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Joel Plaskett Emergency celebrates Horseshoe Tavern's 65th birthday – big time!

Hey Everybody,

Joel Plaskett Emergency are playing 5 shows at Toronto’s legendary Horseshoe Tavern in December to be part of their 65th anniversary celebration. The dates are Dec 12-16 with Sunday Dec 16 being an all-ages show. We are very excited for these shows and it will be an amazing way to wrap a busy year of touring. Tickets go on sale to the public on Oct. 4 at Ticketmaster, Rotate This, Soundscapes or the ’Shoe itself.

I just got home from a stellar tour of BC, AB and SK and Mo Kenney was opening all the shows. I produced her debut self-titled record, which was released last week. I’m really proud of the work we did on the record and she will be opening our upcoming Ontario dates. Here is a video link to the CBC session Mo and I did a couple weeks ago. She even does a version of my song, Somewhere Else which I like more when she sings it! You can also get the whole record on iTunes, here.

In other recording news, I’ve been busy wrapping a few projects and building a new studio. The last song I produced at the old Scotland Yard is a sweet, soulful duet by Molly Thomason and Carleton Stone. It’s being released tomorrow as a single and you can check it out, here.

The old Scotland Yard is no more and the New Scotland Yard is under construction. Below is a creepy photo of me cleaning up the dust in the new space.

Excited to get back to some more recording in the new year. Until then, on the road again…

I’m gearing up for another round, this time with the Emergency in Ontario. We also have dates lined up for Newfoundland and the Maritimes in November and December (Halifax is still not scheduled but it will be, I promise!). For a complete list of upcoming dates see below.

Tour dates:
10/6 Huntsville, ON – Algonquin Theatre
10/9 North Bay, ON – Capitol Centre
10/10 Barrie, ON – Georgian College Theatre
10/11 Lindsay, ON – Academy Theatre
10/12 Oshawa, ON – Regent Theatre
10/13 Kingston, ON – Grand Theatre
10/16 Cobourg, ON – Park Theatre
10/17 Belleville, ON – Empire Theatre
10/18 Waterloo, ON – Starlight Club
10/19 Hamilton, ON – Hamilton Place Theatre
11/2 St John’s, NL – St John’s Arts & Culture Centre
11/4 Labrador City, NL – Labrador West Arts & Culture
11/5 Happy Valley-Goose Bay, NL – The O’Brien Arts Centre
11/7 Bonavista, NL – Garrick Theatre
11/8 Gander, NL – Gander Arts & Culture Centre
11/9 Grand Falls-Windsor, NL – Grand Falls-Windsor Arts & Culture Centre
11/10 Corner Brook, NL – Corner Brook Arts & Culture Centre
11/11 Stephenville, NL – Stephenville Arts & Culture Centre
11/13 Clarenville, NL – Clarenville Events Centre
11/30 Saint John, NB – Imperial Theatre
12/1 Moncton, NB – Capitol Theatre
12/3 Windsor, NS – Mermaid Imperial Performing Arts Centre
12/4 Truro, NS – Marigold Cultural Centre
12/5 Glace Bay, NS – The Savoy Theatre
12/12 Toronto, ON – Horseshoe Tavern 65th Birthday Celebration!
12/13 Toronto, ON – Horseshoe Tavern 65th Birthday Celebration!
12/14 Toronto, ON – Horseshoe Tavern 65th Birthday Celebration!
12/15 Toronto, ON – Horseshoe Tavern 65th Birthday Celebration!
12/16 Toronto, ON – Horseshoe Tavern 65th Birthday Celebration!