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Scott Shea + Thom Swift

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Saturday, May 09
Doors: 7:00 pm  / Show: 8:00 pm
Wilser’s Room
$15.99

Scott Shea
Thom Swift

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Scott Shea is a honed folk/roots/Americana singer-songwriter, living on Canada’s West Coast. Shea is the son of legendary guitarist, Red Shea, known for his distinctive pick work and memorable leads for Gordon Lightfoot.

Shea’s debut solo album, Let it Storm (2014), distills the richness of his own particular musical background. With expressive lyrics and memorable melodies, the album was developed during a reflective period following his father’s death and composed on the same guitar his father used in all of the early Lightfoot hits.

Paying homage to the foundational essences of songwriting, Let it Storm was recorded in Austin, Texas, produced by Gordie Johnson (Big Sugar) and features Willie Nelson’s sister, Bobbie Nelson on keyboard. Shea will perform as part of an acoustic trio on his upcoming shows, joined by Adam Dobres (Ruth Moody, Wailin’ Jennys) on acoustic guitar, national slide & mandolin and Blake Palm on upright bass.

For more information on Scott Shea, visit: scottsheasongs.com


For the past two-plus decades, New Brunswick-born, Nova Scotia-based, singer-songwriter/guitarist, Thom Swift has enjoyed a career that has brought him a multitude of acclaim and awards.

His most recent record, The Fortunate Few continues his winning ways. The Fortunate Few was awarded the 2014 East Coast Music Award (ECMA) for Blues Recording of the Year and the 2013 Music Nova Scotia Award for Blues
Recording of the Year.

With a strong foundation in Americana roots /folk/ blues, Thom’s reassuring baritone voice, accomplished guitar playing and distinctive original music has brought him to soft seat venues and festivals across Canada, Europe and the United States.

He has shared the stage with noted performers such as Rosanne Cash, John Hiatt, John Mayall, Guy Davis, and Bill Frisell.

A master finger-style and bottleneck slide guitarist, Thom’s trusty vintage guitars, including a 1930 National Steel Resonator and two acoustic guitars: a Triple O Martin and a Gibson J45, are played effortlessly and driven by his love of open guitar tunings.

For more information on Thom Swift, visit: thomswift.com

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