Borealis signing

borealis logoThe new album is written, recording is underway, and I’ve just been signed to Toronto folk label Borealis Records. The new album is scheduled for release early 2017. Exclusively at live shows and via the *New Album Preorder* page, you can preorder a copy and thus help fund the project. In exchange, you’ll get a CD in the mail as soon as I receive the first batch, get it signed by all the musicians, and write you a personal thank you note. Also, you’ll be sent a link to download the album way in advance of its official release. Thanks for your support. 2017 is going to be a big year!

Laying low, staying local

For the next few months, I’ll be laying low and focusing on writing the next album (seven eight songs in already). It’s been a fantastic year! Highlights include showcasing at Folk Alliance International in Kansas City, touring The Netherlands, performing Rogue Folk Club as a trio with John Ellis and Rob Becker, travelling VIA Rail as their “artist on board,” and playing a special guest spot at Calgary Folk Club. If you’ve come out to a show, purchased my music, paid me a compliment (clapping counts), or told someone about my music – THANK YOU! Check shows page for any local gigs coming up.

Alberta bound

cfclogoI’ll be training it to Alberta early October as VIA Rail’s “artists on board.” Here’s where you can find me:

Sep 30: Whistle Stop Pub, Jasper

Oct 1: Wine-Ohs, Calgary

Oct 2: Calgary Folk Club

Oct 3: Blue Chair Cafe, Edmonton

See “Shows” page for more details

Maybe see ya!

Chris Ronald Trio perform Rogue Folk Club

rogue_folk_clubI’m honoured to be performing Rogue Folk Club on Friday 22nd May. For this special show I will be accompanied by John Ellis on multiple instruments and Rob Becker on upright bass. This will be my last major Vancouver show for some time as I plan to lay low for a while to focus on writing and recording my next album. Advance purchase of tickets is recommended and can be done by clicking here. This is an all ages show – adults $20, youth (6-12) $10, children (0-5) $0, seniors (65+) $17.

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April in The Netherlands

cj holland poster