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SINGALONG with Sam and Jane, Thurs May 30

April 30th, 2013
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SamTurton_JaneLewis_650.jpgThursday May 30, 2013, 7:30-9:30 pm, pwyc ($5-$10 suggested) SINGALONG with Sam Turton and Jane Lewis, singer-songwriters from Guelph. Come out and SING!  They’ve got songbooks full of classic favourites — YOU request the songs, and we all sing them together. Led by Jane Lewis and Sam Turton.    http://www.all-together-now.ca  Tell your friends because — the more, the merrier. Read more…

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Andy and Ariana, folk-fusion duo from Nova Scotia, Wed May 29

April 29th, 2013
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Andy_andAriana.jpgAndy_and_Ariana.jpgWednesday May 29, 2013 at 8 pm, $5. Back again from Nova Scotia, duo Andy and Ariana, playing an original, acoustic fusion of roots, folk, jazz and world music. They’ve got a new CD! While Ariana weaves words and melodies interspersing fiddle and saxophone riffs, Andy vocalizes percussion, plays guitar, and operates parts of a drum kit with his heels. The result is a lively one, guaranteed to entertain.  http://www.AndyandAriana.com Read more…

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Tom Dusome and the Utah Tar Sands Roadshow, Wed May 29 at 6:30

April 28th, 2013
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Wednesday May 29 from 6:30-8 pm. The Utah Tar Sands Roadshow, a presentation of Hamilton Freeskool!
And from 8 to 8:30 pm, Tom Dusome, singer-songwriter, activist and free skolar, will perform a warm-up set for Andy and Ariana, here on tour from Nova Scotia (see next post)
The Utah Tar Sands Roadshow is a listening project and educational presentation about the impact of tar sands extraction on people, water, and the land. Tar sands development is one of the most destructive industries on earth –- and a Canadian company is bringing it to Utah unless we rise up to stop it before it starts. http://www.beforeitstarts.org/utah-tar-sands-roadshow/utahtarsandsroadshow/
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Concert: What the Folk, Sunday May 26 at 7:30 pm

April 26th, 2013
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What_the_Folk_1116_c700.jpgSunday May 26 at 7:30 pm, cover $5. The wonderful “What The Folk?” are back, a multi-talented group of seven singers / instrumentalists. They play a range of folk-based and classical music, ranging from instrumental celtic pieces to a capella songs with full-blown four-or-more-part harmonies. They play traditional tunes, songs of war, and covers of more recent artists like Stan Rogers and Great Big Sea. Who are “What The Folk?”: Geoff Ball guitar, cello, vocals; Graeme Ball vocals, violin; Len Ball vocals, violin; Terry Ball vocals, violin, guitar, viola; Caroline Olsen vocals, violin, viola; Carolyn Reid vocals, flute.

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Tribal Gallery presents Mike Almas Blues Band, Sat May 25

April 25th, 2013
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MIKE_ALMAS_c650.jpgSaturday May 25, 2013 at 8 pm $10 advance /$15 door. The Tribal Gallery presents the Mike Almas Blues Band in concert. A seasoned and talented guitarist, singer songwriter, Mike Almas has been recording and performing throughout North America for over 25 years. Blending a unique mix of blues, funk and soul, outstanding musicianship and powerful vocals, the Mike Almas Band delivers the blues.  Call Tribal Gallery at 905-385-1829 for advance tickets. Last time Mike played Artword Artbar, the show sold out, so get those tickets! Click here to download Mike Almas poster pdf legal paper.

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Singer-songwriter fiddler/guitarist Shari Ulrich and her Trio, Fri May 24

April 23rd, 2013
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Shari_Ulrich_Trio.jpgFriday May 24 at 8 pm, $15 advance, $20 door (reserve 905-543-8512). Artword Artbar is delighted to announce a special concert by the Juno award winning West Coast singer-songwriter Shari Ulrich with daughter Julia Graff and Ted Littlemore. Shari, an amazing multi-instrumentalist (fiddle, mandolin, guitar, piano, dulcimer and vocals), is most known for her incomparable voice. She is touring with her trio which consists of her daughter Julia Graff (currently engineering and producing Shari’s new album) on violin, mandolin, guitar, piano, accordion and vocals, and her McGill classmate Ted Littlemore on piano, accordion and vocals. Though Julia has been performing with Shari for over a decade, the trio has been touring primarily in the summers while Julia and Ted are out of school. The trio is a wonderful blend of two generations and has been delighting audiences wherever they go. Click here to download the Shari Ulrich poster pdf.
www.shariulrich.com     http://profiles.sonicbids.com/artists/ShariUlrich
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BYu-BEafFj0
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Marie Avery, The Benefit of the Free Man, & Peace and Love Heidi, Thurs May 23

April 16th, 2013
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Marie_Avery_650.jpgThursday May 23 at 8 pm, $7. Singer-songwriter Marie Avery hosts an evening of music with guests The Benefit of The Free Man and Peace and Love Heidi.
Marie Avery
has been described as ‘a voice that cuts through the night like a dangerous yet delicate switchblade’. Having just released her debut EP a few months ago in Hamilton, Marie continues to build a fan base on home turf. www.marieaverymusic.com
Peace and Love Heidi, a songstress from Brantford, Benefit_of_the_Free_Man_c650.jpgwill open up the night with her naturalistic ballads and love songs. Her soaring voice will leave you entranced.
The Benefit of The Free Man, Anna Jarvis (cello); Greg O’Toole (guitar, vox); Lee Piazza (vox); Mike Legere (percussion), hail from Toronto and have been infiltrating the Hamilton scene with their unique take on chamber folk.  Read more…

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