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Photo courtesy of cottagecooking.ca
By Amelia Waiz
Singer/songwriters Julia Spitale and Shera Kelly are about to embark on The Wheely Slow Cooking Tour. From June 10th to June 25th they will be performing, cycling and cooking across Western Canada.
Julie will be using her skills as a personal cook to make meals for their hosts using whatever is in their kitchens. Shera will be leading bike rides in some of the cities. They will also be visiting local organic farms as they travel.
The Big Backyard kickoff show will take place tonight in Vancouver. The concert will be at 195 West 12th Avenue from 9:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. There will be music, treats and bicycles. The yard gate will open at 8:30 p.m. and tickets are $10. The first 15 people to arrive by bike will get a free piece of cake.
Julia and Shera will also be leading a Velopalooza bike ride from 4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. before the The Big Backyard show. The riders will meet at Granville Island then ride along the seawall and past kits beach. More details on the ride are available here: velopalooza.ca/#10-423
Western Canada Tour Dates:
Friday June 10th 2011- Big Backyard Concert, Vancouver BC
Saturday June 11th 2011- Maple Ridge Farmers Market, Maple Ridge
Sunday June 12th 2011- The Armstrong Inn, Armstrong BC
Monday June 13th 2011- Voodoos, Penticton BC
Wednesday June 15th 2011- Gratitude Café, Calgary AB
Thursday June 16,17th 2011 – TBA Edmonton, AB
Monday June 20th 2011- House Concert, Cranbrook BC
Wednesday June 22nd 2011 – House Concert, Peachland BC
Thursday June 23nd 2011- Foxglove Farm Saltspring BC
For more information on The Wheely Slow Cooking Tour, please visit: cottagecooking.ca/wheely-slow-cooking-tour/