2012 February 23 to 26 – Winter Roots & Blues Roundup III

folkwaysAlive! and Peter North offer huge thanks to everyone who contributed to the Winter Roots & Blues Roundup III, especially our event sponsors:

CKUA Radio Network – and the fabulous team of CKUA volunteers
SoccerMom Records
Edmonton Folk Music Festival
Mecca Music Society
Alberta Music
Edmonton Arts Council
Edmonton Public Library
Blue Chair Café
Blackbyrd Myoozik

Thanks to everyone who attended the concerts, talks, interviews and films! And a special round of applause to our talented musicians, authors, collectors, film makers, scholars and aficionados of roots and blues.

folkwaysAlive!
University of Alberta in partnership with
Smithsonian Folkways Recordings

&
Music North Productions

 present 

 

WINTER ROOTS &
BLUES ROUNDUP III

 

 featuring 

 

Special Guests
Peter Case
 

 
David Babcock and the Nightkeepers
Cindy Church
Dave Clarke
Mark DuFresne (from Roomful of Blues)
Maria Dunn
Jim McLennan
Sean Pinchin
Laura Vinson
And More

 

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February 23 to February 26, 2012
Edmonton , Alberta

Concerts, Workshops, Films & Interviews

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Concerts

The Women of Folkways
featuring Cindy Church, Maria Dunn, Shannon Johnson, Laura Vinson
Thursday, February 23, 7:30pm
Yardbird Suite, Tickets $25

Peter Case
Friday, February 24, 9:00pm
Royal Alberta Museum Theatre, Tickets $20
(plus $5 for 7:00pm film)

Sean Pinchin
Friday, February 24, 8:00pm
Blue Chair Café, Tickets $20

Jim McLennan and Dave Clarke
Saturday, February 25, 8:00pm
Blue Chair Café, Tickets $20

Blues Revue with
Dave Babcock, Mark DuFresne, Roy Forbes & Guests
Saturday, February 25, 9:00pm (doors, 7:30pm)
Century Casino Showroom, Tickets $25

 

Films

David Bromberg – Unsung Treasure
Friday, February 24, 7:00pm – 8:15 pm
Royal Alberta Museum Theatre, $5
(followed by Peter Case Concert, Tickets $20)

Benda Bilili
Saturday, February 25, 12:00pm – 1:30pm
Edmonton Public Library, Edmonton Room (B)
Free (donations welcome)

A Walk in My Dream
Saturday, February 25, 2:00pm – 3:30pm
Edmonton Public Library, Edmonton Room (B)
Free (donations welcome)

Troubadour Blues
Featuring live conversation with
Director Tom Weber and Peter Case
Saturday, February 25, 7:00pm
Art Gallery of Alberta Theatre, Tickets $10

The Godmother of Rock & Roll: Sister Rosetta Tharpe
Sunday, February 26, 1:00pm – 2:00pm
Edmonton Public Library Theatre ($5)

 

Workshops, Interviews

Reading Roots & Blues
With John Einarson, Janice MacDonald, Tom Weber
Saturday, February 25, 10:30am – 11:30am
Edmonton Public Library, Centennial Room (A)
Free (donations welcome)

Folk Styles Guitar
With Jim McLennan & Dave Clarke
Saturday, February 25, 12:15pm – 1:15pm
Edmonton Public Library, Centennial Room (A) ($5)

Music Migrations
With Carl Urion
Saturday, February 25, 2:15pm – 3:15pm
Edmonton Public Library, Centennial Room (A)
Free (donations welcome)

Canadian Classics, Folkways Style
With Roy Forbes, Maria Dunn & Jim McLennan
Saturday, February 25, 2:00pm – 3:30pm
Art Gallery of Alberta Theatre ($10)

The Blues of Folkways III
With Peter Case, Sean Pinchen & Holger Petersen
Saturday, February 25, 4:15pm – 5:15pm
Art Gallery of Alberta Theatre ($10)

Writing Roots & Blues
Peter North interview with author John Einarson
Sunday, February 26, 1:00pm – 2:00pm
Edmonton Public Library, Edmonton Room (B)
Free (donations welcome)

Celtic Connections
With Roddy Campbell & Andy Donnelly
Sunday, February 26, 2:15 – 3:15pm
Edmonton Public Library, Edmonton Room (B)
Free (donations welcome)

And

A CKUA Radio Network Special Event:
Roy’s Record Room Live
Sunday, February 26, 3:30pm – 5:00pm
Edmonton Public Library Theatre, ($10)

 

Tickets

Tickets for Edmonton Public Library events are available at the door or during office hours at
folkwaysAlive!, University of Alberta, 3-47 Old Arts Building
Stanley Milner Library, 7 Sir Winston Churchill Square
CKUA Radio Network, 4th Floor, 10526 Jasper Avenue

Tickets for Yardbird Suite, Royal Alberta Museum and Century Casino Concerts are available at the door or at

Tix on The Square, www.tixonthesquare.com
9930-102 Avenue
Sir Winston Churchill Square, Edmonton
Tel: 780.420.1757; 1.877.888.1757

Blackbyrd Myoosik, www.blackbyrd.ca
10442 82 Avenue NW Edmonton
Tel: 780. 439.1273

Tickets for Century Casino Showroom ($25) are available at the door or at
Century Casino Box Office
13103 Fort Road
Tel: 780.643.4000

Tickets for Blue Chair Café Concerts ($20)
Are available at the door or in advance at
www.bluechair.ca
9624 – 76 Ave Edmonton
Tel: 780.989.2861; e-mail: reso@bluechair.ca

 

Venues

Art Gallery of Alberta, 2 Sir Winston Churchill Square
Blue Chair Café, 9624 76th Avenue
Century Casino, 13103 Fort Road
Edmonton Public Library (Stanley A. Milner Library),
7 Sir Winston Churchill Square
Royal Alberta Museum, 12845 102 Avenue
Yardbird Suite, 11 Tommy Banks Way

 

Media

Winter Roots & Blues Roundup III Press Release

Program (pdf document):