Events & News

Great night at House of James!

November 10, 2019

We had a great night last night performing at the House of James Coffee house! Thanks to Lando Klassen, Abigail and staff for hosting this event and supporting live music. Photos courtesy of Robert Farquhar and Leonard Friesen. Thank you!

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Sat, Nov 9th: House of James, Abbotsford

October 16, 2019

The True North Troubadours will be performing at the House of James Coffee House, Saturday, Nov. 9th. This place has a great atmosphere for food, drink and live music! Date: Saturday, Nov. 9th Time: 7-9PM Location: House of James Coffeehouse, 2743 Emerson St, Abbotsford (map) Cost: $15 at the door

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Jaguar/MG Car Club 50th Anniversary Party.

August 27, 2019

A good time was had by all at the Jaguar/MG Car Club 50th Anniversary Party. Thanks to Ian and Doreen Newby and all involved for organizing this great event! Photo courtesy of Asger Hansen.

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A great night at Porter’s!

August 21, 2019

We had a great night playing for an appreciative crowd at Porter’s Bistro Coffee & Tea House last Saturday night! Photos courtesy of Dave Carpenter

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At the mic

August 21, 2019

Looking forward to a great evening! #porterscoffeeandteahouse #murrayville

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Performing under the evening sun for a wonderful audience!

August 9, 2019

Sounds of Summer Concert We had a great time last night performing under the evening sun for a wonderful audience out on Wickson Point at Crescent Beach! Thanks to Stacey Rosa and the City of Surrey for organizing this event. Photo courtesy of Russ Davies

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Dinner Show at Porters Bistro on Aug 17!

June 15, 2019

Come out for a fun evening with The True North Troubadours! A Dinner Show at Porters Bistro is serving their famous roast beef and Yorkshire pudding buffet. $26.95. They’re fully licensed. Call them ( 604-530-5297) to make a reservation – hurry, this event will fill up fast! DAY: Saturday, August 17, 2019 TIME: 6:30 PM –…

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Sounds of Summer Concert Aug 7!

June 15, 2019

We’re performing at the Sounds of Summer Concert Series again this year! Come out for a fun evening at Crescent Beach! Bring the whole family! Check out the Event on Facebook DAY: Wednesday, August 7, 2019 TIME: 6:30 PM – 8 PM LOCATION: Crescent Beach! 3136 McBride Avenue. Performance at”Wickson Point”

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A great time at the Matsqui Centennial Auditorium!

March 23, 2019

Thanks to all who came out to last night’s performance at the Matsqui Centennial Auditorium! A special thanks to Lando Klassen + House of James for sponsoring this live music event.

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What’s On! Abbotsford

March 10, 2019

Come out for a fun evening! Wayne + Diane, Joel and Steve will perform the great songs of the 60’s. Get your tickets at House of James and A&D Music. What’s On! Abbotsford Photo credit: Girly Brilliance

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AbbyNews: Music Fans of the 60’s unite!

February 21, 2019
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Upcoming concert at the Matsqui Centennial Auditorium

January 21, 2019

We’re really excited to invite you to our next performance at the Matsqui Centennial Auditorium on Friday, March 22, 2019! Doors open at 7PM, and our show begins at 7:30PM. It’s going to be a fun night – bring your friends! Please pick up your tickets or order by phone at House of James or…

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Porters Coffee & Tea House on October 27!

September 24, 2018

You know that cute little store in Murrayville, at the five corners? Well, that place is hopping with live music on the weekends! And on October 27th, we’ll be there! We’re going to be performing at Porter’s Bistro Coffee & Tea House on October 27, 2018, 6:30PM-9:30PM.  Come out to hear us perform, and enjoy…

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At the MCC Festival for World Relief

September 16, 2018

The True North Troubadours had a great time performing this past Friday night at the MCC Festival for world relief. We would like to thank Luke Vandevert and all who gave of their time for this years well organized event.

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Afternoon concert in Francis Park, Surrey BC

August 18, 2018

The True North Troubadours would like to thank the City of Surrey for the opportunity to take part in the Sounds of Summer concert series. We had a great time yesterday afternoon at Francis Park! Thanks so much to everyone who came out to see us perform. We had a lot of fun, didn’t we?!…

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2018 MCC Festival for World Relief!

