Happy new year! If this is a time of rebirth for you, of resetting, of reflecting, of turning over, here’s a song to roll you through:

I hope to make more music with such excellent players as these in 2018.

Slow down

December 13, 2017

It’s been snowing in Toronto for two days and the temperature is dropping. It’s time to slow down those highway speeds, slow down those molecules. I’m writing more and travelling less at this time of year.

In the spirit of slowness, here’s a laid-back, solo acoustic version of Love in a Moving Van, recorded live at the Northeast Regional Folk Alliance conference in November by Your Heaven Audio.


Fall tour wrap up

November 28, 2017

The fall Forest Fire tour came to an end on Friday night, with an intimate show in a beautiful space. Thanks to Chris White for taking this photo from the back of the room at allsaints Event Space: It was the perfect ending to a hectic tour full of long solo drives and tight flight […]

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Looking forward (and back) to Ottawa

November 8, 2017

Tickets are on sale now for my Ottawa CD release concert at allsaints Event Space. Ottawa Life previewed the show with a feature and in-depth interview in the latest issue. I talk about working at Rasputin’s Folk Cafe, buying my first acoustic guitar at the Ottawa Folklore Centre, skating on the canal, and running around […]

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Folk Radio UK Review

November 3, 2017

Thanks to Mike Davies at Folk Radio UK for this thoughtful review of Forest Fire. Click through to read the full review…

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October 22, 2017

Hiya from Iowa. I’m here showcasing at Folk Alliance Region Midwest where brunch conversations are thought-provoking and songs are unapologetically political. In the wake of the #metoo hashtag wildfire and the stories of survivors surfacing now, then, or never, I’m posting a reminder that my song Not So Silent is available as a free mp3 […]

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