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Two Hour Open Mic – April 15th

On April 15th, we had a two hour Open Mic, with a variety of singer/songwriters sharing their songs.

Songwriters performing included Bob Gray, John Haynes, Feona Lim (accompanied by John Haynes & Bob Batyi), Poul Bech, and Earl Travis Taylor (accompanied by Bob Batyi)…  a fun evening at BC Songwriters was had by all!

As always, the BC Songwriters’ Showcase & Open Mic evenings are held, every second Wednesday, at NY Grill & Bistro – 20204 Fraser Hwy, Langley.

Bob the Sound Guy, Bob the Picture Guy and LaRaine the MC, kicking off the BC Songwriters' Showcase & Open Mic - BCSongwriters.ca Bob Gray, accompanied by LaRaine - BCSongwriters.ca Bob Gray, accompanied by LaRaine - BCSongwriters.ca Bob Gray, accompanied by LaRaine - BCSongwriters.ca
Bob Gray, accompanied by LaRaine - BCSongwriters.ca LaRaine introducing John Haynes - BCSongwriters.ca John Haynes - playing at the BC Songwriters' Open Mic - BCSongwriters.ca John Haynes - playing at the BC Songwriters' Open Mic - BCSongwriters.ca
John Haynes - playing at the BC Songwriters' Open Mic - BCSongwriters.ca John Haynes - playing at the BC Songwriters' Open Mic - BCSongwriters.ca John Haynes - playing at the BC Songwriters' Open Mic - BCSongwriters.ca Bob the Sound Guy - making everyone sound great! - BCSongwriters.ca
Poul Bech - Playing at the BC Songwriters' Open Mic - BCSongwriters.ca Poul Bech - Playing at the BC Songwriters' Open Mic - BCSongwriters.ca Poul Bech - Playing at the BC Songwriters' Open Mic - BCSongwriters.ca  Poul Bech - Playing at the BC Songwriters' Open Mic - BCSongwriters.ca
Feona Lim (centre) and John Haynes (right) from Lotus Band, accompanied by Bob (the Sound Guy) Batyi, at the BC Songwriters' Open Mic - BCSongwriters.ca Feona Lim and John Haynes, from Lotus Band, accompanied by Bob (the Sound Guy) Batyi, at the BC Songwriters' Open Mic — at BC Songwriters' Showcase Association. - BCSongwriters.ca Feona Lim - playing the BC Songwriters' Open Mic — BCSongwriters.ca John Haynes - accompanying Feona Lim, at the BC Songwriters' Open Mic — at BC Songwriters' Showcase Association - BCSongwriters.ca
Bob (the Sound Guy) Batyi - accompanying performers at the BC Songwriters' Open Mic — BCSongwriters.ca Feona Lim and John Haynes, from Lotus Band, accompanied by Bob (the Sound Guy) Batyi, at the BC Songwriters' Open Mic — at BC Songwriters' Showcase Association. - BCSongwriters.ca Feona Lim and John Haynes, from Lotus Band, accompanied by Bob (the Sound Guy) Batyi, at the BC Songwriters' Open Mic — at BC Songwriters' Showcase Association. - BCSongwriters.ca LaRaine, BC Songwriters' President and Showcase Booker, doubling as Sound Person, as Bob the Sound Guy takes a turn on stage. — BCSongwriters.ca
Bob Batyi, Feona Lim & John Haynes at the BC Songwriters' Open Mic - BCSongwriters.ca Feona Lim, performing at the BC Songwriters' Open Mic - BCSongwriters.ca John Haynes, at the BC Songwriters' Open Mic — BCSongwriters.ca Bob (the Sound Guy) Batyi - accompanying performers at the BC Songwriters' Open Mic — BCSongwriters.ca
Earl Travis Taylor - performing at the BC Songwriters' Two Hour Open Mic — BCSongwriters.ca Earl Travis Taylor - (accompanied by Bob Batyi) performing at the BC Songwriters' Two Hour Open Mic - BCSongwriters.ca Earl Travis Taylor - (accompanied by Bob Batyi) performing at the BC Songwriters' Two Hour Open Mic - BCSongwriters.ca Earl Travis Taylor - performing at the BC Songwriters' Two Hour Open Mic — BCSongwriters.ca
Bob (the Sound Guy) Batyi - accompanying performers at the BC Songwriters' Open Mic — BCSongwriters.ca Earl Travis Taylor - (accompanied by Bob Batyi) performing at the BC Songwriters' Two Hour Open Mic - BCSongwriters.ca An after Open Mic photo, with Mani from NY Grill & Bistro, alongside Bob the Sound Guy, Earl Travis Taylor & LaRaine from BC Songwriters. The BC Songwriters' Showcase & Open Mic performances are held, every second Wednesday, at NY Grill & Bistro in Langley  

 

Earl Travis Taylor – Oct. 22-14

Earl & Bob - Earl Tavis Taylor & Bob Batyi playing the Songwriter Showcase at the BCSSA, held at NY Grill & BistroOn Wednesday, October 22nd, Earl Travis Taylor (accompanied by Bob Batyi) performed at the Songwriter Showcase. 

