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Gigs from hell and other teachable moments

Posted: Monday, July 30th, 2012

It never ceases to amaze me how thin the line is that I walk on as a singer/songwriter. I can be going along concert after concert thinking that my confidence is great, timing is sharp, I am feeling connected to my audiences and what I do is important and then wham… it hits me out […]

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Defending Human Rights and U2 concerts

Posted: Wednesday, May 16th, 2012

Cindy Snedden and her husband Mike are house concert hosts for Kelowna in assocation with HomeRoutes.ca, a national house concert network based in Winnipeg. The Sneddens regularly host professional Canadian music artists in thier home for a night of inspiring songs and conversation, all in the interest of creating community and supporting great music. My […]

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Do you hear from God?

Posted: Thursday, March 1st, 2012

These days, when I hear someone say “God spoke to me,” my first reaction is to cringe. Just being honest here, but I have seen too many people say they have received directions from The Almighty and then try to use those directions to manipulate. Sure, I do believe that God speaks to those who […]

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Lille Gard Festival 2012

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We’re so excited to be hosting the 3rd annual Lille Gard Festival this year on the grounds of Bo.ttega. Over the past couple of years, Lille Gard Festival has been a grassroots celebration of music lovers, folk / rock / indie / jazz musicians, visual artists, some campers, and a good excuse to hang out for […]

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Building a House Concert Network

Posted: Monday, January 23rd, 2012

One of the things that I am happy to be involved with at TribeHouse is our efforts in developing house concert networks. Eventually we want to build something that we can use to help other singer/songwriters. Over the last 6 years or so, I have performed hundreds of house concerts. The simplicity of that kind […]

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