In Jan 2020, I recorded an album in Nashville, paradoxically because I wanted to work with a specific Canadian Producer, Steve Dawson, what resides there! The album included ONE cover tune. Notably, the fellow who wrote the song, Newfoundland’s legendary Ron Hynes, was someone I’d met a few years ago at an ECMA week, and … Continued
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Howdy all! After producing and performing in weekly Community Stompede events in Lake Bonavista for 3 months, Gary and I are now taking the show to other communities. For those of you who haven’t heard about it yet, Community Stompede is an initiative to get a community’s talents out of living rooms and basements and … Continued
Jacquie’s old friend Dave Glowasky, the Flamin” Fiddler (he used to do all the Calgary Flames games!) is in town and called this morning asking if we could jam! So we decided to open for … Continued
Signature is a wonderful client of Tenato Strategy Inc., Jacquie’s marketing firm. Jacquie offered to perform for them for Stampede and their grand re-opening celebration (post-pandemic)! Located right next to the Calgary Farmers’ Market, there … Continued
After performing pop-up shows when the pandemic started, I felt like I needed more horsepower from other musicians to spread the spirit around! You may already know Gary and I started a community entertainment series called “Community Stompede”! We’re helping communities organize their own entertainment to make up for the cancellation of so many festivals … Continued
Today will be Lake Bonavista’s 3rd Community Stompede, and I am super proud of how far we have come! I hope that if you live in Lake Bonavista you will get out an enjoy all the COVID-friendly safe activities we have planned this week. Everything is free, and being done by volunteer members of the … Continued
Jacquie is performing + hosting a jam in Lake Chaparral to incite some musicians there to participate in Chaparral’s Community Stompede, which will be July 11, 1-4. Yahoo!
Free Canada Day Jam – featuring all kinds of Bonavista musicians, but open to anyone. We’ll be doing Canadian-made music tonight, have 2 food trucks, plus an obstacle course for the kids. Later in the … Continued
Dear Musicians and Entertainers: I am writing to you today to tell you that the “rules” have changed for entertainers since the pandemic. And in a good way! It used to be that you had to beg for gigs from local venues (who usually prefer the out of town acts). Or hope some booking agent … Continued
Well, WHAT AN AMAZING DAY! Gary and I are fully, completely and utterly thrilled at how Lake Bonavista’s FIRST Community Stompede went today! THANK YOU to our wonderful team of “Stompede Pioneers” who had the courage to jump into a brand new way of staging entertainment: Brent Kawchuk & Carolynn Tooth’s crews of Led … Continued
We did it, Lake Bonavista’s “Stompede Pioneers” – we’ve got the first event starting today! See you out and about at the locations listed! 1.Classic Car Show by Skenes: North end of Lake Fraser Way2.80’s Dance Party by Sandos: West of Safeway3.Led Zeppelin Tribute Part 1: 2 -3 pm, North End Lk. Twintree Drive4. Molly’s … Continued
I am having fun planning a “Community Stompede” walking tour in my home community of Lake Bonavista. Neighbours are putting up zany, home-grown entertainment all over the neighbourhood right from their own front lawns, so other people can walk around and get a happy-boost by seeing all the fun. The first one will be this … Continued
Thought I’d add a #pandemicpopup show today at the Crossroads Market – corner of Blackfoot and Ogden. Starting about 3:30 – 5:00pm. Gotta pick up my groceries there today anyway, so why not??
Wednesday evenings, and weather permitting, I’m hosting a Bonavista jam series! I welcome other musicians (whether pros or amateurs) from any community to join us at a socially safe distance. Locations are published on the … Continued
I have been working to launch a “Community Stompede” weekly walking-tour entertainment series (super local – front-lawn based) on SUNDAY AFTERNOONS and will be performing in unexpected, outdoor locations – Follow me @communitystompede on IG, … Continued