August 7, 2018

True North Troubadours will be performing at the MCC Festival for World Relief on Friday, September 14, 2018 at the TRADEX in Abbotsford, BC. Location: Tradex Exhibition Center, 1190 Cornell Street, Abbotsford (map) Schedule: 5:00 pm DOORS OPEN 5:00 pm Stage Performances Begin 6:30 – 7:30 pm Children’s Auction 7:30 – 8:30 pm Live Auction 8:30 Children’s Area…

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Capturing the essence…

August 2, 2018

We met up with Leanne Campbell of Girly Brilliance in old time Cloverdale. We had a fun night with Leanne as she captured the essence of True North Troubadours in stills – and Peter, Paul and Mary (and Dick Kniss)! A few photos from the shoot

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Aug 17: Sounds of Summer

July 30, 2018

The city of Surrey is putting on a concert series, Sounds of Summer! Come on out and hear us play! From Bluegrass to New Orleans Jazz, Surrey’s free Sounds of Summer concert series brings toe tapping tunes to our beautiful park settings. Please bring blankets or folding chairs to enjoy each performance. Parking will be…

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May 26: St. Dunstan’s Fundraiser

May 27, 2018

An enjoyable evening at the St. Dunstan’s Fundraiser last Saturday night. A special thanks to Carol and Doug Tindal and all who worked to put this event together!

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Classic folk music at Aldergrove event

May 23, 2018

True North Troubadours perform Saturday in community fundraiser. By Kurt Langmann, May 23, 2018 The True North Troubadours will be performing their tribute to Peter, Paul and Mary and folk music of the 1960s this Saturday, May 26 from 6 to 9 p.m. for the St. Dunstan’s Anglican Church’s annual fundraiser. The evening will feature…

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May 18: Porter’s Bistro

May 15, 2018

This Friday night – we are very excited to be back at Porter’s Bistro Coffee and Tea House ! Come and enjoy dinner, drinks and some of the best Folk music of the 60’s!  DATE: Friday, May 18 TIME: 6:30PM – 9:30PM LOCATION: Porter’s Coffee and Tea House, 21611 48th Ave, Langley (map) RESERVATIONS: (604) 530-5297 Facebook Event

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Kingston Trio

May 13, 2018

Saw the Kingston Trio last night at Blue Frog Studios. They put on a really good show. Lots of nostalgia and a lot of fun! 

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Thoughtful tribute to the sweet music of the 60’s!

May 13, 2018

Band Review by Leanne Campbell, May 13, 2018 ‘Cause I’m T.N.T. I’m dyn-a-mite! … no, no, not the ACDC song… TNT, as in True North Troubadours! I just saw this band play at House of James in Abbotsford BC… what a fantastic night! The music of the 60’s was real music. When simplicity was sophisticated (still is). Candid.…

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May 12: House of James

May 11, 2018

We’re looking forward to a return visit to the House of James Coffeehouse this Saturday! Come enjoy your favourite coffee drink, a tasty treat and relive some of the greatest folk music of the 1960s. Date: Saturday, May 12 Time: 7-9PM Location: House of James Coffeehouse, 2743 Emerson St, Abbotsford (map) Cost: $15 at the door

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True North Troubadours perform in Abbotsford

May 11, 2018

BC Local News, May. 11, 2018 12:00 a.m. Concert on Saturday, May 12 at House of James The True North Troubadours will perform at the House of James coffeehouse in Abbotsford on Saturday, May 12. The group consists of Joel Dietrich and Wayne and Diane Rempel. Rich vocal harmonies with acoustic guitar interplay define the…

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April 25: The Langley Senior Resources Society

May 7, 2018

Another great evening at our sold out performance at The Langley Senior Resources Society on April 25th. Many thanks to Sandy Lucas and staff for having us.

