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Rank #2 CA Gibsons, BC, CA Alternative / Acoustic


Sounds Like: Leon Redbone, Michael Franks, "Leadbelly" Huddie Ledbetter

Bio: Bonar is a fingerstyle guitarist and singer/songwriter, based in Gibsons , BC, who performs solo, but is sometimes mistaken for a duo.

In addition to numerous original songs, he features a fun and eclectic repertoire ranging from Mississippi John Hurt to Macy Gray, from Jobim to John Fahey.

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Twitter_icon_for_status: Bonar has a show on 2014-10-17 at 19:00 @ Pat Forst Pottery Studio - Art Cra... in Gibsons, BC... http://t.co/L94Un1tYHH


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  • Fri

    Oct 17

    Gibsons, BC, CA | 7:00pm
    Pat Forst Pottery Studio -...
    Gibsons, BC, CA
    Fri Oct 17 7:00pm


    Duttons are performing as the musical guests at Pat Forst Pottery Studio on October 17. Both Michelle Bruce and I will be joining them as musical guests to spice up the already rich melange of roots and bluegrass flavours. Come on over.

  • Sat

    Sep 27

    Roberts Creek, BC, CA | 7:00pm
    Roberts Creek Hall
    Roberts Creek, BC, CA
    Sat Sep 27 7:00pm


    I am performing at the Sunshine Coast Benefit for the Teachers this Saturday along with big lineup of other artists including Grant Olsen, Janet Panic, Matt Watson, among many others. I am doing a short set a little after 7:00 Please drop in and help raise a little dough for the teachers who are struggling with the financial impact of the strike.

  • Wed

    Sep 24

    Roberts Creek, BC, CA | 6:00pm
    The Gumboot Restaurant
    Roberts Creek, BC, CA
    Wed Sep 24 6:00pm


    This Wednesday, Sept. 24, why not dine in style at the Gumboot Restaurant and you can also enjoy some fine acoustic music while you enjoy some fine food! No cover - donation appreciated.

  • Sun

    Sep 21

    Sechelt, BC, CA | 5:00pm

    Sechelt, BC, CA
    Sun Sep 21 5:00pm


    Come join myself and Grant Olsen and an all-star cast of wonderful performers for our Sunday showcase! The view is magnificent and the music will be marvelous!

  • 2014

    Mar 30

    Sechelt, BC, CA | 4:00pm

    Sechelt, BC, CA
    Sun Mar 30 4:00pm


    The Lighthouse is hosting Live Music again, now on Sunday afternoons beginning at 4:00 pm. Bonar will be performing a single solo set at 5:00 this Sunday. Please drop in. There will be other artists before and after Bonar.

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Q: Musically, who was your biggest inspiration?
A: Tough question. Many influences & inspirations. Cab Calloway, Pete Seeger, Missisppi John Hurt, T Bone Walker, Chuck Berry, Dick Dale, Antonio Carlos Jobim, Chet Baker, Burt Bacharach, Gordon Lightfoot, Glen Campbell, John Hartford, Willie Nelson. There are more - that's just the top of my head. Sorry to take so long responding! b.

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