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Home Routes / Chemin Chez Nous Brings Old Paint Duo to the “Red Cedar Route” Concert Series
Jeff Dill & Miriam Sonstenes
Performing in Southern British Columbia October 2019
[Wnnipeg] Home Routes/Chemin Chez Nous house concert network is thrilled to present Old Paint Duo on the ‘Red Cedar Route’ house concert series this April, touring southern British Columbia. The Old Paint Duo Red Cedar Route tour runs October 15 to 27, kicking off in West Kelowna, BC.. Full schedule is below, and at https://www.homeroutes.ca/homeroutes-artists/old-paint-duo/.
With a tight vocal blend on classic duets of love and longing, heartfelt songwriting and compelling fiddle tunes, old and new, Old Paint Duo delivers a warm and inviting sound, borne of a deep love of traditional music and contemporary storytelling.
Red Cedar Route Dates - Old Paint Duo
October 15, 2019 West Kelowna
October 16, 2019 Clearwater
October 17, 2019 Kamloops
October 18, 2019 Anmore
October 19, 2019 Roberts Creek
October 20, 2019 Vananda
October 21, 2019 Powell River
October 24, 2019 Courtenay
October 25, 2019 Bowser
October 26, 2019 Saltair
October 27, 2019 Victoria
October 28, 2019 Metchosin
To attend any of these shows, please contact Home Routes/ Chemin Chez Nous HERE or via email firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com or call: (204) 480-3380, Toll-free in Canada: 1 (866) 925-6889. The full Home Routes schedule can be accessed online at homeroutes.ca.
Red Cedar Route - Southern BC
Oct 15-27, 2019: Old Paint Duo (BC)
Nov 9-22, 2019: Abby-Jade (MB)
Jan 26-Feb 8, 2020: Claudia Russell & Bruce Kaplan (CA)
Feb 25-Mar 8, 2020: Brent Mason (NB)
March 25-Apr 6, 2020: Casati (MB)
Apr 23-May 6, 2020: Two Piano Tornado (YT / MB)
About Old Paint Duo
OLD PAINT DUO is Miriam Sonstenes and Jeff Dill, who have been making acoustic music steeped in American roots traditions for over a decade. Based in Victoria, British Columbia,, and using the guitar and fiddle as their base and leaping off point, these two serve up old country songs, Texas fiddle tunes, old time square dance music and original songs with grace and style.
With their full length debut (titled Old Paint Duo) released May 10th, 2019, Old Paint Duo is gearing up for an exciting year of touring and performing. The album features original songwriting, covers of classic country duets by the likes of Hank Williams, The Louvin Brothers and Dolly Parton & Porter Wagoner, as well as original and traditional old time fiddle tunes. The album was recorded and produced by Tad Ruszel, in Victoria, BC.
Old Paint’s musical travels have taken them to Ireland, North Carolina, Louisiana, and across Canada on VIA Rail’s Artists on Board Program. The duo recently opened for John Reischman and The Jaybirds, and in March 2018 completed a Home Routes house concert tour in Alberta and Saskatchewan. Miriam also gigs regularly with the award winning roots trio The Sweet Lowdown, as well as Victoria’s progressive acoustic outfit The Unfaithful Servants. Jeff is a member of Riverside Bluegrass Band and both have recently taught at various camps in and around BC, including Vancouver Island Music Workshop, Nimblefingers Bluegrass & Old Time Workshop, and Mountain Fever Bluegrass Camp.
With a tight vocal blend on classic duets of love and longing, heartfelt songwriting and compelling fiddle tunes old and new, Old Paint Duo delivers a warm and inviting sound, borne of a deep love of traditional music and contemporary storytelling.
Red Cedar Route
The Red Cedar Route is a project of Home Routes/Chemin Chez Nous, presenting Canadian and international artists to audiences in Southern British Columbia and throughout Canada. Home Routes’ programming emphasizes artistic excellence, and diverse and entertaining performances that leave audiences breathless and wanting more.
About House Concerts:
House concerts have a triple function: they support artists’ ability to make a living, they make music accessible on a grassroots level to all corners of Canada, and they connect people -- a social engine that builds community.
Home Routes/ Chemin Chez Nous would like to thank our funders and partners for their support. This project is made possible in part by the Manitoba Arts Council, FACTOR, SOCAN Foundation, and The Canada Council for the Arts.
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Old Paint Duo Links:
Maritime Trail Schedule: https://www.homeroutes.ca/homeroutes-artists/old-paint-duo/
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