2023...Where does the time go.... 

I still can't believe he's gone, cuz I can still hear his remarkable voice in my head. Slim and I connect over the miles and have the music to carry us through, thankfully. Bill was a great songwriter and larger than life. A legend, a teacher and an immense talent.

Looking around today through the stark trees swelling with potential apple blossoms, I am reminded of the cycle of life and with this in mind, I have rekindled the spark and desire to play and even perform. I have a few shows coming up this summer…

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2020 ....so much tea...so little time. 

2019 was a good year for Lester … performing many stellar shows with drummer extraodinaire , Damian Graham  …..  Hermann's Jazz Club in Victoria one of the highlights and we continue to perform there. 

The latest Tri-Continental (http://tricontinentalmusic.com) recording, ‘Dust Dance’ was nominated for 'International recording of the Year’ and has also recently been nominated in the  ‘Pushing The Boudaries’ category at the Canadian Folk Music Awards this coming April. Tri-Continental will travel to…

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2018 and beyond! 

Lester has been on the road both as a duo and trio and with Tri-Continental in Europe this past summer playing shows in Germany. Tri-Continental released their first studio album in seven years titled Dust Dance and is a beautiful homage to the state of the world. Tri-Continenatl will be showcasing at Folk Alliance in February and performing at festivals and concerts across Canada in 2019. 


Lester at Hermann's 

Hey Victoria! WE will be playing the venerable Hermann's Jazz Club on December 7th in a double bill with Blue Moon Marque. 


Tri Continental 2018 tour! 

Tri Continental (Lester, Bill Bourne and Madagascar Slim) will be on the road in 2018 touring Europe and Western Canada with summer festival dates. Stay tuned for details! 

Oct. Tour w/ Michael ‘Bearfoot’ Treadway - Drums check out website for details.

Ptarmigan Pender Island Songwriting retreat w/ Mae Moore and Lauren Mann

Slide Guitar works shop - Oct 16  LOng and McQuade, Victoria

Tri Continental tour 

We've been waiting for this! Tri Continental will be on tour in September 2016.

Check Calendar for cities and venues.

Contact Ted Crouch at Acoustic Avenue for booking. 

Phone: (250) 833-0339
E-mail: tcrouch@shaw.ca