and I'm thrilled to be coming back! They serve a beautiful dinner before the show, then I perform in the loft! Get your tickets now!

 

Peterborough's Market Hall Oct 19  

I will bring my trio to the Market Hall for a concert Oct 19, 2018!

15 years ago I made an album with my trio. Riley Wants His Life Back is one of the most critically acclaimed projects I have been involved in. To celebrate the anniversary, I pressed up some more CDs and we're going to feature some of the songs from that album at this show. 20 years ago, Out Of The Living Room came out and we'll feature it and songs from Live at the Harvest and Arcadia as well. The originals from all three of those albums…

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Westward Bound... 

I'm happy to be making a trip to a more Northern stretch of BC than I usually frequent.

Feb 2 – Prince George BC 

      3 - Hudson’s Hope BC 

      4 – Goodfare AB 

      6 – Tumbler Ridge BC 

      7 – Mackenzie BC 

      8 – Miworth BC 

      9 – Vanderhoof BC 

      10 – Smithers BC 

      11 – Terrace BC 

      12 – Prince Rupert BC 

      13 – Kleanza BC 

      14 – Fraser Lk BC 

      15 – Prince George BC

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Hornby Island Blues Society presents Blues Odyssey 2019

Tidemark Theatre, 1220 Shoppers Row, Campbell River, BC

“An incredible entertainment event…. like witnessing an entire Blues festival in one amazing show.”

The performing musicians in this year’s Blues Review are the genuine ambassadors of Canadian Blues and Roots music with collective award recognition at the Junos, Maple Blues Awards, CBC Blues Awards and wins at the international Blues Challenge in Memphis. Separately these top-draw musicians tour with their own bands and perform individually throughout the year, drawing both full venues and great reviews; collectively they are simply amazing. All are recording musicians and all are veterans of the Canadian music community. After working together for a week at the Hornby Island Blues Workshop where they instruct new musicians in the ways and means of Blues, and perform together nightly in blues fellowship, they are ready to they take the show to Vancouver Island for one magical night only in what is called the Odyssey Blues Review. If you have witnessed it before you know how special it is; if you have not seen it, you will remember it long after the encore and lights go down. Now in its 20th year, the Odyssey certainly invented the pitch “You do not want to miss this one”.

Line Up: Paul Pigat, Suzie Vinnick, Gray Kendall, David Vest, Cécile Doo-Kingué, Tim Williams, Brandon Isaak, Jack de Keyzer, Michael Jerome Browne, Diana Braithwaite, Chris Nordquist, Keith Bennett, Chris Whiteley, Rick Fines

Jackson Delta

Greenbank Folk Club, Hwy 7/12, Greenbank ON

Tickets - $35 In the Greenbank area, tickets are available at: Blue Heron Books, 62 Brock St West,in Uxbridge, 905-852-4282 P O E Design, 146 Queen St, in Port Perry, 905-985-0060 Tickets are also available by calling 905-985-8351 or 905-852-7578

Smithers Guitar Camp for adults

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Smithers BC

Come study guitar with me and many other great teachers!