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Event Archive - Dogs Do Dream & Sick Boss Album Release Party: Ron Samworth, Peggy Lee, JP Carter, Elisa Thorn, Barbara Adler, Cole Schmidt, James Meger, Skye Brooks, Dan Gaucher, Jeremy page, Bill Clark

Fri. May 26th 2017 The China Cloud (No Minors)
10pm doors at 9pm
$10 Cover at the door only.
Presented by: Sawdust Collector, NoSchmo, Drip Audio, Barking Sphinx Performance Society
Sawdust Collector presents Ron Samworth's 'Dogs Do Dream' and Sick Boss in celebration of two new album releases on Drip Audio.

Dogs Do Dream

Ron Samworth - Guitar, Compositions, Text
Barbara Adler - Narration
Peggy Lee - Cello
JP Carter - Trumpet
Elisa Thorn - Harp
James Meger - Bass
Skye Brooks - Drums
Special Guest - Bill Clark - Trumpet

Sick Boss

Cole Schmidt - Guitar
Jeremy Page - Saxophone
Peggy Lee - Cello
JP Carter - Trumpet
James Meger - Bass
Dan Gaucher - Drums


Dogs Do Dream

Dogs Do Dream is a suite of compositions and texts by composer/guitarist Ron Samworth inspired by the dream life of dogs. Scientific research indicates that many animals, including Dogs, Do Dream. We can only imagine the nature of these dreams.

9pm Doors, 10pm Music
$10 cover
$25 cover + both CDs

China Cloud Gallery, 524 Main Street.


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Ron Samworth (Jazz)

Guitarist/composer Ron Samworth, a cornerstone of Canada’s creative music community, has a keen ear for unusual textures and approaches improvising with a unique structural conception. He leads the acclaimed quartet Talking Pictures and composes for theatre, film, and dance projects. Samworth has performed with Barry Guy, Wayne Horvitz, Han Benni... more info

JP Carter (experimental instrumentalist)

Projects include Inhabitants, Fond of Tigers, Tony Wilson 6tet, Great Aunt Ida, Carsick and the Aeroplane Trio... more info

Barbara Adler

Barbara Adler – three time member of the acclaimed Vancouver SLAM team; “writes smart, funny, and often deeply moving poetry around questions of history, identity, and self-image” - Georgia Straight more info