Category: All Stuff

Toby, Hannah and Amber-Lynn

Sadie’s Ghost

Sadie’s Ghost is an Americana string band from across Alberta including Amber-Lynn Yourk on mandolin and guitar, Toby Tellier on bass and clawhammer banjo and Hannah Goa on…

The Labyrinth

This short film is in the beginning stages of post-production. Each season for more than a decade, Sheryl Ackerman and Jean Ure having been offering labyrinth walks on…

My Sunny Studio Beneath the Stairs

One of my summer 2019 projects was to setup a practice space for myself. I love having a space to myself that I can get away to and…

Music Videos

I’ve had the chance to play with so many wonderful folks in the Alberta bluegrass scene. Here are some of the moments that I’ve captured on video.

Summer 2018

This summer I was able to take 6 weeks off to check off some bucket list wishes. It was six wonderful weeks of traveling and music to West…

Homegrown T-Shirts

True Love and Home-grown Tomatoes Tank and T-Shirt There’s only 2 things that money can’t buy and that’s true love and home-grown tomatoes! This sweet original design by…

The Garage Band Cooperative

What a time we live in! In early January 2017 I recorded a bass track for The Garage Band Cooperative from my own place. Using my Kay bass…

The Strawflowers

Dec 2016 – April 2019

Carry Us Through

The song was an evolution and started this past summer at the time of the Fort McMurray fires. Neighbourliness is one of the great things about Alberta. No…

Amerada Road

What a joy to make beautiful music with Hannah Goa on fiddle and Brad Creemer on guitar. Playing with these talented folks pushed me to be a better…

Bass, Drums & Tricone

Rocky Mountain Shakedown

Rocky Mountain Shakedown (formerly known as Bergeron, Leadfoot & Tellier or B.L.T.) had a lot of firsts for me: first time playing with a drummer, first time playing…

The Cabin Fever Band

Pat Guidera called me up in the Spring of 2015 to play bass in The Cabin Fever Band for that year’s Radway Festival of Stars. The band has…

Daily Dose of Happiness Tumblr

Daily Dose of Musical Happiness: This is my tumblr feed where every day I post a song that I love. Mostly acoustic americana but I sometimes deviate. http://littledoseofhappiness.tumblr.com

Why I Love the Blues Web Series

Why I Love the Blues Video Series www.whyilovetheblues.com When my husband Marshall Lawrence and I went to Memphis for the 2014 International Blues Society Blues Challenge we got the…

1 Second Every Day

Have you seen Cesar Kuriyama’s Ted Talk? It inspired me to experiment with taking a video of 1 Second Every Day. The aim is to live more thoughtfully…

Photo by Terry Lawson

The Hay City Rollers

The Hay City Rollers played together from June 2013 to February 2016 and I have to say that I have never laughed so hard as I have with…

Artsy Stuff

365 Days of Photos – Today I Snapped

In December 2010, I dusted off my camera and started a 365 project blog called TodayIsnapped.com. It had been awhile since I had taken any pictures and wanted…

Keep On Walkin’ Music Video

In 2009, I created my first video project as part of the fava’s Video Kitchen. It was my first time writing a script, first time directing, first time…

Doctorblues Makes a House Call Web Series

House Call Video Series: Youtube Playlist In January 2009 I went my husband Marshall Lawrence to the Maple Blues Awards in Toronto, Ontario. Armed with a Canon Powershot pocket…

Woodbend Bluegrass Band

Around 2005, I played with fabulous musicians George Bayard, Windi Hanson and Les Eberhardt at the Woodbend Community Chili Cookoff. We had so much fun that we founded…

Wildwood Flower Bluegrass Band

Wildwood Flower Bluegrass was the first band that I joined and the first group of folks that I performed with. It’s where I learned to sing harmonies and to sing…