Launch Party to Feature the Blues!

I’m happy to announce that blues artists Robert Davis and Fraser Melvin will perform at the Poplar Lake launch party on Wednesday, October 17 at the Pilot Tavern in Toronto. Robert and Fraser are fixtures on the city’s blues scene.  They’ve recently collaborated on Robert’s Cuban Blues CD which is slated for release in November.

Robert and Fraser are fantastic musicians and I’m honoured they’ve agreed to grace the evening.  If you would like to attend, you are most welcome. The space is filling so reserve a spot – message me on my Facebook Author Page with your email and I will send you a direct Evite.

Event details as follows: 

The Stealth Lounge, 2nd Floor, The Pilot TavernPoplar Lake - NON 2018 edition
22 Cumberland Street, Toronto ON M4W 1J5

  • Drinks and Mingle to the Blues 7:00 pm
  • Welcoming Comments 8:15 or :30-ish
  • The Robert Davis Fraser Melvin Duo will perform a special set after the formal welcome
  • Cash bar and food service will be available all evening.
  • Copies of Poplar Lake will be available for purchase ($21 with GST; cash or cheque only please).

Poplar Lake is a stand-alone prequel to my 2015 novel, A Person of Letters.  Terry Fallis, two-time winner of Canada’s Stephen Leacock Medal for Humour, has said of it, “In Poplar Lake, Ron Thompson has written a captivating story, rich with humour and heart. I didn’t want it to end.”


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