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Shows Archive 2010

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Thursday December 30, 2010
Trees Organic Coffee House Vancouver, BC

On the bill with Glenn Chatten and Harriet Frost. 8PM to 10PM. No cover. 450 Granville St.

Friday November 26, 2010
World AIDS Day Benefit Vancouver, BC

Playing in the Pit Pub at 9PM. A 45-minute set with Marq DeSouza on drums, Rob Fillo on bass. Knobs turned to 11. $12 adv. $15 at the door. Then we take it down for an acoustic set in The Gallery, also in the Student Union Bldg. At midnight for an hour long 'in the round' set.

Thursday November 25, 2010
The Yale Hotel Vancouver, BC

Pay-what-you-can at this fundraiser at the venerable Yale Hotel on Granville St. 7PM to 11PM. The line-up includes: Lindsay May, Karen Larson, Don Alder, Taylor Harp, Ross Fairbairn, Angie Inglis, and Vicky Sjohall. I'm doing a half hour set (with a full band)starting at 10PM. Hosted by Yvonne McSkimming. The place was packed when we did a similar night in September.

Sunday Nov. 7, 2010
CKCU Ottawa, Ontario

Live on-air interview with D.D. Rocker on her weekly show, "Rocking The Blues From Canada". 11PM PST.

Wednesday October 26, 2010
The Morning After Show on CITR Radio Vancouver, BC

Hosted by Oswaldo Perez, CITR is UBC's radio station. I'll be on playing a couple of songs live in-studio, and chatting. 11:30AM (PST).

Thursday October 21, 2010
The Sylvia Hotel Vancouver, BC

Playing two sets in this historic venue overlooking English Bay. Backed up by Ev on vocals and percussion. A lounge gig. More covers than usual. Keeping it mellow(ish). 8PM to 10PM. No cover.

Wednesday October 20, 2010
The Princeton Pub Vancouver, BC

Sharing the night with Cory Hawthorne. With EV on vocals and percussion. A classic pub on Vancouver's East Side. 8:30PM. No cover.

October 12, 2010
Backstage Lounge Vancouver, BC

On the bill with A Fish Called Piranha. It's their CD Release Party. They just had a song added to Sirius Radio called "Rome". $10 at the door. 9:30PM. I'm on third (with Ev backing me up), so it's a late one.

October 7, 2010
The Main Vancouver, BC

Double bill with Cameron Scott Fraser (formerly with "Bella"). Ev is joining me for my set. Music starts at 10PM. Funky Greek restaurant. Good bar selection. You can get noisy and I won't mind at this one. No cover. But we're passing a tip jar. Relentlessly.

October 6, 2010
CJSF Radio Burnaby, BC

I'll be on a show called "Endeavors" on SFU's radio station. Hosted by Dan McPeake. An interview and a couple of songs. 5:30PM PST. 90.1FM and streaming live around the world. Scary thought.

October 5, 2010
The Rowing Club Vancouver, BC

One of four singer/songwriters 'in the round'. Part of Yvonne McSkimming's "Just Singing Around" series. Contact for tickets. They say it sells out!

October 2, 2010
Cottage Bistro Vancouver, BC

On the bill with EV. A funky bar located at 4470 Main St. Friendly place, good menu. Saturday night fever. Ready to rock. Dewey on drums. Playing some back up on EV's tunes, then playing my own set as well.

September 21, 2010
Bluebird North Vancouver, BC

Shari Ulrich is the host. Four singer/songwriters 'in the round'including: Nat Jay, Ron Irving, Michael Vincent, and me. At the Yaletown Roundhouse Community Centre. 7PM. $12 admission ($10 for SAC members) at the door.

September 16, 2010
The Yale Hotel Vancouver, BC

From the organizers: "End of Summer Jam At The Yale slated for September 16. It will be a pay what you can show and will feature performers such as Don Alder, Beverley Elliott, Mark James Fortin, John Pippus, Melanie Dekker, Lindsay May and many more. Doors will open at 6pm and we will have snacks, prizes and treats for all those that join us. This showcase will be supporting all the charities we are currently working with and will feature some of Vancouver's finest songwriters. We promise it will be a fun filled night with many surprises and oodles of incredible music until the Yale closes at 1:30am."

