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Gordie Tentrees
Sat, Aug 15
The Slice - Lethbridge


Yukon born folk/bluesman Gordie Tentrees was a highlight of the South Country Fair this year.

Out of the Canadian north country Gordie Tentrees releases his 3rd album "Mercy or Sin" featuring his band of 7 years Ken Hermanson and Matt King, produced by Juno Winner Bob Hamilton. This is the much anticipated follow up to "Bottleneck to Wire 2007" and " 29 loads of Freight 2004"

This album captures the band's dynamic live show and growth of songwriter Gordie Tentrees. He has toured relentlessly in North America, Europe and the UK building an international buzz in the roots music scene. 
He has opened for Fred Eaglesmith, Kelly Joe Phelps, shared the stage with the D-Rangers, Rick Fines, Blackie & The Rodeo Kings, performed live on CBC Saturday Night Blues, and showcased at North American Folk Alliance, WCMA's, and SXSW.

"The concert kicked off with a strong set by Gordie Tentrees, who has been opening for the band (Fred Eaglesmith) on recent dates, and it is apparent to this listener that Tentrees has been working hard in the couple of years since he opened the same venue for Kelly Joe Phelps. His ease and ability on resophonic slide guitar and rack mount harmonica suggest some serious time spent honing his craft; and the inclusion of an electrified stomp board lends authority to his steady tapping left foot. Good tunes with strong vocals and deft fingerpicking make for an enjoyable presentation and the addition of Eaglesmith's sidemen, Mattie Simpson on electric guitar and Luke Stackhouse on string bass, to finish off Tentrees portion of the show was an added treat. Tentrees is a talent on the move, and moving in good company"
Peterborough Examiner

Over the last two years he has performed at: North Country Fair, Peterborough Folk Festival, South by Southwest Festival, Dauphin Countryfest, Alaska State Fair, Trout Forest Music Festival, Toronto Film Festival, Blue Feather Music Festival, Prince George Folk Festival, Dawson City Music Festival, Canada Music Week, South Country Fair, Alsek Music Festival, Edge of the World Music Festival, Folk on the Rocks Festival, Fred Eaglesmith Picnic, Atlin Arts & Music Festival, North By Northeast Festival, Central Music Festival, Frostbite Music Festival and Winterfolk Roots & Blues Festival.  


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