Artword Artbar is a licenced cafe-bar (all ages) for live music, theatre, contemporary dance.
Your hosts Ronald Weihs, Judith Sandiford. For reservations & info: call 905-543-8512, 905-912-9083. EMAIL artword@artword.net. BUY tickets online for some shows! BUY_tix_button

"Artword Artbar is a cosy little licensed listening room on Colbourne at James St. N., that always features interesting live music." Graham Rockingham, Hamilton Spectator 03/29/12

 

Calendar view, upcoming events at a glance

October 15th, 2018
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October 15th, 2018
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Steel City Jazz Festival, 2018, Thompson Egbo-Egbo Trio

September 24th, 2018
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Steel City Jazz Festival, 2018, Sunday October 28, 7:30 pm. Thompson Egbo-Egbo Trio. Pianist Thompson Egbo-Egbo, drummer Jeff Halischuk, and bassist Randall Hallhttps://egbomusic.com/
Artword Artbar. $15/$10 for students.

https://steelcityjazzfest.com/

Event, Steel City Jazz Festival

Steel City Jazz Festival, 2018, Brad Cheeseman Group, Sat Oct 27

September 23rd, 2018
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Steel City Jazz Festival, 2018.  Saturday October 27, 8:00 pm. Brad Cheeseman Group: Brad Cheeseman – electric bass; Robert Chapman – guitar; Sam Kogen – piano; Marito Marques – drums; James Bayford – sax.  bradcheeseman.com
bradcheeseman.bandcamp.com

Brad Cheeseman is a JUNO-nominated bassist and composer from Hamilton, Ontario. Cheeseman’s lyrical bass playing and melody-driven compositions have been featured on Canadian, American, and European stages, and captured on four original recordings. Cheeseman’s newest recording, The Tide Turns, chronicles a period of change, self-discovery and reinvention, and reinforces the cornerstones of his music: engaging melodies, playful rhythms, and an honest, emotional core. In 2016, his acclaimed Brad Cheeseman Group won the Montreal Jazz Festival’s coveted Grand Prix de Jazz.
Venue: Artword Artbar, $15/$10 for students.

**SCJF second event on Saturday October 27, 8:00 pm. The Jazz Connection Big Band. This concert is at The Music Hall at Main & McNab. $20/$15 for students.

https://steelcityjazzfest.com/

Event, Steel City Jazz Festival

Steel City Jazz Festival 2018, Broadsway: Heather Bambrick, Julie Michels, Diane Leah, Fri Oct 26

September 22nd, 2018
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Steel City Jazz Festival, 2018. Friday October 26, 8:00 pm. Smordin Law Artist-in-Residence Series – Heather Bambrick.
Broadsway: vocalists Heather Bambrick and Julie Michels, pianist Diane Leah. https://thebroadswayshow.com/
Artword Artbar. $15/$10 for students.
https://steelcityjazzfest.com/

Event, Steel City Jazz Festival

Steel City Jazz Festival 2018, Diana Braithwaite & Chris Whiteley, Thurs Oct 25

September 21st, 2018
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Steel City Jazz Festival, 2018. Thursday October 25, 8:00 pm. Diana Braithwaite & Chris Whiteley. Classic & vintage jazz & blues. Diana Braithwaite vocals, Chris Whitely trumpet & cornet, John Sheard piano, Ron Johnston bass, Vince Macaroni on drums. http://hotblues.ca/
Artword Artbar $15/$10 for students.
https://steelcityjazzfest.com/

Event, Steel City Jazz Festival

Steel City Jazz Festival 2018, Heather Bambrick Quartet, Wed Oct 24

September 20th, 2018
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Steel City Jazz Festival, 2018. Wednesday October 24, 8:00 pm. Smordin Law Artist-in-Residence Series – Heather Bambrick Quartet. Join vocalist Heather Bambrick (JUNO / ECMA Nominee) and her all-star quartet (Adrean Farrugia, Ross MacIntyre, and Colleen Allen) for this show that will be musical, funny, and highly entertaining.  https://www.heatherbambrick.ca/
Artword Artbar, $15/$10 for students.
https://steelcityjazzfest.com/

Event, News, Steel City Jazz Festival

Steel City Jazz Festival 2018, Allison Au Quartet, Tues Oct 23

September 19th, 2018
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Steel City Jazz Festival, 2018. Tuesday October 23, 8:00 pm. Allison Au Quartet:
Allison Au alto saxophone, Todd Pentney piano, Jon Maharaj bass, Fabio Ragnelli drums. Allison Au earned her first Juno nomination for her debut album The Sky Was Pale Blue, then Grey in 2013, and in 2016 seized the Juno for Best Jazz Album of The Year: Group for Forest Grove.
https://www.allisonau.com/
Artword Artbar, $15/$10 for students.
https://steelcityjazzfest.com/

Event, Steel City Jazz Festival

Hill Brothers Bluegrass Band, Sat Oct 20

September 18th, 2018
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Saturday October 20, 2018, at 8:00 pm, $15. Book online   BUY_tix_button
A return visit from the renowned Hill Brothers Bluegrass Band. The band: Randal Hill mandolin and vocals; Rocky Hill guitar and vocals; Tim McDonald banjo and vocals; Owen Mahoney bass and vocals.

Event, Music, Music-bluegrass

Collette Savard and The Savants, Fri Oct 19, 2018

September 17th, 2018
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Friday October 19, 2018 at 8 pm, $15.
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A return visit from the delightful singer-songwriter Collette Savard and her band The Savants: Rebecca Campbell, Martin Worthy, Tim Posgate, Megan Worthy, John Switzer. With her palette of acoustic folk instruments, Collette whittles out of her imagination beautiful song gems. She brings them to you wrapped in the exciting package of her band of seasoned masters. www.collettesavard.com/

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Event, Music, Music-singer/songwriter

Jonas Pearson Paavola, Scott Taplay, Dave Hollingshead, Justin Mchugh, Thurs Oct 18

September 16th, 2018
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Thursday October 18, 2018, at 8 pm, $10. Jazz musicians Jonas Pearson Paavola (bass), Scott Taplay (guitar), Dave Hollingshead (piano) and Justin McHugh (drums) have a new project they would like to showcase at Artword Artbar. They are calling this the Collective of Bad Decisions. “Each composition has a different concept in it … Essentially we’re borrowing existing concepts from avant garde classical music and adding as much improvisation as possible and any other crazy ideas we can imagine.” Artword has known these musicians for a long time, so we are up for whatever adventures you fellas are up to.

Event, Music, Music-Jazz

CANCELLED: Whoever You Are, a play reading, Tues & Wed Oct 16 & 17

September 12th, 2018
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CANCELLED/ Unfortunately we are not able to proceed with this planned reading. We will try again in 2019….
[Tuesday October 16 and Wednesday October 17, 2018, at 8 pm. $10/pwyc. Artword Theatre presents a reading of Whoever You Are, a play by Ronald Weihs, based on a short story by science fiction writer Judith Merril. Read more…

Event, Theatre

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