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Hannah Shira Naiman, banjo + Niagara String Band, Sat Sept 24

August 17th, 2016
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Hannah_Shira_Naiman_origcSaturday September 24, 2016, at 8 pm, $8 advance (905-543-8512), at door $10, $5 students. Hannah Shira Naiman, singer/banjoist from Toronto, brings you original songs, played on the clawhammer banjo, sung with the appalachian sound. “Songs not from the mountains, but from a rocky, rugged place.” Hannah stops by on her way to a Bluegrass festivalNiagara_String_Band_c in Virginia. http://www.hannahshiranaiman.com/music.html
Hannah has invited the Niagara String Band (Alex Andrews and Shawn Fehlow, R & L in photo), as special guests for the evening. The duo perform a range of musical styles popularized in the early 20th century, an eclectic repertoire drawn from old recordings and sheet music. They play a variety of instruments including guitar, upright bass, 5 and 6 string banjo, piano, mandolin, fiddle, and harmonica.  http://www.niagarastringband.com/

Event, Music, Music-folk

India to Scotland: Neeraj Prem & Ruth Sutherland, Roots en Route, Fri Sept 23

August 16th, 2016
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renr_logoRuth_Sutherland+pic_cRoots en Route Festival of World Music, Dance, Spoken Word, presented by Matapa in multiple venues. http://www.matapa.org/ and  http://rootsenroutefest.com/new-events/
Events at Artword Artbar:
Neeraj+Prem_cFriday September 23, 2016, 8 pm, $25 door, $20 advance*. India to Scotland: Neeraj Prem and Ruth Sutherland.
Neeraj Prem (sitar and vocals), originally from India, and Ruth Sutherland (Celtic harp and vocals), originally from Scotland, are both based in Hamilton now. The two musicians will share their musical roots and collaborate on stage for everyone to enjoy. *For advance tickets: call 289-700-9997, or 289-396-9906

Event, Music-World, Special event

Acoustic Moments, reggae concert & dinner, Sat Sept 17

August 14th, 2016
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Jay_Mr._D.I.DSaturday September 17, 2016, doors 7:30 pm, dinner 8 pm, show 9 pm. Dinner and show $20 (must reserve), show only $10 at door.  Mr. Jay hosts another fabulous Riddim_Riders_Unplugged_cAcoustic Moments show & dinner, with world-class reggae music by The Riddim Riders and guests. Chef Learie Mc Nicolls will be cooking up some jerk chicken with rice and steam vegetables, Trinidad style. Vegetarian stir fry and vegetarian soup will also be available. Reserve seats for dinner before Sept. 13 (905-543-8512).

Event, Music, Music-World, Special event

Supercrawl special Jazz: Chris Maskell Quartet, Sun Sept 11, 2-4 pm

August 13th, 2016
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Chris_Maskell_1X3A2601_cSunday September 11, 2016, afternoon 2 to 4 pm, $10 or by donation, students $5. Supercrawl special concert: Jazz with the Chris Maskell Quartet: Chris Maskell saxophone and compositions, Gentiane MG piano, Levi Dover bass, Louis-Vincent Hamel drums.
Chris Maskell is an emerging voice in the Montreal and Ottawa jazz scenes. As a recent graduate of the McGill University jazz program, he has had the chance to study with saxophonists such as Donny Kennedy, Frank Lozano and Remi Bolduc. At this performance, his group will present a mix of original music and jazz standards. The quartet is in Toronto on September 10th for a performance at the Toronto Undergraduate Jazz Festival.  chrismaskell.com

Event, Music, Music-Jazz

Supercrawl special, Blues w. Beg To Differ Trio, Sat Sept 10

August 12th, 2016
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BegToDiffer2Saturday September 10, 2016, 8 pm, tip jar. Supercrawl special. An Artword favourite, the high-energy Beg To Differ Trio playing blues / jazz / funk — Tim Ninehouse on keyboards, vocals; Doug Sikma on guitar; Steve Foster on drums. Unique renditions of blues, jazz and funk songs, drawing from a large musical repertoire from early blues roots to jazzified contemporary songs. http://reverbnation.com/begtodiffertrio

Event, Music

Supercrawl special, R&B / soul w. Andre Bisson and band, Fri Sept 9

August 11th, 2016
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AndreBisson-0394-RR_cFriday September 9, 2016, 8 pm, $10. (Supercrawl weekend special concert at Artword Artbar.) Kicking off our Fall season, award-winning soul and R&B vocalist André Bisson and his band: André Bisson (vocals/guitar), Loretta Hale (trumpet), Simon Wheeldon (tenor sax), Mike Rowell (bass), Sean Bruce Parker (drums). Come see them off before their 6th UK Tour this September.
Website: http://www.andrebisson.ca/
Facebook: www.facebook.com/andreandthejtones
Since 2005, André Bisson has been performing his unique blend of R&B and Soul throughout the US, Canada, England, Wales & Ireland.

Event, Music, Music-Blues