Upcoming & Noteworthy Shows

Upcoming shows/commitments:

2017

January

  • 11/1/17: Private event
  • 15/1/17: Ukulele Circle – St Albert Library  (2:00-3:30 pm)
  • 18/1/17: Private event
  • 25/1/17: Private event
  • 31/1/17: Hawaian music concert – Edmonton

February

  • 1/2/17: Private event
  • 2/2/17: World Ukulele Day Concert – West Edmonton Mall
  • 5/2/17: Studio recording
  • 8/2/17: Private event
  • 15/2/17: Private event
  • 18/2/17: Ukulele workshop – Bruce, Alberta
  • 22/2/17: Private event

March

  • 1/3/17: Private event
  • 2/3/17: Studio recording
  • 5/3/17: Ukulele Circle
  • 8/3/17: Private event
  • 15/3/17: Private event
  • 17/3/17: Private event – St Patrick’s Day concert
  • 21/3/17: Band Call
  • 22/3/17: Private event
  • 26/3/17: Ukulele Circle
  • 29/3/17: Private event
  • 31/3/17: DOXA Conference

April

  • 1/4/17: DOXA Conference
  • 2/4/17: DOXA Conference
  • 5/4/17: Private event
  • 19/4/17: Private event
  • 26/4/17: Private event
  • 30/4/17: Abundant Life Church, Edmonton – church service

May

  • 2/5/17: Rehearsal (Alberta Rose) – pm
  • 7/5/17: Ukulele Workshop – St Albert
  • 9/5/17: Rehearsal (Alberta Rose) – pm
  • 13/5/17: RiverFest performance, St Albert – Alberta Rose events group
  • 21/5/17: Studio Recording
  • 28/5/17: St Albert Music Instruction music festival

June

  • 1/6/17: St Albert Artwalk – St Albert Ukulele group
  • 25/6/17: St Albert Ukulele Circle – St Albert Library (2:00-3:30 pm)

July

  • 9/7/17: Studio Recording
  • 11/7/17: hosting ukulele workshop – St Albert (pm)
  • 16/7/17: leading Edmonton Ukulele Circle – Cafe Bogani, Edmonton (2:00pm)
  • 27/7/17: Studio recording session – Twisted Wood Guitars, Edmonton (pm)
  • 30/7/17: St Albert Ukulele Circle – St Albert Library, St Albert (2:00-3:30 pm)
  • 31/7/17: Private Function – guitar/violin duo, Edmonton (11am-1pm, 6pm-8pm)

August

  • 5/8/17:  Ukulele workshop, Blueberry Bluegrass Festival – Stony Plain
  • 6/8/17:  Ukulele workshop, Blueberry Bluegrass Festival – Stony Plain
  • 18/8/17: leading Chautauqua ukulele event (Canada 150 musical celebration) – Festival Place, Sherwood Park (1pm-3pm)
  • 19/8/17: Private Event, Edmonton
  • 22/8/17: Winspear Centre, Edmonton w/ CKUA Radio Ukulele Choir
  • 27/8/17: leading St Albert Ukulele Circle – St Albert Library  (2:00-3:30 pm)
  • 27/8/17: Studio Recording, w/ Twisted Wood Guitars (Edmonton)

September

  • 3/9/17: Studio Recording – w/Twisted Wood Guitars (Edmonton)
  • 16/9/17: KaleidoFest, w/ CKUA Radio Ukulele Choir – 118th Ave, Edmonton
    (1:45-2:15 pm), (5:00pm-6:00 pm)
  • 24/9/17: St Albert Ukulele Circle – St Albert Library (2:00-3:30 pm)
  • 24/9/17:Edmonton Guitar Show – the Italian Centre, Edmonton (10:00am-4:00 pm)
  • 29/9/17: Elementary Schools ukulele workshop, Leo Nickerson Elementary School, St Albert

