Singer-Songwriter Tony Turner

 

Tony Turner’s articulate songs channel the ties that bind and the mood of the times.

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Tony Turner Trio

Duncan Showroom, 131 Station St., Duncan

I am excited to play this first length show featuring my trio. We've been working up many of the songs that will be featured on my upcoming recording due out later this year. Expect lyric driven stories anchored in the folk/roots tradition, with touches of blues and pop. Several songs often have a twist of humour. If you've attended one of my shows, you know what I mean. I'll be on acoustic guitar, harmonica and lead vocals, Arlene Carson on piano, accordion & supporting vocals and Joe Spinelli on upright bass. Tickets are $20. Tickets can be reserved in advance using the instructions on the GET TICKETS link below. I hope you are able to spend a few Sunday afternoon hours watching live music or spend more time in Duncan. There are many lovely independent shops and restaurants in the downtown area.

$20

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TreeHouse Concerts, 32 ch. du Pic-Bois, Masham, QC

I'll be taking time out from recording new material in nearby Chelsea to perform a Treehouse Concert, hosted by Chris and Peter. I'll be sharing songs and stories in the relaxed coziness of their lovely home nestled in woods in the Gatineau Hills. Tickets are $20 with light refreshments included. To reserve your spot, please email Chris at cchriscorcoran@gmail.com.

Tony Turner Trio & The Co-conspirators

The Vault, 499 Wallace St, Nanaimo

This is a shared show featuring the Tony Turner Trio and the Co-conspiritors. While anchored in the roots tradition, the trio’s repertoire has touches of blues and pop and the songs often have a twist of humour. The Co-Conspirators is a Hemmingford, QC based duo playing folk/singer-songwriter music with elements of country, rock, blues, gospel, bluegrass, spiritual, and general roots music. Ticket are only $15 and available at the door.

Evenchick & Hucul / Tony Turner double bill

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Westboro Masonic Hall, 430 Churchill Ave, Ottawa

I will be returning to Ottawa to share this annual concert with the wonderful Evenchik & Hucal. I will also be presenting Mark & Heather Evenchick with the 2023 Spirit of Tony Turner award. The annual "SofTTie" award recognizes individuals who work tirelessly behind the scenes to keep the folk music community in Ottawa strong and vibrant. Visit the Spirit of Rasputins website http://rasputins.org/ for more details and tickets

$25

Tony Turner Trio

Agi Hall, 465 South Rd., Gabriola Island

The Tony Turner Trio are featured at this month's edition of the Coffeehouse on Gabriola (CoG). Joining Tony on stage are Arlene Carson (accordion, piano and vocals) and Joe Spinelli on upright bass. Admission of $10 at the door. Note: the start time listed is for the trio's feature performance. A jam session begins at 6:30 pm followed by an open stage at 7 pm and then the feature performance at 9 pm.

The Peripheral Visionairies

Norway House, 1110 Hillside Ave, Victoria

The Peripheral Visionaries perform nearly forgotten but timeless country and swing tunes from the 1920’s through to the '60s. This 4-piece band includes Tony Turner on guitar, Mike Sadava on mandolin & lap steel, Arlene Carson on accordion & piano and Tony Di Gregorio on upright bass. Featuring impeccable three-part harmonies, this Vancouver Island quartet make something new out of tunes you forgot were classics. Sundays at the Victoria Folk Music Society start with a jam session at 6:30 pm followed by an open mic at 7:30 pm, an intermission at 8:45 and then the band as the featured act starting at 9 pm. Admission is only $8. Hope to see our Victoria friends this Sunday!

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Redbird Live, 1165 Bank St., Ottawa

This afternoon show was just added to my Ottawa stay. It will be pay what you can show with a suggested ticket price of $15. Young guitar wiz Sid Ameen will open the show. Chris White will mc.

Tony Turner & Friends

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Westboro Masonic Hall, 430 Churchill Avenue, Ottawa ON

I am returning to my home town to perform for his Ottawa friends. Joining me onstage will be ANN DOWNEY on bass and background vocals along with SJEF FRENKEN, CARMEL WHITTLE and ARTHUR McGREGOR.

Sjef, Carmel and Arthur will also be honoured as recipients of the Spirit of Tony Turner Award for 2020, 2021 and 2022 — recognition of the service each has given to the Ottawa-area folk music community.

$25 + fees

The Peripheral Visionaries

The Barn , 4910 West Saanich Road, Saanich, BC

The Peripheral Visionaries play an eclectic mix of standards, country swing, and jazzy tunes from the 1920's to the 60's, and some originals thrown in just for fun. Tony Turner on guitar, Mike Sadava on mando and lap steel, Arlene (AJ) Carson on piano and accordion, and Tony DiGregorio on standup bass. Plus awesome 3-part harmonies! Attendance is by donation (suggested $20) or any amount suits your pocketbook.

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Hope Lutheran , 2174 Departure Bay Road, Nanaimo

I am happy to be the featured performer kicking off the first post-lockdown season of the Nanaimo Folk Connection. This time I get to play in a trio format with Arlene Carson on accordion, piano & supporting vocals and Joe Spinelli on upright bass. The evening starts with an open mic segment, a refreshment break and then I hit the stage at about 8:15 pm . Only $5 to get in (pay at the door). There is ample parking on site.

Crop Circle Concert & Fundraiser

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The Cline Farm, 2090 Skaha Rd., Nanaimo

Crop Circle is a new annual summertime celebration of music, arts, culture, inclusion and local food, hosted on a historic Nanaimo farm. This year the event is launching with two talent-packed concerts on Saturday, August 6th.

There will be 10 concerts running from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m.

Crop Circle is co-presented by Growing Opportunities Farm Community Cooperative and the Nanaimo Association for Community Living. Join us on the Cline Agri-Health Centre Farm for this special concert series and learn more about our programs that provide skills training and work experience for people with barriers to employment, and nutritious food for people who need it.

$38.15

Tony Turner

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39 Days of July, downtown Duncan

The 39 Days of July festival celebrates diverse local / Canadian and international music scenes, to give the opportunity to meet our neighbours, share a common experience and hopefully be able to now greet each other with a friendly smile on any future happen chance connections. There will be music every day from noon until dusk. You gotta be there....

Tony Turner

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39 Days of July, downtown Duncan

The 39 Days of July festival celebrates diverse local / Canadian and international music scenes, to give the opportunity to meet our neighbours, share a common experience and hopefully be able to now greet each other with a friendly smile on any future happen chance connections. There will be music every day from noon until dusk. You gotta be there....

Tony Turner

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Cedar Hall, 2388 Cedar Rd., Nanaimo RD

Come and celebrate the 100th anniversary of Cedar Community Hall, running form 11 a.m. until. 3 p.m. There will be heritage activities for all ages - local history, food, refreshments and, of course, live music all afternoon. Admission is free.