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....
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.
I am happy to be participating in the third annual Spirit of Tony Turner award (SofTTie) concert. Joining me on-stage will be two very talented local songwriters - Chris MacLean and Julie Corrigan.
The legendary Duncan Showroom has the best sound on Vancouver Island - a treat for the eyes and ears. Expect an evening of unique arrangements, rich harmonies and instrumentation of swing, jazz, blues, folk & country influenced tunes mixed with Tony originals. $18 adv / $20 door
The Peripheral Visionaries play nearly forgotten but timeless tunes mainly from the '30s, '40s and '50s in the country swing and roots genres including some of Tony originals. Admission is by a suggested $10 donation. Make a dinner reservation for a completely satisfying evening.
The debut of Vancouver's Island's newest trio featuring some of my tunes as well as surprising takes on old gems from the 1930's to 60's. Singer-songwriter and excellent guitarist Shawna Caspi open the show. You gotta be there for the big launch. Tickets online through Eventbrite: https://pvcaspi-nanaimo.eventbrite.ca or in-person at Fascinating Rhythm (51 Commercial St.) and Arbutus Music (6324 Metral Dr.)
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.
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.
Along with Sue Averill, I'll be playing tunes for this free public coffee house event.
A fundraiser concert supporting two Nanaimo refugee programs. Featured performers are Mark Hellman, Sue Averill, Jim & Joe Spinelli, Penny Sidor and Tony Turner.