Biscuits, hush puppies and strawberries in May. I’m heading down to North Carolina for the first time in two years. Looking forward to playing in Asheville, Wilmington, and Greensboro. May I be reminded of the roll of the mountains, the sound of waterfalls, the sight of the colour green.

Let’s meet in the BBQ queue. Summer’s in the rearview.

What a trip!

April 17, 2018

Spring touring in Canada meant snowstorms in Wells, BC, in Saint John, NB, in Dartmouth, NS, and now as I catch up at home in Toronto.

Snow outside the Sunset Theatre in Wells, BC

It was a whirlwind five week trip that began in Florida, followed by tours in British Columbia and the east coast, with a cross-country train ride in the middle. Thanks to everyone who hosted me and fed me, and the audiences who came out to the shows. Special thanks to VIA Rail for having me on The Canadian and The Ocean as the on board musician from Vancouver to Halifax. What a way to see the country!

Singing in the activity car on The Canadian

I’ll be back on the road at the end of the month with shows in southwest Ontario and the midwest USA, followed by some dates in North Carolina in May. Hope to see you and some spring weather!

South, West, East

March 9, 2018

Touring in Florida in March has been one of the smarter routing decisions that I’ve made in my music career, and I’m looking forward to returning to the southern state this month. I’ve got a week of shows in Florida before flying out to British Columbia and then taking the train across Canada all the […]

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Kansas City, here I come

February 13, 2018

I’m packing up for my first trip to Kansas City. I leave tomorrow for the Folk Alliance International conference, where I’ll be showcasing and spreading around these little snapshots of Canada. See you on the other side!

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The calm before the (snow)storm

February 1, 2018

January was a quiet month. I’m getting quite good at this winter hibernation thing. It’s all fleece pants and stove top cooking on multiple burners and adequate amounts of sleep. And writing. And connecting. And constructing. Although I’ll admit I do miss the hurry and fury of the road. I head out on tour again […]

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How the stems rose from the ashes

January 1, 2018

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.

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