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Birthdays and other important dates

Friday, September 8th, 2006

Yup. Now that we’re past Labour Day, it’s time for- you guessed it- my birthday party! I’m past being bitter about the old geezer comments and am now just happy to be (barely) alive. Come down to Vern’s Bar (822 8 Ave SW, a few […]

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First, The Great Bob, then Hollywood, then… oof. Where’s the money?

Wednesday, March 1st, 2006

To say that I’m excited about the prospect of opening for Bob Mould this coming Friday (the 3rd, @ Mac Hall Ballroom, UofC) is an understatement… it’s almost as exciting as the prospect of having David Usher open for us next Tuesday (Mar. 7) in […]

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Like DeGrassi all over again

Wednesday, January 11th, 2006

Those of you in the Cowtown/E-Town axis may have gotten a slice of the mini-media blitz last week when “Falcon Beach” aired, w/ one of my tunes in the episode. I just kinda thought it was amusing to have my music included in what is […]

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They Came West, or: How many records can one man make?

Tuesday, January 10th, 2006

Well. As we forge into ’06, holler-daze behind us, things get stupid busy, and quick. The Rheostatics have commenced their residency at the High Performance Rodeo, with Friday the 13th of January being their Guest Vocalist Night. A pile of locals will do vocals w/ […]

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Happy New Year – Big Secret/watch yr Demeanor (and the TV)

Wednesday, January 4th, 2006

Happy New Year, everyone. Hope the holidays were good and peaceful, and that ’06 is the same. Once you’ve finished watching “Falcon Beach” tomorrow nite, come on down to Karma, where my very special guest will be Kris Demeanor, back in town for a holiday […]

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Mr. Stewart and the rest of the Good Karma

Wednesday, December 21st, 2005

This is what my pal Joel Stewart has to say about the songwriter’s showcase this Thursday the 22nd- “Hey Folks… Just a note to let you know that I will be spreading my unique brand of holiday despair at the Karma Local Arts House on […]

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Hollywood(ish) North, and then some

Wednesday, December 14th, 2005

Well, it worked for Death Cab For Cutie, so why not me? Nope, I’m not gonna be on the O.C., but you’ll be able to hear “I Think I See The Light” off my last record on Global’s sure-to-smash O.C.(stands for O Canada)sun/sand/cleavage/cheekbones “drama”, “Falcon […]

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2xAustin: Greybeards and Hipsters, unite!

Tuesday, November 29th, 2005

Looks like we’re heading back to Texas- the International Folk Alliance is having their annual conference (I fondly refer to it as “the Folk Nazi Convention”)in Austin this year, and I’m gonna be part of the “Beaver Suite” showcase. Also, the Brass Tax and I […]

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The Lads, The Tired, The Bears

Tuesday, November 22nd, 2005

Here’s the poster for our rock show w/ the Summerlad and others, Dec.2 @ Weeds Cafe… All-ages, so bring yer grandparents, parents, uncles, aunts, cousins, sisters, brothers, kids, nieces, nephews, grandkids. Be just like the Christmas concert back in Morin Creek, w/out the goodie-bags at […]

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New Karma, Old friends

Monday, November 14th, 2005

Once more, with feeling… Well, I’m gonna try this Thursday night thing once again. The last time kinda fizzled out when extenuating circumstances beyond my control forced a premature end to the proceedings. Those of you who came to those nights back in the dog […]

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