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Gordon Lightfoot – Sundown

Sunday, February 7th, 2010

When I was a kid on the farm in Northern Saskatchewan, I didn’t know all that much about the outside world. My main sources of information were the CBC and 630 CHED (the top-40 AM station) out of Edmonton. CBC was the only television we […]

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Wagbeard – TNT

Monday, January 25th, 2010

(I wrote this last night, but due to tech trauma, was unable to post until this morning – good thing SOMEONE in this household knows a thing or 2 about a thing or 2) This past weekend, our campus/community radio station, CJSW, celebrated 25 years […]

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Vic Chesnutt – The Gravity of the Situation

Sunday, January 17th, 2010

For those of you who don’t know, when I am not playing shows or making records or screwing around on the Internet, I book bands at a club in Calgary called the Marquee Room. It is a small place, not very fancy, but with a […]

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The 2010 Covers Project

Sunday, January 10th, 2010

Happy 2010, all! It is amazing to me how fast the first decade of the millennium flew by. I don’t feel all that far removed from NYE 1999 when I watched the sunset on the 14th Street bridge over the Bow River, thinking that our […]

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Everyone loves a house party, or: my friends make awesome music

Friday, December 11th, 2009

This Sunday the 13th of December, I will be playing a house concert at Kate Gerritsen’s place – and she’s making spaghetti! Check the Facebook event for all pertinent deets. Then, on Saturday Dec 19, I will be playing with Rae Spoon and Ghostkeeper at […]

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Ryan and me – Skatch Blues

Thursday, November 26th, 2009

Ryan Boldt is the lead singer and principal songwriter in the acclaimed Saskatoon roots-rock outfit, The Deep Dark Woods: “Dark songs of betrayal, remorse and redemption, steeped in traditional American songwriting… hinting at influences from the Band to Gram Parsons… ” -Vue Weekly After a […]

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Ghosts, Cars and the 3rd World War

Friday, October 30th, 2009

Hey! Bring the whole family. Wholesome, all-ages entertainment…

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Old Reliables

Monday, October 19th, 2009

A couple shows to tell you about – Thursday, Oct 22 – The Marquee Room(2nd level of the Uptown – 612 8 Ave SW), with my pals Shuyler Jansen and Mark Davis. We will be playing in the round, workshop style. Doors at 9 PM, […]

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From my perch high above Little Italy

Thursday, June 25th, 2009

Wow. The time flies. Here I am in Toronto, in the midst of a whirlwind tour of S. Ontario. My NXNE showcase was last Friday at Mitzi’s Sister- a cool venue with a great burger on the menu. Felt good to be playing again, after […]

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T., me, and the CBC 3

Monday, May 11th, 2009

Shows in BC last week were a ton o’ fun- was good to see some old friends and make a few new ones… here’s a lil chat i had with my pal tariq, who was good enough to invite me down to Radio 3 HQ […]

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