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• Saturday, April 19

All Day Breakfast String Band; Daniel Bachman, opening for The Black Twig Pickers, at Casa del Popolo (4873 St. Laurent) 8:30pm $10 514.284.0122

• Tuesday, April 22

Kristine Schmitt and Her Special Powers, at Casa del Popolo (4873 St. Laurent) 8pm (Doors 7:30) $15/10 students ~ Hello Darlin' Productions 514.524.9225

• Thursday, April 24

Li'l Andy, at Petit Campus (57 Prince Arthur E) 8pm (Doors 7:30) $15/10 students ~ Hello Darlin' Productions 514.524.9225

• Friday, April 25

Echo Hunters; Steve Dawson, at Petit Campus (57 Prince Arthur E) 8pm (Doors 7:30) $20/$10 students ~ Wintergreen Concert Hello Darlin' Productions 514.524.9225

Cyril MacPhee, at Café Namas Thé (37 Lambton, Ormstown) 7:30pm 450.374.4775

Clarksdale Moan, at the Saint Anne Coffee House 'n' Blues (24 Maple Ave., Ste. Anne de Bellevue) 7:30pm

• Saturday, April 26

Cyril MacPhee, at Mariposa Café (5434 Côte St. Luc Rd) 7pm 514.699.5951

• Friday, May 2

Cyril MacPhee, at OLPH Hall (295 McLeod, Chateauguay) 8pm

• Saturday, May 3

Cyril MacPhee, at BBAM! Gallery (3255 St. Jacques) 3pm 514.952.6190 (Metro Lionel Groulx)
—and at Restaurant Le Riverain (24 Bridge, Ormstown) 8pm 450.829.3737

• Sunday, May 4

Cyril MacPhee, at Coeur de Village (680 rang St. Regis, St. Isidore) 3pm 450.992.0633

• Thursday, May 8

Cyril MacPhee, at The Piggery Theatre (North Hatley) 819.842.2431 8pm

• Friday, May 16

Washboard Hank; One Man Blue Grass Band Eric Royer; Brendan James Stephens, aka The Vaudevillian, at Petit Campus (57 Prince Arthur E) 8pm (Doors 7:30) $15 ~ Hello Darlin' Productions 514.524.9225 and One Man Band Festival

• Friday, May 23

Victor Courte, at Le Top Shots (Lachute)

• Saturday, May 31

Sarah Jane Scouten and the Brilliant String Band, CD release, at The Wheel Club (3373 Cavendish Blvd) 8pm (Doors 7:30) $20 / $10 students ~ Hello Darlin' Productions 514.524.9225

Shari Ulrich, at Petit Campus (57 Prince Arthur E) 8pm (Doors 7:30) $20/$10 students ~ Hello Darlin' Productions 514.524.9225

• Friday, June 6

Judy Collins, at the Corona Theatre 8pm (Doors 7:00) $46.50 Evenko

• Wednesday, June 18

An Evening with Eric Andersen, Opening Night Gala of the Montreal Folk Fest on the Canal (wine and cheese will be served), at Georges-Vanier Cultural Centre (2450 Workman) 8pm Tickets $50 plus taxes

• Thursday, November 20

Gordon Lightfoot, at Place des arts, 8pm $99.50, $79.50, $59.50* (taxes included / service charge extra) at the Place des Arts box office, at 514.842.2112. *A limited number of VIP Fan Xperience tickets are available at $129.50… includes VIP seating, early entrance to venue at 6:30, pre-concert reception with desserts & coffee, collectable tour poster, prize draws with emcee, and three draws for chances to meet Gordon Lightfoot.

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Mariposa…Blues Café (live acoustic performances) 7pm–11pm (5434 Côte St. Luc Road, Villa Maria metro) 514.699.5951

Belfast Andi, Bob Cussen, at Hurley's (1225 Crescent) 3–6pm (except third Saturday of each month) 514.861.4111


Bluegrass Night at Barfly (4062A St. Laurent). 514.284.6665


Hillbilly Night at the Wheel Club (3375 Cavendish, below Sherbrooke). Free. Begins at 9:00pm 514.489.3322

Traditional Irish Music at Hurley's, welcoming musicians of all skill levels (1225 Crescent,) 8–11pm 514.861.4111


Drop the Gloves Tuesdays (open mic) at Grumpy's Bar (1242 Bishop) 514.866.9010

Open mic at the Arts Cafe (201 Fairmount/Esplanade) 514.843.6415


Colin Perry & Blind at Barfly (4062A St. Laurent) 514.284.6665

Celtic and beyond, open sessions with Belfast Andi and Patrick Hutchinson at Honey Martin Pub (5916 Sherbrooke W.) 7:00–10:00

