August 2017 News

Penguin Eggs Tribute to Vin Garbutt By Roddy Campbell Few folk singers, if any, communicated with an audience like Vin Garbutt. A natural comedian with an insightful, laugh-out-loud view of the greater world that he frequently toured, Garbutt also drew criticism and admiration for his topical songs on such issues as abortion and sectarian violence in Northern Ireland. Largely,... Read More

July 24th 2017 Update

Mission Folk Music Festival July 21-23 Tim MC-ed and played a couple of sets at the 30th annual Mission Folk Music Festival July 21-23. Tim’s first appearance was 24 years ago and by common consensus he has played at least 20 of the festivals over that time. Hats off to Michelle Demers Shaevitz and her amazing team at the 30th annual festival for a wonderful weekend of music... Read More

Mission Folk Music Festival July 21-23

Mission Folk Music Festival July 21-23 Tim is playing at the Mission Folk Music Festival July 21-23. You can see his bio on the festival website here: Tim will be MC-ing with Jennie Bice Friday night, where the line-up is as follows: 6 pm – 10 pm Mt. Baker Stage & Fraser Stage are adjacent and will alternate to serve... Read More

June 2017 Update

Halifax Disaster – ‘Song for Kate and Anthony’ Tim is back in the studio in late June with Bill Buckingham, at Palace Studios in East Vancouver, to record an Alan Millen song to commemorate the Halifax Disaster called ‘Song for Kate and Anthony’. In case you aren’t familiar with the story: On the morning of December 6, 1917, two passenger trains en route to the port... Read More

Friday June 16th Pub Night at the Red Dragon …

Yes! Friday June 16th 7.30 pm Pub Night at the Red Dragon – with classic British pub food and music by Tim Readman at The Cambrian Hall 215 East 17th Avenue Vancouver V5V 1A6  Read More

Vin Garbutt RIP

So sad to hear about Vin passing away. He taught me more than anyone will ever know. Love to Pat and all the family.  Read More

May 2017 Update

Summer of Love Tim was back in the studio in April with Bill Buckingham, at Palace Studios in East Vancouver, to record an Alan Millen song to celebrate the 50th anniversary of 1967’s summer of love, called … you guessed it … Summer of Love! This affectionate but tongue-in-cheek pastiche of the sounds and sentiments of that particularly hot season can now be downloaded... Read More

Comedy Cares Benefit Show Saturday April 29th

Performing in PoCo – Comedy Cares benefit show for Stroke Recovery Association Saturday night come out if you can. #laughteristhebestmedicine! Date City Venue 04/29/17 Port Coquitlam, BC Royal Canadian Legion PoCo Time: 7:00pm. Age restrictions: No Minors. Box office: 604-367-8782. Address: 2675 Shaughnessy Street. Venue phone: (604) 942-8911.... Read More

Welcome to Spring Pan’s People!

Welcome to Spring Hope you did the rite thing on the equinox and ran through the woods with woolly trousers on waving your tail and generally spreading fertility vibes on the good earth. We were too busy grafting away at the Big City HQ to bring you more delights. We are glad you are out there though. Someone has to do it and it might as well be you! For us March Madness Means More... Read More

Tim Readman at COMEDY CARES …

A hilarious night of Comics, Poets and Singers where EVERYTHING is FUNNY!!! Over a dozen performers will tickle your funny bone to raise money for the Stroke Recovery Association of BC, Beauty Night Society (Vancouver Volunteers), and Jacques nephew Boden. All Star line up featuring Tim Readman, Alison Ogilvie, Jacques Lalonde, Trevor Marples, Daniela Dana, Nic Enright-Morin, Aaron... Read More