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.
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.
Over the summer Katheryn is in the studio with the Vaudeville Vagabonds recording a full length album.
Also you can catch her at a few shows over the summer with Lindy and the Crow’s Nest:
July 1st, 11am at the Hastings Community Centre Canada Day Celebration
August 8 and 9, 11am and 12:15pm at the Richmond Maritime Festival
August 24th from 2:30-5pm at the Britannia Community Centre Artful Sundays.
On Saturday August 16th Katheryn will be performing with Michelle Cormier in the Los Portenos del Norte duo at the Princeton Traditional Music Festival.
Also she will be facilitating at this year’s Okanagan Jam Camp at Camp Dunlop from August 11-15.
On August 29th, Katheryn will be leading a grove of Birch Trees in the first ever “Twilight at Trout Lake” procession.
Throughout the summer Katheryn is busy, between gigs and teaching, curating and organizing the 7th Annual Accordion Noir Festival. To name a few Miss Murgatroid (Portland), Socalled (Montreal) and Lonesome Leash (New Orleans/LA) are coming to town to perform at the festival, Sept 11-14, proving that the accordion revolution is not just a figment of festival founder Rowan Lipkovits (Creaking Planks) imagination. Tickets are already selling!
After all that it’s off to Seattle with the Vagabonds for a headliner night at Steamposium in Seattle on Sept 26th.