We’re home! It feels great to be back in Winnipeg after our long journey to Alberta and back. Let us fill you in on the last leg of our tour…
One of our highlights was visiting the small city of Medicine Hat. That may seem like a strange place for a highlight, but it was really all about the people. We performed for a house concert, and our hosts, Blair and June, took great care of us (thanks guys!). We performed on their veranda, while the guests enjoyed the music from their lawn chairs in the front yard.
We spent an extra day with our hosts in Medicine Hat – they took us around the city, let us use their hot tub (!), and we made empanadas together, Chilean style of course, since Rodrigo is from Chile. We can’t wait to go back to that very welcoming city.
We also played in Regina and Brandon on our way back to Winnipeg. When we did finally arrive, we were so happy to be home! We pulled in to Winnipeg around 2 am on Saturday morning, and played at the St Norbert Farmer’s Market at 10 am that same day! Rodrigo is posing here for a reporter from the Free Press – keep your eye out for him in the paper.
The last performance of our tour was in Amber’s hometown of Steinbach. We played for Mennonite Heritage Museum’s “Fall on the Farm.” We’re still not quite sure how to put the Latin music together with Mennonite culture, but as long as they keep feeding us farmer sausage and perogies, we’re ok with it! And look, we even found the Trio Bembe CD in Steinbach’s first store.
We’d love to see you at one of our upcoming gigs. We’re playing on Broadway Ave this Sunday, Sept 9, at 2 pm, and you can always keep up to date on our performances by visiting the Gigs section of our website. More photos from the tour in the On the Road section.