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Music Business 101 2016

Tractorgrease and 89.5 The Drive present Music Business 101 for 2016.
We will select 12 Singer Songwriters to take part in this workshop that includes:
Live Video Recordings at Tractorgrease Studio
Songwriting and Career workshops with music business professionals including Neil Osborne from 5440.
A series of live shows hosted at Tractorgrease Cafe

The top artist receives a studio package from Tractorgrease Studio

Visit 89.5 The Drive at http://www.895thedrive.com to sign up

http://www.895thedrive.com/2016/01/26/music-101-audition-entry/

We'll be hosting Auditions at Tractorgrease Cafe on the following dates:

Sunday Jan 31st @ 4pm
Thursday Feb 4th @ 6pm
Sun Feb 7th @ 4pm
Thursday Feb 11th @ 6pm

Our first workshop hosted by Neil Osborne (5440) and Jeff Bonner (Tractorgrease Studio)

Feb 20th @ 4pm

Show Calendar Winter 2016

The Tractorgrease Cafe host an Acoustic Jam/ Open Mic every Friday at 7pm

We also host lots of shows. Phone 604 858 3814 for tickets .Here's what we have booked so far:

Jan 30st Chicken Like Birds and The Soots

Feb 6th Samantha Crain

Feb 13th Songwriters Unite

Feb 20th Neil Osborne from 5440

Feb 27th Chicken Like Birds with Guests

March 5th Dirty Luke & James D Bryan

March 12th Songwriters Unite

March 20th Shawna Caspi

April 7th Jen Lane CD Release

Southside Rocks the River 2015

Where the Vedder Bridge spans the Chilliwack River on Thursday evenings Aug 13th, 20th and 27th . Tractorgrease is presenting Southside Rocks the River and we've assembled the most entertaining and creative local musicians to play from 6pm to 9pm in the field by the river. It's a short walk from Garrison and Keith Wilson areas at the start of Rotary Trail. Bring your blankets or lawn chairs, sit down relax and take in some great performances.

Big thx to 89.5 The Drive, Chilliwack Arts Council and everyone else who's pitching in.

Here's the line up:

Aug 13th The Dusty Aces
Spiderlodge
Midnight Lions
Matt Lowen

Aug 20th The Lounge Hounds
Maggpie
The Tractorgrease Folk
West My Friend

Aug 27th Gerald Charlie
Relic's Jetboat
Little Wild
Chicken Like Birds

There is a showcase featuring up and coming singer/songwriters every night too.

Check out our Facebook event here:
https://www.facebook.com/events/1130192420327983/

89.5 The Drive Music 101 Concert Series

13 of the best Singer Songwriters in the Fraser Valley have been selected to take part in the 89.5 The Drive Music 101 contest. We're hosting 2 nights of acoustic concerts featuring all of the contestants at the Tractorgrease Cafe?

Only $10 a ticket all ticket proceeds will be donated to Ruth and Naomi's

Tickets can be purchased at the Tractorgrease Cafe or by phoning 604 858 3814 for Credit Card Payment.

On Jan 17th

6:00 Dion Weisbrod
6:30 Damo O'Brien
7:00 Michael Alleckna
7:30 West of Memphis
8:00 Lakeisha
8:30 Franklyn Currie

and next Saturday Jan 24th

6:00 Jeff Nordstrom
6:30 Ted Kim
7:00 Christian Janzen
7:30 John Welsh
8:00 Kyle Schick
8:30 Kin
9:00 Matt Lowen

The Songwriters Circle

This will be a series of concerts at our new studio in the Chilliwack River Valley. The songwriter circle is a great format to showcase a variety of songwriters. Hosted by Jeff Bonner, the next show at 7pm Dec 6th will feature:

Matt Lowen - A clever and witty combination of Bob Dylan and Tom Petty with a little Chilliwack sweet corn
http://mattlowenmusic.com/

Rick Genge - owner of Spiderlodge Studio he is submersed in music writing, playing , teaching and producing.

Quinn Patterson - a gifted guitarist , songwriter and member of The Colebrook Shephards and Tractorgrease Folk.

Jeff Bonner - someone else has to write about this guy

https://www.facebook.com/events/459797794141472/

email me at tractorgrease@gmail dot com

Tickets $12 at the door