For any long time readers here, you will know my favourite day of the year is always the Burnaby Blues and Roots Festival, which also coincides with my yearly birthday celebration. Well, in as much happiness as that day gives me each year, this year I am in a state of extra … [Read more...]
Waking Up to the Burnaby Blues and Roots Festival 2017
Waking up Burnaby Blues and Roots Festival morning is like Christmas morning for me as a kid. Excitement and anticipation fill the air! Getting to sit back on the lawn at Deer Lake and listen to the various musicians is like unwrapping the most marvellous gifts! All totally … [Read more...]
2016 Burnaby Blues and Roots Festival Conundrums: Garden Stage or Westwood?
Despite my love for the Burnaby Blues and Roots Festival, they really do make my life difficult on this day every year, when they force me to choose between the talented musicians on the Garden Stage verses on Westwood. For me, who in particular enjoys the performances earlier … [Read more...]
Celebrating Jesse Roper with a Sex Swing!
Proud of my buddy Jesse Roper who has been raging up a storm of blues, this past week as a contender in the International Blues Challenge in Memphis, Tennessee. Been rather nostalgic about Jesse all week, as he and I actually met for the first time at the same prestigious blues … [Read more...]
Burnaby Blues and Roots Festival 2015: My Top Ten Moments
The Burnaby Blues & Roots Festival 2015 at scenic Deer Lake Park was a rousing success, albeit with just a hint of rain this year -- a first for me; the rain that is. I'm a veteran by now, my sixth (!) year at the festival of its sixteen-year run. As with every year, the … [Read more...]
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