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13 Dec

Goodbye, Old Paint

I’m thrilled to share the first in a series of videos on the Lomax Project. Here’s Tim O’Brien, Margaret Glaspy, Moira Smiley, Greg Garrison and I dusting off an old cowboy song. We’ll be playing on January 30th at the Celtic Connections Festival in Glasgow.


12 Nov

CO Shows This Week

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Just a quick note to say that I’ll be playing three locals shows in the next week. They’ll all be intimate acoustic concerts featuring brand new music and three amazing iterations of my quartet, two of them with one of my very favourite musicians in the world, Ron Miles. Check tour dates for details and tickets.


01 Oct

Sweet Reviews

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Big ups to two of my favourite publications for their stellar reviews of my new album, The Other Side of the Air. Check them out at No Depression and Exclaim Magazine.


20 Sep

The Banjo’s African Roots

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Here’s a cool two minute video on the banjo’s West African roots and my travels in Mali. Thanks to the folks at Voice of America for putting this together.


04 Sep

Ontario Shows This Week

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Feeling refreshed after a fews weeks off the road. The late-summer harvest has had me cooking up a storm and I’ve otherwise been spending time with my three-year-old daughter and sitting on the porch learning to play the tenor guitar. Off to Toronto now to play a grand show at the Music Gallery on Friday with Rob Mosher (woodwinds), Kevin Turcotte (trumpet), Andrew Downing (cello), Joe Phillips (bass), Nick Fraser (drums), Aline Homzy (violin), Jessica Deutsch (violin), Kathleen Kajioka (viola) and special guest Miranda Mullholland (voice) from the Great Lake Swimmers. Then over to the Guelph Jazz Festival on Saturday for a quintet set plus an intimate duo performance with Joe Phillips (bass) at 2am as part the festival’s Nuit Blanche program.