October

  • 1/10/17: West Edmonton Christian Assembly School of Worship – teaching session
  • 2/10/17: Band rehearsal, Edmonton
  • 3/10/17: Ukulele Performances, Reading Week celebration, Meadowlark Christian School, Edmonton
  • 5/10/17: Guitar improvisation workshop – Sturgeon Composite High School, Namao
  • 7/10/17: Private event, Ben Todd music group – Edmonton
  • 8/10/17: Recording at Twisted Wood Guitars, Edmonton
  • 12/10/17: Guitar improvisation workshop – Sturgeon Composite High School, Namao
  • 15/10/17: West Edmonton Christian Assembly School of Worship – teaching session
  • 22/10/17: Ukulele Circle – St Albert Library (2:00-3:30 pm)

November

  • 9/11/17: Recording w/ Twisted Wood Guitars – Myrhe’s Music, Edmonton
  • 19/11/17: Ukulele Circle – St Albert Library (2:00-3:30 pm)

December

  • 3/12/17: Christmas Ukulele Workshop – Festival Place, Sherwood Park
  • 11/12/17: – Christmas Concert, Ironwood Seniors Home – guitar/bass/double bass students
  • 17/12/17: – Christmas Concert, St Albert Library – ukulele students group (2:00-3:00 pm)

2018

January

  • 28/1/18 – Ukulele Circle – St Albert Library (2pm-3:30pm)

February

  • 2/2/18 – World Ukulele Day – West Edmonton Mall performance
  • 18/2/18 – Ukulele Workshop – St Albert
  • 25/2/18 – Ukulele Circle – St Albert Library (2pm-3:30pm)

March

  • 23/3/18 – DOXA Conference, w/ Dr Jim Richards – Radisson Hotel, Edmonton
  • 24/3/18 – DOXA Conference, w/ Dr Jim Richards – Radisson Hotel, Edmonton
  • 25/3/18 – DOXA Conference, w/ Dr Jim Richards – Radisson Hotel, Edmonton
  • 25/3/18 – Ukulele Circle – St Albert Library

May

  • 15/5/18 – School concerts, Landing Trail School, Bon Accord

 

Previous events:

Since 2011, I have played for weddings, funerals, corporate events, church conferences, private parties and house concerts throughout Western Canada.

Between 2001-2010, I played internationally, throughout the following countries:
Scotland, England, Northern Ireland, Wales, France, Republic of Ireland, Denmark, India and Tunisia.

I have a number of different types of groups available to play special events, and I play events most weeks. Here are some of the concerts, functions and corporate bookings of the past few years:

2016

  • 9th Annual DOXA Canada Conference (Radisson Hotel, Edmonton) – Matt Day Band
  • Caritas Villa (Misericordia Hospital) – Bluegrass Breaks
  • Edmonton Icelandic Club Banquet (Dutch Centre, Edmonton) – Alberta Rose
  • John Janzen Nature Centre – Edmonton Ukulele Circle
  • Lifestyle Expo Trade Fair (Servus Place) – St Albert Strummers
  • Riverfest, St Albert – Alberta Rose
  • Rotary Club Banquet and Auction (Hilton Hotel, Edmonton) – Thursdays
  • St Albert Artwalk (St Albert) – Alberta Rose
  • St Albert Artwalk (St Albert) – St. Albert Strummers
  • St. Albert Music Instruction Student Recitals
  • St Albert Ukulele Circle events (St Albert Library)
  • Studio Sessions – Twisted Wood Instruments
  • Ukrainian Heritage Village (Edmonton) – St Albert Strummers
  • Ukulele House Party (Wabamun Lake, Alberta)
  • World Ukulele Day Concert (West Edmonton Mall, Edmonton) [With St. Albert Music Instruction Students]
  • Youth Conference (Northlands Expo Centre, Edmonton) – Thursdays
  •  Canada Day Concert  (Lions Park, St Albert)
  •  Aboriginal Counseling Services Client Dinner (Edmonton)
  •  Touchmark Seniors Centre (Edmonton)
  •  Studio Recording – w/ Beth Portman
  • Fort Edmonton Park (CKUA Radio Ukulele Orchestra)
  •  Music in the Park (Springbrook Park, Bon Accord) :
  • Winspear Centre, Edmonton (CKUA Orchestra)
  •  Extendicare Eaux-Claire Seniors Home residency (Edmonton)
  •  Symphony under the Sky (Hawrelak Park-VIP Section)
  •  Kaleido Family Arts Festival (CKUA Radio Ukulele Orchestra)
  •  Accompanist for Westwood Unitarian Church concert (Edmonton)
  •  St Albert Culture Days
  • Ironwood Seniors Home
  • Youville Seniors Home

