Lawrence Bailey and Ken Clarke (among others) traveled to the beautiful Kootenay mountains for days of music-filled fun. As per tradition, Ken brought his digitial video camera… here’s some of the more interesting shots. Read his Shambhala 2002 feature or check out his 2001 story.

Shambhala 2002

It hit me one night about a week after the fact. I was sitting in the courtyard of a northwest condo complex, picking the last tasty morsels of lobster out of the delicious creature’s claw with a plastic fork. There were a few dozen other people milling about around me, most dressed in nice collared… Continue reading Shambhala 2002

A kid from the buckle of the Bible belt

Raised religious in Pensacola, Florida, singer/songwriter Jim White has his own style that takes the Fundamentalist imagery of his childhood and seamlessly blends it with his more worldly experiences. White sat down with Gauntlet staffer Chris Morrison at the 2002 Calgary Folk Music Festival for a drink and some pleasant conversation.Folk festivals have come a… Continue reading A kid from the buckle of the Bible belt

2002 Calgary Folk Music Festival

I have my wristband, my pen, my notepad, and my hat. I’m cursing myself for forgetting sun block, which is unforgivable for a pasty white boy like me. Otherwise, I’m ready for the 2002 Calgary Folk Music Festival.Thursday night’s openers, the Brothers Cosmoline from Toronto, sound like Bob Wills or early Lyle Lovett. They came… Continue reading 2002 Calgary Folk Music Festival