CFMA nominee showcase

2014-Nominee-StickerAs well as being nominated for “Songwriter of the Year” at the CFMAs, I’ve been invited to showcase on the first night of the Awards weekend: Thursday 27th November at The Bronson Centre, Ottawa. There will be six awesome showcases on Thursday evening and six on Friday. Click here for more info and tickets.

In addition to my showcase performance, I’ll be making a couple of other appearances during the weekend as follows:

  • Thu 27 Nov, 1:30pm: Royal Ottawa Mental Health Centre – Art Beat community performance
  • Thu 27 Nov, 7:30: Nominee showcase performance, Bronson Centre
  • Fri 28 Nov, 3:30pm: “Window of Opportunity” on CKCU 93.1 FM ( – live interview and tunes
  • Sat 29 Nov, 7:30pm: Awards Gala, Bronson Centre – fingers crossed!
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First foray into Ontario & Quebec

ON QC poster

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Georgia Straight review

According to The Georgia Straight, “Chris Ronald’s keenly luxuriant voice and immaculate songcraft is all it takes to soothe a gigantic field populated by hungry, man-eating Triffids.” Read Ken Eisner’s glowing review of the Timeline album here.

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Nominated for CFMA “Songwriter of the Year”

Here are the nominees for “Songwriter of the Year” at the Canadian Folk Music Awards:

The awards ceremony is end of November. Fingers crossed!


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FMO and VIA Rail

Click to enlargeThings are falling into place for my trip to Ontario in October. I’ll be showcasing at the FMO Conference weekend of October 18th as well as hosting a showcase called Best West Song Circle featuring artists from Western Canada. If you’re at FMO, this is where you’ll find me Friday and Saturday nights:

Friday: 11:25 @ World of Music, 12:30 @ Folkin’ Genius Lounge, 1:40 @ Roots ‘n’ Roll, 2:30 @ Newbies & Oldies

Saturday: 11:20 @ Roots ‘n’ Roll, 12:00 @ Best West Song Circle, 2:00 @ Best West Song Circle

After the conference, I’ll be playing shows between Toronto and Québec City until the end of October when I take VIA Rail back to Vancouver as their ‘Artist on Board.’ Check the ‘Shows’ page to see if I’m coming to a venue near you.

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