November 9th: The Sojourners Official CD Release Party in Vancouver at the St. James Hall for the new CD Sing and Never Get Tired. See the poster here.
September 15th:The Sojourners released their latest CD Sing and Never Get Tired on the Little Pig Records label, produced by Paul Pigat.
October 6th to 27th: The Sojourners complete a 10 city tour of Western Canada.
May 12th: Jim Brynes, The Sojourners and C.R. Avery appear at the Rogue Folk Club Silver Jubilee Concert in Vancouver, BC.
Western Canadian Music Awards ceremony features
a show-stopping live performance by The Sojourners,
Jim Byrnes and Steve Dawson.
2nd: The Sojourners are nominated for a Juno
Award - Blues Album of the Year for their eponymous sophmore
release The Sojourners.
22nd to 31st: The
tour the Netherlands with
21st: Black Hen Music releases a DVD documenting the performances
of The Sojourners,
Jim Byrnes, Steve Dawson and
many others as part of the All Star Tribute to the Music
of the Mississippi Sheiks at the Capilano Theatre. It will
be released in Canada, the United States and Europe.
19th: The Sojourners cast off on a Gospel
Cruise in Vancouver with special guests Kenny 'Blues Boss' Wayne
and Candus Churchill & The Gospel Experience. Jim Byrnes
and Paul Pigat will be aboard too, along with other
surprises. See a poster here.
9th - 11th: The Sojourners appear at The Winnipeg
Folk Festival as part of a Tribute to the Music of the Mississippi
Sojourners appear as one
of 14 musicians
at the Capilano University Theatre in North Vancouver as part of
an All Star Tribute to the Music of the Mississippi Sheiks.
19th to 27th: The
tour Germany and Belgium with Jim
second album The Sojourners was released on Black
24th: The Sojourners will appear in Ottawa
as part of the National Arts Centre’s BC Scene, the largest-ever
gathering of BC artists outside the province. For more information
please visit www.bcscene.ca.
Let Freedom Sing,
a Time-Life 3CD on the music of the Civil Rights era
is released. It includes a track called Eyes
on the Prize by The Sojourners. Buy it
Barnes & Noble.
Sojourners have been nominated for a MapleBlues
Award in the New Artist/Group category. VOTE
for the Sojourners at www.mapleblues.ca
before December 6th.
The Sojourners have been selected to appear
at the MapleBlues
Awards ceremony on January 19th in Toronto.
have been nominated for a Canadian
Folk Music Award in the Vocal Group
of the Year category.
15: The Sojourners will be performing at the
Western Canadian Music Awards festival in Edmonton on October 18th
at The Artery. They have also been selected to perform on the WCMA
show on October 19th.
1: ‘Eyes on the Prize’, a track from The
Sojourners' Black Hen CD ‘Hold On’ has been
selected for inclusion in an upcoming Time-Life compilation on the
Civil Rights era.
31: The Sojourners were nominated for WCMA
Roots Album of the Year – Group.
18: Jim Brynes' House of Refuge CD featuring
The Sojourners picks up the Western Canadian Music
Awards trophy for Outstanding Blues Recording.