APR
10
WEDNESDAY, APRIL 10th
SONGWRITERS AND SIDESLINGERS at
THE CASBAH

306 King St. West
Hamilton Ontario

Early Show: 8pm
905-741-7625

Rae Billing and Andrew Aldridge along with three other songwriters and their respective sideslingers.

MAY
10
FRIDAY, MAY 10th
Rae Billing & CRYBABY at
RAISE THE ROOF CONCERT SERIES
DR. DISC ROOFTOP

20 Wilson St.
Hamilton Ontario

SHOWTIME 9:00 to 9:30pm prompt
905-523-1010

The full band will be playing this Art Crawl event in Downtown Hamilton.

With Rae Billing on acoustic guitar and vocals, Andrew Aldridge on electric guitar, Greg Brisco on keys, Scott Bell on bass and Lucky Pete Lambert on drums and backups.

Promises to be a good'un. No cover, as we're playing to the folks two stories below. (And we'll be trying not to toss ourselves off the roof!)


JUNE
1
SATURDAY, JUNE 1st
Rae Billing & CRYBABY at
ARTWORD ARTBAR

15 Colbourne Street
Hamilton Ontario

Early Show
Doors open 7:30pm • Show starts 8:00pm
905-543-8512

The full CRYBABY band will be playing two sets at this small-but-iconic local venue.

Band members are Rae Billing on vocals and acoustic guitar, Andrew Aldridge on guitar, Greg Brisco on keys, Scott Bell on bass and Lucky Pete Lambert on drums

Honestly, this is one of the best venues in the city for hearing music. Small and intimate with great acoustics and owners Ron and Judith really appreciate artists - all kinds of artists, from playwrights to painters, photographers, poets and musicians. Love this joint!
AUG
30
FRIDAY, AUGUST 30th
Rae Billing & CRYBABY at
GORE PARK SUMMER LUNCHTIME CONCERT SERIES

King and James Streets
Hamilton Ontario

Lunchtime Show:
12:00 noon to 2:00pm
905-523-1646

The full CRYBABY band will be playing two sets from 12noon to 2pm in this beautiful downtown location.

Band members are Rae Billing on vocals and acoustic guitar, Andrew Aldridge on guitar, Greg Brisco on keys, Scott Bell on bass and Lucky Pete Lambert on drums

Love playing in a breeze.
Recent Concerts
FEB
13-16
WEDNESDAY to SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 13-16
RAE BILLING at
FOLK ALLIANCE INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE

The Fairmont Queen Elizabeth Hotel
Montreal Quebec

Information: 416-524-7198

The Folk Alliance International 2019 Conference is the world's largest gathering of the folk music industry and community.

Rae played nine showcases in four days (!) including EDpr Presents THE HAMMER COMES DOWN ROOM
CHICAGO MIKE'S MUSIC JOINT ROOM
RUSSELL deCARLE RUSTY CAR MUSIC ROOM
DUNCAN SHOWROOM/39 DAYS OF JULY ROOM

JAN
19
SATURDAY, JANUARY 19th
RAE BILLING & CRYBABY at
THIS AIN'T HOLLYWOOD

345 James St. North
Hamilton Ontario

Doors open 9:00pm • Show starts 10:00pm
289-396-3911

Rae Billing & CRYBABY headlined at one of the best joints in Hamilton to see live music.

With Andrew Aldridge on guitar and backups, Steve Koch on guitar, Scott Bell on bass and Lucky Pete Lambert on drums and backups.

Opening the show was Hamilton's own great alt-country band FRYTRUCK.


JAN
18
FRIDAY, JANUARY 18th
RAE BILLING & CRYBABY at
THE MOONSHINE CAFE

137 Kerr St.
Oakville Ontario

Doors open early • Show starts 9:00pm
905-844-26565

Rae Billing & CRYBABY headlined at this great music room in Oakville.

With Andrew Aldridge on guitar and backups, Greg Brisco on keys, Scott Bell on bass and Lucky Pete Lambert on drums and backups.

Plus sweet alt-country openers Shari Dunn and Jonny Kerr.
JAN
13
SUNDAY, JANUARY 13th
EDpr Presents
FOLK ALLIANCE INTERNATIONAL SHOWCASE FUNDRAISER at
THIS AIN'T HOLLYWOOD

345 James St. North
Hamilton Ontario

3:00 to 6:00pm
289-396-3911

EDpr presented a fundraising event for a Folk Alliance International Conference Showcase taking place in Montreal in February.

