I’ve been touring for three weeks through the southeast USA, capping it off last night in Davidson, North Carolina. I travelled through Ohio, Kentucky, and Tennessee to get here, ate biscuits, Jeni’s ice cream, and barbeque, hiked mountains and parks, and played all kinds of stages and living rooms.

Thanks to the kind folks who opened their homes to me, who cooked in their kitchens and told me their stories. Thanks to Jeff at Corner Music in Nashville who fixed my guitar pick-up for free when it conked out on the first night of the tour. Thanks to the presenters who took a chance on me in a new market. All my paintings sold out, so I’m looking forward to making more.


I’m writing now from Assembly Inn in Montreat, NC where I’m attending the Southeast Regional Folk Alliance Conference for the next few days. I’m taking in the widsom of the community members, breathing in the mountain air, and playing a few showcases for the delegates. Sure is a nice way to wrap up the tour.

My southeast USA tour starts on May 2 in Bowling Green, Kentucky, then winds its way through Tennessee, and a fair stretch of North Carolina, ending in picturesque Montreat at the Southeast Regional Folk Alliance conference.

southeast us may 2016

If you know anyone in that part of the USA, spread the word! I’m playing cool listening rooms and outdoor stages and house concerts and cafes.

Follow along with the full list of dates here.

Home is where the paintbox is

April 11, 2016

April snowstorms and time off the road bring out the canvases and paint. The panorama photo I put up in the last post is now a 8″ x 24″ painting! I’m working on lots of new mini-paintings too, in preparation for the next tour, which starts in May in the southeast United States. Check out […]

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Learn to play “Not So Silent”

March 27, 2016

I’m back from BC, and when I close my eyes, I can still see the mirrored surface of Upper Arrow Lake. I  smell pine trees when I wake up. When things are hazy, I remember the fog in the mountains. Thanks to the sweet audiences and hosts. It was a pleasure to meet you all. […]

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Pacific Standard Time

March 1, 2016

I’m heading west to British Columbia this week for a string of shows that stretch from Vancouver Island all the way to the Kootenays. If you have loved ones out that way, let them know I’ll be passing through with songs and stories. While I’m off dodging toll roads and studying ferry schedules, please enjoy […]

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Bound for Owen Sound

February 21, 2016

The concert originally scheduled for December in Owen Sound is being presented by Mossy Gatherings on February 26 at The Ginger Press Bookshop. Local musician Jon Farmer will be opening the show. Let us know that you’re coming by replying on Facebook. I hear that the Savour Owen Sound food festival will be on at […]

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