You can find out more about Earl, on his website, at EarlTravisTaylor.com

They were followed by the fantastic Open Mic offerings of Paul Bech, Trent Olver & Dave Mercer.

Mani and Shyra from NY Grill & Bistro, as always, were the perfect hosts for BC Songwriters and their audience!

As always, the Showcase & Open Mic take place at NY Grill & Bistro – 20204 Fraser Hwy, Langley.

Here are some photos from the BC Songwriters’ Showcase & Open Mic… 

(click on any image to open it up in a pop up gallery viewer)

LaRaine (BC Songwriters' President & Showcase Booker) welcoming everyone to the Songwriter Showcase & Open Mic LaRaine introducing the featured performers: Earl Travis Taylor, accompanied by Bob Batyi LaRaine introducing the featured performers: Earl Travis Taylor, accompanied by Bob Batyi LaRaine and Earl Travis Taylor talking about Earl's recording for his upcoming CD release — at BC Songwriters' Showcase Association.
Earl Travis Taylor (accompanied by Bob Batyi) playing the BCSSA Songwriter Showcase Earl Travis Taylor, playing the BC Songwriters' Showcase Bob Batyi (aka Bob the Sound Guy) playing guitar at the Songwriter Showcase Earl Travis Taylor (accompanied by Bob Batyi) playing the BCSSA Songwriter Showcase
Earl Travis Taylor, playing the BC Songwriters' Showcase Bob Batyi playing guitar at the Songwriter Showcase Earl Travis Taylor (accompanied by Bob Batyi) playing the BCSSA Songwriter Showcase Earl Travis Taylor, playing the BC Songwriters' Showcase
Bob Batyi playing guitar at the Songwriter Showcase Earl Travis Taylor (accompanied by Bob Batyi) playing the BCSSA Songwriter Showcase Earl Travis Taylor, playing the BC Songwriters' Showcase Bob Batyi playing guitar at the Songwriter Showcase
Earl Travis Taylor (accompanied by Bob Batyi) playing the BCSSA Songwriter Showcase Earl Travis Taylor, playing the BC Songwriters' Showcase Bob Batyi playing guitar at the Songwriter Showcase Earl Travis Taylor (accompanied by Bob Batyi) playing the BCSSA Songwriter Showcase
Earl Travis Taylor (accompanied by Bob Batyi) playing the BCSSA Songwriter Showcase Dave the Sound Guy, standing in for Bob the Sound Guy, who was busy being Bob the Accompanying Guitar Player Earl Travis Taylor, playing the BC Songwriters' Showcase Earl Travis Taylor, playing the BC Songwriters' Showcase
Earl Travis Taylor, playing the BC Songwriters' Showcase Dave the Sound Guy, standing in for Bob the Sound Guy, who was busy being Bob the Accompanying Guitar Player Paul Bech playing the BC Songwriters’ Open Mic Paul Bech playing the BC Songwriters’ Open Mic
Paul Bech playing the BC Songwriters’ Open Mic Trent Olver playing the BC Songwriters’ Open Mic Trent Olver playing the BC Songwriters’ Open Mic Trent Olver playing the BC Songwriters’ Open Mic
Dave Mercer playing the BC Songwriters’ Open Mic Dave Mercer (accompanied by Bob Batyi) playing the BC Songwriters’ Open Mic Dave Mercer (accompanied by Bob Batyi) playing the BC Songwriters’ Open Mic Mani Vigg and Shyra, from NY Grill & Bistro, posing for a photo, after the BC Songwriters' Showcase & Open Mic, with Bob, LaRaine and Earl from BC Songwriters
      BC Songwriters' Showcase & Open Mic - Every second Wednesday, in Langley at NY Grill & Bistro - 20204 Fraser Hwy, Langley

 

Two Hour Jam – 05-21-14

BC Songwriters’ Showcase – May 21st was a fun evening… a missed communication meant we had a ‘Two Hour Jam’, with impromptu performances and lots of different combinations of songwriters, all performing their original tunes.

Performers featured Earl Travis Taylor, Dave Mercer, Bob Batyi, Troy Godfrey, Glen Mager, Marko Segovic & Bob Gray.

A fun night at NY Grill & Bistro, in Langley!

