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NEW! Marc Pettigrew rocks again, Wed Oct 30

September 18th, 2013
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Marc_Pettigrew_Second_WindNEW EVENT! Wednesday October 30 at 8 pm, pwyc. An intimate and heartfelt evening of music by Marc Pettigrew and friends. Marc says “I’m a rocker tempered by time. I’ll be performing mostly my own material.” Marc’s new CD “Second Wind” is due for release soon. http://www.marcpettigrew.com/

Event, Music

Brazilian singer-songwriter Luanda Jones and band, Sat Oct 26

September 12th, 2013
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Luanda_Jones_picKevinJonesSaturday, October 26, 2013, at 8 pm, tickets $15/$20 (call 905-543-8512). Artword Artbar, 15 Colbourne St. Hamilton, is delighted to announce an evening with Brazilian singer-songwriter Luanda Jones and her band. Born in Rio de Janeiro and now based in Toronto, Luanda brings us an evening of bossa nova, funk, jazz and samba. BUY ADVANCE TICKETS ON-LINE
“Brazilian singer/songwriter Luanda Jones has been capLuanda_Jonestivating audiences for over a decade with her unique blend of suave, jazz inflected vocals and stylized guitar harmonies, passionately interpreting some of the South American nation’s most cherished popular musical traditions.” Now in Toronto, she performs regularly at Lula Lounge, as well as in a variety of music festivals and on CBC.   http://www.luandajones.com/
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Event, Music

Jazz: The Butler Neale Nine, Wed Oct 23

September 10th, 2013
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Wednesday October 23, 2013 at 8 pm, pwyc/$5. Jazz standards and some new compositions by the Butler Neale Nine. The line-up: Abigail Neale alto saxophone, Matt Lagan tenor saxophone, Fred Butler tenor saxophone, Andrew Hills bari saxophone, Marlon Brew trumpet, Margaret Nishimura trombone, Ewen Farncombe piano, Dave Holla bass, Mat Gervais drums.

Event, Music-Jazz

“Another side of Trickbag”, an intimate night of roots and blues, Sat Oct 19

September 9th, 2013
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Trickbag-cSaturday October 19 at 8 pm, $10. A special treat at Artword Artbar:  “Another side of Trickbag” emphasizing the intimate blues and roots side of the band. This is a rare evening of Trickbag delving into their acoustic blues bag, combining Delta Blues with jugband stylings, among others. Trickbag is Donna Panchezak on vocals and percussion, Les Smith on harmonica and guitar, Mike Hickey on bass , Paul Panchezak on drums and Larry Feudo on slide guitar, mandolin and fingerstyle guitar. The band will draw from 25 years of playing together to present their unique roots and blues history. Trickbag has played everywhere from roadhouses to festivals and all points in between. They’ve got three albums to their credit and are currently working on their fourth. Trickbag’s music has graced the soundtracks of several U.S. television network shows such as Hart of Dixie, The New Girl, One Tree Hill and Chicago Fire. Trickbag has opened for groups like Downchild Blues Band, Colin James, Big Sugar and Jeff Healey to name a few. http://www.trickbag.ca/

Event, Music

NEW, an acoustic evening with Andreas rock band, Fri Oct 18

September 9th, 2013
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Andreas_Sept14_0602_800Friday October 18 at 8 pm, cover tba. Andreas, the upcoming and coming rock band we like to hear from regularly have jumped in on short notice to play on Friday. It will be an acoustic evening with songs from their new EP, and some surprises. Brian Dahl (lead vocals/guitar), Jay Brandow (guitar/vocals), Adam Payne (bass), Mike Medhurst (drums), and Jennifer Lockman (keyboards/vocals).  http://andreasband.com/aboutus.htm
(Jazz guitarists Bob Shields and Mark Ucci have cancelled their concert)

Event, Music-Jazz

Lori Yates’ songwriters showcase, Thur Oct 17 8pm, Thur Nov 14 9:30, Thurs Dec 19

September 8th, 2013
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Lori_YatesLoriYatesIMG_9839_600Thursday October 17 at 8 pm, pwyc. Lori Yates‘ Creative Genius Songwriting Workshop presents: Sharon Washington, Kim Lister, Pete Harding, Monica Knott, Tiffany Thompson, Dave McDonald, Lily Sazz. In a songwriter-in-the-round setting, participants from Creative Genius Songwriting workshop will perform the songs they wrote during the 6 week workshop. Special guest: Nick Burson on percussion.
Thursday November 14 , LATE at 9:30 pm (after Sky Gilbert’s “Jim Lacroix”), second showcase, details tba.
ONE MORE! Thurs Dec 19 at 8 pm, the Christmas party version!
http://www.loriyates.com/

Event, Music, Special event