Doors open at 6:00 pm|
Show at 7:30 pm / Please car pool
There are picnic tables outside the hall and there will be food carts on site
Additional picnic area nearby at Drummond Park
Mike Farris is a musical renaissance man. He has toured as lead singer for the Southern Rock Band Screaming Cheetah Wheelies, and following the demise of blues & rock legend Stevie Ray Vaughn, as the lead singer for the incomparable blues band, Double Trouble. In his solo career he began to rediscover and reinterpret traditional black spiritual music by adding his own mix of vintage southern soul. For his efforts, Farris won the prestigious Americana Music Award for Best New & Emerging Artist, a Dove Award for Best Traditional Gospel Album of the Year and a 2015 GRAMMY® award for Best Roots Gospel Album.
Farris has appeared at multiple festivals including Hardly Strictly Bluegrass, Merlefest, Telluride & Bonnaroo, electrifying audiences with the impact of his live performance. He has contributed vocals to Patty Griffin's GRAMMY®-winning Downtown Church project, as well as Rodney Crowell's latest album, Tarpaper Sky. Additionally, Farris was invited to be a featured performer in 2011 at The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame's 16th Annual American Masters concert honouring Aretha Franklin along side such acts as Lauryn Hill, Chaka Khan, Cissy Houston, and Ronald Isley. Most recently he performed on Austin City Limits for their inaugural Hall of Fame Show into which Willie Nelson and Double Trouble were inducted.
Tickets are transferable but not refundable.
Children over the age of 2 years must be in a ticketed seat and must remain seated during the performance. Parents are asked to not leave children unattended at any time.
Pitchfork Social (at Fulford Hall) (View)
2591 Fulford-Ganges Rd.
Salt Spring Island, BC V8K 1Z3
|Dog Friendly: No|
|Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!|