About Andrew Smith
Andrew Smith is a KERRVILLE NEW FOLK WINNER for his songwriting and a “WORLD CLASS” tap style instrumentalist and his live show combines these talents. He has been playing folk clubs, festivals and house concerts in Canada, the USA and Europe to enthusiastic audiences. Andrew has shared the stage with Bruce Cockburn, Ruthie Foster, Gordie Sampson, Martyn Joseph and David Wilcox. Andrew played at the INTERNATIONAL GUITAR FESTIVAL in Dresden Germany (to rave reviews). The festival featured a dozen great guitar players from around the world. He also travelled to Africa with a film crew – commissioned to write and record a tap style instrumental piece for the documentary film ‘An Orphan’s Dream’. Smith also performs with his son in a folk duo. View site here. When Andrew is not playing music he works as a producer out of his studio in Kelowna, BC. He was recently awarded PRODUCER OF THE YEAR in the Okanagan, and recorded award-winning folk artist Jane Eamon’s ‘a different place’ and ‘deep water’ CDs. Father-son Duo website: http://andrewandzacharismith.com
Posts by Andrew Smith
Artists and Activists met together at Bottega Farm Inn on Fri Mar 2 as part 1 of the Lille Gard Discussion Series. The idea was simply to bring together people from the Okanagan who want to change the world; who want to share ideas and experiences, and discover creative ways to advance justice causes. The people that gathered were from [...]Continue Reading
Rik Leaf is one of Canada’s leading cultural innovators and an authoritative voice on creativity and innovation. He is an author, poet, singer-songwriter, and experienced risk-taker. As a professional performer, producer, recording artist and author, Rik has spent over 15 years working in a highly competitive industry that has been in a constant state of upheaval. For [...]Continue Reading
In the wonderful novel by celebrated author Chaim Potok, ‘The Gift of Asher Lev’, the great painter Asher Lev is being addressed by his mentor, the world famous sculptor Jacob Kahn. Jacob Kahn, on his deathbed, is explaining to Asher Lev why he accepted Asher as his student many years before: “Oh do not think [...]Continue Reading
Although I’m a musician and songwriter by trade, I am MOST inspired by other art forms and disciplines – especially visual art and dance. I have been a fan of Alex Fong ever since I went to his show at a downtown gallery about 2 years ago. And so I was excited to get his thoughts on [...]Continue Reading
Katalyst Artist Gathering – with Jesse Padgett
March 06 2014
This month’s Katalyst artist gathering will feature Jesse Padgett. Jesse is originally from Missouri…
- lunette de vue ray ban: I cannot thank you enough for the blog article.Really looking forward to read more. Really...
- Janice Clark: The longing for personal connection in community yet the fear of vulnerability is what keeps us from...
- Mary Anne Bale: thank you…it is beautiful..listening to it here in Africa.
InnCluded a music compilation to benefit those without a home.
Tribehouse has put together a fine music compilation to benefit “Inn From The Cold” homeless shelter in Kelowna BC.
The project is called InnCluded and…
Lille Gard Festival – What a blast!