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Rank #1 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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  • Sat

    Nov 22

    Gibsons, BC, CA | 2:00pm
    Persephone Brewing Company
    Gibsons, BC, CA
    Sat Nov 22 2:00pm


    Join me this Saturday afternoon at the wonderful craft brew mecca: Persephone Brewing Company on the Sunshine Coast! Blues, Jazz, Originals, Sambas even!

  • Fri

    Nov 14

    Madeira Park, BC, CA | 7:00pm
    Pender Harbor School of Music
    Madeira Park, BC, CA
    Fri Nov 14 7:00pm


    Bonar is appearing and the lineup will also include, NANCY ENNS + BETH JONES (folk singers) and ShBoom - a men's close harmony, doo wop group.

  • 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.

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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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