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Sat. July 21st 2012
@  Islands Folk Festival Duncan BC (All Ages)
The Hokum Steamers
Sat. May 12th 2012
@  Highlands Folk Music (All Ages)
The Hokum Steamers
The Hokum Steamers

The Hokum Steamers

Confirmed: Mar. 14, 2017

Label: House-Rent Records
Acoustic, ragtime blues and gospel from Victoria BC

Contact Details

Mike Ballantyne
mike@folklore.bc.ca
250-652-7614

Seasoned entertainers Mike Ballantyne and Rick Van Krugel are the acoustic ragtime blues duo, The Hokum Steamers.
Their CD, "Doing the Cater Street Shimmy" includes 14 tracks of 1920s and 1930s blues, hokum, jug band songs and gospel.
Rick and Mike are also joined on occasion by Carter Bannerman on mandola, guitar and vocals.
We are available to play at music festivals, folk clubs, churches (dedicated gospel songs) and to anyone interested in polished, authentic, early country blues and gospel, etc.

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Current Lineup

NameRoleDates
Mike Ballantyne 2011-present
Rick Van Krugel2011-present

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Available for blues and folk festivals, folk clubs, house concerts and workshops. - Last confirmed Mar. 14, 2017