Colin Godbout

Gigs

2013 Greatest Guitarist – Canuck Quixote – Beethoven Rolls Over Summer Tour!

The Greatest Guitarist in the World @ London Fringe Festival, The APK
Thu. 6/6, 7:30 pm; Fri. 6/7, 9:30; Sat. 6/8, 7:30 pm; Mon. 6/10, 9:30; Tue. 6/11, 7:30; Wed. 6/12, 9:30;
Thu. 6/13, 7:30; Fri. 6/14, 9:30; Sat. 6/ 15, 8 pm. 
Review1 & 2 & 3.
The Greatest Guitarist in the World @ Ottawa Fringe Festival, Venue 2 – Arts Court Library 
Thu, 6/20, 6:30 pm (2 for 1); Sat, 6/22, 4:30 pm; Sun, 6/23, 7:30 pm; Thur, 6/27, 5:00 pm; Sat, 6/29, 2:00 pm;
Sun, 6/30, 4:30 pm
(Almost SOLD OUT a few shows)  Review1 & 2 & 3
7/8 10-2 ~ Sonic Portraits of Produce @ The Backyard Farm & Market at Erin Mills
Canuck Quixote @ Regina Fringe Festival, 7/10, 5:15; 7/11, 7:30; 7/12, 9:15; 7/13, 12:00; 7/14, 2:45.  Review
Pre-Show Music with percussionist Nathan Howe @ Regina Fringe Fundraiser – 7/13, 8:30 pm.
Canuck Quixote @ Winnipeg Fringe Festival, Duke of Kent Legion, Wed July 17-Sat July 27, 7-8 pm, except Sun July 21 & 28, 2-3 pm.  Preview, Review1 & 2 & 3
Beethoven Rolls OverCalgary Fringe Festival, August 2-11, 7-8 p.m. at Jacqueline Suzanne’s Bistro, 1219 9th Ave.  Review  SOLD OUT Mon. Aug. 5, Thu. Aug. 8, & Fri. Aug. 9.
Coda features inspirational medley and testimony from Afro-American gospel singer Mark Sims.
Sunfest Songs @ Arch Persian Lounge, 1211 9th Ave., Aug. 3.
Canuck Quixote @ Edmonton Fringe Festival, Old Strathcona Performing Arts Centre,
Fri, 8/16, 4:45; Sun, 8/18, 2:15; Mon, 8/19, 10; Wed, 8/21, 11:15; Thu, 8/22, 12:15; Sat, 8/24, 6:45.
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March 1 & 19, April 6 & 18, May 9 & 23, June 1 ~ Indo-Euro-Afro Fusion @ Naam Restaurant
Jan. 5, 19 & Feb. 2 ~ Post-Mayan Melodies @ Naam Restaurant
Dec. 31 ~ Global Oldies New Year’s Eve @ La Regalade Bistro
Nov. 19 & Dec. 8 ~ Transforming Tritones into Triads @ Naam Restaurant
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2012 Greatest Guitarist Summer Tour!