Dave Mercer & Earl Travis Taylor swapping tunes, at the BC Songwriters' Showcase Association, in Langley Dave Mercer & Earl Travis Taylor swapping tunes, at the BC Songwriters' Showcase Association, in Langley Dave Mercer & Earl Travis Taylor swapping tunes, at the BC Songwriters' Showcase Association, in Langley Dave Mercer & Earl Travis Taylor swapping tunes, at the BC Songwriters' Showcase Association, in Langley
Bob the Sound Guy, documenting the evaporative properties of a citrus-infused liquid, in a partially-closed container, while LaRaine oversees the quality of Bob's scientific method Earl Travis Taylor performing as part of the Two Hour Jam, at BC Songwriters' Showcase & Open Mic Dave Mercer performing as part of the Two Hour Jam, at BC Songwriters' Showcase & Open Mic Dave Mercer & Earl Travis Taylor swapping tunes, at the BC Songwriters' Showcase Association, in Langley
LaRaine chatting with Earl, during a momentary break at the BC Songwriters' Two Hour Jam Dave Mercer covering the Sound Board for Bob the Sound Guy Bob Batyi (AKA Bob the Sound Guy) accompanying Earl Travis Taylor, at the BC Songwriters' Two Hour Jam Bob Batyi (AKA Bob the Sound Guy) accompanying Earl Travis Taylor, at the BC Songwriters' Two Hour Jam
Bob Batyi (AKA Bob the Sound Guy) accompanying Earl Travis Taylor, at the BC Songwriters' Two Hour Jam Dave Mercer performing as part of the Two Hour Jam, at BC Songwriters' Showcase & Open Mic Dave Mercer performing as part of the Two Hour Jam, at BC Songwriters' Showcase & Open Mic Dave Mercer performing as part of the Two Hour Jam, at BC Songwriters' Showcase & Open Mic
Dave Mercer performing as part of the Two Hour Jam, at BC Songwriters' Showcase & Open Mic Bob the Sound Guy looking VERY serious, at the BC Songwriters' Two Hour Jam Troy Godfrey performing at the BC Songwriters' Open Mic, in Langley Troy Godfrey performing at the BC Songwriters' Open Mic, in Langley
Troy Godfrey performing at the BC Songwriters' Open Mic, in Langley A *LOT* of great options to enjoy, at the NY Grill & Bistro, in Langley Glen Mager performing at the BC Songwriters Showcase' Open Mic, in Langley Glen Mager performing at the BC Songwriters Showcase' Open Mic, in Langley
Glen Mager and Marko Segovic performing at the BC Songwriters Showcase' Open Mic, in Langley Glen Mager and Marko Segovic performing at the BC Songwriters Showcase' Open Mic, in Langley Marko Segovic performing at the BC Songwriters Showcase' Open Mic, in Langley Marko Segovic performing at the BC Songwriters Showcase' Open Mic, in Langley
Bob Gray performing as part of the Two Hour Jam — at BC Songwriters' Showcase Association — at NY Grill & Bistro, in Langley. Bob Gray performing as part of the Two Hour Jam — at BC Songwriters' Showcase Association — at NY Grill & Bistro, in Langley. Bob Gray performing as part of the Two Hour Jam — at BC Songwriters' Showcase Association — at NY Grill & Bistro, in Langley. Bob Gray performing as part of the Two Hour Jam — at BC Songwriters' Showcase Association — at NY Grill & Bistro, in Langley.
Mani & Taras from NY Grill & Bistro made sure that everyone's glasses and tummies were full !!! Dave Mercer & Earl Travis Taylor perform at the Two Hour Jam, at the BC Songwriters' Showcase Association, in Langley Dave Mercer & Earl Travis Taylor perform at the Two Hour Jam, at the BC Songwriters' Showcase Association, in Langley Dave Mercer & Earl Travis Taylor perform at the Two Hour Jam, at the BC Songwriters' Showcase Association, in Langley

Earl Travis Taylor – 10-23-13

Our October 23rd Songwriter Showcase featured the songwriting talents of Earl Travis Taylor, accompanied by Bob Batyi, playing a two hour jam of both new songs, and an assortment of crowd favourites. A fun night that those there, will not soon forget !!!

       
       
       
       
       

Rayneman Band – 07-31-13

Wednesday’s Songwriter Showcase featured Rayneman Band (Cole, Jackson and David) rocking their original songs… followed by Open Mic.
(Apologies to Bryan Rooney for missing the photo op)

Cory Hawthorne – 05-08-13

Cory Hawthorne came out to BC Songwriters this week, and performed an hour of his amazing original tunes. It was a packed house at McBurney’s, and the appreciative crowd stayed on for a full list of great Open Mic performers.