Upcoming Shows


  • Welcome to Rick's official website, hoping you are all safe and healthy in these uncertain times.  Nico and I are so pleased to be returning to the stage for the Whistler Children's Festival May 21; and to join Fred Penner and Charlotte Diamond for Best of Friends concerts at the Surrey Children's Festival May 27-29.
    For Big Folks, July 8-10 we will play Vancouver Island Musicfest in Courtenay and the Islands Folk Festival in Duncan July 23. For more listings, please see SHOWS.
    Valley and I were honoured to have our song Island Oohlahey arranged by Nico and performed by 67 voices in a virtual concert by the Nanaimo Sings Choir. You can see the video  https://youtu.be/nWFI6qpfOS4 and read about it here:   https://www.nanaimobulletin.com/entertainment/nanaimo-sings-virtual-performance-features-66-vocalists/

    My song Angels Do will be featured in the next Nanaimo Sings concert later this year.

    Congratulations to my wonderful producer, manager and wife Valley Hennell who has been inducted as a StarMeritus pioneer into the BC Entertainment Hall of Fame.

    Here's ANGELS DO with Nico https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X0RGUCrM3ic&feature=youtu.be and Nico with PIED PUMKIN in the Rogue Folk concert celebrating my induction into the BC Entertainment Hall of Fame in July 2019. PEOPLE I LOVE YOU! https://youtu.be/KNNAhwFQtx8 

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    To mailorder Rick's CDs from this website, click Music. 

    Be safe, be well, keep on singing!

    Dulcimerrily, RICK