The Greatest Guitarist in the World @ Victoria Fringe Festival, Aug. 27-Sept. 3, Wood Hall.  review1 & 2 * SOLD OUT 1st nite!
The Greatest Guitarist in the World @ Edmonton Fringe Festival, Aug. 16-26, Kasbar Loungereview1 & 2 *
2 to Django @ Calgary Fringe Festival, Aug. 3-11, Jacqueline Suzanne’s Bistro.  webuzz1 * 2 * review1 & 2 *
Xtra show Sun. Aug. 12 * SOLD OUT most nights so book early! * Serenade 4 Sunfest @ Wildernest Dream Cafe, Aug. 4.
The Greatest Guitarist in the World @ Winnipeg Fringe Festival, July 18-29, Johnny G’s.  review * review2 * review3 *
Entertaining Ditties @ Pop Soda’s Coffee House, July 12, 16.  (Breau’s divorce lawyer introduced himself to me.)
The Greatest Guitarist in the World @ Regina Fringe Festival, July 4-8, St. Mary’s Anglican Church.
Beatific Vision @ Knox-Metropolitan United Church, Regina, July 8.  Djangology @ Regina Fringe Fundraiser, July 7.
Performing with Jerome and Cirque d’Irt in T.O. (actually, on a farm near Lake Eerie), June 18-July 1.
The Greatest Guitarist in the World @ Wakefield Fringe Festival, June 14-17, Le Hibou  (Breau gigged at the original Le Hibou).
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May 1, 10, 31, June 5 ~ Transfiguring Dulcinea @ Naam Restaurant
Apr. 5, 16, 24 ~ Raising Eurydice @ Naam Restaurant
Mar. 4, 8, 20, 26 ~ Racial Integration Through Harmonic Manipulation @ Naam Restaurant
Feb. 1 ~ World Classical Guitar Music @ North Shore Bar Association
Jan. 18 ~ La Regalade Bistro Anniversary with Global Guitar Duo
Dec. 19, 26; Jan. 3, 12, 23; Feb. 9, 12, 23, 7-10 pm ~ Musical Manifestations of Infinity @ Naam Restaurant
Sept. 20, 7-10 pm ~ Ecstatic Improvisations @ Naam Restaurant
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2011 Last Gig Summer Tour!

The Last Gig of Lenny Breau @ Victoria Fringe Festival, /A\ Vancouver Island, Aug. 25 – 28, Aug. 30 – Sept. 4, 8:30 – 9:30 pm.
Music on the Orient Express
@ Victoria Fringe Festival, /A\ Vancouver Island,
Aug. 25 – 28, Aug 30 – Sept. 4, 7 – 8 p.m.  review
The Turkish finale features the wondrous whirling and delightful dancing of alumni of Asmira’s School of Oriental Bellydance!
Kundalini Raga @ Victoria Event Centre, Aug. 23, 5 – 7 p.m.  Victoria Fringe Sponsor & Donor Party
The Last Gig of Lenny Breau @ Edmonton Frin
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e Festival, Yardbird Suite, Fri. 
Aug. 12, 10:00 pm; Sun. Aug. 14, 12:30 pm;
Mon. 
Aug. 15, 6:45 pm; Wed. Aug. 17, 2:30 pm; Sat. Aug. 20, 8:00 pm; Sun. Aug. 21, 4:00 pm
.  webuzz  review
Breau @ Yardbird  Aug 12 & 17 shows feature Indian classical singer Usha Gupta.  Biggest NA fringe ever!
Tantric Ragas @ Chai Pani, Thu. Aug. 11, 6 – 9 p.m.
Music on the Orient Express @ Calgary Fringe Festival, Jacqueline Suzanne’s Bistro, July 29 – Aug. 6, 7:30 – 8:30 pm.
Extemporaneous Improvisations @ Wildernest Dream Cafe, Aug. 6, 1 – 4 p.m.  
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The Last Gig of Lenny Breau @ Winnipeg Fringe Festival, MTC Up the Alley, 174 Market Ave.  Wed. July 13, 7:45  pm;
Thu. July 14, 5:45 pm; Fri. July 15, 12 pm; Sat. July 16, 1 pm;
Mon. July 18, 10:45 pm; Wed. July 20, 5:15 pm;
Thu. July 21, 10:30 pm; Sat. July 23, 4 pm. 
webuzz  review  review  review & interview
TransCanada ’69 @ Regina Fringe Festival, St. Mary’s Church,
Wed. July 6, 3:30 pm; Thu. July 7, 5:15 pm; Fri. July 8, 7:30 pm [SOLD OUT]; Sat. July 9, 9:15 pm; Sun. July 10, 2:15 pm.
The Last Gig of Lenny Breau @ Ottawa Fringe Festival, Royal Oak Pub, June 16 – 19, 23 – 26, 8 – 9 pm.  webuzz  webuzz2  review
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June 3 @ Sarai Social Club with Roma Swing Ensemble
May 15 @ Chai Gallery
May 6 @ Chai Gallery with Roma Swing Ensemble
Apr. 30 @ Chai Gallery with Roma Swing Ensemble
Apr. 7 @ Chai Gallery: Benefit for Women’s Charity
Apr. 6 @ Chai Gallery with Roma Swing Ensemble
Apr. 5 @ Latin Quarter with Roma Swing Ensemble
Apr. 4 @ Kino Cafe with Roma Swing Ensemble
Apr. 2 & 3 @ Chai Gallery with Roma Swing Ensemble
Mar. 19 @ Langham Theatre, Kaslo, B.C.
Mar. 18 @ The Yellow House, Kelowna, B.C., 7 – 10 pm
Mar. 17 @ Minstrel Cafe & Bar, Kelowna, B.C.
Mar. 16 @ Beecher Street Cafe, White Rock, 7 – 10 pm
Feb. 26 @ 7:30 pm ~ House Concert of Unplugged Zep
Dec. 3 @ 6:30 pm ~ Beyond Paris Skies for A Century in the Community Dinner, Government House.

