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Occurs on Thursday May 30 2019

Approximate running time: 2 hours


The Capitol Theatre
421 Victoria Street
Nelson BC V1L 5R2

Event Notes

× Advance tix $26.00 At Door: $31.00

This event is a fundraiser for Nelson At Its Best, a network of organizations and individuals working to help make Nelson a healthy community through the lens of well-being and quality of life for all citizens. For more information on the organization visit their website here.

"Without a shadow of a doubt, one of the best songsmiths on the planet. Quality albums...stunningshows." - BBC UK

Stephen Fearing's music is a mesmerizing blend of roots, folk and pop. Co-founder of Canadian roots-rock supergroup Blackie and the Rodeo Kings, he is a beguiling teller of tales and master guitarist who delights audiences throughout North America, the UK and Europe.

Stephen studied music here in Nelson at DTUC in the 1980s, and has several family members living here. This concert is a musical return and a generous contribution to a place he knows and loves. Come out to hear some great music and support the ongoing work of this community organization!

A multi JUNO and Canadian Folk Music award winner, his ninth solo album, Every Soul's a Sailor, was names 2017 Worldwide Album of the Year by Blues & Roots Radio.

In 2019 he released The Secret Climbing, a limited edition, vinyl-only release that captures the subtle emotions of his mesmerizing voice and masterful guitar work in their purest form, unobscured by computers or studio wizardry.

Fearing is an alluring entertainer - heartbreaking, expansive, and full of mirth - with a clear, honorable voice that lifts you out into his wide world and "brings you back home to yourself." Over the course of his celebrated career he has collaborated with artists such as Bruce Cockburn, Roseanne Cash, Richard Thompson, Rose Cousins, Nick Lowe, Sara McLachlan, Margo Timmins, Keb' Mo', Suzie Vinnick, and many more.

"Long-heralded in Canada for his articulate songwriting, immense guitar skills, and dusky baritone." - Billboard Magazine

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