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Feb 10: Jim’s Jam

February 27, 2018

We had the honour of performing at Jim’s Jam Feb 10th. It was a great night of music, food and fun! Thanks to everyone who came out to hear us play. Photos: Sandeep Dosanjh

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Nov 17: Porter’s Bistro

November 4, 2017

In just under 2 weeks till our Nov 17th performance at Porter’s Bistro and Coffee house. Come out for a great night of food and beverage. Make your reservations early as seating is limited! Porter’s Coffee and Tea House,  21611 48th Ave Langley, BC V3A 3M7 Reservations: 604-530-5297

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Oct 13: Water Shed Arts Café

October 7, 2017

Join us for a night of folk, dinner and delicious local beverage. Doors open at 6pm. Dinner menu released a few days prior to event. DATE: October 13, 2017 TIME: 6-9PM LOCATION: The Water Shed Arts Cafe, #11 20349 88 Ave Langley (map) For more info go to their website Facebook Event

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Oct 21: Benefit Concert

October 1, 2017

On Friday, October 21st, 7:30pm Dunbar Lutheran is proud to present the True North Troubadours as they play tribute to the music of Peter Paul and Mary. Tickets for this event are $30 each and will be benefiting our church wheelchair accessibility project. Tickets are going fast and are available by contacting the church office…

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July 15: Aldergrove Fair

July 16, 2017

Flower Power in the Grove! We performed at the 2017 Aldergrove Fair on Sat, July 15th! A 60’s “Flower Power” theme with a great musical line up. Thanks to everyone who joined us for a groovy afternoon! Thank you to all the volunteers for all your hard work! As well, a big thank you to…

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Highlights at Aldergrove Fair

July 16, 2017

By Kurt Langmann, July 16, 2017 ’60s Flower Power era was the theme of the Saturday concert series at the 2017 Aldergrove Fair Days. Featuring the True North Troubadours tribute to Peter, Paul & Mary, Big Guitars tribute to CCR and Janis Joplin, Daytrippers tribute to The Beatles and the grand finale with Trooper. Read full…

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Recreating fond memories of ‘Summer of Love’ at 2017 Aldergrove Fair Days

June 21, 2017

“Here for a good time” Trooper headlines Aldergrove Fair Days concert specials, along with Beatles, CCR, Janis Joplin and Folk Music tributes. By Kurt Langmann, June 21, 2017 The 105th annual Aldergrove Fair Days will celebrate “Flower Power” on July 14, 15 and 16, 2017. It was 50 years ago that the “Summer of Love”…

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Nov 3: Gig @ Blue Frog Studios

November 3, 2016

Pre-show stage at the amazing Blue Frog Studios. . “The True North Troubadours took us all back to the 60’s Folk Era tonight at the Blue Frog Studios in White Rock B.C. It was a tribute to Peter Paul and Mary, and other folk song performers. It was a night filled with harmonies, featuring Wayne…

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True North Troubadours coming to Blue Frog Studios!

October 15, 2016

Thursday. November 3rd, 2016 @ Blue Frog Studios White Rock BC (No Minors) 7:00 pm doors at 6:00 pm $35.50 Tickets at: Blue Frog Studios Leaving On A Jet Plane. Blowing in the Wind. Puff the Magic Dragon. Just some of the songs on the airways in the Sixties performed by the incomparable Folk music…

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May 12: Porter’s!

May 12, 2016

We performed at Porter’s Coffee and Tea House tonight! Good times.

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April 14: The Langley Seniors Resource Centre

April 14, 2016

Had a lot of fun last night with a wonderful audience! They were already in a great mood when we hit the stage, thanks to Kevin “KJ” Johnson’s smooth crooning!

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Feb 13: House of James

February 13, 2016

Having a good time at the House of James! Thanks for coming out! 

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Nov 7: Our first gig @ House of James

November 7, 2015

Our first time performing at House of James in Abbotsford!

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Coming to House of James on Nov 7th!

November 1, 2015

Paying tribute to the folk music of the Sixties the True North Troubadours with acoustic bassist Steve Labish, are currently performing popular songs by artists such as Peter Paul and Mary, Ian and Sylvia Tyson, Bob Dylan, Gordon Lightfoot and others. Come for a trip down memory lane reliving some of the best Folk music…

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