Feb 14, 2016 Castlegar, BC, Canada
Sunday
Valentine's Dinner
Element Bar and Grill
 

We will be playing songs about love and life as you dine in this Valentine's.

Jan 28, 2016 Rossland, BC, BC Canada
Thursday
Winter Carnival
Rossland Secondary School Auditorium
 

We will be playing a few tunes at this variety show that takes place during Rossland's Winter Carnival.

Jan 9, 2016 Nelson, BC Canada
Saturday
Ellison's Cafe
 

Come and join us for an acoustical set along with stand up bassist Rob Fahie.  We play at 1 and admission is by donation.  

Dec 5, 2015 Castlegar, BC, Canada
Saturday
Element Bar and Grill
 

We will be adding a few Christmas Carols to our repetoire to provide some entertainment as you dine in this Christmas Season.  

Nov 29, 2015 Castlegar, BC, Canada
Sunday
Castlegar Climate Change Rally
Millenium Park
 
Nov 10, 2015 Castlegar, BC Canada
Tuesday
Fundraiser for the Falkmann Family
Castle Theatre
 

There is a little girl in our community who is having to attend the Vancouver Children's Hospital many times throughout the year to treat a tumour on her brain.  Tonight is all about raising money to help the Falkmann family through this challenging journey.  Admission is by donation.

 

 

Sep 26, 2015 Nelson, BC, Canada
Saturday
Cottonwood Market
 

Come check out the beautiful produce and products while listening to some great tunes!  We'll be playing from 12:30-2:30.  The market is located at Cottonwood Falls in Nelson, BC.

Sep 19, 2015 Robson, BC Canada
Saturday
taste of Castlegar
The Lions Head Smoke & Brew Pub
 
Sep 11, 2015 Rossland, BC, BC Canada
Friday
Golden City Days Entertainment Extravaganza
Rossland Miner's Hall
 

Doors open at 6:30pm

Advance Tickets Only

$15 at Red Pair Shoe Store

2002 Columbia Ave., Rossland, BC,

Aug 26, 2015 Castlegar, BC, BC Canada
Wednesday
Concerts in the Park
Concerts In The Park
 

Located in Kinnaird Park. Admission by donation.

Aug 8, 2015 Nelson, BC, Canada
Saturday
Cottonwood Market
 

Come check out the beautiful produce and products while listening to some great tunes!  We'll be playing from 10:00-12:00.  The market is located at Cottonwood Falls in Nelson, BC.

Jun 6, 2015 Nelson, BC, Canada
Saturday
Cottonwood Market
 

Come check out the beautiful produce and products while listening to some great tunes!  We'll be playing from 12:30-2:30.  The market is located at Cottonwood Falls in Nelson, BC.

Jun 5, 2015 Castlegar, Canada
Friday
Sunfest
 

Castlegar Sunfest is held annually on the first weekend of June. 

May 2, 2015 Salmon Arm, BC, BC Canada
Saturday
Wicked Spoon
 
Feb 21, 2015 Rossland, BC, BC Canada
Saturday
Rossland Market
 

Come to the Miner's Hall for some tunes and the Rossland Farmer's Market!  The BEST way to celebrate spring!

Feb 14, 2015 Nelson, BC Canada
Saturday
Ellison's Cafe
 

We're heading back to where we got our first gig as Motes & Oats, to Ellison's Cafe in Nelson, BC.  A perfect Valentines Day afternoon! :-)

Sep 7, 2014 New Denver, BC, BC Canada
Sunday
Hills Garlic Festival
 
Aug 30, 2014 Nelson, BC, Canada
Saturday
Kootenay Pride
 

Join us again for the Kootenay Pride Coffeehouse where there is talent on the stage and in the audience alike!  Bring your instrument, poem or song to partake in the open mic sections.

Aug 27, 2014 Castlegar, BC, BC Canada
Wednesday
Concerts In The Park
 

Located at Kinnaird Park.  Admission by donation.

Aug 21, 2014 Rossland, BC, BC Canada
Thursday
Rossland Market
 
Aug 15, 2014 Trail, BC, BC Canada
Friday
Trail Market
 

We'll be playing busking style from 10-2 as you wander the market and enjoy a beautiful Kootenay sunny day!

