To continue on where things were left off on the first blog post… …indeed Fredericton proved to be much more of a gem of a city than anticipated. Visiting our great-grand-folks grave markers at the Christ Church Cathedral there was entirely more inspiring than expected. Being a person who questions adherence to any religion in … More East Coast 2017: More Fredericton, Moncton, Prince Edward Island and back again! Day 9?ish
Hi folks! It is day two on the first Ali McCormick Atlantic adventure. Leaving Ontario on Sunday proved unnecessary…never the less, it leaves some extra time for exploration as well as a restful sleep in a hotel bed. For those slightly younger-uns reading and aspiring to strike out on the Trans-Canada with song…car sleeping in … More East Tour 2017: Day 2, The things you do for a familiar face as a grassroots touring artist/parking lot blues…
Looking back on the past two weekends tooting around South and Eastern Ontario I am once again humbled and inspired to continue this Troubadorian Lifestyle. Not only were the gigs in unknown lands, they were also RIGHT before a three week tour of the Eastern Provinces. Needless to say venturing out from the comfort of … More Pre-Tour-Ramble
With the closing of the year upon us I bid you dear random reader the Merriest of Christmases and Happiest of New Years from Stella Ontario where my partner and I will be house and cat sitting until the 2nd week of January. It has been yet another fortunate year on Earth filled with all … More Merry Catmas & A Happy Mew Year!
The hospitality of music lovers along the Trans Canada Hwy, friends and strangers alike, again astounds me. Graven and I rocked the first tour date to a small but appreciative audience in Sault Ste Marie. Steve, Bob and the patrons of LopLops truly understand the importance of a travelling musician’s needs. We were initially ecstatic … More When your Crash-Spot-Cookie-Crumbles
We are driving North-West towards our first date on the Clean Water Release Tour. The air is warm and very dry for early June but a cool breeze cuts past massive granite outcrops coming in off of the North Channel, Hwy 17 scenery; a vibrant and glorious moving picture. Only the whisper of show nerves … More Love this road.