January 20th: Steve Bougie Opens for Rob Lutes

Rob Lutes with Rob MacDonald

Photo: James St.Laurent 2018

A masterful fingerstyle guitarist with an unmistakable, soulful voice, Rob Lutes has steadily built a collection of exquisite songs that inhabit the intersection of folk, Americana, country, blues and the singer-songwriter genre. Originally from New Brunswick but based in Pointe-Claire, Quebec, Lutes won the 2022 Canadian Folk Music Award as Contemporary Singer of the Year for his latest album Come Around (2021), an album that also received nominations for album, English songwriter and producer (with Rob MacDonald) of the year. Lutes also received a Maple Blues Award nomination for 2022 Acoustic Act of the Year.

His shows mix his original songs with some gems from the history of music and some stories about the songs.

His longtime collaborator, Rob MacDonald is renowned as one of Quebec’s finest guitarists and has recorded and performed with a who’s who of Quebec roots artists, including Guy Belanger, Dawn Tyler Watson, among many others.

Guitariste de fingerstyle magistral avec une voix incomparable et émouvante, Rob Lutes a régulièrement construit une collection de chansons exquises qui habitent l’intersection du folk, de l’americana, du country, du blues et du genre auteur-compositeur-interprète.

Son 8e album, Come Around, est sorti en avril 2021 et a remporté le Canadian Folk Music Award du chanteur contemporain de l’année, recevant également des nominations pour l’album, l’auteur-compositeur anglais et le producteur de l’année (avec Rob MacDonald) Rob est également nominé en tant qu’acteur de l’année 2022 Maple Blues Acoustic. Ses sets mélangent des originaux avec des joyaux de l’histoire de la musique et des histoires sur les chansons.

Son collaborateur de longue date, Rob MacDonald est reconnu comme l’un des meilleurs guitaristes du Québec et a enregistré et joué avec un “who’s who” d’artistes racines québécois, dont Guy Bélanger, Dawn Tyler Watson, Angel Forrest entre autres.


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Opening: Steve Bougie

Steve Bougie has been playing venues in the area for over 20 years. Either solo or with his band, he has a dedicated following that are always eager to hear more.

His mix of mellow tunes are quite varied bringing songs from the past, adding some great new songs from new artists and adapting tunes to his style to make it a bit different.

From John Lennon to John Mayer; From Bob Dylan to Ben Rector; From the Beatles to Blue Rodeo. And many more.

He hopes you enjoy and thank his many loyal fans who continually come out to cheer him on.

We will be limiting the audience to 90 in an effort to keep you all healthy. Tables will be set for 6 and will be spread out a little more than in the past.

Ticket sales will begin at 7:00 pm in the Church. Doors to the hall will open at 7:30 pm. 

Tickets $10 on sale at the door

24 Maple Ave.
H9X 2E6

We ask that everyone follow the guidance of social distancing – say hello and smile from a short distance. We welcome and encourage masking.


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