Camp on the Canal
St. Peter's, Cape Breton
May 31- June 2, 2013
This is our second year of running a weekend music camp (workshops, jams, good times, concert, food, social fun for players to meet each other, etc.).
While we are probably assumed and believed to be a Celtic music cult, of sorts (as we are in Cape Breton), St. Peter's is a bit different. We embrace a wide range of roots music here, tainted by Celts for sure, but very broad. We do blues, country, cajun, old time, bluegrass, appalachian, and mix it all up in a harmonious way.
John Campbelljohn is our featured Blues
guy this year and will teach 3 workshops for various slide guitar/dobro
et al. We also have Dwayne Cote doing, among other
things, Swing and Jazz fiddle. And Allie Bennet doing
|Some Links to The World of Blues in Halifax, N.S., Canada|
Links updated February 8 2006
Roger Howse, Joe Fournier and Morrow Scot Brown jammin' at Bearly's
Thanks to Joe for mailing me this action photograph!
Possibly snapped by Carter Chaplin - see link below left
|Names to look out for
Andrew Gillis -
Rick Jeffery (in memory)
Barry Mack - slide guitar [link?]
Dutch Mason - the prime minister of the blues - vocals & piano
Joe Murphy - harp (& the Water Street Blues Band)
The Mike Oliver Band (MOB) [link?]
The East Coast Blues Society, Halifax
A good place to stay in Halifax!
King Edward Inn
5780-88 West Street
2400 Agricola Street
Halifax, Nova Scotia
The blues scene
Bearly's gigs on Fri/Sat - jam on Sundays (1269 Barrington Street, Halifax)
Your Father's Moustache Joe Murphy on Sat. afternoons (5686 Spring Garden Road, Halifax)
The Shore Club (Hubbards)
Two Gulls (5250 St. Margaret's Bay Rd., Tantallon) about 20 minutes from Halifax on Sat. night.
Wranglers Roadhouse (Sobeys Mall, Tantallon - Exit 5 off Hwy 103)
A treasure of a record store!
1588 Argyle Street
Halifax, Nova Scotia B3J 2B3
phone (902) 422-5976
fax (902) 423-9308
A festival not too far away?
The Harvest Blues Festival in Fredericton, New Brunswick
Please mail me more info!
in Newfoundland and Labrador
Lots of artist portraits, links & stuff
Free at restaurants and pubs. Live music schedules.
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