17th Street Treatment Centre

Winter Wheat, John K. Samson

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On the 21st day, the sun didn’t hate me, the food wasn’t angry, the bed didn’t sigh. The ceiling said it’s possible I might get my looks back, on the 21st day of my stay here. On the 21st day I danced through the 12 step, examined, admitted I’m powerless to. Sang the one about the spring the cat ran away, on the 21st day of my court-ordered stay here. The punk and the priest and the real estate agent, the girl with no teeth and the shaky marine, the Serbian dead-head who wears his sunglasses “so no one can see at my eyes.” In for three weeks or in for forever, here at the 17th Street Treatment Centre. Most of us probably not getting better, but not getting better together.

Shelter Valley Folk Festival tonight at 8:00 PM. Tomorrow is Orillia at The Brownstone Cafe

http://www.facebook.com/events/426307757406058

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Danke für eine tolle Tour durch Deutschland, Österreich und die Schweiz. Danke auch an Shotgun Jimmie & Sir Simon!

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Wichtige Durchsage an die Hamburger:
Beim Konzert am 27.05. im Uebel & Gefährlich ist schon um 19:30 Uhr Einlass - Sir Simon eröffnet um 20:30 Uhr.

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Artist Bio

John K. Samson

John K. Samson

Inspired by the search for connection and community, his hometown of Winnipeg, and our individual and collective struggles with addictions to drugs, screens, and fossil ...

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A message from John:

I’m grateful for your thoughtful attention to the news displayed here at my artist facebook page. I don’t participate in social media myself, so all posts are made by the kind people at Epitaph/ANTI Records.

I’d be very happy to hear from you if you’d like to write me a letter or a postcard. I’m at P.O. Box 83, 971 Corydon Avenue, Winnipeg, Manitoba, R3M 3S3, Canada.

Thanks very ...

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A message from John:

I’m grateful for your thoughtful attention to the news displayed here at my artist facebook page. I don’t participate in social media myself, so all posts are made by the kind people at Epitaph/ANTI Records.

I’d be very happy to hear from you if you’d like to write me a letter or a postcard. I’m at P.O. Box 83, 971 Corydon Avenue, Winnipeg, Manitoba, R3M 3S3, Canada.

Thanks very ...

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Thanks to everyone who came out to the shows.

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John K. Samson will be playing the following shows in Europe in November / December:

JOHN K. SAMSON solo
Support: Sir Simon

29.11. BE - Eeklo, N9
30.11. Essen, Zeche Carl
01.12. CH - Zürich, Eldorado
02.12. A - Dornbirn, Conrad Sohm
03.12. Reutlingen, FranzK
04.12. Köln, Blue Shell
05.12. UK - Kingston, Fighting Cocks
06.12. UK - Manchester, Kraak (sold out)
08.12. UK - London, Oslo
09.12. Neunkirchen, Stummsche Reithalle
10.12. Wiesbaden, Schlachthof

Tickets can ...

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John has some solo shows lined up for November. He would also like you to know his curling team won their first game. www.johnksamson.com/updates

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John passes on his sincere thanks to all who attended the recent shows in Ontario. Just a reminder that this site is administered by his labels, and sometimes his tour manager, and he isn't active on Facebook. You can write to JKS at: PO Box 83, 971 Corydon Ave., Winnipeg, MB, R3M 3S3, Canada.

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A message from John:

I’m grateful for your thoughtful attention to the news displayed here at my artist facebook page. I don’t participate in social media myself, so all posts are made by the kind people at Epitaph/ANTI Records.

I’d be very happy to hear from you if you’d like to write me a letter or a postcard. I’m at P.O. Box 83, 971 Corydon Avenue, Winnipeg, Manitoba, R3M 3S3, Canada.

Thanks very ...

See Original

Thanks to everyone who came out to the shows.

See Original

John K. Samson will be playing the following shows in Europe in November / December:

JOHN K. SAMSON solo
Support: Sir Simon

29.11. BE - Eeklo, N9
30.11. Essen, Zeche Carl
01.12. CH - Zürich, Eldorado
02.12. A - Dornbirn, Conrad Sohm
03.12. Reutlingen, FranzK
04.12. Köln, Blue Shell
05.12. UK - Kingston, Fighting Cocks
06.12. UK - Manchester, Kraak (sold out)
08.12. UK - London, Oslo
09.12. Neunkirchen, Stummsche Reithalle
10.12. Wiesbaden, Schlachthof

Tickets can ...

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John has some solo shows lined up for November. He would also like you to know his curling team won their first game. www.johnksamson.com/updates

See Original

John passes on his sincere thanks to all who attended the recent shows in Ontario. Just a reminder that this site is administered by his labels, and sometimes his tour manager, and he isn't active on Facebook. You can write to JKS at: PO Box 83, 971 Corydon Ave., Winnipeg, MB, R3M 3S3, Canada.

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Shelter Valley Folk Festival tonight at 8:00 PM. Tomorrow is Orillia at The Brownstone Cafe

http://www.facebook.com/events/426307757406058

See Original

Danke für eine tolle Tour durch Deutschland, Österreich und die Schweiz. Danke auch an Shotgun Jimmie & Sir Simon!

See Original

Wichtige Durchsage an die Hamburger:
Beim Konzert am 27.05. im Uebel & Gefährlich ist schon um 19:30 Uhr Einlass - Sir Simon eröffnet um 20:30 Uhr.

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