Newt’s top 10 things to do in Metro Vancouver this weekend, Jan. 20-22

Robert Connely Farr plays the Fox Cabaret By Steve Newton FRIDAY: the Rogue Folk Club presents Italian folk-roots guitar virtuoso Beppe Gambetta at Mel Lehan Hall at St. James. That dude can play! FRIDAY: the Vancouver Canucks take on the defending Stanley Cup champion Colorado Avalanche in National Hockey League action at Rogers Arena. The … Continue reading Newt’s top 10 things to do in Metro Vancouver this weekend, Jan. 20-22

Sonny Landreth pays tribute to old friend Johnny Winter in Vancouver

photo by the Newt By Steve Newton Louisiana slide-guitar ace Sonny Landreth played Vancouver last night, and if you're a fan of bluesy, southern-style bottleneck, I hope you didn't miss it. The player Eric Clapton calls first when he needs world-class slide did not disappoint--especially when he dedicated a tune to his old friend Johnny … Continue reading Sonny Landreth pays tribute to old friend Johnny Winter in Vancouver