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Valentine’s with Peter Elkas

February 15th, 2009

In the true spirit of Valentine’s Day, John and I had a most romantic evening… at a BobCat house concert featuring Peter Elkas (and lovely opener Andrea Simms-Karp) with 40 other lucky audience members. I’ve seen Peter perform, oh, a few times… but in such an intimate space where you could hear a pin drop, this was an absolute treat and a truly unique experience.

Peter played with “Master of Music” Doug Friesen, who accompanied with a stand-up bass:

Photos by John Bagnell

Besides having talent, voice and charming banter, Peter also happens to be an incredibly nice and humble guy. Plus, he does a mean version of the Family Ties theme song.

Until you get the chance to see Peter live, drop by his myspace page to take a listen — ‘Party of One’ is still probably my favourite to sing along to. And if you ever get the chance to sit next to him, I urge you to try the ol’ yawn-and-stretch move — he’s a sucker for it!

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  1. LTP
    February 16th, 2009 at 19:27 | #1

    Emily Chen, you kill me with that yawn move. But with publishing it in action on the inter-web, you’re going to have to try much harder next time you see me.

  2. Mer mer
    February 16th, 2009 at 20:51 | #2

    Emily, the Pete-loving sequence is killer!! haha. Well done. :) I wish I could have been in two places at once that night! (Well, three…Kathleen’s show too!)

  3. February 17th, 2009 at 09:00 | #3

    Well played, Chen. Well played. Until the restraining order arrives, you’re IN.

  4. February 17th, 2009 at 10:31 | #4

    He is truly dreamy. And obviously he has good taste judging on where he chooses to place a peck now and then! So who is this “john” guy you say you spent Valentine’s with? No evidence of him anywhere here… ;-)

  5. Cory Wishak
    March 6th, 2009 at 10:13 | #5

    Whoa – I was checking out Peter’s website and saw a link to your blog…whoa – sweet. I can’t believe I didn’t know he was coming to Ottawa. Fak…nice pics ;)

    ps – I still have your Party of one original CD you know…

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