February 2016

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Ol Boots and the Hoots

Opener –“Burning Bridges” – (Megan Brown and Steve Foord)

Saturday, February 6, 2016

Ol’ Boots & The Hoots are a three piece traditional Country & Western band from small town Central Alberta. Boots has been tourin’ this great land solo since 2008 and around a year ago Tyler Allen joined him on Banjo and Sean Vandenbrink on the upright bass. Heavily influenced by the great Hank Williams, Stompin’ Tom Connors, Roger Miller and all your Grandpa’s other favorites.

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February 2016 – CASA Concert

Jim McLennanJim & Lynda McLennan

Friday, February 19, 2016

7:00 – 9:30 p.m.

Admission: $20.00

Jim McLennan is best-known for his profile in the world of fly fishing, but he has also been a serious musician for over 40 years.  In the 1970s  McLennan met American acoustic guitar guru Stefan Grossman and subsequently recorded several of his arrangements for Stefan Grossman’s Kicking Mule Record Company.  His music has also been featured in Guitar Player magazine.
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March 2016

John RutherfordJohn Rutherford and the Big Blues Trio

Opener: Dennis (Sonny Crow) Allen

Saturday, March 5, 2016

John Rutherford is a singer/songwriter and guitarist based in Calgary, Alberta who’s work, laced with the tonality, phrasing and spirit of the blues, fuses a broad and eclectic range of influences creating a sound distinctly his own.

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March, 2016 – CASA Concert

 

Andrew_Scott_in_concertAndrew Scott

Friday, March 18, 2016

7:00 – 9:30 p.m.

Andrew Scott is an energetic and captivating singer/songwriter/entertainer from Edmonton, AB. His musicianship is top notch and performances are packed with fun, alt-country, folky, bluesy good times and a healthy dose of yodels, squawks and old fashioned zip zap wit.

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April 2016

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The Fates

Opener – TBA

Saturday, April 23, 2016

“the fates are like a sonic version of an eiderdown quilt.” -Peter North, Edmonton Journal

Blending their individual styles, Lori Reid, Lin Elder and Jenny Allen have united to create something magical- a veritable “supergroup” of some of the best female singer/songwriters in Canada. Their debut CD, “’til we have faces”, explores a myriad of feelings and moods, supported by signature harmonies, strong musicianship and poetic sensibilities.

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April 2016 – CASA Concert

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Clover Point Drifter

Friday, April 29, 2016

7:00 – 9:30 p.m.

The Clover Point Drifters are a bluegrass band from Victoria BC Canada. Their repertoire consists primarily of traditional bluegrass songs, with a sprinkling of country, folk, blues and pop melodies served up in the bluegrass style. Their songs feature close heartfelt duet and trio harmonies, backed by strong banjo, dobro and mandolin accompaniment.

The band has been active since January 2000, but the members each have a decades-long love affair with bluegrass music.

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May 2016

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Saturday, May 14, 2016

Opener: TBA

Since 2005, the duo “Vazzy” has entertained audiences from Vancouver Island to Newfoundland and in the US. The two talented musicians offer a warm, dynamic and engaging performance of traditional French-Canadian music.

Vazzy’s repertoire includes beautiful ballads and lively humorous songs from the French-Canadian tradition, as well as toe-tapping fiddle and dance tunes from the French, Celtic, Metis and Canadian musical traditions.  (more…)