Ghostown Blues

Here at Ghostown Blues you can experience the organic beauty that remains in the craftsmanship preserved in our high quality, unique accommodations.  Sit by the fire and enjoy the quiet solitude while you enjoy the sunset. Put your feet up on the veranda & enjoy a glass of wine or have your supper out of the back of an original 1925 chuck wagon.  Experience the historic buildings, wagons and structures Greg has spent many years acquiring, relocating and restoring from the pioneer years on the Canadian Prairies. Ghostown Blues is one of, if not the only place in Canada where you can experience a feeling of connection to the land and spirit the early settlers must have felt when they risked it all for a better life in a new land.

Ghostown Blues is also a great venue for weddings, family reunions, conferences, holiday parties, and more.

Ghostown Blues supports and endorses full time independent professional musicians, performing original music in an intimate atmosphere. We also showcase local talent who support our music and have an interest in honing their craft with some of the best musicians going down the road today. You never know who you might find around the campfire at Ghostown Blues.

For all performances doors open at 7:00 PM with shows at 7:30. The performances are "Music By Donation" (Suggested $20) with all proceeds to the artists. All ages are welcome to attend unless otherwise noted. Please feel free to bring your own beverages and snacks.

COME ENJOY OUR NEXT SHOW

 


SEAN PINCHIN

THURSDAY MAY 24th @ 7:30 PM, ALL AGES WELCOME

Juno nominee Sean Pinchin with the title track of his great Monkey Brain album.....http://seanpinchin.ca/
2017 Juno Nominee for Blues album Of the Year, Sean Pinchin haunts the stage with his sultry sounds and elegant verse. Sean found his calling in Folk and Blues’, finding the community and the music spoke to his lifestyle and his heart. A self-proclaimed “typical” Ginger and Taurus, his down-to-earth and easy going personality compliments the energetic charisma he projects on stage. His songs are deeply rooted in the storytelling traditions of folk and blues with a contemporary vibe. Sean has a gritty guitar sound that, at times, is reminiscent of a deep swamp boogie, and elsewhere, his slide guitar evokes the legends of the Mississippi delta.


MARE WAKEFIELD AND NOMAD

SATURDAY JUNE 9th @ 7:30 PM, ALL AGES WELCOME

Mare Wakefield and Nomad perform their original song "Real Big Love" in their Nashville studio. www.marewakefield.com

“Lovely vocals and even lovelier songs. Mare Wakefield and Nomad are a little bit old country, a lot contemporary folk a la Dar Williams or Patty Griffin.”   ~  New York Times

“Daddy was a seeker,” says Mare Wakefield. “Eventually he became a Salvationist minister. Mama was a gypsy, loving nothing more than a long stretch of highway.”

Born with wanderlust in her DNA, Mare lived in eight different places before she was ten. “It was a roller-coaster way to grow up, but my brother and I learned to fit in fast,” she says. “We picked up Wisconsin accents in two weeks. Eighteen months later we were drawling like native Texans.”

For Turkish-born Nomad, the journey was equally varied. His musical education began at the exclusive Istanbul Conservatory and continued with a scholarship to Berklee College of Music. Nomad’s gift for musical arrangements includes a full arsenal of classical, folk and jazz chops.

Versatility and travel-scapes are evident in their music. Listeners roam through Arizona deserts, Oklahoma oil fields and Amsterdam canals. Journeys go inward too, exploring hope, heartbreak and barroom brawls. Story and song are woven together by Mare’s intimate delivery and Nomad’s exquisite piano and accordion.

Currently based in Nashville, the pair were 2016 and 2015 Kerrville NewFolk finalists and 2015 Falcon Ridge Emerging Artists. 


CAMERON MOLLOY - SOLO

WEDNESDAY JUNE 27TH @ 7:30 PM


 Molloy’s career spans back to the days when artists would personally deliver promotional copies of their 45 RPM disks to individual DJ’s at independent radio stations (which at the time was all of them!). His hastily recorded single, “ICBC Blues” lamented a controversial decision by the British Columbian government. The resulting spate of countrywide airplay was a classic “flash-in-the-pan”, but now people knew his name. Meanwhile many of those small-town DJ’s he’d made friends with had moved up into major market radio stations. They helped his releases such as “Ghost Riders In The Sky” receive considerable airplay and before long his record “Diamonds In The Dark” soared up the Canadian country charts, topping out at number two. 

Molloy’s career spans back to the days when artists would personally deliver promotional copies of their 45 RPM disks to individual DJ’s at independent radio stations (which at the time was all of them!). His hastily recorded single, “ICBC Blues” lamented a controversial decision by the British Columbian government. The resulting spate of countrywide airplay was a classic “flash-in-the-pan”, but now people knew his name. Meanwhile many of those small-town DJ’s he’d made friends with had moved up into major market radio stations. They helped his releases such as “Ghost Riders In The Sky” receive considerable airplay and before long his record “Diamonds In The Dark” soared up the Canadian country charts, topping out at number two. 


If you are looking for more live music, we work with our friends over at Maple Creek Small Venue & House Concerts. Find all kinds of live music here.