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NoCal is calling Colin James name

- October 9th, 2012

Canadian blues-rocker singer-guitarist Colin James may have been born in Regina and currently based in North Vancouver but he’s got his long term sights set on North California wine country.
“I’m under that cloud (in) North Vancouver,” said James, who begins a cross-Canada club-theatre tour this week that runs throughout October and November in support of his latest album, Fifteen.
“It rains and rains and rains. So I think eventually I’m going to end up in North California. That’s where I want to end up with half my year in Sonoma so you can go into San Francisco, catch a great show and a great meal, but you’d still in that kind of warm, 75 degree (weather).”
James said his career won’t be affected by a change of location.
“A two hour flight from Sonoma to Vancouver is totally easily done and San Francisco is an international airport so I can get to anywhere from there.”
James said his wife is totally behind the idea and they’ve even scouted a place recently, albeit a tad early.
“We were just fantasizing cause there’s this place that had a killer view.”
James, who doesn’t drink, said he wouldn’t make making wine in wine country but there’s plenty of other things pulling him south.
“For me it’s the countryside, there’s farms but there’s still a really artsy, pottery (scene) and the food is ridicoulously good. And it’s like biking through Tuscany. Being in Sonoma, it’s beautiful countryside.”

Colin James Canadian 2012 tour dates:

OCTOBER 10 PALAIS MONTCALM QUEBEC CITY, PQ
OCTOBER 11 CHEMIN DU MONT ARTHABASKA VICTORIAVILLE, PQ
OCTOBER 12 THEATRE PALACE ARVIDA, SAGUENAY, PQ,
OCTOBER 13 METROPOLIS MONTREAL, PQ
OCTOBER 15 NAC OTTAWA, ON
OCTOBER 17 STOCKEY CENTRE PARRY SOUND, ON
OCTOBER 18 BROCK CENTRE ST. CATHARINES, ON
OCTOBER 19 BURLINGTON PAC BURLINGTON, ON
OCTOBER 20 GRAND THEATRE KINGSTON,ON
OCTOBER 21 SHOWPLACE THEATRE PETERBOROUGH, ON
OCTOBER 24 ROSE THEATRE BRAMPTON, ON
OCTOBER 25 BROCKVILLE ARTS CENTRE BROCKVILLE, ON
OCTOBER 26 SANDERSON CENTRE BRANTFORD, ON
OCTOBER 27 RIVER RUN CENTRE GUELPH, ON
OCTOBER 30 BURTON CUMMINGS THEATRE WINNIPEG, MB
NOVEMBER 1 CASINO REGINA REGINA, SK
NOVEMBER 2 SOUTHERN ALBERTA JUBILEE AUDITORIUM CALGARY, AB
NOVEMBER 3 MEDICINE HAT ESPLANADE ARTS & HERITAGE CENTRE MEDICINE HAT, AB
NOVEMBER 6 PORT THEATRE NANAIMO, BC
NOVEMBER 7 ROYAL THEATRE VICTORIA, BC
NOVEMBER 8-10 COMMODORE BALLROOM, VANCOUVER, BC
NOVEMBER 12 KELOWNA COMMUNITY THEATRE KELOWNA, BC
NOVEMBER 14, MEMORIAL CENTRE, RED DEER AB
NOVEMBER 15 NORTHERN ALBERTA JUBILEE AUDITORIUM EDMONTON, AB
NOVEMBER 16 DOUGLAS J. CARDINAL PERFORMING ARTS CENTRE, GRAND PRAIRIE, AB
NOVEMBER 17, VANIER HALL, PRINCE GEORGE, BC

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