"Thank You Waitress!" now available on
Flat and Black Records 2005
Release Date: August 8, 2005
Format: 13-song CD
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NEWS ARCHIVE - Jan.-Mar. 2006

Mar. 22/06
Sudbury and Sault Ste. Marie dates added to Spring tour
John will be playing solo at Boops Diner in Sudbury, ON on Friday, May 26th and then LopLops Lounge and Gallery the next night in in Sault Ste. Marie, ON, May 27th. Check back often for dates as they are added to the tour.

Feb. 23/06
John part of an "Expert Panel" on CBC Radio 1 this morning
Was it an expert panel on Canadian independent music? Was it on the transition from band to solo folk musician? Nah, it was a CBC Radio 1 Expert Panel on why Team Canada men's hockey were eliminated from the Olympics by the Russians yesterday. Hear it here (mp3)

Feb. 16/06
Retro Games!!!
OK, so when one spends a lot of time on the road, in hotels, truck stops, etc. it's always good to have something to do. Reading? Nah. Classic, vintage retro arcade games! We're kinda stuck on the classic 70s-80s retro games. So here's a few of our favourites!
Without anyone throwing two bits on your machine! Go to the games page

Feb. 13 /06
Allaire "Featured Artist" on "Ultimate Band List":
John Allaire is currently featured as a "Featured Artist" on one of the most popular go-to band lists, the Ultimate Band List. You can check it out at

Jan. 29/06
Columbia U. Show cancelled
Due to some booking issues, the Columbia U show in NYC is cancelled. Sorry if this causes any inconvenience.

Jan. 27/06

New Message Board/Forum
The FBR gang just finished setting up a really cool "John Allaire" message board and forum right here on the site. It's at and we encourage you to drop by, log in (or just browse as a guest) and participate in the discussions. John's blog will be discontinued as we're using this front page for news and the message board for interactive blogging. Join in now and add to a topic in progress or make up your own. Ask questions, start a poll!

More Reviews from Around the Globe
Check out this month's reviews "Thank You Waitress!" has been receiving from Wisconsin to Belgium! Go to the press page for the latest.

Jan. 4/06
Happy New Year! More shows added to the sked!
We all sincerely hope that 2006 will be happy, healthy and prosperous to all our friends! And we hope to see you out and about or at a show in the near future.

Speaking of shows, a few gigs have been added recently in Toronto and New York. Check out the details here. You can also go to John's brand new MySpace page and become a "friend!. Don't forget to sign up for the monthly newsletter sent right to your e-mail's inbox. Sign up on this page, below left. If you missed this month's newsletter, you can find it here.

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