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New Musical gets short-listed for a National Award!

Some exciting news has come in! Over the past few years (while releasing and touring my music) I’ve been working on a score for a musical with book/play written by Canadian playwright Kelley-Jo Burke. We were pretty thrilled to have the Globe Theatre in Regina Saskatchewan choose our new piece for a run […]

By | 2017-10-16T21:37:22+00:00 October 8th, 2017|0 Comments

UK and Europe shows

Between Aug 21 and Sept 3 I’m in the UK and Europe doing a tour of shows, promoting my new album Dirt Road Confessional. If you’re in these parts, come and say hi!: Aug 21: Leeds England-Gaslight Club. Aug 22: Belfast N. Ireland-Live on BBC Radio. Aug 24: Belfast N. Ireland-Sunflower Folk Club. […]

By | 2017-08-21T06:26:16+00:00 August 21st, 2017|0 Comments

Ottawa & Toronto shows: June 23, 24, 28

I’ve landed in Ontario for some shows! Fri June 23 I’m at the Harmony Haven house concert in OTTAWA (email: info@jeffstraker.com for address & tickets). Sat June 24 I play the Junction Solstice Festival in TORONTO‘s Junction neighbourhood (outdoor stage at Pacific & Dundas West at 3pm). Wed June 28 I’m excited […]

By | 2017-06-21T22:39:42+00:00 June 21st, 2017|0 Comments

On tour with the new album DIRT ROAD CONFESSIONAL

Big thanks to the wonderful audiences we’ve had in Saskatoon, Edmonton, Lloydminster, Winnipeg, Souris, Minnedosa and Quill Lake. We’re geared up for 2 packed houses at the Artesian in Regina SK June 8&9. June 11 we hit Weyburn SK and the tour continues to North Battleford SK, Lethbridge AB, Ottawa ON and then Toronto […]

By | 2017-06-07T19:49:49+00:00 June 7th, 2017|0 Comments

New album set to launch May 19!

My new album “Dirt Road Confessional” is set to launch May 19! The 12-song recording has been a really fulfilling project and brings a roots/folk inspiration to my music. There is banjo, dobro, steel guitar, acoustic guitar in the arrangements and I really like where the producers have taken the songs. I […]

By | 2017-04-12T19:00:33+00:00 April 12th, 2017|0 Comments