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closed from Aug 25 to Sept 11, 2019

July 29th, 2019
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Sunday, August 25 to Wednesday September 11, 2019:  CLOSED
Fall programming starts up Thursday September 12, 2019

Event, News

Marcelo Puente, fundraiser for his trip to Chile , Sat Aug 24

July 5th, 2019
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August Special Concert #4. We will be open for only these special events:

Saturday, August 24, 2019, at 8 pm. Admission by donation. Marcelo Puente, singer-songwriter, gives a fundraiser concert for his trip: “I was invited to Chile to play in October at the Museo de la Memoria. It is for me a great honour to be part of that, the memory of the atrocity of the dictatorship.” Marcelo is among the many Chileans forced into exile by the brutal Pinochet dictatorship after the military coup in 1973 against President Allende.

Event, Music, Music-World

Sarah Beatty and Dana Sipos, Fri Aug 16

July 4th, 2019
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August Special Concert #3. We will be open for only these special events:

Friday August 16, 2019, at 8 pm, $10. Two singer-songwriters on tour: Dana Sipos, plus Sarah Beatty with lead guitarist Peter Horvat.
Dana Sipos is an acclaimed Canadian songwriter who tours internationally, extensively and often by alternative means; tall ship, train, canoe, bicycle. Nominated for numerous Canadian Folk Music Awards, Dana is touring in support of her 2018 release, Trick of the Light, described as a “luminous and compelling work (Exclaim!).” Her work is described as “beautifully crafted, slightly strange and completely mesmerising (Gold Flake Paint UK).”  www.danasipos.com
Quirky and captivating, songwriter and scientist Sarah Beatty is known for enchanting audiences with warmth, wit, and messages that make people think. She is touring with virtuoso lead guitarist Peter Horvat, from Austria. Her album, Bandit Queen, released in February 2017 peaked at #1 on Canada’s Roots charts, recognized by bloggers and industry insiders as one of those albums that people need to hear, is on international playlists from Nashville to The Netherlands.  www.sarahbeatty.ca/

Event, Music, Music-singer/songwriter

Alyssa Giammaria and Devon Savas, reunion concert, Sat Aug 10

July 3rd, 2019
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August Special Concert #2. We will be open for only these special events:

Saturday August 10, 2019, at 8 pm, $10. Alyssa Giammaria vocals and Devon Savas bass. Alyssa and Devon began collaborating as students at Mohawk. Then each pursued further musical studies in other cities. This concert is a hometown reunion. They will be revisiting favourite past selections and venturing in new directions in a one-off genre-boundless performance, with one set as a duo and the second set with a band of special guests: Levi Kertesz (drums), Ian Brown (piano/keys), Michael Morabito (alto sax), and Aoife-Louise Doyle + Stephanie Sloss (background vocals).

Event, Music, Music-Jazz

Anthems of the Void, w. guest Jill McKenna Trio, Wed Aug 7

July 2nd, 2019
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August Special Concert #1. We will be open for only these special events:

Wednesday August 7, 2019, at 8 pm, $15. Anthems of the Void: Caylie Staples vocals, Bradford Reed pencilina and modular synthesizer, and Geoff Gersh guitar, from New York, on an August tour in Canada. Guest set by Jill McKenna Project: Adrean Farrugia piano, Mackenzie Read drums, Jill McKenna bass.

Event, Music, Music-Jazz