Cross-Canada Tour

So today we departed Toronto at an obscenely early time and drove all the way to Quebec city to kick off our cross-Canada tour. The ride here was fairly uneventful, mostly everyone was snoozin’ (except the driver, phewf!)   Jamie and I recorded a radio spot for CBC in Fredricton from the van, so maybe you might hear it sometime this week. We also stopped by Last Gang Records office in Montreal, said hi to the crew there and hit the road with plenty of cds and vinyl to sell on the road.

Currently we are hanging out at Le Cercle in Quebec city, with our dear friends the Acorn, Howie and Jeffrey are playing dice, Ryan is reading and writing, Jenny is knitting, Heather is playing banjo somewhere, Jamie is touching his Ipod touch, and Casey and I are internetting. Nice ways to pass time before the show tonight!

Speaking of shows, here’s what we have coming up over the next few weeks:

20 Oct 2009 21:00 Le Cercle w/ The Acorn Quebec, Quebec

22 Oct 2009 21:00 Baba’s Lounge w/ The Acorn Charlottetown, Prince Edward

23 Oct 2009 20:00 St. Matthews United Church – Halifax Pop Explosion – w/ The Acorn Halifax, Nova Scotia

24 Oct 2009 20:00 Charlotte Street Arts Centre w/ The Acorn Fredricton, New Brunswick

25 Oct 2009 8:00 Sackville United Church with Snailhouse Sackville

5 Nov 2009 20:30 Lambi Montreal, Quebec

6 Nov 2009 20:00 The Grad Club Kingston, Ontario

7 Nov 2009 21:00 Babylon Ottawa, Ontario

10 Nov 2009 20:00 The Townehouse Sudbury, Ontario

11 Nov 2009 20:00 Loplop Lounge and Gallery Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario

12 Nov 2009 20:00 The Apollo Thunder Bay, Ontario

13 Nov 2009 21:00 The Lo Pub Winnipeg, Manitoba

14 Nov 2009 20:00 Amigo’s w/ Slow Down Molasses Saskatoon, Saskatchewan

16 Nov 2009 20:00 The Exchange Regina, Saskatchewan

18 Nov 2009 20:00 Marquee Room Calgary, Alberta

19 Nov 2009 20:00 Pawn Shop Edmonton, Alberta

20 Nov 2009 19:00 Habitat Kelowna, British Columbia

21 Nov 2009 20:00 The Biltmore Cabaret Vancouver, British Columbia

23 Nov 2009 20:00 Communitea Cafe Canmore, Alberta

We hope to see friends old and new at the shows, so if we’re rolling into a town near you, come check us out!

I will leave you with a video performance of Jailbird Blues we did recently with Mitch in Guelph.

http://www.southernsouls.ca/ohbijou.html

Take care and stay warm!

Anissa (and the rest of the bijs)

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