The conference only comes to Canada every five or more years, so this was an extra special event to support.

It's a stellar lineup with:
BIG RUDE JAKE
RAE BILLING
SARAH BEATTY
EDGAR BREAU and COLINA PHILLIPS
DEEPS
TIM GIBBONS
CORY MERCER
JAY POLLMANN
DAVE RAVE
MATTY SIMPSON and JUSTINE FISCHER
and SUZIE VINNICK

NOV
24
SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 24th
RAE BILLING at
BATSTONE'S NORTHERN RAMBLE

45 Railway Ave.
Renfrew Ontario

Doors open 7:30pm • Show starts 8:00pm
613-612-3600

SONGWRITER SHOWCASE: Shared the evening with legendary songwriter Dean Batstone. Played two sets at this iconic Ottawa Valley venue located in a converted Baptist Church with the most heavenly acoustics.
NOV
16
FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 16th
RAE BILLING at
THE MISSISSIPPI QUEEN

635 King St. East
Hamilton Ontario

Dinner and Show
Doors open 7:30pm • Show starts 8:00pm
905-526-0909

DINNER AND SHOW: Played two sets at this intimate restaurant serving up fabulous southern style food and live music.

Joining Rae on vocals and acoustic guitar were Andrew Aldridge on guitar and Greg Brisco on keys.

OCT
13
SATURDAY, OCTOBER 13
RAE BILLING & CRYBABY at
THE ARTWORD ARTBAR

15 Colbourne Street
Hamilton Ontario

Early Show
Doors open 7:30pm • Show starts 8:00pm
905-543-8512

Played this local small-but-iconic venue with the full Crybaby band.

Band members are Rae Billing on vocals and acoustic guitar, Andrew Aldridge on guitar, Steve Koch on guitar, Greg Brisco on keys, Scott Bell on bass and Lucky Pete Lambert on drums

SEP
15
SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 15
RAE BILLING & CRYBABY at
SUPERCRAWL MAIN STAGE

James St. North and King Street
Hamilton Ontario

12 noon

Played as part of the iconic Supercrawl festival.
JUN
22
FRIDAY, JUNE 22nd
RAE BILLING & CRYBABY at
MILLS HARDWARE

95 King St. East
Hamilton Ontario

With Special Guests: Matty Simpson and Justine Fischer
Early Show: 9:00pm (Doors Open 8:00pm)
289-389-5311

ICE STORM REDO: We called this our 'Ice Storm Redo' show, for those who had to hunker down on the CD release night. Last full band show before September.

Songs from the newly released album, Still.
APR
19
THURSDAY, APRIL 19th
CRYBABY at
THE CADILLAC LOUNGE

1296 Queen Street West
Toronto Ontario

Early Show
8:00 to 11:00 pm
416-536-7717

CD RELEASE PARTY: Playing during the last month of this iconic Toronto club. Show includes the full Crybaby band.

Band members are Rae Billing on vocals and acoustic guitar, Andrew Aldridge on guitar, Steve Koch on guitar, Greg Brisco on keys, Scott Bell on bass and Lucky Pete Lambert on drums.

Playing songs from the newly released album, "Still".
APR
14
SATURDAY, APRIL 14th
CRYBABY at
THE PEARL COMPANY

16 Steven Street
Hamilton Ontario

Early Show
Doors Open 7:30 • Show starts 8:00pm
905-524-0606

CD RELEASE PARTY: Celebrating our fourth year of spring shows at the unique Pearl Company venue. Show includes the full Crybaby band.

Band members are Rae Billing on vocals and acoustic guitar, Andrew Aldridge on guitar, Steve Koch on guitar, Greg Brisco on keys, Scott Bell on bass and Lucky Pete Lambert on drums

Playing songs from the newly released album, "Still".
FEB
22
THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 22nd
CRYBABY at
THE MOONSHINE

137 Kerr Street
Oakville Ontario

Early Show
Show starts 9:00pm
905-844-2655

Pleased to be playing this Oakville music venue with the Crybaby band.

Band members are Rae Billing on vocals and acoustic guitar, Andrew Aldridge on guitar, Greg Brisco on keys, Scott Bell on bass and Lucky Pete Lambert on drums.

