Shari is thrilled be touring with her daughter – recording engineer Julia Graff (on violin, mandolin, guitar, accordion & vocals) - and fellow High Bar Gang member Kirby Barber (on bass, guitar & vocals). SUBMITTED PHOTO

Award-winning multi-instrumentalist returns to Char’s Landing

Shari Ulrich will be in Port Alberni on Thursday, April 12

Originally a California girl, long settled on the west coast of Canada, Shari Ulrich is celebrating 45 years as a touring recording artist and multi-instrumentalist (violin, mandolin, piano, guitar, dulcimer, and harmonica).

Char’s Landing will be bringing back this Club Char favourite and highly acclaimed award winner on Thursday, April 12.

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From Pied Pumkin through The Hometown Band, and on as a solo artist and multi-instrumentalist, she has been a part of 23 albums – including her collaboration with solo artists Bill Henderson and Roy Forbes (UHF), and Barney Bentall and Tom Taylor (BTU). More recently she has been a part of The High Bar Gang, a seven piece bluegrass band with Barney Bentall and Colin Nairne. Her work has garnered two Juno awards, several Juno nominations, an induction into the BC Entertainment Hall of Fame and a 2014 CFMA for English Songwriter of the Year.

Ulrich will be touring with her daughter – recording engineer Julia Graff (violin, mandolin, guitar, accordion and vocals) — as well as fellow High Bar Gang member Kirby Barber (bass, guitar and vocals).

The show starts at 7 p.m. at Char’s Landing on Thursday. Tickets are $20 in advance and are available at the Rollin Art Centre, by phone (778-421-2427) or online at

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