Thursday, November 15, 2012

THE PRINCETON PUB November 21 Wednesday 8:30 Door 9:00 pm start Last time we played here we were contenders for A Night of Vancouver Best Blues Bands. We return to rock the Princeton Pub with a night of gleeful abandon in that blues roots rock kind of way. $5 cover 19+ Double Bill Norine Braun and Leonard and the Lab Rats (the rats are backing up our sets too!) AND last gig of the year in Vancouver for us.
THE HERITAGE GRILL 447 Columbia New Westminster November 28 Wednesday 8 to Midnite NO COVER Last gig of the year! Norine Braun Trio with Alice Fraser on keys and Huggybear on blues harp join Norine for another night of gleeful abandon in that blues roots rock kind of way in New Westminster. Right next to the Skytrain for an easy way home. WINNER CD GIVE AWAY THIS MONTH: Malvina from Calgary AB NEW: When folks sign up to get this newsletter they are entered in a monthly draw and for those who are getting this email simply reply and write ENTER CD GIVE AWAY and you will also have a chance to win. For lovers of house music my song Gently has been remixed and released Oct. 17 on German label Labyrinth Music by Raw Verse. Raw Verse is Marco Effe and James Mile Italian producers and DJ's living in Berlin and this deephouse tune will definitely get you dancing. They sent me some videos of the song being played in a Paris nightclub with thousands dancing to the tune Jently (a new spelling), in a way I never imagined..very cool!

Sunday, July 15, 2012

Thursday, February 23, 2012

This Sunday Feb. 26 I have a gig playing at Cafe Montmartre, as a special guest invited by Ronin Wong and his Cypress Street Band.
4362 Main St. Vancouver 8 pm to 10 pm No cover
I met Ronin and Marianne his lovely wife and bass player while we were performing at the Vancouver Winter Olympics 2 years ago. Our gig paths crossed again at Rediscover Granville and then last year at the Richmond Maritime Festival. Alice and I are so looking forward to sharing the stage with them and we can't wait to see you there!

No. 8 on the charts - #1 on Vancouver charts for Americana on reverbnation and #13 for Canada. Drift Away is voted #2 on Outvoice song charts and No. 8 voted in at #6 on Outvoice Top 20 cds for January as well. Thanks so much for your continued support! New plays all over the place Texas, Belgium, UK, and NJ. Midnight was selected as a feature song in the intro to indie artists by RRadio Music this month This program airs on over 150 stations it sure helps getting the music out there.

Here are a couple of new short videos from the Behind The Muse Songwriting series
The Story Behind J'en Suis Desolee

Climb The Mountain
Hope you enjoy the insights.

This Video is from a fun, live, acoustic radio show, Melodies in Mind on CJSF featuring Alice on the melodian (fyi she uses her breath to power the sound)

Some blog interviews and spotlights online:

That's about all I can think of to share with you at the moment. I hope all is well your way. Please keep me posted of your news too.

Monday, January 30, 2012

Gung Hay Fat Choy! May the year of the dragon be a good one for you!

No. 8 was voted #11 on the Top 20 cds for 2011 on Outvoice online lgbt charts. Thanks again for your continued support of this new release and congrats to all!

Thrilled to say Sprack Chica Boogie video has over 6000 views in the two months online. Thanks for watching and posting/sharing the links!

Our first ever appearance at The Main 4210 Main St. (26th and Main)
10 pm to Midnight on Thursday February 9th
Alice Fraser joins me on keys for 2 sets of my roots rock and blues pop originals featuring songs from the new No. 8 release.
No cover :) See you there!

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