Nov. 17 @ Vancouver New Film Preview, Plaza of Nations.
Oct. 24 @ 11 am. ~ Metchosin Market
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2010 Route 66 Summer Tour!

Unplugged Cop @ Vancouver Police MuseumVancouver Fringe Fest ~ webuzz  Read a review.  Thu, Sept. 16 – Sun, Sept. 19: 7 – 8 pm.  Tickets: $10  webuzz
Route 66 @ /A\ Vancouver Island, Victoria Fringe Fest ~ Thu, Aug. 26 – Sun Aug. 29; Tue. Aug. 31 – Sun, Sept. 5
Tickets: $9  SOLD OUT Tues, Aug. 31, so get tickets early to secure a seat.  Click to read 5 star reviewwebuzz
Around the World in 40 Songs, Mon, Aug. 30, 12 – 1 pm. @ Centennial Square.
TransCanada ’69
, Fri, Sept. 3, 12 – 1 pm. @ Centennial Sqare.
Around the World in 40 SongsNectar Desserts, Calgary Fringe Fest ~ Fri, July 30 – Sat, Aug. 7: 7 – 8 pm.  Tickets: $10  Sunbuzz  Heraldbuzz 
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SOLD OUT Saturday, July 31, so get tickets early to secure a (very comfy) seat.  Click to read a
review
Route 66 @ Ragpickers Annex, Winnipeg Fringe Fest ~ Wed, July 14, 9:15 pm; Thu, July 15, 10:45 pm;
Fri, July 16, 5:15 pm; Sat, July 17, 7 pm; Sun, July 18, 8:45 pm; Mon, July 19, 10:30 pm;
Tue, July 20, 5:15 pm; Wed, July 21, 7 pm; Thu, July 22, 10:30 pm; Fri, July 23, 8:45 pm;
Sat, July 24, 5:15 pm; Sun, July 25, 8:45 pm.  Tickets: $7  Read a review.
Route 66 @ Free Times CafeToronto Fringe Fest ~ Wed, June 30 – Sun, July 4;
Tue, July 6 – Sun, July 11: 7 – 8 pm.  Tickets: $10. 
Read about it on page 52 of Metro.
TransCanada ’69 @ Mercury Lounge, Ottawa Fringe Fest ~ Thu, June 17, 5:30 pm; Fri, June 18, 9 pm;
Sun, June 20, 7:15 pm; Mon, June 21, 9 pm; Tue, June 22, 7:15 pm; Fri, June 25, 5:30 pm;
Sat, June 26, 7 pm; Sun, June 27, 7 pm.  Tickets: $8  Review
Sun. June 20, 9-10 pm spontaneous improvisations @ Ottawa Fringe Courtyard.
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May 16 @ 11 am ~ Metchosin Market
May 14 @ 8 pm ~ Sonic Chakras with flautist Vinod Bhardwaj & percussionist Niel Golden @ Church of Truth
Apr. 17 @ 3 pm ~ Book Launch @ Oswego Hotel
Apr. 10 @ 8 pm ~ House Concert of Sonic Chakras with Vinod Bhardwaj on flute and tabla
Apr. 9  @ 6:30 pm ~ Evedar’s Bistro
Apr. 6 @ 7 pm ~ Book Launch @ Solstice Cafe
Mar. 10 @ 7 pm ~ James Bay Community Centre fundraiser
Mar. 6 @ noon ~ Chakras Sonique @ Centennial Square; @ 12:45 pm ~ CG Trio
Feb. 14 @ 3 pm ~ View Art Gallery Fundraiser and Silent Auction
Feb. 13 @ 8 pm ~ House Concert of Sonic Chakras
Jan. 29 @ 7 pm ~ Fisgard Art Gallery Reception
Dec.  31 @ 6 pm ~ Garlic Rose Patio & Grill
Dec. 13 @ 1 pm ~ Terra Madre Slow Food at Merridale Cidery, Cobble Hill.
Dec. 11 @ 8 pm ~ House Concert of Around the World in 40 Songs
Dec. 5 @ 8 pm ~ House Concert of Spanish Guitar Trek
Nov. 15 @ 8 pm ~ House Concert of Route 66
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2009 TransCanada ’69 Summer Tour!

