Fans of this veteran Canadian alt-folk/country singer-songwriter are known as “Fredheads”. The allusion to the Grateful Dead and their loyal fan base of “Deadheads” is deliberate as Eaglesmith and the Grateful Dead have a lot in common with their quirky, narrative driven songs.

Friday Oct. 3 Eaglesmith is in town to play a show sponsored by Regina Folk Festival as part of its Concert Series. The gig goes at the Exchange (doors at 8 p.m.) and tickets are $20 advance and $25 door.

If you’re a Fredhead you already know what to expect. If he’s a bit of an unknown entity to you, here’s video from a few years of his appearance on David Letterman’s show where he performed “I Think You’re Careless With My Love” off the CD Cha Cha Cha: