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J.P. Cormier


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J.P. Cormier is a gifted multi-instrumentalist and singer-songwriter who has recorded upwards of 20 albums including two career retrospectives, a personal tribute album to Gordon Lightfoot,and a book of the tunes featured on his guitar album. J.P.’s impressive body of work has earned him a vast and loyal fan base and multiple award nominations and wins, including 14 East Coast Music Awards, Canadian Folk Music Award, five Music Nova Scotia Awards, Juno nominations, commendations from the Governor General of Canada and Premier of Nova Scotia. His 2015 album, The Chance, was nominated for a Juno award in the Traditional Roots Album of the Year category while his 2018 release with Dave Gunning, Gunning & Cormier – Two, won a 2019 East Coast Music Award. 

Having left Cape Breton at the age of 16 to learn from the masters and join them on stage. JP performed with his heroes Waylon Jennings, Marty Stuart, Earl Scruggs, Bill Monroe and others before returning to Atlantic Canada in 1995.Other instruments J.P. plays include fiddle, twelve string guitar, upright bass, banjo, mandolin, drums, percussion, synthesizer, cello, tenor banjo and piano. Buckle Up for quite a show!


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Here we are in Year 11 !

We invite you to explore live folk and singer/songwriter music in an intimate setting at Deer Creek Coffeehouse (DCC), a non-alcoholic venue located in the picturesque setting of Darlington, MD. DCC seats approximately 100 people at small, candlelit tables, in the friendly and cozy style of The Village, NYC coffee houses of the 1950’s and 1960’s. Now in its eleventh season, DCC, a non-profit organization, is devoted to presenting professional acoustic recording artists from all over the U.S., Canada and sometimes Ireland and Wales.

The suggested donation amount for each show is $15 for adults and $5 for youth ages 13-21. Only cash and checks written to Deer Creek Coffeehouse are accepted. Doors open 30 minutes prior to each show. No one is turned away for inability to donate the amount. Homemade baked goods, non-sugary snacks, coffee tea, water and soda are sold for a nominal fee. The venue has an ADA accessible ramp. We reserve tables for those with limited mobility, i.e., wheel chairs, walkers, etc. 

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