Vancouver Fringe Festival, Performance Works, 1218 Cartwright St., Granville Island
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Fri. 9/11 @ 10:45 pm; Sat. 9/12 @ 4:35 pm; Sun. 9/13 @ 1 pm;
Wed. 9/16 @ 7 pm; Fri. 9/18 @ 5 pm; Sat. 9/19 @ 8:05 pm
Victoria Fringe Festival New venue: ATV Studio, 1420 Broad Street at Pandora; $9
Thu. 8/27 – Sun. 9/6; 8:30 pm nightly webbuzz1  webbuzz2  webbuzz3   webbuzz4  webbuzz5
Also catch my musical, 2 to Django, with swing dancers David & Tina Lee (see their awesome aerials).
Thu. 8/27 – Sun. 9/6; 7 – 8 pm nightly   webbuzz
8/25-26/09 Two sets daily aboard Via Rail passenger train The Canadian from Edmonton to Vancouver.
Edmonton Fringe Festival, Yardbird Suite, 11 Tommy Banks Way; $10  webbuzz  webbuzz2
Sat. 8/15 @ 10:45 pm; Sun. 8/16 @ 6:15 pm; Tues. 8/18 @ 12:15 pm;
Fri. 8/21 @ 2:15 pm; Sat. 8/22 @ 8 pm; Sun. 8/23 @ 4:15 pm
Winnipeg Fringe Festival, Son of Warehouse, 140 Rupert Ave. $7 webbuzz  webbuzz2
Fri. 7/17 @ 7 pm; Sun. 7/19 @ 4:45; Tue. 7/21 @ 10:30 pm; Wed. 7/22 @ 1:45 pm;
Thu. 7/23 @ 1:45 pm; Fri. 7/24 @ 6 pm; Sun. 7/26 @ 8:45 pm
TransCanada ’69
makes Best of Fest; extra show Sun. 7/26 @ 12:15 pm
Toronto Fringe Festival
, Royal St. George’s College Theatre, 120 Howland $10  webbuzz  webbuzz2  webbuzz3
Fri. 7/3 @ 5:15 pm; Sat. 7/4 @ 7:30 pm; Sun. 7/5 @ 3:15 pm;
Tue. 7/7 @ 3 pm; Wed. 7/ 8 @ 9:15 pm; Thu. 7/ 9 @ 12:15 pm; Sat. 7/11 @ 11 pm
London Fringe Festival, The Arts Project, 203 Dundas Street $8 webbuzz
Fri. 6/19 @ 6:30 pm; Sat. 6/20 @ 2 pm; Mon. 6/22 @ 10:15 pm;
Wed. 6/24 @ 5 pm; Thu. 6/25 @ 8:30 pm; Sat. 6/27 @ 1 pm
Club Lambi
, Montreal Fringe Festival $7
Fri. 6/12 @ 9 pm; Sat. 6/13 @ 6 & 9 pm; Sun. 6/14 @ 3, 7:30 & 9 pm;
Wed. 6/17 @ 6 & 7:30 pm; Thu. 6/18 @ 6 pm
6/2-6/09 Two sets daily aboard Via Rail passenger train The Canadian from Vancouver to Toronto.
5/27/09 7-8 pm Victoria Intrepid Theatre’s Uno Fest