I've teamed up with Lora Jol to bring you a stripped-down version of that heartbreak-heavy Christmas classic with a beat you can dance to ... Last Christmas.
I have a whole pile of live shows coming up in November here in Edmonton and I would love to see you in person at one of them!
Here are the places you can come see me this month and some insight into which one might be the best pick for you.
The best news? All of these are FREE (tips, of course, are encouraged).
I played Empress Ale House for the first time on October 13 and it went so well that I hope it won't be my last.
This little neighbourhood pub is oozing with charm and short on pretense. It really feels like a "come one, come all - just as you are" kind of place. There were young people and old people. There was an 83 year old country crooner (side note - eccentric old men are turning into my favourite audience members). He would be talking to me between sets and then break off into song mid sentence, watching for my recognition of his country classics. I need to brush up on my country classics.
After a few shows in September, I’m taking on a more manageable pace on the way to Halloween (and before things get real hairy in November!) I’ve got just one show this month here in Edmonton, so I’ll be throwing all my musical eggs into that sweet Empress Ale House basket. Or keg? Get ready.
Ah … rejection letters. I imagine every artist will read these terrible few words one day in their career; “we regret to inform you …”
I got a matching set of rejection letters last week.
I applied for two grants to record an album this year and just found out I received neither the city grant or the provincial grant. I felt my application was strong. My demos were killer. My plan was solid. I was ready. But still …