Tour Dates

 

September 18, 2023- CBC Radio 1 “On The Go” with host Anthony Germain

4:00 NDT/ 2:30 EST

Gerry Strong, Julie Vogt and I will be guests on CBC Radio 1’s “On The Go” with host Anthony Germain. We will be sharing the story behind “Step Up Molly” and details about our concert on September 19th with Matthew Byrne​, Jean Hewson​, Christina Smith​, Billy Sutton and Jason Whelan ​at Bannerman’s Brewery.

https://www.cbc.ca/listen/live-radio/1-47-on-the-go

 


September 19, 2023- Newfoundland Folk Arts Society presents “Weave and Spin- Musical Threads from Cambridge to Newfoundland “

Bannerman Brewing

90 Duckworth Street, St. John’s, Newfoundland

5:30 pm EST (7 pm Newfoundland Daylight Time)

Tickets: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/weave-and-spin-musical-threads-from-cambridge-to-newfoundland-tickets-699714684457?aff=oddtdtcreator

Live stream tickets: $10 – https://watch.castr.io/KlBHDG9o8JKV1u3d0Gre/stream/R6vt77eID7V7UuQqC7NC

I am delighted to be joining folk legends Matthew Byrne, Jean Hewson, Christina Smith, Gerry Strong, Billy Sutton and Jason Whelan for an evening of songs and tunes from home and away. The evening will include the Newfoundland debut of my “Step Up Molly”, a song about the young women who were recruited from Newfoundland to work at the Dominion Woollens Mill in Cambridge, ON during WWII.

https://nlfolk.com/upcoming-events/page/3/


 

September 20-24: Woody Point, Newfoundland

 


 

September 29, 2023- St. George United Church concert series with Shane Cook, Joseph Phillips and Kyle Waymouth

St. George United Church

9 Beverly St E,

St George, ON

7:30 pm

Tickets: $30 (519)-448-3842 or e-transfer [email protected]

 


 

October 12-15, 2023- Folk Music Ontario Conference

Official Showcase Artist

London, Ontario

Showcase times: Saturday, October 14- 8:30 pm (room 300) and 10:50 pm: (room 200)

https://folkmusicontario.org/

 


 

October 26-29, 2023- Manitoba Showcase

Official Showcase Artist

Steinbach, Manitoba

https://manitobaartsnetwork.ca/manitoba-showcase/


 

November 9-12, 2023- North East Regional Folk Alliance (NERFA) with Shane Cook and Kyle Waymouth

FMO Official Showcase Artist

Asbury Park, New Jersey, USA

https://nerfaconference.org/


 

November 12, 2023- Rocky Top Concert Series with Shane Cook and Kyle Waymouth

5:00 pm

Sprakers, New York

Tickets: $25

https://rockytopconcert.webador.com/events

 


 

December 10, 2023- A Christmas Carol

3:30 pm

Beaches Presbyterian Church,

65 Glen Manor Drive, Toronto, ON

tickets $25: [email protected] or call (416)-699-5871

payment by e-transfer to [email protected]


 

December 24, 2023- Christmas Eve Service

Central Presbyterian Church

7 Queen’s Square,

Cambridge, ON

https://centralchurchcambridge.ca/

 


 

February 17, 2024- Cedar Hedge Concert Series- with Shane Cook and Kyle Waymouth

7 pm, doors open 6:30 pm

Virginia United Church

28280 Hwy 48,

Sutton West, Ontario

tickets $32. 46

https://thepointofsale.com/tickets/mlplupton21723


 

March 3, 2024- Another Bloody Folk Club- with Ian Bell

7 pm, doors open 6 pm

Lab416, 298 Brunswick Ave,

Toronto, ON M5S 2M7.

https://www.facebook.com/groups/419107514822282

 


 

Sunday, March 17, 2024- Story Songs with Shane Cook, James Keelaghan, Jez Lowe, and Tony McManus

7 pm, doors open 6:30 pm

Central Presbyterian Church,

7 Queen’s Square, Cambridge, ON

tickets $40, children 12 and under free

https://www.ticketscene.ca/events/46664/

 


 

March 22, 2024- Drumlin Contra Dance- with Ian Bell

St. James Church

171 Queen St. East,

Fergus, ON

https://www.drumlincontradances.ca/

 


 

April 4-14 2024- UK Tour- with Shane Cook, Andrew Collins, Tony McManus and Joseph Phillips

  • Thu 4- Edinburgh Folk Club
  • Fri 5- Universal Hall, Findhorn, Forres
  • Sat 6- Beacon Arts Centre, Greenock
  • Sun 7- Settle Victoria Hall, Kirkgate
  • Tues 9- The Tolbooth, Stirling
  • Wed 10- Tyneside Irish Centre, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne
  • Thurs 11- Marsden Mechanics Hall, Huddersfield
  • Fri 12- Spring Bank Arts Centre, New Mills, High Peak
  • Sat 13- Prema Arts Centre, Dursley
  • Sun 14- Ulverston, Cumbria

This tour was made possible with the generous support of The Canada Council For The Arts .

 

 

 


 

June 15, 2024- Private Event- with Andrew Collins, Shane Cook, Tony McManus, James McEleney and special guest, Craig Werth

Alliston,

Ontario

 


 

September 20-26, 2024- Northwest Ontario Tour- with Andrew Collins, Shane Cook, Joseph Phillips and Kyle Waymouth

  • Fri 20- Geraldton Concert Series, Geraldton
  • Sat 21- Sleeping Giant Folk Society, Thunder Bay
  • Mon 23- Dryden Entertainment Series, Dryden
  • Tues 24- Red Lake Wilderness Entertainment Series, Red Lake
  • Wed 25- Tour de Fort, Fort Frances
  • Thurs 26- Atikokan Entertainment Series, Atikokan

 

September 28, 2024- Glenmorris United Church- with Shane Cook, Kyle Waymouth and Joseph Phillips

 


 

October 5, 2024- Old St. Paul’s Anglican Church, Woodstock, ON- with Shane Cook and Kyle Waymouth

 


 

November 7- 23, 2024- UK Tour- with Shane Cook and Kyle Waymouth

 


Past performances include-

 

Festivals-

Summerfolk

Hebridean Celtic Festival

Warwick Folk Festival

Lunenburg Folk Festival

Stratford Summer Music

Mariposa Folk Festival

Celtic Roots Festival

Mill Race Festival

Hillside Folk Festival

Owen Sound Celtic Festival

Upper Canada Folk Festival

Embro Highland Games

 

Orchestral soloist-

International Symphony

Kitchener Waterloo Symphony

Cambridge Symphony

Stratford Symphony Orchestra

 

Folk Venues /Theatres-

Victoria Jubilee Hall, Walkerton, ON

Newfoundland Folk Arts Society, St. John’s, N.L.

Rocky Top House Concerts, Sprakers, New York

Newmarket Folk Society, Newmarket, ON

Brampton Folk Club, Brampton, ON

Folk Night At The Registry, Kitchener, ON

The Cause Music and Arts Centre, Chippenham, UK

The Silver Street Sessions, Wiveliscombe, UK

Fiddlers’, Arran, UK

Stroud Folk Club, UK

Shakespeare’s, Sheffield, UK

Cuckoo’s Nest Folk Club

Hugh’s Room, Toronto

 

Residencies/ Music Camps-

AlgomaTrad Music Camp, St. Joseph’s Island

Artist in Residence, McDougall Cottage, Cambridge, ON

 

Radio-

BBC Radio nan Gàidheal

CBC Radio Vinyl Café