So many hours in the van, but you know what? This tour is killer. It started off with the van tetrissing in Toronto which looked like this:
Then we hit the highway to Northern Lights Festival Boreal where in between swimming and running into great musician friends like Lemon Bucket Orchestra & Red Moon Road, and watching sets by Bruce Cockburn, we played two closing night sets, did a workshop and played on the family stage. Some of that looked like this:
Then we did a huge amount of driving to Thunder Bay, then to Winnipeg where we had our highlight show of tour so far with Slow Spirit and Sapphire Empire at The Purple Room, but first filmed for Shaw TV and interviewed with the folks at UMFM. By the way, have you ever turned up to a gig where you and the guitarist from the other band had the exact same guitar, but in the colour of each others clothing? It happened to Gabriela & I!, see?)
After a surprisingly sweet show (and food and drink) in Saskatoon at Woods Ale House, we played Edmonton at Jeffrey’s then ended up in Calgary during the stampede playing one of my favourite musical shows of tour so far at Wine-Ohs.
SO, we’re off to Red Deer, Alberta in a few minutes where we’ll play at the International Beer Haus with Twisted Lobby from 9pm til late. A bit of press from Red Deer in anticipation of our show: Red Deer Express (also had the cover of the Advocate!)
Tomorrow: Revelstoke, BC, then Kelowna and Kamloops.