Show time 7:30 pm, 3rd Thursday of each month. Tickets $10.00 at the door.
Britannia Shipyard, 5180 Westwater Drive, Steveston BC
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Thursday August 16th. - Chinese Bunkhouse at Britannia Shipyard
"Griffin and Holdstock" Showtime 7.30pm
SFG welcomes Griffin and Holdstock. Kathy Griffin and Roger Holdstock, together have a wealth of musical background. They have great harmonies, and their voices blend so well. Some of you will remember Roger, a founding member of the folk band Fraser Union, who along with Barry Truter and Henk Piket, have graced these fair shores many times. Kathy has a background in barbershop quartet, with the Thunderbirds Barbershop Chorus. Together Kathy and Roger have successfully honed their harmonies to demonstrate what a varied repertoire of songs they have. You will be in for a treat. Be early. The Kiwis are coming......special guests from NZ. Kiwis Jill King, Bob Large, and Lew Black will be opening the show. Bob runs the Titirangi Folk Club in Auckland, and Lew is known for the Home brew Sessions at the Auckland Folk Festival, both are members of Auckland's Maritime Crew. This will be a fun night for all
Thursday September 20th.- Chinese Bunkhouse at Britannia Shipyard
"Simon Kempston" Showtime 7.30pm
SFG welcomes Simon Kempston, "one of Scotland's best songwriters"(The Sunday Herald) and leading fingerstyle guitarists, performs music is steeped in the history of the folk, blues and celtic traditions and is complemented by Simon's rich, powerful and compelling clipped vocal style. His unique talent shows through in his thought-provoking, evocative, original songs portrayed in a wonderfully intimate setting. His beautifully crafted folk-tinged material showcases his incredible, distinctive and intricate fingerstyle guitar work - an exciting blend of the folk-baroque, blues and classical styles, and his gently nuanced, compelling tenor vocals. An inspiring, poetic lyricist, Simon's live performances are intense and impassioned, the subject matter chiefly Scottish, yet with universal appeal. Simon will be playing songs from his latest cd "Vanishing act: and from "Onward she travels". This special Vancouver concert is not to be missed. 'Stunning talent'(STV). 'Beautiful tunes, infinitely talented' (BBC Radio 3).