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Tuesdays from April 16th to June 4th
7:00pm to 8:30pm
SUE MALCOLM'S BEGINNER FOLK GUITAR LEVEL TWO - Always wanted to learn guitar? It’s never too late! Sue Malcolm is an experienced and patient instructor, specializing in adult beginners. No music reading required. By learning a few basic chords, you can accompany hundreds of songs and discover the fun of playing guitar! Register online at troutlakecc.com. In person registration at the Trout Lake Community Centre, 3360 Victoria Drive. Phone registration - 604.257.6955. All forms of payment are accepted.
Thursdays from April 18th to June 6th
7:00pm to 9:00pm
SUE MALCOLM's BLUEGRASS JAM CLASS - All levels welcome. For guitar, mandolin, banjo, fiddle, bass, dobro and ukulele. You should be able to play basic chords or melody and speed is not necessary. Learn by ear through lots of singing and playing. An excellent way to practice your instrument, work on soloing, sing lead and harmony, and meet jamming buddies. Singers without an instrument are welcome! There will be one or two community performances at the end of the session. The Slow Pitch Jam Songbook Vol. 5 is required - $20 in class or at Rufus and Bone Rattle. 8 weeks for $120. Drop In is $18. Registration is now open! Register online at troutlakecc.com. In person registration at the Trout Lake Community Centre, 3360 Victoria Drive. Phone registration - 604-257-6955. All forms of payment are accepted.
Monday,
May 6th
7:30pm to 9pm
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
7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
THE SODA CRACKERS are the feature band at the Carnegie Centre at the southwest corner of Main and Hastings in the beautiful Downtown East Side. For more information go HERE.
Wednesday,
May 22nd
6:30pm to 8:30pm
THE SODA CRACKERS at the Trout Lake Community Centre, at 3360 Victoria Drive in Vancouver. It's part of the 'Music on the Bow' series in the main lobby. Admission is FREE. You can get more information at 604.257.6955 or HERE
Monday,
June 3rd
7:30pm to 9pm
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,
June 7th to 9th
SUE MALCOLM teaches 'Bluegrass Rhythm Guitar' and 'Bluegrass and Old-Time Repertoire' at the Georgia Straight Guitar Workshop Summer Camp in Crescent Beach, BC. More information HERE
Sunday,
June 8th
10:30am - 12:30pm
THE SODA CRACKERS in a special configuration with Terry Hoffman (guitar) along with Don Fraser (guitar, resophonic guitar) and Stu MacDonald (bass) at the Roundhouse Community Centre, at 181 Roundhouse Mews, near Davie Street and Pacific Blvd in downtown Vancouver. You can get more information at 604.713.1800 or HERE.
Wednesday,
June 19th
6:30pm to 8:30pm
THE SODA CRACKERS at the Trout Lake Community Centre, at 3360 Victoria Drive in Vancouver. It's part of the 'Music on the Bow' series in the main lobby. Admission is FREE. You can get more information at 604.257.6955 or HERE
Wednesday, August 21st
6:30pm to 8:30pm
THE SODA CRACKERS at the Trout Lake Community Centre, at 3360 Victoria Drive in Vancouver. This is part of a FREE outdoor summer concert and barbecue series. Come to the east side of the building and have a picnic! You can get more information at 604.257.6955 or HERE
Tuesday,
September 17th
9:30pm to 10:30pm
THE SODA CRACKERS at the Jericho Folk Club, upstairs in Vancouver's Ocean Access Community Centre - between Jericho Beach and Spanish banks at 1300 Discovery Street (the north end). There's an Open Stage at 8:10pm, and then The Crackers hit the stage about 9:30pm. For more information, call 604-222-4113.
Saturday,
December 14th
8:00pm to 10:30pm
THE SODA CRACKERS don their Christmas hats and present Seasonal Songs Outside The Box. They serve up their usual eclectic mix of bluegrass, swing and country – this time as The Christmas Crackers! Are you sick of the same old seasonal mall music? The Christmas Crackers are the perfect antidote! They’ll dig up some obscure and sometimes irreverent seasonal songs to cure your Christmas blues. Of course there will be delicious dishes from the kitchen and liberal libations to help with that too! Along with an innovative roster of arts events, including readings, pop-up theatre and gallery shows, the Gallery Bistro serves up tasty meals and a full array of specialty coffees and treats. There is a Set Menu Dinner at 7pm & the music starts at 8pm. You can get more information at 604-937-0998 or HERE.