2015

  • ALPHA supper music – West Edmonton Christian Assembly
  • Aspen Lodge (Morinville) [With St. Albert Music Instruction Students]
  • Capital Care Strathcona (Sherwood Park) – Bluegrass Breaks
  • Chateau Mission Seniors Home (St Albert) – Bluegrass Breaks)
  • Chateau Sturgeon Lodge (Legal) [With St. Albert Music Instruction Students]
  • Churchill Manor (Edmonton) – Bluegrass Breaks
  • Dark Skies/Summer Equinox Festival (Bon Accord) – Bluegrass Breaks
  • Glendale Golf and Country Club (Edmonton) – Thursdays
  • Holyrood Seniors Home (Edmonton) – Bluegrass Breaks
  • Inner Revolution Conference (Radisson Hotel, Edmonton) – Matt Day Band
  • Ironwood Seniors Home (St Albert) [With St. Albert Music Instruction Students]
  • Jasper Place Continuing Care Centre (Edmonton) – Bluegrass Breaks
  • Kingswood Park (St Albert) – Alberta Rose
  • Lewis Estates (Edmonton) – Bluegrass Breaks
  • Pembina Seniors Lodge (Westlock) – Bluegrass Breaks
  • Polaris Winter Scout Camp (Edmonton) – Bluegrass Breaks
  • Private Function (Edmonton) – Alberta Rose
  • Private Party (Devon) – Alberta Rose
  • Private Party (Edmonton) – Alberta Rose
  • Rainmaker Rodeo Parade (St Albert) – Thursdays
  • Recording Session (St Albert) – Alberta Rose
  • Rosedale Assisted Living (St Albert) – Bluegrass Breaks
  • Rosedale Manor (Edmonton) – Bluegrass Breaks
  • Rotary Park Canada Day Celebration (St Albert) – Alberta Rose
  • St Albert Art Gallery (St Albert) – Thursdays
  • St Albert Ukulele Meet (St Albert)
  • St Michaels Seniors Home (Edmonton) – Bluegrass Breaks
  • Sitar Recital (Convocation Hall, University of Alberta) – Indian Music Academy
  • Spruce Grove Elevator Society Event (Spruce Grove) – Alberta Rose
  • Strathcona Alzheimer Care Centre (Sherwood Park) – Bluegrass Breaks
  • Studio Recording (MacEwan University, Edmonton) – Alberta Rose
  • Studio Recording (Edmonton) – Bluegrass Breaks
  • Sunrise Village (Camrose) – Bluegrass Breaks
  • Symphony under the Sky (Hawrelak Park, Edmonton) – Instrumental Trio
  • Taylor Seminary (Graduation Banquet) – Bluegrass/Gospel Ensemble
  • Taylor Seminary Jubileers event (Edmonton) – Bluegrass Trio
  • West Edmonton Christian Assembly (Edmonton) – Bluegrass/Gospel Ensemble
  • Youville Home (St Albert) – Bluegrass Breaks