August 19, 2010
The Railway Club Vancouver, BC

Padma's CD Release Party. Documentary film at 7PM (Fierce Light) in the back room. Music starts at 8.30PM with Dve Kytary (Classical/folk guitar duo), followed by Zenith D Wonderpants, Padma, and then I close off the night. I'm playing a 30-minute set at around 10:30PM. $8 at the door.

July 15 - 28, 2010
The Winnipeg Fringe Festival Winnipeg, Manitoba

Bringing my one-man musical memoir "Oh Winnipeg!" to the city that it's named for. At the Colin Jackson Studio Theatre (Venue 17) on Portage Ave. Advance tickets available starting June 21st at the Fringe website.

July 15, 2010
Old Market Square Stage Winnipeg, Manitoba

Playing my songs, solo acoustic, on the main stage at the Wpg Fringe Fest. A 45 minute set starting at 6:45pm.?p?

July 6, 2010
Trees in Yaletown Vancouver, BC

A Tuesday night in Yaletown. 7:30PM start. Small coffee house on Richards St. Playing a 45-minute set. By donation. This is the Yaletown Trees, NOT the mothership on Granville St.

June 24 -27, 2010
Vancouver Island Music Conference Courtenay, BC

Invited to perform a showcase set at this three-day event that features music industry heavyweights, top talent, and workshops for delegates on various aspects of being successful in the music biz. Ivan Boudreau is going to back me up on vocals and bass. I'll be playing at The Whistle Stop Pub at 5:30PM on Friday, June 25th.

June 23, 2010
The Backstage Lounge Vancouver, BC

Triple billed with Watasun and Neal Ryan. And not coincidentally they comprise my crackerjack back up band. Music starts at 10PM. $8 cover. Playing the songs from my upcoming album, "Born A Genius".

June 20, 2010
Car Free Day Festival Vancouver, BC

Playing at the corner of Denman and Comox Streets. A half hour set at this outdoor festival. I'm on at 12:30PM.

May 21, 2010
Lime Vancouver, BC

Playing a 45 minute set. With Neal Ryan backing me up. 9PM. No cover. Good stage and P.A. Japanese restaurant too if you're hungry.

April 22, 2010
Backstage Lounge Granville Island, Vancouver, BC

Sharing the bill with Laugh Rebel, a bluesy, K.T. Tunstall-kind of band from Ontario. I'll be joined by Adam Bailie and Reid Hendry (Watasun) on percussion/bass/steel pan/vocals, and Neal Ryan on lead guitar/vocals. Playing song from my upcoming CD, "Born A Genius". 10PM $10 cover.

April 15, 2010
The Sylvia Hotel Vancouver, BC

Playing two 40-minute sets at this historic venue located on Vancouver's English Bay. 8pm to 10pm. No cover.

March 26, 2010
Trees Organic Coffee House Vancouver, BC

I book this location. Sometimes I book myself. Three acts every Thursday and Friday night. Coming up to four years in May. I'm on the bill with Natalie Edward and Patrick Spencer. He might be with his band, "Case Closed".

February 17, 2010
The Vogue Theatre Vancouver, BC

How cool is this? I'm playing with my band at this huge, historic soft-seater on Granville St. during the Olympics. Here's the format: We play a 45 minute set, starting at 4PM, then the first period of the Men's Preliminary Round hockey game will be projected on a 40-foot HD TV. Then we play a couple of songs between periods. After the game, we finish up with a 30-minute set. Can't wait to play this amazing venue! Tickets are $25 (with $5 going to Haiti Relief Fund).

February 4, 2010
Trees Organic Coffee House Vancouver, BC

On the bill with Rob Cater and Bucky Coe. 8PM. By Donation.

January 21, 2010
The Sylvia Hotel. Vancouver, BC

Playing two 40-minute sets at this historic venue located on Vancouver's English Bay. 8pm to 10pm. No cover. With Pat Covernton on keyboards and Kim Lorene on BG vocals.

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