Common Cup Prairie Tour – June 14-23, 2019
What a great tour! – Thanks to all our hosts
Common Cup is planning a Fall 2019 Tour to British Columbia – scroll down to see the dates planned so far.
Common Cup On Tour
British Columbia Concert Tour
September 18-29, 2019
The Common Cup Company is planning a British Columbia concert tour this coming September.
We are beginning in Kamloops on Wednesday, September 18, and concert dates up to September 29 are being developed.
If any congregations are interested in having us during this time, we would be delighted to connect with you! With good advertising and pre-concert ticket sales, this can be a good congregational fund-raiser.
The music in our concerts connects with all ages, runs from meditative to joyous, with lots of opportunities to sing along.
Here are the dates and locations of our 2019 BC Tour so far:
Wednesday, September 18
St. Paul’s Cathedral
360 Nicola Street, Kamloops, BC
(250) 372-3912 or email@example.com
Friday, September 20
St. John’s Anglican Church
170 Shuswap Street, Salmon Arm, BC
Saturday, September 21
The Cathedral Church of St. Michael’s and All Angels
608 Sutherland Street, Kelowna, BC
(250) 762-3321 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Sunday, September 22
St. Saviour’s Anglican Church
150 Orchard Avenue, Penticton, BC
(250) 492-4325 or email@example.com
Friday, September 27
Nanaimo Ecumenical Centre
6234 Spartan Road, Nanaimo, BC
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Please contact us through this website if you require additional information. The Common Cup hope to see you at one of the concerts.
“God bless … the path you are to follow, the people you will meet…”
Music brought us together, Faith fed and nurtured us, we became companions on a life-long journey. The word companion expresses the connectedness between those are led into each other’s presence and the moments that offer nurture along the way.
Since the late 1970’s, making and sharing music and faith has fed us and sustained us and challenged us—and we have met and been blessed by many people across this vast earth.
We came together as individuals, bringing individual gifts, talents, abilities—and became more than the sum of our parts. We began when Ian Macdonald and Jim Uhrich joined Gordon Light in neighbouring congregations in downtown Winnipeg. We grew when Bob Wallace was welcomed into the circle.
But we were not yet a group. We officially formed Common Cup when we discovered that our vocations would lead us apart. We wanted to keep making music together—and not cease our connections. So, we became The Common Cup Company, and, in ensuing years, welcomed Richard Betts and Scott McDonald to our company, mourned the death of Jim Uhrich, acquired talented Lloyd MacLean, and sorrowed in the death of Ian Macdonald.
Our path has taken us from Nashville to Whitehorse, from Vancouver Island to Newfoundland – coast to coast to coast and beyond! In 2018 we made music on a tour through western Australia…and who knows where beyond that!
“God bless the river of your soul, flowing from Love’s own deep sources; Go, be broken, go, be whole! God bless the river of your soul.”
from “Earth Beneath Your Feet” by Ian Macdonald