2014

  • Aspen Seniors Lodge (Morinville) – Bluegrass Breaks
  • Brewbakers Pub (Fort MacMurray) – Treblebusters
  • Caleb Manor (Edmonton) – Bluegrass Breaks
  • Cardiff/Morinville Country Jamboree – Bluegrass Group
  • Carrot Café (Edmonton) – Rock Duo [Open Mic]
  • Chateau Mission Home (St Albert) – Bluegrass Breaks
  • Churchill Manor (Edmonton) – Bluegrass Breaks [Dinner Dance]
  • Clarke Stadium (Edmonton) – The Hipsters [Wildcats Football Half-Time Show]
  • Community Church Barbecue (Edmonton) – Bluegrass Breaks [Community Event]
  • Devonshire Care Home (Edmonton) – Bluegrass Breaks
  • Edmonton Street Party (Edmonton) – The Hipsters [Street Party]
  • Fig Tree Book Store (Edmonton) – Gospel Trio [Special Store Event]
  • Grand Union Hotel (Athabasca) – TrebleBusters
  • Holyrood Extended Care Home (Edmonton) – Bluegrass Breaks
  • International Children’s Festival (St Albert) – Featuring Jacob Kryger, Blake Paul, Mike Roste & Steve Simpson [Busking]
  • Ironwood Estates (St Albert) – Bluegrass Breaks
  • Jasper Place Continuing Care Centre (Edmonton) – Bluegrass Breaks
  • Jubilee Lodge (Edmonton) – Ukulele Duo [Birthday Celebration]
  • La Crema Caffe (St Albert) – The Hipsters [Private Function]
  • Laurier House (Sherwood Park ) – Bluegrass Breaks
  • Lewis Estates Senior’s Centre (Edmonton) – Bluegrass Breaks
  • Pembina Seniors Lodge (Westlock) – Bluegrass Breaks
  • Picnic in Glastonbury Park (Edmonton) – Jazz Quartet featuring Matt Day & Wes Yaciuk
  • Private Function (Athabasca) – TrebleBusters
  • Private Residence (St Albert) – The Hipsters [Surprise Birthday Celebration]
  • River Rats Festival (Athabasca) – TrebleBusters [Music Festival]
  • Riverfest Festival (St. Albert) – The Hipsters [Community Event]
  • Rosedale Griesbach (Edmonton) – Bluegrass Breaks [Birthday Celebration]
  • Rosedale Seniors Home (St Albert) – Bluegrass Breaks
  • Rotary Park (St Albert) – The Hipsters [Grand Opening Celebration]
  • Scouts Canada (Edmonton) – Bluegrass Trio [Winter Camp Entertainment]
  • Seniors’ Outreach Network Society (Edmonton) – Events Trio [Dinner Party]
  • Smithfield Seniors Home (Westlock) – Bluegrass Breaks
  • St Albert Farmers Market (St. Albert) – Treblebusters
  • St Michaels’ Extended Care (Edmonton) – Bluegrass Breaks
  • Strathcona Alzheimer Care Centre (Sherwood Park) – Bluegrass Breaks
  • Taylor Seminary Dinner (Edmonton) – Bluegrass/Gospel Group
  • Touchmark Senior Centre (Edmonton) – Bluegrass Breaks
  • Ukulele Jam (Edmonton)
  • West Edmonton Christian Assembly (Edmonton) [Alpha Course Accompaniment, Bluegrass/Gospel Concerts, Morning & Evening Services, Special Events & Services]
  • Westlock Hospital Long-Term Care – Bluegrass Breaks
  • Whistlestop Pub (Jasper) – TrebleBusters
  • Youville Seniors Home (St. Albert) – Bluegrass Breaks

2013

  • Arcadia (St Albert) – Celtic Music Duo [Remembrance Day Service]
  • Carrot Café (Edmonton) – Bluegrass Trio [Open Mic]
  • Fig Tree Book Store (Edmonton) – Gospel Trio [Special Store Event]
  • Ironwood Seniors Centre (St Albert) – Bluegrass Breaks
  • La Crema Caffe (St Albert) – Bluegrass Trio [Private Function]
  • Private Function (Edmonton) – Classic Rock Band
  • Private Function (Morinville) – Celtic Group
  • Private Residence (Edmonton) – Celtic Group
  • Private Residence (Stony Plain) – Classic Rock Band [Birthday Celebration]
  • Senior Citizens Home (Edmonton) – Bluegrass Breaks
  • Sir Alexander Mackenzie Junior High School (St Albert) – The Hipsters [Christmas Party]
  • St Albert Childrens’ Festival (St Albert) – Accompanist
  • St Albert Farmers Market (St Albert) – Singer/Songwriter Showcase
  • St Albert Royal Legion (St Albert) – Jazz Duo [Wedding Dinner]
  • The Studio (Edmonton) – Rock Trio [Mike Roste Album Launch]
  • Tommy Bahamas (Edmonton) – Folk/Rock Trio [Special Store Event]
  • West Edmonton Christian Assembly (Edmonton) – Contemporary Christian Music Group [Morning, Evening & Christmas Services; Church Conference]
  • West Edmonton Christian Assembly (Edmonton) – Solo [Accompanist for Church Choir]
  • Youville Home (St. Albert) – Bluegrass Breaks