GEORGIAN BAY ROOTS

I'm thrilled to announce that "King High Tide" will be featured on the Georgian Bay Folk Society's Georgian Bay Roots radio show with host Kailey Jane Hawkins on both CFOS 560 Owen Sound and Blues and Roots Radio. Tune…

VIRTUAL NERFA 2021

It was so wonderful to perform at this year's NERFA (Northeast Regional Folk Alliance), and even though it was a virtual conference and festival, it felt so intimate and inspiring. Thank you to everyone who's hard work created such a…

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NEW LIVE @ HOME VIDEO: DON'T BELIEVE

I wrote this song back in the early 90's and first performed and recorded it live at the Festival of Friends in Hamilton, Ontario for my 1996 album "Precious Life". Originally written for, and performed on mountain dulcimer, I…

GONE BAND CAMPING!

Hi Folks, Hope you are having a lovely day! The leaves are gently falling here on the shores of Georgian Bay and the air is crisp with anticipation of frost...

At the behest of some musical colleagues, I've finally…

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THE HILLS OF STRATHAVON

I wrote this tune about one of the most beautiful places that I have ever seen.

When living in Massie, Ontario I would frequently cycle or hike through the beautiful hills of Strathavon (a.k.a. Strathaven), overlooking the Bighead…

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CANADA GOOSE

Well, it was a stormy October day, and the Canada Geese were heading south.  Seemed like the perfect time to add this instrumental tune to my archive series. I wrote it a few years ago, but could not come…

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NEW VIDEO: THE GREAT UNKNOWN (Live @ Home)

Continuing along with my archive series, here is the title tune from my 2016 album "The Great Unknown". This song, subtitled "Ballad of the Unknown Folk Singer", was inspired by some of my lonelier times on the road -those times…

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NEW VIDEO: STAY BY MY SIDE

Continuing my archive series on YouTube, here is another tune for your enjoyment. This one was originally recorded on my 2016 album "The Great Unknown".  Ostensibly about homelessness, it is more generally about the need for us all to stay…

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NEW VIDEO: COME BACK JONI!

It's been a while since I posted a new video, so here's hoping you enjoy this one! I finally got some semblance of a studio set up in our new home near Owen Sound, Ontario. Pretty basic, but great for…

FOLK DIRECTIONS MINI-SERIES EPISODE 1

Many thanks to Gerry Goodfriend, host of Folk Directions at CKUT 90.3 FM in Montreal (every Thursday morning 9-11 am ET on CKUT and the web) for these three archived shows from May 2020. This first episode from May 7…

ARTIST IN RESIDENCE SERIES

 

 

Tune in this Thursday, November 5 at noon ET. I will be featured on Ron Olesko's "Artist in Residence" series on Folk Music Notebook. There will also be an “encore” broadcast at 6pm ET and again at…