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A passionate musician/singer/songwriter. born and raised in Vancouver BC  Canada.

I have spent many years working away on my songwriting. Pursuing the craft of putting together songs people will enjoy listening too, performed both by myself and other artists. My songs have been described as a blend of Rock, Folk Rock, Country Rock

and Americana. Mostly I just enjoy writing music and weaving together stories and tales I can tell, into those melodies that I will hopefully be able to share with some of you.

Thanks always for your interest and thank you as well for checking out my website.

Shows Booked & Shows Cancelled - Uncertain Times We Face 

As we all hunker down and isolate, we are discovering just how weird yet very essential it is during these times to understand, and adhere to the orders of health experts everywhere. All public gatherings are strictly taboo. This leaves performers and audiences of all kinds out of business. At least for the present time. Though I had some great shows booked to play, I was very fortunate to get in just under the wire with a half of them and then had to postpone the remainder. When I retuned home I was facing…

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2019 Was An Amazing Year & 2020 Is Shaping Up Huge 

Looking back on 2019 I'm really pleased with what I was able to get done artistically and accomoplish as a performing singer/songwriter:
I was very fortunate that the winds of creativity blew many great ideas into my head so I was able to write several new songs. The songs of course being the basis of all this. So every day I'm very thankfull that the juices are flowing strong....
I was also very fortunate in getting opportunities to play as many spots and shows as I did both locally and far reaching as the…

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New Album Project In the Works 

We've been working very hard since the end of the summer on a new album project right here in Vancouver. It's been 3 years since the last one and I have done lots of writing. The time was right to pick out some very strong songs from this ongoing pool of work and get to it on recording some of them. So far we have 6 songs well under way. You never can set a finish date on a project such as this 'cos to do it well you need to take your time. In addition to the recording, with the mixing and mastering it…

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Another Very Successful Group of Shows In Southern California 

Got away in October and played 5 shows down south in California. A standout was a benefit for desert Autism I played with my friend Marty Swiderski on Violin and my buddy Buz Blvd on percussion. It's always inspiring to get out of your town and perform your own songs in different spots. I think the making of new fans and friends is totally inspiring to a performing songwriter. Especially when it's done by moving around to play in new cities & towns.

 

Another Successful Run Of Shows In Southern California 

Another very successful tour of show dates in Southern California. Five shows in two and a half weeks. For me that was a good run and every show felt really good. I was able to showcase a handful of new songs along with many of the tried and true chestnuts. Out with me this time was percussionist Buz Keplinger and for one show my old friend and amazing violin player Marty Swiderski was able to join us.Temperatures were over 100 degrees F every day so most shows were indoors except for one we played in the…

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Summer Is Really Shaping Up 

Hi Everyone,

Well so far, summer is really taking off. I have started work on my new album project as of mid June and the tour/show dates have been coming in nicely as well.

First summer show was last Sunday at the Black Kettle Brewery in North Vancouver, BC with a great turn out. This Sunday, My second being Car Free Day out on Commercial Drive, Vancouver. This is my 4th CFD and they are always a lot of fun with LOTS of people coming out for the entire day's events...

Then immediately after, Monday…

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Something New....for me 

This trip down South once again I was able to play some different spots. Most notably one spot I have never played before, The Plan B Tavern in Thousand Palms , California. This place is a big room with a big stage and great sound. Sooo.... I was feeling on top of the world this particular night because it was very busy and I had friends show up as well, both as performers and or audience members. Lots of support.

Rob Lawrence, a local solo musician and member of the band UPPER CLASS POVERTY, came up to me…

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Just Coming Off Two And A Half Weeks Fantastic U.S. Dates 

Finally finished up last night March 24 with a Songwriter's Spotlight in Indio California at the Big Rock Pub. This is a new event with songwriters bringing their songs to a venue set up weekly just for songwriters to perform to a listening/attentive audience. Great job Lance and Lisa Lynn putting this together for all us songwriters to really benefit from. Exceptional talent here, can't wait to return.

One feature 2 hour show at the Joshua Tree Saloon in Joshua Tree California. Always a blast playing…

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Playing Some New So. Cal. Dates / Staring Up New Recording Project 

So off we go to perform some dates up and coming in  Southern California once again. It always feels so great to exit stage left from what we're used to and shake it up a bit.

Booked so far for March 2019's Southern California jaunt:

2 acoustic dates at the CVBC in Thousand Palms. 1 x  acoustic Sunday Show with four other artists plus 1 x St. Patty's Sunday Show . An all day event with several bands and solo artists.

1 x House show in Indian Wells Calif.

1 x Songwriters showcase in Indio, Calif.

Check…

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Another Southern California Mini Tour Winding Down 

Well, just finishing up another California Mini tour. These events for me are school, a proving ground, a fortunate event of new friends and performance opportunities for one arriving from another stratosphere. 

They do things differently down here. I'm not saying better just differently than my home town Vancouver. Its very good to go different now and then as a performing singer songwriter. It gives you more to write about  in new songs and it gives you more to sing about from your heart. I have been…

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