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Wednesday, October 21st, 2015
Was just thinking the other day about the album I made in 2008 and released around this time seven years ago called, 'You, Me & The Horse'. It was produced by co-founder of Skydiggers, Josh Finlayson and well respected Toronto musician Tim Bovaconti. This album was a fairly acoustic affair with it's initial inspiration being Gordon Lightfoot's 60's output on United Artists. I loved the sound of those early albums and the full sound he got from mainly acoustic instruments and arrangements. Of course, 'You, Me & The Horse' sounds nothing like them, we came up with own thing which is good.
You can still buy it on CD via our store: http://www.maplemusic.com/product.asp?dept_id=2926&pf_id=2925-03&lang=EN
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Friday, September 11th, 2015
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Wednesday, September 2nd, 2015
Hey folks, just wanted to let you know that I'll be opening for some friends "Eli & The Strawman" tonight at The Dakota Tavern (249 Ossington Ave.) in Toronto. Doors at 9pm. Full Band
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Friday, August 7th, 2015
I'm looking forward to playing Apple Annie's (109 Mississaga St E,) in Orillia this Sunday with Wayne Petti of Cuff the Duke and Liz Powell of Land of Talk. I'll be joined by Dan Mock and James McKie. Doors are at 6:30 and we go on at 7. I hear it's sold out but perhaps they'll squeeze a few more folks in.
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Thursday, July 9th, 2015
Hey folks, wanted to let you know that I'll be playing Sunday July 19th during the 2015 Pan Am Games in Toronto on the Harbourfront Centre Deck Stage. I'll be on solo at 5:30. Later that night I'll be opening for songwriter/producer, Joe Henry at Hugh's Room, 8pm!
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Friday, May 22nd, 2015
Tonight, I'll be in Sudbury at Fromagerie with Dan Mock on upright. This will be the first date of a 12 show trek that will bring us out to Vancouver and back. Check out the dates below and hopefully we're passing through your town! You can also check out the TOUR page for more details…
*Friday May 22nd
Fromagerie Elgin Elgin, Sudbury, ON
*Saturday May 23rd
LopLops, Sault Ste Marie, ON
10pm w/ Sam Weber
*Monday May 25th
Village Guitar & Amp Co., Saskatoon, SK
*Tuesday May 26th
Good Earth Coffeehouse Canmore, Canmore, AB
*Wednesday May 27th
The Black Dog Freehouse, Edmonton, AB
*Thursday May 28th
Wine-Ohs, Calgary, AB
*Friday May 29th
The Last Drop Pub, Revelstoke, BC
*Saturday May 30th
The Railway Club (North Stage), Vancouver, BC
*Monday June 1st
Elk & Oarsman Pub and Grill, Banff, AB
*Wednesday June 3rd
Artful Dodger Cafe & Music Emporium Regina, SK
*Thursday June 4th
Times Change(d) High And Lonesome Club – Pollo Volonteinnipeg, MB
*Friday June 5th
Apollo Bar & Restaurant, Thunder Bay, ON
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Monday, May 11th, 2015
Just got home from a fantastic East Coast Tour and before we head out West next week, we'll be releasing a 45 with our good friend, Graham Nicholas called 'Safely Home'. The release show will take place this Friday May 15th at The Cameron House(back room) in Toronto. Doors at 8pm, music starts at 9 with Grady Kelneck opening. Read more on the background of this single and steam the songs at Exclaim!: http://exclaim.ca/Music/article/jerry_leger_graham_nicholas-rusty_but_workin_one_gallon_to_go
Artwork by Shannon Gerard.
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Thursday, May 7th, 2015
Thanks to Bob Mersereau at CBC for writing about our upcoming New Brunswick shows!
http://www.cbc.ca/nb/mt/east-coast-music/2015/05/jerry-legers-early-riser-shows-come-to-nb.html Tonight May 7 @ The Capital, Fredericton, 10pm
Friday May 8 @ Pepper’s Pub, Saint John, 10pm
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Thursday, April 30th, 2015
Hey folks, well, Dan, Kyle and I are about to hit the road for our show at House of Targ in Ottawa tonight. Doors at 9 and only $7 to get in! After that we'll keep moving east. Check out the TOUR page to see if we'll be passing through your town.
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Thursday, April 23rd, 2015
Wow, time flies, EARLY RISER is already a year old! It's been a great 12 months and I wanna thank all of the folks out there who bought it in form or another. Appreciate the support! I also wanna thank those who were involved in the recording and production: Michael Timmins, my band; James McKie, Dan Mock & Kyle Sullivan, Aaron Comeau, Jeff Heisholt, Darcy Hepner, Carleigh Aikins, Tamara Lindeman, Ivy Mairi, Andy Maize, Peter Moore, Daniel Romano and Ken Beattie.
You can purchase it on LP: http://www.maplemusic.com/product.asp?dept_id=2926&pf_id=2925-10&lang=EN
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