FSGW and the Institute of Musical Traditions present these two folkstars on their first tour together, performing as a duo and separately. Songwriter Jez Lowe from Co. Durham is in a special category with Ian Robb, Archie Fisher and our own Janie Meneely — folksingers who have written songs often mistaken for old traditional fare. His songs, such as Durham Gaol, The Bergen, and These Coal Town Days, have been recorded by Fairport Convention, The Dubliners, The Tannahill Weavers, Cherish The Ladies, Gordon Bok, and many more. Music critic Dave Marsh called Calgary native James Keelaghan “Canada’s finest singer-songwriter” based on a dozen albums spanning 30 years and featuring Fires of Calais, Cold Missouri Waters, Jenny Bryce, Hillcrest Mine, and Kiri’s Piano. He is also the artistic director of the Summerfolk Music & Crafts Festival in Owen Sound, Ontario, and a Fellow of the Royal Canadian Geographic Society.
Advance tickets will be available online through IMT for $25 ($15 for FSGW members) and at the door for $30 ($20 for FSGW members). Whether you buy tickets online or at the door, you must show your current FSGW membership card to be admitted with a member discount ticket. (We're serious: If you order a discount ticket online and do not show your membership card at the door, your ticket will not be honored. This is an experiment; please help it succeed.)
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