+11 and -30

Thank you music lovers in eastern Ontario for coming to shows in Kingston, Kemptville and Ottawa area. Thank you Musiikki Café, Job and Jacqueline van Hartingsveldt, The Branch Restaurant and Texas Grill, Ben and Christina Stapper and Mike Hogeterp for…

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 Low Country Hill is thankful for...  

-the year gone by.   
-meeting incredible people in cozy music gathering spots all over Ontario (and Montreal too).  
-learning to live a little more poised in performance skin and ordinary skin (which are…

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Syrian Refugees Arriving in Canada

Of course it's not news to most Canadians that Canada is welcoming about 25000 Syrian refugees within the next few months.  World Vision Canada has been responding to the humanitarian needs of Syrians who have fled from conflict within their…Read more

Last shows of 2015

Good times at Except For Kenneth in Hamilton on Thursday eve. Thank you Susan for your warm welcome. Vocal mics and PA speakers were set aside (after some initial tech issues), the formality factor turned down a notch or two…

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Mahtay Café in St. Catharines

Thank you everyone for coming out to my show at Mahtay Café & Lounge on Saturday in St. Catharines. A joy to play music in a full room. Thank you Chris Lowes and the kind staff at the café.

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Robert VanHartingsveldt Memorial Bursary

Had the great joy of playing Low Country Hill and Immigrants songs with my good friend Peter Zantingh on Saturday, November 07. Thank you Dave King, Mark McIntyre, and Jimmy Hayes III for pulling out all the stops. What a…

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Roll over Jack Kerouac

Thank you to Chris and Alex et al at Musiikki Café for a great night on Friday. Your little hole in the wall holds some enchantment. With a max capacity of 30 people, the room is friendly to vocal and… Read more

Oct.03 (2015 and 1987)

Thank you Station One Coffeehouse for the invitation to play on Saturday.  And thank you to everyone who came to listen.  It's a big deal to me that you made the choice to go out for the evening to take…Read more

Montreal and Ottawa

Back from Montreal and Canada's capital region.  

Four days of touring felt a lot longer, in a good way. So appreciated the "listening" focus of each venue and was energizing for me to connect with new listeners and artists along…Read more


A great pleasure to hook up with Peter F. Zantingh​ and his mates in Whisky River​ at The Cameron House​ on Friday, July 03.  Was a joy to listen to the band and sit in with the fiddle for Fisherman's…Read more

Surprised By Joy: Kids Drawing and The Heavy Dream

Enjoyed a unique opportunity to share music with Cootes Paradise Elementary School in Hamilton for their day of drawing last week. An intriguing alt to the usual field day/end-of-year sports extravaganza that invariably alienates some kids who have a paralyzing…Read more