Roots music coming to Joe’s Garage in Courtenay

Victoria’s Jim Moffatt will team up Aug. 11 with local Birgit Kuit at Joe’s Garage for an evening of original and contemporary folk-roots music.

Victoria’s Jim Moffatt will team up Aug. 11 with local Birgit Kuit at Joe’s Garage for an evening of original and contemporary folk-roots music.

Moffatt first started out in the Calgary music scene, years back as a member of the duo Bow River Lumber Company and won a top prize music award, with others on the program that included Jann Arden and Jenny Allen.

He has opened for Connie Caldor, Utah Phillips, Michael Lewis and Scott Parsons, to name a few.

His style and influences include Stan Rogers, Harry Chapin, John Prine and James Taylor.

He’s played festivals and showcases across Canada and in the U.S., including Memphis and Nashville.

The entertainment editor for The Citizen says, “He was called by for encores. Moffat’s music made them want more.”

Get local stories you won't find anywhere else right to your inbox.
Sign up here

Just Posted

Two Comox Valley groups share annual Project Watershed award

Keep It Living Award given to Morrison Creek Streamkeepers and Comox Valley Land Trust

Game on! Outdoor pickleball season starts up in the Comox Valley

Comox Valley Pickleball Association members Evie MacDonald and Donny Cruickshank (near court)… Continue reading

Island Health signs working agreement to turn former Comox hospital into a ‘dementia village’

Island Health has signed a project development agreement with Providence Living to… Continue reading

SPRING IN THE GARDEN: The fragrant, beautiful lilac is an asset to any garden

Ellen Presley Special to The Record I have been thinking a lot… Continue reading

Comox Valley Community Foundation announces second round of emergency funding

$57,400 in grants distributed to 12 local non-profits

Comox Valley business map offers information on local eateries, grocery stores and more

Search and click for hours and services offered during the COVID-19 pandemic

Facing changes together: Your community, your journalists

The COVID-19 pandemic has changed the world in ways that would have… Continue reading

RCMP told of alleged assault in Courtenay hours after the fact

Police only made aware of possible attack through social media posts

Case of missing Vancouver Island woman inspires new true crime podcast

‘Island Crime’ Season 1 covers 2002 disappearance of Nanaimo’s Lisa Marie Young

B.C. mom’s drug-pricing petition on behalf of son garners thousands of signatures

Petition geared to gaining access to new medicines drew support of Chilliwack-Hope MP Mark Strahl

‘Paralyzed by fear’: B.C. woman details anxiety, grief at Italian relief hospital

Sheila Vicic spent two months in Italy as the country grappled with COVID-19

Dr. Bonnie Henry given new name in B.C. First Nation ceremony: ‘one who is calm among us’

The provincial health officer was honoured in a May 22 ceremony at elementary school in Hazelton

CAMH survey looks at binge-drinking, financial anxiety during COVID

Alcohol may be used as a coping mechanism for those whose careers may have been sidelined due to the pandemic

Most Read