Irish sessions, at O'Regan's Irish Pub (1224 Bishop). Something for beginners and experienced musicians. 8:00–11:00

Traditional music jam, at Vices & Versa (6631 St. Laurent), with Pascal Gemme, Yann Falquet (Genticorum) and guests. 9:00 Free 514.272.2498


Moonshine on Thursday (bluegrass & old-time jam) at Grumpy's Bar (1242 Bishop) 514.866.9010

Celtic and beyond, open sessions with Belfast Andi and Bob Cussen at Honey Martin Pub (5916 Sherbrooke W.) 7:00–10:00 (temporarily suspended)

Coeur de Village (St. Isadore)

Mariposa…Blues Café (live acoustic performances) 8:30pm–12:30am (5434 Côte St. Luc Road, Villa Maria metro) 514.699.5951

Blues Jam Night, at the Unik Bar (805 Decarie, Ville St. Laurent) 9pm–1am 514.744.5345 Bring your instruments


Open acoustic session, from 7:00–9:00, at the Pub Next Door, (5175 Sherbrooke W., corner Marlowe), hosted by Belfast Andi, Bob Cussen, and Patrick Hutchinson

Open Stage at The Yellow Door hosted by Marc Nerenberg on Friday nights. Three songs or 20 minutes, whichever comes first. Come before 8:30 and sign up. No telephone sign-ups or prior reservations — just show up. Bring friends. Admission is free. (3625 Aylmer)

Finegan's First Friday: Old time/bluegrass music circle, the first Friday of the month, at 5202 Queen Mary Road

First Friday of each month: "Popular & lively Country Western evening at beautiful Kelso Hall, a not-for–profit arts centre in a beautiful old former church, brings together performers and fans of Country & Western for live music, dancing, and refreshments. 7:30pm. For all. Free admission, donations accepted. (897 2nd Concession Rd., Elgin, Qc.) For more info and directions: or 450-264-9786."

Second Friday of each month: Vintage Wine's Rock and Roll Dance Party, doors 8pm, music 9:00pm–12:30+ at The Wheel Club, (3373 Cavendish; below Sherbrooke W., NDG) $10 — tickets at the door.

Second and fourth Friday: BluesReel, at at l'Escalier (552 Ste. Catherine E) 6–8pm

Café NamasThé (Ormstown)

Side Door Coffee House (12450 Gascon, Pierrefonds) 8pm $10 Isabelle 514.658.1630 or Val 514.696.3369 (October to May)

Friday Night Hootenanny, at Mainline Theater (3997 St. Laurent) 9:45pm–11:45pm

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Festivals/Camps 2014

February 14–16: Winterfolk XII Blues and Roots Festival (Toronto, Ont.)

February 28–March 3: Winter Folk Camp, YMCA Wanakita (Haliburton, Ont.)

April 25–27: Ottawa Grassroots Festival (Ottawa)

May 8–11: La Grande Rencontre, à la Place des Arts au coeur des Sciences de l’UQAM

June 18–22: Montreal Folk Fest on the Canal

June 27–29: Chants de Vielles (Village de Saint-Antoine-sur-Richelieu, QC)

June 27–29: Old Songs Festival of Traditional Music & Dance (Altamont, NY)

July 9–12: Sherblues & Folk (Sherbrooke, Qc)

July 4–6: The Stan Rogers Folk Festival (Canso, Nova Scotia)

July 4–6: Mariposa Folk Festival (Orillia, Ontario)

July 4–13: Tremblant International Blues Festival (Mont Tremblant)

July 11–13: Vancouver Island MusicFest (Vancouver Island, B.C.)

July : Apple Hollow Music Fest (Franklin, Qc)

July 19–21: Dawson City Music Festival (Dawson City, Yukon)

June 22–28: Northeast Heritage Music Camp (Starksboro, Vermont)

July: Festival Folk & Vins de Dunham

July 24–27: Calgary Folk Festival (Calgary, Alberta)

August 1: Falcon Ridge Folk Festival, (Dodds Farm, Hillsdale, N.Y.)

August 2–10: Hudson Music Festival (Hudson, Qc)

August : Festival des traditions du monde de Sherbrooke (Sherbrooke, Qc)

August 7–10: Lunenburg Folk Harbour Festival (Nova Scotia)

August : Valley Stage Music Festival (Huntington, Vermont)

August 29–31: Shelter Valley Folk Festival (Ontario)

September : Ottawa Folk Festival (Ontario)

September : Ormstown Branches & Roots Festival (Ormstown, Qc)

October : Celtic Harmonies International Festival (Eastern Townships)

October : Les Rendez-vous ès TRAD de Québec(Québec)

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