FESTIVAL NEWS… Next up, Ken will be performing at the Kitchener Blues Festival (August 11 & 12) with The Levy Sisters. Ken will also be presenting Blues in the Schools shows for kids and their grownups at the Kitchener Blues Festival. Sessions at 3pm on both Saturday & Sunday. Check Ken’s show calendar for more info.
A GOSPEL SUMMER… Ken will be performing at the Harrison Festival of the Arts (July 10 & 11), Vancouver Folk Music Festival with the The Levy Sisters & George Koller (July 13-15), Music at Fieldcote in Ancaster with Treasa Levasseur & The Levy Sisters (July 22), Kitchener Blues Festival with the The Levy Sisters & Dennis Pendrith (August 11 & 12), and Southside Shuffle Port Credit Blues & Jazz Festival with the The Levy Sisters, Bucky Berger & George Koller (Sept. 9). Click on Shows for more info.
SUMMER FESTIVAL NEWS… Ken will be performing at the 32nd annual OldSongs Festival in Albany (June 22-24) along with Kim and Reggie Harris, Peter and Mary Amidon, Cathy Fink and Marcy Marxer, Magpie, John McCutcheon to name just a few. Click on Shows for more info.
STUDIO NEWS… This week the recording sessions for Kim and Reggie Harris resumes. They recorded some of the tracks at Casa Wroxton studio with Ken & his engineer Nik Tjelios in February as well as down in New York in April. The sessions for this newCD, entitled “Resurrection Day”, were initally delayd due toflooding and damages caused by hurricanes Irene and Lee at Kim and Reggie’s home in New York. You can read all about their hair raising story and pre-buy “Resurrection Day” to help them out at www.kimandreggieharris.com.
CONCERT NEWS… This Saturday (June 2) Ken will be taking part in the musical tribute to Woody Guthrie at Hugh’s Room in Toronto. We’re celebrating Woody’s 100th Birthday and it’s a stellar line-up… Jory Nash, Jason Fowler, Mike Ford, Eve Goldberg, James Gordon, Corin Raymond & Ben Sures. I’m going to do a song of Woody’s I’ve never heard anyone do before.
LOCAL 1000 NEWS… This week (May 14th to 17th) is the 2nd annual Local 1000 Retreat at the beautiful Highlander Research & Education Centre in Tennessee. Workshops,singings, breakout sessions, and special events for all Canadian and American members of Local 1000, The Traveling Musicians’ Union, (AFM). See what fun we had last year. Can you spot the Canadian vice president of Local 1000? Ken would be happy to discuss with you anyquestions you may have about joining the musicians’ union.
CONCERT NEWS… This Saturday! May 12, Ken will be accompanying 3 time Grammy Award winning singer-songwriter Tom Chapin at Hugh’s Room. See if you can find Tom and Ken in the Local 1000 picture below. Click on Shows for more info.
LOCAL 1000 NEWS… May 14th to 17th is the 2nd annual Local 1000 Retreat at the beautiful Highlander Research & Education Centre in Tennessee.
This Friday (May 11th) Ken and his brother Chris will be taking part in The Smales Pace/Change of Pace Folk Reunion Concert. Many old friends, music and memories. And this Saturday (May 12th) Ken will be accompanying 3 time Grammy Award winning singer-songwriter Tom Chapin at Hugh’s Room. Click on Shows for more info.