Kate Reid's October Newsletter 2014

Hey Excellent People and supporters of independent music!
How are you all doing? I hope all is well in your respective worlds. This is just a quick newsletter to give you info about my upcoming shows.

I’m in the middle of writing a keynote address for the conference I will be attending in November in Ontario. I am also pondering when the hell I’m going to get all this marking done for the classes I am TA-ing at UBC and Emily Carr University of Art and Design, and further to that, when the hell I am actually going to write my Master’s thesis! Sometimes I wonder what I have gotten myself into. But at least, I still get to perform here and there, in between all the school stuff. So, below are my shows for the rest of year, and I know they will be oh-so-fun! Shaw TV is filming the show in Edmonton because Camp fYrefly, Chase McKee (my youth co-songwriting buddy) and I are launching our new Camp fYrefly anthem, “fYreflies”. So, I may have a fun little video to show you all after the show’s over.

Wishing you well from cloudy Vancouver,
Kate xo

Thursday, October 23rd, 2014
The Artery - with Chase McKee and Camp fYrefly
Doors at 7:30pm/show at 8:30pm
9535 Jasper Ave., Edmonton, AB
(780) 233-3635
Price: $12/advance, $15/door, $10/youth (18 yrs. & under)
Special guest, youth spoken word artist from Calgary, Chase McKee, will be joining Kate onstage to launch their new song, "fYreflies". Camp fYrefly, a leadership camp for queer and allied youth is co-presenting this show. Tickets can be purchased at: http://yeglive.ca/events/kate-reid/oct-23-2014/artery. Tickets will also be available for purchase through the yeglive.ca automated ticketing kiosk(s) located at: Pawn Shop, 10551 Whyte Ave, Edmonton. This is an ALL-AGES show. 

Saturday, October 25th, 2014
Silvertip Pavilion - Fundraiser for the Canmore Hospital Ladies' Auxiliary
Doors at 7pm/show at 8pm
2000 Silvertip Trail, Canmore, AB T1W 3J4
Price: $20/person
This is proving to be Canmore's gala fundraiser of the year! Cocktail hour,50/50 draw, plus prizes drawn (including a trip for two to Waikiki, Hawaii).Entertainment provided by Kate Reid, Cori Brewster, Amy Bishop and Myriam Walsh. Tickets are available at Cafe Books in Canmore, or call Terri Harrison: 403. 678.7691. 

Sunday, October 26th, 2014
Living Spirit United Church - with Mason Jenkins
Doors at 1pm/show at 1:30pm
629 49 Ave SW, Calgary, AB
Price: $20 at the door or go to this Brown Paper Tickets link: http://www.brownpapertickets.com/browse.html
Kate will be playing an afternoon concert at this affirming church. Her opening act is local songwriter and performer, Mason Jenkins. 

Thursday, November 6th, 2014
Ontario Contact Conference - Keynote
11:30am-1:30pm
Best Western Hotel, 924 King St., Midland, Ontario
Price: for registered delegates only.
Kate will be the keynote speaker/performer for this annual conference, which brings together people working in the touring performing arts sector. The conference runs from November 6-8th 2014. See www.ontariocontact.ca for more information. 

Friday, November 7th, 2014
Ginger Press
Doors at 7:00pm/show at 7:30pm
848 2nd Ave E., Owen Sound, ON
(519) 376-4233
Price: $15 at the door
Come and join Kate for an intimate, acoustic (no sound system) performance at this lovely bookstore in Owen Sound!

Monday, November 28th, 2014
Astorino's Hall - Britannia Centre
Show at 7:30pm
1739 Venables Street, Vancouver, BC
Price: By donation
This event is sponsored by Claire Robson, Brittania Centre, Quirk-e, a writing collective for queer elders and GAB Youth, Qmunity’s queer youth group in Vancouver. Kate will do a full set followed by a question and answer period. Admission by donation. 

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