Singer-Songwriter Tony Turner


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

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Previous events


Happy Birthday Pete Seeger - 100 years old

Vancouver Island Musicfest, 4825 Headquarters Rd, Courteney

I will be hosting and playing a workshop on the Grieson Stage to celebrate the songs and life of Pete Seeger. Joining me with be Cathy Fink & Marcy Marxer, Helen Austin, Luke Wallace and James Hill & Anne Janelle. Expect lots of audience participation.


Tony Turner

Norway House, 1110 Hillside Ave, Victoria

I am thrilled to be the featured performer at the Victoria Folk Music Society's weekly coffee house. Joining me will be Arlene Carson on accordion and supporting vocals. As per decades of tradition the 7:30 Open stage will be followed by the feature slot that will start at 9 pm. Admission is a mere $7.00 for folks over 16 and free for all others, including VFMS members.

For Pete's Sake! - A Tribute to Pete Seeger

Comox United Church, 250 Beach Dr, Comox BC

A fundraiser tribute concert remembering 100 years of Pete Seeger with performances by Doug Cox, Helen Austin, Bruce and Judy Wing, Tony Turner and more. A share of proceeds supports Project Watershed.

Spirit of Tony Turner Award concert

Westboro Masonic Hall, 430 Churchill Ave. N, Ottawa

I am honoured to play alongside previous recipients Greg Kelly and Pat Moore as well as help present the next award for service to the Ottawa folk music community. Award creator Chris White will be the evening's dynamic host.

Pete Seeger Tribute Concert

Unitarian Hall , 595 Townsite Rd., Nanaimo BC

A tribute to the late Pete Seeger in celebration of the 99th birthday. Performers include Bob Bossin, The Konsorados, Tony Turner, Leah Hokanson, and Jim & Joe Spinelli. Tickets are $25 and available at Fascinating Rhythm and Arbutus Music, and any left will be sold at the door.

Rise Up Singing - Voices Together

First Unitarian Congregation of Ottawa, 30 Cleary, Ottawa

I'll be sharing the stage with Annie Patterson and Peter Blood, creators of the Rise Up Singing and Rise Again folk songbooks. Guests Ian Robb and The Chalice Choir. Featuring Pete Seeger songs and other tunes from the two songbooks. Net proceeds benefit the work of the Odawa Native Friendship Centre. Tickets are $25. Google "Rise Up Sing Voices Together Ottawa" to reach the Eventbrite page for tickets.


Tony Turner

St. Andrews United Church, 311 Fitzwilliam St., Nanaimo BC

Opus of Hope benefit concert for Syrian Refugee Families. A number of local musicians will share their talents to raise money to unite Syrian families. Tickets: $20 adults and $10 students and children. Tickets can be purchased from Colleen Connor at (250) 734-1281 or Tickets also available at The Buzz Coffee House.


Tony Turner Trio

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

Seats must be reserved in advance by contacting Chris Corcoran at or 506-1586.

Tony's last house concert in Quebec before moving to the west coast. The exquisite harmonies and playing of Ann Downey on upright bass and Juno-nominated Anna Ludlow on fiddle will accompany Tony. Seating is limited.

$20 suggested donation. Part of proceeds to support La Maison des Collines.


Tony Turner & Shirt Tearing Boys

Irene's Pub, 885 Bank St., Ottawa

My final show in Ottawa promises to be a big party. The Tony Turner Trio will play a set followed by the danceable tunes of Shirt Tearing Boys. Come by and hello (& so long).


Tony Turner

RA Centre (Clarke Room), 2451 Riverside Drive, Ottawa

The 8th annual Gil's Hootenanny - sing along songs of protest and hope. Aside from co-hosting with Karen Flanagan-McCarthy, I will be playing a few songs. Featured performers are Moonfruits, Mark Evenchick, The Elizabeth Riley band and the winner of this year's singalongable songwriting contest. $10 admission in advance at Metro Music and Octopus Books or at the door.