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James Keelaghan & Hugh McMillan European Online show, Oct 6 LIVE from Perth, ON!

October 6 @ 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM CDT

$10 – $25

Oct 6, 2020 Home Routes / Chemin Chez Nous is proud to present James Keelaghan and Hugh McMillan, broadcasting LIVE from Perth, ON, in collaboration with the Calgary Folk Club! Tickets are available for purchase now, at and buyers will be able to engage with the artists in real time and interact with other like minded attendees.

Audiences will be treated to one of the most respected and engaging songwriters in Canada, James Keelaghan, and one of the best accompanists on the planet, Hugh McMillan, in a duo performance that delivers the goods – James and Hugh have been musical buddies for over 49 years with Hugh providing nuanced accompaniment to James’ powerful and moving songs. As an added bonus, this virtual Zoom performance will also include a live Q&A session with the artists.

James Keelaghan is based in Perth, Ontario, and is a JUNO and CFMA award winning singer-songwriter whose history based songs have become part of the canon of North American folk music. With 13 CDs, appearances on the mainstages of festivals from Europe to Australia, James Keelaghan enters the fourth decade of his career in top form. His songs have become folk classics, not only recorded by other artists, but sung around campfires, at jam sessions and open stages. His ability of turning historical events into moving songs is unmatched. Rich imagery and a keen eye for narrative have caused some to say that his songs are like 5 minute films–close your eyes and you can feel the heat of a raging forest fire, see a piano sacrificed to the sea in order to maintain dignity, taste the whiskey from an obscure Northern Irish bar. Then there is the voice, strong as an oak, soft as velvet, as reassuring as a hug from a close friend. James Keelaghan is a Canadian national treasure.

Hugh McMillan is a member of the folk rock band Spirit of the West, and is a multi-instrumentalist who has played guitars, bass, banjo, trombone, mandolins, Chapman stick, piano, and keyboards on the band’s albums. He has also produced albums for a number of Canadian folk bands, and has collaborated with Canadian artists including Oscar Lopez, and his friend, James Keelaghan.

Out of recognition and respect for the current global situation we are all experiencing, we are excited to offer three ticketing options for this show. The standard ticket price is $15, we have a “pay a little less” $10 ticket option (with students and others on a fixed income in mind), or a $25 “pay a little more” option for anyone wanting to support the performer and Home Routes by paying any amount above the standard ticket price.

All ages are welcome, tickets are one per email address/per device. Ticket purchasers will receive an immediate email confirmation upon purchasing. Show link to watch will be emailed 24 hours prior to show start. All tickets are plus GST. Tickets are non-refundable, purchase and show options are below:

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Oct 6th – EU show, performance at 2pm CT | 8pm GMT,

For fans in Europe, North America and Australia, we are offering the shows in three different time zones, and tickets are still available!. Europeans are invited to purchase a ticket for the Oct 6 performance at 8pm GMT. North Americans are invited to purchase for the 7pm CT, and Australians are invited to the show on Oct 7 at 6am CT – please see below for more details.

This new series of ticketed ‌shows, marketed‌ ‌and‌ ‌promoted‌ ‌under‌ ‌the‌ ‌brand‌ ‌‌Home‌ ‌Routes‌ ‌Online,‌‌ ‌is the ideal medium for consuming and presenting live music safely and securely for both artists and fans. With geographical constraints and touring logistics no longer an issue, Home Routes programmers are now able to scour the globe in order to curate and present ‌the‌ ‌world’s‌ ‌finest‌ ‌musicians‌ ‌and‌ ‌songwriters,‌ ‌who can broadcast ‌from‌ ‌any‌ ‌location at any time,‌ ‌to‌ ‌a‌ ‌new global‌ ‌audience.‌ This offer‌s ‌artists‌ ‌the‌ ‌opportunity‌ ‌to‌ ‌interact‌ ‌with‌ ‌the‌ ‌audience‌ ‌in‌ ‌new‌ ‌and‌ ‌unique‌ ‌ways and offer attendees the opportunity to have a front row seat to every show with their friends, family or bubble. #StayAtHomeRoutes and let us bring the music to you.

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October 6
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM CDT
$10 – $25
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