Thursday, June 16th
Thursday Night Concert Series
The Brampton Folk Club will be performing at this popular concert series from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. We’ll be one of 6 BFC artists playing at this free concert. Our set will start around 8:20 p.m.
Gage Park is located at the southwest corner Main and Wellington, in downtown Brampton. Bring a lawn chair and enjoy a great free concert by the Brampton Folk Club! bramptonfolk.ca/upcoming_events/TNC_GagePark.html
July 23rd to August 1st
New Brunswick “Music and Friends” Tour
Keith and I will be returning to our native province of New Brunswick this summer, to play a few shows and see the family.
Here are all the concert details…
Saturday, July 23rd
Dooryard Arts Festival
Picaroons Main Stage, 120 King St.
Woodstock, New Brunswick
We are delighted to be opening our tour at this innovative festival that celebrates music and visual arts. We have the honour of kicking off the Saturday Main Stage concert with a 45 to 50 minute set starting at 8:30 p.m., before we turn things over to the Hupman Brothers Band and the Downtown Blues Band. Many thanks to Picaroons for sponsoring the Main Stage!
Tickets to this Rain or Shine event are $20 advance and $25 at the gate. The Dooryard Arts Festival is at 120 King St. in downtown Woodstock. For more information including directions please visit http://www.dooryardfestival.com/.
Sunday, July 24th
Entertainment on the Pavilion
Town Square Pavilion
Hampton, New Brunswick
For the last two years the Town of Hampton has held free concerts at their brand new Town Square Pavilion every Sunday during the summer months. This year they will be expanding the scope of these events to include vendors and an opening act. Keith and I will do a 30 minute set starting at 5:15 p.m. before Steve Lyons hits the stage at 6:00 pm. Come early to check out the market!
For more information about the entire concert series, please visit http://www.townofhampton.ca/residents/LeisureServices/sunday-mini-fests-entertainment-on-the-pavilion/
Tuesday, July 26th
New Brunswick Talent Showcase
Market Square Boardwalk Stage
Saint John, New Brunswick
This popular spot is busy all summer, with free events pretty well every night of the week. On Tuesdays, they showcase New Brunswick talent, but have graciously allowed us to play our songs about New Brunswick on July 26th, starting around 8 p.m.
Details of this free event are still being finalized, and will be posted at http://marketsquaresj.com/event/new-brunswick-talent-showcase-5/. Stay tuned!
Friday July 29th to Sunday July 31st
(Exact Times To Be Announced)
Tay Creek Folk Festival
Tay Ridge Farm, 3888 Rte 620
Tay Creek, New Brunswick
We are very excited to be returning to this charming folk festival held on Tay Ridge Farm, a little north of Fredericton on Route 620. The festival has been expanded this year to span two weekends, we’ll be there the weekend of July 29th to 31st. On Saturday July 30th we’ll be leading a jam session in the morning, before hitting the main stage at 5 p.m. for a 1 hour set. We will also be around on the Friday and Sunday to participate in workshops, songwriting circles and other jam sessions. Think of it as a kitchen party in a barn!
All-inclusive tickets for the entire festival are available, as are separate day passes. For more information on tickets, line-up, schedule and directions please visit their website at http://www.taycreekfestival.ca/.
Monday, August 1st
New Brunswick Day/Moncton’s 250th Anniversary
Moncton, New Brunswick
It’s Moncton’s Sesqui-bicentennial, and they’re celebrating with a multi-day festival! People from all over North America (and beyond) will be joining reunions of Moncton’s 8 founding families, cumulating in a gigantic old fashioned family picnic/BBQ on New Brunswick Day. Keith and I will be doing a long opening set starting at 1 p.m. before handing things over to local roots headliner Jared Lutes. I can’t think of a better way of finishing this year’s tour than celebrating Moncton’s 250th birthday on New Brunswick Day!
Details about the entire week’s activities can be found at http://monctonpermanentsettlers1766.ca/, or you can contact event organizer Robyn Greene at firstname.lastname@example.org or (506) 962-1766.
Then it’s right back to Brampton…
Saturday, August 13th
Brampton Farmers’ Market
Enjoy great free music while picking up some fresh fruit and vegetables at the Brampton Farmers’ Market! The Brampton Folk Club will be playing all morning from 10 a.m. to 12 noon, with 4 artists featured. We’ll be playing a 25 minute set starting at 10:30 a.m.
The Brampton’s Farmer Market is located in downtown Brampton, at the corner of Main and Queen. bramptonfolk.ca/upcoming_events/farmers_market.html