Playing songs from the to to be released album, "Still". OPENER: Splendid Jazzpop duo UNION and KAY

NOV
4
SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 4th
CRYBABY at
THE ARTWORD ARTBAR

15 Colbourne Street
Hamilton Ontario

Early Show
Doors open 7:30pm • Show starts 8:00pm
905-543-8512

Pleased to be playing this local small-but-iconic venue with the full Crybaby band.

Band members are Rae Billing on vocals and acoustic guitar, Andrew Aldridge on guitar, Steve Koch on guitar, Greg Brisco on keys, Scott Bell on bass and Lucky Pete Lambert on drums

OPENER: Splendid Jazzpop duo UNION and KAY

SEP
23
SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 23rd
SONGWRITER'S IN THE ROUND at
THE ARTWORD ARTBAR

15 Colbourne Street
Hamilton Ontario

Early Show
Doors open 7:30pm • Show starts 8:00pm
905-543-8512

A terrific roster of songcrafters will be sharing songs and stories. Line-up includes host Duane Rutter, Michael Birthelmer, Rae Billing, Gillian Nicola and Jay Linden.

JUL
18
TUESDAY, JULY 18th 2017
RAE BILLING & ANDREW ALDRIDGE at
THE HORSESHOE TAVERN
opening for
LARRY CAMPBELL & TERESA WILLIAMS

370 Queen St. West
Toronto Ontario

Early Show
Doors open 8:30pm • Show starts 9:00pm
905-522-1409

Multi-instrumentalist-vocalist Larry Campbell and singer-guitarist Teresa Williams have rocked many a venue, as both center stage performers and invaluable assets to world class acts. A shortlist of artists who've benefited from their talents, live and in studios, reads like a Who's Who of Music Icons: Bob Dylan (Larry spent eight years on the Never Ending Tour), Paul Simon, Little Feat, Hot Tuna, Phil Lesh, Emmylou Harris, Sheryl Crow, Mavis Staples, and, for one miraculous seven-year stretch, Levon Helm. Now, with an eponymous debut album, the couple brings it all back home.

Crybaby's Rae Billing and Andrew Aldridge will be opening the show at 9:00 pm.

JUL
15
SATURDAY, JULY 15th 2017
RAE BILLING at
THE PINE STREET STUDIO
GARDEN CONCERT

8 Pine Street
Hamilton Ontario

Early Show
Doors open 7:30pm • Show starts 8:00pm
905-522-1409

Michael Birthelmer's Pine Street Studios plays host to another Garden Concert of Singer/Songwriters with Michael Birthelmer (owner of Pine Street and one of the City's most unique and praised songwriters plus the fabulous songsmith Duane Rutter and alt-country singer/songwriter Rae Billing.

This will be a great night but Mike's shows are often packed so you might want to make a reservation by calling Pine Street Studio at 905-522-1409!

MAY
13
SATURDAY, MAY 13th 2017
CRYBABY at
THE PEARL COMPANY

16 Stephen Street
Hamilton Ontario

Early Show
Doors open 7:30pm • Show starts 8:00pm
905-524-0606

After reuniting Crybaby for two 20 year anniversary shows, the group decided to create a Crybaby album together. Working on Summer 2017 release.

Band members are Rae Billing on vocals and acoustic guitar, Andrew Aldridge on guitar, Steve Koch on guitar, Greg Brisco on keys, James Henry on bass and Lucky Pete Lambert on drums.

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DEC
4
SUNDAY, DEC. 4th 2016
CRYBABY at
THE CASBAH LOUNGE

306 King St. West
HAMILTON Ontario

SPECIAL GUEST: MATTY SIMPSON
Early Show
Doors open 8:00pm • Show starts 9:00pm
416-536-7717

Crybaby's 20 Year Anniversary show at the Cadillac Lounge in Toronto.

Band members are Rae Billing on vocals and acoustic guitar, Andrew Aldridge on guitar, Steve Koch on guitar, Greg Brisco on keys, James Henry on bass and Lucky Pete Lambert on drums


DEC
1
THURSDAY, DEC . 1st 2016
CRYBABY at
THE CADILLAC LOUNGE

1296 Queen St. West
Toronto Ontario

SPECIAL GUEST: MICHAEL VALELLY
Early Show
Doors open 8:00pm • Show starts 9:00pm
416-536-7717

Crybaby's 20 Year Anniversary show at the Casbah Lounge in Hamilton.

Band members are Rae Billing on vocals and acoustic guitar, Andrew Aldridge on guitar, Steve Koch on guitar, Greg Brisco on keys, James Henry on bass and Lucky Pete Lambert on drums


 

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