Hawksley Workman's still got it: Photo Highlights

Photography by Craig Fleisch

Vancouver was treated to Hawksley Workman on Thursday October 28. Workman has spent the past year producing his latest album, his eleventh, 'Old Cheetah,' and touring with his other "supergroup" project, The Mounties, which he formed with Ryan Dahle (Limblifter), Steve Bays (Hot Hot Heat).

The Mounties played the Commodore Ballroom last year, this year fans were pleased to see him reunited Mr. Lonely (on piano), Brad Kilpatrick (on drums), and Derrick Brady (bass), all of whom have played with Hawksley for at least fifteen years.

Workman is a multi-talented, homegrown Canadian rockstar who has produced albums with many Sarah Slean, Serena Ryder, Jeremy Fisher, Great Big Sea, Hey Rosetta!, Tegan and Sara and Justin Rutledge.

"Multi-talented" in Workman's case is not an overstatement: among other things he plays guitar, piano, drums, and bass. 

Hailing from Ontario, Workman calls Vancouver his second home— so if you missed him this time around, don't worry. He'll be back.


Evening Setlist:

 

  1. Tonight Romanticize
  2. Instant Nostalgia
  3. Teenage Cats
  4. Baby Mosquito
  5. Ifracombe
  6. Bullets
  7. Clever Not Beautiful
  8. Dirty and True
  9. Paper Shoes
  10. Old Bloody Orange
  11. Mountains/Seashore
  12. General January
  13. Sarah Jane
  14. All the Trees
  15. Starting to Snow
  16. Make up Your Mind
  17. Winterbird
  18. Broken Yet

Encore:

  1. Safe and Sound
  2. Smoke Baby
  3. Tokyo Summer (The Mounties)

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