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Tuesdays from February 4th to March 24th
7:00pm to 8:30pm
SUE MALCOLM'S BLUEGRASS AND APPALACHIAN HARMONY SINGING
at the Trout Lake Community Centre, 3360 Victoria Drive in Vancouver BC
Learn to sing the ‘high lonesome’ harmonies of bluegrass and Appalachian old time songs the traditional way – by ear. We’ll explore the music of The Carter Family, Doc Watson, The Stanley Brothers, Monroe Brothers and many more pioneers of this rich musical style. Discover how to find harmony parts with different combinations of singers in small and large groups. No music reading or instrument playing - just lots of breathing, singing and fun! 8 sessions for $150. Register online at troutlakecc.com. In person registration at the Trout Lake Community Centre. Phone registration - 604.257.6955. Course #249015. All forms of payment are accepted.
Monday,
February 3rd
7:30pm to 9:00pm
SUE MALCOLM'S SLOW PITCH JAM at The ANZA Club
3 West 8th Avenue at Ontario Street, Vancouver BC.
Learn the ins and outs of bluegrass jamming in a very supportive atmosphere with a fantastic group of players. It's geared for beginners, but more advanced players find it a great way to practice new licks at a slower speed. It's also a wonderful way to learn new songs and meet other bluegrass lovers. Learn more and watch a short video HERE. Join Sue with her Highrise Lonesome bandmates (Don Fraser, Vic Smyth, Jay Buckwold and Stu MacDonald) to learn bluegrass the Slow Pitch Way. Sponsored by the Pacific Bluegrass and Heritage Society.
Thursdays from February 6th to March 26th
7:00pm to 9:00pm
SUE MALCOLM'S BLUEGRASS SLOW PITCH JAM CLASS
at the Trout Lake Community Centre, 3360 Victoria Drive in Vancouver BC
Learn the skills you need to join in a jam and play popular bluegrass songs at a slower pace. For all acoustic bluegrass instruments. Everyone is welcome from advanced beginners on up. You should be able to play basic chords or melody; speed is not necessary. An excellent way to practice your instrument, learn to play by ear, work on soloing, sing lead and harmony, and meet jamming buddies. The Slow Pitch Jam Songbook Vol. 1 is required - $20 in class or at Rufus and Bone Rattle. 8 sessions for $120. Register online at troutlakecc.com. In person registration at the Trout Lake Community Centre. Phone registration - 604-257-6955. Course #249016. All forms of payment are accepted. Drop-ins are available for $18 each.
Saturday, March 14th
Noon to 2:00pm
HIGHRISE LONESOME at the Killarney Community Centre
6260 Killarney Street in Vancouver, BC.
A free community concert in the lobby. You can get more information at 604-718-8201 or here.
Sunday, March 22nd
5:30pm to 8:00pm
SUE MALCOLM AND THE SWINGIN' DOORS at Hood 29 (formerly The Cottage Bistro), 4468 Main Street at 29th Ave.
An exciting new western swing project bursts onto the Vancouver music scene! L-R: Stu MacDonald on steam-powered bass, Phil Belanger on drums, Don Fraser on lap steel, Sue Malcolm on lead vocals and acoustic guitar, Rueben Gurr on electric guitar and Doug Thordarson on fiddle. $15.00 at the door. Reservations: 604-876-6138.
Sunday, March 29th
8pm to 10:30pm
THE SODA CRACKERS at Ellenwood House, on the west side of Vancouver. The exact address will be sent with your ticket purchase. Tickets $20 at www.brownpapertickets.com or reserve at: 604-222-0273 cowardbarb@hotmail.com
Monday,
April 6th
7:30pm to 9:00pm
SUE MALCOLM'S SLOW PITCH JAM at The ANZA Club
3 West 8th Avenue at Ontario Street, Vancouver BC.
Learn the ins and outs of bluegrass jamming in a very supportive atmosphere with a fantastic group of players. It's geared for beginners, but more advanced players find it a great way to practice new licks at a slower speed. It's also a wonderful way to learn new songs and meet other bluegrass lovers. Learn more and watch a short video HERE. Join Sue with her Highrise Lonesome bandmates (Don Fraser, Vic Smyth, Jay Buckwold and Stu MacDonald) to learn bluegrass the Slow Pitch Way. Sponsored by the Pacific Bluegrass and Heritage Society.
Sunday,
April 19
10:30am - 12:30pm
THE SODA CRACKERS at the Roundhouse Community Centre, at 181 Roundhouse Mews, near Davie Street and Pacific Blvd in downtown Vancouver BC. With guest bassist Kitty King. Free community concert in the lobby. You can get more information at 604.713.1800 or HERE.
Sunday, April 19th
7:00pm to 9:00pm
THE SODA CRACKERS in the lounge at the Sylvia Hotel
1154 Gilford Street in Vancouver, BC.
With guest bassist Kitty King. No cover. You can get more information at 604-681-9321 or HERE.
Monday,
May 4th
7:30pm to 9:00pm
SUE MALCOLM'S SLOW PITCH JAM at The ANZA Club
3 West 8th Avenue at Ontario Street, Vancouver BC.
Learn the ins and outs of bluegrass jamming in a very supportive atmosphere with a fantastic group of players. It's geared for beginners, but more advanced players find it a great way to practice new licks at a slower speed. It's also a wonderful way to learn new songs and meet other bluegrass lovers. Learn more and watch a short video HERE. Join Sue with her Highrise Lonesome bandmates (Don Fraser, Vic Smyth, Jay Buckwold and Stu MacDonald) to learn bluegrass the Slow Pitch Way. Sponsored by the Pacific Bluegrass and Heritage Society.
Wednesday,
May 15th
1:00pm to 2:00pm
THE SODA CRACKERS entertain at the Trout Lake Community Centre.
3360 Victoria Drive in Vancouver, BC.
Mothers Day Seniors Luncheon, with entertainment for only $8.50. Tickets at: 604-257-6955. Book now! These events sell out early.
Saturday, May 23rd
Noon to 2:00pm
HIGHRISE LONESOME at the Killarney Community Centre
6260 Killarney Street in Vancouver, BC.
A free community concert in the lobby. You can get more information at 604-718-8201 or here.
Monday,
June 1st
7:30pm to 9:00pm
SUE MALCOLM'S SLOW PITCH JAM at The ANZA Club
3 West 8th Avenue at Ontario Street, Vancouver BC.
Learn the ins and outs of bluegrass jamming in a very supportive atmosphere with a fantastic group of players. It's geared for beginners, but more advanced players find it a great way to practice new licks at a slower speed. It's also a wonderful way to learn new songs and meet other bluegrass lovers. Learn more and watch a short video HERE. Join Sue with her Highrise Lonesome bandmates (Don Fraser, Vic Smyth, Jay Buckwold and Stu MacDonald) to learn bluegrass the Slow Pitch Way. Sponsored by the Pacific Bluegrass and Heritage Society.
Wednesday, July 15th
6:30pm to 8:30pm
THE SODA CRACKERS at the Trout Lake Community Centre
3360 Victoria Drive in Vancouver, BC.
This is a FREE outdoor summer concert and barbecue series. Come to the east side of the building and bring a picnic! You can get more information at 604.257.6955 or HERE
Tuesday,
September 8
8:00pm to 10:00pm
THE SODA CRACKERS at the Jericho Folk Club
1300 Discovery Street (the north end) between Jericho Beach and Spanish Banks
The Crackers are the feature act, starting around 9pm.