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Fiddlin’ Al Arsenault

I have no idea how I stumbled across Fiddlin’ Al Arsenault, but he’s a riot to watch perform. Aside from this old news clip, there’s also a good video of him playing the Black Mountain Rag.

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Old Town Rambler

This past weekend was the 13th annual Old Town Ramble and Ride here in Yellowknife.  It’s a neighbourhood celebration of music and art, and of course exploring the area and checking out local businesses, most of whom are supporters and … Continue reading

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Peterborough – Havelock (again)

Hi friends, here’s an old story… Please note – I haven’t ridden a freight train in nearly ten years.  This was way back in 2005, when I was still in school in my hometown of Peterborough, Ontario, and going to … Continue reading

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Right or Wrong

I had the pleasure last fall of attending the Kole Crook Fiddling Association‘s fall workshop in Hay River, Northwest Territories.  On the Saturday we had a little talent show in the gymnasium of the school.  I sang this old classic … Continue reading

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Bear Erickson

Last year when I recorded Westbound, I went down to California with the band and producer to a little town called Buellton, outside Santa Barbara.  Actually we were hanging around a triangle of three towns, Buellton, Solvang and Los Olivos.  It’s … Continue reading

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Album Release!

Almost a year in the making, my first album Westbound was released October 25th, 2014 at the Top Knight Pub in Yellowknife.  Huge thanks to everyone for the support – the house was packed! I think lots of fun was … Continue reading

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Roseville Blues

It’s about Roseville, California.  I got an email from on a mailing list one time that talked about how hard it is to catch a freight train out of there, and it reminded me of a section of Jack London’s … Continue reading

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