Edmonton Folk Festival – Saturday, Aug. 7, 2010

By Saturday, I was already feeling a bit worn down after 3 fairly late nights of music, but this was the day when the “real” festival felt like it began for me, with a multitude of workshop options to enjoy. … Continue reading

Edmonton Folk Festival – Friday, Aug. 6, 2010

At Winnipeg Folk Festival, Friday is a full day, with workshops all day, and then a main stage at night. In Edmonton, being a city festival as opposed to a camping affair, they let everybody go to work on Friday … Continue reading

Edmonton Folk Festival – Wednesday, Aug. 4, 2010

This year’s Edmonton Folk Music Festival kicked off at Gallagher Park with a special Wednesday night fundraiser concert, featuring Bobby Blue Bland and Van Morrison. The Wednesday night show is becoming more common at festivals, it seems. Winnipeg this year … Continue reading

Kasey & Shane, live in Fargo

Wow, what a show. Kasey Chambers & Shane Nicholson, along with Bill Chambers, live in Fargo, North Dakota, June 18, 2009. Absolutely incredible. Bet you wish you were there. Well, through the magic of bootlegging technology, you can be. Download … Continue reading

Justin Townes Earle, live in Fargo

Justin Townes Earle, opening for Kasey Chambers & Shane Nicholson, live in Fargo, North Dakota, June 18, 2009. Download the audio of the entire show. Or, watch this clip on youtube: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L9Uxis9CxEY … Continue reading

Live Leeroy Stagger

Hopefully you know how great Leeroy Stagger is by now. The good-hearted faithful got an up-close and personal idea just how great he is at The Studome on Saturday June 13, when we saw an amazing, intimate house concert. We’ve … Continue reading

Guy Clark – Live in Winnipeg, April 5, 2009

When one of the greatest songwriters of all time comes to town for a rare appearance, you know I’m going to be there front and centre, and since I’ve got a bad memory and he may not ever come back, … Continue reading

Martin Sexton – Live in Winnipeg

Were you at the Martin Sexton concert last week? Whether you were or not, you may be interested in revisiting what you saw or missed. Lucky for you, I had my recorder handy: http://www.tellthebandtogohome.com/MartinSexton.zip … Continue reading