March 15th, 10am “Honouring our Elders” at the Native Education Centre, Katheryn teams up with Russell Wallace and Ronin Wong to deliver some entertainment with a set of 70’s cover tunes.
April 1st, 8pm, “Fool’s After Dark” the first edition of the Vancouver International Puppet Fest at the Arts Club Revue stage, Salmon (Katheryn) teams up with Wryly Andherson to offer up a new piece of Penguin business that you won’t want to miss.
April 2nd, evening, 7th Annual Cultch Fundraising Gala “Embrace Argentina”, Los Portenos Duo (Michelle Cormier and Katheryn) will be playing for the dinner portion of the evening.
May 28th, Time TBA, European Festival 2016 is featuring Something About Reptiles
June 20-30, Intensive Study with Master Blues Player Howard “Schmenge” Champman in Calgary. Katheryn is grateful to be supported by BC Arts for this upcoming study trip.
Nov 20 and 21, Strings and Squeeze at the Culture Crawl, Moth Orbit Object Studio 1701 Powell Street, Shows: Fri Nov 20 6:00, 7:30, 9:00 and 10:00pm and Sat Nov 21 at 4:00, 5:00 and 6:00pm.
Dec 4, 7pm NEW TRIO The Hot Toddies, with Vox/Guitar/Mandolin/Violin by Doug Thordarson and Vox by Lynn Wittenberg, the Toddies trot out their favorite bluesy Xmas repertoire at a private function.
Dec 4, 11pm, Something About Reptiles busts out a closing set for Orkestar Slivovica’s Kafana night at Seven Lounge, 53 W. Broadway.
Dec 21st, 6-10pm Wandering Solo Character Accordion for the 22nd Annual Winter Solstice Lantern Lighting Celebration by the Secret Lantern Society.
Jan 23, 8 pm Babe Gurr Band at First Impressions Theatre Fundraiser, Deep Cove Theatre, 4360 Gallant Ave. N. Van
November 13th Lara Kroeker and Friends at Skinny Fat Jacks, Katheryn and Lara team up on a few tunes. Twill be fun.
October 28th Inclusion Art Show at Heritage Hall, Solo Accordion
October 25th Green Party Open House for Pete Fry, Solo Accordion
October 14th Georgia Residence Penthouse Gala, Solo Accordion
October 1st Evening in Tuscany Fundraiser at La Perla Ballroom, Solo Accordion
Crying little baby accordions into existence.
Katheryn’s yoga classes resume at Mount Pleasant Community Centre with a new 12 week session starting on Sept 24th. Drawing upon a life long yoga and physical arts practice, five consecutive years of yoga teaching, and a deep love of music and nature, Katheryn is offering this affordable weekly flow yoga series, designed to nurture the physical and intuitive well-being of those who come to share their practice with her. You can sign up for this class online here.
Now that the Accordion Noir Festival has passed for another year, Katheryn is currently scheduling students for the fall and has a few spots open for new students. Feel free to contact her via the contact form at this website for more information.
May 23 Lindy and the Crow’s Nest open for Flophouse Jr. at China Cloud 9pm
Jun 28 Lindy and the Crow’s Nest do a feature set at the Britannia Community Centre event East Feast.
July 13-29 Katheryn will be studying at Amala School in Valjevo Serbia for a two week intensive on Roma accordion styling. She is currently searching for support to find compact video equipment to take with her so she can record the lessons and bring them back to share with her Vancouver accordion friends. If anyone has any leads or suggestions about how to find appropriate camera equipment please drop a line through the contact form at this site.
Aug 14-16 Vaudeville Vagabonds features in the big tent at Atmosphere Gathering near Cumberland BC. Check out the CBC radio feature on Vaudeville Vagabonds which aired on North by Northwest on May 2nd. The piece starts at 31 minutes.
Aug 23 Lindy and the Crow’s Nest at Artful Sundays Art Market, 12-2:30pm
Sept 10-13 Katheryn’s labour of love the 8th Annual Accordion Noir Festival will present exciting local and visiting alternative accordion artists through co-productions with The Western Front and Caravan World Rhythms.
Three tracks from Vaudeville Vagabonds are now available at our bandcamp page. Our full album is slated to be released this fall. Stay tuned for more previews….
Jan 16 and 23 Vaudeville Vagabonds Fanclub Spectacle with opening set by Strings and Squeeze Duo of Salmon Avalanche and Wryly Andherson of Moth Orbit Object Theatre
Jan 24 Folk Off Winter! at the Matador Strings and Squeeze Duo of Salmon Avalanche and Wryly Andherson of Moth Orbit Object Theatre
Feb 13 Eat My Puppet Shorts at Studio 16, Strings and Squeeze Duo of Salmon Avalanche and Wryly Andherson
Feb 14 Luv Shmuv Fundraiser for Burcu’s Angels new performance Gallery space, featuring Something About Reptiles and the Strings and Squeeze Duo of Salmon Avalanche and Wryly Andherson
Feb 15 Vaudeville Vagabonds at the Valentine’s Massacre at the Hindenburg in Blood Alley, cover 10$
March 5 Lindy and the Crow’s Nest at Skinny Fat Jack’s
Dec 5th, Something About Reptiles joins Orkestar Slivovica for a special edition of their Kafana Nights at Seven Dining Lounge, 53 West Broadway. Door 12$ Reptiles play at around 10pm but you want to be there at the beginning, 8:30pm to get a good seat and hear Orkestar’s new tunes from their very recently released album, “Sa”.
Dec 6th, Marker of Change Ceremony, 10:30-11:30am, at Thornton Park, Katheryn will accompany Margaret Dragu and a group of multi-disciplinary artists in a tribute to Malala Yousafzai.
Dec 11, Xmas Student Performance Cafe, Katheryn and Michelle Cormier are putting on a bash for their students and friends at Vinci’s Cafe from 7-10pm. It will be an easy-going event featuring some of Katheryn’s accordion students and some of Michelle’s guitar and Mariachi students. Michelle and Katheryn will also play some of their Tango repertoire as time allows. No cover. All ages venue. Everyone welcome.
Dec 21st, Lindy and the Crow’s Nest performs at 7:30pm the 2nd Annual Winter Solstice Coffee House and Community Celebration, 7-10, in the Al Mattison Lounge at Britannia Community Centre. At 8:30 the same night Katheryn will perform on accordion with marionette performance by Wryly Andherson of Moth Orbit Object Theatre.
Dec 31st, NEW YEAR’S EVE, Vaudeville Vagabonds put the carnival into the “New Year’s Carnival Party” at the Railway Club with Big John Bates and Devil in the Wood Shack.
2015…Vaudeville Vagabonds will be performing full vaudeville shows on Jan 16 and 23rd at the Fanclub, details TBA.