Leavin’ Alberta

September 27, 2015

I’m heading to the airport soon, flying back home after this Alberta tour. The last time I was in the province, I was riding trains and Greyhound buses. This time, I rented a car and saw more of Alberta than I ever had before. From the badlands to the canyons in dinosaur country, to prairie fields, to downtown Calgary, to the mountains in Banff and Lake Louise. I met some wonderful people along the way, all working to bring art and music and food and a social conscience to their communities.


Next up is the Folk Music Ontario conference in Toronto in October. Four days packed with workshops, showcases, panels, and jams – the annual Folk Family Reunion.

Where two lakes meet

September 7, 2015

The start of September brought perfect driving weather all the way along the 17 to where Huron and Superior meet. Another full house in Richards Landing, including many familiar faces from last year. Smoked fish. Wading in the water at Harmony Beach before playing a show in the Soo. Savouring the freshest food on the Weir family farm in McKellar, followed by a house concert at the Strawhouse Gallery, and a dip in Georgian Bay. Thanks, North Ontario. I wish I could have gone further, stayed longer.


I’m headed to Alberta later this month! There might be snow on the ground. I’ll be in Medicine Hat, Edmonton, Sherwood Park, Calgary, and Cochrane – for full details, check out the gigs page.

Songs from the Heart awards

August 7, 2015

The results of the Folk Music Ontario Songs from the Heart songwriting competition were announced yesterday and two of my songs received awards! Devil’s Rolling Pin was the winner in the “Humourous” category and Not So Silent was the winner in the “Political” category I’m so grateful for this recognition and want to give special […]

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Union Summer

July 30, 2015

I’ve been rolling in and out of Toronto’s Union Station quite a lot in the past few years. In that time, the station has been under construction, gradually reshaping the busy central transportation hub. A lot has changed at Union Station. This summer, there’s a vibrant market out front with an intriguing inventory of tasty […]

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Lovely Lockeport

July 14, 2015

I’m currently in Nova Scotia, stuffed with freshly-caught seafood and freshly-picked strawberries. This past weekend, I had the pleasure of performing at the Harmony Bazaar Festival of Women & Song in Lockeport. Highlights include: An inspiring songwriting workshop with Melissa Ferrick, an intimate acoustic set of songs and stories at the local library, and a […]

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New live videos

June 18, 2015

As I continue to write steadily into the summer solstice, here are few new live videos for you to check out in the meantime. This is my three-song official showcase set from the Southeast Regional Folk Alliance conference in May. Click “play” and it will feel just like you were there in the mountains of […]

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