Jul 25, 2014 Regina Beach, Saskatchewan, SK Canada
Friday
Last Mountain Lake Cultural Center
 

Tickets are $15 and available at Regina Beach Esso or Regina Beach Home Hardware.  Doors open at 7 pm.  This will be the first show of the newly married Motes & Oats!

This show is SOLD OUT!  

Thank you to all who came and thank you to the Centre for squeezing everyone in. :-)

Apr 4, 2014 Nelson, Canada
Friday
Begin with the Corners
Kootenay School of the Arts (KSA)
 

Featuring Rossland poet Almeda Glen Miller with Motes & Oats.

Mar 29, 2014 Castlegar, BC Canada
Saturday
Rollerderby Half Time Show
Selkirk College
 
Mar 28, 2014 Nelson, Canada
Friday
Expressions
 

Tickets will be sold at the door on a sliding scale from $10-$15.  Motes & Oats, along with bassist Rob Fahie will play their entire repetoire for an evening warmed by tea and coffee in the cozy Expressions Cafe.  

 

Mar 15, 2014 Rossland, BC Canada
Saturday
Begin with the corners
Rossland Gallery
 

Motes & Oats collaborate with Rossland poet Almeda Glenn Miller and bassist Shelly Ackerman to form Motes & Oats And LIttle Lambs Eat Ivy.  This is a launch party for the new publishing house Big Bad Wolf Publishing House, a new poetry book 'Begin with the corners' and the MP3 EP of the poetry spoken to music. Come and meet the author, hear this brand new music live and get a free book and MP3 download card with your admission.

 

www.bigbadwolfpublishinghouse.com

 

Mar 13, 2014 Castlegar, BC Canada
Thursday
Selkirk's Got Talent
Selkirk College
 

Motes and Oats will open the show with a song and then join an announcer from Mountain FM at the judging table for Selkirk College's Got Talent event.  What kind of advice will we have for the contestants? Well, Motes wants to be Paula and Oats wants to be Randy.  Wait.  Wrong show.  But you get the idea. :-)

Feb 8, 2014 Coleman, AB Canada
Saturday
Blackbird Coffeehouse
 

We've heard this place has some of the most authentic, delicious mexican food you can find on this side of the border!  All located in a beautiful, historical church nestled in the Rocky Mountains.  It's quirky.  It's fun.  And it's only $15!

https://www.facebook.com/pages/Blackbird-coffee-house/17740129124

Jan 26, 2014 Rossland, Canada
Sunday
Rafters, Red Mountain Ski Hill
 

When the lifts shut down, Motes & Oats begin.  We will warm you back up after an amazing day of powder.  Red Mountain is one of the best ski hills in North America.

Dec 8, 2013 Silverton, BC Canada
Sunday
Christmas by the Lake
 

An event that is sure to put you in the Christmas Spirit!  Find more information at: http://www.christmasbythelake.ca/ 

 

Sep 14, 2013 South Slocan, BC Canada
Saturday
Yoga Celebration
Yoga Treehouse
 

6:30-7:30 pm - Free Yoga Class

7:30-8:00 pm - Snacks

8:00 pm - Motes & Oats Concert

This is sure to be a fun event!  Make your body feel good with a free yoga class and healthy snacks and then join Motes & Oats in a candle lit room while you sit on a pillow and relax your tired muscles.  And best of all, it's only by donation!

Sep 8, 2013 New Denver, BC Canada
Sunday
Hills Garlic Festival
 
Sep 8, 2013 New Denver, BC, BC Canada
Sunday
Hills Garlic Festival
 
Aug 28, 2013 Castlegar, BC Canada
Wednesday
Concert in the Park
 
Aug 10, 2013 Glade, BC Canada
Saturday
Glade Fishing Derby
Glade Hall Park
 
Aug 9, 2013 Robson, BC Canada
Friday
The Lions Head Smoke & Brew Pub
 
Jul 27, 2013 Castlegar, BC Canada
Saturday
Kootenay Festival
Doukhobor Discovery Centre – Heritage Way
 
