Tour Dates



August 5, 2023- Stratford Summer Music- with Andrew Collins, Shane Cook, Tony McManus and Joseph Phillips

7:30 pm

Players Stage, Stratford Perth Museum, 4275 Huron Road, Stratford, ON

Tickets:  $45



August 10, 2023- AlgomaTrad Centre- with Andrew Collins, Shane Cook, Tony McManus and Joseph Phillips

Richards Landing, ON

details TBA



August 19-20, 2023- Summerfolk Festival- with Andrew Collins, Shane Cook, Tony McManus and Joseph Phillips

Owen Sound,




August 26, 2023- Upper Canada Folk Festival- with Andrew Collins, James McEleney, Adam Shier and James Stephens

Prescott, Ontario



August 27, 2023- Coulson Concerts- with Shane Cook and Kyle Waymouth

2 pm

301 Horseshoe Valley Road West,





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.


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)


Live stream tickets: $10 –

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.


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)



October 26-29, 2023- Manitoba Showcase

Official Showcase Artist

Steinbach, Manitoba



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



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

5:00 pm

Sprakers, New York

Tickets: $25



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]


I am honoured to be part of this special Dickens reading. All proceeds to support ARISE Ministry.

Readers- CBC Radio’s Tom Allen with special guests Michelle Parise, Shad and Kyra Harper


Lori Gemmell- harp

James Hill- piano

Free Play~Suba Sankaran & Dylan Bell

Julian Andreson-Bowes- Bass

Ian Wright- drums

Allison Lupton- flute

BPC choir~Don Anderson, director


December 24, 2023- Christmas Eve Service

Central Presbyterian Church

7 Queen’s Square,

Cambridge, ON



Past performances include-




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



BBC Radio nan Gàidheal

CBC Radio Vinyl Café