Jul 19, 2013 Creston, BC Canada
Friday
Snoring Sasquatch
 

$12 Advance / $15 Door
Doors 7pm / Show 8pm

Tickest Available at:

Snoring Sasquatch
221 11th Avenue North, Creston, BC  V0B 1G0
250-435-0442

Kingfisher Quality Used Books
131 12 Ave N, Creston, BC V0B 1G0
250-428-0553

Black Bear Books
1013 Canyon, Creston, BC V0B 1G0
250-428-2711

Jul 17, 2013 Medicine Hat, AB Canada
Wednesday
Inspire
 

Two forty five minute sets with a 15 minute break in between.  Admission is by donation.

Jul 13, 2013 Moose Jaw, SK Canada
Saturday
23 Main Street
 
Jul 4, 2013 London, ON Canada
Thursday
Motes & Oats London CD Release Party
The Black Shire Pub
 

Joined by the lovely Carly Thomas, Motes & Oats will take the stage in Melissa's home town.  

Check out Carly's website to discover more great Canadian folk music: www.carlythomas.com

Cover is $5 or free with the purchase of a Motes & Oats CD ($15)

May 25, 2013 Trail, BC Canada
Saturday
Relay For Life
Gyro Park
 
May 25, 2013 Nelson, BC Canada
Saturday
Kootenay Co-op Block Party
Kootenay Coop Radio
 

Come out and support the Kootenay Co-op Radio!

May 24, 2013 Rossland, BC, BC Canada
Friday
Drift Izakaya
 
May 9, 2013 Trail, Canada
Thursday
Silver City Days
 

Come on our to Trail, BC and enjoy the rides, music and fireworks.  Trail's best time of year!

Apr 27, 2013 Castlegar, BC Canada
Saturday
Spring Fling
Spring Fling
 

Come and enjoy a free show on the outdoor stage.

Apr 27, 2013 South Slocan, BC Canada
Saturday
Dam Inn Neighbourhood Pub
 

Motes & Oats will be opening for Heartsong. Listen to Heartsong's "All In This Together" here:

https://soundcloud.com/morienjones

Try to stop your feet from tappin'. I dare you!

$8 advance, $10 at the door.

Apr 24, 2013 Rossland, BC Canada
Wednesday
Rossland Gallery
 

Conversations with Writers:  An evening for writers and readers.
Topics: the role of the writer as a catalyst for change, publishing in the current climate, the writing life, and the writer's role in the community, works in progress.
Activity: Interviews with writers followed by Readings, Q&A and music by Motes & Oats
Free Admission!

Mar 16, 2013 Winlaw, BC Canada
Saturday
Motes & Oats in the Valley
Cedar Creek Cafe
 

Come and enjoy some local art and homemade food in the beautiful Valley.  No cover!

Feb 22, 2013 Rossland, BC, BC Canada
Friday
Motes & Oats with bassist Rob Fahie
Drift Izakaya
 

Motes & Oats with special guest Rob Fahie on stand up bass. We will bring you two 45 minute sets at Drift Izakaya in Rossland, B.C.  No cover.

Jan 24, 2013 Rossland, BC, BC Canada
Thursday
Winter Carnival Variety Show
Rossland Secondary School Auditorium
 

Come out and see what Rossland and the West Kootenays has to offer!  Motes & Oats will be performing two selections at this festival variety show.

Jan 15, 2013 Rossland, BC, BC Canada
Tuesday
Joe Hill Coffee House
Rossland Miner's Hall
 

This is a monthly Rossland tradition!  Come out and see a variety of talent from all over the West Kootenays for a small donation.  This months Motes & Oats will play a song or two from their album and one new one that is yet to be released.

Jan 5, 2013 Nelson, BC Canada
Saturday
Acoustic Sessions
Ellison's Cafe
 

Ellison's Market & Cafe Presents

Acoustic Unplugged Sessions 5th Anniversary

12pm ChizelSpanK

1pm Pickled Thistle

2pm Motes & Oats

523 Front Street, Nelson, BC.

Jul 11, 2012 Regina, SK Canada
Wednesday
Bushwakker Brewing Company
 

Come and celebrate the release of our debut CD "Simple Things"